Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops

Babbling Brooks, Forest Streams, and Rushing Water in Oils
w/ Mike Wise

Friday-Sunday / September 28-29-30 / 10:30-5:00pm

A new workshop by this talented artist and instructor!  In this 3-day workshop, Mike will teach his students how to capture the dynamic beauty of movement in water. From quiet babbling brooks to rushing rivers and even waterfalls, students will learn Mike's techniques to paint rapids, rocky river bases set against shores filled with twigs and branches and the surrounding forests.  Perfect for those who have some basic experience in oil painting and want to continue to learn great landscape techniques.

Painting with Oils, Acrylics or Pastels
w/ Janis Graves

5- Tuesdays / Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 / 10:30-1:30

Learn more about painting in the medium of your choice – whether in Pastel, Oil or Acrylic. In this 5-week course, Janis will share from her wealth of knowledge in all 3 mediums, covering a range of topics such as composition, design, surface preparation, color choice and mixing. You can bring in your own work and references, and Janis will help you take your skills to the next level. This is a great class!

Cloud Painting Workshop in Acrylic or Oil
w/ Andy Eccleshall

This workshop is full. Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787 

Saturday - Sunday / October 6-7 / 10:30-4:30pm

In this 2-day workshop you will learn to paint dramatic clouds from the master!  Andy will show you how to capture different types of clouds and effects, taking you through the stages of creating his fabulous signature cloud paintings. You’ll practice and learn various techniques Andy has developed to achieve his wonderful effects.

Luscious Landscapes in Oil or Acrylic
w/ David Marty

Saturday-Sunday / October 20-21 / 10:30-4:30pm

Join us for this fun and easy, step-by-step class, whether you have never painted before or you’re an intermediate student needing a refresher. With demos and individual guidance, David will teach a simplified approach to painting the landscape. You’ll be able to use these techniques in all your painting. If you have wanted to paint with oils or acrylics but didn’t know how to start, then this class is for you!

Whimsical Realism in Oils
w/ Michelle Waldele

Friday - Sunday / October 26-28 / 10:30-4:30pm

Let your imagination take over as we create a still life painting that tells a story using some of your most cherished treasures.  We’ll learn how to arrange whimsical compositions enhanced by dramatic lighting, strategic color combinations and the addition of a creature to add the spark of life. Suitable for intermediate to advanced oil painters.

Secrets to Expressive, Loose Painting in Mixed Media w/ Joe MacKechnie

Saturday - Sunday / November 17-18 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Would you like to learn how to paint with expression, energy and movement? Learn how to create fresh and loose paintings with this wonderful impressionist artist and fantastic instructor. Joe paints in this way and he can teach you how! All medium and experience levels are welcome.

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

This workshop is full. Please contact the gallery to be put on the wait list. 425.697.2787 

Friday - Sunday / November 30 - December 2 / 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. For finger painting students who’ve taken at least one 2-day workshop with Kimberly (not for beginners). Limited to just 9 students, so sign up today!

Textural Landscape Painting in Oil from Start to Finish
w/ Mike Wise

Friday-Sunday / February 1-3 / 10:30-6:00 pm

Learn how to achieve the dramatic effects you’ve seen in Mike’s paintings as we celebrate texture and dimension! In this 3-day workshop, you will learn to use mediums, tools and techniques for creating textural oil painting. Students will execute a landscape painting, learning how to start and how to finish, learning tips and tricks along the way. Some experience in oils is necessary.

New Date!
Crazily Creative Portraits in Mixed Media
w/ Joe Mac Kechnie

Saturday-Sunday / January 26-27 / 10:30-4:30pm

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.

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 value and more - this experienced instructor is able to take you from wherever you are to the next level. All levels are very welcome!


All workshops must be paid in full to sign up.

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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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