VA Nature in Watercolor w/ Peggy MacNamara (918)

Friday - Sunday July 12-14, 2019
9 am - 5 pm
$300/Members: $280
$50 cancellation fee. No refund after 6/28

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing.
Participants will receive instruction in painting wildlife, landscapes and botanical subjects. Employing techniques such as modeling, measuring, building greys and browns, color theory and composition will be demonstrated. The versatility of watercolor will be explored experiencing its many possibilities and qualities. A supply list is available online or in the school office. Peggy's website;
Our visiting artist workshops are subsidized with The Jim and Lois Richmond Workshop Fund.

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Pastel Painting (940)

Melody Allen, Studio 6
Thursdays, April 11 - May 16
6:30 -9 pm/6 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent
Explore pastel techniques of design, color, value and light in this colorful medium. Instructors website is A supply list for the first class is online and in the school office.

Watercolor and More in the Outdoors (942)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Wednesdays, April 17- May 1
Noon - 3 pm/3 weeks
$90/Members: $70

Students will work en plein-air (outdoors!) in watercolor and a variety of drawing media. We ll create loose and expressive studies at a variety of local sites, learning to focus our composition and yet freely interpret
our subjects. E-mail questions to Susan at

Intermediate and Advanced Watercolor (944)

Denise Lisiecki, Studio 2
Tuesdays, April 9 - May 14
10 am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Prerequisite: Watercolor Experience
Experienced painters will explore the next level by concentrating on composition, color and subject matter. Painters will be individually guided. Please bring your materials and subject matter to class. Supply list available on instructor s website and in the school office.

Art & Journaling for Travel and Memories (947)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Thursdays, April 11-May 2
6 - 9 pm/4weeks
$105/Members: $85

Journaling with pictures and words is a wonderful way to save memories of trips, special events and daily observations. Learn simple techniques for rendering scenes, objects and people with watercolor and a variety of drawing media. Bring a watercolor or mixed media journal. All other materials will be provided. Email questions to Susan at

Encaustics Techniques; Transfers & Painting (832)

Laurie Pruitt, Studio 6
Saturday & Sunday, May 4 - 5
Noon - 5 pm/Two Days
$210/Members: $190

Learn the basics of working with this ancient process. The encaustic medium will be used in combination with photographs, photo transfers and collage techniques. Learn various techniques for adding color. Through the layering of color with pigment sticks and the encaustic medium you will create a transparency and depth to your imagery. Equipment, paint, medium and brushes will be supplied for the weekend. Most materials will be provided. Laurie's website,

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Beginning Watercolor (941)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Tuesdays, April 9 - April 30
6:30 - 9 pm/4 weeks
$110 /Members: $90

Focus on the absolute basics of watercolor. Students will gain valuable information that will allow them to proceed in watercolor with the confidence that comes with a firm start. Supply list available on KIA website and in the school office. E-mail questions

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Enjoying Transparent Watercolor (943)

Don Marek, Studio 2
Thursdays, April 11 - May 9
1:30 - 4:30 pm/5 weeks
$165/Members: $145

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing
Enjoy painting looser watercolors with weekly demonstrations exemplifying wet- on-wet, layering techniques, clear value and rich colors. Bring watercolor materials and reference photos to the first class. See donmarekwatercolors. com. A supply list for the first class is online and in the school office.

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Oil or Acrylic Painting

Explore oil or acrylic painting from ala prima painting to layered techniques involving underpainting and overpainting. All styles, directions and content encouraged. Bring whatever painting materials you have. A detailed supply list available on instructor s website and in the school office.

Kenneth Freed (945)

Studio 6
Wednesdays, April 10 - May 15
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140
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Kenneth Freed (946)

Studio 6
Wednesdays, April 10 - May 15
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140