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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. 

FALL QUARTER: 7 week class.

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Yu 10/6 - 11/17 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $186.00 View 8

Art & Wine: Acrylic Painting Step-By-Step

Let artist Carolina Moura lead you step by step through a painting in this fun and relaxing evening event. With a little 'liquid courage,' students at any experience level can create a masterpiece that they can proudly display at home or give as a gift. Ages 21+.

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21 - &up Moura 9/28 - 9/28 Fr 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $55.00 View 5

Art &Wine: Coastal Watercolor

Over a glass of wine, learn to paint coastal watercolors through step-by-step instruction from Robert Dvoark. During this workshop learn how to paint the sky, distant ocean waves, breaking waves, coastal rocks, beach with seaweed, a figure on the beach and more!

 



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Dvorak 11/18 - 11/18 Su 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM $55.00 View 8

Beginner Art Series: Beginners Guide to Painting

Would you love to paint but don't know where to start or which medium would best suit you? This class will take you on an adventure into the world of water based paint: Watercolor, gouache and acrylics. Each is studied using examples of paintings by well known artists in each medium, covering all types of art from impressionism to watercolor artists. No class 11/23. Supply needs will be discussed during classes.

FALL QUARTER: 11 week class. No class 11/23.

 



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Mustard 9/28 - 12/14 Fr 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM $219.00 View 0

Beginner Art Series: Introduction to Watercolor

Never painted? Always loved watercolor? This class is especially designed for you. Feel right at home with all beginning students. This class is a step by step process into the basics necessary to learn fundamental watercolor skills. Students work from landscape photos, either their own or those provided in class. Demonstrations each week cover the following topics: Value and learning lights and darks, how much water to use, washes and transparency, light source, composition, color mixing, lifting, and wet into wet. Supplies will be discussed on the first class. Please bring your own landscape photo for the first class. No class 11/22.

FALL QUARTER: 11 week class.

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Materials Fee of $10 made payable to instructor at first class. Any other supplies needed will be discussed during the weekly classes. You will leave this class with the knowledge that will allow you to shop with confidence for the best materials for your needs.

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Scholl 9/27 - 12/13 Th 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $366.00 View 2

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.

FALL QUARTER: 12 week class.

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Teed 9/26 - 12/12 We 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $399.00 View 6

Chinese Brush Painting

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.

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Yu 10/1 - 11/19 Mo 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $212.00 View 1

Chinese Watercolor Painting with May Shei

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. No class during Thanksgiving week.

FALL QUARTER: 6 week class.



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Materials fee of $6 for color copies payable to instructor .

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shei 9/10 - 10/15 Mo 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $199.00 View 1
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shei 11/5 - 12/17 Mo 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM $199.00 View 11

Discover Encaustic Painting

Thursdays are FULL for the 1st Session.

Please sign up for the Wednesday class 10/3 - 11/7/18 (1st session)

 

Due to popular demand we have opened another class on Wednesday's for the first session.

Whether you're new to Encaustic painting or have already fallen in love with it, this class is for you! Encaustic is the art of painting with layers of hot wax mixed with colored pigments and resin. The result is a beautiful, unique finish for your art. You will be taught through demo, instruction and exploration. We encourage your creative development while learning about the wax materials and their applications. Techniques we will explore include collage, stencils, ink and other materials. This class is for all levels.

FALL QUARTER: 2 - 6 week classes. No class 11/22.



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Materials fee of $30 due on first class.

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Studio Two
Zarem 9/27 - 11/1 Th 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $199.00 View 0
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Zarem 10/3 - 11/7 We 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $199.00 View 7
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Zarem 11/8 - 12/13 Th 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $166.00 View 6

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 9/26 - 10/31 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $199.00 View 8
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Zander 11/7 - 12/12 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $199.00 View 11

Follow Your Path

This class offers individually-tailored instruction to improve your painting skills while further developing your personal style and direction. Class will emphasize getting in touch with your own creative ideas and imagery, exercising your intuition and imagination, and learning to make innovative use of visual material in the environment around you. Any painting medium welcome. Class limited to 4 students. Please note the time is: 2:00p - 3:30p. No Class 11/22.

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Curtiss 9/27 - 12/13 Th 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM $219.00 View 3

Landscape Drawing & Painting

Learn the drawing skills that will prepare you for painting more successful landscapes in either watercolor or oil. In this class the following skills are emphasized: value, composition and depth . Students work from photos, create graphite drawings and then translate those drawings into finished paintings.

FALL QUARTER: 12 week class.

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Scholl 9/25 - 12/11 Tu 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $399.00 View 5

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.

FALL QUARTER : Monday 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 9/24 - 12/10 Mo 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $399.00 View 6
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Teed 9/29 - 12/15 Sa 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM $399.00 View 8

Landscape Studio Painting

  **Ray is not able to teach this Thursday evening class. Please check back next Spring.**

 

 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.

FALL QUARTER: 10 week class. No class 11/22.

 

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Studio One
Mendieta 9/27 - 12/6 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $332.00 View 9

Landscape Watercolor with Pastels

This class is geared for students already familiar with watercolor technique, but are interested in learning new skills: combining watercolor with gouache, 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.

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Scholl 9/24 - 12/10 Mo 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $399.00 View 1

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.

FALL QUARTER: No classes: 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7

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Zhang 10/5 - 12/21 Fr 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM $266.00 View 6

Oil Painting with Jared Sines

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. No class 11/21

 



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Sines 9/26 - 12/5 We 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $332.00 View 2

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.

FALL QUARTER: Monday class 12 week class.

FALL QUARTER: Saturday class 12 week class.

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Teed 9/24 - 12/10 Mo 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM $399.00 View 7
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Teed 9/29 - 12/15 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $399.00 View 8

Portrait Painting

Applying an academic approach, students will paint portraits from life and photo reference. We will devote some time to short poses and studies, then develop more finished paintings over two or more weeks. Later in the class, we will devote a session on how to pose, light, and photograph portrait photo references, then produce finished paintings. Each class will include a short demo, after which students will have opportunities for individual instruction. Classes will focus on creating interesting compositions, accurate proportions, and recreating colors from life. Suitable for beginning to advanced students. Model fee for 6 classes $90, not included.

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FALL QUARTER: 11 week class.



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Kerr 9/26 - 12/12 We 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM $366.00 View 5

Spontaneous Watercolor

During this watercolor workshop, learn a sequence of easy exercises designed to save you months of trial and error frustration. Capitalizing on the spontaneous characteristic of watercolor, a sequence of easy exercises are taught to give you the confidence to continue on a lifelong journey in this beautiful medium.

 

 



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Materials fee $35 payable to instructor.

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Dvorak 9/30 - 9/30 Su 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM $110.00 View 0

Uninstructed Life Drawing and 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.

FALL QUARTER: 10 week class.

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

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Sines 9/24 - 12/3 Mo 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $300.00 View 7

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.

FALL QUARTER: 11 week class.



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Stonesifer 10/6 - 12/15 Sa 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $198.00 View 8

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. No class 10/12, 11/23.

FALL QUARTER: 10 week class.

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Curl 10/5 - 12/21 Fr 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $332.00 View 0

Watercolor Fun and Loose!

This 2-day fun filled motivational class will inspire you to explore and loosen up your painting style. "Be free, have fun, explore, let go of the fear and frustration of trying to control or paint the perfect painting. Demonstrations will include many watercolor secrets and texture techniques. By working through a series of step-by-step demonstrations, you’ll gain a practical understanding of how to bring excitement to landscapes, flowers, and many more subjects. The real emphasis is on each individual expression and development of your own painting style. This is a wonderful workshop for beginners through advanced painters. 2 day workshop. All levels (Some experience).

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

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Osborne 10/20 - 10/20 Sa 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM $100.00 View 11

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.

FALL QUARTER: 10 week class.

 

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Curl 10/4 - 12/20 Th 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM $332.00 View -5
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Curl 10/16 - 12/18 Tu 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM $332.00 View 5