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Spring/Summer Classes for Adults


Have Brush, Will Travel: Watermediawith Vera Dickerson
6 classes: Tuesdays, April 20–May 25 • Same class: Thursdays, April 22–May 27 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $190
Whether it’s a place just down the road or a trip half way around the world, pick the surroundings which bring good memories. Find some photo references to bring to the first class and we will discuss approach, color and mood for your paintings. Canvas tone, your color way, light, shadow, even those well known artists who might offer ideas, will all be a part of the initial directions in our first class. Then we can all experience the joys with everyone as we share these artistic ventures. Demos and critiques. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button


Getting a Likeness… Pencil Drawings from Photoswith Vera Dickerson
Wednesday & Thursday, June 9–10 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $60
Bring your photo reference to create a pencil portrait. This may be your end product, or the study for a painting in the late June class. We will talk about values, light direction, likeness and what adds the soul to the portrait. Demo. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button

Portrait Paintingwith Vera Dickerson (watermedia)
Monday–Wednesday June 28, 29, 30 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $90
Bring photo reference and a drawing, if you have that, and we will transfer the image to canvas and develop the likeness of your subject. Demos and assistance to capture that special person in paint and develop a beautiful color range. Use form at left to contact Robin with questions.register_button


The BIG Picturewith Vera Dickerson (watermedia)
Tuesday–Thursday, July 13, 14, 15 • 9:00 a.m.–noon • $90
Take your photos in the Spring when fresh greens are in the mountain landscape and fields. Then bring those to use to paint our beautiful mountains and valleys of the Blue Ridge. Bring a canvas at least 24 x 30 or larger. Demos and critique. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button


Small Treasureswith Vera Dickerson (mixed)
Monday–Wednesday, August 2, 3, 4 • 9:00 a.m.–noon • $100 includes metal leaf
Work on a small panel using metal leaf and acrylics to turn a special object, or something you want to use as a singular image, into a treasure to remember. We will prepare our surface and then work with reference to those lovely small panel paintings from religious art of the past. Bring photo reference so you can capture the essence of your subject. Demos and critique. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button