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Adult Painting

    • May 30, 2024
    • June 06, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: May 23

    Ages 14+

    In this class you'll learn the ancient art of Japanese Gyotaku printing and merge it with the expressive medium of watercolor. After inking fish and pressing them onto paper, we'll add vibrant color and depth with watercolors. 

    All materials included. 

    Instructor: Sheila Hawthorne Klotz


    Date: Thursdays 5/30 & 6/6
    2 sessions

    Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 



    • June 10, 2024
    • July 22, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 4
    Register

    Registration deadline: June 3

    Ages 18+


    Douglas Brown paints with a focus on controlled realism, and you can learn the secrets of his technique. Each class will start with a short demo of the subject of the week. Students will receive individual attention and will work at his or her own pace. Some watercolor knowledge recommended. Materials list below. If you have your own supplies, feel free to bring them to class instead. Watercolor Kits are available through the NHAC - Order by registration deadline.


    Watercolor Kit


    Materials List 


    Instructor: Douglas Brown


    Dates: Mondays 6/10 - 7/22

    No class 7/1

    6 sessions

    Time: 10:30 am  - 1:30 pm 




    • June 11, 2024
    • July 23, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline: June 4

    Ages 18+

    Explore oil and acrylic painting in a relaxed atmosphere. Experienced painters can work to develop their personal style or try a new technique. New artists will be taught the basics of composition, color theory, and painting techniques. Paint from a provided still life or bring a photo/picture to paint. Each class includes demos and individual instruction. Materials list can be found below or if you have your own supplies, feel free to bring them to class instead. Oil and Acrylic Kits available through the NHAC and can be picked up the first day of class.  Must order one week prior: 

    Oil Kit

    Acrylic Kit


    Materials List


    Instructor: Kim Freithaler


    Dates: Tuesdays 6/11 - 7/23

    No Class 7/2

    6 sessions

    Time: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm 

     

       

     



    • June 12, 2024
    • July 24, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline: June 5
    Please note: Ages 21+


    Explore oil and/or acrylic painting in a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying a glass of wine. It's optional, but you can bring your favorite wine to share. Seasoned painters can work to develop their personal style or try a new technique. New artists will learn the basics of composition, color theory, and painting techniques. Paint from a provided still life or bring a photo/picture to paint.


    Materials list can be found below or if you have your own supplies, feel free to bring them to class instead. Oil and Acrylic Kits available through the NHAC and can be picked up the first day of class. Must order one week prior:

    Oil Kit

    Acrylic Kit


    Materials List found here


    Instructor: Kim Freithaler


    Dates: Wednesdays 6/12 - 7/24

    No class 7/3

    6 sessions

    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm



    • June 13, 2024
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 11
    Register

    Registration deadline: June 6

    Ages 10+


    Celebrate and learn more about PRIDE Month in this workshop.  The meaning and history of the PRIDE flag and colors will be explained.  Using the colors of the rainbows, we will create acrylic paint pours! The rainbow of colors will mix, swirl and separate into beautiful abstract designs.  Come join us for a PRIDE Pour. 


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Date: Thursday June 13

    Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm






    • June 30, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    Registration deadline:

    June 27

    Ages 16+

    Whether you are just starting out or looking to hone existing skills, this workshop offers tools to help you gain more control in your work.  We will learn basic watercolor physics, practice 3 foundational wash techniques and learn to avoid the watercolorist's most common pitfall.

    Click here for the materials list!

    Date: Sunday, 6/30

    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



    • July 11, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: July 4

    Ages 16+

    Discover the freedom of abstract expressionism in acrylic painting.  Explore the possibilities of form, color and texture.  Both beginners and experienced painters will find a supportive environment for exploration and growth. All materials included. 

    Instructor: Sheila Hawthorne Klotz


    Date: Thursday 7/11

    1 sessions

    Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm 



    • July 13, 2024
    • 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 7
    Register

    Registration deadline: July 6

    Ages 16+

    Explore acrylic painting with the pallet knife technique.  Learn to wield the knife confidently, creating bold textures and vibrant colors.  Dive into color theory and composition principles to convey your artistic vision effectively. All materials included. 

    Instructor: Sheila Hawthorne Klotz




    Date: Saturday 7/13

    1 session

    Time: 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm 



    • July 14, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline: July 11

    Ages 16+

    In this focused workshop, we will explore color mixing and color theory so that you can feel confident in creating harmonious and intentional color palettes in your work.  See the color wheel in a whole new way and discover the full spectrum of hues you can create using only three pigments. 

    Click here for the materials list!

    Date: Sunday, 7/14

    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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