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!
WATERCOLORS INSPIRED BY CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING with Miranda Fuller
Tuesday, July 9 or August 8, 7:00-9:00pm, Advance Registration Required
Traditional Chinese brush painting artists seek to capture the spirit of nature. The technique encourages imagination and asks you to paint what you want to see, not what you see.
Join Miranda for a fun and relaxing evening of painting air plants and bamboo inspired by traditional spontaneous-style Chinese brush painting. You will learn about the materials, Chinese painting and the wide variety of strokes that you can achieve with one brush!
FLOURISHED WATERCOLOR ART with Molly Margaret
Thursday, June 13th, 7:00-9:00, in Studio B 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.
DRAWING ALL LEVELS with Emma Bradford
Monday, June 24th or Wednesday, July 31, 7:00-9:00pm, 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.
MODERN CALLIGRAPHY with Molly Margaret
Thursday, June 27th or September 9th, 7:00-9:30pm, in Studio B Advance Registration Required
Whether you’ve taken a calligraphy class before or never picked up a pen and ink this class is designed to inspire you to get creative at all skill levels. It will be a night filled with fun and learning, no previous calligraphy experience is needed. My goal is to inspire you to use the concepts you learn in this class to add flare to your next party, holiday cards, crafting, gifting and more!
ABSTRACT ACRYLIC PAINTING with Douglas Charlton
Thursday, July 11th, August 7th or September 12th, , 7:00-9:30pm, in Studio A 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.
WATERCOLOR, INK & YOUR IMAGINATION with Sarah Arace
Wednesdays, July 24 , August 28, or September 25, 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.
Thursday, August 1st, 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.
BOTANICAL PAINTING with OIL PAINTS with Lauren Rosenblum
FOUR PART SERIES
Sundays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28 or August 4, 11, 18, & 25, 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.
DRAWING 101 with Emma Bradford
FOUR PART SERIES
Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31, 7:00-9:00pm in Studio A, 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 PAINTING with Miranda Fuller
FOUR PART SERIES
Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 7:00-9:00pm in Studio A, 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.
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR with Sarah Arace
FIVE PART SERIES
Tuesdays, July 16, 23, 30, August 6 & 13, 7:00-9:00pm in Studio B, Advanced Registration Required
Join Sarah in this Intermediate 5 week series as she reviews the basics to turning your favorite photo into a watercolor painting. Working from a personal image (NOT a human portrait, a still life, landscape, animal etc. recommended) This series purchase includes a set of two Ebony Splendor brushes (6 round and 12 round *if this is not your first series with Sarah you will receive 2 different brushes), Derwent 5H pencil, and a 4-in-1 eraser.
DRAWING 101 in COLOR with Emma Bradford
FOUR PART SERIES
Mondays, September 9, 16, & 23 7:00-9:00pm in Studio B, 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.
WATERCOLOR 101 with Sarah Arace
FOUR PART SERIES
Tuesdays, September 3, 10, 17, & 24, 7:00-9:00pm in Studio B, Advanced Registration Required
Join Sarah as she reviews the basics to help you understand the world of watercolor. Each class has a different focus to cover a variety of techniques. Click below to learn more about each day!
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