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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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_pcole
  • The Visual Narrative • 151A27

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 9am-noon / Jan 21-April 29  No class Mar 18  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 techniqu...

    Cade Roster  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 29
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    Wed 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_croster
  • 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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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_jnapp
  • 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 demonstra...

    Michael Genger  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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    Thu 1–4pm Past_exhib_151_mgenger
  • 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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    Tue 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_alee
  • 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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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_jgoodman_paint1_2
  • Anatomy for Artists • 151A10

    Class / 10 sessions / $220 / Room 200 / Wed 6-9pm / Jan 21-April 1  No class Mar 18  Learn from live models in a dynamic, supportive atmosphere. Each session begins with gesture sketches then focuses on learning anatomical aesthetics via painting, drawing or sculpture. The i...

    Andrew Rose  
    Jan. 21-Apr. 1
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_arose_anatomy
  • 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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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_hiaea_01_web
  • 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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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_jnapp_dp
  • 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; ...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Feb. 3-Apr. 14
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    Tue 1-4pm Past_exhib_rwhitlock_01_466x300
  • 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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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_mnorseth_portrait
  • 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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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_mnorseth_lifedraw
  • 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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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Foundations & Fun in Watercolor • 151A13

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Spalding House / Tue 10-1pm / Jan 27-May 5 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 techniques, a...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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    Tue 10am-1pm Past_exhib_151_pfederspiel
  • 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 OTAARTWORK BY ARTIST / RICHARD BARLETT

    Mark Brown  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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    Mon 7-9:30pm Past_exhib_151_mbrown_mondaylife
  • 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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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_emcilroy
  • Painting with a Maniac • 151W116

    Workshop / 3 sessions / $200 / Room 201 / Sun 10-4pm / Feb 8-22 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 ARTWORK BY INSTRUC...

    Timothy Ojile  
    Feb. 8-Feb. 22
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_tojile_01_web
  • 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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    Wed 10am-1pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_01_web
  • 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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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_jgoodman_abstract
  • 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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    Fri 2-5pm Past_exhib_jpreis__01_web
  • 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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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_151_ttong_ink
  • 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 ART...

    Yoko Radke  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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    Mon 9:30am-12:15pm Past_exhib_123a12
  • Recording Your Journey: Beyond Drawing • 151W33

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-4pm / Feb 15 Travel for a day by taking a journey through the museum, notebook in hand. We'll visit different cultures and learn new ways of recording what we see, hear, and feel. Build a tool kit for your next big trip—whether it's around t...

    Tamara Moan  
    Feb. 15-Feb. 15
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_151_tmoan_journey
  • 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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    Thu 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_ttong_ink
  • Sketching the Human Figure • 151A08

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 200 / Mon 9am-noon / Jan 26-May 4  No class Mar 16 Students learn how to capture shape, structure, and movement while drawing a live model, clothed and nude. Learn how to train your eye and hand to work in coordination, with either grea...

    Tom Tong  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_ttong_humanfig
  • 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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    Wed 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • 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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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_151_alee_watercolor
  • 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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    Thu 1-4pm Past_exhib_sgarzon_01_web
  • Drawing from the Collection • 151W36

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $100 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Sat 11am-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, ...

    Andrew Rose  
    Feb. 7-Feb. 28
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    Sat 11am-1pm Past_exhib_arose_02_web
  • 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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    Wed 9am-noon Past_exhib_plevitt_01_web
  • 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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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_dkrabinus_01_web
  • 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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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_151_alee_figdraw
  • 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 sel...

    Suzanne Langford  
    Feb. 12-Apr. 9
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    Thu 1-4pm Past_exhib_151_slangford_collage
  • Travel Sketching • 151W34

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-4pm / Mar 22 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, lands...

    Tamara Moan  
    Mar. 22-Mar. 22
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_tmoan_02_web
  • 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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    Sat-Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_regina_10_web
  • 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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    Sun 10am-noon Past_exhib_ypierce_01_web
  • 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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    Tue 1:30-4:30pm Past_exhib_151_rbode_drawmuseum
  • 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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    Thu 10am-1pm Past_exhib_dkrabinus_01_web
  • Watercolor for the Timid • 151A17

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 6-9pm / Jan 22-April 30 No class Mar 19 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 ...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 30
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_151_jbusse_wcolor
  • 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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    Tue 1:30-4:30pm Past_exhib_rbode_01_web
  • 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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    Sat 11am-2pm Past_exhib_arose_01_web
  • The Magic of Watercolor • 151W35

    Workshop / 1 session / $80 / Room 203 / Sun 9:30am-4:30pm  / Jan 25 Learn everything from the foundation basics to more advanced techniques—and express your creativity and nourish your heart and soul.  Whether you are traveling or painting in your home, you will easily be ab...

    Robert Regis Dvorak  
    Jan. 25-Jan. 25
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    Sun 9:30am-4:30pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Pen And Ink Drawing The Easy Way • 151W40

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Room 201 / Mon 1-4pm / Jan 26 If you have always wanted to be able to draw with a pen, here is your chance to discover how easy it can be. You will learn about line weights, hatching, cross hatching, stippling, and ink wash; easy ways to draw people, trees,...

    Robert Regis Dvorak  
    Jan. 26-Jan. 26
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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_ddvorak_web_04
  • Pencil Drawing The Easy Way • 151AW43

    Workshop / 1 session / $50 / Room 201 / Tue 1-4pm / Jan 27 Anyone can learn to draw with a pencil if you approach it the right way. You will learn: what pencils to use, how to create different line weights, shading and hatching, when and how to erase, how to draw people, trees, landsca...

    Robert Regis Dvorak  
    Jan. 27-Jan. 27
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    Tue 1-4pm Past_exhib_151_ddvorak
  • Mixed-Media Plein Air Landscape • 151W44

    Woekshop / 2 sessions / $160 / Various Locations / Sat-Sun 10am-4pm / Mar 14-15  This workshop focuses on creating playful, dynamic landscape paintings using layers of wet watercolor and chalk pastel. Employing the strengths of both media, participants create paintings that are fluid, ...

    Catherine Gill  
    Mar. 14-Mar. 15
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    Sat-Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_151_cgill