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Fall 2017 registration opens for Members on Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16 for Nonmembers 

Summer 2017

Painting Workshop- Oil, Acrylic, or Watercolor

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Learn to develop an image from initial concept to final product in oil, acrylic, or watercolor media in this workshop series. Instructor will emphasize color theory, color mixing/blending, brushwork, and the ap­propriate application of paint. Intermediate students continue their exploration of their personal style as they broaden their understanding, gain confidence and refine their techniques in their chosen medium. Basic drawing experience is required. Come and learn a new media in the 4 Saturdays, or attend class to practice your skills in your favorite media over the summer. Instructor will contact students directly regarding supplies. 

Sign up for one, two, or three sessions, or for all four and save 10 percent on your total!
Members $40 per session, Nonmembers $50 per session

Workshops meet on Saturdays from 12-4pm.
July 22, July 29, August 12, August 19 

SM1704 July 22
SM1705 July 29
SM1706 August 12
SM1707 August 19

Fall 2017

Oil or Acrylic Painting, Day 

Instructor: Suzanne Stevens 
Increase your knowledge of materials and techniques to create work in oil or acrylic media.
Explore a variety of subject matter for inspiration such as still life, old masters, and our own imagination. Students will gain an enhanced understanding of materials, mixing and color application, and brushstroke work while enjoying the reflective and creative process of painting.
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Tuesdays, 1- 4pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1708
Materials List

Oil or Acrylic Painting, Evening  

Instructor: James O’Connor
Increase your knowledge of materials and techniques to create work in oil or acrylic media. Practice developing an idea from ini­tial inclination to final art object. Emphasis is placed on brushstroke, materiality and the mixing and application of color.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1709
Materials List

Oil or Acrylic Painting: Beyond the Basics

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Students will continue their exploration of chosen media and subject matter in an effort to develop a more personal artistic style. Color theory, mixing, blending, application and brushwork will be emphasized to foster more successful compositions.  Skills and techniques will be developed through demonstration, discussion, handouts and critiques.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 4 to November 29 (No class November 22)
Wednesday, 12:30 – 3:00pm   
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1710
Materials List

Simplifying the Watercolor Landscape

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Have you ever wanted to turn that landscape travel photo into a painting using watercolors? In this course, students will learn to simplify the landscape’s five basic elements through value and shape exercises.  Color mixing and application, color theory, brushwork and composition will be discussed through hand-outs, demonstration, and critiques.  Students will work from their own source photos for each session to create a final artwork. Advanced students will work at their own level to improve their own individual style and abilities. Basic drawing experience is required.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Tuesdays, 12:30 -3:00pm
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1711
Materials List

Painting from Photographs: The Very Basics

Instructor: Karla Mann
In this introductory course, students will examine color theory and the color wheel to gain a broad understanding of color mixing.  Students will learn to choose workable photographs, map out a strong composition, and utilize the grid method to enhance painting accuracy.  Styles of paint application, types of brushes, and types of painting surfaces will all be explored so students learn to translate photographic images into canvas masterpieces in this course inspired by classic oil painting technique. Please bring several photographs of various sizes, a ruler, and something to write with for the first class, when other supplies will be introduced.  Basic painting and drawing experience is helpful, oil media only.
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 4 to November 29 (No class November 22) 
Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1712
Materials List

Painting in Oil from Photographs I

Instructor: Karla Mann
Translate photographic images into canvas masterpieces in this course inspired by classic oil painting technique. The first 4 weeks will examine color theory and the color wheel to gain a broad understanding of color mixing.  Students will learn to choose workable photographs, map out a strong composition, and utilize the grid method to enhance painting accuracy.  Styles of paint application, types of brushes, and types of painting surfaces will all be explored so students learn to translate photographic images into oil painting. During the second 4 weeks of the course students will apply their newfound knowledge to an image of their choice
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21) 
Tuesdays, 7-10pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1713
Materials List

Painting in Oil from Photographs II

Instructor: Karla Mann
Intermediate and advanced students continue their explo­ration of translating photographic images into canvas mas­terpieces using a classic oil painting technique. Emphasis is placed on advanced brush techniques, composition and materials preparation and application. This class is de­signed for students who have painting and drawing experi­ence and a good understanding of color theory.
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 4 to November 29 (No class November 22) 
Wednesdays, 7-10pm
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1714
Materials List

 

Oil or Acrylic with Janet Lynn Eggen
Oil or Acrylic with Janet Lynn Eggen
Painting in Oil from Photographs with Karla Mann
Painting in Oil from Photographs with Karla Mann
Watercolor with Janet Lynn Eggen
Watercolor with Janet Lynn Eggen