Classes

General Class Information:

NOTE:  Due to COVID-19, Spring Term has been pushed back to begin May 1.  All classes are open for “drop-in” students so when classes do begin, just come!  We will ask you register online and class size may be limited.  We will update this information as we get closer to opening.  Thank you.  Stay well.

Daytime classes are usually 3-hour periods unless otherwise noted, and are held in the Studios on the upper and lower floors of the OSA building. Limited parking is available adjacent to the building.  We encourage carpooling plus TriMet bus #51 and #63 both stop in front of OSA.

Drying racks are available for students to leave their paintings while in process. This is a tremendous help when transporting larger or wet paintings. We usually have room to store still-life objects as well.

As well as quality instruction from experienced artists, OSA Members have the opportunity to show their work in the OSA Gallery. For exhibit schedules and guidelines, see our Gallery Events page

For the Course Catalog, Please click here.   Scholarships are available.  Please click here for the application.

Drop-ins are always welcome! Please contact the instructor with questions regarding schedule and ability.

Classes are nonrefundable. Connect with your instructor to make-up class dates within the same term.


Class Prices are listed with:  OSA-Member Price first  |  followed by Non-Member Price 

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We thank you for your patience as we refine the appearance and function of our Class and Workshop pages to serve you better!


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All Media

NEW: Mind-Boggling Collage
Instructor: Poca Kim

Mondays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 13, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring Term: April 13 - May 25
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins Welcome

This collage class focuses on improving the aesthetic value of the student's work by encouraging creation through renewed compositions. New colors, and stories will emerge out of past creations by using past 2D artwork as collage material. Students will discover composition, line, color and form through spontaneity.

Entire Series:
Member $ 195.00 | Non-Member $ 280.00



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Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 13
Apr 20
Apr 27
May 04
May 11
May 18
May 25
  




Open Studios: All Levels and All Mediums Welcome
Instructor: Rotating Facilitator

Mondays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 13, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

 Spring Term: April 13 - July 13

Skill Level: All
Drop-ins welcome

OSA offers this open studio course for artists from all over to share our space for an afternoon. Come join us in these relaxed, self directed studio sessions for an afternoon of feedback and community. All mediums and abilities are welcome. The primary facilitators for this term are Michael Musto and Jack Robinson. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 140.00 | Non-Member $ 168.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 10.00 | Non-Member $ 12.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 13
Apr 20
Apr 27
May 04
May 11
May 18
May 25
Jun 01
Jun 08
Jun 15
Jun 22
Jun 29
Jul 06
Jul 13
 




Single Pose Figure Session 1
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Fridays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 17, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring Term session 1: April 17 - May 29
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins weclome

This portrait & figure class offers inspiration from fellow artists and the ability to exchange ideas in a relaxed an fun environment. Artists are welcome to work in any medium of choice. All models for this course are clothed, with an occasional partial nude.

Entire Series:
Member $ 100.00 | Non-Member $ 175.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 17
Apr 24
May 01
May 08
May 15
May 22
May 29
  




Figure Drawing: Open Studio
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 17, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring Term: April 17 - July 17
All Levels Welcome
Drop-ins Welcome

This class offers students the opportunity to join fellow artists in practicing drawing the nude figure. All mediums are welcome. OSA provides talented professional models, a studio facilitator, easels, chairs, drawing benches, and boards.

Please remember to tip your model.

Questions? Please contact Joanne R. Kollman at joradarts@gmail.com


Entire Series:
Member $ 140.00 | Non-Member $ 168.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 10.00 | Non-Member $ 12.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 17
Apr 24
May 01
May 08
May 15
May 22
May 29
Jun 05
Jun 12
Jun 19
Jun 26
Jul 03
Jul 10
Jul 17
 




April Drink & Draw: Botanical Drawing
Instructor: DRINK & DRAW

Fridays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Starts on May 1, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

“BOTANICAL DRAWING” WITH JANET PARKER
First Friday, April 3, 2020 | 7 - 9pm | $20
The month of April in Oregon marks the beginning of spring and all the wonderful seasonal growth it brings! Join us for April’s “Botanical Drawing” Drink & Draw and learn fun ways to recreate the natural beauty that surrounds us. We’ll have vases of seasonal flowers to inspire. OSA will provide the materials, wine and refreshments.
WITH JANET PARKER
First Friday, May 1, 2020

April Showers bring May Flowers! Join us for May's “Botanical Drawing” Drink & Draw and learn fun ways to recreate the natural beauty that surrounds us. We’ll have vases of seasonal flowers to inspire. OSA will provide the materials, wine and refreshments. Fee includes materials, wine, and light snacks.

Price: Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 20.00





All Media Saturdays II
Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky

Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 2, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: May 2 - July 18 (no class June 27 and July 11)
Level: All skill levels
Drop-ins welcome

Oils and Acrylics, and Pastels, Oh My! Artists that want to learn the basics or improve their skills will find this class a perfect fit. This course considers four visible elements, no matter what medium a student is working in: color, value, drawing and edges. The instructor will teach students how to 'be the boss' of their painting by addressing these elements. Learn what to put in, what to leave out. Students are welcome to pick thier medium or switch it up and try a new one. Work from photo references or still life set ups. This course offers a lot of individual help. Ages 13 and up.

Entire Series:
Member $ 275.00 | Non-Member $ 375.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 02
May 09
May 16
May 23
May 30
Jun 06
Jun 13
Jun 20
Jul 04
Jul 18
  




Single Pose Figure Session 2
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Fridays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jun 5, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring Term session 2: May 5 - July 17
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins weclome

This portrait & figure class offers inspiration from fellow artists and the ability to exchange ideas in a relaxed an fun environment. Artists are welcome to work in any medium of choice. All models for this course are clothed, with an occasional partial nude.


Entire Series:
Member $ 100.00 | Non-Member $ 175.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jun 05
Jun 12
Jun 19
Jun 26
Jul 03
Jul 10
Jul 17
  



Colored Pencil

Botanical Drawing in Colored Pencil, Practicing Basics - I
Instructor: Janet Parker

Mondays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 13, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Take the time to observe and draw from the beautiful natural world around you. Roughly each month, we’ll focus on a different plant
subject, throughout the month. Along the way we’ll explore using different techniques and materials, always reviewing basic principles
for drawing realistically. Each class will include some demonstration, along with the goal of giving students plenty of time to draw in
class. I also encourage students to keep a botanical themed sketchbook for work in and outside of the classroom. To learn more about
what’s planned for each class, please contact Janet for a schedule. jkp920@gmail.com
Spring Term: April 13 - June 1 (no class April 27, May 18, and May 25)
Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate
No drop-ins

This course will give students a new understanding of working with transparent color. Student's will develop colored pencil skills while practicing some basic tools for capturing accurate proportions, including the use of a Plexiglas plane to ‘trace’ the actual subject sitting in front of us.


Price: Member $ 160.00 | Non-Member $ 225.00





Botanical Drawing in Colored Pencil, Practicing Basics II
Instructor: Janet Parker

Mondays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jun 1, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Take the time to observe and draw from the beautiful natural world around you. Roughly each month, we’ll focus on a different plant
subject, throughout the month. Along the way we’ll explore using different techniques and materials, always reviewing basic principles
for drawing realistically. Each class will include some demonstration, along with the goal of giving students plenty of time to draw in
class. I also encourage students to keep a botanical themed sketchbook for work in and outside of the classroom. To learn more about
what’s planned for each class, please contact Janet for a schedule. jkp920@gmail.com
Spring Term: June 8 - July 13 (no class June 29 and July 6)
Skill Level: Intermediate
No drop-ins

Student's will work in colored pencil on botanical specimens that help demonstrate the concept of a single light source and how light falls on simple geometric forms in nature. This class is a great follow-up to the "Botanical Drawing in Colored Pencil - Basics" class and is appropriate for those with more experience as well.  The instructor will bring in subjects and students are encouraged to find and bring in some as well. This is a 4-week course.


Price: Member $ 128.00 | Non-Member $ 180.00




Drawing

Urban Street Sketching and Drawing Techniques
Instructor: Dennis Anderson

Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 15, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Join with Dennis Anderson and participate in weekly demonstrations that will guide and improve your individual drawing ability.
Using Dry Medium, Dennis will demonstrate the basic techniques he has learned from practical drawing exercises; like handling tonality, learning how to develop a descriptive line, and modeling techniques where values can be used to describe three-dimensional form.
Learn why Dennis finds, the Portland area with the many diverse neighborhoods a rich resource of subject matter for this drawing course.
-Discovery the descriptive information derived from the everyday street scenes and then create individual narratives in drawing studies that tell your story.
Spring Term: April 13 - July 19
Level: Beginner/Intermediate 
Drop-ins welcome

This class offers weekly demonstrations that will guide and improve the artist's drawing abilities. Students will see different areas of Portland over the couse of the term as the class travels across Portland's urban landscape (locations are chosen at the instructor's discretion). Using Dry Medium, this class will cover basic techniques and practical drawing exercises; like handling tonality, learning how to develop a descriptive line, and modeling techniques where values can be used to describe three-dimensional forms. Observe the everyday street scene and then create individual narratives thorugh drawing studies. This course is perfect for beginners and experienced artists alike. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 420.00 | Non-Member $ 560.00



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Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 45.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 15
Apr 22
Apr 29
May 06
May 13
May 20
May 27
Jun 03
Jun 10
Jun 17
Jun 24
Jul 01
Jul 08
Jul 15
 




Human Figure Structure Drawing
Instructor: Randall Vemer

Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on May 7, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: May 7 - July 16
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins welcome

This class will help improve new student's understanding of the human figure’s complex construction. Each principal is taught step by step as the class studies the anatomical structure by breaking down the forms of the figure into geometric concepts and drawing them in space. Rather than copy, this course will help students analyze the figure’s key landmarks, form sense and construction as well as a greater ability to render a figure from life and from memory.

Supply list:
  • 18" x 24" drawing pad
  • charcoal
  • rag

Entire Series:
Member $ 235.00 | Non-Member $ 330.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 07
May 14
May 21
May 28
Jun 04
Jun 11
Jun 18
Jun 25
Jul 02
Jul 09
Jul 16
 



Mixed Media

Crown Making
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 17, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: April 17 and 24
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

Making crowns is a great way to celebrate your beloved family and friends on their significant days. In this fun hands-on class students will create one of a kind crowns using a variety of materials and crown building techniques. Even after a special day of festivity has passed, these handcrafted crowns will become a treasured reminder. 

 

Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 70.00 | Non-Member $ 80.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 17
Apr 24
 




Topographic Botanical Mixed Media
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 1, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: May 1, 8 and 15
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

Using mixed media students will draw and paint botanical flora native to the region. Students will use poster-sized topographical maps as their canvas, resulting in a beautiful piece worthy of framing.

Topographic maps included with cost of class. Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 105.00 | Non-Member $ 120.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 01
May 08
May 15




Folded Pen Color Play
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 22, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: May 22 and 29
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

Also known as the pop-can pen; this technique will allow students to learn to write with colored inks and watercolors using a a folded pen. The color change and spontaneous nature of lettering with this tool will let students let go and let it flow.

Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 70.00 | Non-Member $ 80.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 22
May 29
 




Illustrate Your Everyday
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jun 5, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: June 5 and 12
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

In this course, students will find beauty in the everyday and learn techniques for creating vibrant sketchbook pages. Students will illustrate the things around them that that exist as a part of daily routine. A special mug steaming on the table, the package of half eaten biscuits, and the plant on the windowsill. A tube of toothpaste and toothbrush. Labels, objects, things in the neighborhood; they all hold special magic. In this class different materials and techniques will be explored to create mini-masterpieces of the sweeter moments in life.

Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 70.00 | Non-Member $ 80.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jun 05
Jun 12
 




Pointed Pen Calligraphy
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jun 19, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: June 19 and 26
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

In this class, students will learn to write using an ink pot and flexible pointed pen nib to create beautiful calligraphed letters and words. The instructor will focus on understanding the nib and how to hold it, as well as how to make it flex to create the elegant thicks and thins that pointed pen calligraphy is known for. 

Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 70.00 | Non-Member $ 80.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jun 19
Jun 26
 




Color Pop with Gouache
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jul 10, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring term: July 10 and 17
Skill Level: All 
Drop-ins welcome

Though gouache is considered somewhat of a watercolor-like paint it is very opaque and flat in appearance which makes it perfect for painting on darker papers to create beautiful dramatic pieces that pop with color. It is the go-to medium of designers. Learn to plan your painting with a base color and then build upon it in layers. Designs painted in gouache are reproduced beautifully on everything from paper cards, magazines and art prints to fabrics and metals. Basically any surface! 

Please contact the instructor for your suggested materials list or any questions: lionandpoppy@gmail.com

(503)214-0611

Create an illustrated and hand lettered family tree. 

Beginning with a mapped plan of  your family lineage we will design and create an illustrated family history. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 70.00 | Non-Member $ 80.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jul 10
Jul 17
 



Painting

Nude with Still Life Expressionism
Instructor: Alan Scott-Moncrieff

Tuesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 14, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring Term: April 14 - July 14
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins welcome

This course on the expressionistic “nude with still life”, follows in the footsteps of the 20th Century's Fauvists and Abstract Expressionists. Students will work from a nude model, composed still life, and from the imagination in a range of mediums from charcoal to collage. This course will focus on the styles that altered the direction of art and excited the public's imagination over the past hundred years. Students will be encouraged and guided through an inspiring journey of self discovery with wonderful results. At the end of the course students should expect to have completed 7 canvases. 

Materials:
canvases 18"x24" or the larger 24"x36" (or paper if working in watercolor)
your favorite brushes and/or palette knives
your favorite mediums & colors (charcoal, ink, tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor and collage)
scissors, colored papers you like, newsprint etc
PVA glue (i.e. school g 

Entire Series:
Member $ 550.00 | Non-Member $ 600.00



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Per Class Fee | Member $ 50.00 | Non-Member $ 55.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 14
Apr 21
Apr 28
May 05
May 12
May 19
May 26
Jun 02
Jun 09
Jun 16
Jun 23
Jun 30
Jul 07
Jul 14
 




Variety in Watercolor
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 14, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: April 14 - June 16
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Drop-ins Welcome

This ongoing class will explore more ways to be expressive through watercolor. This term students will start with the human head. Each lesson will begin with a demonstration that will help students see how to capture the features of the face. The second section of the class will focus on painting scenes of nature and cities. We will use the reference photos supplied in class or students may bring their own.

Supply List


Entire Series:
Member $ 225.00 | Non-Member $ 325.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 14
Apr 21
Apr 28
May 05
May 12
May 19
May 26
Jun 02
Jun 09
Jun 16
  




Expression in Acrylics
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 14, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: April 
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Drop-ins Welcome

Students are instructed to take their work to the next level in this exciting, fun acrylics class. Each class session includes an instructor demonstration, ample painting time and individual critique. Whether students are here to learn the rules or to break them, this class will show you how. Everything from composition to value and color as a means of personal expression will be covered by the instructor. Drawing makes the subject. Color choices make the mood. Expressive painting creates intensity.  Students will learn to employ these concepts in their own work over the course of the term.  

Supply List


Entire Series:
Member $ 225.00 | Non-Member $ 325.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 14
Apr 21
Apr 28
May 05
May 12
May 19
May 26
Jun 02
Jun 09
Jun 16
  




Veterans Art Class
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 14, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

 

Spring Term: April 14 - June 2 
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins Welcome

OSA is proud to offer this free art class to any US military veteran. The class is designed to expose student to traditional drawing and painting techniques in a relaxed environment. The class is drop in and scheduled in an 8 week series so be sure the check the calendar.


Entire Series:
Member $ 0.00 | Non-Member $ 0.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 0.00 | Non-Member $ 0.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 14
Apr 21
Apr 28
May 05
May 12
May 19
May 26
Jun 02
 




Oil Painting Success, Wednesdays
Instructor: Dorothy Fitzgerald

Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 15, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: April 15 - July 15
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins Welcome

Discover your creative right brain while exploring your desired results, whether it is realism, impressionism, or abstracts using palette knife, brushes, pencil, charcoal or oils. Drop ins bring what you have I will furnish what you need the first class. Signing up for a series is not necessary. Just pay as you go.

Entire Series:
Member $ 350.00 | Non-Member $ 420.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 15
Apr 22
Apr 29
May 06
May 13
May 20
May 27
Jun 03
Jun 10
Jun 17
Jun 24
Jul 01
Jul 08
Jul 15
 




Fun with Fundamentals - Making a Scene (Part of Art 101 Series)
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 16, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Spring Term: April 16 - June 18

Skill Level: Beginners

Drop-ins Welcome

Landscapes and city scenes are exciting subjects for the painter. The ideas that create depth in a painting are the same for any scene. The most natural and organic landscape has a lot in common with a geometric urban city scene, when you know what to look for. In this fundamentals class I will start from the very beginning so you can capture the scene the way you want to. The most fun in painting is getting a good one. Let me show you how.

Fundamentals Materials List

9x12” or larger sketch book

Drawing pencils and kneaded eraser

Charcoal sticks

Basic Acrylic Painting Kit

Pad of Multimedia paper 12x16”prox

Mat to fit paper

Selection of stiff flat brushes

Pallete or painting knife

Palette or plastic plate for mixing colors

Clean up rags

Colors (suggest artist grade)

-Ultramarine Blue

-Burnt Umber

-Yellow Ochre

-Cad Red Light

-Cad Yellow Light

-White



Entire Series:
Member $ 225.00 | Non-Member $ 325.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 16
Apr 23
Apr 30
May 07
May 14
May 21
May 28
Jun 04
Jun 11
Jun 18
  




Oil Painting Success, Saturdays
Instructor: Dorothy Fitzgerald

Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 18, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: April 18 - July 18
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins Welcome

Discover your creative right brain while exploring your desired results, whether it is realism, impressionism, or abstracts using palette knife, brushes, pencil, charcoal or oils. Drop ins bring what you have I will furnish what you need the first class. Signing up for a series is not necessary. Just pay as you go.


Entire Series:
Member $ 350.00 | Non-Member $ 420.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 18
Apr 25
May 02
May 09
May 16
May 23
May 30
Jun 06
Jun 13
Jun 20
Jun 27
Jul 04
Jul 11
Jul 18
 




Fresh Flower Saturday
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 18, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring Term: April 18 - May 30 (no class April 25 and May 16)
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins welcome (please RSVP)

Work from fresh flower still-lives in the medium of your choice. This class will focus on color mixing and brush handling that can be applied to any subject. This class is highly recommended for painters struggling with color and edges.

Drop-in RSVP appreciated joradarts@gmail.com


Entire Series:
Member $ 100.00 | Non-Member $ 125.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 18
May 02
May 09
May 23
May 30
 




The Art of Monotype
Instructor: Scott Gellatly

Mondays, 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Class Starts on May 4, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring Term: May 4 - July 6 (no class May 25 and June 1)
Skill level: All

Monotypes are a natural extension from painting into printmaking. It is often referred to as the “painterly print.” However, there are several techniques in this unique process which yields effects and imagery that can’t be achieved through painting. This class will focus on various monotype techniques – from the traditional to the experimental – while students are encouraged to pursue their own artistic voice. Ink and paper will be provided through materials fee.

Scott Gellatly is an exhibiting artist, working in oil paint, casein, watercolor and monotype. Scott is also the Product Manager at Gamblin Artists Colors.


Entire Series:
Member $ 310.00 | Non-Member $ 400.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 45.00 | Non-Member $ 55.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 04
May 11
May 18
Jun 08
Jun 15
Jun 22
Jun 29
Jul 06
 




Watercolor - Honing Your Skills
Instructor: Angela Grainger

Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 7, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

Spring term: May 7 - August 13 (no class June 4, July 9, 23, and 30)
Level: Intermediate
Drop-ins welcome

This speicialized painting class offers continuing watercolor students skill building techniques. This class will explore: negative painting, using masking medium for resist, and experimental methods of pouring through papers and natural fibers. Throughout this course there is a strong emphasis on composition and design to help advance technical skill. 

March 26 with be a makeup opportunity for prepaid students.

This class is nonrefundable.


Entire Series:
Member $ 275.00 | Non-Member $ 325.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 07
May 14
May 21
May 28
Jun 11
Jun 18
Jun 25
Jul 02
Jul 16
Aug 06
Aug 13
 




Explore your Potential in Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Wayne Jiang

Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 7, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio B

are in your artistic journey.
We’ll explore classical, impressionistic, and modern painting styles and apply these styles in portrait, landscape, and still life paintings. By gaining color
theory and composition knowledge, your painting process will not only be enjoyable, but also successful. By the end of this class, you’ll complete
artworks suitable for framing. The more adventuresome students will learn advanced old master techniques such as layering and glazing. And Wayne
will help those who want to develop their own personal style or paint their own subject.
Another added bonus of this class is the guided museum tours. In these tours, Wayne will point out many of the subtle old masters techniques. With
plenty of time to talk about these techniques, you’ll get ideas how to apply these techniques in your own work.
Don’t have acrylic paint or canvases? No worries. High quality acrylic paint and painting surfaces will be provided for a small fee.

Spring Term: May 7 - July 16 (no class July 2)
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins Welcome

This course is designed to help students build confidence while learning new techniques that take advantage of this versatile, practical, and non-toxic painting medium. The instructor offers lots of individual coaching and step-by-step instructions to help students take thier painting to the next level. Explore diverse subjects using acrylic: portrait, landscape, and still life paintings. Students will also learn color theory and composition knowledge so that the painting process will not only be enjoyable, but also successful. By the end of this class, student's will complete artworks suitable for framing.

Students new to acrylic, will learn the essential techniques of: color mixing, blending, and transitioning to acrylic from other mediums. Advanced students will learn old master techniques like layering and glazing. Each student will have the opportunity to develop their own personal style and work on their own projects under the instructors guidence. Another added bonus of this class is the guided museum tours. In these tours, the instructor will point out many of the subtle old masters techniques. Don’t have acrylic paint or canvases? No worries. High quality acrylic paint and painting surfaces will be provided for a small fee.


Entire Series:
Member $ 250.00 | Non-Member $ 300.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
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May 07
May 14
May 21
May 28
Jun 04
Jun 11
Jun 18
Jun 25
Jul 09
Jul 16
  



Pastel

The Power of Pastels II
Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky

Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on May 6, 2020
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Spring term May 6 - July 15 (no class June 24)
Level: All skill levels
Drop-ins welcome

Whether students are new to pastels or want to improve their technique, this class will be a great fit. This course will teach students how to create powerful pastel paintings using different underpainting techniques. Step by step demos will help students explore new approaches to achieve beautiful textures and experience the joy of mark making. Get inspired! All skill levels are welcome and this class offers plenty of individual attention. The instructor offers beginners the use of class room pastels to start. Oil and acrylic painters are welcome too. All the basic principles of color, value, drawing and edges apply all mediums.


Entire Series:
Member $ 275.00 | Non-Member $ 375.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
May 06
May 13
May 20
May 27
Jun 03
Jun 10
Jun 17
Jul 01
Jul 08
Jul 15
  



Photo/Digital Arts

Procreate on the iPad
Instructor: Elaine Pawski

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Class Starts on Apr 15, 2020
Location: Upstairs Studio

SpringTerm: April 15 -  July 15
Skill Level: All
Drop-ins welcome

Curios about digital art? Whether interested in digital as the end result or as a tool for preplanning traditional work, this class will make the iPad an integral tool in art making. Students must have Procreate loaded on their iPad and a basic knowledge of how the iPad works prior to attending.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Elaine at epawski@comcast.net or 360-713-8422.

epawskipainting.myportfolio.com


Entire Series:
Member $ 280.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 15
Apr 22
Apr 29
May 06
May 13
May 20
May 27
Jun 03
Jun 10
Jun 17
Jun 24
Jul 01
Jul 08
Jul 15
 





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