Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops

Oil Painting in The Russian Impressionist Tradition
w/ Pam Ingalls

Demo: Thursday / March 28 / 6-8pm
Friday - Sunday / March 29-31 / 10:30-4:30 pm

With renowned impressionist Pam Ingalls, learn to oil paint in this beautiful style of “liquid light”.  Going through the basics - exploring value, color temperature and more - this experienced instructor is able to take you from wherever you are to the next level. All levels are very welcome!

Discovery! Intro to Oil Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

Saturday / April 6 / 11-5 pm

Welcome to our “Discovery!” series – developed for new students, just venturing into the world of art! If you’ve never picked up a brush or if you’ve never dabbled with oils, here’s the perfect place to start. Angela Bandurka will guide you through the basics to create your own one-of-a-kind piece of art! 

Discovery! Intro to Painting with Acrylics
w/ Angela Bandurka

Sunday / April 7 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Maybe you’ve wondered, “Could I do that?” as you gaze at a gorgeous painting. Angela Bandurka is here to tell you: YES, you CAN!  If you need a safe place to try painting with acrylics, THIS is it! Angela Bandurka will gently guide you through the steps to creating your own one-of-a-kind piece of art!

Finger Painting the Old Masters, Part 2
w/ Kimberly Adams

Saturday - Sunday  /  April 27-28  / 10:30-4:30

Sorry, this class is full. Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787

In this 2-day workshop you’ll create 2 paintings: a re-creation of a classic Impressionist painting by one of the Master Impressionists, and then a masterpiece of your own! Great for all levels, even beginners!

Painting Captivating Waterscapes in Acrylic or Oil
w/ David Marty

Saturday - Sunday / May 4-5 / 10:30-4:30

Everyone loves beautiful waterscapes, whether still water and reflections, or ocean surf.  There is something about water that mesmerize us and draw us in.  But how to paint water is a challenge for many artists! David will teach you his approach to rendering water scenes, so you can confidently paint this intriguing subject . Open to all levels, though some experience will be helpful.

Color Theory + Color Mixing
w/ Tracy Felix

Saturday / May 11 / 11-5 pm

Color! Mysterious, wonderful Color! Having a working knowledge of how colors mix is fundamental to painting in acrylics and oils. Tracy will take out the mystery and replace it with a great understanding of pigments, through some fun exercises and cool tools, making your painting more satisfying and successful.

Try it! Finger Painting Vibrant Flowers
w/ Kimberly Adams

Sorry this class is full. Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787

Friday Evening / May 17 / 6-8:30 pm

What?? Finger painting?? Yes! And you can Try It for yourself in our quick, fun, evening format with our awesome Fine Art Finger Painter, Kimberly Adams! She’ll guide you step-by-step, and she will provide all the supplies you need to create a little painting of your own to take home and show your friends. For a minimal investment and maximum fun, grab a friend - or schedule a date night - and come to Edmonds for a great evening.

Finger Painting Pet Portraits Advanced Workshop w/ Kimberly Adams

Saturday - Monday  / May 18-20 / 10:30-4:30

In this three-day advanced workshop, art instructor Kimberly Adams will help you create your pet portrait for your favorite furry friend. Typical to her style of work, this class will instruct finger painting students on how to bring your photo of your pet to life, with loose impressionistic finger-painting techniques while painting from floral arrangements. This class is open to students that have taken more than one of the finger-painting workshops.

Dramatic Composition and Light Effects in the Landscape
w/ Mike Wise

Friday-Sunday / May 31-June 2 / 10:30-6pm

Have you wondered just how to get that composition to sing like Mike does? And how to get those light effects, like the dappled sunlight on a waterfall, or the slanting sun glinting off a lake’s surface? How does he do it? Now you’ll have the opportunity to learn these techniques from the master himself! Explore balance, rhythm, unity and variation in your landscape painting.
Suitable for experienced students from the advanced beginner to intermediate and advanced oil painters. Not suitable for acrylic painters.

The Basics & Beyond! Oil & Acrylic Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

New Dates!
5 classes / Thursdays / 5-8 pm / June 6, 13, 20, 27, (skip 4th of July), & July 11

Learn the basic techniques of oil or acrylic painting with a wonderful, encouraging instructor, Angela Bandurka. From landscapes, to still lifes and even simplified portraits, this course will teach you the secrets of how to create colorful, luscious paintings! Whether you prefer oils or acrylics, Angela is a master of both.

Atmospheric Landscapes with Colorful Clouds and Skies in oil
w/ Jeff White

Friday-Sunday / June 28, 29, 30 / 10:30-4:30

Landscapes are a powerful metaphor to express emotion in your art.  Guided by this acclaimed artist, you will learn to free yourself so you can paint from the intuitive side of your brain, creating paintings that capture the essence of the spirit within you. You’ll learn about composition, and how to use color to create atmosphere. Join Jeff on the journey of painting and the joy of artful expression. For advanced beginners and intermediate students.

From Plein Air to Studio ~ 5-day Workshop in Oils
w/ Mike Wise

Wednesday – Sunday / July 24-28, 2019 / 10:30-5:00

Location: Coupeville, Washington, at Mike Wise’s Studio

 Join Mike Wise in his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island, WA for this very special five-day workshop where you will work both outdoors and in studio.  Mike will teach students his wonderful methods and techniques for capturing stunning landscapes outside, then take them into the studio to finish the paintings with the help of photos taken in the field.


Painting the Portrait in Oil in the Russian Impressionist Tradition
w/ Pam Ingalls

Demo: Thursday / July 25 / 6-8pm
Workshop:  Friday-Sunday / July 26-28 / 10:30am - 4:30pm

With renowned impressionist Pam Ingalls, this class is designed to take each student through the basics of painting portraits with oils, in the Russian Impressionist's tradition. Starting with a demo on Thursday evening and continuing for 3 days, you’ll have 2 models to choose from each day as you build your skills, and feel the joy of your painting coming alive!
We suggest that you have had at least a little experience in drawing heads or faces before this class.


All workshops must be paid in full to sign up.

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 in person or on our website.

We offer 90% refunds for student cancellations 14 days or more before class.

No Refunds for Cancellations less than 14 days prior to class.

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