Visual Art Classes for Adults

These classes are for teens and adults 13 and older. Register by clicking HERE, sending an email to info@shakorihills.org or calling the office at 919-542-1746. Click HERE for information on children’s classes. All classes are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated but not required. Located at Shakori Hills.

Acrylic Painting: Contructing Zinnia Still-Life: Sept 10th, 11am

zinnia still life by johnCome away with your own beautiful work of art! Join local artist, John Vanderheyden for this Acrylic [water base] painting class for beginners to intermediate level, ages 10 and older. Instruction will be on composition, color theory and paint mixing. Click HERE for more information.

Wednesday Visual Arts Classes with Jaime Coggins: Ongoing throughout 2016

Join Greensboro artist, Jaime Coggins for these weekly sessions in visual arts. The curriculum will be based on class sizes and interests. Below are some previous and current class topics:

Introduction to Studio Art

Learn the basic tools and methods needed to set up and paint with acrylics, draw with charcoal and create three-dimensional artwork. These building blocks will be used for future classes and help one understand the visual art fundamentals. Taught by

Painting: Color and Methods

June 8 pine branch paint brushesIn this beginners class we will cover the spectrum of possibilities that an artist can achieve with a simple, forgiving and colorful medium, using basic brushes. There are many ways to use these simple tools that can even be a direct extension of drawing. Acrylic paints are a friendly way to learn basic painting.

Drawing in DimensionsJune 15 monet

Through this intermediate level workshop, we will explore form, line of sight, dimension
and shading techniques to learn how you can bring your drawing to life! We will use basic drawing tools, focusing on the fundamentals of three-dimensional drawing techniques.

Abstract Painting

Using three-dimensional drawing, line formation and free form, create an imaginative painting representing your feelings and thoughts. There are no boundaries to the combinations of colors and shapes we can use to represent ourselves as individuals. This is a group activity.

Classes are free and open to the public; donations appreciated but not required. Click HERE to register or send an email to info@shakorihills.org. Feel free to call us with questions: 919-542-1746

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