Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking

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

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Watercolors

Tuesdays, April 9 – May 28
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in watercolor painting. Get ready to have fun learning color mixing and application techniques including wet-in-wet, glazing, dry brushing, and resists. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Painting in the Loper Tradition

Tuesdays, April 9 – May 28
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This “Loper Method” class is designed to provide students with methods and techniques taught by the   late Delaware artist Edward Loper Sr. Students will learn about achieving rich color through direct observation and the use of a limited palette by painting a still life while focusing on light, line, color, and space.  Instructor: Thomas Del Porte. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Oil Painting

Wednesdays, April 10 – May 29
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
This course will focus on approaches and techniques for representational oil painting. Direct observation along with working from a photographic reference will be the basis for combining light, shadow and color to create realistic paintings. Instructor: Frank DePietro. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays, April 10 – May 29
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. Instructor: Eo Omwake. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Expressionistic Painting

Wednesdays, April 10 – May 29
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Use color, shape, and brushstrokes to loosen up your artwork and move away from realistic painting towards more expressive painting. Instructor: Eo Omwake. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Continuing Watercolors

Thursdays, April 11 – May 30
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Post-beginner to advanced-level students will continue to learn about watercolors and refine their skills.  This session will focus on techniques for depicting birds and florals. Instructor: Cynthia Swanson. $220 Members, $245 Non-Members. Register.
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Drawing

Thursdays, April 11 – May 30
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Practice basic drawing techniques. Gesture, contour, quality of line, composition, form, and perspective will be emphasized. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. $170 Members, $195 Non-Members. Register.
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Drop-in Open Figure Drawing Studio

1st and 3rd Monday of the month (March 4 & 18, April  1 & 15, May 6 & 20)
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Whether you are experienced at drawing the human figure or just beginning, this drop-in open studio is a great way to practice drawing from a live model. All drawing media is welcome. Monitored. $5 per session, pay at the door (cash or check only). No reservations, early registration does not apply. 
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