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Finding Your Voice—Acrylic Abstract Painting with Rachel Volpone – Fridays 11am-2pm $ 280 members $360 non-members

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CLASS IS FULL  This class is for painters who would like to explore the possibilities of opening up their work to abstraction, whether by maintaining a sense

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Painting Essentials with Sam Morrow – Mondays 10-1pm $ 175 members $225 nonmembers

Sam Morrow will teach traditional painting techniques and methods. Beginning with a transcription of an old master painting, he will go through all basic processes from underpainting, through body paint, glazing,

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Painting Outside of the Box with Natasha Karpinskaia- Tuesday 10am-1pm $ 175 members $225 non-members

Abstraction in painting allows the artist to communicate in often personal and impactful ways. Designed for all levels of experience, students are exposed to a variety of approaches

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Sam Morrow’s Landscape Plein Air Painting – Wednesdays 10-1PM $ 210 members $270 nonmembers

Taking advantage of the beautiful winter scenery, Sam will conduct Plein Air classes, teaching traditional painting techniques and methods either outside at the Guild or at designated locations such as Weir Farm.  

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Still Life Oil Painting with Rick Daskam – Thursdays 9:30AM-12:30PM $ 315 members $405 nonmembers

Instructor Rick Daskam will be working from a new still life each week. You will learn drawing skills, understanding of light and shadow, color relationships and composition. All levels of expertise welcome!

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Drawing Fundamentals with Sam Morrow – Thursdays 2:00-5:00PM $ 175 members/$225 non-members

Sam Morrow will guide the student through all the fundamental techniques, materials and concepts of traditional drawing, including line, tone, volume, form, composition, proportion and much more. 

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Instructed Figure Drawing with Tania Henderson – Tuesdays 10am-1pm $ 140 members $180 non-members full session

Learn to draw the human figure using basic drawing fundamentals including proportion, perspective, anatomy, and design.  These lessons can be used for sketching the people around you, for creating characters for stories, and as a foundation for realist figure drawing.  Students will learn through guided exercises and by doing master studies, drawing from photos, imagination, […]

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Life Drawing with Victor DeMasi – Thursday 7-9PM $ 12 Members $15 Non-members

Live models are presented for this open, drop in studio session. Open to adults of all skill levels. Please bring your own supplies. Class is ongoing and artists of all levels are invited.

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Elementary

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Art Exploration with Laura McCormick – Elementary Wednesdays 5-6pm $ 180 members/$220 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will have weekly projects, and students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques, while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each student is encouraged to work at their own level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment.

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Joy of Art with Laura McCormick – Elementary – Mondays 5-6pm $ 180 members/$220 for non-members

  For new and returning students. Instructor Laura McCormick will introduce your child to multiple media including watercolor painting, pastels, ink, charcoal and more. Laura is a freelance artist specializing in charcoal and pastel portraiture and has a unique and engaging way of teaching. All materials included. Ages 8+

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Figure Drawing with Tania Henderson – Elementary -Tuesdays 5-6pm $ 180 members/$220 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic drawing concepts such as proportion, perspective, anatomy, and design. Students will learn through guided exercises, observation, and by practicing to draw themselves and others. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing facial expressions, clothing, hands, and portraiture. No experience or special drawing talent required. Individual goals and styles are […]

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Traditional Drawing & Painting with Carol Miller – Elementary-Saturdays 11am-1pm $ 240 members/$290 for non-members

Instructor Carol Miller graduated from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Commercial Art, specializing in Fashion Illustration and Portraiture. She studied at the Traphagen School of Design in NYC.  Carol has been teaching at the Guild for many years and has helped hundreds of students develop their talents.

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Middle/HS

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Joy of Art with Laura McCormick- Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm – Middle/High School $ 270 members/$330 for non-members

For new and returning students. Instructor Laura McCormick will introduce your child to multiple media including watercolor painting, pastels, ink, charcoal and more. Laura is a freelance artist specializing in charcoal and pastel portraiture and has a unique and engaging way of teaching. All materials included.

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Figure Drawing with Tania Henderson – Tuesdays 3:15-4:45 pm – Middle/High school $ 270 members/$330 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic drawing concepts such as proportion, perspective, anatomy, and design. Students will learn through guided exercises, observation, and by practicing to draw themselves and others. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing facial expressions, clothing, hands, and portraiture.

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Traditional Drawing & Painting with Carol Miller – Saturdays 1:30 PM-4:30pm – Middle/High school $ 360 members/$432 for non-members

Instructor Carol Miller graduated from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Commercial Art, specializing in Fashion Illustration and Portraiture. She studied at the Traphagen School of Design in NYC.  Carol has been teaching at the Guild for many years and has helped hundreds of students develop their talents.

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Art Exploration with Laura McCormick – Wednesdays 3:15-4:45pm – Middle/High school $ 270 members/$330 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will have weekly projects, and students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques, while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each student is encouraged to work at their own level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment.

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