Several classes for children and adults are offered through The Broadway Gallery, 1418 Commerce Ave., Longview.
Supply lists are available at the front desk of the gallery.
Art scholarships are available for students 7 to 18 years old who are interested in art classes and who are otherwise unable to afford the classes. Forms are available at the gallery or by emailing Susan at email@example.com.
Children’s Painting for Fun: 3:30-5 pm. Wednesdays; ages 8 and older. Instructor Susy Halverson gives each student fun experiences with water clean-up oil paint at his or own level. She guides them in their desired subject while gently challenging them toward learning the joy of art. All skill levels welcome. Class size limited to one to seven students. $15 per class if use instructor’s paints, $12 if use own paints.
Oil Painting for Enrichment: 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays; adults. A canvas up to 18x24 inches will be supplied for all students. Use own paints or use instructor Susy Halverson’s paints. Low odor, water mixable oil paints are used in the class that clean up with soap and water. Learn new techniques. Halverson specializes in landscapes and waterscapes, but students can paint what they want with guidance. Class size limited to one to seven students. $12 per class if use own paints, $15 if use instructor’s paints. Students may bring regular oil paints, but should clean their brushes at home.
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Oil Painting: 3:30-5 p.m. Fridays; ages 7 through senior citizens. Oil painting class with a focus on animals, composition, anatomy and color. Specific focus showing how to create engaging composition and on animal anatomy of a chosen subject. If student has some experience with oil paints, the focus will be on teaching more about painting style and giving suggestions on new techniques students might try to improve their style. Novice students will start with the basics (this includes a drawing lesson combined with a painting class) and work up through several sessions until they feel more comfortable with the medium. The goal is to explore the paints and have the artist develop his or her own style while learning about the animals they are painting. All skill levels welcome. $15 per class if use own supplies, $25 if use instructor Lorena Birk’s supplies.
Small Garden Pond: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 6 and 20; adults. Make an origianl outdoor pond out of stoneware clay. First class will be forming rolled slabs and decorating with textures. Students can being two to three times to class to impress in the clay. Between sessions, ponds will be thoroughly dried and bisque fired. At the second class, students will glaze their ponds which will be fired after the class and available for pickup at the gallery after March 5. All supplies and materials provided. Class size limited to eight students. Instructors Adrienne Stacy and Trudy Woods. $75.
Acrylic Painting for Adults: 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Feb 7, 14, 21 and 28 (Session 2) and 2-4 p.m. Fridays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Session 3); ages high school through adult. Broaden knowledge of colors. Learn to successfully work with acrylic paint and create watercolor effects. Supplies provided. Wear clothes that can get paint on them. If can’t make a lesson, call instructor Scott McRae to schedule a make-up class. Class size limited to one to six students. $80 for four classes.
Acrylic Painting for Adults: 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Feb. 10, 24, March 2 and 9; ages high school through adult. Broaden knowledge of colors. Learn to successfully work with acrylic paint and create watercolor effects. Supplies provided. Wear clothes that can get paint on them. If can’t make a lesson, call instructor Scott McRae to schedule a make-up class. Class size limited to one to six students. $80 for four classes.
Children and Painting: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 18, 25, March 10 and 17 (Session 2); ages 7-12. Students will learn drawing skills,how to mix colors and how to use the correct brushes. Wear clothes than can get paint on them. If cannot make a class, call instructor Scott McRae to schedule a makeup lesson. All supplies included. Class size limited to one to six students. $60 per four-class session.
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