Museum School Workshops: Painting

Paint in the field or study a variety of approaches in the studio. Whether it’s the figure, landscape or abstraction created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, ink, gouache, encaustics or pastels, you’re bound to get that brush moving!

Online: People, Places & Things: Painting What’s Important with Pete Hocking

January 25 - January 29
Monday-Friday 6-9pm

$300 for members, $325 for non-members, 5 sessions

From time to time, every artist wonders what their work is about. This workshop is focused on exploring the nature of content in painting, starting with an inventory of our individual preoccupations and moving into …

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Online: Queer Men Painting Figures with Pete Hocking

January 30 - February 6
Saturdays, 11-5pm

$285 for members, $300 for non-members, 2 sessions

The male figure, the autobiographic figure, the desired figure are all part of the history of Queer men working as painters. Often pursued surreptitiously in the past, contemporary queer artists are explicitly developing work that …

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Online: Using Color with the Figure for Artists Who Want to Learn Hofmann’s Push/Pull Theory with Laura Shabott

February 7
Sunday, 10-2pm

$125 for members, $150 for non-members, 1 session

Hofmann’s theory of push/pull, a principle based on the natural laws of oscillation, was the catalyst for two generations of Abstract Expressionists. Shabott and Barrett contemporize his work through courses that delve into the concept, …

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Online: The Autobiographical Figure with Pete Hocking

February 27 - March 6
Saturdays, 11-5pm

$285 for members, $300 for non-members, 2 sessions

The self-portrait is one thing, but figurative painters also build a complex personal story by drawing directly from figures they encounter or by creating figurative persona that stand in for themselves. This workshop will work …

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