Adult Classes | Painting: Oil

PT201 - Advanced Drawing and Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

In this class you will work on your own projects under the guidance of an instructor knowledgeable in classical realism. There will be demonstrations and lots of individual help. You will learn how to draw and paint more beautiful portraits, flowers, landscapes, or any subject matter you choose. You will be working mostly from your own photo references but you also have the option of working from a still life set up which is fundamental in training the eye to see objects in space. We will focus on drawing, composition, tonal values, color and edge control.

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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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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

The mission of this class is to give experienced artists a time and place to work out their own vision with aid from an instructor experienced with a variety of art materials and styles. Student should have experience with their medium of choice.

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465 - Joyful Painting

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 3,Level 4

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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PT107 - Miniature Painting in Oil

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

This class focuses on the methods, rules and materials specific to miniature painting. It is an age old technique which began in the 15th century. You will learn how to work on a surface called ivorine which is a surface made only in England which has the translucent qualities of ivory. The instructor is an international award winning miniaturist who will show you how to create beautiful jewel-like little paintings. A materials fee of $15.00 to be paid directly to the instructor to cover the ivorine.

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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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479 - Painting the Portrait or Still Life

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 3,Level 4,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

In this intermediate class you will explore several different approaches to perfecting your painting skills in portraiture using pastel, charcoal or oils. You'll learn Classical Realism principles to paint form and tonal values using plaster head casts as they do in the Ateliers or you can work from photographs. Students may also opt to learn how to set up a still-life and learn classical painting methods, such as tonal values, edges, and accurate drawing.

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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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457 - 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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470 - The Realistic Portrait in Oils & Pastels

Member Tuition: $149.00

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

Non-Member: $179.00

Model Fee:   $40.00

Instructor: Touliatos, Markissia

In this class, you will learn the fundamental principles of portrait painting from life using direct painting methods. We will concentrate on proper proportion, values, skin tones, and getting a likeness. The instructor will give step by step demonstrations and lots of individual instruction from how to begin the initial drawing through mixing beautiful skin tones and atmospheric backgrounds. We will have two models for three weeks each.

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