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Watermedia Academy Classes ~ Upcoming Fall Sessions

Event Type Status Title * Description

Watercolor Classes

This class meets
once a week on either tuesday afternoon from 3-5:00 p.m. or evenings from 6-8:00 p.m.


"Basics and Beyond in Watercolor"

6-Sessions
Oct 22,29 Nov 5,12,19 and Dec 3 
(See Listing Below for Winter and Spring sessions)

This class is for all skill levels. Participants will be exposed to differing techniques and approaches to constructing a composition through demonstrations, discussion and reproductions of a variety of artists' works. Betty incourages participants to let go of preconceived notions and experience the medium in the spirit of exploration. Returning painters will have a chance to practice their increasing skills when applied to new visual problems. Students who already have supplies can bring them to the first class and suggestions for supplimenting will be given if necessary.

$150

*A supply list for all classes is available upon request.

watercolor/watermedia

This class meets once a week on saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Personal Paintings in Watercolor/Watermedia"

6-Sessions                                           

Fall session runs Oct. 26 Nov. 2,9,16,23 and Dec. 7    

This class is an opportunity for those with some painting experience to focus on individual interpretations of subjects in a process orientated approach. A variety of techniques will be reviewed and their implications for compositional and stylistic concerns investigated. Students may use watercolor or acrylic paint. Additional watermediums will be available as add ons for mixing mediums and individuals may experiment with process and materials as wanted. Participants may work from studio set-ups, instructors references or individual references or sketches.

$150

Open Studio

The studio will be open saturday afternoons from 1-4:00 p.m. for anyone to work in their medium of choice. This will be available whenever classes are in session.

 "Open Studio for creative endeavors"

Interested parties may use the three hour studio times for for just $15 an afternoon. No class instruction is offered, but Betty is available to answer questions and help with ongoing projects. This is a good opportunity for those who want more personal painting time or for those working on class projects. Groups of "painting fellows" are welcome.

 


Watermedia Academy Classes ~  Winter 2014 Sessions

Event Type Status Title & Description

watercolor class

 

 

 

 

 

 

This class meets once a week on tuesday afternoons from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and evenings from 6:00 -8:00 p.m.

 

                      


"Basics and Beyond in Watercolor"

6-Sessions

Winter session runs Jan. 21,28, and Feb. 4,11,18,25

This class is for those new to watercolor or for those with experience in the medium who wish to refresh their skills. Participants will be exposed to differing techniques and approaches to constructing a composition through demonstrations, discussion and reproductions of a variety of artists' works. Betty incourages participants to let go of preconceived notions and experience the medium in the spirit of exploration. Returning painters will have a chance to practice their increasing skills when applied to new visual problems.

$150


 

watercolor/watermedia

This class meets once a week on saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Personal Paintings in Watercolor/Watermedia"

6-Sessions

Winter session runs Jan.25 , Feb. 1,8,15,22 and March 1

This class is an opportunity for those with some painting experience to focus on individual interpretations of subjects in a process orientated approach. A variety of techniques will be reviewed and their implications for compositional and stylistic concerns investigated. Students may use watercolor or acrylic paint. Additional watermediums will be available as add ons for mixing mediums and individuals may experiment with process and materials as wanted. Participants may work from studio set-ups, instructors references or individual references or sketches.

$150

Watermedia Academy Classes ~ Upcoming Spring 2014 Sessions

watercolor class

This class meets once a week on tuesday afternoons from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and evenings from 6:00 -8:00 p.m.

"Basics and Beyond in Watercolor"

6-Sessions

Spring session runs April 1,8,15,22,29 and May 6

This class is for those new to watercolor or for those with experience in the medium who wish to refresh their skills. Participants will be exposed to differing techniques and approaches to constructing a composition through demonstrations, discussion and reproductions of a variety of artists' works. Betty incourages participants to let go of preconceived notions and experience the medium in the spirit of exploration. Returning painters will have a chance to practice their increasing skills when applied to new visual problems.

$150

watercolor/watermedia

This class meets once a week on saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Personal Paintings in Watercolor/Watermedia"

6-Sessions

Spring session runs April 5,12,19,26 and May 3,10

This class is an opportunity for those with some painting experience to focus on individual interpretations of subjects in a process orientated approach. A variety of techniques will be reviewed and their implications for compositional and stylistic concerns investigated. Students may use watercolor or acrylic paint. Additional watermediums will be available as add ons for mixing mediums and individuals may experiment with process and materials as wanted. Participants may work from studio set-ups, instructors references or individual references or sketches.

$150

Watermedia Academy Classes ~ Upcoming Fall 2014 Sessions

Expressive Drawing

New drawing experiences offered in this second session, but no previous experience needed!

This class meets on saturdays from from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

"Expressive Drawing"

6-Sessions

(Dates To Be Announced)

Drawing is approached as a means for investigating the elements of art and principles of design along with the creation of visual metaphors. Directed exercises lead to individualized visual records of the process and interpretations of meaning. Traditional drawing materials and waterbased paints are used and most materials are provided. No drawing experience is needed only the desire to explore your creative self. Drawings can stand alone or be used as explorations for expressive paintings.

$175 Materials included


 

Watermedia Academy Workshops

Event Type Dates Title & Description

One-Day Expressive Drawing Workshop

Saturday, May 24
9:30am - 3:00pm

“Expressive Drawing”
Sponsored by the North Country Arts Center and held at Dynamite Hill Ski Lodge in Chestertown NY.

For information and to register contact the North Country Arts Center: www.northcountryartscenter.org

One Day Watercolor Workshop

Saturday, June 21
Noon till' 3pm

“Getting to Know the Harriet Bentley Art Class-Watercolor”

Held at the Parks- Bentley Place and sponsored by the Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls

Cost is $20 including supplies. Participants will complete a watercolor project.

Prepaid registration is required; one week prior to class.  contact: 745-7741

Two Full-Day Workshop Sessions In Watercolor

Friday, Aug 8 &
Saturday, Aug 9
9:00am - 4:00pm

“The Landscape in Watercolor”

Sponsored at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne NY.

For course description and registration visit:

www.adirondackfolkschool.org.

     
 
Private Lessons and Open Studio

Private or semi-private instruction

We offer private or semi-private instruction on an ongoing basis and will work to find times suitable for both instructor and student. Experience level and interests will determine individualized lessons- 

$20 an hour for semi-private and $25 for individual

 
Current & Upcoming Exhibits
Event When Title & Description

Annual Juried Art Exhibit at LARAC'S Lapham Gallery

Lower adirondack RegionalArts Council

www.larac.org    518-798-1144    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

October 4th- November1st , 2013

"Pattern and Texture"

Works displayed in both realistic and abstract styles that display a repetitive or consistent organization of shapes and/or texture through method, material or meaning.



 
 
Things You Need To Know
  • Payment is due on or before the first day of class.  Personal checks or cash are accepted only
  • Any missed classes must be made up before the end of a session
  • Tuition includes backing boards and clips for watercolor paper, paper towels for water control and clean-up and water containers. Watercolor paper is available (variety of types and brands) at a nominal fee. Some trays are available to use as paint pallets. Students who register will get a list of brushes and paints that are recommended to purchase. Students who already have supplies may bring them to the first session of a class and add to them later if necessary.
  • The studio is well equiped and comfortable and anyone considering a class may visit by appointment by calling 518-260-6764.
  • Studio hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1-4pm (subject to change). Please call ahead to make sure something has not come up!