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Plein Air Sketch
Jacobina Trump

$40 (2-class session)

Tuesday, 6:30pm - 8:00pm at EAC for preparation
Thursday, 10:00am - 12:00pm at sites around Englewood
May 6 & 8       S14PT201
May 13 & 15   S14PT202
May 20 & 22   S14PT203
May 27 & 29   S14PT204

Learn to capture the inspiration on stie and in the moment in this Plein Air sketching class. Whether you are just beginning and drawing/pastels is your speed or you already paint plein air, this class will help you to be able to learn or improve your plein air skills. There is nothing quite like the natural light, shadow and rich authentic color of artwork created outdoors and the experience of making that work for the artist.  (beginner - advanced)

NOTE: One class is a Tuesday evening prep and a Thursday morning outdoor painting session in the same week. There are no substitutions.


Oil and Acrylic Painting 
Maggie McClellan 

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 1, 8, 15, 22 P14PT118
April 29; May 6, 13, 20    S14PT111
May 27; June 3, 10, 17    S14PT112
June 24; July 1, 8, 15      S14PT113

Explore the fundamentals of design and painting in this approachable and fun oil and acrylic class. Emphasis will be on structure, composition, color, and value, as well as on the creative journey of personal expression. Students are encouraged to bring their own references for inspiration.  (beginner – advanced)

Class Syllabus & Required Materials

Just Painting
Diane Mannion 

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
April 30; May 7, 14, 21    S14PT101
May 28; June 4, 11, 18    S14PT102

Gain a solid understanding of fundamental painting principles and techniques in this traditional approach to painting. Emphasis will be on form, value, composition, edge, and color. Work with mediums of your choosing while you practice different approaches to landscape, still life, and portrait painting.  (beginner – advanced)

Class Syllabus & Required Materials

Watercolor Simply
Don Melander 

$180 (4-class series)
$50 (single session)

Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
April 2, 9, 16, 23   P14WC108
April 30; May 7, 14, 21   S14WC101
May 28; June 4, 11, 18   S14WC102

Using landscape as inspiration, students will learn basic watercolor techniques through a step-by-step approach to creating colorful, emotive paintings. Discover how to apply the fundamental principles of value, composition, and color to strengthen your pieces. Build confidence and your skill-set as you work alongside the instructor.  (beginner – advanced)

Class Syllabus & Required Materials

Painting Critique
EAC Painting Instructors 

$7 (per session)

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
May 6, 13, 20, 27     S14PT221
June 3, 10, 17, 24    S14PT222
July 1, 8, 15, 22       S14PT223

Receive valuable, constructive criticism in this structured, supportive approach to the critique process. Gain insight about your work from collaborating EAC painting instructors and participating students. Artists are invited to bring a variety of paintings in any medium.  (beginner – advanced)

NOTE: There is no instructor or instruction for the Critique, EAC instructor participation is not guaranteed at each session.

Watercolor Painting
Maggie McClellan 

$100 (3-class series)
$30 (single session)

Thursdays, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
May 1, 8, 15, 22    S14WC201
May 29; June 5, 12, 19    S14WC202
June 26; July 3, 10, 17    S14WC203

Go beyond the fundamentals as you work to refine your watercolor techniques. Experiment with the flow of pigment on paper and enjoy the creative experience of this versatile, expressive medium. Be bold and handle your material adventurously as you loosen your style. This focused course provides ample individual instruction and guidance.
(beginner – intermediate)

Class Syllabus & Required Materials