Drawing + Painting

  • Drawing • DPEM162A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Sat 1-4pm / May 21-Aug 20 Explore the language of drawing through projects and exercises in charcoal, graphite and ink. Concepts and techniques covered include contour line, gesture, composition, sighting and proportion, value, mark-making and perspective....

    Emily McIlroy  
    May. 21-Aug. 20
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  • Realtime Speedpaint • DPCR162W24

    Class / 3 sessions / $75 / Room 201 / Wed 6-9pm  / Jul 13-27 Come participate in a live on the spot drawing workshop in which artist Cade Roster attempts to talk while drawing with an overhead projector. Come taunt Cade with "constructive" criticism, or barrage him with arcane question...

    Cade Roster  
    Jul. 13-Jul. 27
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  • Creative Drawing & Painting • DPJN162A11

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / May 17-Aug 16 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 instruction. Take anothe...

    Janetta Napp  
    May. 17-Aug. 16
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • DPMG162A10

    Class / 12 sessions / $215 / Room 203 / Sat 1–4pm / May 28-Aug 13 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, opportunities to...

    Michael Genger  
    May. 28-Aug. 13
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  • Painting 1&2 • DPJG162A16

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Tue 6–9pm / May 17-Aug 16  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. 17-Aug. 16
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  • Creative Meditation • DPAR162W27

    Class / 6 sessions / $150 / Room 202 / Tue 6-8pm  / May 17-Jun 21 In Creative Meditation, you will learn how to control your breathing and open your mind in the service of your art using ancient meditation techniques passed to Andrew Rose 25 years ago from Master Wong, a Chinese Tai Ch...

    Andrew Rose  
    May. 17-Jun. 21
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  • Advanced Soft Pastel • DPHI162A23

    Class / 8 sessions / $145 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / May 18-July 6 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 paper. Or purc...

    Helen Iaea  
    May. 18-Jul. 6
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_hiaea_01_web
  • The Fun of Painting • DPJN162A12

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Wed 6-9pm  / May 18-Aug 17 Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and individual instruction guide students in the mixing of color, paint application, color theory, developing visual awareness a...

    Janetta Napp  
    May. 18-Aug. 17
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_jnapp_01_web
  • The Challenge of Painting Watercolors from Photos • DPRW162W30

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sun 9am-3pm  / July 17-24 Lots of us use photographs when we paint. Some of us may even prefer to paint from photos in the controlled environment of the studio. But our photographs can exercise a certain tyranny over us, leading us to copy them...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Jul. 17-Jul. 24
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    Sun 9am-3pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • DPMN162A19

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / May 17-Aug 16 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, color mixing, ...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 17-Aug. 16
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  • Life Drawing Studio • DPMN162A05

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / May 19-Aug 18 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 an hour. Presen...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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  • In-Depth Hide-n-Seek Watercolor Workshop • DPPF162W31

    Class / 6 sessions / $245 / Room 203 / Weds 9-noon  / Jul 20-Aug 24 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, ...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jul. 20-Aug. 24
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / May 16-Aug 15 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  
    May. 16-Aug. 15
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    Mon 7-9:30pm Past_exhib_monday_jaredwickware
  • Painting • DPEM162A13

    Class / 12 sessions / $200 / Room 200 / Mon 6–9pm / May 16-Aug 15  No class May 30 and July 4 Propel your studio practice through explorations of materials, techniques and various painting processes in either oil or acrylic. Instruction includes investigations of value, col...

    Emily McIlroy  
    May. 16-Aug. 15
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  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners / May 29 • DPLW162W32

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am–1pm / May 29 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  
    May. 29-May. 29
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    Sun 10am–1pm Past_exhib_lwiens_01
  • Painting: The Path to Abstraction • DPJG162A17

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6-9pm / May 19-Aug 18 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 approaches will be introd...

    James Goodman  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $5 per session / Room 200 / Fri 2-5pm  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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  • Key Points of Ink Brush Painting • DPTT162W09

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 203 / Wed 6–9pm / Jun 29 - Aug 3 Ink Brush Painting is more than a representational art form, it is also a symbolic expression, having its deep roots in Chinese philosophy and calligraphy. All Asian art forms have evolved from this basis. This works...

    Tom Tong  
    Jun. 29-Aug. 3
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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  / May 2-23 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. * No class March 16. PHOTOS BY ARTIST / YOKO RADKE

    Yoko Radke  
    May. 2-May. 23
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  • Creativity Sparks • DPTM162A15

    Class / 8 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Sat 9am-noon / May 28- Jul 16  Keep your creative momentum rolling with the inspiration of games, prompts, and exercises to refresh your perspective. Our activities will launch you afresh or build from the work done in the Jump Start Your Creativi...

    Tamara Moan  
    May. 28-Jul. 16
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  • Painting Portraits in John Sargent's Style • DPTT162W20

    Class / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 201 / Sat 9-noon / July 2 - August 6 John Singer Sargent is one of the most distinguished portrait artists the world has ever known. His style is instantly recognizable, with its bold flowing strokes, strong light and color contrast. This workshop will ...

    Tom Tong  
    Jul. 2-Aug. 6
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    Sat 9-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • DPSG162A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $260 / Room 201 / Sun 1-4pm / May 15-Aug 21  No class Jun 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 subject using...

    Sergio Garzon  
    May. 15-Aug. 21
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  • Cosplay Figure Drawing • DPDO162W29

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Room 200 / Fri 6-9pm / May 20-Jun 24 Drawing from a live model is a classical technique that sharpens and improves drawing ability. Models will be in cosplay from your favorite anime, manga, and pop-culture! Students are encouraged to cosplay and interact...

    Devin Oishi  
    May. 20-Jun. 24
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    Fri 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Recording Your Journey: Beyond Drawing • DPTM162W21

    Workshop / 1 session / $85 / Room 200 / Sun 10-4pm / Aug 14 Travel for a day by taking a journey through the museum, notebook in hand. We'll visit different cultures, wander where whimsy takes us, and learn new ways of recording what we see, hear, and feel. Build a tool kit for the next big trip...

    Tamara Moan  
    Aug. 14-Aug. 14
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    Sun 10-4pm Past_exhib_tmoan_15_recording-your-journey__1_
  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners / Jun 12 • DPLW162W33

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am-1pm  / June 12 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 ...

    Laura Wiens  
    Jun. 12-Jun. 12
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_lwiens_-manana-island
  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners / Jul 10 • DPLW162W34

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am-1pm  / July 10 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 ...

    Laura Wiens  
    Jul. 10-Jul. 10
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_lwiens_-manana-island
  • Explore Oil Painting: An Adventure for Beginners / Aug 21 • DPLW162W35

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 200 / Sun 10am-1pm  / Aug 21 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 s...

    Laura Wiens  
    Aug. 21-Aug. 21
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_lwiens_-manana-island
  • Watercolor for the Timid • DPJB162A14

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Thu 6-9pm / May 19-Aug 18 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 objects. Demonstrat...

    Jonathan Busse  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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  • Yoga & Art • DPAD162W26

    Yoga (Asana) & Art • DPAD162W26 Class / 6 sessions / $150 / Rm 203 / Sun 1–4pm / May 22-June 26 Many of the principles that guide yoga -- observation, focus, following one's intuition, and being non-judgemental -- will be practiced through movement and then applied to&n...

    Abbey Day  
    May. 22-Jun. 26
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_punchbowl_cactus_8x10_template_for_8
  • Introduction to Landscape Painting • DPAW162W18

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various locations / Sun 9am–noon / Jul 10-Aug 14 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,...

    Andrew Rose  
    Jul. 10-Aug. 14
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  • Multi-cultural Folk Tales and Narrative Collage • DPSL162A22

    Class / Sat 1-4pm / May 21-July 9 / 8 sessions / $145 / Room 201 In this class we will read, write, and make art: a series of narrative collages that explore the relationships among story (the folk tale); our interpretations of the natural world including our fears and dreams; and selected art e...

    Suzanne Langford  
    May. 21-Jul. 9
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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_class_full
  • Sumi-e Etagami • DPYP162A08

    Class / 10 sessions / $120 / Room 203 / Sun 10am-noon / Jun 19-Aug 21 No class June 12 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 ...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jun. 19-Aug. 21
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