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

Still Life Drawing and Painting

Oil painting by Thomas O’Brien.

Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 students
Instructor: Thomas O’Brien
Length: 5 weeks
Mondays, July 9 – August 6, 2018
Time: 10am – 1pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $120 Member, $130 Non-member

Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting still life. Build a solid foundation in your painting through composition, form and perspective. Improve observation skills as you learn to see value and color relationships. Work in pencil, pastels, acrylic or oil paint to achieve your creative goals. Personal attention will be given to each student to address challenges at their individual skill level and pace. No previous experience is necessary. Material list is provided.

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Tuesday AM Art Classes

Landscape Painting En Plein Air

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students
Instructor: Martin Pieczonka
Length: 4 weeks
Date 1: Tuesdays, June 26-July 17
Date 2: Tuesdays, July 24-August 14
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $95 Member, $110 Non-member

Enjoy the beauty of summer in Chester Springs 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

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students
Instructor: Martin Pieczonka
Length: 4 weeks
Date 1: Tuesdays, June 26-July 17
Date 2: Tuesdays, July 24-August 14
Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $95 Member, $110 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 simple 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 PM Art Classes

Contemporary Landscape Painting

Level: Beginner to AdvancedLandscape Painting classes with Claire Haik at Chester Springs Studio in Chester Springs, Chester County.
Limit: 10 students
Instructor: Claire Haik
Length: 6 weeks, 4 hr. class
Wednesdays, TBA
Time: 12 – 4pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $195 Member, $215 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!

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

Level: All levels
Limit 12 students
Class Monitor: Martin Pieczonka
Length: 8 Weeks and 5 weeks
Thursdays, June 28 – August 16
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</span>

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Friday AM Art Classes

Landscape Painting En Plein Air

Level: All levels
Limit 10 students
Instructor: Martin Pieczonka
Length: 4 weeks
Date 1: Fridays, June 29-July 20
Date 2: Fridays, July 27-August 17
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Fine Art Studio
Tuition: $95 Member, $110 Non-member

Enjoy the beauty of summer in Chester Springs 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

 


 

 

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