Saturday, April 2, 2022

Upcoming Art Classes

 I currently teach ONLY oil painting at my home studio.  The class is currently full but things change.  If you are interested in ongoing oil or being on my 'sub' list, let me know.

I DO teach a variety of art classes through the Loveland Museum.

Here's a list: 

Draw Proportion (media: pencil)

Wednesday, April 13, 1-4 pm

Expand your drawing skills by learning some techniques to create realistic drawings of old barns. Reference photos provided, but you can also bring your own. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Swirling Iris (media: acrylic impasto)

Monday, May 9, 1-4 pm

Swirling thick acrylic paint with palette knives on canvas will bring to life gorgeous Van Gogh-like flowers. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

My Favorite Things - $50

(media: oil paint)    

Monday, June 20, 1-4 pm

Bring in a simple object from home that you'd like to use as inspiration. Learn the basics of petroleum free-oil painting, as safely as possible, while creating a keepsake. Instructed by Mary Giacomini


Palette Knife Poppies (media: acrylic paint)

Monday, June 6, 1-4 pm

Swirl some brilliant layers of color with palette knives onto canvas to create a thick, rich flower painting. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Surfs Up! (media: oil paint)

Monday, July 11, 1-4 pm

Escape to the tropics and paint a vibrant beach scene while learning how to safely use oil paints.  Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Fresh from the Garden (media: watercolor)

Monday, July 18, 1-4 pm

Use a loose watercolor technique, in the style of Charles Reid, to make gorgeous floral paintings.  Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Sunset Palm Trees (media: watercolor)

Monday, July 25, 1-4 pm

In this easy watercolor class, we'll use a wet on wet technique with brilliant colors to paint palm trees that are basked in the sunset. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Atmospheric Oils (media: oil paint)

Monday, August 22, 1-4 pm

Learn to paint an atmospheric landscape of the Rocky Mountains with solvent free oil paint. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

Impressionistic Pastels (media: pastels)

Monday, August 29, 1-4 pm

“Paint” your favorite landscape using layers and dabs of colorful pastels on sanded paper. Bring an 8 x 10" photo for reference, or use one provided by the instructor. Instructed by Mary Giacomini

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