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Painting

04
Aug
2021

Realism vs Abstraction in Landscape Using Oil, Various Mediums & Mixed Media Studio Workshop

August 4, 2021 10:00 am - August 6, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Chris Groves
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

TBS Classes2021 RealismVAbstraction Groves 1800x400

This workshop will cover two main topics: Pushing one’s landscape artwork with a variety of mediums and tools as a way of loosening up, as well as heavy discussion on changing design and composition to push outside the obvious.

11
Aug
2021

Keys to Dynamic & Colorful Oil Paintings

August 11, 2021 10:00 am - August 13, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): John Guernsey
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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Painting is about understanding what we see, and having the necessary skills to interpret that scene on canvas. It’s also about seeking out that unique style, or interpretive ’voice’, that we all have. In this workshop we’ll cover concepts, insights, and skills in many areas (like color mixing, light and shadow theory, and expressive brushwork, value training, and edges, etc.)

18
Aug
2021

Painting Flowers in Oil

August 18, 2021 10:00 am - August 20, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Pat Fiorello
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

TBS Classes2021 PaintingFlowersInOil Fiorello 1800x700Learn to paint flowers in oil directly with a loose and fresh approach in this 3 day workshop. Pat will share a simple approach to painting flowers using a base of transparent paints followed by opaque paints.

25
Aug
2021

Encaustics for the Bold and Restless

August 25, 2021 10:00 am - August 28, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Sue Fazio
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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Beeswax and resin and pigment heated to 180 degrees and then painted on a board...fuse with a blow torch and the magic begins! Encaustics will let your creative soul come ALIVE whether you’ve had any painting experience before. This class is appropriate for total beginners as well as advanced painters.

01
Sep
2021

Portrait Painting with Oils

September 1, 2021 9:00 am - September 3, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kristen Eisenbraun
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Each student will create a life-like portrait using oil paint. They will learn: color mixing, paint application, the structure and planes of a human face and how to capture a likeness. Several photo references will be provided from which students can choose to work.

08
Sep
2021

The Art of Abstract

September 8, 2021 10:00 am - September 10, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Les Newman
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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This three-day workshop is designed for the new and or experienced Abstract Artist working with acrylic painting materials. Open to those who are familiar with acrylics and have a basic understanding of color or want to experiment with new ways of using these or those who are stuck in a slump.

15
Sep
2021

Still Life Painting in Oils

September 15, 2021 9:00 am - September 17, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Marc Chatov
$500 (Members); $550 (Non-Members)

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This workshop will be centered on utilizing objects of personal interest to develop compositions and design.

22
Sep
2021

From Realism to Abstraction

September 22, 2021 10:00 am - September 24, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Karen Weihs
$450 (Members); $500 (Non-Members)

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Simplification is the main focus of this class. An overview of techniques to use in your realistic or abstraction work with oil painting is our goal.

30
Sep
2021

The Art of Expressive Landscapes with Acrylic Paints

September 30, 2021 10:00 am - October 1, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): David Skinner
$400 (Members); $450 (Non-Members)

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This two-day painting work shop will cover the fundamentals of how to create a dynamic landscape painting using acrylic paints. The primary focus of the workshop will be to explore the medium of acrylic paints and to learn how versatile they are when it comes to painting landscapes.

06
Oct
2021

Keep It Simple; Keep It Loose

October 6, 2021 9:00 am - October 8, 2021 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Nancy Franke
$600 (Members); $650 (Non-Members)

TBS Classes2021 EaseAndFlow Franke 1800x700

In this workshop, we will paint from life set ups and even a model one morning, doing quick studies and catching the essence of the subject matter, without being too literal.

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