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Intuitive Silhouettes in Watercolor

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

The fluid nature of watercolor invites us to paint in a free and suggestive manner rather than be overwhelmed by detail. In this workshop, learn how to paint a loose, full-body silhouette intuitively in watercolor. We will begin by looking at the art of several artists who explore and celebrate the human form in their work.  Techniques,...

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$55

Intermediate Painting: Focus on Color

at Washington Studio School - Sheridan-Kalorama 2129 S St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

For students with some basic painting experience, this class is a further exploration into figure/space relationships, issues of design and composition, color orchestration and planar structure, as well as the use of mark as a vehicle for expression and content. Students will work primarily from still life, interior space and the figure as subject...

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$455

10 sessions

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Watermedia – Drawing into Painting

at Washington Studio School - Sheridan-Kalorama 2129 S St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Working with a variety of water based materials, including inks, watercolor and gouache, students will explore these fluid and versatile media and their potential for use singularly and in combination.  Transparency, opacity, surfaces to work on, and mixture with other dry drawing media will be covered in traditional and more experimental ways. ...

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$455

8 sessions

Fundamentals of Painting (Beginner to Intermediate)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for oil and acrylic painters by providing students with a working understanding of composition, paint application, and color theory. Students will gain knowledge from working from the figure, still life and landscape.  $10 model fee paid in class.

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$295

9 sessions

Perspective Made Easy

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Even the mere word “perspective” frightens many beginning or would-be artists, who’ve heard tales of how difficult it is to master this tool basic to success in almost any form of in-depth picture-making technique. Surprise!!! Any reasonably intelligent person with good hand-and-eye coordination can learn this skill through practice and by applying...

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$55

Sumi-e: Cats & Kittens

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Create artwork of playful cats and kittens in sumi-e ink and watercolors. Bring reference photos of your own cats and create artwork for your pet.

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$55

Abstract Painting (Oil Or Acrylic)

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class develops studentsÕ painting skills through the self-expression of color and form. Students use color concepts from Post-Impressionism to Action Painting. The motifs of landscape, figure, and still life are examined along with the classic compositional elements of line, balance, and contrast. For novice and experienced painters, students...

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$220

9 sessions

How to Paint Atmospheric Effects with Watercolors

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

In this workshop, you will learn how to paint different weather conditions such as storms, rain, fog, and snow using watercolors. Learn by hands-on practice under the guidance of the lead teacher of the WMAS. All supplies provided.

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$55

Painting Using the Photograph (Rush)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Paint from the photo using acrylic or oil paint! Students will learn how to work from photos, sketches, and other source material to create paintings and drawings. Course will include dmonstrations and lectures on composition, color and contemporary and historical artwork. Perfect for beginners. Explore painting and drawing with images of your cho...

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$298

10 sessions

Creative Drawing And Painting For Teens

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This course is designed for teens wishing to expand their artistic skills, personal expression, and visual understanding within a structured format. Students use a variety of media as they explore relationships between form, texture, and color. An emphasis on design and composition is encouraged, and traditional as well as abstract methods are employed....

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$200

9 sessions

Intermediate Painting (Oil Or Acrylic)

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class strengthens the perceptual and technical skills of students with prior experience in painting and drawing. Students work from observation and explore source material and subjects of their own choosing. The class focuses on working toward an individual aesthetic while considering the tensions of lines, shapes, planes, values, and colors in...

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$220

9 sessions

Portrait Painting (Oil Or Pastel)

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Intermediate-- Students of the long pose enjoy a 3-to 5-week pose to produce a finished painting. Participants study the structure of the head, the skull, the muscles, the planes on the face, and the features. Students also learn to create skin tone through color studies. Homework assignments deal with clothing and background. The instructor demonstrates...

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$375

9 sessions

Intermediate Oil Or Acrylic Painting

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is designed for those with some background in painting and drawing, as well as for the more advanced. Students choose subject matter from photographs or still life, and learn new ways of improving the painting. Demos and short art history lectures, with emphasis on color and design are given. Discussions focus on ongoing work, materials,...

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$290

9 sessions

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Painting Projects In Oil Or Pastel

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is for students who are familiar with their media and who need time and counsel to bring their ideas to fruition. Any style or medium is welcome. Emphasis is on composition, narrative, color, technique, and unity. Class time includes teacher demonstrations and individual help. Students must supply their own photos or still life items to...

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$220

9 sessions

Watercolor From Start To Finish

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class introduces classic watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Topics include use of value, control of the medium, color mixing, and composition. Demonstrations are part of the class, but painting from still life and photographs is emphasized. Experienced students focus on assignments to improve color handling,...

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$200

9 sessions

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