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Western Bluebird and Hollyhocks
August 24 - September 20, 2020
Going back to birds and landscape which I love! ‚ÄčA 4 week project in water mixable oils on 11 x 14 panel. Monday night or Friday morning sessions. Please email for details.
Portrait Painting - "Easter Morning"
July 10 - August 10, 2020
A 3 week project painting a young girl in lace dress with flowers in her hair, 11 x 14 water mixable oils on panel. Please email for details.
Portrait Drawing
March 16 - April 10, 2020
Over 4 weeks, we will do many small studies of frontal, foreshortened and profile perspectives from photos, both in pencil and charcoal. We will also break down the eyes, nose and mouth features in separate small studies. Not from live models. Classes either Monday nights or Friday mornings. Please email for details.
Horse Portrait - Arabian
February 17 - March 6, 2020
We will finish our series on painting animals with a separate project painting a 12 x 16 more realistic portrait of an Arabian horse head. Water mixable oils on panel. 3 weeks either Monday nights or Friday mornings. Email for details please!
Painting Fur - Animal Portraits
January 13 - February 7, 2020
We will paint a wolf, a a puppy and a goat over a 4 week period learning the process of layering and building different types of fur. Monday night and Friday morning sessions. Email for details.
Figurative Work: Degas and his Dancers
April 8 - May 3, 2019
This will be a 4 week session involving several chalk drawings on toned paper and 2 small study copies of Degas' ballet dancers. Monday nights or Friday mornings.
March 11 - 29, 2019
This image is an idea of what we will do, not the actual painting. 5 roosters pecking around in a field with a sunny backdrop. Monday nights or Friday mornings, 3 week session
Church in the Wilderness
February 4 - 22, 2019
Once a year we do a study copy of a master painting, sometimes it is the old Masters, this one the contemporary Master Thomas Kincaide. We learn how to simply, paint back to front, and mix lots of colors!
Grapes and Plums
January 7 - 25, 2019
We will paint 2 small still life to practice the effect of light and shadow on plums, grapes, crocks and fabric. Monday nights or Friday mornings for 3 week session