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Downstreet (Online Class)

$20

with Cynthia Rosen

Calendar Jan 28, 2021 at 5 pm

Downstreet: A Painting Workshop with Cynthia Rosen for Advanced Beginners and up!

In this painting workshop, we will be simplifying a complex image by determining what is important. We will discuss how to pinpoint what is necessary, and how to use perspective to push the sense of space.

Recommended Supplies:
Canvas, panel or heavy watercolor paper (if using water-based medium) - suggested sizes: 11x14, 12x16, square if you want, or 16x20 optional

Suggested paint colors for oils, acrylics, gouache:
Titanium white, prussian blue or thalo blue, purple dioxizine, cobalt blue or ultramarine, alizarin permanent, cadmium red medium, cad orange, lemon yellow or cad yellow light

Note: If using acrylics, Cynthia suggests having some gesso on hand if your brand of white is not very opaque

Brushes: #5, 9, 12, or whatever you are used to

Palette Knives: RGM #46 and/or #50 or equivalent shape in other brands.

 Click here to view the reference image. 

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Beginner Photography 2 (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join professional commercial/fine art photographer Thom Williams of Troy, NY.

This is a series of 4 classes focusing on beginner composition techniques. It is best if students have a working knowledge of their camera including an understanding of the exposure triangle. Each class will include new instruction and homework designed to put into practice new knowledge. Images created will be reviewed in class for students to receive input and further guidance.

Students should have their own camera for this class.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Wildflower Forest (Online Class)

$25

with Sarah Yeoman

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 5 pm

Wednesday, Feb 3, 5:00-7:00pm EST

Join Sarah as we paint a summer cottage garden brimming with daisies and other wildflowers in Sarah's loose and juicy watercolor style.

Materials

  • Brushes-Assorted round brushes
  • Small flat 3/4 or 1 inch
  • Paper-Arches or Saunders c140lb cold press. Please use good paper since we will be using masking fluid.
  • Masking Fluid-Pebeo or Winsor Newton
  • Masking fluid brush-Cheap soft synthetic (small)
  • Spray bottle, hairdryer, paper towels
  • Paint - Please use whatever is on your palette! Sarah will be using:
    • Yellow Ochre
    • Cad Yellow
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Cad Red
    • Alizarin
    • Cobalt Violet
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Perylene Green
    • Paynes Gray
    • Neutral Tint

Reference Image

Click here to view the reference image and print for class!

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Intro to Lightroom (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Lightroom is one of the most powerful software packages for the organization, presentation and editing of photographs. This class walks students through organization and workflow of images as well as the different elements of lightroom. The primary focus of the class will be on the library module and develop module to have students be prepared to maximize the potential of their images. Students are asked to have "Lightroom Classic CC" installed on their computer so that they can follow along with the instructor to learn the different aspects of the software.

Students should have their own camera for this class.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Winter Beauty Painting Workshop (Online Class)

$20

with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 5 pm

Winter Beauty Painting Workshop with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Let's explore the beautiful subtleties of a sunlit snow scene! We will explore how to “see” value and temperature shifts in this type of scene. Along the way, we'll discuss ways to avoid some common stumbling points in a complex scene!

Materials: Rigid painting panel 9”x12" aspect ratio with white surface (we will be toning it during class.)

Oil colors: White, Cool Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Light), Warm Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Medium), Cool Red (Quinacridone Red), Warm Red (Cadmium Red Scarlet), Blue (Ultramarine Blue), and Blue (Cobalt Blue)

Mineral Spirits

Paper Towels

Brushes: an array of synthetic (soft) long and short flatspaper (or sketchbook).

Pencil

Eraser

Click here to view the reference image and print for class!

Will run

B & W Photography (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar Feb 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join professional commercial/fine art photographer Thom Williams of Troy, NY in Black & White Photography!

Students immerse themselves in the art of b&w photography. We will discuss how it differs from color photography, how to maximize the potential of the format as well as best practices to capture images. Part of the class will cover how to maximize your image after capturing in post-processing.

Students should have their own camera for this class.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Intermediate Photography (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join professional commercial/fine art photographer Thom Williams of Troy, NY.

This is a series for students that have a clear understanding of the exposure triangle and beginner concepts of composition. We will be covering more advanced techniques and compositional elements in an effort to help guide students toward developing their own unique style. Students will have assignments throughout that will be discussed in class along with a final project at the conclusion of the course.

Students should have their own camera for this class.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Animals in the Landscape (Online Class)

$20

with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 5 pm

Animals In The Landscape with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Let's explore how to successfully add creatures to your landscapes! We will discuss how to give animals weight and presence in the scene, and the importance of shape placement for a believable sense of movement.

Materials: Rigid painting panel 8”x10" aspect ratio with white surface (we will be toning during class.)

Oil Colors: White, Cool Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Light), Warm Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Medium), Cool Red (Quinacridone Red), Warm Red (Cadmium Red Scarlet), Blue (Ultramarine Blue), Blue (Cobalt Blue)

Mineral Spirits

Paper Towels

Brushes: an array of synthetic (soft) long and short flatspaper (or sketchbook).

Pencil

Eraser

Click here to view the reference image and print for class!





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