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Plein Air Workshop with Visiting Artist Andrew Rose #922

Venture outdoors and learn how to react better to changing light, compose on the spot, transport your works to and from the studio, and be inspired by others on location. Students will make drawings and paintings on-site at beautiful locations around the Hui with friendly classmates of all levels. Students will see immediate improvement with brush handling and color mixing through individualized tutorials with Andrew. Bring daily snacks, sunscreen, drawing mate-rials, watercolors, oils, or acrylics—all media welcome!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Andrew Rose
Day & Duration: Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 3 days
March 7 – 9 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)

Supply List

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About the Teaching Artist

Andrew Rose has been producing, exhibiting, and selling artwork for artists, galleries, and museums nationally and internationally since 1990. Andrew earned his AB in Art History from Vassar College and his dual-honors MFA/MS degrees in Painting and Art History from Pratt Institute. Since 2006, Rose has been an instructor of classes and seminars in oil painting and professional practices at the Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Linekona School, now known as the Honolulu Museum of Art School. In 2011, Rose opened his gallery on Bishop Street at the heart of the Down-town Arts District in Honolulu. In 2013, Rose joined the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum and became their Director of Marketing and Communications. andrewrosegallery.com

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Color Workshop with Visiting Artist Andrew Rose #923

Participate in an intensive analysis of your palette, materials, and portfolio after an introduction to the fundamentals of color! Bring all your color supplies, including paints, pastels, and pencils to learn about color mixing and application. Students will finish the workshop with a stronger understanding of how their palette works to improve the vibrancy, saturation, and chromatic blending of their works as well as a streamlined kit of materials.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Andrew Rose
Day & Duration: Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 3 days
March 7 – 9 / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.


About the Teaching Artist

Andrew Rose has been producing, exhibiting, and selling artwork for artists, galleries, and museums nationally and internationally since 1990. Andrew earned his AB in Art History from Vassar College and his dual-honors MFA/MS degrees in Painting and Art History from Pratt Institute. Since 2006, Rose has been an instructor of classes and seminars in oil painting and professional practices at the Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Linekona School, now known as the Honolulu Museum of Art School. In 2011, Rose opened his gallery on Bishop Street at the heart of the Down-town Arts District in Honolulu. In 2013, Rose joined the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Hawai‘i State Art Museum and became their Director of Marketing and Communications. andrewrosegallery.com

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Spontaneous Painting #949 – 952

Join us for a fun, creative, and therapeutic art session! This activity is designed to allow authentic creative expression. Absolutely no artistic experience is required, although spontaneous painting 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 what-ever colors speak to you and paint freely in a supportive environment where there are no rights or wrongs. These ses-sions 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 2 (#950): March 14
Session 3 (#951): April 11 *Plein Air Session
Session 4 (#952): May 16
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $25 ($32 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $10

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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Fabulous Florals in Watercolor I #953 – 955

Discover the magic of underpainting and learn to create luminous florals in this fun 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. If you have taken Florals 1 before and have an intermediate skill level in watercolor, Carmen invites you to bring your own floral image to class. Prerequisite: Some previous watercolor experience is recommended.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Session 2 (#954): March 21 & 22
Session 3 (#955): May 2 & 3
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $3

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artist

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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Plein Air Pastel I #944

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 under-standing of drawing and painting principles

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Session 2 (#944) : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / March 28 & 29 / 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)

Supply List

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Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

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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Watercolor & Pastel Seascape Workshop #956 – 957

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!). If you want a creative afternoon activity, this class is for you!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration: Saturday, 1 day / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Session 2 (#957): April 4
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $45 ($57 nonmember)

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

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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Beginning Painting #948

Have you always wanted to learn to paint? This fun and informative class will get you started using non-toxic water mixable oil paint. Harriet will provide step-by-step instruction on the principles of painting, how different paint works, general layout and use of images, how to use and mix color, see light/shadows, and use different painting tools. Students will watch demonstrations of different techniques and experiment with each one. If you don’t have a clue what to do, this is the class for you! The teacher will meet you where you are; all you have to provide is the desire, ideas, and your presence in class!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Harriet Huffm
Session 2 (#948) : Wednesdays, 6 weeks / April 15 – May 20 / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $175 ($220 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $40

Supply List

Please bring a sketchbook to class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Harriet Huff is an international award winning exhibiting artist and educator for the last 40 years. She has been on the faculty of Philbrook Museum Art School, Colorado Mountain College, Hui No’eau, and Seabury Hall where she taught drawing, painting, and printmaking to over 1000 students. Harriet is an intaglio master printmaker with a BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. Graduate studies include SAIC, Pratt, Parsons and with Master independent artists.  

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Plein Air Pastel II: Maui Beaches #958

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 Beach 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
Day & Duration : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / April 25 & 26 / 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

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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