Classes Offered

Daily Drawing & Oil Painting:

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:30-1:30 pm  8 weeks cost $230 Starting the Week of Jan. 22, 2018

NIght: Monday & Wednesday Nights 7:00pm-9:30 pm  8 Weeks Cost $215 Starting the Week of Jan. 24, 2018

Progressive Program helps all artist to reach higher levels in art. Gain skills and knowledge to succeed at Your Pace, One Step At A time. This class is the core reason Chris’ classes have been in such high demand for nearly 30 years. Designed for all levels but the Beginners Are My Favorite! The program is set up with a series of exercises each one explaining What, Where, Why and How an artist is to use the specific “Art Principle”  we call them “Art Tools Not Rules”. There is a mixture of drawing and painting artist levels in each class. Allowing for the beginning drawing students to hear the advanced painting exercises and the advanced students to hear the beginning exercises reminding each student what they have learned or will learn.

Paint Your Way: If you have painted before and would like to Paint Under Chris’ Mentoring join this community of artists and use your images ( vacation, family, portraits, commissions, etc. ) Chris shares color theories, mediums, composition, and thoughts to take your art to a higher level.

Level: Beginning, intermediate, advanced.

Secrets UnLocked: John S. Sargent’s Voice:      

Monday 2:30- 4:30 PM Starting Jan. 29, 2018, 8 weeks Cost $215.00

Something New By Sargent Each Week – Oil paint through Sargent’s life, one of the greatest 19c artists. Chris’ lifelong experience studying the old masters along with his classical drawing education come into play as you paint along with Chris. Discover What, Why, and How, Sargent told his story using the elements of art: composition, brush strokes, contrast, and color. Most of the paintings take two weeks to complete a canvas between 9″ x 12″ and 11″ x 14″. Without reservation, this is an amazing class and not to be missed where we all learn something new things each day.                                        Level: Intermediate to Advanced

 Chris & JoDette Teach Together

Color & Design  / Abstract Expressions: 

Wednesday 2:00-4:30 pm Starting: Jan. 17,   4 Weeks Cost $105.00-( prorated ),                                                         next 8-week session is Feb. 22

We are excited to merge two classes and two instructors one class! Both instructors will lead by painting the same image different ways with the class exploring the depth and beauty of multiple aspects of art.

A Combination of Realism, Impressionism, and Abstract Art Together. Exploring Color and Design using techniques with different mediums.   JoDette’s focus for you as an artist to have the freedom to explore, express, different textures through different mediums ( Cold Wax ), and compositions from an abstract point of view to discover who you are as an artist. JoDette’s beauty and depth in her painting come from layering textures and various techniques.  Her easy going excitement about painting and knowledge about layering is Flat Out Contagious. JoDette’s gift to be free from expectation and unleash the true artist in you.                                                                                                                                                                             Chris’ Hope for you…introduction to different color schemes and compositional design element from a representational point of view. Chris’ extensive color and compositional knowledge will aid the class through each thought process of a painting.  He discusses the problems and solutions in each given painting including the different mediums and their order of use based on their drying times, to maintain the archival foundation which all paintings require. With all the different Mediums on the market today Chris clarifies the confusion with all the different mediums, drying times and order of use.

Our focus is for You to become the artist you desire!  JOIN US AND HAVE FUN IN ART TOGETHER!  own oil paint supplies are required.      Levels: all  Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced                                                                             

Beginning Painting: Oil Painting Classes with Chris diDomizio.

New Class Offered Two separate Times:

Thursday 10:30 am -1:30 pm Starting Feb. 15, 2018, 8 weeks Cost $220.00

Beginning to the Almost Intermediate Level artist. No painting experience is required, but you will need to be able to draw your image on the canvas You will need your own painting supplies. Chris will walk you through a painting as you paint with Chris. Students will learn how to mix a palette, A little about design, and color theory. We will not have a deadline on how long it will take to complete each painting. This is dependent on the students each week, one step at a time.

Kids Fall – Winter Classes 

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday 6 weeks $160

The kid’s program is an extension of the adult drawing and painting program. The same concepts but with the emphasis on “fun”. The children’s program has been an enormous success with over 100 kids in two different locations. ( metro academic studies and in our studio). The success form the children’s program is due to the art teachers all going through the adult program making it easy to teach the same concepts as the adults learn. Draw in Graphite and charcoal, watercolor, pastel and acrylic paint. pay as you come.

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