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April 2017
$125 - $150

Still Life/Floral Painting-A Classical Approach w/Stephanie Amato

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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This class is for the oil painter or pastelist who is interested in developing their individual style and furthering their technical ability.  Working from still life/floral setups, the student will be guided with demonstrations focusing on composition, value, temperature and design. Group and individual critiques will help highlight the artist’s strength and progress. All levels welcome. 4 Tuesdays: 1-4 PM Session 1: Jan 17 - Feb 7 Session 2: Mar 28 - Apr 18 Session 3: May 2 - 23…

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$120 - $145

Beginners Pastel with Anita Ford

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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If you have always wanted to try pastels but didn’t know where to begin, this is the class for you!  Students will be introduced to the basics of using pastels including:   pastel-friendly surfaces, tools, techniques, and the use of different types of pastels for different results.  Come and explore the subtle and not-so-subtle possibilities of creating art with pastels! 6 Tuesdays: 6 - 8pm Session 1: Jan 10 – Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28 – Apr 4 Session 3:…

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$120 - $145

Beginners Acrylic with Anita Ford

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Learn the basics of acrylic painting.  Explore acrylic painting techniques on a variety of surfaces, experiment with brush techniques, color mixing/blending, and complete at least four individual paintings (including a still life, seascape, landscape, and floral).  If you’ve always wanted to try acrylic painting, please come and join us! 6 Wednesdays: 6 PM - 8 PM        Session 1: Jan 11 – Feb 15 Session 2: Mar 1 – Apr 5 Session 3: Apr 19 – May 24 $120 members -…

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$120 - $145

Hand Building Basics with Mary Hull

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Learn the basics of hand building and make decorative or functional pieces of pottery. A perfect class for beginners, and for those who want to work at their own pace. Expanded use of equipment (slab roller, extruder, forms, etc.) facilitates accelerated ability, knowledge and self-assurance. 6 Thursdays: 10am - 12pm Session 1: Feb 2 - Mar 9 Session 2: Apr 6 - May 11 $120 Members - $145 Non-Members

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$325

Plein Air Wrokshop with Celeste McCollough

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Students will select a scene to paint each week and assistance will be provided regarding the plein air process, how to identify correct values, setting up the composition, color choices, and achieving 3-dimensional qualities in the painting. The instructor will provide optional quick demonstrations to illustrate particular points. We will explore strategies to make plein air painting simple and manageable, with a particular focus on creating atmosphere and perspective in the landscape. Strategies explored will include relative values and colors…

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$120 - $145

Beginners Drawing with Anita Ford

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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This course will introduce students to basic methods and media involved in drawing. The class will emphasize drawing from observation, development of negative/positive space, shape, composition, line, edge development and  understanding  value and composition. 6 Thursdays: 6 PM - 8 PM  Session 1: Jan 12 – Feb 16 Session 2: Mar 2 – Apr 6 Session 3: Apr 20 – May 25  $120 members - $145 non-members  

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$325

Plein Air Wrokshop with Celeste McCollough

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Students will select a scene to paint each week and assistance will be provided regarding the plein air process, how to identify correct values, setting up the composition, color choices, and achieving 3-dimensional qualities in the painting. The instructor will provide optional quick demonstrations to illustrate particular points. We will explore strategies to make plein air painting simple and manageable, with a particular focus on creating atmosphere and perspective in the landscape. Strategies explored will include relative values and colors…

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$120 - $145

After-School Junior Art

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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This class will focus on honing your child’s natural drawing, painting and pottery skills. Great class for those looking for semi-private instruction on a Friday afternoon for six weeks. Mary will help guide your child, enhancing their art skills. Ages 11+ Session 1: Dec. 2, 9, 16, (skip Dec 23 and 30) Jan. 6, 13, 20 Session 2: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10 Session 3: March 24, (skip March 31) April 7, (skip April 14) 21, 28,…

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$325

Plein Air Wrokshop with Celeste McCollough

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Quinlan Arts Center, 514 Green St.
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Students will select a scene to paint each week and assistance will be provided regarding the plein air process, how to identify correct values, setting up the composition, color choices, and achieving 3-dimensional qualities in the painting. The instructor will provide optional quick demonstrations to illustrate particular points. We will explore strategies to make plein air painting simple and manageable, with a particular focus on creating atmosphere and perspective in the landscape. Strategies explored will include relative values and colors…

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Black & White Ball – The Arts Council’s Annual Gala

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring Street SW
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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The most anticipated black-tie event of the year ! The Arts Council, dedicated to presenting local, national and international artists is offering guests an unbelievably self-indulgent evening featuring premier dining, dancing to the live music and flows of luxurious, exotic and insatiable packages for a live-auction. Dazzling live entertainment, epicurean delicacies of the liquid and solid kinds, a floor to put your dancing shoes to the test…ALL FOR A CAUSE!

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