ADULT PAINTING, DRAWING & SCULPTURE CLASSES

Explore and develop your art skills in our painting, drawing, plein air and watercolor classes. Adult art classes and workshops are available to students 16 years and older with the exception of Life Drawing (18 and up). Some art classes have a materials list (see description). Click on the link to download file, or pick up list in our main office.


 

Monday AM Art Classes
Oil painting classes by Rhona Candeloro at Chester Springs Studio in Chester Springs, Chester County.

Painting Basics: Day Class

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Rhona Candeloro
Length: 3 weeks
Mondays, March 27-April 10, 2017
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $70 Member, $80 Non-Member

The emphasis of the Painting Basics class will be learning to draw and paint through the exploration of basic techniques. As you work in either pencil, oil, acrylic or pastel, you are drawing and composing in value and colors. In this art class, we will learn how to use these concepts to achieve your particular goals or ideas by studying how light defines shape and color, allowing form to emerge. There is no experience necessary. Everyone works at their own pace and level.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf)  REGISTER NOW

 


 

Painting Basics: Day ClassArt Classes: Painting Class with Rhona Candeloro, Chester Springs Studio, Chester County.

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Rhona Candeloro
Length: 5 weeks
Mondays, May 22-June 19, 2017
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-member

The emphasis of the Painting Basics class will be learning to draw and paint through the exploration of basic techniques. As you work in either pencil, oil, acrylic or pastel, you are drawing and composing in value and colors. In this art class, we will learn how to use these concepts to achieve your particular goals or ideas by studying how light defines shape and color, allowing form to emerge. There is no experience necessary. Everyone works at their own pace and level.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


Monday PM Art Classes

Relief Sculpture: March 20 – April 10

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: George McMonigle
Length: 4 weeks
Mondays, March 20-April 10, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-Member
($20 Materials fee to be paid to instructor at first class)

In this class students will sculpt Plasteline clay into wall relief sculptures or tiles. Bring your illustration, or photos to the first class where we will immediately begin to work on the sculptures. The class Relief sculpture by George McMonigle.will be working in Sculptex Plasteline clay with a concentration on composition and relief techniques. Plasteline clay is non hardening and can be molded over a period of time with no change to consistency. During the development of your sculpture you will guided on the needs and requirements for its molding. At the completion of the class you may want to have your sculpture molded and cast in plaster! Options for this molding will be discussed and the cost associated with each artist sculpture. The key is to develop your understanding of relief sculpting skills for modeling in Plasteline clay to be molded and then cast in plaster, resin or even bronze. Materials list provided. A $20 material fee will be charge for you modeling board and initial 3 lbs of clay.

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Relief sculpture classes with George McMonigle, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County.

Create sculpture for interiors.

Monday PM Art Classes

Relief Sculpture: May 22-June 19

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: George McMonigle
Length: 5 weeks
Mondays, May 22-June 19, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $140 Member, $155 Non-Member
($20 Materials fee to be paid to instructor at first class)

Relief sculpture classes, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County

Sculpt reliefs or tiles for the garden.

In this class students will sculpt Plasteline clay into wall relief sculptures or tiles. Bring your illustration, or photos to the first class where we will immediately begin to work on the sculptures. The class will be working in Sculptex Plasteline clay with a concentration on composition and relief techniques. Plasteline clay is non hardening and can be molded over a period of time with no change to consistency. During the development of your sculpture you will guided on the needs and requirements for its molding.

At the completion of the class you may want to have your sculpture molded and cast in plaster! Options for this molding will be discussed and the cost associated with each artist sculpture. The key is to develop your understanding of relief sculpting skills for modeling in Plasteline clay to be molded and then cast in plaster, resin or even bronze. Materials list provided. A $20 material fee will be charge for you modeling board and initial 3 lbs of clay.

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Tuesday AM Art ClassesWorkshops, Chester County Art Classes & Workshops

Landscape Painting: March 21- April 11

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students

Instructor: Martin Pieczonka

Length: 4 weeks

Tuesdays, March 21-April 11, 2017

Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm

Location: Fine Art Studio

Tuition: $90 Member, $100 Non-member

Enjoy the beauty of Spring in Chester Springs outdoors as we explore and express the landscape in oil paint. In this class, learn visual skills enabling you to compose a strong composition and mix colors. Drawing with the brush will be emphasized to develop brushwork skills. Demonstrations will be conducted in simplifying and blocking in the painting with bold brush strokes and direct color mixing. A materials list is provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) CLOSED

 

 


 

Tuesday AM Art Classes

Landscape Painting Classes

“Descending Cumulus” painting by Martin Pieczonka

Landscape Painting: May 23- June 20

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students

Instructor: Martin Pieczonka

Length: 5 weeks

Tuesdays, May 23-June 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm

Location: Fine Art Studio

Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-member

Enjoy the beauty of Spring in Chester Springs outdoors as we explore and express the landscape in oil paint. In this class, learn visual skills enabling you to compose a strong composition and mix colors. Drawing with the brush will be emphasized to develop brushwork skills. Demonstrations will be conducted in simplifying and blocking in the painting with bold brush strokes and direct color mixing. A materials list is provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


Tuesday PM Art Classes

Beginning Drawing: March 21 – April 11, 2017

Beginning Drawing classes with Martin Pieczonka

Beginning Drawing classes with Martin Pieczonka

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students

Instructor: Martin Pieczonka

Length: 4 weeks

Tuesdays, March 21-April 11, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: Fine Art Studio

Tuition: $90 Member, $100 Non-member

Draw what you see by learning to see what you draw. This class will introduce you to visual techniques that make drawing rewarding and fun. Discover ways to express form by establishing the underlying structure from a variety of still life objects. We will focus on drawing a new, uncluttered still life each week using graphite, charcoal, or the drawing material of your choice. You will receive individual encouragement and support of your achievements as you progress at your pace. Instructor demonstrations will help you to understand techniques and materials. This is a great class for young students to develop skills for creating a portfolio. A materials list is provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) CLOSED

 


 

Beginning Drawing: May 23 – June 20, 2017

Beginning Drawing classes with Martin Pieczonka

Beginning Drawing classes with Martin Pieczonka

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students

Instructor: Martin Pieczonka

Length: 5 weeks

Tuesdays, May 23-June 20, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: Fine Art Studio

Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-member

Draw what you see by learning to see what you draw. This class will introduce you to visual techniques that make drawing rewarding and fun. Discover ways to express form by establishing the underlying structure from a variety of still life objects. We will focus on drawing a new, uncluttered still life each week using graphite, charcoal, or the drawing material of your choice. You will receive individual encouragement and support of your achievements as you progress at your pace. Instructor demonstrations will help you to understand techniques and materials. This is a great class for young students to develop skills for creating a portfolio. A materials list is provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


 

Wednesday AM Art Classes

Landscape Painting from Photographs: March 22 – April 12

Level: Beginner to AdvancedLandscape painting with Claire Haik at Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County.
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: Claire Haik
Length: 4 weeks
Wednesdays, March 22-April 12, 2017
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $90 Member, $100 Non-Member

Learn to create dynamic and striking landscape paintings working from photographs in this 4-week class. Together we will explore strategies for interpreting and enhancing photographic references to create lively and expressive paintings and hone our understanding of color, value, line, shape, and composition. Creativity is encouraged and students are invited to work with any combination of 2D media that inspires them the most (including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, collage, etc.). Material list provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


 

Wednesday AM Art Classes

Landscape Painting from Photographs: May 24 – June 21

Level: Beginner to AdvancedLandscape painting with Claire Haik at Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County.
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: Claire Haik
Length: 5 weeks
Wednesdays, May 24-June 21, 2017
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-member

Learn to create dynamic and striking landscape paintings working from photographs in this 5-week class. Together we will explore strategies for interpreting and enhancing photographic references to create lively and expressive paintings and hone our understanding of color, value, line, shape, and composition. Creativity is encouraged and students are invited to work with any combination of 2D media that inspires them the most (including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, collage, etc.). Material list provided.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 

 


 

Wednesday Art Classes

Plein Air Painting: March 22 – April 12

"Silver Tree" oil painting by Claire Haik.

“Silver Tree” oil painting by Claire Haik.

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: Claire Haik
Length: 4 weeks
Wednesdays, March 22-April 12, 2017
Time: 1-4 pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $90 Member, $100 Non-Member

Explore landscape painting with Claire Haik and see how the beauty of the landscape can be captured through the rhythms of verticals and horizontals, the push and pull of shapes and colors, the distribution of space, and the simplification of masses. These critical painting components are important for the development of strong compositions. Demonstrations and discussions will further reveal how landscape painters through time have harnessed nature’s beauty to create visual power. Enjoy painting the landscape in a fun, relaxed environment; a perfect way to enjoy the changing seasons on the magnificent grounds of the Historic Yellow Springs Art Center! Students may work with oil or acrylic paint.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


 

Wednesday Art Classes

Plein Air PaintingMay 24 – June 21

Landscape Painting Workshops with Claire Haik

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: Claire Haik
Length: 5 weeks
Wednesdays, May 24-June 21, 2017
Time: 1-4 pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-member

Explore landscape painting with Claire Haik and see how the beauty of the landscape can be captured through the rhythms of verticals and horizontals, the push and pull of shapes and colors, the distribution of space, and the simplification of masses. These critical painting components are important for the development of strong compositions. Demonstrations and discussions will further reveal how landscape painters through time have harnessed nature’s beauty to create visual power. Enjoy painting the landscape in a fun, relaxed environment; a perfect way to enjoy the changing seasons on the magnificent grounds of the Historic Yellow Springs Art Center! Students may work with oil or acrylic paint.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


 

 

Wednesday PM Art Classes

Painting Basics: Evening Class, March 15- April 5

Painting classes, Chester County, Chester Springs, Chester Springs Studio

“Painting Basics” with Rhona Candeloro

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Rhona Candeloro
Length: 4 weeks
Wednesdays, March 15 – April 5, 2017
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $90 Member, $100 Non-Member

The emphasis of this 2-hour Painting Basics class will be learning to draw and paint through the exploration of basic techniques. As you work in either pencil, oil, acrylic or pastel, you are drawing and composing in value and colors. In this art class, we will learn how to use these concepts to achieve your particular goals or ideas by studying how light defines shape and color, allowing form to emerge. There is no experience necessary. Everyone works at their own pace and level.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) CLOSED

 

 

 

 


 

Wednesday PM Art Classes

Painting Basics: Evening Class, May 24- June 2110906412_10205100034252565_7721213723193643261_n

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Rhona Candeloro
Length: 5 weeks
Wednesdays, May 24-June 21, 2017
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $115 Member, $125 Non-Member

The emphasis of this 2-hour Painting Basics class will be learning to draw and paint through the exploration of basic techniques. As you work in either pencil, oil, acrylic or pastel, you are drawing and composing in value and colors. In this art class, we will learn how to use these concepts to achieve your particular goals or ideas by studying how light defines shape and color, allowing form to emerge. There is no experience necessary. Everyone works at their own pace and level.

MATERIALS LIST (pdf) REGISTER NOW

 


 

Thursday PM Art Classes

Life Drawing and Painting

Life Drawing and Painting at Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, Chester County

Life Drawing and Painting at Chester Springs Studio

Level: All levels, Limit 12 students
Class Monitor: Martin Pieczonka
Length: 8 Weeks
Thursdays, March 23-April 13, 2017
Thursdays, May 25-June 22, 2017
Time: 6:45 – 9:45pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: 10-week card: $125 Member, $145 Non-Member
5-week card: $85 Member, $95 Non-Member

The Life Drawing and Painting sessions presents an opportunity to draw, paint or sculpt from the human figure without formal instruction. Students may preregister for a 5 or 10-week class card. Cards are valid for one year from date of purchase, and will be distributed at the first class you attend. Drop-ins are welcome at $20 member/$22 non-member per class (pay at door).

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