Adults Classes for Spring 2017

Open Painting:     (All Tuesdays in Feb. & Mar.)            Dennis Lake                                                                  
February 7 thru April 4                                                   10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Paint for 1 hour, 2, 3 or 4 hours, your choice! This is a friendly and loosely structured class. All mediums welcome.
Cost: $240 member $260 non-members


Art of Animals:                                                                       Linda St. Clair
February 8-9-10                                                             9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This workshop will focus on creating paintings of animals that exhibit emotion. Working with value, color and brushwork, what to leave out and what is essential. Demo each day. Beginners to more advanced students welcome.
Cost: $450 member $475 non-members

Creative Expressions the Abstract Way:                    Vickie Jourdan
February 17-18                                                                9:00 am – 3:00 pm
 Vickie will show you how to get started creating abstract paintings. Building up layers with heavy gesso and paint to get depth into your paintings. Beginners and all levels welcome
Cost: $100 members $120 non-members

Collage as Fine Art:                                                         Kathleen Cooney
February 22-23                                                                  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 My teacher, Edyi Lanprosona has imparted in me the love for colored paper, stamps, and seals. Kathleen will be sharing her methods to make a fun collage.
Cost: $125 members $140 non-members

Watercolor Basics:                                                     Michael B. Pearson
February 27-28                                                              9:00 am – 4:00 pm  We will be exploring the many ways artists start with a basic wash. We will experiment with salt, masking, saran, spatter, sponging, dry brush and more.  Beginner to Advance students.
Cost: $140 members $155 non-members

Oil Painting Workshop:                                                   Bill Farnsworth
March 2-3                                                                         9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn the principals of painting and how to achieve light. Demos every morning and a step by step building a painting. Also taught is taking photographs into a studio environment.
Cost: $325 members $350 non-members

Watercolor Batik:                                                        Michael B. Pearson
March 15-16-17                                                               9:00 am – 4:00 pm

For the intermediate or advanced painter. We will use Japanese Masa paper to achieve a batik look in watercolor. Kit includes: 1 sheet Masa paper, Strathmore mounting board, glue, and gluing brush. ($15 purchase from instructor)
Cost: $210 members $225 non-members

Cold Wax & Oil Painting:                                   Linda Benton McCloskey
March 29-30-31                                                              9:00 am – 4:00 pm

You will learn everything about painting with cold wax. Everyday offers many demonstrations on the many ways to apply the cold wax.
Beginner to advanced.
Cost: $300 members $325 non-members

Plein Air Landscapes:                                                                Peggy Root
April 4-5-6                                                                        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Peggy has spent the last 30 years painting the landscape of the Eastern United States. She works in oil directly from life on location. Her work is in private and corporate collections throughout the country.
Cost: $350 members $375 non-members (11 students only)

Taking Plein Air into the Studio:                                 Dee Beard Dean
May 23-24-25                                                                  9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
 Artists will receive challenging group and individualized instruction in studio painting. Dee will observe the artists’ works and help them to improve rather than change their individual styles.
Cost: $350 members $375 non-members

Oil Painting                                                                               Michael Story
May 10-11-12                           0:00 am – 0:00 pm                         TBA

Oil Painting                                                                                 Chris Groves
October 24-25-26                  0:00 am – 0:00 pm                         TBA