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Figure Drawing and Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn techniques of mixing color, building the form, elements of anatomy and proportions to create strong figurative paintings. Students will work on both long and short poses, going from limited to full palette. This instructor is known for having inspiring and interesting set-ups.  There may be a model fee included for low number of studen...

$320

9 sessions

Thursday Jan 18th, 9:30am

Painting From Photos

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to use photographs to create beautiful and believable paintings. Students will have the opportunity to paint the subject matter of their choice—from portraits of loved ones to far away landscapes to lively scenes—while receiving instruction in painting techniques and advice on the challenges of working from photos. 

$278

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm

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Basic Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to learn how to paint! Develop strong painting skills from composition, application, volume, brushwork and color. This class will get you painting with confidence in oil or acrylic paint. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily.

$240

8 sessions

Wednesday Jan 24th, 10am

Zodiac Series: Capricorn

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

What’s your sign? Find out in our one of a kind Zodiac Painting Series. This Month’s Zodiac: Capricorn.

$28

Sunday Jan 21st, 5pm

Watercolor Adventures

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This drop-in class focuses on fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolor as a primary medium, but other water media like acrylic, gouache or watercolor pencils are more than welcome too. Bring in your own photos or still life objects and work alongside others in a mutually supportive environment. You will receive individual and group critiques...

$30

District Snowflakes

at ArtJamz - Arlington
2105 Crystal Plaza Arcade, Washington, District of Columbia 22202

Stay warm in our studio, while we take through the steps of the DC skyline covered in snow.

$28

Saturday Jan 27th, 6pm

Painting from Photos and Sketches

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to paint using photo references and/or sketches. Work on your own projects or follow instructor's exercises. Step-by-step demonstrations and lots of personalized instruction is provided. Use the medium of your choice, including oils, acrylic, pastel, etc. (demos will be in oils). All levels welcome and a basic previous experience is recommended....

$298

9 sessions

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 9:30am

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Learning to Work with Opaque Watercolor

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Opaque Watercolor (gouache) is a wonderful medium. If you like working in watercolor or oil, you will like this medium because it is a blend of both and it is so easy to transport. Gouache was a favorite medium of Degas & Picasso.

$305

10 sessions

Thursday Jan 18th, 1pm

Introduction to Watercolor and Gouache

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Watercolor and gouache are two of the most versatile and user-friendly mediums for a painter. No toxic mediums are necessary, transport is easy, and clean up is quick. Learn to paint with a direct approach and take advantage of the unique qualities that each paint offers. Our plans will include interpreting still life, the figure, working on location...

$295

10 sessions

Friday Jan 19th, 4pm

Acrylic Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to explore expressive painting in acrylics. Learn how paint instinctively with acrylics and explore all the nuances of this wonderful medium to your advantage. Work on visual sensitivity, cultivating technical skills and developing personal view points. This class may be repeated as assignments are designed to meet the needs of all...

$295

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 7pm

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Pastel Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Discover the beauty of pastel painting! In this class you can work on your own projects or follow the instructor's exercises, including still life, figure and landscape. Step-by-step demonstrations and lots of personalized instruction is provided. This class includes optional group critiques. All levels welcome. Two figure sessions are optional...

$298

9 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm

Watercolor Painting (Beginner and Intermediate)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Designed for beginning and continuing students with emphasis on still life and landscape using watercolors.  An introduction to color theory, composition, techniques and materials.

$260

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 9:30am

Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Designed for beginning and continuing students with emphasis on still life and landscape using watercolors.  An introduction to color theory, composition, techniques and materials.

$260

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 9:30am

Pet Portraits in Oil

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Paint your pet. Working in oil from reference photos, learn to capture the expression and personality of your four-legged friends. This class will cover the basics of oil painting, focusing on textures such as fur and feathers. We will look at historical examples and there will be in-class demonstrations and individual instruction.

$260

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 4pm

Portrait and Figure Drawing & Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to draw and paint like the masters! We'll work from live models to focus on how to draw accurately, build 3-dimensional space with light and shadow, and develop a sophisticated understanding of color. For beginning to professional students. Model fee not included.  For students under the age of 18, you and your parent/guardian must obtain...

$318

10 sessions

Saturday Jan 20th, 10am

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