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Studio Arts: Painting Classes
Introduction to Watercolor

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

Date
Monday, January 7 to March 11, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Jan. 21 and Feb. 18)
Beginning Acrylic Painting

Painting is as much about how you think as it is the process of putting colors on canvas. Get a practical introduction to both the skills needed to paint in acrylics and how to observe and reflect the world around you like an artist.

Date
Monday, January 7 to March 11, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (no class Jan. 21 and Feb. 18)
Introduction to Drawing and Painting

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
Wednesday, January 9 to February 27, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Painting Is for Everyone

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.

Date
Wednesday, January 9 to February 27, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Beginning Oil Painting

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, January 10 to February 28, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Continued Painting

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
Friday, January 11 to March 1, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Traditional Oil Painting Techniques: Lessons from Museum Masterpieces

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, January 12 to March 9, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (no class Feb. 16)
Learn To Paint Like Monet

Discover the secrets of Claude Monet’s methods, materials, and brushwork, then create your own impressionist-style masterpiece. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Saturday, January 12 to March 9, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class Feb. 16)
Introduction to Watercolor

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

Date
Sunday, January 13 to March 10, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (no class Feb. 17)
Neuroscience and Art: A Creative Connection

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
Monday, March 4 and 11, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Oil Painting Boot Camp

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.

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.