Urban Landscape Painting with Liz Frankland

July 17, 6:00-8:00pm. Learn about Acrylics in this five week, step-by-step class with a focus on loose but accurate painting techniques. All experience levels are welcome!

This class will cover the basics of composition, value, color and brushwork with a simplified palette.

Bring an original photo reference to work from of an urban environment. Anything that inspires you! It could be a building or a smaller city park, restaurant, historic building, or something from a vacation. Think about an interior or exterior scene with a composition that is asymmetrical and unique!

Watercolor for Everyone

July 16, 7:00-9:00pm. Watercolor paints can create stunning glazed effects. Cecilia Phipps will show you how. This class is for beginners through advanced. Five weeks, Tuesday evenings. You will learn as you create; color mixing, washes and experimentation that will result in your expression of autumn leaves, a landscape with birch trees, and a silhouetted lighthouse against a sunset sky. $135 includes pigments and start up paper.

Beginning Drawing: 4 weeks

Tuesdays, July 2, 4:00- 5:30pm. See CONTEST for free drawing class!  All beginners start at the same place, so we’ve opened this class to everyone age 16 to 96!  Learn simple techniques for drawing nearly anything imaginable! During the four weeks, we’ll focus on still life, portraiture, contour drawing and landscape. Enjoy this intuitive and expressive way of thinking. Develop your visual language. Tuesdays, 4 weeks beginning July 2.  $90. A materials list will be furnished one week prior to class (less than $10.)  Taught by Terry Ford-Holcomb.

Art Class for Kids

June 24, 11:00am.  This book inspired an art class for kids.  It offers a great variety of media and cuteness. Of course, you can enhance your summer at home by buying the book and follow along.  But if you want a group setting without any fuss, bring your little ones, age 5 through 9 to Articipate.  Taught by Deb Kobayashi and helper. $90 per session. Mondays, 11:00am-12:30pm. There are two (each different) 5 week sessions:
  • Session one: June 24-July 22
  • Session two: July 29-August 26.

Please call with any helpful information about your child or any questions.

Figure Drawing: 5 weeks

Mondays, 6:00-9:00pm. See CONTEST for free drawing class!  Drawing the human figure has long been a staple for artists. With gesture and form drawings in this 5 week class, we will look at the structure of the head, two-dimensional shape relationships, and value. Experienced teacher and artist, Dan Keller has taught at WSU, CCS and the BBAC. All of the classes will utilize a live model throughout.  $165, includes cost of model. Specific dates are: 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/29, and 8/5. (no class 7/22).

Caregiver Renewal Class

June 22, 11:00am.; three week class.

This is an invitation to caregivers, (paid or unpaid) to join Terry Ford Holcomb for a short series of art explorations.  Need a relaxing, guilt free break from the day to day tasks of taking care of a loved one? Come and join us.  No art experience needed.  $36 for 3 sessions: Saturdays at 11:00am to 12:15 pm, June 22, June 29 and July 6.

In the Gallery

Articipate is pleased to display Mary Jane Erard’s pastel paintings its gallery. An award winning artist, her works in soft pastel, are mostly rural landscapes of the US and Europe. She is a juried member of the Pastel Society of America. Come and see twenty-one paintings, all beautifully framed and priced to sell (until June 16th)

Why collect art? You can brighten your home, express yourself, support art and artists, live your values and love yourself a little more! Buy some art!

Mary Jane Erard
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Where to start:

Some people love playing with color, some are attracted to shapes and shadows.  Others like the challenge of realism.  No matter.  However you arrive is the best way.  Choose your path, but take a step.

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Intro to Art

June 4, 7:00-9:00pm  Where does one start to study art? Copying the masters is an age old practice to learn painting AND it’s a fun way to learn about color mixing and acrylic paints in our first class. In 5 weeks, we’ll explore watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, plus a short drawing practice each week to develop skills and comfort. Come and dip your brush into the world of art. Low pressure, high pleasure. Tuesdays, $123 per person, includes materials. Class size limited to 10 students, 5 students minimum to hold this class.