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Oil and Acrylic


Finger Paint Blue Hydrangeas (Acrylic) - Magda Sondervan - Thursday, March 15, 12:30-3:30 - $32/$36/$40
We will be painting with our fingers and everyone will take a completed painting home. It’s fun and easy. Beginner

Oil Painting with Courtney - Courtney Herndon –Thursday/Friday, March 22, 23, 9:00-3:30 - $88/$99/$110 
We will be painting wet into wet, a loose, impressionistic style. Using a limited number of paints, we will learn to mix colors, and concentrate on value and composition. Photos of landscapes will be available, or bring your own. We may get into flowers the second day, time permitting. I will demo both days and provide individual help.

Enhanced Acrylics - Pat McMahon –Tuesday/Wednesday - April 3, 4, 10:00-12:00 $32/$36/$40
This class will emphasize the development and use of incredibly rich textured surfaces. After the design is drawn, students will build surfaces of objects with a variety of materials gathered for use in the process. Anything can be used…papers, fabrics, cardboard, paper towels, napkins, dried flowers, string, lace, etc. The surface is then covered with white gesso or mod podge and then color applied with acrylic paints. Come join us and experiment, explore, enjoy and create!

Fractured Planes-Abstract – Kathy Leuck – Tuesday/Wednesday, April 10, 11, 1:00-3:00 $59/$65/$71
Painting a fractured plane abstract, mixed media painting is fun and a new challenge! The challenge comes in making the values or color of each plane just a little bit different than the ones around it. I find the process meditative and relaxing. This process has added texture and adapts easily to collaging material.

Plein Air Painting – Harry Neely – Thursday, April 19, 10:00-3:00, $32/$36/$40  
We will meet at the Artists League and paint outside in the morning, weather permitting, and then return to the classroom after lunch for critiques, looking at examples and polishing your works. You will learn how to use quick drying materials, to establish darks and lights, to simplify the view, and to use a limited palette. The goals is for you to gain confidence and skill in plein air painting.
Some experience – Intermediate/Advanced

Intermediate Oil Painting – Charlie Roberts – Thursday/Friday, April 26, 27, 10:00-3:00 - $72/$81/$90
Learn to easily draw images on canvas, mix tints, tones, and shades. Mix grays without black paint.
You will also begin work on a landscape painting in this class. Can’t Draw? No problem!
I will teach you a fool proof method of drawing your image on canvas before you paint.

Follow the Leader – Pat McMahon – Tuesday/Wednesday, May 1, 2, 10:00-12:00 - $47/$51/$55 
The instructor will introduce acrylics to students while leading them with demonstrations of each step to complete the finished canvas. All Supplies Included. Beginner/Intermediate

The Way I Paint/3 Mondays– Bob Way –May 7, 14, 21, 9:30-3:30 - $132/$149/$165  
This course of instruction will lead the student through an oil painting project designed to produce a painting using the unique method and style of the instructor. Rather than paint using traditional thick opaque applications of oil paints, Bob Way utilizes the natural properties of light to infuse his paintings with a luminosity and a radiance that can be achieved in no other way. Following the methods of his mentor, Maxfield Parrish, he develops his paintings through the application of thin transparent layers of paint. In addition, he uses another material which allows the literal infusion of light causing the painting to glow from within. The instructor will provide the image to be painted and will guide the student through the process over the course of the class. These methods can then be applied or adjusted to enhance the student’s own future artwork.


Full Members receive a 20% discount on class fee.
Associate Members receive a 10% discount on class fee.