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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Apron (to avoid color stains on clothes)
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)
Gamsol or Odorless Mineral Spirit
Metal Palette knives
Canvas double primed
Floor or table top Easel
Paper towel or cloth rags
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.