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Style & Abstraction Introduction

Learn to abstract from reality and your own imagination to create original art. Through practical exercises and prompts, students will begin to develop their own abstract style. Class will be taught primarily in acrylic and watercolor.

SPRING QUARTER: 10 week class.

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Studio Two
Corral 4/10 - 6/12 Tu 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM $320.00 View 7

Advanced Chinese Brush Painting

This class is taught by demonstration and instruction in the methods of the old Chinese masters and modern Chinese painters. We study the use of ink, water and watercolor on rice paper with an emphasis on brush control. This advanced class is offered to returning students or to students with at least intermediate skills. 

Spring Quarter: 4 classes.

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Yu 6/2 - 6/23 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $149.00 View 7

Asian and Western Watercolor

Learn to seamlessly blend Asian and Western watercolor techniques to create beautiful and unique works of art in watercolor and mixed media. Through demonstration, individual instruction and critique, students learn to represent flowers, birds, figures and landscapes to create interesting, dynamic compositions. Materials fee of $6 for color copies payable to instructor.   

SPRING 2018:  6 week class.  No class 5/7, 5/14, 5/28.

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Shei 4/9 - 6/4 Mo 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $192.00 View 6

Beginner Art Series: Introduction to Watercolor

If you would love to paint with watercolors but just never learned how, this is the class for you. Explore the beauty of watercolor with an emphasis on floral and landscape painting. Basic watercolor techniques will be taught in an encouraging and relaxed environment. She will take you in easy steps through the basics that are so often “assumed”, yet which are critical to acquiring the skill to paint in Watercolor. Students may bring their own photos to work from, the instructor will also provide fresh flowers for the class. 12 wk class.

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Studio One
Winterbotham 4/12 - 6/28 Th 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $384.00 View 1

Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting

This class teaches a traditional approach to the study of oil painting. Learn color theory, paint handling, layering and composition while focusing on still life and landscape oil painting techniques.

Spring Quarter: 10 classes.

 

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Studio One
Sines 4/11 - 6/13 We 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $320.00 View 6

Beginning Landscape Drawing & Painting
Learn drawing skills that underline a successful landscape illustration while building a foundation for working in all fine art mediums. Students compose a high-value contrast drawing from a photo while learning composition, value and techniques used in drawing. 
10 weeks class.


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Scholl 4/10 - 6/12 Tu 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $320.00 View 6

Beginning Painting

Beginners with some experience, will learn and practice traditional painting techniques and impressionistic color application in oil or acrylic. Explore color mixing, layering and brush techniques used in handling edges and surfaces for optimum illusion. Suggested precursor to intermediate/advanced painting classes.

SPRING 12 week class.

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Teed 4/11 - 6/27 We 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $384.00 View 6

Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy

Learn ink and brush techniques and various calligraphic scripts. Knowledge of Chinese language or characters is not required. This class is comprised of demonstration and instruction in the methods of the old Chinese masters and modern Chinese painters. We study the use of ink, water and watercolor on rice paper, emphasizing brush control. THIS CLASS IS ON MONDAY NIGHTS. FOR ALL LEVELS.

Spring: *Please note this class is a 4 week class for Spring quarter only.

 

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Yu 6/4 - 6/25 Mo 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $149.00 View 8

Exploring Acrylic & Watercolor Painting

Using watercolor or acrylic paint, pursue your own chosen subjects and styles, from realistic landscape or still life to abstraction or collage. Learn to compose a painting concentrating on brush strokes, color mixing and creating a center of interest. Develop your personal style and try new techniques. 6 week class.

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Zander 5/23 - 6/27 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $192.00 View 12

Joy of Landscape: Value!

The “Joy” continues… with Value! It’s said that Value (light v. dark) does the work, while Color gets the credit. We emphasize seeing and rendering effective values, not just for accuracy, but for great color paintings, every day! Mostly outside, weather permitting. First class inside. For all 2-D media & skill levels.

Spring Quarter - 6 weeks class. No class 5/18.



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Studio Two
Monsarrat 4/27 - 6/8 Fr 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM $230.00 View 9

Landscape Plein Air Painting

Learn techniques of impressionistic color application using any media. Study how to render nature's values and colors. Classes are taught outdoors in the beautiful surrounding areas and rainy days are spent in the studio. Instructor will e-mail students with location of first class. All media welcome.Class requires a good foundation in drawing/painting.

SPRING QUARTER : Monday class 11 week class. No Class 5/28

SPRING QUARTER: Saturday class 12 week class.

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Class typically meets away from the Pacific Art League for painting outdoors. 

In the event of rain, classes will meet at PAL.

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Teed 4/9 - 6/25 Mo 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $352.00 View 4
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Teed 4/14 - 6/30 Sa 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM $384.00 View 6

Landscape Studio Painting

Create ambitious landscape paintings. Learn to develop strong composition, design, light effects and personal style, completing the development of small finished paintings through various stages. Classes taught in the studio. Oil or acrylic welcome.

Spring Quarter - 10 week class.

 

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Mendieta 4/26 - 6/28 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $320.00 View 9

Landscape Watercolor with Pastel

This class is geared for students already familiar with watercolor technique, but are interested in learning new skills: combining watercolor with gauche, soft chalk pastel, lifting techniques, color-layering with washes and watercolor handling. that Instructor Robin Scholl has developed and taught for many years at PAL. This is a friendly class with gentle motivation and guidance. Students work from their own landscape photos and are encouraged to plan/prepare for their paintings with a value drawing before the painting process begins. 10 week class. No class 5/28.

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Scholl 4/9 - 6/18 Mo 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $320.00 View 4

Mixed Media & Abstract Painting

Discover a variety of mixed media and abstract painting techniques using different materials while exploring your own ideas and inspirations. Learn to translate your ideas and experiences onto a canvas. Continuing students can hone their skills with instructor support.

SPRING Quarter - No class 5/29 and 6/1.  10 weeks. 

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Zhang 4/10 - 6/19 Tu 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM $320.00 View 7
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Zhang 4/13 - 6/22 Fr 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM $320.00 View 7

Oil, Acrylic or Pastel Painting

Choose your medium: oil, acrylic or pastel, to learn traditional painting techniques and impressionistic application. Explore color mixing, layering and brush techniques used in handling edges and surfaces for optimum illusion. Instructor provides still life subjects, or work from your own photos or materials.

SPRING QUARTER: Monday class 11 week class. NO Class 5/28

SPRING QUARTER: Saturday class 12 week class.

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Teed 4/14 - 6/30 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $384.00 View 8

Studio Landscape Painting with Figures

Personalize and add visual interest to your landscape paintings by incorporating people and animals. The class will demonstrate how to shoot photo references, utilize the experience of painting from life, create dynamic landscape compositions, and improve our painting skills in the studio. We will review the visual concepts of hue/value/chroma, and learn how to recognize any colors you wish to recreate from your photos and mix them with paint onto canvas. During the course each student will paint 10+ small studies in preparation for 2-3 larger finished paintings that incorporate elements from our studies. Each class will have approximately 30 minutes of lecture/demonstration followed by studio painting with shared individual instruction. No class 4/23, 5/28, 6/4. 9 week class.

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Kerr 4/9 - 6/25 Mo 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM $348.00 View 13

Uninstructed Life Drawing & Painting

This open-studio style class allows students to work from a live model without instruction. Focusing on medium  to short-length poses, students work in their own non-toxic drawing or painting media. This class is for intermediate to advanced levels. Drop-ins welcome. Model fee included. 10 weeks of classes. All uninstructed classes with a model must have a minimum of 5 regular registered students.

Spring Quarter: No Class 5/28. 9 classes.

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Students should bring their own drawing materials or quick drying non-toxic painting supplies.

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Sines 4/9 - 6/11 Mo 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $270.00 View 10

Uninstructed Oil or Acrylic Studio
Meet with friends or make new ones while working on your independent projects in oil or acrylic paint. Easels, drawing horses and stools will be available for use. Students are responsible for setting up and putting away all equipment used. PREREQUISITE: Must have completed at least two quarters of instructor-led painting courses at PAL. 3 hr class for 6 weeks.

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Stonesifer 5/19 - 6/23 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $108.00 View 11

Watercolor Critique
This class is for students accomplished in watercolor. The emphasis is on helping students continue to develop their skills and personal style. Risk-taking is encouraged in order to expand skill range and understanding of the medium. Group critiques are held the last half hour of class in order to sharpen observation and painting skills.

SPRING Quarter- NO class 4/27 and 5/25.  7 weeks

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Curl 4/20 - 6/15 Fr 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $224.00 View 3

Watercolor Painting
This class focuses on the development of watercolor painting skills. For beginners, the emphasis is on understanding the tools and use of the medium to build confidence and knowledge of essential art principles. For returning students, the emphasis is on enhancing skills and taking risks to deepen understanding of the medium and develop a personal style.

SPRING Quarter- Tuesday Class 9 weeks

SPRING Quarter- Thursday Class. NO class 4/26 and 5/24. 7 weeks

 

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Curl 4/17 - 6/12 Tu 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM $288.00 View 3
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Curl 4/19 - 6/14 Th 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $224.00 View 2

Watercolor: Big Bold Flowers

In this 2 day workshop, learn how to simplify a flower and turn it into a stunningly beautiful dramatic composition. Potential compositions are the Matilija poppy, red poppies, rhododendrons, foxgloves and white tulips. Beginners with some experience are welcome as well as advanced painters. 

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Materials fee: $15 Made payable to instructor due upon arriving for class.

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Osborne 6/9 - 6/10 Sa Su 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM $185.00 View 17