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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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Watercolor-Linda Lord-Thursdays – Class is Full!

Levels: All

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Thurs., beginning: 02/28/19 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

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 – Class is Full!

Levels: Beginning

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 6 Fridays, beginning: 03/01/19 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

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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Watercolor Techniques (Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 4 Sunday Afternoons beginning 03/03/19 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Fee: $140/$122.50 member price

Watercolor has the reputation for being difficult. It can cause frustration, defeat, and disappointment, especially for those just starting out. Having a solid understanding in …

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Drawing Animals (Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Kathryn Harper

Offered: 6 Fridays, beginning 03/08/2019 (no class 04/05/19) 1 - 3.30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This class is designed for all levels of artist, basic through advanced. Basic and easy techniques with also professional tools and techniques will be covered …

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Introduction to Figure Drawing – Class is Full!

Levels: Beginner

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Weds. beginning 03/13/19 10am-12:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This is a small group to begin a study of the human form from a live model. Immerse yourself in an intimate and comprehensive introduction …

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Traditional Figure Drawing – Class is Full!

Levels: All

Instructor: Susie Wilson

Offered: 6 Weds. beginning 03/13/19 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

Drawing can be described as an inquiring investigation into visible appearance, and the learned discipline should never exclude the potential for free and spontaneous input. …

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Pastel Studio

Levels: All

Instructor: Joan Hellenthal

Offered: 5-Friday mornings - beginning 03/15/19, no class 04/12/19 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $140/$122.50 member price

The perfect way to start the weekend….loosen up and have fun with pastels!  Using expressive marks and color we will paint vibrant landscapes and still …

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Nature Sketching 2.0

Levels: Some sketching experience is required

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 5 Tuesday Mornings beginning 03/19/19 9.30am - 12.30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

This series course is designed to take the basics learned in the SCAL Keeping a Nature Sketchbook to the next level by focusing on the …

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Weekend Workshops

Spontaneous Watercolor – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Robert Dvorak

Offered: One day workshop, Saturday 02/23/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

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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Beginning Watercolor – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves

Offered: 2-day Weekend Workshop, 03/09 - 03/10/19 10am - 3pm

Fee: $160.00 / $140.00 members price

This workshop is an introduction to the medium of watercolor. It will include the basic techniques used in painting with watercolor; wet into wet, washes, …

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Flower Power (Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All Levels

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 03/09/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price: $100

Welcome blooming artists to this floral themed painting workshop taught by Carrie Clayden. Carrie is excited to be teaching her favorite theme: Flowers! I encourage …

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Pastel for the Enthusiastic Beginner: Getting Started with Soft Pastels

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Erika Perloff

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 03/16/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price $89

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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Pushing Your Pastels

Levels: Some pastel experience is recommended

Instructor: Erika Perloff

Offered: One day workshop - Sunday 03/17/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Push your pastel paintings to a new level with this one day workshop, which maybe should be called a playshop! We’ll play with various underpainting …

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Paint Like the Old Dutch Masters With Acrylics – Class is Full!

Levels: Some painting experience required

Instructor: Wayne Jiang

Offered: 3-Day workshop, Friday 4/12/19, Saturday 4/13/19 & Sunday 4/14/19 10am - 5pm

Fee: $240/$210 with member discount

This class is designed to help you take acrylic painting to the next level. Through a mixture of demos, hands-on painting sessions from photos or …

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Intermediate Watercolor

Levels: Class designed for students with prior watercolor experience

Instructor: Jo-Neal Graves

Offered: Two day Weekend Workshop - 04/27 & 04/28/19 10am - 3pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

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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Introduction to Gouache

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: One day workshop, Saturday 05/11/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

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

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Botanical Art Workshop: Roses in Watercolor

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Maria Cecilia Freeman

Offered: Two day Weekend Workshop - 05/18/19 - 05/19/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: $160 / $140 member price

Botanical Art prizes both beauty and accuracy. In this workshop we’ll begin with close observation of our live plant specimens (to be provided), learning to …

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Watercolor with Pen & Ink (Studio 119 @ The Tannery)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Bonni Carver

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 05/18/19 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price: $89.00

Watercolor and pen and ink are the perfect portable media through which any place or setting can become a springboard for a creative sketch. An …

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Gouache 2.0

Levels: Some experience with Gouache recommended - please see Introduction to Gouache class 05/11/19

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: One day workshop - Saturday 06/08/2019 10am - 4pm

Fee: One price: $89.00

  In this one day workshop, additional gouache and grisaille application techniques will be explored. Instruction, demos, and exercises will be available to further the …

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