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Fall Painting Classes

Experience Days Times Class Title Instructor Non-member Price Member Price   Begins Ends
Any Tue. 1 – 3 p.m. Abstract Painting Jim Gross $145 $130.50 26-Sept.-2017 5-Dec.-2017
Any Tue. 1 – 3 p.m. Abstract Painting Jim Gross $145 $130.50 27-Sept.-2017 6-Dec.-2017
Any Wed. 1 – 4 p.m. Capturing the Light with Oil Painting Mary Binford-Miller $210 $189.00 27-Sept.-2017 6-Dec.-2017
Any Mon. 7 – 9 p.m. Mastermix Session 1 Charlotte Patterson $75 $67.50 25-Sept.-2017 9-Oct.-2017
Any Mon. 7  – 9 p.m. Mastermix Session 2 Charlotte Patterson $75 $67.50 16-Oct.-2017 9-Oct.-2017
Any Mon. 7 – 9 p.m. Mastermix Session 3 Charlotte Patterson $75 $67.50 6-Nov.-2017 27-Nov.-2017
Beginners Thu. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Beginners Watercolor Gayle Clayborn $145 $130.50 28-Sept.-2017 7-Dec.-2017
Beginners Tue. 6 – 8:30 p.m. Beginning Oil Painting Conan Fugit $175 $160.00 26-Sept.-2017 5-Dec.-2017
Beginners & Intermediate 1 – 4 p.m. A Painting a Day Session 1Conan Fugit $105 $94.50 27-Sept.-2017 25-Oct.-2017
Beginners & Intermediate 1 – 4 p.m. A Painting a Day Session 2 Conan Fugit $105 $94.50 1-Nov.-2017 6-Dec.-2017
Beginners & Intermediate Thu. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Beginning & Intermediate Watercolor Bernadette Bradshaw $145 $130.50 28-Sept.-2017 7-Dec.-2017
Beginners & Intermediate Thu. 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. Introduction to Pastel Gayle Clayborn $145 $130.50 28-Sept.-2017 7-Dec.-2017
Intermediate & Advanced Wed. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Model: Painting the Figurative Subject Mary Binford-Miller $210 $189.00 27-Sept.-2017 6-Dec.-2017
Intermediate & Advanced Tue. 2 – 4:30 p.m. Modern Traditions in Painting Brian Hinkle $175 $157.50 26-Sept.-2017 5-Dec.-2017
Intermediate & Advanced Thu. 1 – 4 p.m. Painting in Amazing Technicolor Melinda Weis $210 $189.00 28-Sept.-2017 7-Dec.-2017
Advanced Thu. 1 – 3:30 p.m. Watercolor Anne Horton $175 $157.50 28-Sept.-2017 7-Dec.-2017

All Experience Levels Painting Courses

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Abstract Painting with Jim Gross

Tuesdays    1 – 3 p.m.   Sept. 26 – Dec. 5, 2017      No Class Nov. 21 

Wednesdays    6 – 9 p.m.   Sept. 27 – Dec. 6, 2017      No Class Nov. 22 

10 Weeks     Ages 18 +     Studio 3

Nonmember Price $145     Member Price $130.50

This course explores all past and current trends in non-objective painting. Acrylic, water based media, and drawing with collage will be explored. This class is ideal for the beginner as well as the advanced.This class will focus on projects chosen by the student and they will be encouraged to experiment with new techniques.

Students should bring their own personal supplies. If you do not have supplies, Jim recommends the following:

  • Some kind of support to paint on (canvas, primed wood, panel, etc.)
  • Acrylic or other water-based media
  • Tools (brushes, rollers, palette knife, etc.)
  • Drawing materials if desired
  • Collage paper is also welcomed
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Capturing the Light with Oil Painting with Mary Binford Miller

Wednesdays     1 – 4 p.m.     Sept. 27 – Dec. 6, 2017     No Class Nov. 22

10 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $210     Member Price $189

Mary will walk you through her process for creating dynamic, light filled paintings. This class will include demonstrations on the fundamentals of a good painting and tips to improve your own work. There will be a lot of one-on-one instruction with a variety of subject matter. Beginners through professionals are welcome.

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Mastermix with Charlotte Patterson

Mondays     7 – 9 p.m.     3 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 2

Session 1:   Sept. 25 – Oct. 9

Session 2:   Oct. 16 – Oct. 30

Session 3:   Nov.6 – Nov. 27    No Class  Nov. 20

Nonmember Price $75     Member Price $67.50

This out of the box class will be very hands on with medium demonstrations, product reviews, technique tips, tricks and shortcuts designed for active and inspiring artist alike. Students will experiment with new materials without having to invest in large quantities.

 

Beginners Painting Courses

Intro to Watercolor

Beginners Watercolor with Gayle Clayborn

Thursdays     6:30 – 8:30 p.m.     Sept. 28 – Dec. 7, 2017     No class Nov. 23

10 Weeks     Ages 12 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $145     Member Price $130.50

This class is focused on learning through exploration in a relaxed environment. Each student works on individual projects focusing on composition, perspective, value, color, choices, layering and more. Bring ideas or reference photos to work from to get started.

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Beginning Oil Painting with Conan Fugit

Tuesdays     6 – 8:30 p.m.     Sept. 26 – Dec. 5, 2017     No class Nov. 21

10 Weeks     Ages 13 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $175     Member Price $157.50

This course will introduce the basic techniques of oil painting to students with no prior experience. Students will work in class to produce paintings through observational techniques, and will learn the essentials of paint handling and color mixing. We will build on basic drawing skills and enhance our ability to see light and shade as well as the subtleties of color. This course is perfect for anyone interested in traditional media who is wishing to learn the essential studio practices that make oil such a desirable painting medium.

Beginners & Intermediate Painting Courses

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A Painting a Day with Conan Fugit

Wednesdays     1 – 4 p.m.     5 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 3

Session 1     Sept. 27 – Oct. 25, 2017     

Session 1     Nov. 1 – Dec. 6, 2017      No class Nov. 22

Nonmember Price $105     Member Price $94.50

Intended as a refresher or a quick introduction to the basic techniques of oil painting, this course is perfect for anyone interested in developing better studio practices. Prior experience is not required but the course will progress quickly. Students will work in class to produce one small painting every week that will showcase the essentials of paint handling and color mixing.

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Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor with Bernadette Bradshaw

Thursdays     6:30 – 8:30 p.m.     Sept. 28 – Dec. 7, 2017     No class Nov. 23

10 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 3

Nonmember Price $145     Member Price $130.50

This class is for anyone interested in learning to paint in watercolor and is geared for beginning to intermediate students. Students will master basics necessary to be successful in watercolor including creating a wash, pouring a background, color mixing, color theory, various applications and techniques of watercolor, as well as the rules for composition and design. Students work on paintings developed from their own photographic or drawing sources to apply learned techniques to their own work.

Please call 316.634.2787 to be put on a wait list for this course.

Pastel

Introduction to Pastel with Gayle Clayborn

Thursdays     4:30 – 6:15 p.m.     Sept. 28 – Dec. 7, 2017     No Class Nov. 23

10 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 3

Nonmember Price $145     Member Price $130.50

This class is focused on learning through exploration. Each student works at their own pace, on their own individual projects of their choice, using drawing and painting media (namely pastel and watercolor). We will work on composition, perspective, value, color mixing/layering, and more. This is a fun class to take in a relaxed environment. Bring ideas, or reference photos to work from to get started.

Advanced Painting Courses

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The Model: Painting the Figurative Subject with Mary Binford Miller

Wednesdays     9 – 12 p.m.     Sept. 27 – Dec. 6, 2017     No Class Nov. 22

10 Weeks     Ages 16 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $210     Member Price $189

Working from live models, the student will be guided through painting the clothed figure. The lighting, color, edges and composition will all be discussed. All mediums welcome.

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Modern Tradition in Painting with Brian Hinkle

Tuesdays     2 – 4:30 p.m.     Sept. 26 – Dec. 5, 2017     No Class Nov. 21

10 Weeks     Ages 16 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $175     Member Price $157.50

In this course, students will develop their painting skills in the representational or abstract style of their choice.  Emphasis will be on the techniques and methodology of painting and on individual problem solving.  Topics covered include color, composition, texture, tools and materials. Previous experience with painting is recommended. All media welcomed.

On the first day of class, students will need to bring the supplies they already have along with note-taking supplies as the instructor will be going over the supply list and discussing student projects.

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Painting in Amazing Technicolor with Melinda Weis

10 Weeks     Ages 16 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $210     Member Price $189

Thursdays     1 – 4 p.m.     Sept. 28 – Dec. 7, 2017     No Class Nov. 23

Everyone paints with color, with each artist making palette choices that dramatically affect the feel of a painting. Choosing the right colors, however, is not as easy as it seems. This class will  explore all the facets of color — hue, chroma, value, color and mixing. This class will focus on how to apply this knowledge while creating more effective paintings, but most importantly, to paint outside the box. All painting mediums are welcome, but painting experience is required.

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Watercolor with Anne Horton

10 Weeks     Ages 16 +     Studio 3

Nonmember Price $175     Member Price $157.50

Thursdays     1 – 3:30 p.m.     Sep. 28 – Dec. 7, 2017     No Class Nov. 23

Students will work on individually driven projects with instruction on professional techniques and use of color. This class is not for beginners.

Please call 316.634.2787 to be placed on a wait list for this course.