Classes and Workshops

All classes are held at Chimayo Gallery

Chimayo Gallery
21 N. 7th Street, Perkasie PA
Phone: 267 733-5012
email: chimayoperkasie@gmail.com

open hours:
Monday: 10 am - 6 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday - Saturday: 10 am - 6pm

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING II MINI-SESSION (4 sessions)
Sundays 2:00-4:00
November 13, November 20, December 4, December 11
Class fee: $80 plus $10 materials fee

This class is geared towards those with some limited drawing experience.

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING I
Saturdays 2-4
Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb. 4, 11 
Class fee: $120 plus $25 materials fee

Have you always wanted to learn to draw? You don't need a special talent, you just need practice and perseverance. These six lessons are beneficial for those who have never drawn before as well as for those who desire a way to get back to the fundamentals of drawing what you see.

FUNDAMENTALS OF OIL PAINTING I
Sundays 2- 4:30
Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 (eight weeks; March 5 is a makeup date)
Class fee: $200

Materials fee: $20 (covers cost of all prepared painting surfaces, hue finders, shared use of odorless Turpenoid, oil painting medium, paper towels, still life materials, lighting, etc.)

Students are responsible for supplying their own paints, brushes and palettes or can have the teacher order basic painting sets for them, which they will then reimburse me for. A supply list will be provided.

If you have basic drawing skills but are ready to learn to work in color with oil paint, this is the workshop for you. You will learn how to see color, how to use it, and how to mix and combine hues without losing sight of the primary importance of value. The importance of color balancing and harmony will be covered, with some discussion of the psychological aspects of color. This class will consist of demonstrations, discussion of basic color theory, and several exercises that range from simple to challenging.

FUNDAMENTALS OF OIL PAINTING II
Sundays 2-4:30
March 26 April 2, 9, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21 (eight weeks; May 28 is a makeup date)
Class fee: $200

Materials fee: $20 (covers cost of all prepared painting surfaces, hue finders, shared use of odorless Turpenoid, paper towels, rags, still life materials, lighting, etc.)

Students are responsible for supplying their own paints, brushes and palettes or can have the teacher order basic painting sets for them, which they will pay for. A supply list will be provided.

This class is the follow up to Fundamentals Painting I, or for those with some painting ability/experience.