Adult Classes

Wet on wet watercolor techniques yield soft, subtle, atmospheric results. This class will guide you through the the initial experiments as you discover the different movements of watercolor pigments and how they interact. Primarily student paintings will be wet on wet but this class will also introduce ways to control your composition. Get ready for some relaxing meditative painting and experimentation as we explore the boundaries of this traditional medium in new ways.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

It's the season of growth! In this Botanical Weaving workshop, students will be introduced to using pre-warped small looms. Students will also learn to incorporate yarn with found plant life, such as flowers, as they work their loom tapestries. The botanical pieces will dry in place to help create a unique work of nature art. This workshop is suitable for both adults and children—individuals and family groups as well.  Learn More
First class:
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Learn to capture the light, atmosphere, form and pattern in nature and in the landscape through quick sketches and longer studies. Discover, with the lush tones and the rich language of mark, what’s possible with charcoal, graphite, ink, silver point and Conté while you develop skills in spatial concepts and composition. Inspiration from flowers, natural objects, master landscape drawings and photographs will be the springboards to experiment with these mediums. Develop your ability to observe, translate and transform to create unique compositions. Your observation can be enhanced by memory and invention to develop a personal vision. Demonstrations of the use of materials and individual support will accompany each session.   Learn More
First class:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Students will gain knowledge in a variety of approaches to still life watercolor painting in this class. Beginning and experienced watercolorists will benefit from personalized instruction with a focus on composition, lighting, value, color and texture. Demonstrations will include professional watercolor techniques to include washes, layering of color, and the use of masking. A supply list may be downloaded from our website or at registration once confirmed.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm