weekly classes

Winter 2017-2018


Course title: “PAINTING WILDLIFE FREELY IN WATERCOLOR”

WHEN: Monday, January 15 – February 26, 2018  (7 sessionS) 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE: Spruill Art Center

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Have you ever been moved by the beauty of a cub or enchanted by the glimpse of a bird? Let award winning European artist Diana Toma guide you into the charming world of emotional painting, exploring free-flow watercolor, and learning technique tips along the way. Liberate yourself from the fear of wrong making, and release creative blockage. A demo will be performed at each class, and individual guidance offered as you progress with your artwork. A new artwork will be created at each session using a reference photo offered by the instructor. All levels are welcome, but for beginners a basic KNOWLEDGE of the medium is REQUIRED. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.


 

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Course title: “EXPLORING WATERCOLOR”

WHEN: Friday, January 19 – February 23, 2018 (6 sessions) 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE: Spruill Art Center

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Fascinated with the watercolor medium but not sure what subject to paint? Join this class and try on a variety of subjects from painting landscapes, cityscapes or flowers – to wildlife and portraits. Discover the excitement of painting freely, focusing on capturing the emotion of the subject, learning watercolor techniques along the way. This class is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage. A demo will be performed at each session, and individual guidance offered as you progress with your artwork. All levels welcome. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.


Course title: “PAINTING FLOWERS FREELY IN ACRYLIC”

WHEN: Saturday, January 20 – February 24, 2018 (6 sessions) 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

WHERE: Spruill Art Center

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Discover the excitement of painting flowers freely, and learning technique tips along the way. This class is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage. A demonstration will be performed at the session, and individual guidance offered as you progress with your artwork. All levels are welcome, however for beginners a basic knowledge of the medium is required. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class. For more information about award-winning visual artist Diana Toma see the BIO section on the website.


Course title: “heARTfelt portraits – A COURSE IN WATERCOLOR PORTRAITURE”

WHEN: Wednesday, February 14 – March 21, 2018 (6 sessions) 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE: Spruill Art Center

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Discover the excitement of painting portraits freely in watercolor, focusing on capturing the expression and the emotion while keeping the resemblance of your subject, learning technique tips along the way. This class is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage. Nothing can go wrong in this class, accidents are converted to serendipitous happenings and the results are fast and spectacular. All levels welcome! See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.


Course title: “People and animals – compositions in watercolor”

WHEN: March 2-23, 2018 (4 sessions) 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE: Spruill Art Center

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This course brings together the beauty of human and animal worlds. Explore the art of free-flow painting while learning the rules of composition, and getting technique tips. This class is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage and liberate yourself from the fear of wrong doing. A reference photograph to paint from will be provided by the instructor, and a demo will be performed at the beginning of each class. All levels are welcome, but for beginners a basic KNOWLEDGE of the medium is REQUIRED. Individual guidance will be offered as you progress with your artwork. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class. For more information about award-winning visual artist Diana Toma see the BIO section on the website.