Adult Classes | Painting: Acrylic

422 - Abstract Expressionism Acrylic Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Potocki,Lorraine

Explore a wide range of creative and abstract painting techniques learning how to express movement, texture, and emotions. Learn different ideas of how to start a painting and how to complete it. Using brushes, palette knives and colour shapers, experience the excitement of experimentation and loosening up. Join the fun and express yourself.

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478A - Acrylic Painting For Beginners

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Rosefelt, Carole

This class covers acrylic painting on paper and canvas for beginner and independent painters. Emphasis will be on individual and personal development. Students paint images they are interested in, either abstract or realistic. From painting basics for beginners and guidance toward development and strengthening creative compositions. Using your own reference materials as well as extensive examples provided by the instructor. Demos and discussions weekly and individual help with your own projects.

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599 - Acrylic Painting:Textures & Mediums

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Wood, Anita

In this class we go beyond Acrylics and explore the exciting world of Textures and Mediums! We will be working on several paintings throughout this course including the use of Image Transfers, Creative use of Clear Tar Gel & Gesso, Masking Fluid with Acrylics, Gold Leaf Abstracts and Faux Encaustics on a textured surface. This course will feature at least one demo every week. You will be encouraged to use your own subject material and roll with your creative thought process. There will be plenty of time for painting during the classes with individual consultations to help you achieve your personal goals! This class is suited for all levels!

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477 - Art & Soul of Landscape Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Baker, Karen

Bring your passion for landscape painting to new heights in this guided, open studio, all media class. Using your own reference materials, learn how to identify and convey the essence of your landscape subjects— respond by interpreting vs. copying. Develop more intuitive, spontaneous ways of seeing. Paint with greater emotion and purpose. Additional topics include composition and design, color exploration, qualities of light and shadow, value contrasts, edge control, aerial perspective. Maximum 10 students, familiar with their chosen medium.

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549 - Dancing with YUPO and Rocking with TERRASKIN!

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Ikin, Taylor

Known as the “YUPO QUEEN” for the past 16 years, Taylor Ikin, will also introduce you to Yupo, a waterproof synthetic paper, and a new surface, Terraskin, which is made from stone! Enjoy individual attention and class critiques, motivational reading and art discussions in a creative environment.

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423 - Fantastic Creatures

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Schmitz, Malanda

Creatures and those we call family are loved and portraits of them are cherished. This class will be filled with fun as you learn how to capture your favorite animal on canvas. You will learn how to take a photo for reference, composition, and drawing that image to paint. Techniques in acrylic painting to capture the essence of your subject will be explored. We will be working from your photos and sketches so bring lots of your favorite photos to the first class.

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424 - Fantastic Creatures

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Schmitz, Malanda

Creatures and those we call family are loved and portraits of them are cherished. This class will be filled with fun as you learn how to capture your favorite animal on canvas. You will learn how to take a photo for reference, composition, and drawing that image to paint. Techniques in acrylic painting to capture the essence of your subject will be explored. We will be working from your photos and sketches so bring lots of your favorite photos to the first class.

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453 - Independent Study in Drawing and Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Allison, Brooke

Independent Study is a class designed for artists who want to choose they own medium and subject matter with individualized help from the instructor. *The student should have some experience with the medium of choice.

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478 - Intermediate Acrylic Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Rosefelt, Carole

Students will advance their acrylic painting skills. Learn the basic language of composition, the pure excitement of color, the mystery of line, the safety of structure and form using acrylic and mixed media, as the student begins to explore a free and personal way of painting and develop new ideas and direction. Carole provides demonstrations, warm-up projects and critiques. The student will explore a different and freer way of painting and develop their own creativity!

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368W - Intuitive Acrylic Painting

Member Tuition: $175.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $195.00

Instructor: Schultheis, Candy

This is a 2 day workshop.

Abandon traditional methods of painting in this non-traditional course and get in touch with your intuitive self. We will be using a variety of tools and techniques (layering, stamping, spraying with water, rolling paint, etching), we’ll be explore color mixing, contrast, mark making and where to begin, with demonstrations and plenty of individualized attention.

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465 - Joyful Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Jacobson, Cynthia

Students are encouraged to find their personal style in the painting medium of their choice. Specific exercises to discover the creative spirit and development as an artist will also be explored. A supportive and intimate environment provides individual attention that builds self confidence.

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463 - Oils/Acrylic Painting-Starting Fresh

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Duff-Bohrer, Joan

This class is designed to help you enrich your oil or acrylic paintings. Students will receive instruction on ways to start a painting and some ideas about color effectiveness. The first class will involve a still life exercise and later classes may include a set up by the instructor or your own choice of imagery. Materials on the supply list should be brought to the first class.

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418 - Open Drawing and Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Take your drawing and painting to new heights of expression... bring YOUR TOOLS and we will help you excel to the next level! Learn anatomy, composition, and many facets of art. An open painting and drawing class to work on your own compositions with expert help.

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459 - Open Painting Day

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil students accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Need drawing experience.

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458 - Open Painting Night

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Nece, Melissa Miller

Improve your skills in technique, composition and concept. Individualized instruction to develop your own style of painting in acrylics or oils. (Colored pencil students accepted with instructor's permission). Choose personal subject matter, explore composition and color theory, solve painting problems. Need drawing experience.

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595 - Paint Your Heart Out!

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Borsuk, Mari Kaake

For those artists interested in working with acrylics and watercolor. Paint on surfaces including papers, wood, and metals. Paint from your own photographs or from great artists you love. Demonstrations daily, with individual instruction as your abilities and skills grow. Try some new methods and get new results!

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495 - Painting the Florida Landscape - Inside & Out

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Baker, Karen

The study of landscape painting must include time spent working outdoors directly from nature, where we connect with the essence of our subject and arrive at our statement of purpose. This unique course of study combines painting outdoors on location with studio sessions. Working outdoors en plein air, we will develop a series of small format color studies. Back in the studio we will create finished paintings using our color studies as reference. Additional topics covered: color choices and values, composition, patterns of light and shadow, aerial perspective. Instructor demos and plenty of one-on-one attention.

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456 - Spinning-New Perspectives on Art

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Sutherland, Robert

Whatever subject matter you like to paint - spinning will free your subconscious abilities! "Spinning" refers to turning the canvas, metal, wood or other vehicle at 90 degree angles while applying the oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, charcoal or other medium. Taking your favorite work of art and hanging it upside down may reveal an entirely new piece.

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