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


  • Introduction to Watercolors

    Explore the fun of pure color on wet paper! In this class, you’ll discover your own approach to painting with transparent watercolors. Learn how to use the materials, practice different techniques and ap...

    October 21, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green

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  • Painting Color Concepts: Oil & Acrylic

    A creative approach to color theory with a focus on adding richness and vitality to your paintings. This class is appropriate for complete beginners or experienced painters who would like to deepen their u...

    November 2, 2016 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Instructor: Marion Reynolds

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  • Metaphoric & Symbolic Self-Portraits

    Historically, artists have not only made self-portraits to represent what they look like in a mirror, but also to represent their personal narratives or express their internal selves. In this class, we wil...

    November 3, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes

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  • Traditional Chinese Brush Painting taught by Zhong-hua Lu

    Chinese brush painting is about the interrelatedness of all things in nature. Xie yi hua is one kind of traditional style of painting. Students will learn philosophical and technical aspects of this ancien...

    November 10, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Zhong-hua Lu

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  • Learning the Fundamentals of Painting

    This class will focus on mixing your own colors, color theory, and planning a composition. By the end of this class, you will be able to see a color out in the world and be able to mix it for a painting! A...

    November 19, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Madison LaVallee

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  • Just Added! 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 painting student to develop an attitude or “landscape sense...

    November 9, 2016 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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