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evening art classes

Evening Art Classes

A diverse array of evening, non-credit art evening classes for instruction and enrichment. Montserrat art evening class benefits include:

  • affordable pricing
  • after work enrichment
  • wide variety of courses
  • experienced and supportive art teachers
 
WK136 OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS Malatesta Mondays,Sept. 24 - Nov. 19 7-9 $300
WK139 DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS Modisett Tuesdays, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13 7-9 $300
WK144 FIGURE DRAWING Sawlit Mondays, Sept. 24 - Nov. 19 7-9 $300
WK145 FIVE TUBES Palocci Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14 7-9 $300
WK181 INTRO ACRYLICS Grimaldi Mondays, Sept. 24 - Nov. 19 7-9 $300
WK208 ABSTRACT ACRYLIC Modisett Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14 7-9 $300

 

OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

WK136 OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS 8 sessions
Mondays,Sept. 24 - Nov. 19, 7-9
Maria Malatesta

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This painting class offers a supportive environment to work at one's own pace. Students will work in oil. Still life, photographs, memory or one's own ideas may all be a source of inspiration. Beginners will be given an introduction to the materials and techniques of painting including color mixing, paint application and how to begin a painting. This class will include looking at slides, books and demonstrations.  We will inspire each other and look at each other's work.    

$300

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

WK139 DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS 8 sessions
Tuesdays, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13, 7-9
Bea Modisett

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Yes, you can draw! In this foundation course, we will explore the basic elements of drawing including line, proportion, relationship, value, contrast, form and perspective.   We will work from still life, room interiors and a model.  This class provides a highly supportive environment and encourages trusting one's own process while developing a strong foundation for future work.

$300

WK144 FIGURE DRAWING 8 sessions
Mondays, Sept. 24 - Nov. 19 , 7-9
Lisa Sawlit

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Learn to render the human form! Students will study the relationship of bones to flesh and how to represent them using charcoal and graphite. Simple observational study techniques on form, composition, and proportion will help students to improve their drawing skills throughout the course. Short demonstrations on classical French and Italian drawing techniques will also be given.

$300

FIVE TUBES

WK145 FIVE TUBES 8 sessions
Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14, 7-9
Anthony Palocci

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Squeezing every bit of nuance out of five colors, plus white, students will learn to create a palette with unity. Oil paintings are made from still life set ups in class. Working from compositional sketches, students create their own windows into a painted space.

$300

INTRO ACRYLICS

WK181 INTRO ACRYLICS 8 sessions
Mondays, Sept. 24 - Nov. 19, 7-9
Leah Grimaldi

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Using acrylics, students will introduce themselves to painting. The class will explore color, brush techniques, mediums and composition. Students will be encouraged to find their own modes of expression and will gain tools for building and sustaining their own studio practices.

$300

WK208 ABSTRACT ACRYLIC 8 sessions
Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 14 , 7-9
Bea Modisett

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Painter Bea Modisett will guide you through the intricacies of this versatile medium from glazing to impasto to resists and reductive techniques. Through flexible assignments using abstract and non-objective approaches, students will work in class and at home with a variety of sizes and materials including paper, vellum, canvas and panel to expand their knowledge of acrylic painting and work to develop understanding of the paint’s capabilities.Students will leave with an advanced understanding of acrylic paint including set up and clean up, with the confidence to continue to explore and experiment with this versatile material. Students will bring home a number of explorative paintings and drawings, one larger piece completed as the final project as well as a small library of resource and guide materials provided throughout the class.   Some painting experience required.

$300