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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

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

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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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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

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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

Paint and Sip

at Monet Gogh Sip - Alexandria
1101 Queen St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Monet Gogh Sip & Spa is a relaxed, fun environment with expert guidance from our talented, local artists. Awaken your artistic ability by creating, painting, and engaging with others while you sip the night away.  With paint sessions lasting from 2-3 hours and an array of themed events to choose from, there’s sure to be something to get...

$24

Saturday Feb 3rd, 2:30pm

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Figure Painting

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

Students of all levels will learn to draw and paint the figure expressively through observation. Train your eye to see angles, shapes, and color. Explore working from general forms to specific details, with a focus on proportion and patterns of light and shadow. Short and long poses will provide opportunities for dynamic studies as well as more developed...

$279

8 sessions

Tuesday Jan 30th, 7pm

DC Series: DC Starry Night

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

Love Van Gogh's Starry Night? This class will teach how to turn the DC skyline into an expressionist masterpiece.

$28

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 7pm

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

Paint & Sip Classics: Wine Down

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

Wine down in this fun and romantic painting class.

$28

Tuesday Feb 6th, 7pm

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

Wednesday Jan 24th, 7pm

Palette Knife Oil Painting

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

With just a palette knife and ten colors, Diane teaches a wet on wet painting technique which is fun and uniquely different. You will learn color theory, composition, perspective and how to enhance your drawing and painting skills. Work on the subject matter of your own choice and at your own pace.  All skill levels are welcome and no experience...

$25

Oil Painting: Landscape

at Stone Branch School of Art - Rockville
1331-M Rockville Pike, Washington, District of Columbia 20852

Much can be learned through analyzing and recreating the works of the world's greatest master painters. In this series of courses, students learn about the influences, color palette and painting styles of such influential movements as the Hudson River School and traditional 19th Century Fine Artist. Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction with a...

$288

6 sessions

Saturday Jan 27th, 12:30pm

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Fundamentals of Painting (Beginner to Intermediate)

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

The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for oil and acrylic painters by providing students with a working understanding of composition, paint application, and color theory. Students will gain knowledge from working from the figure, still life and landscape.  $10 model fee paid in class.

$295

9 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 9:30am