Beginner Series



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. Materials for the two first classes are provided.

FALL Quarter: 11 week class. No class 11/26.

 



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Mustard 9/24 - 12/10 Tu 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $310.00 View 3

Beginner Art Series: Color Theory & Composition

This beginner class focuses on foundational painting skills with an in-depth study of color theory and planning compositions. Class topics include still-life arrangement and set-up practices, constructive drawing techniques for symmetrical objects, color mixing, and painting techniques for simplification and efficiency. Oil or acrylic are welcome. Materials are not provided.

For art supply questions, email instructor at [email protected]



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Beams 1/9 - 3/12 Th 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM $350.00 View 12

Beginner Art Series: Intro to Acrylics

Explore the world of acrylic painting. Learn the different ways of applying paint and color and how some of our greatest 20th century modern artists used this modern day medium. Learn the different ways of applying the paint to canvas and other substrates. With confidence building, you pick your own subjects and style from abstract to realistic, landscape, still life, and collage.

All materials are provided, please pay instructor a materials fee of $40.



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Mustard 9/25 - 12/11 We 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $310.00 View 3
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Mustard 1/8 - 3/11 We 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM $250.00 View 12

Beginner Art Series: Intro to Drawing

If you would love to draw but just never learned how, this is the class for you. Caroline Mustard will take you in easy steps through the basics that are so often assumed, yet which are critical to acquiring the skill to draw. This class enables you to draw what you see instead of what you think you see. If you have ever wanted to draw and felt you lacked the skill or training, take this class and enter into a new world of being able to see things around you.

Materials for the first two classes are provided, download a printable materials list below.

For art supply questions, email instructor at [email protected]



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Beginner Art Series: Intro to Gouache Painting

The least known water-based painting medium, gouache was used by many well known painters including Matisse, Magritte, Klee and even many modern masters like Calder and Pollock. This class was formed by popular demand from beginning artists in Caroline's painting classes. Learn how to use gouache to create intricate designs, illustrations and find your own style.

All materials are provided, please pay instructor a materials fee of $35.



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Beginner Art Series: Intro 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.

Not all materials provided, please pay instructor a materials fee of $10. Supplies will be discussed during the first class, view the syllabus below. Please bring your own landscape photo for the first class.



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Scholl 9/25 - 12/18 We 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $420.00 View 1
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Scholl 1/8 - 3/18 We 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM $350.00 View 12

Beginner Art Series: Landscape Studio Painting

This introductory course covers the fundamentals of landscape painting and is ideal for beginners who want some experience before studying plein air painting. Learn to develop strong composition and render accurate colors and values. Complete several small paintings as exercises and one finished large painting. Instructor will do demos in watersoluble oil, classes are taught in the studio.

All materials are provided, please pay instructor a materials fee of $30.



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Petrocchi 11/21 - 12/19 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $140.00 View 5
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Akinaga 1/6 - 3/9 Mo 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM $225.00 View 12

Beginner Art Series: Oil Painting from Life

This class offers a traditional approach to painting that begins with a solid drawing and good value relationships. Students start with a tonal painting, or a grisaille, and follow with layers of translucent paint to create a painting that glows. Emphasis will be on composition, value and moving from the monochromatic underpainting to a full color palette. Students can choose between still lifes, an interior, or a self-portrait.

Materials are not provided, download a printable materials list below. For art supply questions, email instructor at [email protected]



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Carta 1/9 - 3/12 Th 12:30 PM - 03:00 PM $315.00 View 12

Beginner Art Series: Portrait Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of portrait drawing in this beginner class. Instructor will discuss proportions of the face, drawing realistic facial features, and drawing from different views. Classes will start with lots of demos and step by step guidance, as well as short exercises and printed guides. We will work from photographic reference for 8 weeks, and work from a live model the last two weeks.

Some materials provided, please pay instructor a $5 materials fee. Download a printable materials list below. For art supply questions, email instructor at [email protected]



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