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Abstract Painting (Oil Or Acrylic)

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

This class develops studentsÕ painting skills through the self-expression of color and form. Students use color concepts from Post-Impressionism to Action Painting. The motifs of landscape, figure, and still life are examined along with the classic compositional elements of line, balance, and contrast. For novice and experienced painters, students...

$220

9 sessions

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Painting And Collage

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

Students combine more traditional painting techniques with collage to produce pieces with texture and depth. Using heavy watercolor paper or canvas, participants learn to develop richness and texture with the addition of papers, acrylics, inks and other materials. Students are encouraged to experiment with collaging into painted surfaces, as well as...

$200

7 sessions

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at Monet Gogh Sip - Alexandria
1101 Queen St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

 

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Introduction To Encaustic

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

Participants learn to paint with encaustic, a mixture of beeswax and pigment. This course covers basic techniques of painting and fusing, transparent and opaque layering, scribing, image transfer, combining oil paint and wax, collage, tools, recommended supports, and safety concerns.  The workshop consists of demonstrations and hands-on experience....

$330

2 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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Intermediate Painting (Oil Or Acrylic)

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

This class strengthens the perceptual and technical skills of students with prior experience in painting and drawing. Students work from observation and explore source material and subjects of their own choosing. The class focuses on working toward an individual aesthetic while considering the tensions of lines, shapes, planes, values, and colors in...

$220

9 sessions

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Portrait Painting (Oil Or Pastel)

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

Intermediate-- Students of the long pose enjoy a 3-to 5-week pose to produce a finished painting. Participants study the structure of the head, the skull, the muscles, the planes on the face, and the features. Students also learn to create skin tone through color studies. Homework assignments deal with clothing and background. The instructor demonstrates...

$375

9 sessions

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Jumpstart In Watercolor

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

This intensive workshop gives students a chance to explore the many possibilities of the medium. It serves as a basic introduction to watercolor, a refresher for someone who hasn't ½t painted for a while, and a preparation for students looking to pursue a longer study of the medium. No previous watercolor experience is required, although basic drawing...

$195

2 sessions

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Intermediate Oil Or Acrylic Painting

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

This class is designed for those with some background in painting and drawing, as well as for the more advanced. Students choose subject matter from photographs or still life, and learn new ways of improving the painting. Demos and short art history lectures, with emphasis on color and design are given. Discussions focus on ongoing work, materials,...

$290

9 sessions

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Family Painting Fun

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
36 Maryland Avenue , Washington, District of Columbia 20850

What to do with your kids over Christmas break? Create a masterpiece of course! We provide a blank 16 x 20 canvas, acrylic paint, brushes, easel and aprons. Staff is available to provide inspiration and encouragement but this is not an instructional session.  This is the perfect activity for families, but absolutely no children in strollers or...

$15
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Watercolor From Start To Finish

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

This class introduces classic watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Topics include use of value, control of the medium, color mixing, and composition. Demonstrations are part of the class, but painting from still life and photographs is emphasized. Experienced students focus on assignments to improve color handling,...

$200

9 sessions

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Painting Projects In Oil Or Pastel

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 to...

$220

9 sessions

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Color Theory/Color Mixing

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

An exploration of the properties of color, theoretical and applied. We will address the color wheel, primary and secondary colors, tertiary mixes, observed and constructed color. Learn about the use of different color palettes and grounds, beginning with painters’ greys and limited palette paintings, progressing to the full palette. We...

$265

8 sessions

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Paint & Sip: African Sunset II

at Uncork'd Art - Kalorama Triangle
1834 Columbia Rd 3rd Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Spend a great evening Unlocking your creative spirits! This is not about creating the "perfect" artist, but creating a perfect atmosphere full of fun and imagination. Evening Includes: 1 complementry alcholic beverage, staff & all art supplies Just for Fun classes serve food and alcoholic beverage. Children 15 yrs old  and younger must...

$50
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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...

$298

9 sessions

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