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Drop in Classes

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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Plein Air Painting (Oil or Acrylics)

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Mac McWilliams

Offered: 6 Sunday Afternoons beginning 09/30/18, no class 10/07 & 10/21 1pm - 4pm

Fee: $160/ $140 member price

From the mountains to the sea, from slough to farm, join us painting on location throughout the Central Coast.  In this six-week series class you …

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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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Watercolor-Linda Lord-Thursdays (4 week class)

Levels: All

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 4 Thurs., beginning: 10/04/18 1pm-3:30pm

Fee: $120 / $105 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 (4 week class)

Levels: Beginning

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 4 Fridays, beginning: 10/05/18 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Fee: $120 / $105 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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Loosen Up and Have Fun with Acrylics

Levels: All

Instructor: Carrie Clayden

Offered: 6 Mondays, beginning Oct 22nd, no class Nov 12th 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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Pastel Studio

Levels: All

Instructor: Joan Hellenthal

Offered: 6-Friday mornings - beginning 11/02, no class 11/24 9.30am - 12.00pm

Fee: $160 / $140 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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Weekend Workshops

Introduction to Acrylics

Levels: All Levels

Offered: One day workshop, September 29th, 2018 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

Introduction to Acrylics – this is a great place to begin or just be. Using Golden Acrylic paints, I will teach an overview of a …

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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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Pastel Portraits

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Mac McWilliams

Offered: One day workshop, October 20th, 2018 10am - 4pm

Fee: $89.00

This one-day intensive pastel portraiture workshop will concentrate on realistsic modeling of forms with warms and cools, lights and darks, layering techniques and studying the …

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The Abstract Figure – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Sefla Joseph

Offered: Weekend Workshop, Nov. 3rd & 4th 10am - 3pm

Fee: $200 / $175 members price

Sefla Joseph’s Abstract Figurative Workshop is a process of exploration and discovery. We will be exploring the inner workings of what lies within the human …

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Introduction to Gouache – Class is Full!

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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