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Fall 2018

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 2 to November 27 (No class November 20)
Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1806
Materials List

Simplifying the Watercolor Landscape

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Experience the magic of watercolor and turn a landscape photograph or sketch into a painting by learning to simplify its composition.  Use of materials, color mixing, blending and application, color theory and brushwork will be discussed through handouts and demonstration. The addition of combining varied texture techniques with wet into wet washes will serve as inspiration for a student to explore their imagination.  Advanced students will progress towards their own level of improving technique, design, and self-expression.  Bring your own resources of photos or sketches to each class.  Basic drawing experience is required.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 2 to November 27 (No class November 20)
Tuesdays, 12:30 -3:00pm
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1807
Materials List

Oil or Acrylic Painting: Beyond the Basics

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Students will continue their exploration of chosen media and subject matter to develop a more personal artistic style. Focus will also be on learning to create the composition from a sketch or photo, and then on its enlargement and transfer to the canvas. Use of materials, color theory, mixing, blending, application and brushwork will be emphasized to foster more successful compositions. Skills and techniques will be developed through handouts, discussion, demonstration, and critiques.  Advanced students will work at their own level to improve their individual style, expression and abilities. Bring your own resource materials (ie. photos, sketches, still life setups) for inspiration.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Wednesday, 12:30 – 3:00pm   
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1808
Materials List

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 2 to November 27 (No class November 20)
Tuesdays, 1- 4pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1809
Materials List

Abstract Art: Cultivating Fearlessness

Instructor: Marlowe Emerson
Enhance your creative practice with abstract art! Experiment with acrylic painting and mixed media techniques to learn how making abstract art can help you take risks, train your instincts, and bring more authenticity to you work.  
Members $100, Nonmembers $115

October 4 to October 25
Thursdays, 6 -8pm
4 Weeks, All levels
F1813
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 2 to November 27 (No class November 20)
Tuesdays, 7-10pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1810

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 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1811
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 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Wednesdays, 7-10pm
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1812
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