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Figure Drawing – Evenings

Levels: Previous drawing experience required.

Offered: Monday, 7-10pm & 2nd Thursdays, 7-10pm

Fee: $16 non-members, $14 members, $10 students. Not a member?

Facilitated by Open Studio Artist Richard Bennett. Drawing the human figure is acknowledged to be the best foundation for learning the process of really seeing …

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Series Classes

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Loosen Up and Have Fun with Acrylics

Levels: All

Instructor: Carrie Clayden

Offered: 6 Mondays, beginning 08/20/18, no class 09/03/18 1pm - 3.30pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 with member discount

Painting from the heart and loosening up are fundamentals of this class. We work fast and loose, layering our canvas with color, blocking in shapes, …

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Travel Sketching – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 6 Mondays, begining 08/20/18 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 with member discount

Travel sketching & painting allows us to slow down and to be wholly present while exploring the world.   Keeping an illustrated travel sketchbook enhances …

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Watercolor-Linda Lord-Thursdays

Levels: All

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Thurs., beginning: 08/23/18 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 with member discount

This class is geared to facilitate those who have never painted and those who have advanced their skills. Most class sessions will include a demo …

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Beginning Watercolor

Levels: Beginning

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Fridays, beginning: 08/24/18 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 members

This class is aimed at familiarity of  Materials, as well as why to chose them.  In the 6 weeks, we  will endeavor to produce 6 …

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Traditional Drawing Foundations

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Brian Bowes

Offered: 6 Thursday Mornings in June, beginning 09/06/18, no class 09/13/18 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160 / $140 with member discount

From animation to architecture, with a solid foundation in drawing, an artist can go anywhere! In this six-week course, students will be introduced to fundamental skills …

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The Illustrated Journal – Sundays!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: Six Sunday Mornings beginning 09/30/18, no class 10/21 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

Journaling helps us to slow down to really see and appreciate the world around us. This course is designed for those who wish to learn …

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Keeping A Nature Sketchbook

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 6 Tuesday Mornings beginning 10/02/18, no class 10/23/18 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

Sketching can be a pleasant and powerful tool for studying nature.  You don’t have to be an experienced scientist or an accomplished artist to be …

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Weekend Workshops

Pastel for the Enthusiastic Beginner: Getting Started with Soft Pastels – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Erika Perloff

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 07/28/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Come get immersed in the world of soft pastels. In this one day intensive class you will learn the basics of working with this vibrant, …

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Paint the Landscape in Soft Pastel

Levels: Some prior experience either with pastel or working outdoors is recommended. (Check out my class on July 28, Pastel for the Enthusiastic Beginner.)

Instructor: Erika Perloff

Offered: One day workshop - Sunday 07/29/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Discover the joys (and challenges!) of outdoor painting. In this workshop we’ll use soft pastels to paint the landscape  from life, focusing on interpreting what …

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Intermediate Watercolor – Class is Full!

Levels: Class designed for students with prior watercolor experience

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves Boic

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 08/04/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00 - one price for this class

This Intermediate level class will include a variety of skills instruction and practice.  How do you create the fold of a leaf or flower petal, …

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Watercolor Plus! (Mixed Media)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves Boic

Offered: One day workshop - Sunday 08/05/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00 - one price for this class

This one-day workshop will explore additions to watercolor. We will begin with a base of watercolor gesso and build on top with a variety of …

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Oil & Acrylics Saturday Painting Studio – Cityscapes from Photo

Levels: All levels

Instructor: Barbara Bailey Porter

Offered: Saturday Morning Workshop 08/11/18 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $45.00 - one price for this class

Learn all aspects of painting Cityscapes from photographs (provided by instructor) .  This class will cover composition, paint application, palette organization, value, color, perspective and …

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Digital Photography Basics

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: David Gubernick

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 08/18/18 10am - 6pm

Fee: $145

Demystify the technical terms and functions of your digital SLR and enhance your picture-taking abilities in a warm and supportive learning environment. Learn how to …

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Hand Marbled Paper & Silk

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves Boic

Offered: Two Day Workshop - 08/25 - 08/26/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 with member discount

The ancient art of marbling is most commonly known to people in relation to bookbinding. Do you remember ever looking in an old leather bound …

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Calligraphy – The Pointed Pen

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Ruth Korch

Offered: (2) Saturday Morning Workshops (09/15 and 09/22) 9.30am - 12.30pm

Fee: $90.00

The pointed pen is a dip pen (dipped in ink, as opposed to a cartridge pen) and can be endlessly variable in style, ranging from …

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Spontaneous Watercolor!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Robert Dvorak

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 10/06/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00 - one price for this class

Want to have fun painting watercolor with freedom and ease? You will learn to paint fast and free. If you: –     have no previous …

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Introduction to Gouache

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 11/17/18 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00 - one price for this class

Introduction to Gouache Gouache is an overlooked watercolor medium that has amazing versatility and can transcend the boundaries of many other mediums. It can wash …

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