Online Art Classes - Adults & youth

With the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) now affecting the life around the world, we are offering online art classes and workshops for adults to explore their creativity and learn new art forms. Believing there is a hidden artist in everyone, we are ready to help you find yours. The session is geared toward simplicity and ease of use. 

You need a laptop/desktop/iPad/Mobile device to connect to zoom video conference in order to join the classes. Supplies list is provided with each art class and workshop section below.

 

For registration, please complete and submit the  Registration Form to secure you spot.  You can also request a group session for 6+ students.

 

You'll receive instructions about how to join online classes and other details  after receiving your registeration.

Note: All classes are subject to have 6 or more students. 

SPRING SESSION II: INDIAN FOLK ART

Pattachitra - Kandarp Horse

Monday: 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Cost: $90 (Six 60 minute sessions)

 

Pattachitra is a disciplined form of art and come with a set of rules and restrictions. Pattachitra evolved from Sanskrit. When broken down into its two parts, Patta means cloth, and Chitra means picture. Hence, Pattachitra is a picture painted on a piece of cloth. Believed to have originated as early as the 12th century, it is one of the most popular living art forms, and people in Odisha practice it to this day.

 We will use 12x18 watercolor paper and use acrylic paints to do the artwork.

 

SPRING SESSION III: Kerala Mural 

Thursday:  5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

Cost: $80 (Four 90 minute sessions)

 

We'll be using acrylic paints on a watercolor paper or a canvas panel of size 12"x18" or 11"x14". Please go through the supplies list at the end of the web page.

 

SPRING SESSION IV: Roses (Oil Painting)

Thursday:  6/9, 6/16, 6/23

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

Cost: $60 (Three 90 minute sessions)

 

We'll be using oil paints on a stretched canvas or a canvas panel of size 11"x14" or 8"x10". It's an oil painting class, but students can alternately use acrylic paints in the absense of oil colors.

Please go through the supplies list at the end of the web page.

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Art Supplies List:

Indian Folk Art:

Canson XL SeriesWaterColor Paper 140 LB - 9" x 12" : Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004M59O4C OR 11"x15": Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Strathmore-360-111-300-Watercolor-Sheets/dp/B000KNLQIM

Fine point black marker: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004QHI43S/

Acrylic paint set for students: https://www.amazon.com/Sargent-Art-23-0501-Beginning-Professionals/dp/B004P1IDC2

Paint Brush Set: https://www.amazon.com/Heartybay-10Pieces-Round-Pointed-Nylon/dp/B00V4EG6D6

Markers: https://www.amazon.com/Ohuhu-Permanent-Highlighter-Sketching-Alcohol-based/dp/B01H1NV1RE 
OR https://www.amazon.com/Pentel-Color-Pen-Assorted-S360-36/dp/B001E6F108

Ball Bearing Compass with Pencil: https://www.amazon.com/Westcott-Bearing-Compass-Pencil-Nickel/dp/B00DUXMN0E

Pencil, eraser, sharpener, ruler

Rag cloth for wiping brushes

Container for water

Palette

Apron (to avoid color stains on clothes)

 

Oil Painting

Paints:  Artist’s grade like Winsor & Newton/Gamblin/Rembrandt/Lukas 1862 preferred (Jerry's Artarama is a good place to buy art supplies - https://www.jerrysartarama.com). We will use following colors - Titanium White,  Ivory Black, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Alizarin Crimson Permanent,  Cadmium Red Medium or light or Scarlett,  Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue,  Cobalt Blue,  Viridian, Cadmium Orange,  Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna,  Burnt Umber

 

Brushes:  Bristle brushes flat or filbert brushes (https://www.jerrysartarama.com/pro-stroke-premium-white-bristle-brush-sets)

One detail brush ( Synthetic or sable, round size 000)
 

Linseed oil

Gamsol or Odorless Mineral Spirit

Grey palette
Metal Palette knives

Canvas double primed

Floor or table top Easel

Paper towel or cloth rags

 

 

Missed Class Policy:

If you know you are going to miss a class, you must notify me 48 hours ahead of time via email. There are no refunds for missed classes, but you'll get a recording for the class. I prefer you don't miss more than a class in the session.