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ADULT PAINTING & DRAWING CLASSES


AFTERNOON DRAWING AND PAINTING

AFTERNOON DRAWING AND PAINTING
with Eleanor Miller
Course Semester: Spring
Friday 12:15PM - 3:15PM
Ages Adults

Grow artistically by exploring the fundamentals of drawing and painting and their inter-relationship. Emphasis on individual perception. Work from still life, photos or objects you bring.

Fee: $358 / $322 members
Dates: 03/31/17 - 05/26/17
No Class: 04/14/2017
Sessions: 8

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BEGINNING DRAWING

BEGINNING DRAWING
with Sylvia Vigliani
Course Semester: Spring
Thursday 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ages Adults

This class will help you gain confidence and understanding in how to approach drawing, so you will be pleased with your progress and resulting work. By understanding HOW to look, you will break the obstacles which prevent you from drawing well. In the six sessions, we will complete a series of drawings based on observation. You will learn to judge proportion and perspective, spatial relationships, composition and value as we draw still life, room interior, figure and portrait. Come with an open mind and you will learn to draw!!

Fee: $209 / $190 members
Dates: 03/30/17 - 05/11/17
No Class: 04/13/2017
Sessions: 6

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BEGINNING PAINTING

BEGINNING PAINTING
with Dr. Jill Kiefer
Course Semester: Spring
Saturday 1:00PM - 3;30PM
Ages Adults

This painting class is specifically designed for the person who has always wanted to paint but has been a bit too shy to give it a try! Continuing students are also welcome. Starting with the absolute basics, you’ll learn every aspect of painting (including sketching for painting), and may work in oils or acrylics. Each class will begin with a structured lesson and demonstration, followed by directed studio work. Students must bring materials: a supply list is available online. Please bring your own canvas (any size you want) and supplies to the first class, along with some ideas (images) of what you’d like to paint. Wear your painting clothes!

Fee: $263 / $236 members
Dates: 04/08/17 - 06/03/17
No Class: 05/06/2017,05/13/2017
Sessions: 7

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ENCAUSTIC

ENCAUSTIC
with Katharine Dufault
Course Semester: Spring
Tuesday 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Ages Adults

This class will provide a fully-immersive introduction to the encaustic medium and method, with ample time for individual work development. After an historical overview of the ancient medium of using molten wax and resin with pigment, Katherine will demonstrate the fundamentals followed by various exciting techniques for using the medium. Students will have hands-on experience to explore encaustic as a pure painting medium as well as a component or enhancement of mixed media works. This is a great opportunity for students to expand their visual vocabulary with wax as well as for curious beginners who wish to explore an unusual medium. Students are encouraged to bring an open mind and a willingness to experiment with a new material!

Fee: $335 / $303 members
Dates: 04/18/17 - 05/30/17
Sessions: 7

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FASHION FIGURE DRAWING AND PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

FASHION FIGURE DRAWING AND PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
with Donna Ross
Course Semester: Spring
Wednesday 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Ages Adults and Teens

College art portfolios require figure drawing samples. Pelham Art Center offers the opportunity to fulfill that requirement. Using basic figure drawing skills in combination with draping, texture and wash techniques, create colorful expressive fashion illustrations with an emphasis on design. No previous figure drawing or design classes needed. This class is fun for both the beginner or anyone who loves fashion.

Fee: $321 / $293 members
Dates: 03/29/17 - 05/31/17
Sessions: 10

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MORNING DRAWING AND PAINTING

MORNING DRAWING AND PAINTING
with Eleanor Miller
Course Semester: Spring
Friday 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Ages Adults

Grow artistically by exploring the fundamentals of drawing and painting and their inter-relationship. Emphasis on individual perception. Work from still life, photos or objects you bring.

Fee: $358 / $322 members
Dates: 03/31/17 - 05/26/17
No Class: 04/14/2017
Sessions: 8

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MORNING DRAWING AND PAINTING

MORNING DRAWING AND PAINTING
with Eleanor Miller
Course Semester: Spring
Thursday 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Ages Adults

Grow artistically by exploring the fundamentals of drawing and painting and their inter-relationship. Emphasis on individual perception. Work from still life, photos or objects you bring.

Fee: $358 / $322 members
Dates: 03/30/17 - 05/25/17
No Class: 04/13/2017
Sessions: 8

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OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS
with Anki King
Course Semester: Spring
Monday 7PM - 9:30PM
Ages Adults

This workshop will give you the confidence to get started expressing yourself in this wonderful medium. We will go over the basics; safety, the brands, the tubes and how to read them, different types of brushes, mediums and thinners. Several ways of using the paint will be demonstrated and tried out. We will look at how to store the paint to make it last, and how to clean brushes. Common expressions like scumbling and glazing will be explained and we will look at some color theory for a complete introduction to painting in oils.

 

Fee: $155 / $139 members
Dates: 05/01/17 - 05/22/17
Sessions: 4

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PAINTING: STILL LIFE AND MODELS

PAINTING: STILL LIFE AND MODELS
with JC English
Course Semester: Spring
Saturday 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Ages Adults

This class combines drawing and painting from life with a variety of subject matter, such as still life objects and clothed models. Students will learn the fundamentals of portraiture, figure and still life using oil, pastels and drawing techniques. Open to all skill levels.

Fee: $366 / $332 members
Dates: 04/01/17 - 06/03/17
No Class: 05/13/2017
Sessions: 9

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PORTRAIT ART

PORTRAIT ART
with JC English
Course Semester: Spring
Monday 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Ages Adults

Anyone can paint a portrait. Beginners to advanced – no problem. Learn the craft of drawing and painting working from a live, clothed model and using oil paint or drawing media. Become skilled at the fundamentals, such as getting a likeness, crafting good design,  and achieving value unity. We will use a basic flesh palette for a natural, realistic looking portrait. Various painting techniques will be explored such as alla prima, glazing, and imprimatur. People who wish to work from a photo of their choosing are welcome. This class features very individualized instruction.




Fee: $358 / $322 members
Dates: 03/27/17 - 05/22/17
No Class: 04/10/2017
Sessions: 8

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