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Winter Adult Classes

Water Media

Open Studioswith Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, January 6–February 24 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $200
Come paint with an enthusiastic group of artists and be part of a creative atmosphere where we all learn from each other. Tracy will meet you “right where you are” in your painting journey and help you problem solve your painting from start to finish. This class is a nice lead in to her afternoon class if you want a whole day of creative fun! Acrylic, oil, drawing and mixed media welcome! Come join the fun! Use form at left to contact Tracy with questions. register_button

Painting Basics and Beyond (Find Your Painting Voice)with Tracy Budd
8 classes: Mondays, January 6–February 24 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $230
Working in layered acrylics, Tracy will enthusiastically help you find your own voice in your art. Whether a beginner or seasoned painter, it is valuable to try to identify your own personal “language” in paint and Tracy believes this is her job as a teacher. Learning the basics of strong color, value and design and the many mysteries of acrylic painting, each student will explore their vision of painting ideas and learn to get the most out of their painting ideas. By setting personal goals students will successfully complete their paintings! Demos and critiques weekly. Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list and any questions.register_button

Profiles in Paintwith Tracy Budd
3 classes: Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28 • 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • $100
Working from photos, students will paint their subjects in profile, creating mood and atmosphere by the lighting, color, texture and value choices they make in layered acrylics. Students will learn the nuisances of temperature and edges while working on the figure. Pattern, layering and “style” will dictate the outcome of these masterpieces! Plenty of guidance and help along the way, so start taking photos of profiles with lots of light play now! Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list or with questions.register_button

Mixed Media

Stamp Making One Day Classwith Tracy Budd
1 class: Friday, January 10 • 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. • $75
For all of you acrylic and mixed media artists, learn to make your own stamps and stencils. Tracy often emphasizes the importance of making our art our own. If we use machine made stamps and stencils we need to incorporate and mask the commercial element of these. Why not make our own stamps and stencils that come from the shapes and marks we like, unique to each one of us. Tracy will supply the materials and students will supply the creativity! Come join the fun! Use form at left to contact Tracy with questions.register_button

Memory Boxeswith Tracy Budd
3 classes: Tuesdays, February 11, 18, 25 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $100
Using paint, photo transfers, mementos, and treasured objects, create a meaningful piece of art that depicts a memory, time, place or person. We will draw, paint, glue and transpose our feelings onto panel boxes. A very intuitive way to paint, your ideas will flow from each other in this special project. A great project to make “Content” front and center and the importance of it in your art. Start collecting your ideas now! Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list and any questions.register_button

Spring Adult Classes

Watermedia

Open Studioswith Tracy Budd
10 classes: Mondays March 16–May 18 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $260
Painting together is a pleasure and sharing our art journeys a blessing! Come paint , draw and create with an enthusiastic group of artists. Critiquing and sharing makes this class work and Tracy will meet you right where you are with your projects and help you problem solve! Stay for her afternoon class if you’d like a full day of painting! Acrylic, oil, drawing and mixed media welcome. Join the fun! Use form at left to contact Tracy with questions.register_button

It’s In The Layers–Acrylic Painting (Painting Basics and Beyond)with Tracy Budd
10 classes: Mondays, March 16–May 18 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $280
Acrylics are the most remarkable medium to work in layers. Starting like watercolorists with transparent paint, we will work many layers ending up with heavier oil-like application. The textures, colors and shapes found in the layers makes for very beautiful, sophisticated surfaces. Come explore this “ oh so versatile “ medium. Tracy will help you problem solve your paintings with value, color, design, and texture and explore your own vision of painting ideas, whether a beginner or a seasoned painter. Demos weekly. Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list.register_button

Three Weeks of Yupo & Paintwith Tracy Budd
3 classes: Tuesdays May 12, 19, 26 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $95
Yupo paper is a fascinating surface to work on with our acrylics. A plastic watercolor paper, it is the ultimate of sealed surfaces and paint can be applied and removed with ease. Textures are unique to this fun surface, which is durable and can be painted, stenciled and scraped! Give it a try!! Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list.register_button

Mixed Media

Acrylics and Collagewith Tracy Budd
8 Classes: Tuesdays, March 17–May 5 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $230
Back by popular demand, acrylics and collage is a fun, think out of the box class! We will make interesting collage papers, incorporate painting ideas onto paper and adhere to panel boxes. Tracy will give specific painting challenges each week to keep our ideas moving along. If you love to create and cut and glue, you’ll love this class! Use form at left to contact Tracy for a supply list! register_button