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September 2021

Intro to Photography with Joe Willlmore

September 21 - October 26
Online via Zoom VA 22066 United States
$200

6 Weekly Sessions online via Zoom |  Tuesdays 6-8 pm Maybe you’re an artist who uses a camera to create reference photos.  Or you’ve always wanted to photograph the flowers in your garden or  take portraits of your pet.  Or you want to evolve from taking snapshots to actually creating pictures.  Perhaps you were given a camera and want to learn how to use it.  This workshop is a hands-on practical look at how to learn  to use your camera…

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Level II Form Study

September 25, 2021 - January 15, 2022
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
$300

Youth Ages 12-18  |  5 Sessions Session Dates - Sept. 25, Oct. 9, Nov. 6 ,  Dec. 11 , Jan. 8 COURSE DESCRIPTION For the young artist who has successfully completed Beginner Drawing and/or who demonstrates a thorough understanding of perspective and proportions, ages 12 - 15. Students practice their drawing skills in black and white oil on toned canvas pad sheets. Still life objects are studied in exercises called "form studies”, under a single light source. Casts from antiquity…

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Painting the Portrait

September 28 - November 9
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
$395

Tuesdays 10:30-1:30pm |  6 Weekly Sessions On Tuesday, September 28 ONLY, class will begin at 9:30am with demo until 10:45am when you will set up to paint for the remaining of that class ending at 1:30pm. This course covers the basic elements of portraiture: composition, mood, gesture, form, structure and features. Models are clothed. Instruction in painting will cover features and how to achieve beautiful skin tones. Supply lists are provided through the links below. Model fees are extra, paid…

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Floral Still Life with Elizabeth Floyd

September 29 - November 3
Online via Zoom VA 22066 United States
$275

Wednesdays 10am-1:00pm |  6 Weekly Classes online via Zoom Capturing the beauty of flowers is a wonderful way to connect with the season.  In this online course, we will gather together on Zoom to paint, connect and support each other while exploring floral still-life painting.  Each session will begin with a discussion and analysis of a significant floral still-life, and how we can apply the ideas discussed into our own paintings.  Then you will work from provided photo references of…

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Adult Basics of Oil Painting with Joyce Lee

September 29 - November 3
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
$275

Wednesday 10am-1:00pm |  6 Weekly Classes in person Whether you are new to oil painting or want a greater depth of knowledge in the basic principles of oil painting, this is the class for you!  Over 6 weeks, the class will focus on oil-painting fundamentals and give tips to take your art to the next level by practicing step by step simple projects with the instructor. Through instructor demonstrations, discussions, and handouts, essential elements of constructing a painting will be…

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Plein Air Landscapes in Oils with Jill Banks

September 30 - November 4
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
$475

Plein Air Class  IN-PERSON THURSDAYS 10am-2pm |  6 Weekly Sessions ______________________ There’s nothing like painting on location to breathe life into your work. Students will learn about site selection, developing the compositional sketch, breaking down "things" into abstract shapes, how to deal with architecture, moving objects, and working in direct color. Painting the Landscape classes will be taught in plein air in outdoor locations – including farms and nearby towns. Students will need their own portable easels.  Fees for admittance…

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October 2021

Award-Winning Watercolors PLEIN AIR

October 1 - October 29
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
$200

Fridays 10:00am-12 noon | 5 Weekly Sessions The First Fall Session of Award-Winning Watercolors will be in PLEIN AIR (outdoors).  Enjoy painting scenes around the school on the Village Green or on the porches.  If weather is inclement, class will be inside the school or underneath cover.  The instructor's hands-on approach will help students learn to capture the transparent quality of watercolor in the painting of landscapes and still life. Working with a limited palette and carefully planning strokes and tonality,…

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October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
Free

Click "REGISTER" below to let us know you are coming to the Donor Celebration.  Please include the names of all attendees in the "NAME" field. We appreciate our continual donors.  Join us for this Celebration on Friday, October 1, 6-8pm

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Celebrate a Season of Art Registration Individual

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
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$100

Register now to attend ..... The Arts Great Falls annual fundraiser - A Celebration of a New Season of Art at The Arts of Great Fall Gallery and Artists' Studios in Great Falls.  Enjoy food, wine, silent auction and more while surrounded by the latest Paint Great Falls exhibit.   All this fun will support your local art foundation — The Arts of Great Falls.   Individual Registration Below.... scroll down  

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Celebrate a Season of Art Registration Couple

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Arts of Great Falls School, 756 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066 United States
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$175

Register now to attend ..... The Arts Great Falls annual fundraiser - A Celebration of a New Season of Art at The Arts of Great Fall Gallery and Artists' Studios in Great Falls.  Enjoy food, wine, silent auction and more while surrounded by the latest Paint Great Falls exhibit.   All this fun will support your local art foundation — The Arts of Great Falls. Couple Registration Below.... scroll down  

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