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OIL PAINTING CLASSES @ VISIBLE DIFFERENCE

Structured classes for ALL LEVELS are on-going. Experienced teachers offer one-on-one instruction. Registration includes course information prior to class. Class sizes and fees vary.*

Call Visible Difference at 928.774.3349, stop by 116 S. Beaver St. Flagstaff, or email Visible Difference. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Enrolled students receive a discount for supplies. Please contact the store with questions.

*Registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Weekly classes carry a 15% penalty for cancellation or transfers with no refunds after 7 days prior to the subject class. Classes may be subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. Waiting list policy is implemented at maximum capacity.

Oil Painting for All Levels is geared for painters with good drawing skills—the beginner, intermediate or artists needing skills brush up. Gretchen demonstrates, provides changing lessons and ample 1-on-1 interaction. Newcomers work from gray scale to simple still life. Those who have been painting work from still life, photo reference or specific lessons. Composition, brush, palette knife technique and principles of color mixing are covered to bring more confidence and success into your work! Please bring your sketch book, pencil and painting supplies for all levels oil. Advance registration is required.*

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, paper or wood, paper towels, containers for painting medium or water. Several 11x14 canvas panels are recommended or your preferred surface. Students receive a discount for materials purchased.

Oil Painting for All Levels (Saturday) with Gretchen Lopez

Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Arrive by 9:30 to set up. Easel, chair and tray are provided. This class is on-going, twice per month.

$40 per lesson* Advance registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Students receive a discount for materials purchased.

March 7 and 21  ::  April 11 and 18  ::  May 2 and 16  ::  June 6 and 20  ::   July 11 and 18  ::  August 1, 15 and 29  :: (September  ::  October  ::  November  ::  December dates TBD)

*Registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Weekly classes carry a 15% penalty for cancellation or transfers with no refunds after 7 days prior to the subject class. Classes may be subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. Waiting list policy is implemented at maximum capacity.

Oil Painting for All Levels (Tuesday) with Gretchen Lopez (Summer only)

Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Arrive by 10:00 to set up. Easel, chair and tray are provided. (Summer only)

$40 per lesson* Advance registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Students receive a discount for materials purchased.

May 5 and 19  ::   June 2 and 16  ::   July 7 and 21  ::  August 4 and 18 (Summer only session)

*Registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Weekly classes carry a 15% penalty for cancellation or transfers with no refunds after 7 days prior to the subject class. Classes may be subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. Waiting list policy is implemented at maximum capacity.

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASSES @ VISIBLE DIFFERENCE 

Watercolor for All Levels is designed for the beginner and intermediate and for skills 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 still life, a personal photo reference or on your original. Composition, brush, painting techniques and principles of color mixing are covered. Bring more confidence and success into your work! Please bring your drawing and painting supplies for watercolor painting.

Watercolor: Loose and Flowing with Gretchen Lopez

Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

May 13 and 20  ::  June 3 and 17  ::   July 1, 15 and 29  ::  August 12 and 26

$35 per lesson* Advance registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Students receive a discount for materials purchased.

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 tape or staple gun. Drawing materials, pencils and sketch book plus a photo reference. Students receive a discount for materials purchased.

*Registration is required for structured classes. Pre-payment secures space reservation. Weekly classes carry a 15% penalty for cancellation or transfers with no refunds after 7 days prior to the subject class. Classes may be subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. Waiting list policy is implemented at maximum capacity.

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Monday-Friday 10-5 pm & Saturday 10-2 pm

Closed Sundays & holidays

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