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National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...

Wednesday Dec 13th, 11:30am

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Photography and Camera Basics

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This hands-on, 90 minute class, is intended to get the participants familiar with light and the tool that we use to make a photograph (a camera). We’ll talk about light as subject and what we do with our camera on a base level (Framing, focusing, metering and exposure.) to create photographic compositions with intention. This is a very basic class...


Saturday Dec 16th, 1:30pm

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Getting To Know Your Camera

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
718 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce basic photographic principals that will allow the participant to understand how their camera works. Aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO/ASA), lenses, focusing modes, camera metering and automatic vs. manual exposure settings will be explained and related to the participant’s...


Thursday Dec 14th, 6:30pm

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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only using $100 worth of the features on your $800 camera? Are your photos too blurry, dark, or the wrong color? Or do you just want your pictures to be more interesting and artistic?...

Wednesday Dec 13th, 9:30am

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Anime and Superhero Action Figure Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

It’s time to create anime and superhero paintings using a block-grid system, a photo or your very own action figures, pencil, acrylic and gouache. Or come in dressed up as your favorite action-figure, and we can have you as a model for the class. We will use the three primary colors, along with white and black. Pencil can be used for the under drawing...


Sumi-e Painting - Hydrangea Three Ways

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn to paint showy hydrangea flowers in different styles, including the detailed outline method, expressive strokes, and white gouache over color wash method. All supplies provided.


Saturday Dec 16th, 1pm

First Friday @ Hillyer

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

First Friday openings are a collaborative effort to strengthen arts and culture in the beautiful, multi-cultural neighborhood of Dupont Circle.  On the First Friday of every month between 6-9 p.m., galleries in our neighborhood host simultaneous openings for art enthusiasts from all walks of life. We encourage all to join us for our openings...

Friday Jan 5th, 6pm

Walk-In Soft Pastel, Watercolor and Gouache

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn techniques and principles of painting and drawing using pastels, watercolors, and/or gouache. This class is designed for artists of all levels, as Michele approaches instruction with focused, individualized attention. You will be taught basic processes and techniques of working in the medium of your choice - in a fun and spirited manner. Bring...


Pastel Painting

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

Discover the beauty of pastel painting! In this class you can work on your own projects or follow the instructor's exercises, including still life, figure and landscape. Step-by-step demonstrations and lots of personalized instruction is provided. This class includes optional group critiques. All levels welcome. Two figure sessions are optional...


9 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm


Composition in the Field: National Building Museum

at Digital Photo Academy - Judiciary Square
401 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates).  There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...


Saturday Dec 16th, 11am

Creative Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Expand your painting skills with this ongoing class! You may choose to work in watercolor, acrylic, water mixable oils, pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, and/or printmaking. Receive personal instruction, critique, and guidance in an easy-going environment that encourages experimentation. All levels welcome!


Sergers Made Easy

at Capital Quilts - Gaithersburg
15926 Luanne Dr, Washington, District of Columbia 20877

Does your serger confuse you? Let Barbara shed some light on it! She will go over the parts of the machine and how to thread it and maintain it. She will also teach you some basic stitches and talk about the many uses for a serger. 


Monday Jan 15th, 10:30am

Soldering Intensive

at Jewelryclassdc LLC - Truxton Circle
52 O St NW Ste 105, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

In this workshop you will learn how to solder sterling silver correctly and with confidence. Students will be soldering sterling silver utilizing tension, sweat, and pick methods. Using Oxygen/Propane little torches students will learn the proper way to protect their metal from oxidation. Students will spend the day practicing the various techniques...

Saturday Feb 10th, 9am

Sumi-e Painting - White Egret and Willow

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Explore the art of sumi-e painting and learn to paint graceful white egrets in simplified strokes with ink and white gouache on rice paper. We will paint willow and apply a light background wash to complete the artwork. All supplies provided.


Saturday Jan 13th, 1pm

Painting Flowers in Oil Pastels: Cyclamen

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

We will introduce techniques for this medium, give basics of flower drawings and focus on using oil pastel for creating blown-up images of a cyclamen. The students will complete a drawing. For all levels. All supplies provided.


Sunday Jan 14th, 1pm