Drawing and Painting

Supply lists are available below.

Course Skill Level Key: See the symbol(s) at the end of each course description to determine the recommended skill level for students. Most classes are open to artists of all skill levels. Teenagers age 15 and up are eligible to register for adult classes.

b_beginner = Beginner
e_some_experience = Some Experience
i_intermediate = Intermediate
a_advanced = Advanced
l_all_levels = All Levels

Painting

Mondays, September 10 – October 22
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This is a good basic course for beginning and intermediate painters interested in acrylic or gouache painting. The instructor will advise students on materials and methods while providing individual instruction tailored to each student’s particular needs and interests. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $200 Members, $225 Non-Members.

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Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio

1st and 3rd Monday of the month, September 17, October 1 and 15, November 5 and 19
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

For experienced artists as well as beginners, the Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio offers an excellent way to practice drawing from a live model. All drawing media is welcome. Studio closed on Labor Day. $5 per session, pay at the door (cash or check only), no reservations.

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Watercolors

Tuesdays, September 11 – November 13
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Designed to provide students with a foundation in watercolor painting, this course includes color mixing and application techniques including wet-on-wet, glazing, dry brushing, and resists. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $270 Members, $295 Non-Members.

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Oil Painting

Wednesdays, September 12 – November 28
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This course will focus on approaches and techniques for representational oil painting. Direct observation and photographic inspiration will be the basis for combining light, shadow and color to create realistic paintings. No class September 19 or November 21. Instructor: Frank DePietro. $270 Members, $295 Non-Members.

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Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays, September 12 – November 28
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will be discussed and inform student’s work. No class September 19 or November 21. Instructor: Eo Omwake. $270 Members, $295 Non-Members.

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Expressionistic Painting

Wednesdays, September 12 – November 28
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Use color, shape, and brushstrokes to loosen up and move from realistic painting towards more expressive painting. No class September 19 or November 21. Instructor: Eo Omwake. $270 Members, $295 Non-Members.

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Continuing Watercolors

Thursdays, September 13 – November 15
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Post-beginner to advanced-level students will continue to learn about watercolors and refine their skills. Instructor: Cynthia Swanson. $270 Members, $295 Non-Members.

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Drawing

Thursdays, September 13 – November 15
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Practice basic drawing techniques with an emphasis on gesture, contour, quality of line, composition, form, and perspective. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $170 Members, $195 Non-Members.

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Abstract Drawing

Tuesdays, October 15 – November 12
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Learn materials and techniques while exploring the process of drawing. After warm-up exercises each session, experiment with texture, line, tone, and pattern. 5 weeks. Instructor: Barbara Warden. $170 Members, $195 Non-Members.

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From Drawing to Painting

Mondays, October 29 – November 12
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Transitioning from drawing to painting, students of all levels will explore a variety of subjects through still lifes and photographs in this relaxed class. 3 weeks. Instructor: Roe Murray. $120 Members, $140 Non-Members.

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