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Water Street Studios School of Art



Painting

in Fall Semester 2022 September - December

Acrylic Painting for Adults 16+(South Classroom)

$135

with Kelley Cappell

Calendar Sep 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This five-week course led by artist Kelley Cappell will introduce you to the beauty of acrylic painting and help you to create several finished compositions. A focus on simple subject matter such as florals, landscapes, paint pouring, and still life ensures that you can confidently learn and practice basic acrylic techniques. 

No previous art experience is required.

What students will need for the course:

  • Five, 9" x 12" or 11" x 14" primed canvas panels. 
  • Set of student grade acyrilic paint (minimum of red, blue, yellow, black, and white).
  • Brush set (multiple size for painting).

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

PNT107.122.03

 

Full Course

Nature Watercolor Painting and Pencil Techniques for Adults (18+)(North Classroom)

$140

with Jill Adzia

Calendar Oct 1, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Join WSS artist Jill Adzia for Nature Watercolor Painting and Pencil technique class. (For 18 +) Students will learn a variety of watercolor and watercolor pencil techniques. Students will celebrate fall, students will explore painting colorful fall leaves, foliage and more! 

This watercolor class is for anyone interested in learning the step by step basics of Watercolor painting. 

Jill will lead you through an easy to learn "Still Life" composition.... first practicing  color mixing, color washes, "wet on wet", "wet on dry"exercises.  Students will  learn and explore using  highlights, lowlights, perspective and the use of shadows during  the class lessons. 

Each week will be another adventure into the beautiful world of Watercolor painting! Class will meet October 1st, 8th, October 22, and October 29th. There will be no class October 15th.

Please purchase basic watercolor supplies needed for first class:

  • Sketchbook (Your choice of size)
  • 2B Pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Roll of masking tape
  • Watercolor Pad 9 X 12 inch
  • Basic Water Color paint set (WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.)
  • Palette (WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.)
  • 2 Brushes(Small & Medium round)(WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.)
  • 2 small water color containers(WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.)
  • Drawing Board (WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.)
  • Basic Watercolor pencil set (WSS will provide or purchase your own to keep.

PNT.130.122.01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday Social Still-life Open Studio & Paint Session (for 16+) South Classroom

$10
Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This Saturday Social Still Life Class will be themed on drawing and painting Autumn Leaves!

Practice your drawing and painting skills in the Water Street Studio Classrooms!  Join us for a relaxing afternoon of sketching and painting and meeting other artists at Water Street Studios.

 

Bring a friend and make some new ones.  This is open studio time for practicing drawing and painting in the WSS studio space, it is non instructional.

We provide: * An interesting still life set up * Studio Space to be creative * Basic drawing supplies * Drawing paper * Photo references * Table easel's*  Coffee & cookies!*

Bring your own favorite art supplies as needed.

This non-instructional, 2-hour session will allow you to explore artmaking  alone or with a group of art friends! 

  #DRW.120.222.03

Paint Your Own Artistic Autumn Clay Pumpkin! for 21+ (@ Art History Brewing in Geneva, Il.)

$63

with Kristin Schimmel

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join this special one night only Autumn workshop, perfect for friends and family! Celebrate fall this year by creating your own bespoke gorgeous artistic clay pumpkin for your fall holiday home decor! This workshop is for everyone, students will paint their own  one of a kind  pumpkin!

Students will  be guided to paint their own clay pumpkins. These pumpkins will be perfect decor for the Autumn Holidays! 

*A $12.00 gift certificate is included in this class registration which can be used on the day of class for a exclusive beer tasting featuring locally brewed Art History Beer or for the purchase of any goods at Art History Brewing! (sales tax not included)

Class will be held at Art History Brewing located at 649 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134. (630) 345-6274

 https://arthistorybrewing.com/

All art materials provided in registration fee. 

  #CFT.120.122.02

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Art Sampler Series: Create your own holiday gifts (for 16+) (North Classroom)

$165

with Jill Adzia

Calendar Nov 1, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Tis the season to create your own creative beautiful homemade holiday gifts!

In this Art Sampler students will explore creating and making their own unique holiday gifts! Leave the store-bought holiday behind and have a creative homemade holiday season this year with Water Street Studios!

Explore a different medium with each 2-hr class while creating beautiful personal gifts to give! Seasonal theme projects will be explored such as snow scenes, poinsettias, holly, reindeer and more....

Class #1. Acrylic Painting on small canvas

Class #2. Watercolor Painting & colored ink

Class #3. Scratchboard Drawing on black 

Class #4. Oil Based pens / sharpies on ceramic plates

Class #5. Colored pencil on slate tiles

This is class is perfect for adults with some art experience helpful, but beginners encouraged to attend!

This class meets Tuesday nights, no class Thanksgiving week Nov 22nd.

 * Materials included in registration, be prepared to bring yourself and have some fun!

#MIX.102.122.01

Abstract Acrylic 'Pour' Painting Workshop for Adults 16+(South Classroom)

$50

with Kelley Cappell

Calendar Nov 6, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This FUN one day workshop led by artist Kelley Cappell will introduce you to the beautiful art of acrylic 'pour' painting and help you to create finished compositions!

Acrylic pour painting is a technique used to create paintings with flowing abstract patterns. The effect is created by combining acrylic paint with a liquid medium. This mixture is then “poured” onto a surface and spread around by means of tilting the surface or manually manipulating the paint.

The results are FUN and abstract!

Course PNT.129.222.03

No previous art experience is required.

What students will need for the course:

  • Four 11" x 14" primed canvas panels. 
  • WSS will provide instruction and other materials.

Masks optional in all classrooms and gallery.

Saturday Social Still-life Open Studio & Paint Session (for 16+) South Classroom

$10
Calendar Nov 12, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This Saturday Still Life Class will be themed on drawing and painting the fall harvest table.

Practice your drawing and painting skills in the Water Street Studio Classrooms!  Join us for a relaxing afternoon of sketching and painting and meeting other artists at Water Street Studios.

 

Bring a friend and make some new ones.  This is open studio time for practicing drawing and painting in the WSS studio space, it is non instructional.

We provide: * An interesting still life set up * Studio Space to be creative * Basic drawing supplies * Drawing paper * Photo references * Table easel's*  Coffee & cookies!*

Bring your own favorite art supplies as needed.

This non-instructional, 2-hour session will allow you to explore artmaking  alone or with a group of art friends! 

  #DRW.120.222.04

Texture Painting Techniques with Acrylic Paint ( 16+, North Classroom)

$120

with Kristin Schimmel

Calendar Nov 30, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Students will explore texture painting techniques in acrylic in this two week class. 

Using palette knives, texturizing tools, and household items students will explore the effects of texture mediums on canvas to create thick impasto paint effects.  This class will explore the drama that texture making can create with white texure mediums. Texture can add amazing drama to your artistic compositions.  After creating thick paint effects students will then add color detail areas to their canvases  to create unique  modern works of art with white texturized areas and minimal color.

*For both beginner and intermediate students.

*Art materials are included in this class including canvas, texturing mediums, palette knife, and paints.

 #PNT132.122.01

 





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