The Arts Center offers a variety of painting classes in oil, watercolor, and mixed media for painters of all levels.

Beginner

  • Principles of Oil Painting: A Foundations Class

    This is a structured oil painting class for the beginning student emphasizing individual instruction and guidance appropriate with each students’ skill level. Students new to oils are welcome, but this c...

    March 12, 2015 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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  • Introduction to Watercolors

    Explore the fun of pure color on wet paper! In this class, students will discover their own approach to painting with transparent watercolors. Learn how to use the materials, practice different techniques,...

    May 1, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM

    Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green

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  • Painting the Night in Pastel with Master Pastelist Robert Carsten

    Towns, villages, and cities at night provide fun and intriguing opportunities as subjects. In a more free and expressive manner, they capture things such as perspective, building, streetlights, daily life,...

    May 15, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Robert Carsten PSA-mp, IAPS-mc

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  • Introduction to Gouache

    Students will discover their own approach to painting with gouache (opaque watercolors) with regional landscape artist, Robert Moylan. Students will learn how to use the materials, practice different techn...

    April 13, 2015 — 06:15 PM to 08:15 PM

    Instructor: Robert Moylan

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  • Intuitive Painting

    Painting intuitively connects us to our source of creativity, often bringing about transformative changes. Come have fun with brushes of flowing tempera color on large sheets of white paper, discovering y...

    March 14, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 03:30 PM

    Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green

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  • Community Inclusion Project: Modern Masters

    Modern Masters introduces students to the wonderful world of Van Gogh, Cézanne, Chagall, Matisse, Picasso and others. Using famous paintings to understand the artist's styles, students will produce their ...

    March 4, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Tamara DeMartino

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Intermediate

  • Individualized Study in Oil Painting

    Learn more advanced techniques in oil painting and work to build upon the skills you already have. The instructor will demonstrate techniques in class and discuss the materials and tools of oil painting. I...

    March 24, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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  • Landscape Painting in Oils

    Paint with expression the landscapes you love in Oils! This class will explore the popular, inspiring genre of landscape, and will enable the student to develop an attitude or “landscape sense” that wi...

    April 30, 2015 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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Advanced

  • Advanced Oil Painting Techniques

    When learning to paint most students are taught through what is traditionally called Ala Prima or wet into wet. Though very effective as a means to acquire basic skills it will not expose you to many of th...

    April 22, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Chester Rose

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