Mediums: Pastel, Acrylic or Oil Level: Beginning to Intermediate Dates: February 27-April 9.2024 Days: Tuesdays Time: 1-4 p.m. Duration: 6-weeks Cost: $240 (plus sale tax in Iowa) No class week of March 11, 2024 Sign up here!
Location: Mainframe Studios, Studio 227 900 Keosauqua Way Des Moines, IA 50309
Instructor: Pamela S. Douglas 515.240.3830 email@example.com
Description: If you are wanting to try painting in a new medium or are wanting to brush the rust off your current skill set, these classes are for you.
Participants will build their understanding of how to use the tools available for the medium of their choice.
This course will give you the skills, understanding and confidence to enable you to paint from observation.
Beginning: This class size is limited and structured so that you can work at your own pace. Participants will be given weekly skill-building exercises that will introduce the them to the "language" of painting. Participants will learn about how the principles and elements of art art achieved through painting. While painting from observation, participants will be introduced to classical and contemporary approaches while investigating how various painting materials and surfaces work together.
Intermediate: For those who have already taken painting classes but are still wanting to improve their understanding of the tools available or want to practice this class is for you. The class is structured with a limited number of students and the flexibility to allow you to work at your own pace. Students will be challenged to strengthen their painting skills and increase their understanding of how to use the tools and methods available.
Beginning: Materials list will be provided at first class.
Intermediate: Bring any tools you have or are currently using. If necessary, suggestions will be made for any drawing tools you need as we progress through assignments.