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Spring/Summer Adult Classes

Summer Classes–August

From Drawing to Paintingwith Tracy Budd (acrylic)
3 classes: Monday–Wednesday, August 15–17 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $125
Never underestimate the power of sketching…we will explore the different options we have and decide on ones that will make the strongest paintings in our sketches. In this three day class, we will sketch and make our composition and value choices, transfer our sketches to canvas and then paint the finish pieces. You will learn how to plan your piece, work out the problems ahead, which will make the painting process easier. Composition, value, color, texture, shape making will all be discussed in this informative acrylic class. Subject matter will be personal, so begin to collect your ideas and photos now! Use form at left to contact Tracy for supply list.register_button

The Expressive Facewith Tracy Budd (acrylic)
2 classes: Monday & Tuesday, August 29–30 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $80
Color, line, splash, and movement will combine to create these exciting face paintings in layered acrylics. Discussion on the division and proportions of the face, edges and planes, to achieve a more realistic rendering and even a portrait if desired. Use form at left to contact Tracy for supply list.register_button

Fall Adult Classes


Open Studios and Critiquewith Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, September 12 – October 31 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $250
Weekly critique is a valuable tool when working on our projects. Jump into Fall with the structure we all need. In this class we share ideas and Tracy will problem solve with you on your painting ideas and challenges.Tracy has structured this class so we have a thought provoking, timed critique, and plenty of painting time after. The best of both! All mediums welcome! Take the afternoon class as well if you want a fun day of art! (There is a short lunch break in between.) Sign up now! Use form at left to contact Tracy with questions.register_button

Landscape Abstracting on Gold Gessowith Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, September 12–October 31 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $250
Jump into shape making, value and color considerations on a gold metallic background. We will use palette knives, cards, stencils, wedges, rags, rollers and acrylics to create these interesting landscape based paintings. Several different projects will be introduced.Tracy demos promptly at 1:00, and then we have plenty of painting time. Come join the fun! Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list and questions.register_button

Creative Collage with Gold and Black Gesso and Mediumswith Tracy Budd
3 classes: Wednesday-Friday, December 14–16 (these dates have changed) • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $165
In this collage class, we will experiment with everything paper.We will make papers, collect papers, tear, cut and make our shapes and compositions with papers and paint. We will use gold and black gesso in some new ways.Tracy will keep the ideas flowing with some specific projects to try. Mood and feeling of the pieces will be discussed along with color discoveries. Collage is a very good medium to try out your composition skills. Tracy will supply the gold gesso. Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list.register_button

Angel Paintingswith Tracy Budd
1 class: Monday, December 5 • Noon–3:30 p.m. • $65
Tracy loves angels! Many of you know that… in this class we will use anything we want to create interesting angel images
on wooden panels.Tracy is thinking paint, metallics, collage papers, found objects, fabrics, stencils mediums… just to mention a few. Sound fun? A festive project that could be photographed to be used for your Christmas card! Class size limited. Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list.register_button