Painting is a wonderful and creative form of expressions. For some this talent is natural, for others the skill must be acquired through the attendance of painting classes. There are several options for painting classes in San Diego that allow the opportunity for one to delve into this creative form of expression.
If you have never painted or sketched a day in your life, the “Pour it On” Painting Class just may be ideal. Designed to relax the student and to remove all fear and intimidation, the “Pour it On” Painting Class teaches beginning artists how to pour the paint to create the background first. From that point on the actual design or pattern in traced into the background. The fee for attendance in this one time non-competitive “Pour It On” fun class is $45.00 per student plus a $25.00 materials fee.
The next unique and fun painting class in San Diego is the “Paint From the Heart Class.” In this painting class students are encouraged to paint what they feel, their way, without the judging or criticism of peers. Students are encouraged to paint from their individual perspectives and life experiences. The “Paint From the Heart Class” is an excellent opportunity for students to tap into their creative side and determine if in fact painting is something they would like to pursue on a different level. The fee for attendance in the “Paint From The Heart Class” is $125.00. This class meets for 6 Saturdays. There is not a materials fee however students are asked to bring #2 Graphite Pencils, 3 soft yellow, a sketchbook and a photograph of choice.
The third in a series of painting classes in San Diego is Watercolor Fundamentals. The Watercolor Fundamentals Class meets for 2 Saturdays and is an ideal setting for learning the basics of watercolor. Perfect for the beginner the teaching artists will be sharing technique, fundamentals, and more. Intermediate artists are also welcome to attendant as this is a great refresher course. Some of the techniques covered in the Watercolor Fundamentals Class is blossoming techniques, palette knife, lifting, negative painting, dry brush, contrast, wet into wet and more. The fee for the Watercolor Fundamentals Class is $60.00. Students will receive a materials list prior to commencement of the class.
The Painting Classes in San Diego that were reviewed in the article are a great way to relax as well as to begin a new hobby. For more information on the above mentioned painting classes in San Diego visit the registration Web site for Venture or visit the sponsoring site for Palomar College.