Learn painting techniques from a talented artist working in an open studio environment. Explore composition, painting styles, techniques and color analysis through individual instruction. Develop a personal approach to painting.
The southwest is calling with this ode to the resilient cactus. Paint this prickly plant on canvas using palette knife painting techniques.
Use palette knife painting techniques to create a glorious sunset on canvas. Brilliant warm hues and luxurious blues will make your painting pop as vibrantly as the real thing.
Use palette knife techniques to paint gorgeous tropical flora like orchids, birds of paradise, and hibiscus.
Draw and design a great composition—or several—from start to finish. Discover ways to hone drawing skills, mix paints to create different hues, layer colors, and add finishing touches that will make your paintings spectacular.
Paint amazing artworks both abstract and realistic using a variety of paints and other materials.
How many ways can we use watercolors? Let's find out! Boldly explore the range of what watercolor paint is capable of, and uncover your adventurous art spirit.
Use palette knife techniques to paint yummy summertime sweets like bomb pops, cotton candy, and ice cream.
Use a variety of techniques guaranteed to take the fear out of watercolor painting. Through demos and individual instruction, gain a greater knowledge of the media and continue to grow as a painter. All skill levels are welcome.
Explore composition, painting styles, techniques, and color analysis through individual instruction. All paint media is welcome.
This class is designed for those who are familiar with their media of choice—such as oil, acrylics, pastel, or charcoal—but are new to painting outdoors. Focus on the natural landscape of the Wustum Museum grounds as subject for location painting. Artist Steve Rys will provide tips and tricks for getting the most out of the experience.
Focus on the natural landscape of the grounds at Wustum Museum as subject for location painting. Artist Steve Rys will cover tips and tricks for getting the most out of the experience. All mediums welcome
Experimentation plays a big role in art, and sometimes just following the process works best. There's a bit of chance, a bit of creative thinking, and all kinds of fun in this class! There is only one rule for this workshop: find images hidden in the ink splotches, then let your imagination run wild with the paint.
Explore a variety of tropical leaves and flowers to create an exotic watercolor illustration through easy-to-follow instruction.
Make a beautiful nature-themed print with colorful illustrations of various leaves. You can create these stunning watercolor leaf illustrations in minutes—perfect for a beginner's watercolor project!
Let's explore what's popping up in the woods this spring! Paint a springtime woodland creature on canvas using acrylics.
Blend watercolor with other materials to create bright springtime flower illustrations. Explore the versatility of flowers as subject materials as you replicate them in your incredible works of art.
The colors of spring serve as inspiration as you paint floral designs and textures with acrylic on canvas using thick-application palette knife techniques.
Paint cheery, colorful spring or Easter-themed cards utilizing mixed watercolor techniques. Perfect for an endearing holiday gift or for framing on your wall.
Concentrated classes covering drawing for painting, color mixing, controlling values, and fundamental watercolor painting techniques. Learn to find one's subject and stay motivated in challenging times. Each class will provide gentle critique and/or private feedback, as well as a Q&A session. The instructor will also share links to online resources as well as a class community website to share work. Class will include suggested lessons offline. Return students may work on personal projects. All skill levels welcome.