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Jr. Artist with Michele Stone

Children will learn art history as they paint, mold and create masterpieces under the direction of an expert art instructor.

Ages: Kids • Levels: 1

Tuition: Member $68 / Non-member $80

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Sampling the Media with Gainor Roberts

Try Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, and Pastels to see which one you like. The first class is lecture about all the mediums. Then each class is smorgasbord of materials from which you can pick one or all the mediums to “play” with. The class is not intended to be a “technique” class. For more information, go to www.classesbygainor.com.

(The first class will include a lecture and demonstration about all of the media offered and how they are used.)

Ages: 18 + • Levels: 1

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $35 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

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  • Friday, 9am – 11am

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Watercolor Pencils with Linda Cox

You can create incredible, unique art with watercolor pencils. Enjoy the creative fun of learning this easy painting technique. Discover the versatility and fun of this exciting medium. Watercolor pencils are ideal for capturing a range of subjects including landscapes, flowers, still life, people, pets, fantasy and more. All it takes is your imagination and a willingness to experiment. All skill levels are welcomed. You can take this ongoing class throughout the year to develop skills.

Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens • Levels: Any

Supplies: Watercolor pencils (8-12 colors), 9” x 12” pad of 90 pound watercolor paper

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

FALL I

  • Monday, 5:15pm – 6:15pm – SOLD OUT!

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Understanding Drawing with Gainor Roberts

Learn the fundamentals of drawing (perspective and proportion) while experimenting with different drawing materials and papers. Students will receive a 20 page booklet written by the instructor called Understanding The Basics of Drawing. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com.

(It is important to attend the first class because it establishes the groundwork for the remainder of the session. Please bring several photographs that you think would be good as portraits. The photos can be prints or digital images.)

Ages: 18 + • Levels: 1, 2, 3

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $15 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

FALL I

  • Friday, 11am – 1pm – SOLD OUT!

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Painting with Michele Stone

In this painting class, students will paint wine/martini glasses and canvases while discovering other mediums of art in which they can express themselves.

Ages: Adults • Levels: 1, 2

Supplies: TBA

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

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Acrylics with Louise Chenowith

Students will learn the fundamentals of painting, focusing on painting still life subjects, landscapes and portraits.

Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens and Adults • Levels: 1

Supplies: TBA

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

FALL I

  • Tuesday, 12:15pm – 2:15pm – SOLD OUT!

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Painting in Oil and Pastel with Gainor Roberts

This is a class for everyone, skilled or novice. The techniques of applying paint and building a painting is based on the methods adopted by the French Impressionists. Emphasis is on design, color, and values. The first class is a lecture/demonstration about the materials and methods used to build a painting. For more information visit www.classesbygainor.com.

(The first class will be a lecture and demonstration of the painting process for new students. Returning students may continue to do work from the previous session during the lecture.)

Ages: 18 + • Levels: Any

Supplies: Supplies will be discussed during the first class. Materials list will be handed out.

Tuition: Members $100 / Non-member $115

FALL I

  • Saturday, 9:30am-12pm

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Oriental Brush Painting with Linda Cox

This is a relaxing and meditative art therapy class that will awaken the senses to a new passion for painting. Learn basic brush strokes to create beautiful and meditative paintings. Oriental music will be played throughout the course to enhance tranquility. The painting techniques are easy to learn. Themes include traditional Oriental subjects. Classes are ongoing instruction throughout the year to develop your skill level with different subjects featured.

Ages: Adults • Levels: Any

Supplies: Bamboo brush (medium size), Bottle of black Sumi-e ink, 9” x 12” pad of plain newsprint paper

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

FALL I

  • Monday, 4pm – 5pm

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Faux Finish for Beginners with Theresa Beck Zacek

This class provides an overview and practice of basic decorative wall finishes using latex acrylic house paint. Students will learn sponging, ragging, types of multi-color blending, stenciling, crackling, frottage and other inventive applications using appropriate easily-obtained tools. The instructor, a professional artist and painter with 20 years experience in this field, will share fine points and techniques for managing the difficulties. Guidance for personal projects will be included.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $45 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

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Portrait Painting with Help with Gainor Roberts

Using digital photo editing the photo is enlarged to the size of our canvas and then traced on a clear plastic sheet.  Mistakes are immediately spotted as we use the overlay to check the work as it is painted. Use any medium you like. Students should have some basic painting experience in their chosen medium. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com.

(It is important to attend the first class because it establishes the groundwork for the remainder of the session. Please bring several photographs that you think would be good as portraits. The photos can be prints or digital images.)

Ages: 18+ • Levels: Any

Supplies: Restrict size of paper or canvas to 18 x 24. Bring digital photo or print of your subject. Laptops welcome.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $15 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

FALL I

  • Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm

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Watercolors with Pamela Armentano

Do you enjoy watercolor? This class is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about painting with watercolors. Students will work at his or her own pace, so all skill levels are welcome. Individual attention will be given to help with specific projects, but class demonstrations will be sprinkled in along the way to help the entire class learn the tips and tricks to painting with this amazing medium.

Ages: 18+ • Levels: Any

Supplies: A copy of a photograph you would like to paint, 140lb (300 cold press) watercolor paper, brushes (a variety of large and small round and angle), paints (red, yellow, blue, green and yellow ochre), a board to tape your paper to, masking tape, water containers, small towel, pencils and an eraser.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

FALL I

  • Tuesday, 10am – noon

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