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Beginning Oil Painting

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

Learn the basics of oil painting materials and techniques. Explore the fundamentals of light, shade, and color composition. Paint a study from your own favorite reference photos or drawings. Experience the many possibilities of this exciting medium, it may be the beginning of a lifelong passion. All supplies provided.

$50

Realistic Watercolor

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

Have you always wondered how a watercolor artist can render realistic images with a media that typically offers less control? J. M. Littleton reveals her process, from preliminary drawings and building up of transparent washes to finished paintings. You will execute a preliminary drawing from images (provided, or you may bring your own) and...

$50

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Famous Artist Series: Paint like Basquiat

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

Combine figure painting and abstraction just like artist Jean-Michael Basquiat in this painting class.

$28

Artventures: A Drop-in Painting

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

Make art and feel better. All are welcome to this open studio style class. Get a weekly dose of creativity! Making art does improve your physical and mental well-being. Instruction will be provided for beginners. Bring your own painting project and get professional support to make it your best! You will receive 1:1 attention in a group setting. All...

$30

Paint & Sip Classics: Female Bling

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

This class is all about girl power! Let's take the powerful female symbol and turn it into a inspirational piece of art.

$28

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

Paint & Sip Classics: Lunar Woman

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

It's Women's History Month, what better way than paint a symbol of female power? In this class one of our jamming instructors will take you through the steps of creating your own Lunar Woman painting.

$28

Famous Artist Series: Paint like Lois Mailou Jones

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

It's Women's History Month and this month we are celebrating artist Lois Mailou Jones. Jones was influenced by textile design and the Harlem Renaissance, she displayed these influences throughout her artwork. In this class you will paint your very own version of "Grosses" created by Jones in 1980.

$28

Painting The Landscape

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Explore both realist and expressive approaches to depicting the surrounding world. Students learn to show space on a 2-D surface through linear and atmospheric perspective, and examine composition, color, and techniques for the landscape painter. All levels welcome. Oil and acrylics are the mediums of choice.  

$220

9 sessions

Encaustic: Painting with Hot Wax

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

This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...

$65

Paint Nite - Canvas Painting

at Color Me Mine - Silver Spring
823 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Join us on the 4th Friday of each month for a night full of fun! Create a fabulous masterpiece, meet a few new friends and BYOB (a bottle or a brush)!  Our artist will help you create our featured design or bring an image of your own choosing to fashion on canvas. Price includes a 16 by 20 canvas.

$30

Friday Mar 23rd, 7:30pm

Portrait And Figure Painting

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students improve their observational skills and gain an understanding of color and value. Emphasis is on completing and refining oneÕs work in oil or pastel painting. Model fees are extra. 

$220

9 sessions

Painting (Oil Or Acrylic)

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Beginning/Intermediate This class introduces the foundational concepts for of oil and acrylic painting, covering composition, value, color, materials, and techniques. Students paint from still life or other reference materials. Drawing experience is helpful. Students need to acquire supplies for this class. A list of recommended supplies must be picked...

$220

9 sessions

Independent Painting

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This course provides an outlet to develop a personal pictorial language for both the beginner and the advanced painter. Painting subjects include the figure, still life, landscape, abstraction, and the imagination. Instruction is geared towards the individual student.

$220

9 sessions

Developing The Narrative

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Students find ways to link storylines and visual elements to say something with paint. By approaching content through personal experience, gestural drawing or painting, and experimentation with seemingly random ideas, discoveries are made that lead to individualistic narrative work. Risk-taking, intuitive problem-solving, and discussion are encouraged...

$260

9 sessions