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WILLIAMSBURG CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
ADULT ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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adult CLASSES – fall 2019

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Wednesdays
 

Continuing Watercolor - Painting From Your Own Photo

   AF-299-   /  Wednesday, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20

         Location: WCAC - 110 Westover Avenue             Times: 12:30 - 2:30 pm
            Course Fee: Non-Members $120.00
           Members $105.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

Now it's time for you to select one of your own photos and begin painting your own subjects.  Please do not use someone else's photo from a magazine, etc. They are copyrighted and not legal to use unless you have the copyright holder's written permission.  It is also more rewarding to work from a photo scene that is personal to you. 

Prior to the first class, please complete the drawing/s from your own photo in your sketch pad.  The instructor will work with students individually as you progress from your drawing through the development of your painting. She will help you plan your approach to your painting, make paint color choices, and decide where to use mask, etc. 

Class I: Getting the drawing right. Please bring the drawing/s you completed and your sketch pad.  Elizabeth will critique you while you work on getting your drawing sized correctly for your watercolor paper. She will also help you plan the process for doing your painting.

Classes II and III: You will continue to work on your painting at your own pace.  Elizabeth will provide guidance and support during this process.

Throughout this series, feel free to listen to instruction given to other students - it may be very useful.  Elizabeth will stop as needed to demonstrate painting techniques to address issues encountered while working with students. You will find both Elizabeth and your fellow students supportive as you work through the stages of learning how to paint in watercolor.

Materials:  Upon enrollment, you will receive an email with the materials necessary to complete this series.


Series 3: Continuing Watercolor

   AF-291-   /  Wednesday, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20

         Location: WCAC - 110 Westover Avenue             Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
            Course Fee: Non-Members $120.00
           Members $105.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

This is a small class for people who have some experience with watercolor, preferably at least an introductory class about watercolor materials and the basics of painting in watercolor.  In this class, you will be doing paintings from your own photographs.  The instructor will work with students as a group and individually to help further develop your skills.  She will help you plan your approach to your painting, give guidance on the drawing you are starting with, and advise and demonstrate aspects of the painting where your need her help.  When needed, she’ll use a class session for a concentrated lesson on some aspect of drawing/painting.  When she is working with one student, all are welcome to listen and ask questions as they offer a learning opportunity to all.  

This class is good for students who are working to improve their painting skills, and they often enroll continuously.  Students not only find the instructor’s help valuable, but also that taking a class with the same group of people creates an excellent support group.

Materials: Get your materials list when you enroll.  If you have questions about items on the materials list, contact instructor for information at 516 383-1137 or artbyeliz@gmail.com.

The class is given in a series of three two hours sessions.  There is usually a break between classes. 


Continuing Watercolor - Painting From Your Own Photo

   AF-327-   /  Wednesday, 12/4, 12/11/ 12/18

         Location: WCAC - 110 Westover Avenue             Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
            Course Fee: Non-Members $120.00
           Members $105.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

Now it's time for you to select one of your own photos and begin painting your own subjects.  Please do not use someone else's photo from a magazine, etc. They are copyrighted and not legal to use unless you have the copyright holder's written permission.  It is also more rewarding to work from a photo scene that is personal to you. 

Prior to the first class, please complete the drawing/s from your own photo in your sketch pad.  The instructor will work with students individually as you progress from your drawing through the development of your painting. She will help you plan your approach to your painting, make paint color choices, and decide where to use mask, etc. 

Class I: Getting the drawing right. Please bring the drawing/s you completed and your sketch pad.  Elizabeth will critique you while you work on getting your drawing sized correctly for your watercolor paper. She will also help you plan the process for doing your painting.

Classes II and III: You will continue to work on your painting at your own pace.  Elizabeth will provide guidance and support during this process.

Throughout this series, feel free to listen to instruction given to other students - it may be very useful.  Elizabeth will stop as needed to demonstrate painting techniques to address issues encountered while working with students. You will find both Elizabeth and your fellow students supportive as you work through the stages of learning how to paint in watercolor.

Materials:  Upon enrollment, you will receive an email with the materials necessary to complete this series.



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For additional information, call: 757–229–4949
or visit the gallery at 110 Westover Avenue, Williamsburg.


Unless otherwise noted, Classes & Workshops will be held
in the Art Education Center at the back of the Blue Building,
110 Westover Avenue, Williamsburg.
Our parking lot entrance is one way only from Lafayette Street.
Advance Registration Required.

Call the Gallery to register today!
757–229-4949