Drawing + Painting

  • Creative Drawing & Painting • 152A07

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Tue 6–9pm / May 19–Aug 18 This class emphasizes individual projects in any drawing or painting media. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and discussions enhance the one-on-one instruction. ...

    Janetta Napp  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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  • Beginning Watercolor & Beyond • 152A04

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 203 / Sat 1–4pm / May 23–Aug 29 No Class July 4 Discover a fresh, simplified approach to watercolor painting as you develop skills in paint application, brush use, color mixing, drawing, and design. Classes include demonstrations of art fundame...

    Michael Genger  
    May. 23-Aug. 29
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  • Painting 1&2 • 152A09

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 200 / Thu 6–9pm / May 21–Aug 20 Learn about Contemporary and Old Master techniques in a relaxed, upbeat environment. Beginning students are introduced to oil or acrylic painting in a simplified, painless way. Advanced students are guided in the ...

    James Goodman  
    May. 21-Aug. 20
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  • Advanced Soft Pastel • 152A05

    Class / 7 sessions / $125 / Room 201 / Wed 6–9pm / Jul 8–Aug 19 Learn to create your own sanded ground, use pastel for four different under-painting techniques and reclaim broken pastels. Bring your own professional soft pastels and, the first night, a sheet of white sanded pape...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jul. 8-Aug. 19
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  • Creative Drawing and Painting • 152A08

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Room 201 / Sat 9am–noon / May 23–Aug 29 No Class July 4th This class emphasizes individual projects in any drawing or painting media. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and discussions enhance the on...

    Janetta Napp  
    May. 23-Aug. 29
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    Sat 9am–noon Past_exhib_jnapp_02
  • Painting Hawaii’s Mountains and Beaches in Watercolor • 152W17

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 201 / Sun 9a–3p / Jul 19–26 The instructor uses a two-wash approach to capture the many moods of Hawai‘i’s beaches and mountains—in different kinds of weather and at different times of day. The focus is on creating interestin...

    Roger Whitlock  
    Jul. 19-Jul. 26
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  • Painting and Drawing the Portrait • 152A03

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 203 / Tue 6–9pm / May 19–Aug 18 Explore portrait painting with a live model. Instruction introduces a practical and professional approach to portraiture. Topics include anatomy and structure, lighting, palette set up, color arrangement, color mi...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 19-Aug. 18
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  • Life Drawing Studio • 152A02

    Class / 14 sessions / $305 / Room 201 / Thu 6–9pm / May 21–Aug 20 Drawing from a live model is a classical technique that sharpens and improves drawing ability. Each session includes a series of poses, some brief to practice gesture drawing and others lasting more than an hour. ...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 21-Aug. 20
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  • In-Depth Hide-n-Seek Watercolor • 152W16

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $245 / Spalding House B / Tue 10–1pm / Jun 23–Jul 28 Learn how to use watercolor paint and texture to create dynamic paintings filled with light and color—in one day! No art experience necessary! Bring: an open mind and heart, a casual, curious...

    Patrice A. Federspiel  
    Jun. 23-Jul. 28
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  • Monday Life Drawing

    Open Studio / Room 201 / Mon 7–9:30pm / Jan 26- May 11 / May 18-Aug 24  No Class May 25 Live models and great music. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / COLIN OTAARTWORK BY ARTIST / RICHARD BARLETTARTWORK BY BETSY ROBB 

    Mark Brown  
    May. 18-Aug. 24
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    Mon 7-9:30pm Past_exhib_mondaylifedraw_betsyrobb_01
  • Painting • 152A10

    Class / 11 sessions / $200 / Room 200 / Mon 6–9pm / May 18–Aug 3 No Class May 25 Propel your studio practice through explorations of materials, techniques and painting processes in either oil or acrylic. Instruction includes investigations of value, color and composition i...

    Emily McIlroy  
    May. 18-Aug. 3
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_emcilroy_01
  • Painting the Museum en Plein-Air • 152A06

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Honolulu Museum of Art / Wed 10am–1pm / May 20–Aug 19 Refresh your senses and skills as we draw and paint on the museum’s grounds—courtyards, Spalding House gardens and Art School. Includes a visit to Mānoa Heritage Center. Midway through...

    Mark Norseth  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Wed 10am-1pm Past_exhib_mnorseth_pleineir_web
  • Open Painting Studio

    Open Studio / Fri 2–5pm / $10 per session / Room 200 / Fri 2-5pm / May 1- Jun 5 No Class Mar 20 No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. ARTWORK BY ARTIST / JAHN-PETER PREIS

    Jahn-Peter Preis  
    May. 1-Jun. 5
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  • It's All About the Stroke • 152W13

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 203 / Wed 6–9pm / Jun 24–Jul 29 This workshop focuses on practicing the strokes of Chinese calligraphy and ink brush painting, guiding you to a deeper understanding of what makes East Asian Art so unique. Each individual stroke can be an artwo...

    Tom Tong  
    Jun. 24-Jul. 29
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  • Kindred Spirits Portrait Group

    Open Studio / Mon 9:30am–12:15pm / $8 per session / Room 201  / Jan 26- May 18 No Clas May 25 Sketch, paint, or draw live models in a quiet setting. Bring your own materials. No instruction provided. No pre-registration; pay monitor at each session. PHOTOS BY ARTIST / YOKO RADKE

    Yoko Radke  
    Jan. 26-May. 18
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  • Mapping Your Life: Giving Shape to Experience • 152W22

    Workshop / 1 session / $95 / Room 201 / Sun 10am–4pm / May 24 Let maps be more than a navigation tool! We'll use the map format as an expressive guide to personal experience. Writing and visual exercises will help you unearth the shape of your unique journey. Learn how ...

    Tamara Moan  
    May. 24-May. 24
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_tmaon_mapping_01
  • Techniques of Russian Great Masters • 152W20

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 200 / Sat 9am–noon / Jun 27–Aug 8 No Class July 4th This unique workshop focuses on the oil painting techniques of great Russian Masters, such as Repin, Levitan, and Fechin, of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, representatives of the Ru...

    Tom Tong  
    Jun. 27-Aug. 8
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  • Sketch Book Drawing Techniques • 152A01

    Class / 14 sessions / $265 / Room 201 / Sat 1–4pm / May 23–Aug 29 No Class July 4 Explore sketchbook art through the Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran drawing method, which emphasizes visual memory exercises and speed, in this rigorous drawing class. Learn how to quickly capture a su...

    Sergio Garzon  
    May. 23-Aug. 29
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  • Model Marathon • 152W18

    Workshop / 1 session / $90 / Room 200 / Sun 9am–5pm / Jul 12 An all-day affair for beginners to advanced artists who are passionate about working with the human form. This program is coordinated with multiple models posing simultaneously for 8 hours and features hands-on instruction f...

    Andrew Rose  
    Jul. 12-Jul. 12
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  • Fairy Tales and Narrative Collage • 152W14

    Class / 12 sessions / $215 / Room 203 / Thu 6–9pm / May 21–Aug 6 Once upon a time, fairy tales were intended for the enlightenment of adults. Explore princesses, beasts, and “happily ever afters” as you use collage and assemblage techniques to interpret fairy tales t...

    Suzanne Langford  
    May. 21-Aug. 6
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  • Travel Sketching • 152W25

    Workshop / 4 session / $125 / Room 201 / Sun 9–noon / Jun 7–28 Learn to use basic tools and techniques to create a memorable record of your travels. Each session will cover a single subject--architecture, landscape, figures, and objects--and give you experience with a variety of...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jun. 7-Jun. 28
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  • Sumi-e Etegami • 152A11

    Class / 10 sessions / $120 / Room 203 / Sun 10am–noon / Jun 7–Aug 9 This class focuses on sumi-e painted postcards, or etegami, and the basics of Japanese calligraphy. Supplies: Bring sumi-e brush, sumi ink or ink stick, ink well, and color (gansai colors work well). Other mater...

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jun. 7-Aug. 9
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  • I Can’t Draw—I Am Not An Artist • 152W19

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $150 / Room 202 / Sat–Sun 9am–3pm / Jun 13–14 If this sounds familiar, this class is for you! In a fun, creative atmosphere students learn a variety of observing and drawing techniques. We use traditional and non-traditional media. Includes a visit ...

    Regina Bode  
    Jun. 13-Jun. 14
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  • Plein Air: O'ahu Outdoors • 151W37

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $150 / Various Locations / Sat 11am-2pm / April 18-May 23 Make drawings and paintings at accessible, spectacular locations around town with friendly classmates of all levels. All sites have ample parking and covered areas to protect against weather. Pack a lunch, sun...

    Andrew Rose  
    Apr. 18-May. 23
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  • Manga Career Workshop • 152W23

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 101 / Sat 10am–4pm / Aug 22 Join a team of professional manga artists visiting from Japan to learn about careers in the animation industry. Topics include: character animation, in-between art, hand-drawn backgrounds, digital artwork, key frames and pr...

    Ayumi Sugimoto, Masayo Kobayashi, Shin Watanabe and Chie Tanaka  
    Aug. 22-Aug. 22
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  • Manga Career Workshop • 152W24

    Workshop / 1 session / $75 / Room 101 / Sun 10am–4pm / Aug 23 Join a team of professional manga artists visiting from Japan to learn about careers in the animation industry. Topics include: character animation, in-between art, hand-drawn backgrounds, digital artwork, key frames and pr...

    Ayumi Sugimoto, Masayo Kobayashi, Shin Watanabe and Chie Tanaka  
    Aug. 23-Aug. 23
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    Sun 10am-4pm Past_exhib_mangacareer_01
  • Make It New: Recycling Works on Paper • 152W21

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $95 / Room 201 / Sun 9am–noon / Aug 2–9 Bring in your old prints, drawings, or paintings to transform into smaller masterpieces, postcards, notecards and small books. We'll use drawing, cutting, painting, collage, sewing, and folding to give those earlier...

    Tamara Moan  
    Aug. 2-Aug. 9
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  • Narrative Collage: Women's Voices • 152W15

    Workshop / 6 sessions / $125 / Room 200 / Sat 9am–noon / May 16–Jun 20 Students explore meaningful relationships among image, object, and story through narrative collage/assemblage. Selected women artists’ perspectives and contributions to surrealism will be discussed. Supply ...

    Suzanne Langford  
    May. 16-Jun. 20
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