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Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

A Journey in Watercolors

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Discover the versatility and beauty of watercolor painting through demonstrated techniques and hands-on practice in producing a finished painting.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

A Week of Photo Challenges

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Intermediate
Learn techniques that will widen your field of creative expression by taking on daily photographic challenges.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Adobe Lightroom

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Discover why Lightroom is the leading software in the photographic industry
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Art Appreciation: A Moment in Time

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
A daily exploration of singular master artworks intended to transport the viewer to a particular moment in time of monumental consequence. Students will engage in "active seeing" to explore the artwork's form and content.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Art Nouveau Illustration

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the characteristic shapes and styles of Art Nouveau and how it can be utilized in your own home decor, artwork and other projects.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Chinese Calligraphy

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the the fundamentals and basic history of Chinese calligraphy.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Colored Pencil Drawing

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn the techniques to create a wide variety of illustration types, from cartoonish to realistic.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Drawing for All Levels: Boxes to Bones

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn fundamentail drawing skills and concepts to accurately draw from observation.
Evening Events
Class Spans

Gallery Talks

Available:
  • Week 1
Available:
  • Week 2
Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Gallery Talks: Monday through Friday at 6:30 PM ET ~ Artist talks on various art forms. FREE VIRTUAL Weeks 1 & 2: Gallery Talks stream on the Common Ground on the Hill YouTube Channel IN-PERSON Week 3: Gallery Talks at Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Life Drawing: The Human Figure

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn to draw the human figure from a live model.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Nature Poems: A Multi-Modal Workshop

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Create a nature poem and explore other modes of presenting it, including collage, photography, music and more.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Open Road Photography

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn to use your smartphone for photography in outdoor locations.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Painting with Pastels

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Explore properties and techniques associated with soft pastels
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Photoshop 101: Celebrate!

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Beginner
Learn to use the many features of Photoshop, including layers, layer masks, selection tools and more.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

Plein-Air Painting

Available:
  • Week 1
Available:
  • Week 2
Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn to paint in the great outdoors!
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

The Painted Screen: A Baltimore Folk Art

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Learn about the iconic Baltimore art of screen painting and create a screen to adorn your home.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

Watercolor Monoprints

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Use watercolor to create prints using plexiglass as a printing plate.
Period 3
Class Spans
2 Periods

iPhone Photography with Cary Wolfson

Available:
  • Week 3
Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Improve the quality of your cell phone photographs using the free app Snapseed and others.
Period 1
Class Spans
2 Periods

iPhone Photography with Sue Bloom

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
Take better photos with your iPhone, using apps and photography techniques.