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Try Your Hand At Painting & Drawing Workshop: Session A

Drawing

This workshop is geared towards the "absolute adult beginner" to come learn the basics of painting and drawing in a supportive, judgement-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn about basic techniques, materials and approaches to working creatively in two dimensions. Come discover your creative potential.

Try Your Hand At Painting & Drawing Workshop: Session B

Drawing

This workshop is geared towards the "absolute adult beginner" to come learn the basics of painting and drawing in a supportive, judgement-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn about basic techniques, materials and approaches to working creatively in two dimensions. Come discover your creative potential.

Turn Your Painting Around: Session A

Painting Classes

People are taking online painting lessons since the pandemic. But what happens when the painting needs help and you need advice? This for-all-levels class is what you might ask for: problem solving! Learn new skills and color combinations, explore realism, narrative, and abstracting away from a subject composition. Choose photos from your cell phone about your […]

Turn Your Painting Around: Session B

Painting Classes

People are taking online painting lessons since the pandemic. But what happens when the painting needs help and you need advice? This for-all-levels class is what you might ask for: problem solving! Learn new skills and color combinations, explore realism, narrative, and abstracting away from a subject composition. Choose photos from your cell phone about your […]

Outdoor Watercolors: Painting At Chaffinch Island Park

Painting Classes

Enjoy painting outdoors this summer! Think of sun-drenched colors and work in summer tones as we paint landscapes. Learn how to create washes, paint wet-on-wet, and use dry brush and explore color and richness to create summer moods. Class will work outdoors at Chaffinch Island Park weather permitting and indoors if needed. Please meet first at GAC […]

Painting Or Drawing The Portrait

Drawing

Become more confident as a portraitist and capture the personality of your subject in your art. Students already confident in a medium other than graphite pencil (e.g. oil, acrylic, pastels, etc.) should feel free to bring them to class. Otherwise, prepare to draw with pencil and bring a 9 x12 sketch pad, a few soft […]

A Flair For Painting Landscapes Workshop

Painting Classes

Thinking as a contemporary artist, we look for ways to vivify color in landscape. Motion, lighting, backlighting, haze; our composition can have a slight unbalance for interest. Skills focus: multiple brush skills, color relationships, layering effects. With one brush we draw and with others we sweep and curve, and with our long handled drawing brush […]

Branches & Pathways: Expressive Painting & Folio Workshop

Mixed Media

In this fun, guided expressive painting and printmaking process participants access inspiration from nature and follow their intuitive voice to create a large abstract layered painting. Stay curious as your artwork transforms and reveals itself. Transform your artwork again into a pocket folio for mementos, journal cards or meditations. All materials are provided. 

Contemporary Painting Workshop: Summer Light

Painting Classes

Enjoying the beauty of high key color in summer, and the long days! This for-all-levels workshop combines studio painting, composition and color problem solving, and a short critique at the end that looks at what to enhance in your painting style. Learn new ideas whether you work in realism, narrative, abstraction in relation to the […]

Acrylic Painting

Painting Classes

Do you have a bit of background in drawing and/or painting, but want to move beyond your current level? This class will help. We’ll cover various approaches to developing compositions, become more aware of tonal values and make color a friend. We’ll employ a host of technical tips, as well as allow time for critiques.