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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 Oct 6th, 10am

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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 Nov 24th, 10am

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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 Sep 30th, 1pm

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Introduction to Oil Painting

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

Learn the basics of oil painting materials and techniques. Explore the fundamentals of light, shade, and color composition. Paint a study from your own favorite reference photos or drawings. Experience the many possibilities of this exciting medium. It may be the beginning of a lifelong passion. All supplies provided.

Saturday Dec 15th, 1pm

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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