Posts Categorized: Summer Adults

Acrylics (6 Weeks)

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

Character and Creature Illustrations (1 Week)

Students will explore their creativity as they bring to life original characters and creatures: superheros, villains, warriors, monsters, dragons, fairies it’s up to you. Students will learn important skills like proportions, textures, color theory and more as the make their illustrations in marker, pencil and color pencil. Monday – Friday: August 19-23: 1-4pm (1 week)… Read More

Color Pencil (1 Week)

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.  Move from the classic techniques into using mediums to expand the look. Monday – Friday: July 15-19: 1-4pm (1 week)… Read More

Colored Pencil (6 weeks)

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. Move from the classic techniques into using mediums to expand the look. Tuesdays July 9 – August 20: 10-12pm (6… Read More

Comic Strips (1 Week)

Work on a short story to tell in comic strip form. We’ll cover character creation, layout and composition, all the basics and beyond which will help you learn how to draw your own comics. Monday – Friday: August 5-9: 1-4pm (1 week) Class Tuition: $320 Materials Fee: $20 Click to view summer polices. By registering… Read More

Create a Creature

Work from initial sketches, to a armature of foil and wire, to a fully formed 3 dimensional creature of your own design. Monday – Friday July 22 – 26: 2-5pm (1 Week) Monday – Friday August 12 – 16: 2-5pm (1 Week) Class Tuition: $320 Materials Fee: $30 Click to view summer polices. By registering… Read More

Digital Art (6 weeks)

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

Encaustic – Painting with Wax (1 Day)

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 embedding will be discussed and demonstrated. We will be able to explore… Read More

Human Figure (1 Week)

Class that will focus on the human figure as it is used in art. Study proportion, position and gestures. Photographs will be the primary subject matter. It is recommended that students take our Portraits class before registering for this figure drawing class. Monday – Friday: August 12-16: 1-4pm (1 week) Class Tuition: $320 Materials Fee:… Read More

Life Studies (1 Week)

Designed for those looking to improve their skills in human faces. Students will work on proportion and capturing the likeness of the subject. A live clothed model will be used. Monday – Friday: August 19 – 23: 5-8pm (1 Week) Class Tuition: $320 Model fee: $40 High School and older. Students supply there own materials,… Read More

Flip Book Animation

Learn the basics of animation by creating your own flip book! Students will create a character and illustrate their character in motion. Students will have the option of turning their flip book into a digital video. Monday – Friday: July 8-12: 6:30-8:30pm (1 week) Class Tuition: $210 Materials Fee: $20 CLICK TO VIEW SUMMER POLICES…. Read More

Observational Drawing (1 Week)

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

Oil Painting (6 weeks)

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

Painting Animals and People (6 weeks)

Students will learn the basics and beyond of painting animals and people in acrylic paints. Students will learn the principles of drawing proportions and anatomy will be discussed. Students will begin with a few exercises to practice mixing the paints and creating textures. Mondays July 18 – August 26: 6:30-8:30pm (6 weeks) Class will not… Read More

Pastels (6 weeks)

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. Mondays July 8 – August 19: 6-8pm (6 weeks) Mondays July 8 – Aug 19: 10:30-12:30pm (6 weeks)  Class Tuition: $255 Materials Fee: $20… Read More

Portraits in Charcoal (1 Week)

Learn anatomy, proportion and likeness skills to create portraits in various techniques of charcoal. Monday – Friday: July 29 – August 2: 1-4pm (1 week) Class Tuition: $320 Materials Fee: $20 Click to view summer polices. By registering you agree to all policies.

Portraits in Oil (1 Week)

This week-long workshop session will focus on an in-depth approach to portraiture in oils. Students will develop a dynamic composition for a potentially three-quarter length portrait with a subject of their choosing. The instructor will guide and encourage creative problem-solving and use of activated space within the portrait. We will examine examples throughout art history… Read More

Poured Paint (1 Day)

Student will explore different methods of pouring acrylic paint to create art.  The final product may stand alone as a piece of art, or it may be used as the starting point for a mixed media piece.  We will also discuss the possibilities of using pouring medium in mixed media.  We will explore at least… Read More

Silk Painting (6 weeks)

Learn the basics of silk painting and create a wearable piece of art. Students will begin with a small practice piece, silk fan or loop, and complete a scarf by the end of class. Silk painting is similar to watercolor painting. Thursdays July 18 – August 29: 6:30-8:30pm (6 weeks) Class will not meet the… Read More

Watercolors (6 weeks)

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. Wednesdays: July 10 – August 21: 10-12pm (6 weeks) Class Tuition: $255 Materials Fee: $20 Class will not meet the week of July… Read More

Extreme Watercolor (6 weeks)

Create amazing flowing and fluid looking compositions layering watercolors with a material called pouring medium. A great class for students who are looking to expand their skill set in watercolors and to grow their creativity. Fridays: July 12 – August 23: 10-12pm (6 weeks)  Class Tuition: $255 Materials Fee: $30 Click to view summer polices…. Read More

Drawing from Imagination (1 week)

Use your imagination to create fantastical creatures, landscapes and so much more. The instructor will help with inspiration by using photo and real life references. Work in pencil, charcoal, marker or color pencil. Monday – Friday: July 22-26: 1-4pm (1 week) Class Tuition: $320 Materials Fee: $20 Click to view summer polices. By registering you… Read More