Painting and Drawing Workshops

Figure Drawing
 
Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
03/02/2017 to 03/16/2017

Drawing the human figure is perhaps the best exercise one can do to improve their drawing abilities. Pencil and charcoal will be used while covering anatomy, proportion, lighting, and how to see and simplify the human form. Life models will be used at every session. All levels welcome.

Balter Figure Drawing
 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/18/2017 to 02/01/2017

Drawing the human figure is perhaps the best exercise one can do to improve their drawing abilities. Pencil and charcoal will be used while covering anatomy, proportion, lighting, and how to see and simplify the human form. Life models will be used at every session. All levels welcome.

Watercolor
 
Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/17/2017 to 01/31/2017

This course is a perfect entry point for beginners, providing a basic understanding of how to paint successfully with watercolors.

Chinese Caligraphy
 
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
02/09/2017 to 03/02/2017

This class offers a basic introduction to Chinese calligraphy and Chinese traditional painting, traditional brush and ink in writing and drawing, and the cultural information it conveys. Through hands-on practice, students will study the various techniques of some traditional Chinese painting subjects. At the same time, students would have chance to write the regular script (kǎishū) and learn some basic Chinese characters as well. Instruction will be in English. No prior knowledge of Chinese is necessary. Workshop in collaboration with the Confucius Institute.

 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/08/2017 to 03/15/2017

The Intermediate Acrylic Painting class is perfect for the more advanced artist! The focus is on understanding color in landscapes, preparing canvas, developing elements in landscape art and sharpening current techniques and skills.

 
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
01/11/2017

Enjoy a quick overview of painting using watercolor, acrylic, and oil media, with a more extensive introduction to acrylic techniques. Color mixing, brush techniques, and basic drawing skills will be included. This workshop is best suited for beginning painters.

Balter Self Portrait
 
Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/23/2017 to 02/20/2017

Notable artists like Kahlo, Rembrant, and Van Gogh created painted images of themselves, and now it's your turn. Explore subtleties of mixing and applying acrylic paint while participating in this age-old tradition of depicting yourself through art.