Intro to Oil Painting | Portrait Painting | Painting Your Vision

Now featuring 10-week courses so you can spend more time with our top-rated instructors in our light-filled studio. As always, classes feature:

  • Personalized instruction in a small group setting (maximum 10 students per class)
  • Locker rental
  • No hidden fees
  • Adult Open Studio time (17 hours available throughout the week and weekends)

PAINTING YOUR VISION | Whether you are a returning painter or a new artist, this class is designed for you to explore your personal vision.  The diversity of practices within this class creates an inspiring space for each student to experiment.  Students will work on independent projects at their own pace with personalized instruction and discussion. You can paint in your choice of medium: oil paints or acrylics.  Basic techniques will be covered, supplemented by advanced dialog for intermediate and advanced painters.  Each artist will get one-on-one feedback sessions with the instructor.

Mondays | 10:00AM-12:30PM | 10/2 – 12/11 (limited spots available)
10 sessions – $375, Locker Included, Materials Not Included
Instructor: Jodie Niss


INTRO TO OIL PAINTING | Discover the creative and technical advantages of oil painting. Learn the basics from setting up the palette and mixing colors to a variety of techniques as you paint still-lifes. The exercises presented will develop your skills in observation and painting the form to create depth and a sense of light. Students will paint from still-life set up as well as from their own photographs.

Wednesdays | 7:00-9:30PM | 10/4 – 12/13
10 sessions – $375, Locker Included, Materials Not Included
Instructor: Jodie Niss


PORTRAIT PAINTING | Working from a live model, students learn to distinguish facial bone structure and muscles beneath the skin and how they affect the colors on the surface. Basic proportion is covered, as well as the concept of warm and cool colors and how they apply to the mixing of skin tones. Students create a tonal portrait before experimenting with limited and extended palettes. Course includes short demos, as well as individual instruction and critique. All levels are welcome.

Saturdays | 10:30AM-1:00PM | 10/7 – 12/16 (1 spot available)
10 sessions – $415, Locker Included, Materials Not Included
Instructor: Julia Chen


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