Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. Painting courses and workshops encourage diverse practice and foster independent creative thinking and making. Students are part of a unique learning environment that allows for independent thought as well as collaboration and critique.

This course takes a reductive approach to painting the head, experimenting with how little information is necessary. We will investigate whether translating the head into simple, accurate shapes of color and value can create a truer likeness than a detailed description can. A simple, intuitive drawing method will be introduced … Read more

Start Date

09/04

Meeting Day

Wednesday

End Date

12/11

Faculty

Catherine Kehoe

Time

2pm–6pm

Credits

3

This course takes a reductive approach to painting the head, experimenting with how little information is necessary. We will investigate whether translating the head into simple, accurate shapes of color and value can create a truer likeness than a detailed description can. A simple, intuitive drawing method will be introduced … Read more

Start Date

09/04

Meeting Day

Wednesday

End Date

12/11

Faculty

Catherine Kehoe

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Deepen your understanding of the perceptual, emotional/psychological, technical and aesthetic aspects of color through studio practice. Learning to perceive and articulate color in response to observation will be emphasized. While this course is designed primarily for painters and illustrators, the content is applicable to color use in multiple contexts.  

Start Date

09/05

Meeting Day

Thursday

End Date

10/17

Faculty

Nancy McCarthy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5

Begin painting in this exploration of new and traditional directions and techniques. The basis of the course is studio work, primarily working in oil and includes use of models, as well as lectures and demonstrations. Color and composition theory, and the study of form, space, and light are addressed. Previous … Read more

Start Date

09/10

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

12/10

Faculty

Sharon Dunn

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Portrait painting for beginners and intermediate artists teaches students how to render portraits with oil paints. We will apply the study of light, proportion and facial anatomy to develop accurate depictions of the live model and of oneself. The course will cover both wet-into-wet techniques.

Start Date

09/23

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/09

Faculty

Andree Leduc

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

Credits

0

An introduction to the figure through drawing exercises while working with a live model. Students will be introduced to a broad range of markmaking tools, drawing exercises, and drawing techniques while observing a live model. Design and drawing concepts and techniques will be addressed weekly. Each component of this course is designed to advance your … Read more

Start Date

09/26

Meeting Day

Thursday

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Discover the possibilities of working with water-based materials: watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional ways, to achieve unique visual results. Watercolor techniques (wet on wet, glazing, drybrush) … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

12/10

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

Designed for students who have some painting experience and wish to develop their work. Participants consider content, composition/format, color, surface, materials, and craft while exploring aspects of painting that interest them the most (e.g., experimentation with materials, conceptual and technical approaches, observational work). Individual attention and group discussions of student … Read more

Start Date

10/24

Meeting Day

Thursday

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Nancy McCarthy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5