ART CLASSES

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Acrylic Painting Step-by-Step with Barbie Mathis

Tuesdays 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4

6 weeks

Students will learn to paint simple landscapes and flowers with easy, step-by-step instruction while experiencing the versatility of Acrylic Paints. Barbie will include how to mix colors, how to use acrylic mediums and varnishes, and how to use photos as references. She will also provide handouts to illustrate techniques for painting grasses, rocks, water, sand, petals, leaves and more. This class is perfect for beginners or those who want to follow along and learn more.

The class fee is $175...Sign Me Up




Beginning/Intermediate Oil Landscape Painting with  Steven Whetstone

Wednesday Nights beginning October 17, 2018

6 weeks

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a relaxing class that will tackle painting landscapes from photographs. Learn how to put light, values, and color in your landscape paintings. Beginners with gain basic knowledge of color mixing, perspective and composition. For the well versed artist, we will be learning techniques and concepts to help you advance as a painter.

The session fee is $175.00...Sign Me Up



Fun play day with Pebeo Enamel with Heather Noe

TBA 11 am - 3 pm

Learn how to create enamel paintings from nature. We will work with photographs of rock formations or surfaces to create unique individual abstracted paintings, no two will be alike. Pebeo is a free flowing textural enamel paint that moves with some assisted direction from the artist. Pebeo enamels paints come in two types of paint, Moon and Prisme. This class will work with both of the fantasy paints and a solid transparent enamel paint. 

All levels welcome.

The session fee includes $100 in supplies for you to use and take home. $135.00...Sign Me Up



City Art Lecture Demo with Golden Working Artist Lee Monts

December 1, 2018

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

The GOLDEN Acrylics FREE lecture and demonstration is a fun, informative, educational and fast-paced presentation of the products GOLDEN has to offer. Information about the different types of acrylic paints, mediums, gels, pastes and grounds will be included. The lecture will also cover a technical review of acrylics and their varied application possibilities, techniques in working with mixed media, printmaking, and the review of GOLDEN’s products including OPEN acrylics and High Flow acrylics. This lecture will hopefully provide artists at any skill level with new insights that can be added to their creative processes. Class size is limited to 45 people. All participants will receive a free information packet, hand painted color charts and a bag of free GOLDEN product samples to take home. The presentation will also include a brief introduction of our non-acrylic products, Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors and QoR Watercolors.

As this demo runs through lunch hour, feel free to bring a lunch or snacks with you.

The session is free...Sign Me Up



Traditional Calligraphy with a Modern Twist with Barbie Mathis

10:30am – 4pm

Saturday, December 8th 2018

Deadline for registration is Saturday, December 1st 2018

Everything old is new again! In this class, you’ll be introduced to 2 fresh styles of Italic Script Alphabets using dip pens, a paint brush, ink and watercolors. We’ll combine the styles to create unique cards, envelopes, place cards, gift tags and quotes just in time for the holidays and upcoming weddings. All supplies are included in the class fee. Participants may bring a sack lunch as we will have a 30 minute break. Class limit 12.

Supplies for City Art to provide for each person: Speedball “C” nibs and holder, Speedball Super Black India Ink, Zen 3/0 Round Brush, Kneaded Eraser, Sakura Pen-touch Calligrapher Marker in Gold, a squirt of Holbein Permanent White Gouache

Supplies instructor will bring and provide: Pencils, Rulers, Containers for water, Paper Towels, Note cards, Envelopes, WC Paper, Pretty Papers in Stock, Gum Arabic, Watercolors, Small containers for white gouache, Dropper for water

The class fee is $100 includes all supplies...Sign Me Up




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