This six-week course is an open studio for intermediate to advanced students interested in independent work while enjoying the company of fellow artists. Students have shared various techniques and practices in past studios, creating a rich environment for learning. This course will focus on individual coaching to help students explore composition, see values, understand light and shadows, and develop new painting techniques.
Gain confidence with basic elements of acrylic painting, including composition, color, value, and more. All skill levels are welcome!
This class is foundations-based, dealing with the basic principles of painting. Students will complete exercises that explore composition, value, color, line, and texture while working from direct observation. The overarching goal is to equip the student with a basic knowledge of painting and demystify the process—instilling confidence to tackle independent projects.
Join Urban Sketcher Patti Fallon as she takes you outdoors around the Wustum Gardens. Focus on the natural autumn landscape of the grounds as the subject for onsite location sketching. Patti will instruct you on creating quick sketches using drawing supplies that you are most comfortable with—all media is welcome.
Paint your zodiac sign with acrylic paint to create a piece inspired by the RAM exhibition, David R. Haper: Zodiac.
Paint an acrylic, fall-inspired wreath on canvas using all the warm and vivid colors of the season.
Join Urban Sketcher Patti Fallon for an in-depth look at the Wustum galleries. Sketch what you see, whether that is the people, art, or building. Patti will instruct you on creating quick sketches using drawing supplies that you are most comfortable with—all media is welcome.
Paint a quilt pattern on the side of a barn using palette knife painting techniques on canvas.
Learn basic dye application techniques, including resist, salt application, and tie-dye. Create two or three wearable art pieces using this centuries-old painting form, including a circle scarf. Great for gifts!