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Beginning Oil Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn the basics of oil painting materials and techniques. Explore the fundamentals of light, shade, and color composition. Paint a study from your own favorite reference photos or drawings. Experience the many possibilities of this exciting medium, it may be the beginning of a lifelong passion. All supplies provided.

$50

Realistic Watercolor

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Have you always wondered how a watercolor artist can render realistic images with a media that typically offers less control? J. M. Littleton reveals her process, from preliminary drawings and building up of transparent washes to finished paintings. You will execute a preliminary drawing from images (provided, or you may bring your own) and...

$50

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Watercolor Adventures

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This drop-in class focuses on fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolor as a primary medium, but other water media like acrylic, gouache or watercolor pencils are more than welcome too. Bring in your own photos or still life objects and work alongside others in a mutually supportive environment. You will receive individual and group critiques...

$30

Paint & Sip: African Sunset II

at Uncork'd Art - Kalorama Triangle
1834 Columbia Rd 3rd Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Spend a great evening Unlocking your creative spirits! This is not about creating the "perfect" artist, but creating a perfect atmosphere full of fun and imagination. Evening Includes: 1 complementry alcholic beverage, staff & all art supplies Just for Fun classes serve food and alcoholic beverage. Children 15 yrs old  and younger must...

$50

Friday Feb 23rd, 6:30pm

Famous Artist Series: Paint like Basquiat

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Combine figure painting and abstraction just like artist Jean-Michael Basquiat in this painting class.

$28

Intuitive Painting and Life Coaching Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Working with your visual language you will be able to bring to the surface what you somehow know but have been unable to articulate. The images you paint reveal what goes on in your unconscious mind. With group coaching you will learn to be more compassionate with self and get a deeper knowledge of what motivates you.

$183

Artventures: A Drop-in Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Make art and feel better. All are welcome to this open studio style class. Get a weekly dose of creativity! Making art does improve your physical and mental well-being. Instruction will be provided for beginners. Bring your own painting project and get professional support to make it your best! You will receive 1:1 attention in a group setting. All...

$30

Paint & Sip Classics: Female Bling

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

This class is all about girl power! Let's take the powerful female symbol and turn it into a inspirational piece of art.

$28

Palette Knife Oil Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

With just a palette knife and ten colors, Diane teaches a wet on wet painting technique which is fun and uniquely different. You will learn color theory, composition, perspective and how to enhance your drawing and painting skills. Work on the subject matter of your own choice and at your own pace.  All skill levels are welcome and no experience...

$25

Intensive Figure Painting Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio

Join Walt Bartman at his Mountain Church Studio, Middletown, Maryland for a weekend of painting the figure. Lectures and demonstrations will focus on the principles of figure painting. Students will explore a variety of approaches to painting the figure, working in oil, watercolor or acrylic. Model fee is included. This workshop is for all levels...

$233

2 sessions

Weekend Portrait Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

There’s nothing like the look on someone’s face when they see an incredible portrait of a loved one for the first time! Spend two days learning all about how to paint people and faces. We’ll focus on accurate drawing and “getting a likeness,” color and skin tones, how to paint features, hair and clothes.  Study all the intangible qualities...

$248

2 sessions

Paint & Sip Classics: Lunar Woman

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

It's Women's History Month, what better way than paint a symbol of female power? In this class one of our jamming instructors will take you through the steps of creating your own Lunar Woman painting.

$28

Famous Artist Series: Paint like Lois Mailou Jones

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

It's Women's History Month and this month we are celebrating artist Lois Mailou Jones. Jones was influenced by textile design and the Harlem Renaissance, she displayed these influences throughout her artwork. In this class you will paint your very own version of "Grosses" created by Jones in 1980.

$28

Painting The Landscape

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Explore both realist and expressive approaches to depicting the surrounding world. Students learn to show space on a 2-D surface through linear and atmospheric perspective, and examine composition, color, and techniques for the landscape painter. All levels welcome. Oil and acrylics are the mediums of choice.  

$220

9 sessions

Encaustic: Painting with Hot Wax

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...

$65