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

Beginner

  • Botanical Painting – LIMITED SPACE – PLEASE CALL 518.273.0552 TO REGISTER

    In this painting class, you will push your exploration of plants to the next level! We will express the complexity of plants, flowers and more by painting their vivid colors and structures in detail. Lear...

    April 3, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes

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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...

    April 22, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 03:30 PM

    Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green

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  • Introduction to Watercolors

    In this beginner level class, you are invited to learn the basic skills of watercolor painting, from free experimentation to a more controlled approach, using transparent watercolors. learn about the mater...

    April 28, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 01:30 AM

    Instructor: Carol Bollinger Green

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  • Beginning Oil Painting

    Never painted in oils before? This painting class is for the beginner or those who desire a refresher course after a long break from painting. You will learn to see well, simplify the visual world into bas...

    June 6, 2017 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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  • Dabbling with Watercolors: Landscape

    Come experiment and learn about the fluid and beautiful medium of watercolor while enjoying the freedom of making art outside! We will use a playful approach and explore how to paint en plein air. Througho...

    July 3, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes

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  • Painting Color Workshop: Oil and Acrylic

    This class provides creative approach to color theory, with a focus on adding richness and vitality to your paintings. This all-levels workshop is appropriate for complete beginners or experienced painters...

    August 12, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: Marion Reynolds

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Intermediate

  • Painting Voice:Oil & Acrylic

    This class explores why we paint, how to choose subject matter and source materials, and how to work toward your own personal style as an artist. Quick and fun exercises will explore expressive possibiliti...

    March 30, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Marion Reynolds

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  • Just Added! 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...

    April 3, 2017 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 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 painting student to develop an attitude or “landscape sense...

    April 5, 2017 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 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 and inspiring genre of landscape, and will enable the painting student to develop an attitude, or “landscape s...

    June 1, 2017 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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  • Simply Oil Painting

    An impressive painting starts with a strong composition. Students will begin by creating thumbnail sketches that will be used to establish a composition. We will learn to use soft/sharp edges, contrasting ...

    June 7, 2017 — 06:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Deborah M. Bayly

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