Drawing + Painting

  • Drawing • 151A05

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 6-9pm / Jan 26-May 4  No class Mar 16 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...

    Peter Cole  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Introduction to Drawing • 151A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Fri 9am-noon / Jan 23-May 1  No class Mar 20  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. Vario...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 23-May. 1
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 151A14

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 1-4pm/ Jan 22-April 30 No class Mar 19  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  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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  • Drawing • 151A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Tue 9am-noon / Jan 20-April 28  No class Mar 17 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 s...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 28
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  • Painting 1&2 • 151A23

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6-9pm / Jan 20-April 28  No class Mar 17  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 stu...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 28
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  • Introduction Soft Pastel • 151A11

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 6-9pm / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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 t...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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  • Creative Drawing and Painting • 151A32

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Tue 6-9pm / Jan 20-April 28  No class Mar 17  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 ...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 28
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  • Painting Cities, Towns and Streets in Watercolor • 151A18

    Class / 10 sessions/ $180 / Room 203 / Tue 1-4pm / Feb 3-April 14 No Class March 17 Capture the many moods of the urban scene. Paint cities and streets, both close up and from a distance, in different kinds of weather and times of the day. Focus on creating interesting shapes; exciting darks; a...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Feb. 3-Apr. 14
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 151A12

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6-9pm / Jan 20-April 28  No class Mar 17   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, co...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 28
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  • Life Drawing Studio • 151A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu  6-9pm / Jan 22- April 30 No class Mar 19  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 la...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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  • Edge of Wetness • 151A19

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 202 / Fri 9-noon / Jan 23-May 1  No class Mar 20   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...

    George Woollard  
    Jan. 23-May. 1
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  • Foundations & Fun in Watercolor • 151A13

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Spalding House / Tue 10-1pm / Jan 20-April 28  No class Mar 17 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 tech...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 28
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / Sep 8–Dec 22 / Jan 26- May 4 Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / COLIN OTA

    Mark Brown  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Painting • 151A20

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Mon 6-9p / Jan 26-May 11 No class Feb 8, Mar 16 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 compositio...

    Emily McIlroy  
    Jan. 26-May. 11
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  • Painting the Museum en Plein-Air • 151A22

    Class / 14 sessions / $280 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Wed 10am-1pm / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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 Mānoa Heritag...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • 151A21

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6-9pm / Jan 22- April 30 No class Mar 19  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 technique...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $10 per session / Room 200 / Fri 2-5pm / Jan 23- May 1 No Class Mar 20 No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / JAHN-PETER PREIS

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    Jan. 23-May. 1
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  • Introduction to Ink-Brush Painting • 151A30

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 6-9pm / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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. ...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / Sep 8–Dec 29 / Jan 26- May 4 NO CLASS Mar 16 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 AR...

    Yoko Radke  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Introduction to Ink-Brush Painting • 151A31

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 9am-noon / Jan 22- April 30 No class Mar 19  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. Le...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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  • Watercolor • 151A16

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Wed 9am-noon / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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  • Watercolor • 151A15

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 1-4pm / Jan 26-May 4  No class Mar 16  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 stude...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 151A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 201 / Thu 1-4pm / Jan 22- April 30 No class Mar 19  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 ...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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  • Drawing from the Collection • 151W36

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $100 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Sat 11-1pm / Feb 7-28 Spend four weeks in fun, guided study of artworks in the museum’s collection. Each class begins with entertaining instruction on art history followed by a tutored drawing session. Your graphite, wa...

    Andrew Rose  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 28
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  • Projects in Painting • 151A24

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Wed 9am-noon / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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...

    Paul Levitt  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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  • Encaustic Painting • 151W28

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $200 / Spalding House / Sat 10am-1pm / Feb 7-28 Painting with beeswax creates luminous, translucent surfaces. Encaustic is a great medium for layering mixed media, working sculpturally and incorporating printmaking techniques. Learn to mix colors, fuse, etch, transfe...

    Denise Karabinus  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 28
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  • Figure Drawing • 151A09

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Fri 9am-noon / Jan 23-May 1  No class Mar 20  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...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 23-May. 1
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  • Fairy Tales and Narrative Collage/Assemblage • 151A26

    Class / 8 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Thu 1-4pm / Feb 12- Apr 9 No class Mar 19  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 interpret se...

    Suzanne Langford  
    Feb. 12-Apr. 9
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  • I Can't Draw- I Am Not An Artist • 151W41

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat-Sun 9am-3pm / April 18-19 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 ga...

    Regina Bode  
    Apr. 18-Apr. 19
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  • Sumi-e Etegami • 151A25

    Class / 10 sessions / $120 / Room 200 / Sun 10am-noon / Jan 25-Mar 29 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 materials can b...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jan. 25-Mar. 29
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  • Drawing In The Museum: A Sketching Trip Around The World • 151W38

    Workshop / 6 Sessions / $200 / Honolulu Museum of Art and Room 200 / Tue 1:30-4:30pm / Jan 27-March 3 Become familiar with the Honolulu Museum of Art collection through creative drawing exercises. Each week we visit different galleries to sketch and draw in front of artworks. Discover and e...

    Regina Bode  
    Jan. 27-Mar. 3
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  • Encaustic Painting • 151W29

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $300 / Spalding House / Thu 10am-1pm / April 2-May 7 Painting with beeswax creates luminous, translucent surfaces. Encaustic is a great medium for layering mixed media, working sculpturally and incorporating printmaking techniques. Learn to mix colors, fuse, etch, tr...

    Denise Karabinus  
    Apr. 2-May. 7
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  • Drawing In The Museum: A Sketching Trip Around The World • 151W39

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $200 / Honolulu Museum of Art and Room 200 / Tue 1:30-4:30pm / Mar 24-April 28 Become familiar with the Honolulu Museum of Art collection through creative drawing exercises. Each week we visit different galleries to sketch and draw in front of artworks. Discover and explo...

    Regina Bode  
    Mar. 24-Apr. 28
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  • Plein Air: O'ahu Outdoors • 151W37

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various Locations / Sat 11am-2pm / April 18-May 23 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, sun...

    Andrew Rose  
    Apr. 18-May. 23
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