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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...

$247.50

6 sessions

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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...

$220

9 sessions

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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...

$190

4 sessions

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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....

$200

9 sessions

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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...

$295

10 sessions

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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...

$320

9 sessions

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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.

$308

10 sessions

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Abstract Drawing And Painting (Beginning/Intermediate)

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

This class is for students at all levels who want to learn the abstract painting process. There are no limits to what an artist can create if they learn the basic language of abstraction and how to manipulate paint. The pure excitement of color, the mystery of line, the safety of structure, and the fun of mixed media are emphasized as the student begins...

$220

9 sessions

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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...

$265

8 sessions

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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...

$318

10 sessions

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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...

$260

8 sessions

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Figure and Studio Painting

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

For students interested in acrylics and oils. Work from a model, landscape and still life. Focus on traditional and contemporary techniques. Class may be repeated, as assignments are designed to meet the needs of all levels.  Demos and lectures on composition, color theory and history. For students under the age of 18, you and your parent/guardian...

$318

10 sessions

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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...

$200

9 sessions

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Fundamentals of Painting (Beginner to Intermediate)

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

The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for oil and acrylic painters by providing students with a working understanding of composition, paint application, and color theory. Students will gain knowledge from working from the figure, still life and landscape.  $10 model fee paid in class.

$295

9 sessions

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Weekend Portrait Workshop

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

There’s nothing like the look on someone’s face when they see an incredible portrait of a loved one for the first time! Spend two days learning all about how to paint people and faces. We’ll focus on accurate drawing and “getting a likeness,” color and skin tones, how to paint features, hair and clothes.  Study all the intangible qualities...

$248

2 sessions

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