Other Media Painting
Creativity with a View
Enjoy spectacular views of the DC skyline as you unleash your creativity with drawing at CityBar Rooftop and Lounge.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Sip and Sample: Try Your Hand at Three Studio Arts Classes
3-Session Evening Course
Get a taste of three of our most popular studio arts classes—in abstraction, drawing, and sculpture—for a single night each as you enjoy a glass of wine and stimulate the artist within.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Oil Pastels for Everyone
6-Session Afternoon Course
Both beginners and seasoned artists can learn to take advantage of the creative possibilities of this rich pigmented, vibrant, and versatile medium.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Drawing on the Right Side of Your Brain
8-Session Evening Course
Popular theory on right side brain activity holds that the right brain is primarily responsible for the intuitive understanding of visual and spatial relationships. Designed to improve the way people see and record objects on paper, this class provides a set of visual exercises to help build the ability to draw.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Continued Pastel: Designing the 21st Century Still-Life
8-Session Weekend Course
Intermediate-to-advanced students investigate a myriad of ways to construct innovative still-life arrangements, as well as expand their skills in making the most of the brilliant and luminescent effects of oil and chalk pastels.
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Weekend Course
This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Figure Drawing and Independent Projects
8-Session Weekend Course
The depiction of the human form on cave walls and the rendering of the figure throughout history, across cultures and artistic styles, underscore the significance of its continued study. Students make use of this venerated artistic form in this course designed to help develop their skill in capturing the figure on paper.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Evening Course
This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Continued Drawing
8-Session Evening Course
As an investigation of drawing beyond the introductory level, this course offers practice in using traditional media. Sessions focus on the four traditional subjects of drawing (still-life, landscape, portrait, and figure).
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Developing Your Sketchbook
8-Session Afternoon Course
Boost your creativity and record your thoughts and visual observations of the world around you—and in the process transform your sketchbook into a powerful expression of your inner self.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Children’s Book Illustration Workshop
Creating illustrations for a children’s manuscript is loads of fun once you get to know the basics. Learn the foundations of bringing a story to life through pictures.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM