Drawing + Painting

  • Encaustic Painting • DPSS171A12

    Class • Thu 9am-noon • Feb 23-Apr 20  • 8 sessions • $175 + $38 supply fee paid to instructor • Room 203 No class Mar 23 Demonstrations of new techniques will introduce students to the basics of encaustic wax painting. Included are encaustic methods including ...

    Sandy Simonian  
    Feb. 23-Apr. 20
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  • Exploring Oil: An Adventure for Beginners / Jan 24 • DPLW171W13

    Workshop • Tue 1-4pm • Jan 24 • 1 session • $75 supplies included • Room 200 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 inst...

    Laura Wiens  
    Jan. 24-Jan. 24
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  • Exploring Oil: An Adventure for Beginners / Mar 14 • DPLW171W14

    Workshop • Tue 1-4pm • March 14 • 1 session • $75 supplies included • Room 200 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 in...

    Laura Wiens  
    Mar. 14-Mar. 14
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  • Figure Drawing • DPAL171A15

    Class • Fri 9am-noon • Jan 27-May 5 • 14 sessions • $335 • Room 201 No class Mar 24 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 an...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Fun and Fundamentals in Watercolor • DPPF171A16

    Class • Tue 10am-1pm • Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $280 • Spalding House No class Feb 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 painti...

    Patrice Federspiel  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Illustration • DPCR171A17

    Class • Thu 9am-noon • Jan 26-May 4 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 101 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 tec...

    Cade Roster  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Introduction to Drawing • DPJN171A18

    Class • Fri 9am-noon • Jan 27-May 5 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 203 No class Mar 24 Learn the fundamentals of drawing to enhance your artistic abilities. This class develops visual awareness through creative exercises combined with basic drawing principles and...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Introduction to Encaustic • DPSS171W19

    Workshop • Sun 10am-3pm • Jan 29-Feb 5 • 2 sessions • $80 + $18 materials fee paid to the instructor • Room 203 In this two-day workshop, you will be introduced to the basics of encaustic wax painting with demonstrations of exciting methods for image transfer, ...

    Sandy Simonian  
    Jan. 29-Feb. 5
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  • Introduction to Non-toxic Painting • DPJD171A20

    Class • Mon 6-9pm • Jan 23-May 8 • 14 sessions • $300 • Room 200 No class March 20, 27 Learn to create paintings without noxious solvents, toxic pigments, or chemically engineered mediums. We will create colors and natural binders for these colors, f...

    Jan Dickey  
    Jan. 23-May. 8
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  • Introduction to Watercolor • DPJT171A21

    Workshop • Tues 1-4p• Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 203 Explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Students are introduced to the principals of design and composition. Demonstrations and exercises will guide students to create classic transparent waterc...

    Jimmy Tablante  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Jump Start Your Creativity: Unleashing Your Expressive Self • DPTM171A22

    Class • Tue 9am-noon • Jan 24-May 2 • 13 sessions • $260 + $10 supply fee paid to instructor • Room 102 No class March 14, 21 Feeling stuck or uninspired? Ignite your imagination and rediscover a sense of play as we explore different paths to access creativity. Fol...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Life Drawing Studio • DPMN171A23

    Class • Thu 6-9pm • Jan 26-May 4 • 14 sessions • $335 • Room 201 No class Mar 23 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 other...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Memory/Space • DPRB171W24

    Class • Sun 10am-1p • Feb 12-Mar 5 • 4 sessions • $80 • Room 203 The first two weeks will focus on the topic of space. Flat, compressed, rhythmic and shallow space are among the types of space that will be explored. The following two weeks will address the subject o...

    Reem Bassous  
    Feb. 12-Mar. 5
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  • Oil Painting: The Basics and Beyond / Jan 29-March 5 • DPLW171W26

    Class • Sun 1-4p • Jan 29-March 5 • 6 sessions • $250 supplies included • Room 200 New to oil painting? Start developing skills and techniques through still-life and painting-from-photograph instruction. Supply kits included: brushes, palette, paint and canvase...

    Laura Wiens  
    Jan. 29-Mar. 5
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  • The Nature of Drawing • DPMN171A23

    Class • Sat-Sun 10am-4pm• April 8-9 • 2 sessions • $100 • Spalding House No class Mar 24 Students explore personal creative expression through botanical and biological illustration. Gain confidence in observing form while working with botanical or biological subjec...

    Sharon Birzer  
    Apr. 8-Apr. 9
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  • Oil Painting: The Basics and Beyond / Apr 2-May 7 • DPLW171W27

    Class • Sun 1-4p• Apr 2-May 7 • 5 sesssions• $230 supplies included  • Room 200 No class Apr 16 New to oil painting? Start developing skills and techniques through still-life and painting-from-photograph instruction. Supply kits included: brushes, palette...

    Laura Wiens  
    Apr. 2-May. 7
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • DPMN171A30

    Class • Tue 6-9pm • Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $335 • Room 203 No class Mar 21 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...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Painting Everyday People • DPMN171A31

    Class • Fri 1-4pm • Jan 27-May 5 • 14 sessions • $335 • Room 203 No class Mar 24 In the spirit of painters such as Edgar Degas, this studio class explores the human figure by having you create and paint true-to-life situations. Using live models in the studio, our ...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $5 per session / Room 200 / Jan 27-May 5,  No class Mar 24 No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. Artwork by Jahn-Peter Preis

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm  Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. Artwork by Ellen Ercegovich

    Mark Brown  
    Jan. 23-May. 1
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  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / No class Mar 20, 27 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.  Image by Laurel Portner

    Yoko Radke/Laurel Portner  
    Jan. 23-May. 8
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  • Painting The Figure Simply And Beautifully In Watercolor • DPRD171W32

    Class • Mon 6-9pm • Jan 23 • 1 session • $50 • Room 203 This class will be directed to the spontaneous representation of the female figure in watercolor. There will be a strong emphasis on the use of color, white space and composition. Color mixing from a limited pa...

    Robert Regis Dvořák  
    Jan. 23-Jan. 23
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  • Projects in Ink • DPTT171W33

    Class • Sat-Sun 10am-4pm • Apr 29-30 • 2 sessions • $140 • Room 203 This workshop encourages students to create their own artwork using the techniques of Chinese ink brush painting. Choose your favorite subject—landscape, flowers, animals, portrait, etc.—and ...

    Tom Tong  
    Apr. 29-Apr. 30
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  • Soft Pastel • DPHI171A34

    Class • Wed 6-9pm • Jan 25-May 3 •  14 sessions • $280 • Room 201 No class Mar 22 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...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jan. 25-May. 3
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  • Spontaneous Watercolor • DPRD171W35

    Class • Sun 10am-4pm • Jan 22 • 1 session • $90 + $35 supply fee paid to the instructor • Room 203 Yes, watercolor painting can be learned by anyone. This class is for you if you: -have no previous watercolor painting instruction-would like to be able to ...

    Robert Regis Dvořák  
    Jan. 22-Jan. 22
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques (Sun) • DPSG171A36

    Class • Sun 1-4pm • Jan 22-May 7 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 201 No class Mar 26 & Apr 16 Explore sketchbook art through the Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran drawing method, which emphasizes visual memory exercises and speed, in this rigorous drawing class. Learn ho...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Jan. 22-May. 7
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques (Thu) • DPSG171A37

    Class • Thu 1–4pm • Jan 26-May 4  • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 200 No class Mar 23 Learn quick and easy techniques to improve your drawing skills, while capturing your daily life in a sketchbook. This class has lots to offer! Together, we will ...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Sumi-e Etegami • DPYP171A38

    Class • Sun 10am-noon • Jan 15-Mar 19 • 9 sessions • $120 • Room 200 No class Feb 26 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 colo...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jan. 15-Mar. 19
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  • The One-Minute Drawing Class • DPRD171W28

    Workshop  • Sat 10am-4pm • Jan 21 • 1 session • $90 + $25 supply fee paid to instructor • Room 203 Anyone can draw!  This enjoyable class is for you if you: -would like to be able to draw-think that you don't have any drawing talent-haven’t drawn fo...

    Robert Regis Dvořák  
    Jan. 21-Jan. 21
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  • Understanding Abstraction • DPGW171A39

    Class • Fri 9am-noon • Jan 27-May 5 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 200 No class Mar 24 Let’s deal with the important questions. What does it mean? How do I use color? What is a balanced composition? When is it finished? Are some techniques more appropriate than ...

    George Woollard  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Watercolor (Mon) • DPAL171A40

    Class • Mon 1-4pm • Jan 23-May 8 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 203 No class Mar 20 & 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 ...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 23-May. 8
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  • Watercolor (Wed) • DPAL171A41

    Class • Wed 9am-noon • Jan 25-May 3 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 203 No class Mar 22 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 critiq...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 25-May. 3
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  • Watercolor for the Timid • DPJB171A42

    Class • Thu 6-9pm • Jan 26-May 4 • 14 sessions • $280  • Room 203 No class March 23 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, monochr...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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  • Yoga and Art • DPAD171W43

    Workshop • Sun 10am-1pm • Jan 29-Mar 5 • 6 sessions • $120 • Room 202 Many of the principles that guide yoga—observation, focus, following one's intuition, and being non-judgmental—will be practiced through movement and then applied to art making. E...

    Abbey Day  
    Jan. 29-Mar. 5
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  • Zen Brushwork • DPAK171W44

    Workshop • Sunday 1-4p • Apr 2-23  • 3 sessions •$60+ $75 supply fee paid directly to the instructor• Room 202 No class Apr 16 Zen brushwork is about finding yourself. Kay’s instruction begins with an introduction to the Tao of Painting and making ink. Focusi...

    Andy Kay  
    Apr. 2-Apr. 23
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  • The Art of Travel • DPTM171A07

    Class • Mon 9a-noon • Jan 23-May 8 • 13 sessions • $260 • Room 200 No class Mar 13, 20 & 27 Let your travels—past or upcoming—inspire your creative process. This class will focus on skills for making a unique record of your journey including sk...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 23-May. 8
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  • Creating a Portrait • DPTT171W08

    Workshop • Sat-Sun 10am-4pm • Apr 22-23 • 2 sessions • $140 • Room 203 This workshop will lead you toward successfully creating and completing a portrait project. Using your favorite medium (oil, ink, watercolor, charcoal, etc), follow along step by step with the instruc...

    Tom Tong  
    Apr. 22-Apr. 23
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  • Creative Drawing and Painting • DPJN171A09

    Class • Tue 6-9pm • Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 201 No class Mar 21 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...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Drawing • DPAL171A10

    Class • Tue 9am-noon • Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 203  No class Mar 21 Become familiar with the mechanics and materials of drawing. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, contour, gesture, and shading. Emphasis...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Exploring Art for Grown-Ups • DPTM171A11

    Workshop • Fri 9am-noon • Jan 27-May 5 • 12 sessions •  $260 • Room 102 No class March 10,17 & 24 Did you last pick up a paintbrush in grade school? Do you want to make art but are afraid you'll embarrass yourself? This class is a place to play, experiment...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 27-May. 5
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  • Painting 1&2 • DPJG171A29

    Class • Tue 6-9pm • Jan 24-May 2 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 200 No class Mar 21 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. Advance...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 24-May. 2
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  • Acrylic Painting • DPTW171A06

    Class • Thu 6-9pm • Jan 26-May 4 • 14 sessions • $280 • Room 200 No class Mar 23 This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about painting techniques and concepts, with an emphasis on the understanding of its formal language and the fundame...

    Tom Walker  
    Jan. 26-May. 4
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