Beginning Drawing Series

Weds. 1-3pm

July 8, 15, 22, 29

Learn how to draw from direct observation in four simple classes. Start with learning to see and capture 5 values from dark to light, and drawing symmetrical objects like glasses and bottles. Move to perspective drawing and sighting, and end with proportion of the human head in profile and full face for portraiture. All you need is pencil and paper! Join in at home on your phone, tablet, or computer.

Recordings Only $40

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Beginning Oil

October 2, 9, 16, 23 10am-12pm  $100

Learn the basics of oil painting including color mixing, using solvents, seeing and capturing values, brushwork and make several small paintings from objects in your home or provided photos. 

Pastel from Photos

Weds. 6-8pm.       $75 live

Sept. 16, 23, 30.  $30 for recordings only

We will be using the same photo reference to learn how create special effects like mist, haze, sunlight and sunbursts, rain, and other interesting light effect. We will interpret photos to create a sense of mood. And improve upon photos to add more interest, change time of day, and bring in more characters like wildlife or figures. Make a complete pastel painting with me, step-by-step. 

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Abstracting the Landscape

Weds. 6-8pm Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28  $100 live $50 recordings of all 4 classes

Learn to simplify the landscape into abstract shapes and block in, then refine the painting with small details. Learn the basics of composition and how to paint faster, more accurately and create more dynamic paintings. 


Figures in Pastel

Weds. 6-8pm Nov. 4, 11, 18 



$75 live, $30 recordings

Learn to paint expressive figures in pastel and add them into a landscape. Work from reference photos, and learn to sight proportion. 


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