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NIGHT: Intro to Academic Drawing

with Aya Gandolfo

Next session: July 10th to 31st, 2024

$300 More Info

A course for beginner - intermediate students covering the basics of academic drawing, including proportion, perspective, symmetry, line weight, academic shading techniques, and more. 

Students skill level will be assessed, and each student will be assigned individual assignments to complete each week. Some projects may continue for multiple sessions and can cover geometric shapes, merging shapes, cast and still life drawing or academic portrait plates.


July 10, 17, 24 & 30

6 - 8 pm

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NIGHT: Intro to Classical Painting

with Aya Gandolfo

Next session: July 11th to August 1st, 2024

$300 More Info

Students will learn the basic building blocks of the methods of the old masters, including the application and understanding of painting an imprimatura and underpainting. They will also discuss color theory, values, the application of color, and more.

To learn these methods, students will paint from various reference images of old masterworks, including landscapes, still lives, and portraits.

The number of pieces completed depends on how well a student comprehends techniques and applies them.

Tuition: $300

July 11, 18, 25 and August 1

6 - 8 pm


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NIGHT: Portrait Painting

with Anna Neis

Next session: July 8th to 29th, 2024

$450 More Info

Paint with PAA Director and Founder Anna Neis this summer on Monday evenings from 6-8 pm.

Learn the drawing and oil painting techniques of the old masters through portraiture. Students will explore structure, composition, color and more through various assignments tailored to their skill level.

Supplies not included.


July 8 - 29

6-8 pm

Tuition: $450