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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create, and Cultivate the Visual Arts!

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Learning the Visual Arts will enrich your life, it provides a source of self-fulfillment and challenge, combined with social interactions and meaningful connections!

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Classes or Workshops

We offer classes by medium, subject matter or technique in the following.

Mediums

Sketching or Drawing

Over time, the practice of drawing will increase your ability to carefully observe, understand the observation in your mind, translate it and relay that translation to your hand and this will enhance your capacity to solve problems. We offer a wide range of drawing mediums including charcoal, graphite, pen & ink, pastel pencils or monotypes, including the following two dimensional mediums.

Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. We offer a wide range of painting mediums including watercolor or gouache (opaque watercolor), oil, encaustics, or pastel, including the following two dimensional mediums.

Mixed Media

May combine drawing or painting including two dimensional and three dimensional mediums which rise off of the surface creating physical texture or a refief. The mixed media is commonly applied using drawing tools, painting with a brush, monotypes using print rollers. Other implements can be layered over each other, such as collage, prints or anything else. We offer a wide range of painting mediums including the following.


Subject Matter

We offer adult art classes in sketching, drawing, painting & mixed media in a wide range of subject matter, including the following.


Techniques

We offer adult art classes in sketching, drawing, painting & mixed media in a wide range of techniques, including the following.

Sketching

Drawing

Painting