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Christmas Ornament Class

SOBA Christmas Ornament Class

Christmas Ornament Classes for ages 6-12 Register for the Class Christmas isn’t the same without handmade ornaments decorated by little ones. The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) invites local children ages 6-12 to a Christmas ornament class at the art gallery in Old Town Bluffton. Four classes are available from 10-11:30 a.m. and from 12:30-2 […]

Shrimp boats in Watercolor with David Rankin March 2-4

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Instructor David Rankin9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2,3 4 (with lunch breaks)Cost: $325 members, $350 non-members Register for the class Improve your brush strokes, washes and blends! From reference to sketch to gray study to completed watercolor. Examining how to direct the eye, simplify complicated images, create depth and develop a memorable painting. About David Rankin: […]

Let’s Take It Up A Notch

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Instructor:  Mary Ann Browning Ford9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 8, 15, 22 and 29  • $105 for members  $125 for non-members(for all four classes) Register for the class Expand what you know or have learned and go beyond to more finished paintings. I’ll be focusing on how to improve knowledge of Values and develop stronger contrasts in […]

Abstract Art: Painting Your Way in January with Missy Gentile

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. January 9, 16, 23, 30Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 Register for the class In Missy’s class, students […]

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Abstract Art: Painting Your Way with Missy in October

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. October 10, 17, 24 and 31Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members Register for the class “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 In Missy’s class, students will learn that […]

Painting “Painterly” with Dan Graziano May 8, 10, 11

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Supplies Register This three-day workshop will focus on painting “alla prima” (all at once) as well as developing greater skills of observation, simplification and quickly painting “wet on wet” to create strong artistic and “painterly” paintings. Beginning with a brief discussion on oil painting basics (from materials to paint handling), the workshop will also address […]

Impressionistic Landscape Painting with Pastel & Oil Sept. 14-16 with Greg Barnes

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Instructor Greg Barnes10 a.m. – 4 p.m. September 14-16 • Cost $325, member and $350, non-members Explore the impressionist style with award winning artist Greg Barnes as your personal guide.  Greg tailors his instruction to reach all levels from beginning pointers to advanced techniques.  Working from photo reference materials and en plein air, the class will focus […]

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Intermediate Level Painting Instruction Class Thursdays in Sept with Mary Ann Ford

Intermediate Level Painting Instruction Class Thursdays in Sept with Mary Ann Ford

1-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24  • $100 for members  $150 for non-members (for all four classes) Register for class This set of classes is a refreshment of painting theories and techniques which are necessary components of any painted piece. Classes will include a lecture on the topic of the week, painting time to practice […]

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Refresh Your Painting Techniques Thursdays in Sept with Mary Ann Ford

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10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. September 3, 10,17, 24  • $100 for members  $150 for non-members (for all four classes) Register for Class This set of classes is designed to reinforce learning and relearning some of the underlying theories that are a part of all paintings. Classes will include a discussion on the topic of the week, […]

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Let’s Pastel! with Andrea Pejeau Aug. 5

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9-12 p.m. August 12 • Cost: $45 members, $55 non-members Register for the class Enjoy a morning of pastel basics with Andrea Pejeau, signature member of the Pastel Society if America. Bring your pastels and let her introduce you to techniques and strategies for creating with pastel. If you are purchasing supplies, Canson Mi-Tientes paper […]