Workshops for Adults
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles. Impressionism originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought
Come join us to learn how to paint in the style of The Wonderers of Russia! The Wonderers was an art movement based largely on landscape painting that flourished in Russia in 1880s. Wonderers painted landscapes to explore the beauty of their countryside and encourage ordinary people to love and cherish it. It's time to wonder and enjoy the path and translate your love and appreciation of nature into art.
Fauvism is the style of Les Fauves (French for "the wild beasts"), a group of early twentieth-century Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. Fauvism as a style began around 1904. The leaders of the movement were André Derain and Henri Matisse. Let's see how wild we can let ourselves go.
Fun, innovative, and challenging, abstract painting is an exciting way to express yourself. This program begins by teaching the fundamentals of design, composition, and color. Throughout the course, we will examine a history of Abstraction, learn how it started and find out "How, When and Why Paris moved to New York" in the middle of the XX century. Later on, we will examine the paintings of artists like Amy Sillman, Paul Kremer, Philip Guston, Nicole Eisenman, and more. We will work on a variet