Studio Arts: Painting Classes
Continued Watercolor
7-Session Daytime Course

Go beyond the basics of paint application and learn how to construct strong, vibrant, personality-filled paintings as you hone your skills as a watercolor artist.

Date
Monday, April 9 to May 21, 2018 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Introduction to Watercolor
7-Session Evening Course

Beginning students as well as experienced painters explore basic watercolor techniques and learn new approaches to painting through classroom demonstration, discussion, and experimentation.

Date
Monday, April 9 to May 21, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Painting Techniques From Impressionist Women: Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot
8-Session Daytime Course

Strong women, soft palettes, bold strokes: Explore the techniques that two prominent members of the impressionist movement used to achieve their signature effects. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Tuesday, April 17 to June 5, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Neuroscience and Art: A Creative Connection
2-Session Daytime Course

Merge recent findings on visual perception with familiar elements of art to discover how your landscape and still-life paintings can take on new and fresh creative edges.

Date
Tuesday, April 17 and 24, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Continued Painting
8-Session Daytime Course

Working on a personal project or from still-life and model arrangements, participants move beyond the basics to focus on discovering and developing their own unique painterly language.

Date
Wednesday, April 18 to June 6, 2018 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Painting Is for Everyone
6-Session Daytime Course

Get your feet and your brush wet in this course designed to introduce you to the art of painting without the intimidation of rules and methods. Students get acquainted with brushes and the watercolor medium using exercises designed by the instructor.

Date
Wednesday, April 18 to May 23, 2018 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Evening Course

In this course combining lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation, gain the technical background and experience you need to get started as a painter. Working from still-life arrangements, explore basic painting techniques, including color-mixing, scumbling, and glazing.

Date
Thursday, April 19 to June 7, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Introduction to Drawing and Painting
8-session Daytime Course

In this combination course, students work from still life, architectural interiors, and landscape to translate the world of three dimensions to two through the arts of drawing and painting.

Date
Friday, April 20 to June 15, 2018 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class May 25)
Painting Techniques From Impressionist Women: Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot
8-Session Weekend Course

Strong women, soft palettes, bold strokes: Explore the techniques that two prominent members of the impressionist movement used to achieve their signature effects. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Saturday, April 21 to June 16, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (no class May 26)
Traditional Oil Painting Techniques: Lessons from Museum Masterpieces
8-Session Weekend Course

Explore the techniques of artists and schools from the early Renaissance to today as you practice the skills of the masters, using their exact colors, canvas types, and paint applications. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Saturday, April 21 to June 16, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class May 26)