Studio Arts Other Media Art and Architecture Courses Bach to Brubeck (and everything in between)
Creativity with a View
Enjoy spectacular views of the DC skyline as you unleash your creativity with painting at CityBar Rooftop and Lounge.
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Evening Course
In this course combining lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation, gain the technical background and experience you need to get started as a painter. Working from still-life arrangements, explore basic painting techniques, including color-mixing, scumbling, and glazing.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Afternoon Course
In this course combining lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation, gain the technical background and experience you need to get started as a painter. Working from still-life arrangements, explore basic painting techniques, including color-mixing, scumbling, and glazing.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Painting Lessons from American Artists of the Gilded Age
8-Session Weekend Course
Learn how you can bring the signature techniques of Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and Cecelia Beaux to your own work as you study their methods and their paintings. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The Hudson River School: Investigating America’s First School of Landscape Painting
3-Session Weekend Course
Find inspiration in the iconic landscapes painted by the artists of the Hudson River School. A visit to the National Gallery and studio demonstrations prepare students create their own works in the 19th-century spirit. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Continued Watercolor
8-Session Daytime Course
Go beyond the basics of paint application and learn how to construct strong, vibrant, personality-filled paintings as you hone your skills as a watercolor artist.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Introduction to Watercolor
8-Session Afternoon Course
Beginning students as well as experienced painters explore basic watercolor techniques and learn new approaches to painting through classroom demonstration, discussion, and experimentation.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Beginning Acrylic Painting
8-Session Evening Course
Painting is as much about how you think as it is the process of putting colors on canvas. Get a practical introduction to both the skills needed to paint in acrylics and how to observe and reflect the world around you like an artist.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Lessons in Portrait Painting from the Dutch Masters
8-Session Daytime Course
Unlock the technical mysteries of how 17th-century artists achieved their signature effects and then create your own Dutch-inspired masterpiece. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:15 AM