You will be provided four wine glasses to paint and all the art materials (enamel paints, brushes) and instruction you need. No experience required. NO ALCOHOL PROVIDED.
With just a palette knife and ten colors, Diane teaches a wet on wet painting technique which is fun and uniquely different. You will learn color theory, composition, perspective and how to enhance your drawing and painting skills. Work on the subject matter of your own choice and at your own pace. All skill levels are welcome and no experience...
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Make art and feel better. All are welcome to this open studio style class. Get a weekly dose of creativity! Making art does improve your physical and mental well-being. Instruction will be provided for beginners. Bring your own painting project and get professional support to make it your best! You will receive 1:1 attention in a group setting. All...
Through working on a current piece or project with guidance and insight from the instructor, practice new ways to see and develop your artistic voice and/or technical skills. Learn to discover roadblocks and work through current limitations with an emphasis on fundamentals in your chosen media in painting or drawing. There will be various discussions...
This outdoor class focuses on composition, value, and color relationships. Students examine the property of light and hoe it reveals form and color. Instruction includes demonstrations for newcomers to plein air (outdoor) painting. Class is held indoors during inclement weather. Locations may not be metro accessible and students are responsible...
Painting from Life (MPA) All levels welcome! Learn the fundamentals of painting with your choice of medium. We will explore color theory, value, composition and more while observing from life and photographs.
This course provides an outlet to develop a personal pictorial language for both the beginner and the advanced painter. Painting subjects include the figure, still life, landscape, abstraction, and the imagination. Instruction is geared towards the individual student.
Abstract Painting Through an art historical lens, we will explore the principles of Impressionism, lyrical abstraction, and abstract expressionism. We will attempt dynamic mark making and complex color combinations whilst developing a personal voice in the realm of abstract painting.
The beautiful lighting in this film and its subject were inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World, blending both painting and modern cinematic arts. George Washington University’s film studies professors Michael Shull and Dr. David E. Wilt participate in a post-film discussion. Directed by Terrence Malick (95 mins; 1978).
Explore both realist and expressive approaches to depicting the surrounding world. Students learn to show space on a 2-D surface through linear and atmospheric perspective, and examine composition, color, and techniques for the landscape painter. All levels welcome. Oil and acrylics are the mediums of choice.
Watercolor Studio Learn how to combine watercolor painting techniques with your own authentic self-expression. Enjoy this inspiring journey of watercolor painting and learn a wide variety of techniques. You will explore graded washes, variegated washes, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, splattering, dripping, glazing, color mixing, and more.
Students develop confidence, consistency, and an individual style. Instruction includes class critique, demonstrations, and individual attention in solving problems in composition, value, and color harmony. The goal is to exploit the unique ÒmagicÓ of watercolor with a variety of approaches. Beginners with some experience in drawing or other media...
Beginning/Intermediate This class introduces the foundational concepts for of oil and acrylic painting, covering composition, value, color, materials, and techniques. Students paint from still life or other reference materials. Drawing experience is helpful. Students need to acquire supplies for this class. A list of recommended supplies must be picked...
This class introduces the basics of color mixing, brush handling, and composition in watercolor with emphasis on creative interpretation and developing a unique point of view. Students receive individual attention while painting a variety of subject matter. This class includes some outdoor painting, weather permitting.
Starting with drawing, students will develop their artistic potential through observation, while exploring techniques and materials. Technical aspects of drawing such as line, light and volume, and perspective will be introduced through class instruction and demonstrations. At their own pace, students will move to painting, becoming comfortable with...