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Watercolor Adventures

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This drop-in class focuses on fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolor as a primary medium, but other water media like acrylic, gouache or watercolor pencils are more than welcome too. Bring in your own photos or still life objects and work alongside others in a mutually supportive environment. You will receive individual and group critiques...

$30

UnWine & Design - BYOB

at Color Me Mine - Silver Spring
823 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month for a night full of fun! Learn a new technique, create a fabulous masterpiece, meet a few new friends and BYOB! Yeah! Price includes the project.

$30

Wednesday Dec 13th, 6:30pm

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Palette Knife Oil Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

With just a palette knife and ten colors, Diane teaches a wet on wet painting technique which is fun and uniquely different. You will learn color theory, composition, perspective and how to enhance your drawing and painting skills. Work on the subject matter of your own choice and at your own pace.  All skill levels are welcome and no experience...

$25

Team Building - This Mug's For You

at Color Me Mine - Silver Spring
823 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

This class is an exercise that gets the group working together. Each individual starts by painting his/her name on a mug and passing it along. The next person adds a word or symbol that represents the mug's owner. The mug goes around until it arrives back at it's starting place, filled with personality. Benefits: - Help your staff explore their hidden...

$25

Tuesday Dec 12th, 2pm

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Walk-In Watercolor

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This drop-in class focuses on fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolor as a primary medium, but other water media like acrylic, gouache or watercolor pencils are more than welcome too. Bring in your own photos or still life objects and work alongside others in a mutually supportive environment. You will receive individual and group critiques...

$30

Artventures: A Drop-in Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Make art and feel better. All are welcome to this open studio style class. Get a weekly dose of creativity! Making art does improve your physical and mental well-being. Instruction will be provided for beginners. Bring your own painting project and get professional support to make it your best! You will receive 1:1 attention in a group setting. All...

$30

Paint Nite - Canvas Painting

at Color Me Mine - Silver Spring
823 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Join us on the 4th Friday of each month for a night full of fun! Create a fabulous masterpiece, meet a few new friends and BYOB (a bottle or a brush)!  Our artist will help you create our featured design or bring an image of your own choosing to fashion on canvas. Price includes a 16 by 20 canvas.

$30

Friday Dec 22nd, 7:30pm

Anime and Superhero Action Figure Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

It’s time to create anime and superhero paintings using a block-grid system, a photo or your very own action figures, pencil, acrylic and gouache. Or come in dressed up as your favorite action-figure, and we can have you as a model for the class. We will use the three primary colors, along with white and black. Pencil can be used for the under drawing...

$50

Transcend the Reference - An Ongoing Art Class

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Through working on a current piece or project with guidance and insight from the instructor, practice new ways to see and develop your artistic voice and/or technical skills. Learn to discover roadblocks and work through current limitations with an emphasis on fundamentals in your chosen media in painting or drawing. There will be various discussions...

$30

Sumi-e Painting - Hydrangea Three Ways

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn to paint showy hydrangea flowers in different styles, including the detailed outline method, expressive strokes, and white gouache over color wash method. All supplies provided.

$50

Saturday Dec 16th, 1pm

Canvas Painting Party (Ages 10 & Up)

at Color Me Mine - Silver Spring
823 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Choose a simple painting and discover how similar and different they can be.  Our artist will guide your group each step of the way! Choose from our collection for adults or kids, or send us a picture you'd like to re-create. Yes, you can BYOB. If you'd like to serve food, you'll need to add 30 minutes to the beginning of...

$200

Wednesday Dec 13th, 7pm

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Basic Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to learn how to paint! Develop strong painting skills from composition, application, volume, brushwork and color. This class will get you painting with confidence in oil or acrylic paint. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily.

$308

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 16th, 7pm

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Painting From Photos

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to use photographs to create beautiful and believable paintings. Students will have the opportunity to paint the subject matter of their choice—from portraits of loved ones to far away landscapes to lively scenes—while receiving instruction in painting techniques and advice on the challenges of working from photos. 

$278

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm

Comprehensive Watercolor

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

A step-by-step guided practice in watercolor techniques, both traditional and new, for students of every level. There will be a strong emphasis on group collaboration and learning together as we develop our skills by actual application of all the fine points of watercolor painting, from composition and color to showing our work. Taught by the chief...

$225

9 sessions

Wednesday Jan 3rd, 1:30pm

Figure Drawing and Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn techniques of mixing color, building the form, elements of anatomy and proportions to create strong figurative paintings. Students will work on both long and short poses, going from limited to full palette. This instructor is known for having inspiring and interesting set-ups.  There may be a model fee included for low number of studen...

$320

9 sessions

Thursday Jan 18th, 9:30am