Drawing + Painting

  • Open Studio: Painting

    Fri 1–6pm • Jan 25–Apr 26 $10 per session paid to Administration Office • Room 200 No instruction provided. Visit the Administration office for more information on how to use the open studio. Artwork by Jahn-Peter Preis

     
    Jan. 25-Apr. 26
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  • Fun and Fundamental in Watercolors • Tue 10am–1pm • DPPF191S14

    Build a strong foundation while exploring the playful qualities of watercolor. There are as many ways to paint with watercolor as there are people. Students experience many painting techniques, allowing them to choose a favorite. Instruction includes the basics of color mixing, paint application,...

    Patrice Federspiel  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 10-1pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_19
  • The Art of Selling Art • Sat 10–4pm • DPRD191L31

    Selling art, your own or other artists’ is easy when you know how! This workshop will cover: prospecting for clients referrals developing rapport planning sales meetings and phone calls telephone techniques emotions--how to use them what not to say or do ...

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 19-Jan. 19
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    Sat 10-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_4
  • Introduction to Watercolor • Wed 6–9pm • DPCZ191L22

    Experience the luminescence, spontaneity and immediacy of watercolor while sharpening your perceptions and sense of light and color. We progress through a series of exercises designed to lay the foundation for understanding and enjoying this famously difficult medium. We’ll develop the basi...

    Chris Zorn  
    Mar. 13-Apr. 17
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_14
  • Painting & Drawing the Portrait • Tue 6–9pm • DPMN191L11

    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 mixing, brushwork, and tips to optimize your ability to see and paint the human head i...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_11
  • Art of Western Calligraphy • Mon 6–9pm • DPCZ191L02

    Learn the basics of this ancient art of “beautiful handwriting” while synchronizing your mind and body and cultivating inner calm. A single alphabet in its historical and contemporary form is used as the focus while different tools and techniques are used for practice. In each section...

    Chris Zorn  
    Jan. 28-Mar. 4
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_28
  • Art of Western Calligraphy • Mon 6–9pm • DPCZ191L03

    Learn the basics of this ancient art of “beautiful handwriting” while synchronizing your mind and body and cultivating inner calm. A single alphabet in its historical and contemporary form is used as the focus while different tools and techniques are used for practice. In each section...

    Chris Zorn  
    Mar. 11-Apr. 15
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_28
  • Painting Everyday People • Mon 1–4pm • DPMN191L25

    In the spirit of painters such as Edgar Degas, this studio class explores the human figure by having students create and paint true-to-life situations. Using live models in the studio, subjects may be working, resting, reading or dressing.  The normal activities that make up life will be stu...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 28-Apr. 22
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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_10
  • Watercolor • Thu 1–4pm • DPAL191L34

    Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. This class will visit the museum galleries to study the collection for inspiration. Supply Lis...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 24-Apr. 18
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    Thu 1-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_2
  • Watercolor • Wed 9am–noon • DPAL191L33

    Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. This class will visit the museum galleries to study the collection for inspiration. Supply Lis...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 23-Apr. 17
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    Wed 9-12pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_2
  • The Art of Travel • Thu 9am–noon • DPTM191L32

    Let your travels—past or upcoming—inspire your creative process. This class will focus on skills for making a unique record of your journey including sketching figure, architecture, and landscape subjects (4 sessions), mapping and diagramming, note taking and writing as well as ways t...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 24-Apr. 18
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    Thu 9-12pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_3
  • Creative Drawing and Painting • Tue 6–9pm • DPJN191L09

    This class emphasizes individual projects in any drawing or painting medium. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and discussions enhance the one-on-one instruction. Take another step with more painting, more drawing....more art. Supply List

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 22-Feb. 26
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_18
  • Life Drawing Studio • Thu 6–9pm • DPMN191L23

    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. Presentation topics cover visual measurement, selection of materials, drawing techni...

    Mark Norseth  
    Jan. 24-Apr. 18
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    Thu 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_13
  • Watercolor for the Timid • Thu 1–4pm • DPJB191L35

    Individual guidance and encouragement is offered as you develop fundamental skills in a structured, step-by-step format beginning with basic drawing and monochromatic washes to painting simple objects. Demonstrations, exercises and assignments are designed to increase confidence in drawing and va...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Jan. 24-Apr. 18
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    Thu 1-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_
  • Sketchbook Techniques • Sun 1–4pm • DPSG191L26

    This class has lots to offer! Together, we will practice techniques to improve your drawing skills, while capturing your daily life in a sketchbook. Learn accurate scaling, perspective and color theory. We will learn about the best tools and materials. Learning how to be a more mobile artist by ...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 14
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    Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_9
  • Drawing • Tue 9am–noon • DPAL191L10

    Become familiar with the mechanics and materials of drawing. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, contour, gesture, and shading. Emphasis is on building students’ confidence in their drawing abilities. The class will visit the museum galleries to study...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 9-12pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_23
  • Sumi-e Etegami • Sun 10am–noon • DPYP191L30

    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 materials can be purchased from the instructor. No class Mar 17

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Jan. 20-Apr. 14
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  • Soft Pastel • Wed 9:30am–12:30pm • DPHI191L27

    Learn the techniques for successful “painting” with soft pastels. Working from a still life, students are introduced to the fundamentals of composition and how to mix color on the paper with pastels. Each class includes demonstrations, personal help and critiques. This class will also...

    Helen Iaea  
    Jan. 23-Apr. 17
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    Wed 9:30-12:30pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Classical Studio • Fri 6–9pm • Jan 25–Mar 1 • DPJD191L06

    Classical Studio • Fri 6–9pm • Jan 25–Mar 1 • 6 sessions • $165 General, $155 Member  In this repeatable class, the teacher works with students to develop an impeccable ability to draw and paint what they see. A classical method of instruction will be em...

    Jan Dickey  
    Jan. 25-Mar. 1
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    Fri 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Classical Studio • Fri 6–9pm • Mar 15–Apr 19 • DPJD191L07

    In this repeatable class, the teacher works with students to develop an impeccable ability to draw and paint what they see. A classical method of instruction will be employed throughout. First-time students begin by making "sight-size" drawings (precise and proportional copying) from the artist ...

    Jan Dickey  
    Mar. 15-Apr. 19
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  • Painting 1+2 • Tue 6–9pm • DPJG191L24

    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 development of their own artistic vision and personal expression. Students often tak...

    James Goodman  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Introduction to Oil Painting • Mon 6–9pm • Jan 28–Mar 4 • DPKK191L19

    Based on the model of the Parisian -atelier,- this course offers the student a space to express creativity and learn the basics oil painting. Through several simple exercises, still lifes, portraits or self-portraits, and a constant practice of painting, we will experience and understand oil tech...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Jan. 28-Mar. 4
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Introduction to Oil Painting • Mon 6–9pm • Mar 11–Apr 15 • DPKK191L20

    Based on the model of the Parisian -atelier,- this course offers the student a space to express creativity and learn the basics oil painting. Through several simple exercises, still lifes, portraits or self-portraits, and a constant practice of painting, we will experience and understand oil tech...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Mar. 11-Apr. 15
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Basic Watercolor • Tue 1–4pm • DPJT191L04

    Explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Students are introduced to the principles of design and composition. Demonstrations and exercises will guide students to create classic transparent watercolor washes. Students will learn how the subtle accumulation of paint can create light, shado...

    Jimmy Tablante  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 1-4pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Introduction to Contemporary Drawing • Mon 1–4pm • Jan 28–Mar 4 • DPKK191L16

    Even with all of today’s many digital art tools, aspiring artists need a solid knowledge and background in drawing. From color contrast to composition, and classical and contemporary drawing techniques, French artist Kosta Kulundzic will cover all the bases. Through exercises, a constant dr...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Jan. 28-Mar. 4
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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Introduction to Contemporary Drawing • Mon 1–4pm • Mar 11–Apr 15 • DPKK191L17

    Even with all of today’s many digital art tools, aspiring artists need a solid knowledge and background in drawing. From color contrast to composition, and classical and contemporary drawing techniques, French artist Kosta Kulundzic will cover all the bases. Through exercises, a constant dr...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Mar. 11-Apr. 15
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    Mon 1-4pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Fun of Painting • Fri 9–12pm • DPJN191L18

    Explore your creativity and find solutions to your painting goals. Group exercises and individual instruction guide students in the mixing of color, paint application, color theory, developing visual awareness and energizing your creative process. Students may work with  oils or acrylics. ...

    Janetta Napp  
    Jan. 25-Mar. 1
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    Fri 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Basic Watercolor • Thu 9am–noon • DPJT191L05

    Explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Students are introduced to the principles of design and composition. Demonstrations and exercises will guide students to create classic transparent watercolor washes. Students will learn how the subtle accumulation of paint can create light, shado...

    Jimmy Tablante  
    Jan. 24-Apr. 18
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    Thu 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Art and Science • Tue & Wed 10am–4pm • DPRB191L01

    This workshop will explore the connection between art and science through history and hands on art making activities. Examining artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Maria Sibylla Merian and others as they applied scientific discoveries and thinking processes in their art. Students will work on their o...

    Regina Bode  
    Jan. 22-Jan. 23
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    Tue & Wed 10-4pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Composing with Watercolor • Fri 9am–noon • DPGW191L08

    This exploratory class will take advanced students through various demonstrations and critiques, focusing on watercolor as an active medium. Realism with a twist, students will be learning movement, color, clarity and luminosity throughout the exercises. Materials: 100% rag wc paper, size 6 or s...

    George Woollard  
    Jan. 25-Apr. 19
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    Fri 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Spontaneous Drawing • Mon 10–4pm • DPRD191L28

    Spontaneous Drawing as a meditation is for beginners, artists, and teachers who want to learn an approach to drawing that will guide you to new levels of creativity and awareness through the experience of drawing. In a safe non-competitive environment you will: Learn and practice the one big...

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 21-Jan. 21
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  • Illustrative Storytelling and Visual Narrative • Mon 9am–noon • DPCR191L15

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Well, great, that fills the first page—what about the rest? How does one capture the narrative in art? This class navigates a spectrum of techniques and media to try to figure out ways to tell stories through art. Be it comic books, illustrations, or som...

    Cade Roster  
    Jan. 28-Apr. 22
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    Mon 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Exploring Art for Grown-Ups • Tue 9am–noon • DPTM191L36

    Did you last pick up a paintbrush in grade school? Do you want to make art but are afraid you'll embarrass yourself? This class is a place to play, experiment and get reacquainted with the basics of art materials without having to focus on a specific medium or skill. A wide sampling of media&mdas...

    Tamara Moan  
    Jan. 22-Apr. 16
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    Tue 9-12pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • Spontaneous Watercolor • Sun 10am–4pm • DPRD191L29

    Watercolor painting can be learned by anyone. This is a comprehensive beginning class in watercolor painting. You will learn everything you need to know to paint beautiful luminous watercolors through a sequence of easy exercises.  Using the spontaneous characteristic of watercolor, learn al...

    Robert Dvorak  
    Jan. 20-Jan. 20
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    Sun 10-4pm Past_exhib_191_web_registrationstart-03
  • From Sketch to Painting • Sat 1–5pm & Sun 10am–4pm • DPRB191L13

    This workshop will introduce basic sketching and drawing techniques. Participants will have the unique opportunity to observe and sketch in front of originals in the galleries of the Honolulu Museum of Art. Get inspired and influenced by different cultures and World art. Each student will be guid...

    Regina Bode  
    Jan. 26-Jan. 27
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    Sat 1-5pm & Sun 10-4pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_20
  • Figure Drawing • Fri 9am–noon • DPAL191L12

    This course addresses essential drawing principles and relates them to the human figure in pictorial space. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the body’s underlying anatomical structure and geometry. Students address volume, movement, proportion, perspective, light notation, and ana...

    Anthony Lee  
    Jan. 25-Apr. 19
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    Fri 9-12pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_21
  • Introduction to Watercolor • Wed 6–9pm • DPCZ191L21

    Experience the luminescence, spontaneity and immediacy of watercolor while sharpening your perceptions and sense of light and color. We progress through a series of exercises designed to lay the foundation for understanding and enjoying this famously difficult medium. We’ll develop the ba...

    Chris Zorn  
    Jan. 23-Feb. 27
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    Wed 6-9pm Past_exhib_sp19_dp_14