IT'S TIME FOR A NIGHT CLASS
Ever wish you had more time or space for calligraphy, photography or abstract art? Our adult classes are where you want to be on nights & weekends. Taught by featured Nashville artists, bring your wine, friends and join us for a night of creativity and fun!
Our classes are individualized with each student walking away with a completed, unique work of their own.
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Adult classes require registration at least 48 hours in advance to ensure materials are prepped for all attendees. If you'd like to register closer to the class time, please email for confirmation prior to registering!
WATERCOLOR, INK & YOUR IMAGINATION with Sarah Arace
Wednesday, April 10th & May 1st, 7:00-9:00pm, Advanced Registration Required
In this playful class Sarah will share her techniques on creating with your imagination. Participants will leave with 3-4 finished small paintings, different watercolor techniques, and confidence in working with mixed media.
Sarah will pick out color palettes, and give different techniques and prompts on letting the ego go, and letting that inner child out to play.
This is perfect for beginners and those who haven’t “let go” for a while.
DRAWING ALL LEVELS with Emma Bradford
Sunday April 21st or May 26th, 4:00-6:00pm, Advanced Registration Required
If you are interested in brushing up on drawing techniques or working with colors for the first time, this class is for you! For those who have had some experience with drawing, this is a great class to expand in their mark making, values &/or color theory.
SOFT PASTELS 101 with Sarah Arace
Tuesday, April 30th, or May 14th, 7:00-9:00pm, Advance Registration Required
This colorful class Sarah will go over the basics of soft pastels. Participants will not only take home 3-4 finished pieces of work, but knowledge of materials and techniques when working in this fun medium. Participants are asked to bring in subject or photos to pull inspiration from.
BRUSH LETTERING with Molly Margaret
Thursday, May 7th, 7:00-9:00pm, Advance Registration Required
Come explore the world of brush lettering! In this class we will look at the many lettering effects and styles you can achieve using brushes and brush markers. We will cover a full brush alphabet, letter variations from edgy to flowy and a few basic illustration examples using a brush. Using a wide range of markers you'll create new letter forms with ease.
ABSTRACT ACRYLIC PAINTING with Douglas Charlton
Thursday, April 11th, May 16th, or June 6th, , 7:00-9:00pm, Advance Registration Required
In this class we will use color to spark emotion and most importantly have you create a color scheme that works in your home. With a few simple and linear brush strokes this class will provide an individual, not to mention an original piece of artwork that's all your own.
FLOURISHED WATERCOLOR ART with Molly Margaret
Thursday, June 13th, 7:00-9:30, Advanced Registration Required
Join Molly of Esque Script for a fun filled night of exploring the use of watercolors to create beautiful one of a kind cards, stationery and gifts. We'll spend time learning techniques on how to hold and manipulate a brush to create different foliage and flourished designs.
INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING with Kymberlee Stanley @ STUDIO K
THREE PART SERIES // Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00pm @ Studio K
Series Options: April 3rd, 10th, and 17th // May 1st, 8th and 15th // June 5th, 12th and 19th
Three weeks of consistent drop in oil painting workshop time with Kymberlee Stanley and a small group of other beginning painters. The focus of this class will be on learning basics and applying new knowledge each week. Classes are held in private Studio K in a cozy studio experience.
DRAWING 101 with Emma Bradford
THREE PART SERIES
Sunday, April 7, 14, & 21, 4:00-6:00pm, Advanced Registration Required
If you are interested in brushing up or learning drawing techniques for the first time, this class is for you! This class is great for beginners or artists who are a little out of practice to learn a few drawing techniques that are helpful for other areas of art making as well. In this series, you will use graphite to practice drawing from life, utilizing a grid for drawing from a photo reference, adding value and marks to create form. Throughout we will review Elements of Art as well as Principles of Design.
BOTANICAL ART 101 with Miranda Fuller
FOUR PART SERIES
Thursdays, April 18th & 25th, and May 2nd & 9th, 7:00-9:30pm in Studio A, Advance Registration Required
Stop and smell the roses with Miranda as she teaches you beginning botanical art! This four-part series invites you to enjoy the plant world in a creative way and encourages self-expression during the process. You will learn how to study, draw and color your favorite botanicals.
PAINTING PLACES with ACRYLIC PAINT with Leighton Lancaster
FOUR PART SERIES
Wednesdays, April 24th, May 8th, 15th, & 22nd, 10:00am-12:00pm, Advanced Registration Required
Come join Leighton as she demonstrates how to paint places, whether a landscape, beach scene, or building, that has meaning to you. She will show you how to use value, texture, and brush strokes to create different areas to transform a photo into a painting by your hand.
UNCOVERED AND SMOTHERED with Cindy Wunsch Bowen
Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 6:30-8:30pm
This is a class about pushing through and exploring the many facets of mixed media. We will play with color theory, composition and the use interesting ephemera to produce a powerful work of art. Some artistic challenges will be given to deepen your creativity and ways of thinking about mixed media.
INTRO TO WATER MIXABLE OIL PAINT with Elizabeth Braswell
TWO PART SERIES Thursdays, April 25th & May 2nd, 1:00-3:00pm
The timeless beauty of oil paint designed for artists with allergies and sensitivity to solvent smells. Cleans up easily and acts like oils. You will learn the basics of mixing and applying this wonderful new medium. In the second class, you’ll create a small painting from start to finish using water mixable oil paint.
LEARNING TO DRAW with Lauren Rosenblum
FOUR PART SERIES
Wednesdays, May 1st, 8th, 15th, & 22nd, 1-3pm, in Studio A, Advance Registration Required
Wednesdays, June 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th, 6:30-8:30pm, in Studio A, Advance Registration Required
This class is perfect for beginners as well as advanced students. Using graphite, and charcoal on tinted paper, we will be learning how to use light to make your subject look three dimensional. Using classical techniques, we will understand how light hits an object and describes the form.
INTRO TO WATERCOLOR with Elizabeth Braswell
FOUR PART SERIES in Studio A
Tuesdays, April 30th, May 7th, 14th & 21st, 1:00-3:00pm, Registration Required
Class Fee ($200/series or $50/single )+ Materials Fee ($20)
Intro. to Watercolor is the first step on a lifelong journey of creative expression and joy. This foundational class covers the basics that are needed to begin watercolor painting. You will learn the theories and do the practice necessary to continue producing high quality paintings long after you have finished this class. Learning to watercolor is a gift that brings continual growth as an artist. Your teacher will guide you as you acquire the language and skills necessary to be a watercolorist.
DRAWING 101 in COLOR with Emma Bradford
FOUR PART SERIES
Sunday, May 5, 12, 19 & 22, 4:00-6:00pm, Advanced Registration Required
Curious about painting or color theory? This is a great class to explore some basic techniques with little pressure. For those who have had some experience with drawing, this is a great class to expand in their mark making, values & also color theory. We will be working with oil pastel, a wonderful medium that is forgiving while also has the ability to create complex colors and beautiful marks.
BOTANICAL PAINTING with OIL PAINTS with Lauren Rosenblum
FOUR PART SERIES
Mondays, May 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th, 1:00-3:00pm in Studio A, Registration Required
Sundays, June 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 23rd, 1:00-3:00pm in Studio A, Registration Required
This class is designed to teach students how to paint botanicals, using oil paint and is perfect for beginners as well as advanced students. Lauren will take you step by step through the process starting with preparing your surface. Lauren will be discussing some fundamental techniques of drawing, emphasizing value and form.
MORE Adult Summer Classes COMING SOON!