Weekly Adult Classes

Introduction to Painterly Oil Pastels

Let's get dirty, smudgy, and ripped with color in Introduction to Oil Pastels.  We will emphasize composition, work on developing technique as we try a more painterly approach to pastels.  No experience is necessary. This class is an opportunity to try out pastels and create small but rich painterly compositions.  Student grade pastels are provided but you can bring your own pastel sets if interested.  12 Year olds to Adults Welcome-Tuesday Nov. 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 6pm-8pm $80 per participant

Open Studio Acrylic Painting offers the opportunity to learn about acrylics and various techniques.  Paint what you are most interested in.  You will have hands-on studio time as well as short lectures to help you develop your hidden talents. Student grade acrylics and canvas provided but you can bring your own paints or we can offer recommendations.  6:30-8:30pm Thursday Jan. 18th, 25th, No Class Feb. 1st, Continue Feb. 8, 15, 22, March 1st, March 8th.   Ages 12-Adult $150 per participant

Open Studio Watercolor Painting---Paint loose, vibrant watercolors by learning new and more "freeing" techniques(splatter, tilting, dropping in color wet on wet), experimenting with different papers, alcohol and salt textures. Expand your command of composition through group sharing and individual mentoring. This course is appropriate for beginning and intermediate watercolor students, already familiar with the basics.  Wednesdays beginning Jan.  17th, 24th, 31st, Feb. 7, 14th 10am-11:30am Student grade watercolors/paper provided but you can bring your own supplies as well.  Ages 12-Adult $100 per participant

Dreaming in Color Alcohol Inks and Zentangle Paint Markers

Dreaming in color is an exploration in alcohol inks.  If you want to learn more about alcohol inks, their techniques, and how to create amazing dreamscapes this it the class for you.  We will experiment with alcohol inks on mineral paper creating vibrant color back grounds.  Then using paint markers we will zentangle layers of additional color on to these abstract paintings.  2 day class Wednesday April 11th 6=8pm and April 18th 6-8pm