Classes

General Class Information:

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.

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


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


OSA has implemented a new registration system to provide you with new user options and greater ease of use.  When you enroll in Classes or Workshops, you will be asked to log in or create an account.  After creating an account, you will be able to look up and make changes to your registration history and account information.

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

Single Pose Figure Sessions with Joanne Radmilovich Kollman: All Levels and Mediums Welcome
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Fridays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 4, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 4-Feb 8

Join this “Fine Arts Friday” group.  Enjoy the company fellow artists, share art ideas.  Work in the drawing or painting medium of your choice. Clothed models with an occasional partial nude.

Entire Series:
Member $ 90.00 | Non-Member $ 150.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 18
Jan 25
Feb 01
Feb 08
  




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

Mondays, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 7, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 7-Mar 25

Facilitators: Michael Musto and Jack Robinson

Save time in your busy schedule to work on your art.  Join fellow OSA artists in relaxed, self directed studio sessions.  All mediums welcome, bring what you are working on.


Entire Series:
Member $ 84.00 | Non-Member $ 120.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 7.00 | Non-Member $ 10.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 21
Jan 28
Feb 04
Feb 11
Feb 18
Feb 25
Mar 04
Mar 11
Mar 18
Mar 25
  




Veteran's Art Class with Steve Kleier
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 8, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 8-Mar 12

We are proud to offer this free art class to any US Military Veteran. The class is designed to expose the student to traditional drawing and painting techniques in a relaxed environment.

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
Jan 22
Jan 29
Feb 05
Feb 12
Feb 19
Feb 26
Mar 05
Mar 12
 




Art After Hours with Steve Kleier
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 9, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Jan 9-Mar 13

This class is designed for the busy person who wants to explore drawing and pianting in a relaxed envirement. The class presents fundemental art skills and creative concepts using drawing and watercolor. This class is a drop in format so you can begin to take the class anytime. All levels welcome.


Entire Series:
Member $ 250.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 23
Jan 30
Feb 06
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
Mar 06
Mar 13
 




Life Drawing Open Studio with Unclothed Model: All Levels Welcome
Instructor: Rotating Facilitator

Fridays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 11, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

 

Jan 11 - April 5

Take this opportunity to join fellow artists to practice drawing the nude figure and improve your skills. All mediums are welcome in each of these friendly, professional sessions. OSA provides talented professional artist models, a studio facilitator, easels, chairs, drawing benches, and boards.

Faciliators:

1/11- Richard Ferguson with models Betsy W and Carly T

1/18- Greg Epkes

1/25- Melissa DeTroy

2/1- Richard Ferguson

2/8- Greg Epkes

2/15- Melissa DeTroy

2/22- Richard Ferguson

3/1- Greg Epkes

3/8- Melissa DeTroy

3/15- Richard Ferguson

3/22- Greg Epkes

3/29- Melissa DeTroy

4/5- Richard Ferguson


Entire Series:
Member $ 180.00 | Non-Member $ 245.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 15.00 | Non-Member $ 20.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 18
Jan 25
Feb 01
Feb 08
Feb 15
Feb 22
Mar 01
Mar 08
Mar 15
Mar 22
Mar 29
Apr 05




All Media Saturdays with Susan Kuznitsky
Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky

Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 12, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Jan 12-Mar 16

Try a new media of fine tune what you are current working on. All levels are welsome. Option to work on still life, photo references or participate in a paint along with Susan. Lots of individual instruction to assist you in reaching your personal artistic goals.

No refunds once the class series has started but makeups are available on alternate days during the series.

Entire Series:
Member $ 300.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 19
Jan 26
Feb 02
Feb 09
Feb 16
Feb 23
Mar 02
Mar 09
Mar 16




Botanical Drawing with Janet Parker: All Levels Welcome
Instructor: Janet Parker

Mondays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 14, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Jan 14-Mar 25

Take the time to observe and draw the from the beautiful natural world around you. Each month usually follows this schedule:

1st Monday of the month:  A focus on materials and techniques or reviewing basic principles
2nd Monday: Focus on a seasonal subject
3rd Monday:  Continuing on the previous week’s subject,or working on other unfinished pieces
4th Monday:  Maintaining a botanical-themed sketchbook

Fall topics may include: sketching trees, nature journalling in Portland Parks, and collecting fall leaves to sketch.

Supply list

 


Entire Series:
Member $ 275.00 | Non-Member $ 495.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 45.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 21
Jan 28
Feb 04
Feb 11
Feb 18
Feb 25
Mar 04
Mar 11
Mar 18
Mar 25
  




Single Pose Figure Sessions with Joanne Radmilovich Kollman: All Levels and Mediums Welcome
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Fridays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Feb 15, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Feb 15 - Mar 22

Join this “Fine Arts Friday” group.  Enjoy the company fellow artists, share art ideas.  Work in the drawing or painting medium of your choice. Clothed models with an occasional partial nude.

Entire Series:
Member $ 90.00 | Non-Member $ 150.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Feb 15
Feb 22
Mar 01
Mar 08
Mar 15
Mar 22



Calligraphy

Illustrated Lettering
Instructor: Nicole Poole

Fridays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 11, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Jan 11-Mar 1

Explore a variety of lettering styles, both classic and modern.  Experiment with mixed media embellishments and illumination using a variety of tools and materials. This course integrates well into an artist’s broader creative work.

If interested in being a drop-ins or have questions regarding materials; contact instructor at lionandpoppy@gmail.com (Drop-in students must receive instructor permission).


Entire Series:
Member $ 260.00 | Non-Member $ 320.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 32.50 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 18
Jan 25
Feb 01
Feb 08
Feb 15
Feb 22
Mar 01
  



Drawing

Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Instructor: Randall Vemer

Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 3, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Thursdays: 1 -4pm
Jan 3 - Mar 21 (no class Jan 31, Feb 28) 

Learn drawing skills in small, manageable lessons. Use 300-year-old principles and techniques that are easily understandable.  Create convincing and beautiful form drawings.  The instructor’s extensive slide collection complements each drawing session. Those ready for the next step may move on to under painting.

Randall Vemer's website

Supply List:

18" x 24" newsprint paper

assortment of soft charcoal

Underpainting supply list (optional):

simply white and raw umber in acrylic or oil

canvas or canvas pad


Entire Series:
Member $ 200.00 | Non-Member $ 270.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 17
Jan 24
Feb 07
Feb 14
Feb 21
Mar 07
Mar 14
Mar 21
 



Painting

Oil Painting Success with Dorothy Fitzgerald: All Levels Welcome (Wednesdays)
Instructor: Dorothy Fitzgerald

Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 2, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 2-Mar 20

Focus on what it takes to create a successful painting, basic to advance skills are demonstrated. Student are invited to work on the daily topic or bring in their own subject matter.  Each artist is encouraged to develop their own style, whether realism, abstract, or impressionism. Class feature lots of individual help. Everyone learns and shares a few laughs along the way.  Attend one or both days, drop-ins welcome.

Please let the office or Dorothy know if you are planning on coming so she can be prepared.

Supply List: Bring what you have and ask instructor for guidance

Entire Series:
Member $ 300.00 | Non-Member $ 360.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 23
Jan 30
Feb 06
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
Mar 06
Mar 13
Mar 20




Water Media with Harold Walkup: All Levels Welcome
Instructor: Harold Walkup

Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 2, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 2-Mar 20

An ongoing class for students who would like to learn new techniques and study ways to improve the quality of their work. We work with various materials, such as inks, gouache, watercolor and collage.


Entire Series:
Member $ 300.00 | Non-Member $ 360.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 23
Jan 30
Feb 06
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
Mar 06
Mar 13
Mar 20




Oil Painting Success with Dorothy Fitzgerald: All Levels Welcome (Saturdays)
Instructor: Dorothy Fitzgerald

Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 5, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 5-Mar 23

Focus on what it takes to create a successful painting, basic to advance skills are demonstrated. Student are invited to work on the daily topic or bring in their own subject matter.  Each artist is encouraged to develop their own style, whether realism, abstract, or impressionism. Class feature lots of individual help. Everyone learns and shares a few laughs along the way.  Attend one or both days, drop-ins welcome.

Please let the office or Dorothy know if you are planning on coming so she can be prepared. 

Supply List: Bring what you have and ask instructor for guidance

Entire Series:
Member $ 300.00 | Non-Member $ 360.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 19
Jan 26
Feb 02
Feb 09
Feb 16
Feb 23
Mar 02
Mar 09
Mar 16
Mar 23
  




Expressive Oil Painting, Fresh Flower Still Life with Joanne Radmilovich Kollman
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Saturdays, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 5, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 5-Feb 9

Paint a new, colorful, fresh flower still life every week. Instructor specialized in expressive alla-prima florals. Work on your oil painting skills and expressive mark making. Classes include instruction, demonstrations, and individual help.

Entire Series:
Member $ 120.00 | Non-Member $ 180.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 19
Jan 26
Feb 02
Feb 09
  




The Impressionists Magic Bullet for Beginners to Experts with Alan Scott-Moncrieff
Instructor: Alan Scott-Moncrieff

Sundays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 6, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 6-Mar 24

Alan will teach a proprietary oil painting technique he has developed over three decades that is uniquely suited to achieving bold, satisfying results in the field or studio. Students are welcome to use acrylics. Armed with this exciting approach, students will quickly attain rewarding results and be inspired to tackle subjects they’d never previously have attempted. Classes will intermittently cover other mediums such as pen and wash, gouache, and acrylics to loosen students up and help them discover the medium that best suits their style.

Alan Scott-Moncrieff is a Scottish American painter and the grandson of renowned American illustrator, Keith Ward. Alan has painted, exhibited and taught in the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK and Asia since 1988 and nurtured numerous students on their path to becoming fulfilled artists. 


Entire Series:
Member $ 360.00 | Non-Member $ 480.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 20
Jan 27
Feb 03
Feb 10
Feb 17
Feb 24
Mar 03
Mar 10
Mar 17
Mar 24
  




Alla Prima Portrait Painting in Oils with Joanne Mehl: Section 1
Instructor: Joanne Mehl

Mondays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 7, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Section 1: January 7th – February 11th

We focus on accuracy in drawing, value pattern, and warm and cool color relationships as they pertain to flesh tones.


Section 2: February 18th -  March 25th

We continue working on these aspects of portraiture while introducing: wet into wet painting using thicker paint and brushes of different shapes and sizes, using brushstroke to define structure and form.


Section 3: April 1st – May 6th

We explore additional textures such as dry brush, line and transparency, learning to control emphasis using detail and value to direct the viewers’ gaze, and, finally, ways to speed up the whole process and paint faster.


Alla Prima is a wet-into-wet oil painting technique where subjects are painted quickly and in one sitting, like in plein air painting. This 18-week course is designed to develop Alla Prima Portrait skills from the ground up. Take all three sections or choose the ones that reflect your skill level.


This 18-week course is appropriate for novice to intermediate skill levels. It will stress observational skills and construction, rendering anatomy, and composition. We’ll explore how drawing relates to painting, color and value, the effects of light and shadow, tonal methods, various modeling techniques, and how to manage a palette and mix colors.


• Drop in students are welcome, but the classes are sequential.


Questions? Email me at joannemehl@comcast.net
Model fee included in price


Entire Series:
Member $ 285.00 | Non-Member $ 390.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 55.00 | Non-Member $ 65.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 21
Jan 28
Feb 04
Feb 11
  




The Power of Color in Landscape Painting with Michael Orwick
Instructor: Michael Orwick

Mondays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 7, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 7-Mar 25

Students will experience the thrill of learning about mixing colors from a limited palette, achieving dynamic light and lively shadow effects. Discover how values and temperature work to keep your paintings in harmony.

Through informative conversations and step-by-step demonstrations, students will gain an understanding of the interrelated components of painting, including value, shape, color and edge relationship. You'll be painting right alongside Michael Orwick with time for each student to receive personal attention and friendly critiques. 

Take home your own light-filled masterpiece along with improved painting methods and theory.

Supply List


Entire Series:
Member $ 320.00 | Non-Member $ 440.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 50.00 | Non-Member $ 55.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 21
Jan 28
Feb 04
Feb 11
Feb 18
Feb 25




Essential Acrylic Techniques with Wayne Jiang: All Levels Welcome
Instructor: Wayne Jiang

Mondays, 9:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Class Starts on Jan 7, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio B

Jan 7-Mar 18

You can take your acrylic painting to a new level! Wayne expertly works with students based on their current skill level and individual needs. Learn essential acrylic painting techniques such as: smooth blending, mixing a wide range of colors, and right brush strokes in the right places. You’ll also learn advanced techniques such as multiple layering and glazing, creating moods, space, and drama with right color combinations. Painting materials will be provided for a fee of $1-5 per day, based on your needs.

Supply List


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




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 28
Feb 04
Feb 11
Feb 18
Feb 25
Mar 04
Mar 11
Mar 18
 




Expression in Acrylics with Steve Kleier
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 8, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 8-Mar 12

Modern acrylic is a great way to paint! The fast drying time and easy clean up make it perfect for beginners and anyone who enjoys working fast and wants good color. Learn to use a palette knife to add interest and excitement to your painting. We often begin with a study for drawing and composition and use a brush to lay in color. join us and try this exciting way to paint. All levels welcome.


Entire Series:
Member $ 250.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 22
Jan 29
Feb 05
Feb 12
Feb 19
Feb 26
Mar 05
Mar 12
 




Variety in Watercolor with Steve Kleier
Instructor: Steve C. Kleier

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 8, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 8-Mar 12

In this ongoing class we explore ways to express with watercolor. The direct style of painting uses brushstrokes and chromatic color t ocreate excitement and capture the effects of light and texture. Each lesson begins with a study for drawing and composition. Learn the fundamentals or take your art to the next level with this great class.


Entire Series:
Member $ 250.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 35.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 22
Jan 29
Feb 05
Feb 12
Feb 19
Feb 26
Mar 05
Mar 12
 




Intermediate Watercolor with Anji Grainger
Instructor: Angela Grainger

Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 10, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Jan 10-Mar 21 (no class Feb 28)

Continue developing your watercolor skills with this more specialized class. Take Basic watercolor techniques and expand into different ways to explore the medium, including: negative painting, using masking medium for resist, and experimental methods of pouring through papers and natural fibers through papers and natural fibers.


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




Per Class Fee | Member $ 30.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 17
Jan 24
Jan 31
Feb 07
Feb 14
Feb 21
Mar 07
Mar 14
Mar 21




Expressive Oil Painting, Fresh Flower Still Life with Joanne Radmilovich Kollman
Instructor: Joanne R. Kollman

Saturdays, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Class Starts on Feb 16, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Feb 16 - Mar 23

Paint a new, colorful, fresh flower still life every week. Instructor specialized in expressive alla-prima florals. Work on your oil painting skills and expressive mark making. Classes include instruction, demonstrations, and individual help.

Entire Series:
Member $ 120.00 | Non-Member $ 180.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 25.00 | Non-Member $ 30.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Feb 16
Feb 23
Mar 02
Mar 09
Mar 16
Mar 23




Alla Prima Portrait Painting in Oils with Joanne Mehl: Section 2
Instructor: Joanne Mehl

Mondays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Feb 18, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Section 1: January 7th – February 11th

We focus on accuracy in drawing, value pattern, and warm and cool color relationships as they pertain to flesh tones.


Section 2: February 18th -  March 25th

We continue working on these aspects of portraiture while introducing: wet into wet painting using thicker paint and brushes of different shapes and sizes, using brushstroke to define structure and form.


Section 3: April 1st – May 6th

We explore additional textures such as dry brush, line and transparency, learning to control emphasis using detail and value to direct the viewers’ gaze, and, finally, ways to speed up the whole process and paint faster.


Alla Prima is a wet-into-wet oil painting technique where subjects are painted quickly and in one sitting, like in plein air painting. This 18-week course is designed to develop Alla Prima Portrait skills from the ground up. Take all three sections or choose the ones that reflect your skill level.


This 18-week course is appropriate for novice to intermediate skill levels. It will stress observational skills and construction, rendering anatomy, and composition. We’ll explore how drawing relates to painting, color and value, the effects of light and shadow, tonal methods, various modeling techniques, and how to manage a palette and mix colors.


Drop in students are welcome, but the classes are sequential.


Questions? Email me at joannemehl@comcast.net

Model fee included in price


Entire Series:
Member $ 285.00 | Non-Member $ 390.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 55.00 | Non-Member $ 65.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Feb 18
Feb 25
Mar 04
Mar 11
Mar 18
Mar 25




Alla Prima Portrait Painting in Oils with Joanne Mehl: Section 3
Instructor: Joanne Mehl

Mondays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Apr 1, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Section 1: January 7th – February 11th

We focus on accuracy in drawing, value pattern, and warm and cool color relationships as they pertain to flesh tones.


Section 2: February 18th -  March 25th

We continue working on these aspects of portraiture while introducing: wet into wet painting using thicker paint and brushes of different shapes and sizes, using brushstroke to define structure and form.


Section 3: April 1st – May 6th

We explore additional textures such as dry brush, line and transparency, learning to control emphasis using detail and value to direct the viewers’ gaze, and, finally, ways to speed up the whole process and paint faster.


Alla Prima is a wet-into-wet oil painting technique where subjects are painted quickly and in one sitting, like in plein air painting. This 18-week course is designed to develop Alla Prima Portrait skills from the ground up. Take all three sections or choose the ones that reflect your skill level.


This 18-week course is appropriate for novice to intermediate skill levels. It will stress observational skills and construction, rendering anatomy, and composition. We’ll explore how drawing relates to painting, color and value, the effects of light and shadow, tonal methods, various modeling techniques, and how to manage a palette and mix colors.


Drop in students are welcome, but the classes are sequential.


Questions? Email me at joannemehl@comcast.net

Model fee included in price


Entire Series:
Member $ 285.00 | Non-Member $ 390.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 55.00 | Non-Member $ 65.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Apr 01
Apr 08
Apr 15
Apr 22
Apr 29
May 06



Pastel

Pastels - Beat the Winter Blues with Susan Kuznitsky
Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky

Wednesdays, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 9, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

Jan 9-Mar 13

Pastels are the best antidote for the wet and grey days of winter. Learn how to organize your pastels by values, edge control, composition and different approaches on underpainting. We will work from still lifes and photo references. Lots of Indivudial assistance to help you reach your artistic goals.

Prerequisites: Some pastel experience for drop-ins

No refunds once the class series has started but makeups are available on alternate days during the series.


Entire Series:
Member $ 300.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 35.00 | Non-Member $ 40.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 23
Jan 30
Feb 06
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
Mar 06
Mar 13
 




Advanced Pastel Class (still life) with Brenda Boylan
Instructor: Brenda Boylan

Tuesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 15, 2019
Location: Downstairs Studio A

This Advanced Pastel class is an 8-week series that will cover the finer points of pastel painting and beyond with the still life as our subject. Designed for the serious painter who has a solid understanding of pastel painting. Artists will have the choice of painting a still life that is composed and worked on each week over a series of sessions OR from a new still life composition each week. The artist must have knowledge of painting vernacular and skills based upon previous lessons, experience and instructor approval. 
 
Topics include but not limited to:
Composition and design of a painting
Light and shadow
Finer considerations on edges, transitions and finessing touches with pastel
Framing a finished pastel.
Professional practicesJ

Jan 15-Mar 5, 2019

This Advanced Pastel class is an 8-week series that will cover the finer points of pastel painting and beyond with the still life as our subject. Designed for the serious painter who has a solid understanding of pastel painting. Artists will have the choice of painting a still life that is composed and worked on each week over a series of sessions OR from a new still life composition each week. The artist must have knowledge of painting vernacular and skills based upon previous lessons, experience and instructor approval. 

Topics include but not limited to:

Composition and design of a painting

Light and shadow

Finer considerations on edges, transitions and finessing touches with pastel

Framing a finished pastel.

Drop-ins with instructor approval


Entire Series:
Member $ 330.00 | Non-Member $ 390.00




Per Class Fee | Member $ 50.00 | Non-Member $ 56.00
Please select date(s) below to add to cart
Jan 22
Jan 29
Feb 05
Feb 12
Feb 19
Feb 26
Mar 05
  




Pastel Fundamentals and More with Brenda Boylan
Instructor: Brenda Boylan

Tuesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Class Starts on Mar 19, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

Mar 19 - Apr 30
Brenda offers students a fun, and exciting pace of thorough pastel instruction.  In this course we will cover everything pastel that is 'chalk full' of information withplenty of time to practice and finesse your newfound knowledge. We will build upon your skill, understanding, and confidence in the medium through a progressionof exercises on the many aspects of pastels.  We will be breaking down the values of pastels, exploring the facets of mark-making, discovering your style with pastels, underpainting techniques, and more. This is a great course for those who wish to discover the medium, learn about pastel on a broader level, or for those who wish to push their pastel work to the next level.  Perfect for Beginner to Intermediate levels.

Prerequisites: must have the ability to draw for a successful experience.

Due to sequence of serious there are no drop-ins available.


Price: Member $ 290.00 | Non-Member $ 350.00




Photo/Digital Arts

Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Beginning Basics
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Starts on Jan 19, 2019
Location: None Selected

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
January 19, 2019

This class is designed for the absolute beginner or for self-taught photographers who would like to expand their knowledge. We will learn many of the settings of the digital camera and how to use them effectively (exposure, shooting modes, white balance, and more) as well as working with different lenses and answering specific questions you may have. Class size is limited! Preregistration required, email instructor at mwlerch@gmail.com to save your seat.

Location: Studio 20, 419 SE Ivon, Portland

Price: Member $ 0.00 | Non-Member $ 0.00





Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Lighting Methods
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Jan 30, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
January 30, 2019

This beginner class is designed to teach students about using different types of light to
effectively capture photographs. Students will learn the basics of flash photography and continuous lighting, as well as expanding their knowledge to fine tune the lighting by positioning and modifications.

No drop-in, Registration required

Price: Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00





Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Editing for Beginners
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Feb 20, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
Febuary 20, 2019

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.

Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.

No drop-in, Registration required

Price: Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00





Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Beginning Basics
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Class Starts on Mar 2, 2019
Location: None Selected

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
March 2, 2019

This class is designed for the absolute beginner or for self-taught photographers who would like to expand their knowledge. We will learn many of the settings of the digital camera and how to use them effectively (exposure, shooting modes, white balance, and more) as well as working with different lenses and answering specific questions you may have. Class size is limited! Preregistration required, email instructor at mwlerch@gmail.com to save your seat.

Location: Studio 20, 419 SE Ivon, Portland

Price: Member $ 0.00 | Non-Member $ 0.00





Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Lighting Methods
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Mar 13, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
March 13, 2019

This beginner class is designed to teach students about using different types of light to
effectively capture photographs. Students will learn the basics of flash photography and continuous lighting, as well as expanding their knowledge to fine tune the lighting by positioning and modifications.

No drop-in, Registration required

Price: Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00





Digital Photography with Michael Lerch: Editing for Beginners
Instructor: Michael Lerch

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class Starts on Mar 27, 2019
Location: Upstairs Studio

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.
Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.
March 27, 2019

This class will cover an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Students will learn the differences between the two programs as well as introductory editing techniques to help strengthen their photos.

Students are encouraged to bring some of their own photographs and laptops to edit during the class.

No drop-in, Registration required

Price: Member $ 20.00 | Non-Member $ 25.00






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