Mark Arts

Fall 2019 Painting Classes

Member enrollment begins August 26. Non-member enrollment begins August 30.

Fall weekly classes run September 23 – December 7. No classes November 25 – 30.

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Any Experience Level Painting Courses

Painting Drop-in Open Studio

Fridays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | $25 per session.

Advance registration is recommended but not required. Access to studio space is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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MULTI-MEDIA: COLORED PENCIL, PASTEL & WATERCOLOR

Learn through exploration in a relaxed environment. Students work on individual projects focusing on composition, perspective, value, color mixing, layering and more in their medium(s) of choice.

Ages:  13+ | Instructor: Gayle Clayborn

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: September 23 – December 2, No Class Nov. 25

Location: Tables Studio

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Supplies: Students should bring their own personal supplies, such as the following

– Some kind of support to work on (watercolor paper, pastel paper, bristol paper or other drawing paper)

– colored pencils, pastels or watercolors

AlexBrowne Painting

INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC PAINTING

This class will cover the basics, like color mixing and how to apply acrylic paint with various techniques. Additional topics include perspective, proportion and color theory. Students will choose the subject matter for their paintings with guided instruction. Various creative styles of painting will be explored for further inspiration.

Ages:  14+ | Instructor: Alex Browne

Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Dates: September 24 – December 3, No Class Nov. 26

Location: Sculpture Studio

Nonmember Price: $130 | Member Price: $117

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ABSTRACT PAINTING

Explore past and current trends in nonobjective painting, using acrylic, water–based media and drawing with collage. Students work at their own pace on personal projects with guidance from Jim. Experimentation will be encouraged.

Ages:  18+ | Instructor: Jim Gross

Tuesdays, 1 – 3 p.m.

Dates: September 24 – December 3, No Class Nov. 26

Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Dates: September 25 – December 4, No Class Nov. 27

Location: Tables Studio

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Complete your registration soon!

These offerings are filling up!

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PORTRAITS OF PEOPLE AND PETS USING PHOTOGRAPHS

Focus on facial structures, expressions, light and color using photographs as references. Please bring good photographs of people and pets you would like to paint or draw. All mediums accepted. The first day of class will be demonstrations by the instructor.

Ages:  14+ | Instructor: Mary Binford Miller

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.  – 12 p.m.

Dates: September 25 – December 4, No Class Nov. 27

Location: Easel Studio

Nonmember Price: $210 | Member Price: $189

Enrollment may be full shortly!

Be sure to sign up ASAP!

Beginners & Intermediate Painting Courses

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PAINTING LIGHT IN THE STUDIO

Increase your skills to translate imagery from your tablet or photograph to canvas. Work on principles of design, color harmony, temperature, value and more. Demonstrations and short presentations will help refine skills to develop one’s unique voice.

Ages:  14+ | Instructor: Virginia Grass Simmons

Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Dates: September 24 – December 3rd, No Class Nov. 26th

Location: Easel Studio

Nonmember Price: $210 | Member Price: $189

Seats have filled!

Please do explore our other options available!

 

Supplies: Students should bring their own personal supplies, such as the following:

– Some kind of support to work on (watercolor paper, pastel paper, bristol paper or other drawing paper), colored pencils, pastels or watercolors

Mark Birchfield

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

This class will cover an introduction to materials and application of oil paints. Explore still life, landscape and portrait work.

Ages: 14+ | Instructor: Mark Birchfield

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: September 24 – December 3, No Class Nov. 26

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price: $150 | Member Price: $135

Introductions to Oil Painting Supply List: (Available at Hobby Lobby or Michaels)

-artist quality oil paints:    titanium white, yellow ochre, cadmium red, ultramarine blue

-oil painting brushes (flat, angled, round)

-palette for painting on

-Gamsol (Brand is named Gamlbin)

-canvas or canvas panels 9 x 12 size

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CAPTURING THE LIGHT WITH OIL PAINTING

Learn to create dynamic, light filled paintings. Included are demonstrations on the fundamentals along with one-on-one instruction.

Ages:  14+ | Instructor: Mary Binford Miller

Wednesdays, 1 – 4 p.m.

Dates: September 25 – December 4, No Class Nov. 27

Location: Easel Studio

Nonmember Price: $210 | Member Price: $189

We are at capacity for this course!

Please consider taking one of our other offerings.

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BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR

Learn the art of watercolor painting, including the three characteristics of the medium (transparent, translucent, opaque), forms of watercolor, painting equipment, painting composition guidelines and basic color theory.

Ages 14+ | Instructor: Caryl Morgan

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dates: September 26 – December 5, No Class Nov. 28

Location: Tables Studio

Nonmember Price: $145 | Member Price: $130.50

Intermediate to Advanced Painting Courses

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MODERN TRADITIONS IN PAINTING

Students will develop their painting skills in the representational or abstract style of their choice. The emphasis will be on the techniques and methodology of painting and on individual problem solving. Topics covered include color, composition, texture, tools and materials.

Ages: 16+ | Instructor: Brian Hinkle

Tuesdays, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Dates: September 24 – December 3rd, No Class Nov. 26th

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price: $175 | Member Price: $157.50

Enroll quickly!

This offering is filling up!

 

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.

TRACIE'S ARTWORK FOR THE WEBSITE

WATERCOLOR

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

Ages: 18+ | Instructor: Tracie Lyn Huskamp

Thursday’s, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Dates: September 26 – December 5th, No Class Nov. 28th

Location: Tables Studio

Nonmember Price $175 | Member Price $157.50

We’ve run out of seats!

Please consider taking one of our other offerings.

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PAINTING IN AMAZING TECHNICOLOR

Each artist makes palette choices that dramatically affect the feel of a painting, but choosing the right colors is not as easy as it seems. This class will explore all the facets of color – hue, chroma, value and mixing. All media are welcome, but painting experience is required.

Ages: 16+ | Instructor: Melinda Weis

Thursdays, 1 – 4 p.m.

Dates: September 26 – December 5th, No Class Nov. 28th

Location: Easels Studio

Nonmember Price $210 | Member Price $189

Enrollment is Closed!

You may find a new joy in enrolling in one of our other offerings.