Drawing + Painting

  • Drawing • 153A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 6-9pm / Aug 31-Dec 14 No class Sep 7, Oct 5 Become familiar with drawing techniques through assigned exercises and individual guidance. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, value, contour, proportion, and ges...

    Peter Cole  
    Aug. 31-Dec. 14
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  • Illustration • 153A11

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 9am-noon / Sep 2-Dec 9 No class Oct 6 A picture tells a thousand words. Well, great, that fills the first page—what about the rest? How does one capture the narrative in art? This class navigates a spectrum of techniques and media to t...

    Cade Roster  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Creative Drawing & Painting • 153A19

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 1-Dec 15 No class Sep 22, Oct 6 This class emphasizes individual projects in any drawing or painting media. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and discussions enhance the one-on-one i...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 15
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 153A22

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 1–4pm / Sep 3-Dec 17 No Class Oct 8, Nov 26 Discover a fresh, simplified approach to watercolor painting as you develop skills in paint application, using the brush, color mixing, drawing, and designing paintings. Classes include demonstrat...

    Michael Genger  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Drawing • 153A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Tue 9am-noon / Sep 1-Dec 8 No class Oct 6 Become familiar with the mechanics and materials of drawing. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, contour, gesture, and shading. Emphasis is on building students&rsq...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Painting 1&2 • 153A17

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 1-Dec 8 No class Oct 6 Learn about contemporary and Old Master techniques in a relaxed, upbeat environment. Beginning students are introduced to oil or acrylic painting in a simplified, painless way. Advanced students are guided...

    James Goodman  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Painting Fundamentals • 153A16

    Class / 10 sessions / $180 / Room 200 / Wed 6-9pm / Sep 9-Nov 18 No class Oct 7  For artists in any medium who wish to learn and master painting’s fundamentals, this class helps you with friendly, one-on-one coaching as well as inspiration from others. From technical improv...

    Andrew Rose  
    Sep. 9-Nov. 18
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  • Soft Pastel • 153A28

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 2-Dec 9 No class Oct 7 Learn the techniques for successful “painting” with soft pastels. Working from a still life, students are introduced to the fundamentals of composition and how to mix color on the paper with pa...

    Helen Iaea  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Introduction to Drawing • 153A02

    Class / 11 sessions / $200 / Room 203 / Fri 9am–noon / Sep 4-Dec 11 No Class Sep 18, 25, Oct 9, Nov 13 Learn the fundamentals of drawing to enhance your artistic abilities. This class develops visual awareness through creative exercises combined with basic  drawing principles and tec...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 11
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  • Painting Hawaii’s Mountains and Beaches in Watercolor • 153W34

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 203 / Sun 9am–3pm / Nov 8-15 The instructor uses a two-wash approach to capture the many moods of Hawai‘i’s beaches and mountains—in different kinds of weather and at different times of day. The focus is on creating interesting shapes; ...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Nov. 8-Nov. 15
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 153A14

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 1-Dec 8 No class Oct 6 Explore portrait painting with a live model. Instruction introduces a practical and professional approach to portraiture. Topics include anatomy and structure, lighting, palette set up, color arrangement, ...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Life Drawing Studio • 153A13

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 3-Dec 17 No class Oct 8, Nov 26 Drawing from a live model is a classical technique that sharpens and improves drawing ability. Each session includes a series of poses, some brief to practice gesture drawing and others lasting mo...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Mixed Media Painting • 153A20

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 202 / Fri 9-noon / Sep 4-Dec 11 No class Oct 9 We will work on sets of two masonite panels at a time. A panel will be given a “treatment” and the second panel will respond to it with a complimentary treatment. You will be asked to pro...

    George Woollard  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 11
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  • Foundations and Fun in Watercolor • 153A21

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Spalding House / Tue 10–1pm / Sep 1-Dec 8 No class Oct 6 Build a strong foundation while exploring the playful qualities of watercolor. There are as many ways to paint with watercolor as there are people. Students experience myriad painting techniques, allowin...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Sep. 1-Dec. 8
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / Aug 31-Dec 14 No Class Sep 7, Oct 5 Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / COLIN OTAARTWORK BY ARTIST / RICHARD BARLETTARTWORK BY BETSY ROBB 

    Mark Brown  
    Aug. 31-Dec. 14
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  • Travel Ephemera: Giving Shape to Your Trip • 153W35

    Workshop / 1 session / $95 / Room 203 / Sun 10-4pm / Nov 22 Transform the detritus of travel (maps, brochures, menus, stamps, tickets) into useable art in the form of cards, postcards, envelopes, notebooks, and a 9x12 portfolio to hold more of the stuff we collect on the road. Relive your journe...

    Tamara Moan  
    Nov. 22-Nov. 22
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  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • 153A18

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6-9pm / Sep 3-Dec 17 No class Oct 8, Nov 26  With an emphasis on color and abstraction, develop your personal style by learning from examples of great early modern and contemporary painters.  A variety of techni...

    James Goodman  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $10 per session / Room 200 / Fri 2-5pm / Sep 5-Dec 11 No Class Oct 9 No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / JAHN-PETER PREIS

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 11
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  • Ink-Brush Painting • 153A09

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 2- Dec 9 No class Oct 7 Students will be introduced to many aspects of this Asian art form, including how to choose the materials, ink and color blending, composition, seals, special techniques, and mounting. ...

    Tom Tong  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / Aug 31-Dec 14 No Class Sep 7, Oct 5 Sketch, paint, or draw live models in a quiet setting. Bring your own materials. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. PHOTOS BY ARTIST / YOKO RADKE

    Yoko Radke  
    Aug. 31-Dec. 14
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  • Jump Start Your Creativity • 153A27

    Class / 12 sessions / $215 / Room 102 / Tue 9-noon / Sep 1-Nov 24 No class Oct 6 Feeling stuck or uninspired? Ignite your imagination and rediscover a sense of play as we explore different paths to access creativity. Following the likes of Julia Cameron, Danny Gregory, and Lynda Barry, we'...

    Tamara Moan  
    Sep. 1-Nov. 24
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  • Ink-Brush Painting • 153A10

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 9am-noon / Sep 3- Dec 17 No class Oct 8, Nov 26 Students will be introduced to many aspects of this Asian art form, including how to choose the materials, ink and color blending, composition, seals, special techniques, and mounting...

    Tom Tong  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Sketching and Painting the Human Figure • 153A12

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 6-9pm / Sep 4-Dec 11 No class Oct 9 Learn how to capture shape, structure, movement and expression using photos and live models. Learn how to train the eye and hand to work in coordination, with either great detail or expressive qu...

    Tom Tong  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 11
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  • Watercolor • 153A24

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 9am-noon / Sep 2-Dec 9 No class Oct 7 Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. &n...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Watercolor • 153A23

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 1-4pm / Aug 31-Dec 14 No class Sep 7, Oct 5 Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. &...

    Anthony Lee  
    Aug. 31-Dec. 14
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 153A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 201 / Thu 1–4pm / Sep 3-Dec 17 No Class Oct 8, Nov 26 Explore sketchbook art through the Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran drawing method, which emphasizes visual memory exercises and speed, in this rigorous drawing class. Learn how to quickly capture a su...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 153A04

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 201 / Sun 10am-1pm / Sep 6-Dec 6 Explore sketchbook art through the Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran drawing method, which emphasizes visual memory exercises and speed, in this rigorous drawing class. Learn how to quickly capture a subject using color washes and...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Sep. 6-Dec. 6
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  • Intermediate Painting • 153A26

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Wed 9am-noon / Sep 2-Dec 9 No class Oct 7  Problem solving is the core of painting at any level of proficiency. New students will be given tailor-made projects to match their needs and improve their skills, focusing on value, color, co...

    Paul Levitt  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Cosplay Model Figure Drawing • 153W31

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 / Room 200 / Mon 6-9pm / Sep 14-Oct 26 No class Oct 5 Sharpen your manga technique by drawing from a live model in a cosplay costume. Each session includes a series of poses: quick gesture drawings, short poses and one extended long pose. Topics include use of drawi...

    Devin Onishi  
    Sep. 14-Oct. 26
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  • Figure Drawing • 153A15

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 9am-noon / Sep 4-Dec 11 No class Oct 9 This course addresses essential drawing principles and relates them to the human figure in pictorial space. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the body’s underlying anatomical structure an...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 11
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  • Cosplay Model Figure Drawing • 153W32

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $130 / Room 200 / Mon 6-9pm / Nov 2-Dec 7 Sharpen your manga technique by drawing from a live model in a cosplay costume. Each session includes a series of poses: quick gesture drawings, short poses and one extended long pose. Topics include use of drawing materials, pers...

    Devin Onishi  
    Nov. 2-Dec. 7
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  • Travel Sketching • 153W37

    Workshop / 1 session / $95 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-4pm / Oct 4 One of the best ways to memorialize a trip is to keep a sketchbook. Drawings absorb and reflect places and experiences in ways that go beyond photos or a written journal. Learn techniques for capturing architecture, people, landscapes ...

    Tamara Moan  
    Oct. 4-Oct. 4
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  • I Can't Draw- I Am Not An Artist • 153W40

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat-Sun 9am-3pm / Oct 10-11 If this sounds familiar, this class is for you! In a fun, creative atmosphere students learn a variety of observing and drawing techniques. We use traditional and non-traditional media. Includes a visit to the museum gall...

    Regina Bode  
    Oct. 10-Oct. 11
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  • I Can’t Draw—I Am Not An Artist • 153W41

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat-Sun 9am-3pm / Dec 5-6 If this sounds familiar, this class is for you! In a fun, creative atmosphere students learn a variety of observing and drawing techniques. We use traditional and non-traditional media. Includes a visit to the museum galler...

    Regina Bode  
    Dec. 5-Dec. 6
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  • Between the lines • 153W38

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $200 / Room 200 / Tue 1:30-4:30pm / Sep 15-Oct 27 No class Oct 6 Learn to draw in only six weeks. Students learn about contour line, gesture, value, shadow, realistic and expressive drawing techniques.  Class will visit the galleries of the Honolulu Museum of Art an...

    Regina Bode  
    Sep. 15-Oct. 27
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  • Watercolor for the Timid • 153A25

    Class / 13 sessions / $235 / Room 101 / Thu 6-9pm / Sep 3-Dec 17 No class Oct 1, 8, Nov 26 Are you intimidated by watercolor? Individual guidance and encouragement is offered as you develop fundamental skills in a structured, step-by-step format. Begin with basic, monochromatic washes to paint ...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Zen Brushwork and Chi Energy • 153W29

    Workshop / 3 session / $200 / Room 203 / Fri 6-9pm, Sat 10-4pm, Sun noon-6pm / Aug 21-23 Each class begins with Simeon Den guiding students in awareness of their chi, their inner life force. Through gentle, safe, aesthetic movement and easy-to-practice meditation, Den encourages artists to integ...

    Simeon Den & Andy Kay  
    Aug. 21-Aug. 23
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  • Plein Air: O'ahu Outdoors • 153W33

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various Locations / Sat 9am-noon / Oct 3-Nov 7 Make drawings and paintings at accessible, spectacular locations around town with friendly classmates of all levels. All sites have ample parking and covered areas to protect against weather. Pack a lunch, sunscre...

    Andrew Rose  
    Oct. 3-Nov. 7
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  • Manga Career Workshop • 152W23

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 202 / Sat 10am–4pm / Aug 22 Join a team of professional manga artists visiting from Japan to learn about careers in the animation industry. Topics include: character animation, in-between art, hand-drawn backgrounds, digital artwork, key frames and practic...

    Ayumi Sugimoto, Masayo Kobayashi, Shin Watanabe and Chie Tanaka  
    Aug. 22-Aug. 22
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  • Manga Career Workshop • 152W24

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 202 / Sun 10am–4pm / Aug 23 Join a team of professional manga artists visiting from Japan to learn about careers in the animation industry. Topics include: character animation, in-between art, hand-drawn backgrounds, digital artwork, key frames and practic...

    Ayumi Sugimoto, Masayo Kobayashi, Shin Watanabe and Chie Tanaka  
    Aug. 23-Aug. 23
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  • Pacific Island Patterns • 153W30

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6-9pm / Nov 16-30 Lean to draw contemporary Pacific patterns. Class includes step-by-step exercises and discussion of the history and culture of Pacific island patterns used in tattoos, textiles and carving. ARTWORK BY INSTRUCTOR / SUA SULUAPE T...

    Sua Suluape Toetu'u Aisea  
    Nov. 16-Nov. 30
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  • Make It /Mail It • 153W36

    Workshop / 1 session / $95 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-4pm / Sep 13 Never mind email and Twitter—it's still a special surprise to receive a piece of handmade snail mail. We’ll use writing and visual techniques to create mailable art that won't be forgotten. Mail art is also a great way to ...

    Tamara Moan  
    Sep. 13-Sep. 13
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  • Between the lines • 153W39

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $200 / Room 200 / Tue 1:30-4:30pm / Nov 1-Dec 8 Learn to draw in only six weeks. Students learn about contour line, gesture, value, shadow, realistic and expressive drawing techniques.  Class will visit the galleries of the Honolulu Museum of Art and practice drawing...

    Regina Bode  
    Nov. 3-Dec. 8
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