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Drawing

Late Summer (July 30 – August 31)

Morning

Beginning Observational Drawing – Jonathan Happ
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn how to handle charcoal, pencil, and pen while working with composition, value, and form.

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Afternoon

Sketchbook In The City – Barbara Fugate
Monday | 7/30-8/8 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Bring your studio outside into Seattle city parks as you study form and mark-making with materials such as conté crayon and opaque watercolor.

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Drawing Nature – Kathleen Moore
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see.

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Intro to Figure Drawing – Ryan Weatherly
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding on depicting the human form.

Intro to Illustration – Edie Everette
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

To become an illustrator you have to think like one.

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Urban Sketching – Steve Reddy
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Go on location and create detailed interior drawings.

Evening

Intermediate Figure Drawing – Aron Hart
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.

Drawing the Portrait On Toned Paper – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Use both black and white charcoal to develop your understanding of proportions, value structure, and learn about rendering form.

Drawing for Fun – Kathleen Moore
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Join us in a stress-free creative environment that allows you to sit back, relax and enjoy drawing!

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Beginning Figure Drawing – Aron Hart
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn how to capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

Painting

Late Summer (July 30 – August 31)

Morning

Oil Painting for Beginners- Ryan Weatherly
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.

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Abstraction in Series- Jeffrey Simmons
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn the positive and negative aspects of the signature image in abstraction.

Oil Painting for Beginners – Aron Hart
7/31-8/27 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre.

Intro to Still Life Painting in Oils – Jim Phalen
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Learn light and shadow, color mixing, color design, brushwork techniques, the painting process, and setting up a compelling still-life.

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Portrait Painting in Oil – Jim Phalen
Friday | 8/3-8/31 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Discover the art and practice of portraiture as you learn to compose from observation, acquire strategies for organizing visual information, and study historic precedents.

Afternon

Figure Painting in Oil – Aron Hart
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil figure painting.

Intro to Plein Air Painting – Dominique Medici
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer with Introduction to Plein Air Painting, a practical guide to creating oil paintings in nature.

Alla Prima Portrait Painting with a Limited Palette – Dominique Medici
Tuesday | 7/31-8/28 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Explore Alla Prima, a painting method where layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint.

Landscape Painting: Summer Plein-Air – Kathleen Moore
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Working en plein air, you will learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space.

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Introduction to Plein Air Painting – Jim Phalen
Thursday | 8/2-8/30 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Get the most from painting outdoors this summer with Introduction to Plein Air Painting, a practical guide to creating oil paintings in nature.

Alla Prima Landscapes With Chalk Pastels – Jonathan Happ
Friday | 8/3-8/31 | 1:30-4:30 P.M.

Using chalk pastels, venture outdoors to create a series of Alla Prima landscape drawings.

Sculpture

Late Summer (July 30 – August 31)

Beginning Portrait Sculpting – Elijah Evenson
Monday | 7/30-8/27 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Learn to sculpt the portrait and capture likeness and personality in clay.

Sculpting Expressive Faces in Clay – Jeremias Lentini
Wednesday | 8/1-8/29 | 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Using self-drying clay, you will work from the model to sculpt small-scale faces.

Weekend Workshops

July

Imaginative Realism – Tenaya Sims
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

In this three-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of how to build upon observation and extend into the imaginative.

Crash Course Comics – Gus Storms
Friday-Sunday | 7/20-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Join us for a storytelling workshop, where our main focus will be on the conceptualization, writing and drawing of a short-form, multi-page comic.

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Realistic Flesh Tones in Oil – John Zadrozny
Saturday, Sunday | 7/21-7/22 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Create lively and realistic flesh tones in oil by copying masterworks from the classical tradition.

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Observing Abstractly – Eric Elliott
Friday-Sunday | 7/27-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will examine the natural world and interpret the colors, shapes, and edges that surround us.

Color Theory & Color Mixing- Larine Chung
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working with the Munsell color system, you will learn color mixing techniques and understand specific colors in terms of three-dimensions, hue, value, and chroma.

Dynamic Detail in Ink & Watercolor – Steve Reddy
Saturday, Sunday | 7/28-7/29 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Capture highly detailed scenes and learn how to create contour drawings, grisaille underpaintings, and watercolor glazes.

August

Learn to Draw in a Weekend – Jonathan Happ
Saturday-Sunday | 8/4-8/5 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Develop your artistic skills by learning to draw from observation in a weekend.

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Nature in Watercolor – Michelle Lassaline
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Learn to capture the details of nature in watercolor.

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Color Harmony- Larine Chung
Saturday-Sunday | 8/11-8/12 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Take an in-depth look at color and learn how different colors work together.

Trois Crayon Portrait Drawing – Aron Hart
Saturday-Sunday | 8/18-8/19 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Drawing from a portrait model, you will utilize trois crayon to render sensitive and delicate portraits.

Color Magic with Watercolor – Linda James
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Applying color theory principles and using specific exercises, you will learn how to make the most dynamic use of color in abstract painting.

Creating Image Through Collage and Transfers – Barbara Noah
Saturday, Sunday | 8/25-8/26 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

You will explore multiple approaches to visual communication through collage and image transfer techniques, including but not limited to mixed media, 2-D planes, relief and 3-D surface work.

Portrait Drawing – Elizabeth Zanzinger
Saturday–Monday | 8/25-8/27 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Working from a live model, study the complex forms that make up the human head and learn to depict it through tonal rendering.

September

Why Watercolor? – Suze Woolf
Saturday-Sunday | 9/15-9/16 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Under the guidance of expert watercolorist Suze Woolf, you will start with studio exercises to develop our powers of observation and facility with the medium.

Weeklong Workshops

July

Figure Structure Drawing -Geoff Flack
Monday-Friday | 7/30-8/3 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Advance your understanding of the human figure’s construction by geometrically breaking down figures as they are posed in space and drawn from observation.

August

Figure Painting – Steven Assael
Monday-Thursday | 8/6-8/9 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Steven Assael guides you to experiment with techniques for dealing with the flux of changes that occur as a model poses.

Portrait Painting in Zorn Palette – Patrick Byrnes
Monday-Friday | 8/27-8/31 | 9:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

In this five day workshop, artists will employ a limited palette inspired by the great Swedish painter Anders Zorn to create a portrait painting from the live model.

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