Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops


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

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

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.

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

New class dates just added!
5 classes / Thursdays / 5-8 pm / Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

5 classes / Thursdays / 5-8 pm / June 6, 13, 20, 27, (skip 4th of July), & July 11 - Sorry, this session is full. Contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787

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.

Try It! Finger Painting Sunflowers
w/ Kimberly Adams

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

Friday evening / July 12 / 6-8:30 pm

 "Try It!" Why not? This class is a great way to try something new: finger painting – adult style!! In this 2 ½ hour class, Kimberly will guide you step by step through the process of finger painting a gorgeous vase of sunflowers. You’ll go home with your very own finger painting.  Bring a friend, a date, or just yourself for a great Friday night!

Finger Painting Florals from Life
w/ Kimberly Adams

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

Saturday - Sunday / July 13-14 / 10:30-4:30

Summer’s flowers are bursting with delightful colors that you love to paint, and we’re bringing back this summertime favorite workshop for you! Join our wonderful finger painting instructor Kimberly Adams and explore sumptuous impressionistic techniques while finger-painting from multiple floral arrangements. Perfect for all levels - even beginners!



New!
Try It! Paint a Vibrant Landscape in Acrylics
w/ Jed Dorsey

Friday / 6-8:30 pm / July 19

“Paint a beautiful landscape?? ME??” Yes! You can try it in this Friday night class!  Our 2 ½ hour “Try It!” class is the perfect way to have some fun and try something new!  Jed will guide you step by step through the process painting a beautiful landscape in acrylics of our lovely Skagit Valley. You don't have to bring any supplies, but at the end of the fun evening you have a painting that you can take home! Bring a friend, a date, or just yourself for a great Friday night!

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.


New!
Finger Painting Colorful Landscapes -  
1 or 2-day workshop
w/ Kimberly Adams

1-day: Saturday only Aug 17 / 10:30-4:30 / $150
2-day: Sat-Sun Aug 17-18 / 10:30 – 4:30 / $250

Finger-painting is fun! And it’s all about landscapes in this 1-day or 2-day fingerpainting workshop! In the 1-day you’ll learn how to finger paint poppies in a beautiful green field, with a dazzling blue sky. If you take the second day, you’ll paint along with Kimberly a vibrant landscape that she will choose just for you. You will take home one (or two!) gorgeous paintings of your very own! All levels, including beginners, will have a blast. This class will fill quickly, so sign up today!

Crazily Creative Portraits in Mixed Media
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

Saturday-Sunday / August 24-25 / 10:30-4:30

Get ready for some fun portrait drawing and painting! With this award-winning portrait artist and instructor, you’ll break out of the mold and learn to spice up your portraiture with your own expressive and creative style using watercolor, acrylics, pastels, charcoals and inks.  After a quick review of how to get the features in the right places, you’ll learn ways to paint out-of-the-box, edgy, funny, emotional, and surreal faces.  This course is open to all who have good drawing experience, at least a little portraiture, and have used one or more of the painting mediums listed above. Not suitable for beginners.

Try it! Finger Painting a Fall Landscape
w/ Kimberly Adams

Friday / September 20 / 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! If you’ve have been wanting to check this out this new technique, this is your chance. For a minimal investment and maximum fun, grab a friend - or schedule a date night - and come to Edmonds for a great evening.


Advanced Finger Painting: From Concept to Canvas
w/ Kimberly Adams

Saturday-Sunday-Monday / September 21-23 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Choose your own subject, bring in your own painting or reference photo, and get excellent instruction in how to start – and finish! – your own project! In this 3-day format, you can complete a larger canvas. Suitable for finger painting students who’ve taken at least one 2-day workshop with Kimberly (this one is not for beginners).

New!
Painting Dramatic Clouds in Oil or Acrylic
w/ David Marty

Saturday-Sunday / October 19-20 / 10:30-4:30

Join David Marty and explore the fun subject of clouds – one of his favorite things to paint. Clouds are more than just white and fluffy – they are alive with colors and rich with darker shadows. Through demos and personal instruction, you’ll learn David’s approach to capturing this beautiful subject matter, from billowing cumulus to dramatic backlit cloud formations. He’ll work with you on composition, mixing colors and brushwork, and guide you as you create your own paintings of clouds.

 

All workshops must be paid in full to sign up.

We are happy to take your payments over the phone,
 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.

 For information on our cancellation policy, please check out our FAQ page on this website