Painting

Painting Cities, Towns, and Streets in Watercolor with Visiting Artist Roger Whitlock #732

In this workshop, students will learn to capture the many moods of the urban scene. Through a series of small paintings, both “into-the-light” and “down-the-light,” students will focus on creating large, interesting shapes; exciting darks; various kinds of edges; and well-designed focal areas in which color plays a major role. Roger will provide photos of street scenes for his students to use, but also encourages them to bring their own. Prerequisites: Intermediate and advanced painters only. Space is limited. Please phone 572-5650 to register

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
September 20 & 21 /10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Roger Whitlock
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $144 ($180 nonmember)

Supply List

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Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Roger Whitlock has been painting in watercolor since 1985. He is a signature member of the Hawai‘i Watercolor Society. Since 1993, he has had over twenty solo shows and has participated in many group shows, both in Hawai‘i and on the mainland, and in recent international exhibitions in Taipei City, Taiwan, Sao Paolo, Brazil, and Incheon, Korea. In 2001, Watercolor Magic recognized Roger as one of fifteen American watercolor painters “to watch.” In 2008, he was named by Honolulu Magazine as one of “9 Hawai‘i Artists to Collect.” He currently teaches the advanced watercolor class at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. His work is included in many private and corporate collections as well as in the collections of the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the State of Hawai‘i.

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Plein Air Pastel I #831

Do you love the soft beautiful quality of pastel? Get ready to enjoy the beauty of the Kaluanui Estate as you experiment with soft pastel as a medium for plein air painting. Students will discover the different types of soft pastel available as well as their various attributes and applications. Participants will also use different pastel papers in combination with a variety of techniques to construct a plein air pastel painting. Michael will demonstrate techniques before students complete a painting on location. The class will focus on composition, values, and color. Prerequisite: An understanding of drawing and painting principles

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Days: Friday & Saturday, 2 days
Dates: September 12 & 13
Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $130 ($163 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

An avid plein air artist and advocate for the pastel medium, Michael Clements has been painting around the island of Maui for the past 10 years. His work has been exhibited in many juried shows and can be found in several galleries on Maui. He has participated in many Plein Air Invitational events both on Maui and the mainland. http://michaeleclements.com/

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Basic Portraiture w/ Visiting Artist Rose Adare #824

This portrait class is for oil painters seeking classical techniques. Students will explore the fundamentals of figure painting over three, highly informative days. The class is structured to re-examine and better understand the artist’s materials in order to explore the intention behind the composition. Upon completing an underdrawing, the students will then define their tonal patterning before progressing to glazing and shadows, highlights, and cohesive finishing.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Rose Adare
Days: Saturday – Monday, 3 days
Dates: September 27 – 29
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $195 ($244 nonmember)
Supply & Model Fee: $30

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Rose Adare is a graduate of the San Francisco Academy of Art. During her time at the academy, Adare’s work was featured at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor for a Toulouse Lautrec retrospective. Adare began her Fine Art career at the Muse Studio, founding the annual Muse Showcase: A Celebration in Art and Music, in Berkeley, CA. Expanding throughout the Bay Area, Adare took on two solo shows, the first at the Sutter Gallery in San Francisco followed by another at Epic Arts in Berkeley. Struck by a municipal train in 2005, Adare spent the following years in physical rehabilitation and retaught herself how to paint. Returning to the art scene in 2009, Adare’s work was selected in the Schaefer Portrait Challenge in 2012 and won second place at the Wyland Galleries’ “Best of the West” in 2013. Adare’s portrait series Restraint & Revolution is currently featured as part of a three woman solo show at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. roseadare.com

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Gold Leaf & Illumination w/ Visiting Artist Rose Adare #825

In this class for oil painters who are seeking a little light in their life, students will learn how to lay out and prepare their materials to implement gold, copper, or silver leaf in the most effective way possible. Tutorials will include how to incorporate gold leaf with under-paintings and over-paintings, how to work highlights and shadows into oil paintings, the distinction between warm and cool light, and how to seal gold leaf.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Rose Adare
Days: Wednesday, 1 day
Dates: October 1
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $65 ($82 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $15

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Rose Adare is a graduate of the San Francisco Academy of Art. During her time at the academy, Adare’s work was featured at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor for a Toulouse Lautrec retrospective. Adare began her Fine Art career at the Muse Studio, founding the annual Muse Showcase: A Celebration in Art and Music, in Berkeley, CA. Expanding throughout the Bay Area, Adare took on two solo shows, the first at the Sutter Gallery in San Francisco followed by another at Epic Arts in Berkeley. Struck by a municipal train in 2005, Adare spent the following years in physical rehabilitation and retaught herself how to paint. Returning to the art scene in 2009, Adare’s work was selected in the Schaefer Portrait Challenge in 2012 and won second place at the Wyland Galleries’ “Best of the West” in 2013. Adare’s portrait series Restraint & Revolution is currently featured as part of a three woman solo show at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. roseadare.com

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*NEW Offering – Spontaneous Painting #832-837

Join in this fun, creative and therapeutic art session! This activity is designed to allow authentic creative expression. Absolutely no artistic experience is required, although this is a great way to help generate a feeling of freedom in those students with more artistic background. Elyra will explain some guidelines that will encourage easy painting from the heart, not the head. Students stand up and paint to facilitate energy flow in the body. Choose whatever colors speak to you and paint freely in a supportive environment where there are no rights and wrongs. These sessions are all about the process (not a technique class). Students usually paint for a while and then share experiences with the group. Register for one or more sessions; you’ll learn something new about yourself each time!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Elyra Easton
Days: Saturday, 1 day sessions / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Session 1: October 11
Session 2: October 25
Session 3: November 8
Session 4: November 22
Session 5: December 6
Session 6: December 20
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $25 ($32 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $10

Supply List

N/A

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

TBD

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*NEW Offering – Introduction to Oil Painting #839

In this hands-on class, you’ll find out why painting in oils is easier than you think! You’ll discover the basics: preparing your canvas and organizing your palette; the unique properties of paints, mediums, varnishes, and solvents; the differences between brands and grades of oil paints; and how to work in layers to achieve archival-quality finishes. You’ll complete a series of small still-life paintings while learning how to observe and capture light and shadow, practice brushwork, and experiment with color-mixing. Come join us!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Gini Lawson
Days: Mondays, 6 weeks
Dates: October 13 – November 17
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $195 ($244 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

TBD

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Intermediate Oil Painting: Abstract Expressionism #842

In this class designed for those with some background in oil painting, Tony will work with students to enhance and achieve each individual’s artistic vision. Don’t miss this opportunity to study and consult with a true master of the language of abstract expressionism! Prerequisite: Beginning Oil Painting or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Tony Walholm
Days: Thursdays, 8 weeks
Dates: October 16 – December 11 (No class on November 27)
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

ony Walholm is renowned for his large-scale oil paintings of the “visionary abstract” style. Tony taught at Chaminade University in Honolulu for ten years before becoming a teaching artist for the Hui. He has been painting full time since 1982. His work can be seen at the Stanford University Children’s Hospital, the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater and is part of many private collections. He is currently represented by Paia Contemporary Gallery.

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Plein Air Pastel II: Maui Beaches #841

This workshop for intermediate and advanced artists will focus on painting with pastels in an outdoor environment. Students will meet at the Hui on the first day before departing to predetermined locations (typically either Kanaha or Makena Landing) to set up easels and complete paintings on location. Michael will demonstrate his process and guide each individual in the painting of a stunning outdoor landscape. Prerequisite: Plein Air Pastels I or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Days: Friday – Sunday, 3 days
Dates: October 17 – 19
Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Meet the first day at the Hui’s main parking lot
Tuition: $175 ($219 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

An avid plein air artist and advocate for the pastel medium, Michael Clements has been painting around the island of Maui for the past 10 years. His work has been exhibited in many juried shows and can be found in several galleries on Maui. He has participated in many Plein Air Invitational events both on Maui and the mainland. http://michaeleclements.com/

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Fabulous Florals in Watercolor I #843

Discover the magic of underpainting and creating luminous florals in this fun, two-day workshop! Carmen will provide in-depth coverage of color relationships, modeling for form and value, glazing, and more! Participants will learn the essentials required to plan and execute a painting filled with intensity and light. Prerequisites: Some previous watercolor experience is recommended.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Days: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
Dates: November 15 & 16
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $130 ($163 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

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*NEW Offering – No Limits: Mixed Media with Acrylic #844

Discover the versatility of acrylic paint to create pieces that mimic mixed media artworks! Students will combine abstract with surrealism by creating textures and exploring subject matter that refreshes the imagination. This class will help students to step out of their comfort zone to really get to know acrylic paint as a reliable art medium for many projects. The class will focus on lots of experimenting with textures and learning to appreciate and work through imperfections.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Amanda Joy Bowers
Days: Wednesdays, 5 weeks
Dates: November 19 – December 17
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $50

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

TBD

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Watercolor & Pastel Seascape Workshop #832 & 845

In this mini workshop, Carmen will guide participants in learning how to combine watercolor and pastel to create waves, foam, clouds, rocks, splashes, and more. Participants will walk away from class having completed a small painting—ready to frame (and/or give as a gift!).

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Session 1: Saturday, 1 day
November 29 / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Session 2: Saturday, 1 day
December 13 / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $45 ($57 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

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