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Abstraction with Mixed Media – Unwin (UNW011023)

Jan 10, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 07, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Let’s leave reality and experiment with acrylic paints and texture. Learn about gels, pouring medium, tissue paper, acrylic skins and other materials to make your paintings unique under the instruction of Jennifer Unwin. Demos & group critiques will give you the confidence to create fearlessly and enjoy the creative process. Level: All with experience Supply…

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Mandalas – Otis (OTS040423)

Apr 04, 2023 1:00PM—May 02, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn how to create the beautiful symmetry of Mandalas. These geometric designs have a very calming effect as you work on them. This class begins with a simple symmetrical design using monochromatic colors. You will learn how to build upon your design through the use of color and dot size. Demonstrations will be given to…

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Mandalas – Otis (OTS022123)

Feb 21, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 21, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn how to create the beautiful symmetry of Mandalas. These geometric designs have a very calming effect as you work on them. This class begins with a simple symmetrical design using monochromatic colors. You will learn how to build upon your design through the use of color and dot size. Demonstrations will be given to…

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Mandalas – Otis (OTS011023)

Jan 10, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 07, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn how to create the beautiful symmetry of Mandalas. These geometric designs have a very calming effect as you work on them. This class begins with a simple symmetrical design using monochromatic colors. You will learn how to build upon your design through the use of color and dot size. Demonstrations will be given to…

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Advanced Painting & Portraits from Photos – Kirk (KIR111022-2)

Nov 10, 2022 1:00PM—Dec 15, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Each class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, begins with a brief review of a specific topic (color, value, composition, materials, etc.); from there, students work in class independently and instruction varies with each student. Students must have a background in painting. If you seek to improve your skills, experiment with new techniques or build…

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Advanced Painting & Portraits from Photos – Kirk (KIR011223-2)

Jan 12, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 09, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Each class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, begins with a brief review of a specific topic (color, value, composition, materials, etc.); from there, students work in class independently and instruction varies with each student. Students must have a background in painting. If you seek to improve your skills, experiment with new techniques or build…

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Advanced Painting & Portraits from Photos – Kirk (KIR022323-2)

Feb 23, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 23, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Each class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, begins with a brief review of a specific topic (color, value, composition, materials, etc.); from there, students work in class independently and instruction varies with each student. Students must have a background in painting. If you seek to improve your skills, experiment with new techniques or build…

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Driven to Abstraction – Zorn (ZOR100122)

Oct 01, 2022 9:00AM—Oct 29, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Study and discuss works by Modernist and Contemporary artists to inform your own painting practice. The first half an hour of each class reviews works of two or three abstract artists and examines how these artists/masterpieces employ line, shape, form, color and composition. Learn why certain pieces are successful. Techniques are discussed and demonstrated by…

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Driven to Abstraction – Zorn (ZOR011423)

Jan 14, 2023 9:00AM—Feb 11, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Study and discuss works by Modernist and Contemporary artists to inform your own painting practice. The first half an hour of each class reviews works of two or three abstract artists and examines how these artists/masterpieces employ line, shape, form, color and composition. Learn why certain pieces are successful. Techniques are discussed and demonstrated by…

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Driven to Abstraction – Zorn (ZOR022523)

Feb 25, 2023 9:00AM—Mar 25, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Study and discuss works by Modernist and Contemporary artists to inform your own painting practice. The first half an hour of each class reviews works of two or three abstract artists and examines how these artists/masterpieces employ line, shape, form, color and composition. Learn why certain pieces are successful. Techniques are discussed and demonstrated by…

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Driven to Abstraction – Zorn (ZOR040823)

Apr 08, 2023 9:00AM—May 06, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Study and discuss works by Modernist and Contemporary artists to inform your own painting practice. The first half an hour of each class reviews works of two or three abstract artists and examines how these artists/masterpieces employ line, shape, form, color and composition. Learn why certain pieces are successful. Techniques are discussed and demonstrated by…

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Beginning Landscapes: Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL110722)

Nov 07, 2022 9:00AM—Dec 12, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use under the instruction of Toni Wilson.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes. Supply List 5 Mondays, 11/07/22 – 12/12/22…

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Beginning Landscapes: Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL010923)

Jan 09, 2023 9:00AM—Feb 06, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use under the instruction of Toni Wilson.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes. Supply List 5 Mondays, 01/09/23 – 02/06/23

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Beginning Landscapes: Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL022023)

Feb 20, 2023 9:00AM—Mar 20, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use under the instruction of Toni Wilson.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes. Supply List 5 Mondays, 02/20/23 – 03/20/23

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Beginning Landscapes: Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL092622)

Sep 26, 2022 9:00AM—Oct 24, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use under the instruction of Toni Wilson.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes. Supply List 5 Mondays, 09/26/22 – 10/24/22

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Beginning Landscapes: Acrylic & Oil – Wilson (WIL040323)

Apr 03, 2023 9:00AM—May 01, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Learn the basics of acrylics & oils and techniques of the brushes and tools you will use under the instruction of Toni Wilson.  Build your skills and confidence in color mixing, blending and shading. You will also learn the elements of composition to help you create successful landscapes. Supply List 5 Mondays, 04/03/23 – 05/01/23

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE011223-1)

Jan 12, 2023 9:00AM—Feb 09, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE022323-1)

Feb 23, 2023 9:00AM—Mar 23, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE040623-1)

Apr 06, 2023 9:00AM—May 04, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE092922-2)

Sep 29, 2022 1:00PM—Oct 27, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE111022-2)

Nov 10, 2022 1:00PM—Dec 15, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE011223-2)

Jan 12, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 09, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE022323-2)

Feb 23, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 23, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Artist’s Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor – Kreutz (KRE040623-2)

Apr 06, 2023 1:00PM—May 04, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Level: All w/ Experience You pick the subject and the medium – oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor – and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out the best of your natural abilities. Supply…

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Advanced Painting & Portraits from Photos – Kirk (KIR100622-2)

Oct 06, 2022 1:00PM—Nov 03, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Each class begins with a brief review of a specific topic (color, value, composition, materials, etc.); from there, students work in class independently, and instruction under Richard Kirk varies with each student. Students must have a background in painting. If you seek to improve your skills, experiment with new techniques or build a cohesive body…

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Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic Fundamentals – Kirk (KIR100622-1)

Oct 06, 2022 9:00AM—Nov 03, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

This class provides students with basic information about drawing, painting materials, painting techniques and product safety. Richard Kirk’s class follows his book, Painting Fundamentals, which is a step-by-step guide designed to help you build confidence through study and practice. Richard’s book is available for purchase at the first class. Students may start with either “Beginning”…

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR040723)

Apr 07, 2023 1:00PM—May 05, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method. Supply List 5 Fridays, 04/07/23 – 05/05/23

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Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic Color – Kirk (KIR111022-1)

Nov 10, 2022 9:00AM—Dec 15, 2022 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Color is a challenge for every new painter and many advanced painters. This class follows Richard Kirk’s book, Color for Painters, which is a step-by-step guide designed to give students color basics through study and practice. Richard’s book is available for purchase at the first class. Students may start with either “Beginning” class. This class…

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Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic Fundamentals – Kirk (KIR011223-1)

Jan 12, 2023 9:00AM—Feb 09, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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This class provides students with basic information about drawing, painting materials, painting techniques and product safety. Richard Kirk’s class follows his book, Painting Fundamentals, which is a step-by-step guide designed to help you build confidence through study and practice. Richard’s book is available for purchase at the first class. Students may start with either “Beginning”…

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Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic Color – Kirk (KIR022323-1)

Feb 23, 2023 9:00AM—Mar 23, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Color is a challenge for every new painter and many advanced painters. This class follows Richard Kirk’s book, Color for Painters, which is a step-by-step guide designed to give students color basics through study and practice. Richard’s book is available for purchase at the first class. Students may start with either “Beginning” class. This class…

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Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic Fundamentals – Kirk (KIR040623-1)

Apr 06, 2023 9:00AM—May 04, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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This class provides students with basic information about drawing, painting materials, painting techniques and product safety. Richard Kirk’s class follows his book, Painting Fundamentals, which is a step-by-step guide designed to help you build confidence through study and practice. Richard’s book is available for purchase at the first class. Students may start with either “Beginning”…

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR093022)

Sep 30, 2022 1:00PM—Oct 28, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method. Supply List 5 Fridays, 09/30/22 – 10/28/22

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR111122)

Nov 11, 2022 1:00PM—Dec 16, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method. Supply List 5 Fridays, 11/11/22 – 12/16/22 (No Class 11/25/22)

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR011323)

Jan 13, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 10, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method. Supply List 5 Fridays, 01/13/23 – 02/10/23

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Mastering Monet – Kirk (KIR022423)

Feb 24, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 24, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Claude Monet developed a style of painting in the 1890s that was extremely popular. This class, under the instruction of Richard Kirk, will analyze the method of paint application that Monet utilized through this period and create several paintings using his working method. Supply List 5 Fridays, 02/24/23 – 03/24/23

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Intro to Acrylics – Julian (JUL011023)

Jan 10, 2023 9:00AM—Feb 07, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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This is a follow along class giving you the basics of acrylic painting. Dee Julian leads you through exercises in mixing colors, blending, drawing and shading. Class includes information on materials/supplies used in acrylic painting. Level: All Supply List 5 Tuesdays, 01/10/23 – 02/07/23

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Intro to Acrylics – Julian (JUL022123)

Feb 21, 2023 9:00AM—Mar 21, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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This is a follow along class giving you the basics of acrylic painting. Dee Julian leads you through exercises in mixing colors, blending, drawing and shading. Class includes information on materials/supplies used in acrylic painting. Level: All Supply List 5 Tuesdays, 02/21/23 – 03/21/23

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Intro to Acrylics – Julian (JUL040423)

Apr 04, 2023 9:00AM—May 02, 2023 12:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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This is a follow along class giving you the basics of acrylic painting. Dee Julian leads you through exercises in mixing colors, blending, drawing and shading. Class includes information on materials/supplies used in acrylic painting. Level: All Supply List 5 Tuesdays, 04/04/23 – 05/02/23

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Experience Abstract Painting – Blake (BLA010923)

Jan 09, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 06, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Use the elements of design, color and composition to guide your process of painting an abstract.  Each class, under the instruction of Shirley Blake, shows an exercise to help you determine your process. Take your work to a higher level by venturing into abstraction. References are available from the instructor as well as demos and…

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Experience Abstract Painting – Blake (BLA022023)

Feb 20, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 20, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Use the elements of design, color and composition to guide your process of painting an abstract. Each class, under the instruction of Shirley Blake, shows an exercise to help you determine your process. Take your work to a higher level by venturing into abstraction. References are available from the instructor as well as demos and…

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Experience Abstract Painting – Blake (BLA040323)

Apr 03, 2023 1:00PM—May 01, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Use the elements of design, color and composition to guide your process of painting an abstract. Each class, under the instruction of Shirley Blake, shows an exercise to help you determine your process. Take your work to a higher level by venturing into abstraction. References are available from the instructor as well as demos and…

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Experience Abstract Painting – Blake (BLA110722)

Nov 07, 2022 1:00PM—Dec 12, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Use the elements of design, color and composition to guide your process of painting an abstract.  Each class, under the instruction of Shirley Blake, shows an exercise to help you determine your process. Take your work to a higher level by venturing into abstraction. References are available from the instructor as well as demos and…

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Learn Abstract Painting with Acrylics – Apperlo (APP011123)

Jan 11, 2023 1:00PM—Feb 01, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

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Have you ever had an interest in abstract painting? Would you like to paint with more freedom or feeling? This inspiring class with instructor Mila Apperlo concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision, find inspiration in both nature and light and learn new techniques using acrylic paints.…

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Learn Abstract Painting with Acrylics – Apperlo (APP022223)

Feb 22, 2023 1:00PM—Mar 15, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

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Have you ever had an interest in abstract painting? Would you like to paint with more freedom or feeling? This inspiring class with instructor Mila Apperlo concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision, find inspiration in both nature and light and learn new techniques using acrylic paints.…

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Learn Abstract Painting with Acrylics – Apperlo (APP040523)

Apr 05, 2023 1:00PM—Apr 26, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Rd

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Have you ever had an interest in abstract painting? Would you like to paint with more freedom or feeling? This inspiring class with instructor Mila Apperlo concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision, find inspiration in both nature and light and learn new techniques using acrylic paints.…

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Advanced Painting & Portraits from Photos – Kirk (KIR040623-2)

Apr 06, 2023 1:00PM—May 04, 2023 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

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Each class begins with a brief review of a specific topic (color, value, composition, materials, etc.); from there, students work in class independently, and instruction under Richard Kirk varies with each student. Students must have a background in painting. If you seek to improve your skills, experiment with new techniques or build a cohesive body…

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Painting: Mentoring Class—Richard Kirk

Aug 25, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

KIR082522Instructor: Richard KirkMedium: AllLevel: All Richard Kirk will mentor students one-on-one. No supply list for this class.

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Painting: Artist’s Choice—Bill Kreutz

Aug 18, 2022 1:00PM—Sep 15, 2022 4:00PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

KRE081822 Instructor: Bill Kreutz Medium: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor Level: All with experience You pick the subject and the medium—oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor—and work from your personal references to explore composition, color, perspective, lighting, brush strokes and more. Artist’s Choice with Master Artist Bill Kreutz is a social, lighthearted class involving mentoring to bring out…

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Past | Archive

It’s Abstract

Dec 06, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Audrey (Documentary)

Dec 05, 2022 7:00PM

Center for Performing Arts, Moe Auditorium & Film Center - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Charcoal Techniques (Ages 8+) Saturday, 11:30am-1:30pm

Dec 03, 2022 11:30AM—1:30PM

Center for Performing Arts - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

December Free Family Workshop

Dec 03, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

Visual Art Center - 26100 Old 41 Road

Open Mic Bonita!

Dec 01, 2022 7:00PM

Center for Performing Arts, Moe Auditorium & Film Center - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Glazing—Raku & You

Nov 28, 2022 5:30PM—8:30PM

Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road