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Painting Classes Coming up in Los Angeles

Learn how to create abstract and figurative compositions. You will also learn how to use a brush in different ways. This painting course will take you through the basics of painting in acrylic and watercolor. Come prepared to experiment! We’ll look at colours and how to mix them, different ways of using the brush, working in layers, creating wash

$265
Sa.   Sep 27th - Oct 25th, 10am
All levels

This class will consist of a demonstration with a lecture covering the important elements in painting such as value, color, temperature, edges, color theory as well as composition and design.  This class takes students through a monochromatic, limited, and finally a full palette, allowing students to understand color on a gradient.

$560
T.   Sep 23rd - Nov 25th, 7:30pm
Beginner

We will paint from life and discuss choices for setting up the pose, composition, color harmony, lighting,  pacing, and bringing the painting to a decent level of resolve.  We'll also discuss the language of describing paint in order to better understand our mixtures. Joseph will explain his approach and demonstrate by painting along and

$560
Th.   Sep 25th - Nov 27th, 7pm
All levels

Think you can't paint like the masters? Yes you can! Relax after a hard day's work while exploring your inner Rembrandt. Refreshments will be served.Location Note: This class will be held at a residential studio.

$25
T.   Sep 23rd, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 14 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 21 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 4 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
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Students attending this class will be taught by Nan Rae of the the rapid, oriental brush strokes that enable you to capture a sweep of pure and energized freedom in a contemporary, robust and exhilarating form. Brush painting is a magnificent experience that can be learned under the guidance of Nan Rae; previous experience is not required. Brushes

$50
W.   Oct 1st, 11am
All levels

This is a class for all levels. Instructor will give demonstrations and lectures covering the value, color, temperature, edges, color theory as well as composition and design.  Depending on the level of the students, they can proceed the class using a monochromatic, limited, or full palette.  This is a 4 hour class.

$620
Sa.   Sep 27th - Nov 29th, 10am
All levels

Paint Anything! is an introductory painting course for beginner and intermediate students who wish to paint. In this class we will tackle how to use multiple painting mediums: watercolor and gouache, or Acrylic and oil paints, but you will also have the choice to choose either one and stick with it. We'll also use new or non-art materials like liqu

$99
Sa.   Sep 20th - Oct 25th, 1:30pm
Beginner

Students will expand their creative potential and have fun exploring the freedom in style and techniques of contemporary painting and drawing. In this Contemporary Painting workshop it's not about quantity but quality. We offer a relaxed environment in which to explore your own ideas and interpretations using different materials and even the ones y

$65
Th.   Sep 25th, 7pm
All levels
Thursday September 25 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 2 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $275
Thursday October 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
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Learn a system of abstract painting. Learn how to work with emotion, color, rhythm. Learn how to maximize a provocative composition. Overview on building a body of abstract work for Gallery. Have you ever pondered the various ways of transforming your painting muse into an abstract expression of how or what you feel? Seems a bit complicated, but wo

$65
M.   Sep 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday September 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 23 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 29 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 30 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
Monday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 13 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 14 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 21 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 27 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 28 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday November 3 9:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $165
Tuesday November 4 10am - 1pm 3 Sessions $165
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Students will learn about Color mixing, Working in an outdoor environment, Blocking in big shapes, Composition, oil or Pastel, and Live Demonstrations Sharon Weaver, an award winning plein air artist, will take you to outdoor sites in our local parks and scenic areas as well as instruction in-studio when weather is not ideal. By painting both in st

$65
F.   Sep 26th, 10am
All levels
Friday September 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 3 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 3 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $275
Friday October 10 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 17 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 24 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 31 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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In this class you will be introduced to several basic watercolor techniques from loading and holding a brush with paint - to mixing light and dark colors, through demos such a simple Landscapes. You will learn about layering washes - and why this is so important - and how to achieve the best possible results. Watercolor brush strokes are different

$65
T.   Sep 23rd, 10am
Beginner
Tuesday September 23 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 30 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 14 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 21 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 28 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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Our Portrait Painting class is taught in oil paint and begins by introducing students to the basic shape of the head and how to find accurate proportions. Blocking in using large bold shapes and eliminating any detail makes the beginning process much easier. Anyone can learn to draw or paint portraits...you just have to want it badly enough and don

$65
W.   Sep 24th, 2pm
All levels
Wednesday September 24 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 1 2pm - 5pm 5 Sessions $275
Wednesday October 1 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 8 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 15 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 22 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 29 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
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The first “initiation” exercise that students in this class must accomplish is “Jan’s Mandala.” Jan Saether is re known Norwegian Artist,who taught in this very building at his own school “Bruchion School of Realist Art.” The mandala teaches the student first, basic skills for blending, glazing etc. and then introduces the student to

$65
W.   Sep 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Wednesday September 24 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 25 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $275
Wednesday October 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday October 29 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
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New students join the workshop every month in the Ikibana House. This is a watercolors painting class where the subject is flowers. This class is every third Wednesday of the month. It is not important to start at a particular class. Each meeting is independent with a new subjects and skills. We start at 11:00 and end at 3:00 with a break for a bro

$50
W.   Oct 15th, 11am
All levels

This class focuses on fundamental painting and drawing techniques. It will be a 5 hour pose with a female model. We will review color and composition as well as figure and head construction.

$100
Sa.   Sep 27th, 10am
All levels
Saturday September 27 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 4 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 11 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 18 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 25 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 1 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 8 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 15 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 22 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
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Experience intuitive painting! Be Prepared to paintly freely using large brushes, palette knives and a variety of acrylic paints and mediums. Hands-on demonstration and color techniques will help you create your own abstract style and ways of working that are unique and personal to you.Skill Level: beginning/intermediate in painting.Some previous p

$90
Sa.   Oct 18th, 10am
Intermediate

Come and enjoy a glass of wine, while completing a beautiful acrylic painting on canvas. Come at 6:30 for wine and snacks painting will start promptly at 6:30! All materials, wine and snacks are included. All levels welcome.

$40
F.   Sep 26th, 6:30pm
All levels

In this class you will learn the art of China Painting. Paint beautiful scenes on tile or cups, garden flowers or anything you can imagine. China paint is applied in layers and fired each step. Class includes all firing and paint.  Location Instructions: Class code W7U. The class is located in the Upper Studio. Any questions, please come

$115
W.   Oct 1st - Nov 19th, 7pm
All levels

The class will be emphasizing on capturing and to understand the variety of lights through color relationship, the same principle that apply to all subjects. The first few weeks will be painting the still-life, which is believed to be the best subject to learn the color relationship, and constructing the planes, specially on portraitures that

$560
Su.   Sep 28th - Nov 30th, 9:30am
All levels

Join a class designed for those who wish to improve and guide their watercolor techniques toward a more personal and creative direction. In a supportive, constructive, and stress-free environment, learn how to achieve desired effects that will enhance previous painting attempts, and find out about effective methods for attaining more satisfying res

$99
Su.   Oct 26th - Dec 7th, 2pm
Intermediate