Drawing + Painting

  • Drawing • 142A01

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Mon 6–9pm / May 19-Aug 25 *No class May 26 Become familiar with drawing techniques through exercises and individual guidance. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, value, contour, proportion, and gestur...

    Peter Cole  
    May. 19-Aug. 25
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 142A04

    Class / 10 sessions / $180 / Room 203 / Sat 1–4pm / Jun 14-Aug 23 *No class Jul 5 Discover a fresh, simplified approach to watercolor painting as you develop skills in paint application, brush use, color mixing, drawing, and design. Classes include demonstrations of art fundamentals ...

    Michael Genger  
    Jun. 14-Aug. 23
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    Sat 1–4pm Past_exhib_michaelgenger_03_466x300
  • Painting 1&2 • 142A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / May 20- Aug 19 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 guided in the ...

    James Goodman  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_jamesgoodman_dp12_e_466x300
  • Oil Painting • 142A14

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Wed 6–9pm / May 28-Aug 6 Receive one–on–one instruction and be inspired by other artists in this open–studio format for novice to advanced students. From technical improvements in brush, medium, drawing, and color choices ...

    Andrew Rose  
    May. 28-Aug. 6
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_arose____cynthia_lee_all_rights_reserved_2014_stream_web
  • Advanced Soft Pastel • 142A12

    Class / 7 sessions / $125 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / Jul 2- Aug 13 Learn to create your own sanded ground, use pastel for four different under–painting techniques and reclaim broken pastels. Bring your own professional soft pastels and, the first night, a sheet of white sanded pap...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jul. 2-Aug. 13
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_helenlaea_pastel3_web
  • Painting Cities, Towns, and Streets in Watercolor • 142W26

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sun 9am-3pm / Jul 20-27 Capture the many moods of the urban scene. In a series of small paintings, both into–the–light and down–the–light, students focus on creating large, interesting shapes; exciting darks; edges; and well&ndash...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Jul. 20-Jul. 27
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    Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_rwhitlock_01_466x300
  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 142A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / May 20- Aug 19 Explore portrait painting with a live model through a practical, professional approach to portraiture. Topics include anatomy and structure, lighting, palette set up, color arrangement, color mixing, brushwork, an...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_05_web
  • Life Drawing Studio • 142A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / May 22- Aug 21 Drawing from a live model is a classical technique that sharpens and improves drawing ability. Each session includes a series of brief and long poses. Presentation topics cover visual measurement, selection of mat...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 22-Aug. 21
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_04
  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / May 19-Aug 25 *No class May 26 Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre–registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY STUDENT / KEITH MUELLER

    Mark Brown  
    May. 19-Aug. 25
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    Mon 7-9:30pm Past_exhib_123a13
  • Painting • 142A13

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Mon 6–9pm / May 19-Aug 25 *No class May 26 Propel your studio practice through explorations of materials, techniques, and painting processes in oil or acrylic. Instruction includes investigations of value, color, and composition in the cre...

    Emily Mcilroy  
    May. 19-Aug. 25
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_emcilroy_01_web
  • Painting Portraits from Photos • 142W29

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $125 / Room 201 / Sat 9am-noon / May 10-May 13 Painters have used photographs as a tool since the invention of photography. A step–by–step process will help you develop techniques and skills for painting human faces from photographs. In four weeks, you wi...

    Paul Levitt  
    May. 10-May. 31
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    Sat 9am-noon Past_exhib_plevitt_05_web
  • Painting the Museum en Plein-Air • 142A10

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Weds 10am-1pm / May 20- Aug 19 Refresh your senses and skills as we gather weekly to draw and paint on the museum’s magnificent grounds—courtyards, Spalding House gardens and Art School. Includes a visit to Manoa Heritage Center. Open to painters and sket...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Wed 10am-1pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_12_museumpleineir_web
  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • 142A11

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6–9pm / May 22-Aug 21 With an emphasis on color and abstraction, develop your personal style by learning from examples of great early modern and contemporary painters. The instructor introduces techniques and concepts from Impressionism, Cubism, ...

    James Goodman  
    May. 22-Aug. 21
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_jamesgoodman_modern_g_web
  • Painting • 142A15

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Sat 9–noon / May 24–Aug 30 *No class Jul 5 Lessons, exercises, and assignments to improve your painting skills. Topics include value, color, and composition for conceptual and expressive approaches to painting. Includes extensive individual gu...

    Peter Cole  
    May. 24-Aug. 30
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    Sat 9am-noon Past_exhib_petercole_01_web
  • Human Figure in Ink • 142A03

    Class / 8 sessions / $165 / Room 201 / Sat 9am-noon / Jul 5-Aug 23 This class focuses on how to capture the human figure in ink, with emphasis on structure, anatomy, and brush techniques. Beginners learn how to translate charcoal sketches into ink. Returning students refine their skills. Color, ...

    Tom Tong  
    Jul. 5-Aug. 23
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    Sat 9am-noon Past_exhib_tomtong_web_02
  • The Art of Chinese Calligraphy • 142W18

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $80 / Room 203 / Wed 6-9pm / Jul 9-30 In this fun, insightful class explore how to create the strokes that form Chinese characters and words. Learn the deep relationship between Chinese calligraphy and ink brush painting, and how to put it to use. Individual help wil...

    Tom Tong  
    Jul. 9-Jul. 30
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_ttong_04_web
  • Hide-N-Seek Watercolor • 142W20

    Workshop / 1 sessions / $145 / Spalding House / Sat 10am–4pm / Jul 26 Learn how to use watercolor paint and texture to create dynamic, paintings filled with light and color—in one day! No art experience necessary! Bring: an open mind and heart, a casual, curious attitude, watercolor ...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jul. 26-Jul. 26
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    Sat 10am-4pm Past_exhib_pfederspiel_07_web
  • Watercolor • 142A05

    Class / 8 sessions / $160 / Room 203 / Sat 9am–noon / Jun 14- Aug 9 *No class Jul 5 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  
    Jun. 14-Aug. 9
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    Sat 9am-noon Past_exhib_alee_03_web
  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 142A09

    Class / 14 session / $265 / Room 201 / Sat 1-4pm  / May 24-Aug 30 *No class Jul 5 Explore sketchbook art through the Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran drawing method, which emphasizes visual memory exercises. Learn how to quickly capture a subject using color washes and inking techniques. You&rs...

    Sergio Garzon  
    May. 24-Aug. 30
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    Sat 1-4pm Past_exhib_sgarzon_02_web
  • Drawing in the Museum • 141W39

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $100 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Sat 11am–1pm / Apr 19-May 10 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 by a drawing lesson. Your su...

    Andrew Rose  
    Apr. 19-May. 10
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    Sat 11am-1pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Encaustic Painting • 142A08

    Class / 7 sessions / $225 / Spalding House / Sat 10am-1pm / May 24-Jul 12 *No class Jul 5 Encaustic—painting with beeswax—creates luminous, translucent surfaces. The technique is great for layering mixed media, working sculpturally on a surface and incorporating printmaking techniqu...

    Denise Karabinus  
    May. 24-Jul. 12
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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_dkarabinus_01_web
  • Narrative Collage/Assemblage and Women's Voices • 142W23

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 102 / Sat 1–4pm / May 17-Jun 21 Students explore meaningful relationships among image, object, and story through narrative collage/assemblage. Selected women artists’ perspectives and contributions to surrealism will be discussed. Supply List ART...

    Suzanne Langford  
    May. 17-Jun. 21
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    Sat 1-4pm Past_exhib_slangford_02_web
  • Sumi-e Etegami • 142A16

    Class / 10 sessions / $120 / Room 203 / Sun 10am–noon / May 18-Jul 27 *No class Jun 15 This class focuses on sumi–e painted postcards, or etegami, and the basics of Japanese calligraphy. Bring sumi–e brush, sumi ink or ink stick, ink well, and color (gansai colors work we...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    May. 18-Jul. 27
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    Sun 10am-noon Past_exhib_ypeirce_02_web
  • I Can't Paint -I Am Not An Artist • 141W33

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 201 / Sat–Sun 9am–3pm / May 3-4 If this sounds familiar and you haven’t made art since elementary school, this workshop is for you. Dust off your pencil box and enjoy a fun weekend filled with creativity. Simple and effective drawin...

    Regina Bode  
    May. 3-May. 4
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    Sat-Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_rbode_cantdraw
  • Studio for the Road • 142W25

    Workshop / 1 sessions / $45 / Room 202 / Sat 1-4p / Jul 12 You don’t need a 50–pound easel or full–size canvases to make terrific art while you travel. This short workshop shows you how to pack efficiently while keeping the size and weight of your supplies to a minimum. On...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jul. 12-Jul. 12
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    Sat 1-4pm Past_exhib_tmoan_03_web
  • Japanese Scroll Mounting • 142W17

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $300 / Room 200 / Sun 9am–4pm / May 4-Jun 8 Learn 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 as a scro...

    Hiroko Sakurai  
    May. 4-Jun. 8
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    Sun 9am-4pm Past_exhib_hsakurai_web
  • I Can't Draw -I Am Not An Artist • 142W22

    Workshop / 5 sessions / $175 / Honolulu Museum of Art and Room 202 / Sat 10am-1pm / Aug 2-30 If this sounds familiar, this workshop is for you! Learn how to create the illusion of volume, proportion, space and more in this fun introductory class. You will visit the museum galleries to sketch and...

    Regina Bode  
    Aug. 2-Aug. 30
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    Sat 10am-1pm Past_exhib_regina_10_web
  • Color • 142W19

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat 1-4pm / Jun 7-28 Artists working in any two–dimensional medium are invited to explore the role of color in their artwork. Examine ways to enhance and improve your palette through proven practical techniques and hands–on analytical exercis...

    Andrew Rose and Carl FK Pao  
    Jun. 7-Jun. 28
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    Sat 1-4pm Past_exhib_arose___donna_nakamoto_all_rights_reserved_2013_manoa_house_web
  • Hide-N-Seek Watercolor • 142W21

    Workshop / 1 sessions / $145 / Spalding House / Sat 10am–4pm / Aug 23 Learn how to use watercolor paint and texture to create dynamic, paintings filled with light and color—in one day! No art experience necessary! Bring: an open mind and heart, a casual, curious attitude, watercolor ...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Aug. 23-Aug. 23
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    Sat 10am-4pm Past_exhib_pfederspiel_07_web
  • Sketching on the Road • 142W24

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 /Room 202 / Sat 10am–4pm / Jun 7 One of the best ways to memorialize a trip is to keep a sketchbook. Learn techniques for capturing architecture, people, landscapes, and quotidian details like food and objects of daily living. We’ll practice our new skills ...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jun. 7-Jun. 7
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    Sat 10am-4pm Past_exhib_tmoan_07_web