Plein Air Painting – Capture the Light

Six-Week Class

Thursday, May 27 – July 1, 2021

Cost: $130 per session

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Class Sessions
6 Weeks

Dates of Class:  Thursday
May 27 – July 1, 2021

Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Instructor: Barbara Harris

Location:  Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA for the first meeting, then various locations

Ages:  Adults

Supplies: If this is your first time Plein  Air painting, it is recommended that you bring the supplies you have to get started.  You may not want to purchase additional supplies until after the first class, as the instructor will go over which materials you may need.

Suggested Supplies:  Paints, Oils or Acrylics:  Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Titanium White.

Brushes:  Flats or Filburt in #4, #6, and #8.

Canvas Boards:  Suggested sizes 1 -2 per class.  8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 12×16.

Palette- Paper pad or wood   Brush cleaner for oil paints; container for water for acrylic.  Paper towels.

Portable Easel

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: En plein air, or plein air painting, is the act of painting outdoors. This method contrasts with studio painting or academic rules that might create a predetermined look. Definition: denoting or in the manner of a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air, that became a central feature of French impressionism.

Plein Air Painting – Capture the Light

JOY OF PAINTING

Six-Week Class

Thursdays 2pm – 4:30pm

Thursdays 6pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $90 per session

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Class Sessions

March 4 – April 8, 2021

April 15 – May 20, 2021

Instructor: Beth Blanchard

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint but were afraid to get in a class only to find out the teacher expected you to already have the skills and talent? Joy of Painting is a safe place to try out oil painting without the pressure or high expectations. Instructor, Beth Blanchard, gives individual instruction and help based on where you are and what you want to accomplish. Learn how to use the oil medium, mix colors, create depth and light in your work, identify interesting compositions, and implement exciting brushwork. Experienced painters, come, bring your paints and supplies, and enjoy the fellowship of other mature artists in the class who have been painting for years and ask for help only as needed. Beginner painters, come with a photo for reference, a canvas or art panel, and a set of brushes. The instructor will give her recommendations for paints and mediums at the first class. Drawing skills are not required. Come, relax, and enjoy the art of oil painting.

JOY OF PAINTING