Cary Art Classes for beginners and advanced adults. Learn to paint Classical Academic Style paintings, portraits, and still lifes. Learn to paint Verdaccio Underpaintings with Tinted Bonded Marble (Frank Covino's Gesso), and learn to super-impose colored oils over your underpainting as they did in the Renaissance. Learn paint history, art history, color application, and Fibonacci's Golden Mean Ratio for Composition. Learn to create significant art. Classes held at 103 Nottingham Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606
Adults can schedule classes Thur. 5:30-8:00. Reservations are required. Classes for adults are $250 for 6 classes, and must be used within 6 weeks of starting. All students work at their own speed and on their own projects. The first project is an Apple to learn how to paint a 3D object with a light source. I provide everything you need for the first painting, then you will need to buy a set of Tinted-Gesso $100 and supply your own brushes, paint, paper towels, canvas, etc. as you need them.
Ages 9-12 can schedule classes Wed. 5:30-8:00pm, Sat. 1-4pm. , Ages 13-young adults, Friday 6-9pm (Teen Night), . Classes are $200 for 12 hours with 2 hr. minimum for each class. Classes must be used within 6 weeks of starting. $250 for 16 hours of classes and must be used within 8 weeks of starting. Classes can be scheduled on different days each week, and students can come twice a week. For children, I supply everything they need for their first painting, then they will just need to bring their own canvas and I will supply the materials they need in the studio. They can purchase their own set of Tinted-Gesso ($100) to use at home between classes.
Student work can be seen at Rey's Restaurant in the Front Gallery.