Drawing with Oil and Soft Pastels!
In this beginner class you will learn blending, texturing and various other techniques for oil and dry pastels. Learn to see simple shapes and values to create stunning results with pastel painting techniques, color theory and color mixing. Two different mediums that are equally fun and rewarding. Each has its own style and look that you can create beautiful drawings. Click here for materials list.
6 Thursdays 10:30-12:30 May 23-June 27 $200.00 ADD TO CART
Painting All Levels
There are many approaches to painting. The fundamentals or “elements” of art are a collection of foundational groundwork to take from in order to create the right approach for you. Various painting approaches and techniques will be covered in this all levels class and each student will be individually instructed. This is the perfect class for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of painting to the more experienced painter who needs guidance and the expertise of the teacher. Click here for materials list.
6 Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm May 23-June 27 $225.00 ADD TO CART
Printmaking At Railyard! Monotype & Intaglio
Taught by Anthony Kirk-Master Printer
The class will first focus on monotype printmaking using Akua inks and water soluble crayons. Participants need not have previous experience. If you can push paint around with a brush then you can make unique one of a kind prints. Midway through the six week session a non-toxic technique to make etchings will be introduced. These can be printed on their own or combined with monotype. We will initially work with an 8×10 inch format so please bring color sketches that size to the first class. The instructor, a master printer, will guide each artist through the plate preparation process and the printing. All printmaking materials used are non-toxic with dishwashing detergent used for clean up at the end of class. The instructor will provide all materials. Materials fee is $45 paid in cash or check to the Instructor.
6 Wednesdays 6:00 to 9:00 May 22-June 26 $275.00 ADD TO CART
Catch the sun and all the colors of the rainbow in this class for beginner and advanced students alike. Beginners will learn all the basics of stained glass copper foil construction. From concept to tools, cutting, foiling, soldering, and presentation, come learn and create with glass and metal while enjoying the company of fellow artistically minded people.
6 Wednesdays 10:00-12:30 May 22-June 26 $250.00 ADD TO CART
Drawing for Everyone!
This course covers drawing techniques from sketches to finished works of art. Learn how to compose with line, shape, tone, and texture in this course designed to introduce you to the basics of drawing. Using still-life setups and our environment as sources of visual inspiration, you’ll find out how to work with perspective, positive and negative space, and shading as you explore a variety of drawing materials. A great class for beginners!
Materials list will be up soon
6 Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 May 21-June 25 $200.00 ADD TO CART
Beginner Art Journaling/Mixed Media
Ever wanted it all? You can create with it all in this fun and easy class for creative people of all levels! You can use stencils and stamps or free hand as you like. Learn the basics of a variety of art materials and how to layer and combine them to create unique works. Each class focuses on a new technique and new combination of media. Beginner techniques for creating with gel medium from stencils to free-form, through collage from paper and fabric to objects, with paint from washes to pouring and texturing paint, and more will be introduced and explored. The sky is the limit in this fun creative class. Students can work on individual pieces and / or in an art journal. Beginners welcome! No drawing or painting skills necessary. Supplies provided for the first class. Students are also welcome to bring any art supplies they are interested in working with. Instructor will discuss additional project specific supplies in class.
6 Tuesdays 10:00-12:30 May 21-June 25 $250.00 ADD TO CART
Beginners Photography Class
Taught by Jessy Dunn
This beginners class is designed for people who want to know how to use their camera. In this class you will learn basic photography skills and techniques, including manual settings, understanding the relationship between light and shadow, composition and some basic posing. The goal is to give you confidence and control when using your DSLR.
You will need a DSLR, Owner’s manual, Memory card, Notebook, Pen/Pencil , and Means of sharing digital images (ex. Flash drive or external hard drive)
6 Monday 6:00-9:00 April 22-June 10. (No class on May 6th and May 27th) $250.00
6 Tuesday 2:00-5:00 May 7-June 11 $250.00 ADD TO CART
This class provides beginning students the fundamentals of painting with oil or acrylics. Learn color mixing and color theory while gaining insights on how color creates composition and affects mood. Explore perspective, light and shadow, proportions, and many other painting techniques. The principles and elements of art and design will be introduced through step-by-step instructions and demonstrations. Click here for materials list.
6 Mondays 12:30-3:00 May 13-June 24 (No class May 27) $250.00 ADD TO CART
In this beginner class students will learn to understand watercolor as they explore its spontaneous nature. Discover watercolor painting techniques and how to work with color successfully. The instructor will cover wet and dry techniques, color mixing, layering with glazes, texturing, and masking out. Click here for materials list.
Taught by Betty Ann Medeiros.
6 Mondays 10:00-12:00 May 13-June 24 (No class May 27) $200.00 ADD TO CART