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Studio Arts: Painting Classes

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.

Event date Monday, March 4 and 11, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Whether you have never picked up a brush or haven’t painted in years, this 2-day workshop provides a solid foundation in the basics of working in oil. By the end of the weekend, you’ll be on your way to painting like a pro.

Event date Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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

Event date Monday, April 8 to May 20, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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

Event date Monday, April 8 to May 20, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Experiment with a variety of painting styles such as cubism, suprematism, and abstract expressionism to learn practical applications of the concepts and techniques of modernism. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Event date Tuesday, April 16 to June 4, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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.

Event date Wednesday, April 17 to June 5, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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.

Event date Thursday, April 18 to June 6, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

If you’ve ever wanted to paint, here’s a class that offers the perfect introduction to the art—and will have you ready to pick up your brush with confidence.

Event date Wednesday, April 24 to May 29, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Study the lives, art, and techniques of famous impressionist and post-impressionist artists as you use the same materials and colors to learn their working methods of paint application and brushstroke. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Event date Saturday, April 27 to May 18, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Whether you have never picked up a brush or haven’t painted in years, this 2-day workshop provides a solid foundation in the basics of working in oil. By the end of the weekend, you’ll be on your way to painting like a pro.

Event date Saturday, June 8 and 15, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.