Drawing + Painting

  • Illustration • 161A09

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 9am–noon / Jan 27–May 4 No class Mar 23 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 ...

    Cade Roster  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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  • Creative Drawing & Painting • 161A17

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26-May 3 No class Mar 22 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 instruct...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 161A20

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 1–4pm / Jan 28-May 5 No class Mar 24 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 demonstrations of...

    Michael Genger  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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  • Drawing • 161A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Tue 9am-noon / Jan 26-May 3 No class Mar 22 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  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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  • Painting 1&2 • 161A15

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26–May 3  No class Mar 22 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 stude...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Painting Fundamentals • 161A14

    Class / 10 sessions / $180 / Room 200 / Wed 6-9pm / Jan 27-Apr 6 No class Mar 23 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 improvements in brush...

    Andrew Rose  
    Jan. 27-Apr. 6
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Soft Pastel • 161A08

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / Jan 27-May 4 No class Mar 23 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 paste...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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  • Introduction to Drawing • 161A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Fri 9am–noon / Jan 29-May 13 No class Mar 18 & 25 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. V...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 29-May. 13
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  • A Two-Wash Approach to Watercolor • 161A27

    Workshop / 10 sessions / $175 / Room 203 / Tue 1–4pm / Jan 26–Apr 5 No class Mar 22 Achieve freshness and transparency in your realist watercolors. Subjects include skies, beaches, landscapes, streets, and markets. Students will work from photographs, which will be supplied by ...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Jan. 26-Apr. 5
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 161A12

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / Jan 26-May 3 No class Mar 22 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  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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  • Life Drawing Studio • 161A11

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / Jan 28-May 5 No class Mar 24 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 more than...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_life_01
  • Mixed-Media Painting • 161A18

    Class / 10 sessions / $180 / Room 202 / Fri 9am–noon / Jan 29–Apr 15  No class Mar 18, 25 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...

    George Woollard  
    Jan. 29-Apr. 15
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  • Foundations and Fun in Watercolor • 161A19

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Spalding House / Tue 10am–1pm / Jan 26-May 3 No class Feb 16 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, all...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jan. 26-May. 3
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    Tue 10am-1pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / Aug 31-Dec 14 / Jan 25- May 2 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  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 7-9:30pm Past_exhib_monday_jaredwickware
  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners • 161W28

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am–1pm / Jan 31 Always wanted to try oil painting? Here's a quick, focused way to find out if it is something you'd like to pursue. Small group with individualized instruction. Structured setting with instructor taking students throug...

    Laura Wiens  
    Jan. 31-Jan. 31
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    Sun 10am–1pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Color & Design in Landscape Indoor Watercolor • 161W31

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $200 / Room 202 / Sat–Sun 9:30–4:30pm / March 19–20 This two-day workshop for intermediate skill level participants focuses on creating dynamic landscape paintings in the classroom using carefully designed shapes, on finding an initial central idea,...

    Catherine Gill  
    Mar. 19-Mar. 20
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    Sat–Sun 9:30–4:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • 161A16

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6-9pm / Jan 28-May 5 No class Mar 24 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 techniques, concepts, and approache...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $5 per session / Room 200 / Fri 2-5pm / Jan 29-May 6 No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / JAHN-PETER PREIS

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    Jan. 29-May. 6
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  • Ink-Brush Painting • 161A05

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 6–9pm / Jan 27-May 4 No class Mar 23 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.&nbs...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / Aug 31-Dec 14 / Jan 25- May 2 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  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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  • Jump Start Your Creativity: Unleashing Your Expressive Self • 161A25

    Class / 12 sessions / $215 / Room 102 / Tue 9am–noon / Jan 26–April 26  No class Mar 22, Apr 12 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...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 26-Apr. 26
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    Tue 9am-noon Past_exhib_dp_jumpstart_153
  • Ink-Brush Painting • 161A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 9am-noon / Jan 28-May 5 No class Mar 24 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. S...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 28-May. 5
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  • Sketching and Painting the Human Figure • 161A10

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 1-4pm / Jan 29-May 6 No class Mar 25 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 quickn...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 29-May. 6
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  • Watercolor • 161A22

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 9am-noon / Jan 27-May 4 No class Mar 23 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  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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  • Watercolor • 161A21

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 1-4pm / Jan 25-May 2 No class Mar 21 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  
    Jan. 25-May. 2
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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_alee_sherrycavin
  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 161A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 203 / Sun 1-4pm / Jan 31-May 1 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 inking...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Jan. 31-May. 1
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  • Intermediate Painting • 161A26

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Wed 9am-noon / Jan 27-May 4 No class Mar 23 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, composition, sub...

    Paul Levitt  
    Jan. 27-May. 4
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  • Figure Drawing • 161A13

    Class / 13 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 9am–noon / Jan 29–May 6 No class Mar 18, 25 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 anatom...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 29-May. 6
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  • Japanese Scroll Mounting • 161W32

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $300 / Room 200 / Sun 9am–4pm / Feb 7–March 13 Learn the basic process of making Japanese hanging scrolls using handmade paper, silk, and wheatpaste—whether you are interested in the art of scroll making or are an artist wishing to mount your work a...

    Hiroko Sakurai  
    Feb. 7-Mar. 13
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    Sun 9am–4pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Travel Sketching • 161W30

    Workshop / 4 session / $125 / Room 201 / Sun 1-4pm /Feb 7-28 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  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 28
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  • I Can't Draw- I Am Not An Artist • 161W37

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 203 / Sat-Sun 9am-3pm / Jan 16-17 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 galleries...

    Regina Bode  
    Jan. 16-Jan. 17
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    Sat-Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • I Can't Draw- I Am Not An Artist • 161W38

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 203 / Sat-Sun 9am-3pm / Mar 19-20 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 galleries...

    Regina Bode  
    Mar. 19-Mar. 20
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    Sat-Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_rbode_cantdraw_01
  • Watercolor for the Timid • 161A23

    Class / 10 sessions / $180 / Room 203 / Thu 6-9pm / Jan 28-Apr 7 No class Mar 24 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 simple obj...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Jan. 28-Apr. 7
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  • The Practice of Drawing as Meditation • 161W35

    Workshop / 1 session / $90 / Spalding House / Sat 9:30–4:30 / Jan 23 Class Description + $15 supply fee paid to instructor ARTWORK BY INSTRUCTOR / ROBERT DVORAK

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 23-Jan. 23
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  • Introduction to Landscape Watercolor • 161A24

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various locations / Sat 9am–noon / Feb 13–Mar 19 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 ...

    Andrew Rose  
    Feb. 13-Mar. 19
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  • Drawing Portraits the Easy Way • 161W34

    Workshop /1 session / $90 / Room 200 / Sun 9:30–4:30 / Jan 24 Class Description Please bring a small mirror, or a phone that takes selfies to the class + $5 supply fee paid to instructor ARTWORK BY INSTRUCTOR / ROBERT DVORAK

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 24-Jan. 24
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    Sun 9:30–4:30 Past_exhib_rdvorak_02
  • Travel Drawing and Painting • 161W33

    Workshop / 1 session / $90 / Room 200 / Mon 9:30–4:30 / Jan 25 Class Description + $25 supply fee paid to instructor ARTWORK BY INSTRUCTOR / ROBERT DVORAK

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 25-Jan. 25
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  • Pacific Island Patterns • 161W35

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $60 / Room 101 / Mon 6–9pm / Apr 11–25 Learn to draw contemporary Pacific patterns from one of O‘ahu’s most acclaimed tattoo artists. Class includes step-by-step exercises and discussion of the history and culture of Pacific island patterns us...

    Sua Suluape Toetu'u Aisea  
    Apr. 11-Apr. 25
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  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners • 161W29

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am–1pm / Apr 3 Always wanted to try oil painting? Here's a quick, focused way to find out if it is something you'd like to pursue. Small group with individualized instruction. Structured setting with instructor taking students through a st...

    Laura Wiens  
    Apr. 3-Apr. 3
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    Sun 10am–1pm Past_exhib_lwiens_01
  • I Can't Paint- I Am Not An Artist • 161W39

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat–Sun 9am–3pm / Apr 30–May 1 If this sounds familiar, this class is for you! In a fun, creative atmosphere students learn about color, color blending and mixing and a variety of observing and painting techniques. We use tradition...

    Regina Bode  
    Apr. 30-May. 1
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  • Sumi-e Etagami • 161A126

    Class / 10 sessions / $120 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-noon / Jan 24-March 27 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). Othe...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jan. 24-Mar. 27
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