Drawing + Painting

  • Drawing • 143A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / Sep 8–Dec 15 *No class Oct 6 Become familiar with drawing techniques through assigned exercises and individual guidance. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, value, contour, proportion, an...

    Peter Cole  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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  • Drawing • 143A05

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 9am–noon / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 An introduction to the language of drawing. Study the fundamentals through basic studio exercises designed to explore line, shape, value, proportion, form, and space. Supply List ARTWORK ...

    Adella Buss  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Introduction to Drawing • 143A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Fri 9-noon / Sep 5-Dec 12  *no class Oct 10 Learn the fundamentals of drawing to enhance your artistic abilities. This class develops visual awareness through creative exercises combined with basic drawing principles and techniques. Various...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 143A14

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 1–4pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9, Nov 27 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 dem...

    Michael Genger  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Drawing • 143A04

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Tue 9am-noon / Sep 2-Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 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’ ...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Painting 1&2 • 143A23

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 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...

    James Goodman  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Drawing and Painting from Life • 143A09

    Class / 12 sessions / $215 / Room 200 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 3–Dec 17 *No Class 10/8, 11/5, 11/26, 12/10 For students and artists who wish to draw or paint weekly from a model as well as a still-life, this class develops observational abilities and techniques. Featuring direct instr...

    Andrew Rose  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 17
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  • Introduction Soft Pastel • 143A12

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 3–Dec 10 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 paper with pastels. Each c...

    Helen Iaea  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Creative Drawing and Painting • 143A17

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 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-on...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 143A16

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 This class is a great opportunity to explore portrait painting with a live model. Instruction introduces a practical and professional approach to portraiture. Topics include anatomy and structure, l...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Life Drawing Studio • 143A08

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9, Nov 27 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 las...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Edge of Wetness • 143A18

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 202 / Fri 9am–noon / Sep 5–Dec 12 *No class Oct 10 Take a fresh look at watercolor. What is the connection between composition and technique? How can we bring maximum light and clarity to our colors? Can drawing be the foundation of painting? I...

    George Woollard  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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  • Foundations & Fun in Watercolor • 143A13

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Spalding House / Tue 10am–1pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 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 techn...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / May 19-Aug 25 / Sep 8–Dec 22 Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / RICHARD BARLETT

    Mark Brown  
    May. 19-Dec. 22
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  • Painting • 143A19

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Mon 6–9p / Sep 8–Dec 15 *No class Oct 6 Propel your studio practice through explorations of materials, techniques and various painting processes in either oil or acrylic. Instruction includes investigations of value, color and compos...

    Emily McIlroy  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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  • Painting with a Maniac • 143W30

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $200 / Room 201 / Sun 10am–4pm / Nov 2–16 Instruction includes personal guidance in painting and drawing techniques in unfamiliar ways—get ready to rumble. Class includes collaborative exercises and mixed-medium books and objects. Supply List ARTW...

    Timothy Ojile  
    Nov. 2-Nov. 16
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  • Painting the Museum en Plein-Air • 143A21

    Class / 14 sessions / $280 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Wed 10am–1pm / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 Refresh your senses and skills as we draw and paint on the museum’s grounds—courtyards, Spalding House gardens and Art School. Includes a visit to Manoa Heritage C...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • 143A20

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9, Nov 27 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 tech...

    James Goodman  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Open Painting Studio

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

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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  • Introduction to Ink-Brush Painting • 143A26

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 Learn and practice basic brush painting techniques, such as calligraphy strokes and painting with color. Students learn to copy masterworks, paint from life, and create their own original work. Learn to...

    Tom Tong  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / Sep 8–Dec 22 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  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 22
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  • Side By Side • 143W31

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $225 (+ $25 supply fee paid to the instructor) / Spalding House / Sat 10am-4pm / Aug 30-Sep 13  This experiential class explores the cross-pollination of words and pictures. Using playful exercises that push all your senses, students draw, write, paint, collage,...

    Tamara Moan and Lynn Young  
    Aug. 30-Sep. 13
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  • Introduction to Ink-Brush Painting • 143A27

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 9am–noon / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 Learn and practice basic brush painting techniques, such as calligraphy strokes and painting with color. Students learn to copy masterworks, paint from life, and create their own original ...

    Tom Tong  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Watercolor • 143W40

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 9am–noon / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 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...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Watercolor • 143W41

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 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 stud...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 143A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 201 / Thu 1–4pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 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 ca...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Drawing in the Museum • 143W35

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $100 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Sat 11am–1pm / Nov 15–Dec 13 *No Class Nov 29 Spend six weeks in guided study of artworks in the museum’s world-renowned collection. Each class begins with instruction on art history and technique followed ...

    Andrew Rose  
    Nov. 15-Dec. 13
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  • Projects in Painting • 143A22

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Wed 9am–noon / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 Problem solving is the core of painting. New students are assigned projects to match their needs and improve skills by focusing on value, color, composition, subject matter, and the creative pro...

    Paul Levitt  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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  • Encaustic Painting • 143W28

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $200 / Spalding House / Thu 10am–1pm / Sep 25–Oct 23 *No class on Oct 9 Painting with beeswax creates luminous, translucent surfaces. Encaustic is a great medium for layering mixed media, working sculpturally and incorporating printmaking techniques. Lea...

    Denise Karabinus  
    Sep. 25-Oct. 23
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  • Figure Drawing • 143A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 9am-12noon / Sep 5–Dec 12 *No class Oct 10 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 structu...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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  • Fairy Tales and Narrative Collage/Assemblage • 143A25

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 202 / Thu 1-4pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 Once upon a time, fairy tales were intended for the enlightenment of adults. Explore princesses, beasts, and “happily ever afters” as you use collage and assemblage techniques to e...

    Suzanne Langford  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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  • Stamp It • 143W33

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 / Room 203 / Sun 10am–4pm / Oct 19 Using carved rubber stamps and found objects, explore the possibilities of simple printing. Learn to design and carve your own graphic marks using basic tools. Stamping is ideal for creating textures and patterns. We'll use...

    Tamara Moan  
    Oct. 19-Oct. 19
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  • I Can't Draw- I Am Not An Artist • 143W34

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 201 / Sat–Sun 9am–3pm / Oct 11–12 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 ...

    Regina Bode  
    Oct. 11-Oct. 12
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  • Sumi-e Etegami • 143A10

    Class / 14 sessions / $170 / Room 200 / Sun 10am–noon / Sep 7–Dec 7 This class focuses on sumi-e painted postcards, or etegami, and the basics of Japanese calligraphy. Supplies: Bring sumi-e brush, sumi ink or ink stick, ink well, and color (gansai colors work well). Other mater...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Sep. 7-Dec. 7
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  • A Sketching Trip Around The World-Drawing At The Museum • 143A11

    Class / 9 Sessions / $160 / Room 200 / Tue 1–4pm / Oct 14– Dec 9 Each week we will visit different Honolulu Museum of Art galleries to sketch and draw in front of original artworks. Discover and explore other cultures and their aesthetics through art. Basic observational sketchi...

    Regina Bode  
    Oct. 14-Dec. 9
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  • Encaustic Painting • 143W29

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $300 / Spalding House / Thu 10am–1pm / Oct 30–Dec 11 *No class on Nov 27 Painting with beeswax creates luminous, translucent surfaces. Encaustic is a great medium for layering mixed media, working sculpturally and incorporating printmaking technique...

    Denise Karabinus  
    Oct. 30-Dec. 11
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    Thu 10am-1pm Past_exhib_dkrabinus_01_web
  • Plein Air • 143W24

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various Locations (See Supply List) / Sat 11am–2pm / Sep 20–Oct 25 Make drawings and paintings in all media on location. Each session will be held at a different outdoor venue around O‘ahu. All sites have ample parking, some covered areas to ...

    Andrew Rose  
    Sep. 20-Oct. 25
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  • Make it / Mail It • 143W32

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 / Room 203 / Sun 10am–4pm / Nov 16 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 unforgettable art—postcards, folded letters, an...

    Tamara Moan  
    Nov. 16-Nov. 16
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