Ongoing Painting Classes

Please check in for space availability and signup. Class sizes and fees vary. Call Visible Difference at 928.774.3349, stop by 116 S. Beaver St. or email Visible Difference. Classes are structured for ALL LEVELS are on-going with one-on-one instruction. Sign up includes course information from the instructor Gretchen Lopez prior to class. Cash or check. Please call with questions.

Oil & Acrylic Painting for All Levels with Gretchen Lopez

$40 per lesson, cash or check only. On-going Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pre-register please.

Aug 25 :: Sep 8 & 29 :: Oct 6 & 27 :: Nov 3 & 17 :: Dec 1 & 15. Registration required.

Oil & Acrylic painting for All Levels is geared for painters—the beginner, intermediate or skill brush up. Ample 1-on-1 interaction. Work from a simple still life for newcomers to paint. Gain confidence on how to get started and get painting! For those who have been painting, work from the still life, a personal photo reference or on your original. Composition, brush, palette knife technique and principles of color mixing are covered. Bring more confidence and success into your work! Please bring your supplies for oil or acrylic painting. Call to enroll and sign up in advance as class size is limited to 8.

Recommended supplies: Tube colors; titanium white, cadmium yellow, indian yellow, burnt sienna, burnt umber, French ultramarine, cerulean blue, cadmium red light, alizarin crimson. Brushes: #4, #8 and #10 flats, #2 round, #2 and #4 filberts, a 2” brush for backgrounds, palette knives for mixing color, palette for paint, either one with a lid or traditional wood, paper towels, containers for painting medium or water. Several 11x14 canvas panels are recommended or your preferred surface. Discounts for registered students.

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Watercolor Painting for All Levels with Gretchen Lopez

$35 per lesson, cash or check. On-going. Pre-register please.

Wednesday evenings 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Aug 22 :: Sep 5 & 26. Registration required.

Watercolor for All Levels is designed for the beginner and intermediate and for skill brush up. With ample 1-on-1 interaction, paint from a simple still life. Gain confidence with instruction on how to get started and get painting! For those who have been painting, work from the still life or a personal photo reference or your original. Composition, brush, painting techniques and principles of color mixing are covered. Bring more confidence and success into your work! Please bring your supplies for watercolor painting. Call to enroll and sign up in advance as class size is limited to 8.

Recommended Supplies: Daniel Smith or Winsor Newton professional water colors or comparable; Cadmium Red Medium, New Gamboge, Quinacridone Gold Deep, Perinone Orange, Magenta, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Utramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue, Sap Green, Opaque or Chinese White. Small sponge and paper towels, watercolor palette, small water container. Brushes: 1" oval wash, #4 #6 and 10 rounds, 2" wash, large mop (Natural Squirrel). 140lb cold press paper Arches or Fabriano cut into quarter sheets or halves and two pieces mounted onto a painting board using with either tape or staple gun. Drawing materials, pencils and sketch book plus a photo reference. Discount on supplies for students.

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2019 schedule

All Levels Watercolor Painting with Gretchen Lopez

Session I: April, May and June twice per month. $150 for 6 sessions, cash or check only, pre-registration required, space is limited. Wednesday evenings 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Session II: July, August and September twice per month. $150 per 6 lessons, cash or check only, pre-registration required, space is limited. Wednesday evenings 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Check back for final dates.