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Greenwich Art Society, Greenwich CT
STUDIO CLASSES
2016 Painting Class

SPRING TERM    2017

 

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MONDAYS:
INTERMEDIATE PAINTING II with Karen Spring

Individual and group instruction for Intermediate and Advanced. Oil techniques aimed at developing an advanced conceptual vision and solid technical knowledge.

April 3- June 19
KS17P1M
10 Mondays 
10:00 am -12:30 pm
$335 members
Except May 1 & 29
$360 non-members
 
THE ART OF NATURE: Beginner and Intermediate with Lauretta Jones

Explore the beauty of nature – plants, shells, insects, landscapes, etc. – with graphite, colored pencil, watercolor or other dry or water-based mediums. Gain the skills you need to tackle any subject and the inspiration to develop your own style and vision. Classes feature demonstrations to demystify essentials such as proportion, light on form, color, composition, brush and pencil technique. Exercises will be recommended to deepen core skills. Students work on individual projects based on personal interests and supported by personal guidance from instructor.

April 3- June 19
LJ17P1A
10 Mondays 
1:00-4:00pm
$380 members
Except May 1 & 29
$405 non-members
 
TRANSITIONING from DRAWING INTO PAINTING (all levels–young adult through adult) with Kathie Milligan

In this course all the drawing skills needed to transfer what is observed in the three dimensional world onto a sheet of two dimensional paper will be taught. Skills included are Composition, Measurement (Sighting), Positive and Negative Space and Value. The study of Value will cover Painting in Black and White followed by Painting in the Gray Scale. Finally Color will be discussed, namely the qualities of Warm and Cool Colors plus Mixing and Painting with the Three Primaries. Students may work at their individual levels. The subject matter will be still life set-ups. Materials used will be Pencil, Charcoal and Tempera (Poster Paint). Please bring a 9 x 12 sketch pad and HB, 2B and 4B pencils, plus an eraser to class.

April 10- June 19
KM17P1E
9 Mondays 
6:00-8:30pm
$305 members
Except May 1 & 29
$330 non-members
 
TUESDAYS:
PAINTING ESSENTIALS and LEARNING TO SEE — BARE BONES BASICS OF PAINTING with Sam Morrow

For students who are true beginners and those who consider themselves experienced beginners. Incorporating fundamental painting ideas while painting from life, our goal in this class is to explore the technical qualities of both oil and water-based oil paints; learning to construct value scales; color mixing and basic color theory. Learning to develop individual visual perception through painting from still-life is a key component while applying prerequisite technical skills – the use of paint and respective mediums, the use of different brushes and other tools and basic ideas on how to begin a painting.

April 4- June 20

SM17P2M
11 Tuesdays
9:30am -12:30pm
$420 members
Except May 2
$445 non-members
THE ART OF NATURE: Intermediate and Advanced with Lauretta Jones

Inspired by nature? Continue to develop your style and vision in watercolor, colored pencil or other dry or water- based mediums or mixed mediums. Individual guidance based on personal goals and learning styles in a supportive group environment makes every class unique. Students work on individual projects supported by demonstrations that address both the basics and more advanced challenges such as developing a coherent body of work and combining live subjects with reference photographs. Emphasis is placed on seeing as artists, putting words to intuition and answering the familiar question, “What do I do next?”

April 4- June 20
LJ17P2A1
11 Tuesdays 
1:00-4:00 pm
$420 members
 
Except May 2
     
$445 non-members
 
COLLAGE AND ASSEMBLAGE USING MIXED MEDIA with CAROL NIPOMNICH DIXON

Put together realistic or non-objective 2- or 3-dimensional collages or assemblages (including box art) using papers, fabrics, photographs, and found objects. Emphasize color, texture, and composition as you juxtapose and transform materials into new visual statements that may range from autobiographical expressions to inter- pretations of our society and imaginary visions. Experiment with the addition of paint and other media to enhance your images. With instructor approval, student can take either the first or the last 5 sessions @ $150m/$175nm.

April 4- June 10
CD17P2A2
10Tuesdays 
4:30-6:30 pm
$300 members
 
Except April 11 and May 2
     
$325 non-members
WEDNESDAYS:

Section 1 Mornings THE CRAFT OF PAINTING and YOUR PERSONAL VISION-with Anna Patalano

This highly technical course focuses on development of painting techniques in oil, water-based oil, and acrylics while forming your personal vision. We will use your favorite photos as the basis for figurative, landscape, or still life ideas. This is not a class in photo-realism. The class will emphasize fundamental concerns of the craft of painting — understanding color theory and paint mixing, painting tools, surfaces and supports, toned grounds, and the various techniques of impasto, glazing, wet-into-wet, and final varnishes. Basic ideas on how to begin a painting using drawing techniques for transferring the image from the photo to the canvas will be demonstrated. Students should have some basic training in painting as a prerequisite. Please note, one Sunday class with different time

April 5- June 25 Except April 12, May 3 & 10
AP17P3M
10 Classes
10:30AM-1:00 PM
$335 members
 
and 1 Sunday May 7, 1:00-3:30 PM
      $360 non-members
Section 2 Afternoons THE CRAFT OF PAINTING and YOUR PERSONAL VISION-with Anna Patalano

This highly technical course focuses on development of painting techniques in oil, water-based oil, and acrylics while forming your personal vision. We will use your favorite photos as the basis for figurative, landscape, or still life ideas. This is not a class in photo-realism. The class will emphasize fundamental concerns of the craft of painting — understanding color theory and paint mixing, painting tools, surfaces and supports, toned grounds, and the various techniques of impasto, glazing, wet-into-wet, and final varnishes. Basic ideas on how to begin a painting using drawing techniques for transferring the image from the photo to the canvas will be demonstrated. Students should have some basic training in painting as a prerequisite. Please note, one Sunday class with different time

April 5- June 25 Except April 12, May 3 & 10
AP17P3A
10 Classes 
1:30-4:00 pm
$335 members
and 1 Sunday May 21, 1:00-3:30 PM
$360 non-members
REPRESENTATIONAL PAINTING with KAREN SPRING

This is a painting course to reinforce a students understanding of the fundamentals of painting such as, compositional structure; color mixing; and technical aspects of paint and painting tools. Students can work on a variety of subjects from images of their own. Along with individual instruction geared to each student’s level, there will be demonstrations by the instructor, discussion, and class critiques. All levels of experience are welcome.

April 5- June 25
KS17P3E
12 Wednesdays 
5:15–8:15 pm
$460 members
Except May 3
$485 non-members
 
THURSDAYS:
PORTRAIT & FIGURE – THE COMPLETE DRAWING & PAINTING TOOLBOX with Eddie Nino

This course is designed for both the beginner and advanced student interested in learning the ins and outs of painting and drawing from life. Short one day portrait poses will keep the student’s chops and fluidity rolling, while long figure poses will concentrate on the student’s ability to calmly study and observe the model. Every week there will be a mini-lecture on a specific topic such as: value relationships, perspective, color, composition, likeness, or past or contemporary artists. “It’s all about teaching the student how to see nature so he or she can express his or her inner-self and personal vision. The student will constantly be challenged and therefore think outside the box!”

April 6- June 22

EN17P4M1
10 Thursdays  
9:00am-12:00
$400 members
Except May 4 and June 15
$425 non-members
           
CRITIQUE and COLLABORATION with CAROL DIXON and ANNA PATALANO

This 5-week (meeting every 2 weeks this term), intensive seminar focuses on constructive critiques of students’ 2-dimensional artwork. Team-taught by Carol Nipomnich Dixon and Anna Patalano, the seminar explores the individual artist’s conceptual and technical concerns in a highly personalized, dynamic exchange among students and faculty. The aim of the course is to have each artist best realize what he or she is trying to express visually. Students are asked to bring in two to three of their current works for the first session. Meet in GAS gallery 2nd floor.

April 6, 20, May 4, 18 & June 1

CA17P4M2
5 Thursdays  
10:30-1:00 pm
$225 members
$250 non-members
           

PROCESS PAINTING: MASTER CLASS IN CONTEMPORARY ISSUES with Anna Patalano

For advanced painting students with emphasis on individual process. Using ideas of abstract and non-objective painting, students will learn how to deconstruct traditional subjects such as the figure, landscape, and still life to create completely unique and personal visual images. For those who are more adventurous, delving into com- pletely non-objective imagery is also an option based on elements of color, form, and space to structure the image. Different painting materials, mediums, tools, and techniques are explored. Collaborative critique of class work is an integral part of the course, as well as trips to major exhibitions in NYC. Please note, 2 Sunday classes

April 6- June 22 and 2 Sundays, June 4 & 25

AP17P4A
9 Thursdays  
1:00-4:00 pm
$420 members
Except April 13, May 4 &11
$445 non-members

LIFE DRAWING INTO PASTEL with Nomi Silverman

Learn how vivid and exciting pastels can be! Starting with drawing, we will learn to observe and build up the anatomical form of the figure. In the process, Nomi will point out the muscle and bone structure and show you how each group interacts. Building on this, we will continue into color. Working with pastels, we will work on one pose that will enable us to really delve into all the relevant aspects of developing a pastel painting, including starting, layering, color theory, and mistake corrections. We will learn the technical aspects of pastels as well as compositional considerations.For all levels.

April 6, 13, 20, 27 & May 11

NS17P4E
5 Thursdays  
6:00-8:30 pm
$170 members

$195 non-members

 
 
FRIDAYS:
EXPLORING THE ARTS for 6 to 7 YEAR OLDS with Mary Newcomb

In a relaxed and creative atmosphere, children will be immersed in process-based lessons that highlight each child’s unique creative expression. Lessons will explore painting, drawing and mixed-media. This class will also incorporate children books, music, movement and well- known names from art history for a full, multi-sensory experience.

April 21 - June 9, except May 5 & 26
MN17P5A1
6 Fridays 
1:00 -2:15 pm
$330
 
 
SATURDAYS:

YOUNG ARTISTS IN THE STUDIO, AGES 6 to 8 with Kathie Milligan

This class will explore new approaches to creativity with children. Using drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture children will learn new skills and improve on old ones as they experiment with new media and different techniques. To reinforce their understanding, they will learn about important artists who are either historically significant or are forerunners in contemporary art. Come join in and stretch your imagination in a relaxed, fun environment. Materials supplied.

April 8- June 17
Except May 27

KM17P6M
10 Saturdays  
10:30 am-12:00 pm
$370
 

DRAWING and PAINTING for the JUNIOR ARTIST, AGES 9 to 12 with Kathie Milligan

Learn about drawing from observation by exploring form, shape, space and composition. Learn about materials and how to use them to create space in your drawings. Learn about painting techniques, color mixing and more. To reinforce their understanding, children will learn about important artists who are either historically significant or are forerunners in contemporary art. Materials used will be pencil, charcoal, pen and ink and paint.

April 8- June 17
Except May 27
KM17P6A
10 Saturdays
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$400
 
PRE-REGISTER NOW! Call 203-629-1533    KID’S MINI SUMMER CAMP with Kathie Milligan
Monday to Friday, June 26 – 30
Morning program, ages 6 to 8 10:30-12:00 • $360 for 5 days.
Afternoon program, ages 9 to 12 12:30-3:30 • $460 for 5 days.
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