Posts Categorized: Summer Adults

Acrylics

Work in the complicated yet simple to learn medium of acrylics. This acrylic art class near Sharon MA is designed to master the limitations of the medium while exploring various techniques. Acrylics is a great class for beginners or for those looking to explore beyond oils and watercolors. This class caters to all skill levels. The… Read More

Stained Glass

This studio will focus on practicing and applying stained glass techniques, such as the copper foil technique, to construct 2 dimensional panels of stained glass designs. Participants will start with simplicity in design, focusing on the process of building a panel, exploring how color interacts with design, and learn to think with the different properties… Read More

Evening Oil Painting

This class will teach the basics methods and techniques of oil painting for those at the beginner level. And for students who have already been in oil class, they can continue their studies. The class is open to all levels. This is a 7 week course: Mondays July 9- August 20  Students provide their own… Read More

Morning Oil Painting

Learn hand building techniques for sculpting unique forms. Sculpt from scratch, glaze and fire your pieces for finished work. A five week course.

Digital Art

Learn the basics of image manipulation using the program GIMP, then advance to create digital art from the skills learned in class.

Life Studies

Designed for those looking to improve their skills in human faces. Students will work on proportion and capturing the likeness of the subject. Work will be done primarily in pencil and charcoal. This is a full week course: Mondays – Friday August 20-24 Tuition is $305. There is a model fee of $40. Students supply… Read More

Pastels

For all skill  levels and continuing students. Students learn about the different types of pastels and substrates to hold pastel. Variety methods of under painting and layering processes are also taught. This is a 7 week course: Mondays July 16- August 27 Students provide their own materials. Click to view summer polices.

Watercolors

Basics from material use, control of the paint and brush work are all taught. Students learn to let the medium do the work to create the desired effects. For all skill levels. This is a 5 week course: Wednesdays July 11- August 15. There will not be class August 1. Students provide their own materials…. Read More

Colored Pencil

Learn that there is much more to the medium of colored pencil. How to follow contours to show the shape of a surface, how to gradually add color and how to keep your colors bright. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) August 6-10. Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20…. Read More

3D Paper Sculpture

Bend, fold, cut and manipulate plain paper into three dimensional forms to create the sculptures of your design. Students will also photograph their sculptures as an art form in itself. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) July 16-20 Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20. Click to view summer polices.

Create a Creature

Work from initial sketches, to a armature of foil and wire, to a fully formed 3 dimensional creature of their own design. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) August 13-17 Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20. Click to view summer polices.

Observational Drawing

Students will use classical drawing techniques and learn about sketching, value, proportion etc. A must for all students looking to improve their observational skills. Work only from real life objects, to better understand how to translate three dimensional objects onto paper. Students will draw from a variety of  subjects: still lives, landscapes and architecture in… Read More

Special FX in Watercolor

Designed for those looking to get creative with what watercolor paints can do. Learn special effects like salt, plastic wrap, masking and so many more. A variety of subject matter will be covered. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) August 20-24 Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20. Click to… Read More

Color Theory

Learn the relationships between colors, mix colors, and choose colors to enhance your paintings. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) July 9-13 Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20. Click to view summer polices.

3D Cartooning

Superhero, sci-fi, fantasy, creature, monster what character will you create? This class will take your two dimensional creations and turn them into 3D sculptures. This is a full week course (Monday – Friday) July 23-27 Tuition: $305, Materials are provided for an additional $20. Click to view summer polices.

Encaustic Mixed Media

The Encaustic Workshop will explore the possibilities of painting with one of the oldest mediums, wax.  We will cover the safety precautions necessary for using the medium, the tools, the paints and the different processes necessary to paint with wax medium. Surface textures, layering, stenciling, imprinting and imbedding will be discussed and demonstrated. We will… Read More