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Painting in Oil from Antiquity to Modernism

$240

with Daniel Graham Loxton

Calendar Current session started Jan 29, 2024 at 1:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn traditional oil painting basics derived from Renaissance techniques, culminating in a still-life painting based on the work of Giorgio Morandi. In this 5 week course, students will learn to use a limited palette of oil paints to create a naturalistic "living color wheel" for use in their project. Preparing a canvas from scratch, various oil mediums and their applications, along with some drawing techniques will also be part of the course.

This class is for adults and mature teens of all skill levels, and all materials are included. 

No class February 19

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Watercolor and Beyond

$205

with Linda Barboni

Calendar Current session started Feb 16, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Open to new and experienced students, this class will explore the world of blending pigment with water. Students will learn traditional techniques and be encouraged to take risks using different techniques and materials. Enjoy the freedom that watercolor provides!

This class is open to students of all skill levels. New students will receive an email about what supplies they will need to bring. The class runs for 4 weeks and does not include materials.

There is no class on March 8 and March 15.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Full Course

Still Life Painting

$175

with Danielle Lafayette

Calendar Current session started Feb 21, 2024 at 1:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students will explore using various art materials and techniques in this fun and creative class.  Interesting still lives will be created, and students will learn the fundamentals of how to construct a still painting from start to finish. 

This class is for adults and mature teens of all skill levels, and all materials are included.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Drawing and Painting for Teens

$160

with Danielle Lafayette

Calendar Current session started Feb 24, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

In this class, teens aged 13-19 will explore line, value, color, and composition.  Drawing from life will be emphasized.

Materials used in class will include; Pencil, Charcoal, Pen, and Acrylic Paint. This class is for teens of all skill levels, and all materials are included. 

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Contemporary Mixed Media Painting

$240

with Daniel Graham Loxton

Calendar Current session started Feb 24, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Students will create a wholly personal, contemporary work of art using paint, collage, assemblage, stenciling, direct transfers, Renaissance techniques, and more. Following Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Albert Oehlen, Michael Krebber, and Sarah Rapson as guides, students will engage with paint and objects in an expansive way, exploring 3-dimensions, rhizomatic structures, and text-based collage. Contemporary questions in post-modern painting will be addressed.

This class is for adults and mature teens of all skill levels, and all materials are included. 

This class is scheduled to be in our print studio, which is only accessible by stairs.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Watercolors Turbo

$265

with Greta Corens

Calendar Current session started Feb 25, 2024 at 2 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In the Watercolors Turbo class, students work on varied Drawing and Watercolor Techniques, from wet-in-wet to dry-brush, from loose watercolor sketches to detailed studies, boosting technical skills and brush techniques, while they progress into painting realistic landscapes and seascapes. This class of 5 weekly sessions is ongoing, exposing new aspects of painting as students progress, and is open to students who have already taken The Building Blocks of Watercolors or are intermediate-level watercolor painters.

New students will receive an email about what supplies they will need to bring; the class does not include materials. This class is for adults and mature teens of all skill levels.

This class is scheduled to be in our print studio, which is only accessible by stairs. 

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Monthly Print Studio Pass

$150
Calendar Current session started Mar 1, 2024

Take advantage of our fully equipped printmaking studio and work on our own projects on your own time! This pass gives you unlimited access to our print studio during open studio hours for one month.This is not a class and is for experienced printmakers only. Artists are responsible for their own ink and paper. Open Studio hours will be sent to all registrants.

We require anyone new to our print studio to set up a time to meet with a member of our staff so we can show you the studio and answer any questions in person. Please contact info@garrisonartcenter.org to make an appointment.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Sculpture

$410

with James Murray

Calendar Current session started Mar 2, 2024 at 11 am, runs for 4 weeks

Explore almost any material you can bring in (excluding welding) with James Murray.

Work inside (and outside) the studio of sculptor, and master woodworker, James Murray. Learn to use tools (safely) in Jim’s well-tooled workspace, including an introduction to basic woodworking. Blend various materials including wood, stone, and metal into sculpture. Bring those found objects to class and create a new work of art or bring that project that you might be wrestling with and finally bring it to completion.

Introduction to steam wood bending applied to sculpture and furniture.

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify. We also have a separate application for Financial assistance for Senior Citizens.

 





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