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Picture Writing, Heiroglyphics, Cuneiform-Word Art

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Invigorate your skill in drawing and composing works using color. Explore pictures, word signs and letter forms from ancient civilizations of Middle Eastern Mesopotamia and Egypt. Draw and paint words using pictures that actually spell words—the oldest syllabaries and alphabet signs in the world.  No prior experience necessary. All supplies...

Saturday Jan 5th, 10am - 3pm

Modern Illumination Capitals

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore memories and ideas for making pictures and symbol imagery that can be fitted together, forming a playful composition by drawing and painting inside, outside, or perhaps all around the Alphabet Letter(s) that you invent. This class is an adventure for individuals to invent, taking from within themselves a story to be told through fanciful, colorful...

Saturday Feb 2nd, 10am - 3pm

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Modern Watermedia

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore the possibilities of layering watercolor and acrylic paint in this hands-on workshop! Students will create several small paintings over two days that feature QoR Watercolor, GOLDEN mediums, and GOLDEN High Flow and Fluid colors! Discover the range of gritty and absorbent products that are great as grounds for stains and washes then learn about...

Saturday Feb 9th, 12pm - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$160

2 sessions

Encaustics

at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Rockville 1776 E Jefferson St Unit 119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills.  Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...

Sunday Jan 13th, 1pm - 4pm

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Drawing And Painting Projects

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is for students who are familiar with their media and who need time and counsel to bring their ideas to fruition. Any style or medium is welcome. Emphasis is on composition, narrative, color, technique, and unity. Class time includes teacher demonstrations and individual help.  Students must supply their own photos or still life items...

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$220

9 sessions

Fundamentals of Art: From Drawing to Painting

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Starting with drawing, students will develop their artistic potential through observation, while exploring techniques and materials. Technical aspects of drawing such as line, light and volume, and perspective will be introduced through class instruction and demonstrations. At their own pace, students will move to painting, becoming comfortable with...

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$247.50

6 sessions

Acrylic Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to explore expressive painting in acrylics. Learn how paint instinctively with acrylics and explore all the nuances of this wonderful medium to your advantage. Work on visual sensitivity, cultivating technical skills and developing personal view points. This class may be repeated as assignments are designed to meet the needs of all...

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$295

10 sessions

Figure Drawing and Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn techniques of mixing color, building the form, elements of anatomy and proportions to create strong figurative paintings. Students will work on both long and short poses, going from limited to full palette. This instructor is known for having inspiring and interesting set-ups.  There may be a model fee included for low number of studen...

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$320

9 sessions

Learning to Draw & Paint

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to learn how to draw & paint! Develop drawing & painting skills using pencil, charcoal, & paint including oils & acrylic. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily.

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$308

10 sessions

Creative Drawing And Painting For Teens

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This course is designed for teens wishing to expand their artistic skills, personal expression, and visual understanding within a structured format. Students use a variety of media as they explore relationships between form, texture, and color. An emphasis on design and composition is encouraged, and traditional as well as abstract methods are employed....

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$200

9 sessions

Working from the Masters

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Why reinvent the wheel? Learn how Leonardo did it! This is a drawing and painting course focused on learning from  the work of the old masters. We will work from reproductions in books and laptops.  At least one trip to a museum will be part of the course, either to the National Gallery or the Smithsonian. Students are responsible...

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$265

8 sessions

Intro to Plein Air Drawing & Painting

at McLean Community Center - McLean 1446 Chain Bridge Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22101

Students will dive right into plein air by making observational drawings from nature, tonal sketches, and small painted studies that will build up confidence to paint directly from the landscape.  This class will meet offsite each session, locations and supply list will be emailed to students prior to the first class. Students must be able to...

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$190

4 sessions

Portrait and Figure Drawing & Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to draw and paint like the masters! We'll work from live models to focus on how to draw accurately, build 3-dimensional space with light and shadow, and develop a sophisticated understanding of color. For beginning to professional students. Model fee not included.  For students under the age of 18, you and your parent/guardian must obtain...

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$318

10 sessions

Painting Flowers with Imagination

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

A relaxed Sunday morning class where you get the freedom to make attractive flower paintings from still-life in an expressive and painterly way. Explore different ways to start and finish a painting with oils/acrylics, how to simply complex subject matter, and create colorful and appealing compositions. A safe place for beginners.  Supply...

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$260

8 sessions

Watercolor As A Drawing Medium

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Watercolor and line combine well, helping artists work quickly, indoors and out with all subjects- people, buildings, still life, landscape. The combination can produce works that have strong light planes and descriptive line. It is an approach that can be used for quick sketches or longer studies. Emphasis will be on mixing colors, combining pen or...

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$200

9 sessions

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