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Private Lessons
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All Ages
Private lessons are open all year, however in thesummer my schedule is slightly different. let me know if interested to discuss rates, times etc! All ages, mediums, levels can be covered from painting, drawing, animal portraiture, and much more.
All Levels
 
 
The right start: oil painting for beginners
August 10, Sunday 10-4
$100 plus $30 materials fee
Adult/Teen
Students will get an in-depth introduction designed to get them started on the right track as beginning painters. Working in oils, they will have the opportunity to learn about different surfaces, different types of brushes and the basics of color and composition. All materials included!
All Levels
 
 
Mini-Masters (ages 6-9)
Mondays, 3:30-5 starting 9/8 – 11/10
$225 for members, and $255for non members
Ages 6-9
This class will feature weekly projects geared around both old and new masters of the art world. Students will learn about Cubism with Picasso, Realism with Rembrandt and Impressionism with Van Gogh, just to name a few. A variety of materials will be used, including acrylics, oil pastels, ink, charcoal, chalk pastels, clay, and watercolor.
All Levels
 
 
Drawing : the next step
MOndays 10 weeks 5:30-6:30 9/8 – 11/10
$190
Ages 7-10
Let’s draw! This class is for students who want to explore elements of drawing such as composition, proportion, persepctive, and shading. Various media such as pencil, charcoal, and pastels will be used and subjects such as portraiture, landscapes, still lives, and more will be addressed. Perfect for any young artist!
All Levels
 
 
Animal and wildlife art (ages 8-11)
Wednesdays 3:45 - 5:15, 10 weeks starting 9/10 - 11/19 9/24 no c
$260
Ages 8-11
A class for animal loving artists! Students will learn how to draw various animals and wildlife focusing on proportion and realism. The use of various mediums such as pastels, watercolor, clay, acrylic, pencil and charcoal will be shown with step by step instruction. All materials included
All Levels
 
 
Painting: The Realistic Approach
Wednesdays 12:30-3 9/10 - 11/19 9/24 no class
Adults

All Levels
 
 
Painting Like the Pros (ages 8 – 11)
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 9/10 - 11/19 9/24 no class
$190
Ages 8-11
Calling all artists! Get ready to use professional easels and work upright in a variety of mediums such as pastels, acrylics, watercolor, charcoal and more. Step by step demonstrations will be given to help students learn how to draw and paint various subjects such as portraiture, still lives, landscapes and harnessing their imagination! All materials included.
All Levels
 
 
Drawing for painters
Wednesdays 10 Weeks, 9:30-12 ,9/10 - 11/19 9/24 no class
$255
Adult/Teen
Looking for class to help you improve your painting skills? Well it all starts with a drawing. Having a strong drawing makes painting a whole lot easier! This class will be geared toward improving your drawing skills, with focus on proportion, perspective, and composition, therefore helping future paintings. A variety of mediums encouraged.
All Levels
 
 
Seeing in Color!
Thursdays 12:30-3:00, 10 weeks starting 9/11 – 11/20 9/25 No C
$255
Adult/Teen
Color! This class is for students who prefer to create in color. We will create with oil, acrylics, pastel, watercolor, colored pencils and any other medium you choose to bring to class. Selecting either a still life or a photograph, students will work on a subject that interests them while learning about different media. Students can use their preferred medium and learn to work with other media by watching instructor demonstrations each week. As they work on their chosen subject, students will understand how to achieve the correct color, value, texture and overall composition in a colored medium. Basics such as drawing and composition will also be demonstrated.
All Levels
 
 
Fundamentals of Drawing & Painting (ages 11-13)
Thursdays 10 Weeks, 4-5:30, starting 9/11 – 11/20 9/25 No C
$260
Ages 11-13
This class welcomes all young students interested in learning about the fundamentals of drawing and painting. For the first half of class, drawing basics will be taught, while the second half focuses on an introduction to color theory and painterly techniques using acrylic paint. Students will work from still-lifes, live models and photographic sources. Perfect for beginner and intermediate students! Request a materials list.
All Levels
 
 
Drawing & Painting for Teens
Thursdays 10 Weeks, 6-8, starting 9/11 – 11/20 9/25 No C
$265
Teens
Students will build a solid foundation in the fundamentals of drawing and painting, with a particular emphasis on allowing students to develop their own style and promoting artistic individuality. Through demonstrations, observations and experimentations, students will be able to explore how to use color and shadow to create a still life, portrait and more. Request a materials list.
All Levels
 
 
The art of drawing (ages 11-13)
10 weeks, Saturdays 10-11:30 starting 9/13 – 11/22 10/4 No Class
$260
Ages 11-13 exceptions can be made
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of drawing and various techniques used in the drawing world. They will learn how to draw different types of fabric textures and patterns as well as metallic and glass objects. Students will explore graphite and charcoal powders, toned paper and contι pencil. Topics include perspective, angles, foreshortening and landscapes. Achieving likeness in portraits and self-portraits as well as figure gestures and proportions will also be addressed. Students will learn many new skills in a fun relaxed environment with step-by-step instruction and demonstration.
All Levels
 
 
The art of painting (ages 11-13)
8 weeks, Saturdays 12-1:30 starting 9/13 – 11/22 10/4 No Class
$260
Ages 11-13 exceptions can be made
In this class, students will learn the process of bringing a drawing through various painting stages to a completed masterpiece. Various painting and brush handling techniques will be introduced. Elements of light and shadow, tonal contrast, washes, glazes, color theory and composition will be covered. Demonstrations will be shown in class. This class is suitable for all levels. Request a materials list. No class 11/27
All Levels
 
 
Drawing and Painting the Next Step
, Saturdays 2-4 starting 9/13 – 11/22 10/4 No Class
$265
Teens
his class is for students who wish to develop their drawing and painting skills to a further level. Using subjects such as still lives, perspective, drawing from a model, animals, faces, and various painting styles and techniques, students will gain a stronger understanding of light/shadow, line, composition, color and much more. A detailed demonstration will be given in every class, and individual attention and one on one critiques will be given as well. This class can also be used to help develop a portfolio for future college use or just to organize a group of work into a cohesive collection.
All Levels
 
 
Morning Oil Painting
Tuesdays (2) 5 week sessions 9/16-10/14, or 11/4-12/2 10-12:30
$150
Adult
Learn the techniques of painting in oils in a fun, hands-on environment with particular attention to the use of color, light, shadows, composition, brush handling and materials. The course is designed for the beginner or intermediate student who would like to brush up on the basics. Students may work from photographs or from a still life that will be set up for reference. Demonstrations will be given.
All Levels
 
 
Evening Oil Painting
Tuesdays (2) 5 week sessions 9/16-10/14, or 11/4-12/2 6:30-9
$150
Adult/Teen
This course will help students learn not only the fundamentals of using oils, but how to fine tune the details using different techniques. Particular attention to color theory, composition, light and shadow, form, and brush handling will be covered. Using either a photograph or a still life set up by the instructor, students will learn to develop their painting, while maintaining their individual style. Demonstrations will be given and materials used will be discussed. Request a materials list
All Levels
 
 
Pastels 101
Sept. 26, 10-3 Friday
110/89
Adult/Teen
Pastels 101 workshop helps students learn the basics and beyond of using the wonderful medium of pastel. Using various papers and types of pastels, students will gain an understanding of the medium while obtaining the confidence to pursue it on their own.
All Levels
 
 
Color Theory
Oct 3, 10-3 Friday
110/89
Adult
Learn how to mix the exact color needed for painting using a limited palette. Subjects such as temperature, values, complimentary and other useful tools will be covered and learned through various exercises and discussions. Materials provided with a fee.
All Levels
 
 
Oil Painting 101
Oct 10, 10-3 Friday
110/89
Adult
Students will get an in-depth introduction designed to get them started on the right track as beginning painters. Working in oils, they will have the opportunity to learn about different surfaces, different types of brushes and the basics of color and composition. All materials included!
All Levels
 
 
Pen and Ink
Nov 14, Friday 10-3
$100
Adult
Discover the ways to use pen and ink using techniques such as cross hatching, pointillism, introducing color with watercolor, and much more in this materials provided workshop!
All Levels
 
 
Animal Portraiture
Friday nov 7, 10-3
$100
Adult
Create an animal portrait or two in any desired medium focusing on texture, proportions, composition and technique. Demos in various mediums will be shown. bring any medium you like to work in.
All Levels
 
 
Colored Pencils
Friday, Dec 12, 10-3
$100
Adult
Learn the art of colored pencils focusing on various techniques and styles. Many subjects covered.
All Levels