We offer a wide variety of fun and
instructional classes for both kids
and adults at every skill level!
Even if you have never painted before, you
will be amazed as you watch your canvas
come alive as your creativity is uncorked!
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Whether you're a beginner looking to develop good habits or more experienced and looking to break some bad ones, this class can help. While demystifying the oil painting process, you'll work from direct observation to develop greater hand-to-eye coordination. Basically, “see it, paint it”. You will also learn step-by-step methods of color mixing, making form by blending, and many of the do's and don't's of composition. “Remember, oil painting is a simple process but not necessarily an easy one. Nothing worthwhile ever is.” Check out Ski’s blog at http://skiholm.blogspot.com
October 27, 2016
Thom Tholen by 6:00pm, Return by 8:30pm
Explore the fascinating art of portrait drawing or painting! Beginners and intermediate students will work from a live model, focusing on observational skills and applying them to drawing what they see. Thom will give short lessons on the structure of the face and then will give help to each student as they spend the rest of the class drawing or painting. Students should feel comfortable in whatever medium they choose since the emphasis will be on the process of creating portraits.
Dates: Thursdays September 22 – October 27, 6-8:30 pm
Participants will create a Medieval-style soft-bound leather journal using traditional techniques such as the kettle stitch to bind the pages to the leather.
Materials fee: $12’ payable to instructor; remember to pack a lunch!
Open to ages 14 & up.