Adult Painting & Drawing

Adult Painting & Drawing Classes

This workshop is designed to get you up and running with watercolor! We will discuss materials, brush techniques and color mixing.  No experience necessary. Using fun, easy techniques, we will create colorful, impactful paintings for cards, gifts and relaxation. All materials included and you will receive a paint kit to take home to continue your practice. Students may wish to bring an apron or wear paint-worthy clothing. Class will meet at the Edmond Fine Arts Institute at 27 E Edwards, Edmond, Oklahoma.  Class size is limited. Instructor: Lauren Florence
Sunday, May 19 noon – 3:00
Registration required by May 17
$95
Register Here: https://www.laurenflorence.com/workshops/intro-to-watercolor-1

Lauren Florence Art
With a background in silk dyeing, Oklahoma City based artist, Lauren Florence turned to acrylics and canvas after the birth of her son.  With the same vibrant colors, she used on silk, her paintings now have form in vibrant, realistic expressionism. Her subject matter is inspired by a deep love of the people and wildlife of Oklahoma and the American West.
Lauren has a BFA in Textile Design from the University of Kansas, 1994. She studied painting with artist, Bert Seabourn, at Oklahoma Contemporary 2013 – 2018. She now teaches workshops a few times a year and teaches mini workshops at local businesses through Allied Arts in Oklahoma City
Lauren can be found on Instagram and Facebook.


  • Intro to Watercolor Workshop
    May 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Creating color charts has been transformative for my work! I reference them everyday in my studio to help me mix just the right shade.  In this workshop I will walk you through a variety of charts. We will work through a matrix, circle, fan, and line charts, discussing the benefits of each and the benefits of a limited palette as well. Chart templates will be provided.  Students must bring a #4 Bright acrylic brush, six paint colors of their choice (other than black), plus Titanium White and Titan Buff.  Students may wish to bring an apron or wear paint-worthy clothing. Class will meet at the Edmond Fine Arts Institute at 27 E Edwards, Edmond, Oklahoma. . Class size is limited. Instructor: Lauren Florence
Sunday, May 19 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration required by May 17, 2019
$35

Register Here:

https://www.laurenflorence.com/workshops/intro-to-color-charts

Lauren Florence Art
With a background in silk dyeing, Oklahoma City based artist, Lauren Florence turned to acrylics and canvas after the birth of her son.  With the same vibrant colors, she used on silk, her paintings now have form in vibrant, realistic expressionism. Her subject matter is inspired by a deep love of the people and wildlife of Oklahoma and the American West.
Lauren has a BFA in Textile Design from the University of Kansas, 1994. She studied painting with artist, Bert Seabourn, at Oklahoma Contemporary 2013 – 2018. She now teaches workshops a few times a year and teaches mini workshops at local businesses through Allied Arts in Oklahoma City
Lauren can be found on Instagram and Facebook.

 


  • Intro to Color Charts
    May 19, 2019 - May 20, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brush stroke techniques, color combinations and use of materials are taught for the beginning, intermediate and advanced student. Using encouraging, one-on-one instruction techniques, Gary will emphasize the study of subject, preparation and transfer of image to final surface. All mediums are welcome in this class. Techniques for still life, landscape and portraiture will be offered and students will advance to higher levels of skill as the course continues. Supply list is available online. Instructor: Gary Lennon Supply List

Wednesdays – must have instructor approval before enrolling


  • Wednesday May 29 - June 26
    May 29, 2019 - June 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday May 30 - June 27
    May 30, 2019 - June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday July 10 - August 7
    July 10, 2019 - August 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday July 11 - August 8
    July 11, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Advance your drawing or painting knowledge.  We will review form, technique, and perception throughout the learning process.  Reian will help you develop your own style through teaching different techniques and styles.  Bring in your own personal project/photo so that he can help you through the process.  All skill levels. Instructor: Reian Williams

Mondays: 12:00 – 2:00
Wednesdays:  7:00 – 9:00

Summer schedule
Mondays: 3:00 – 5:00
Wednesdays: 7:00 – 9:00


  • Wednesdays: May 29 - July 3
    May 29, 2019 - July 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesdays: July 10 - August 14
    July 10, 2019 - August 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Mondays: June 3 - July 1
    June 3, 2019 - July 1, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Mondays: July 8 - August 12
    July 8, 2019 - August 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All skill levels are invited to join and instruction will be tailored to the individual and their skill level. Want to learn how to oil paint but don’t know where to start? Come get away from the stress of day to day activities and enjoy a relaxing, no pressure atmosphere to practice and learn the art oil painting. Instructor: Jon Maratindale
Thursdays: 7:00 – 9:00

Oil Painting supply list

  • Basic starter set of oil paints
  • Odorless Turpentine/turpenoid or odorless mineral spirits (AKA paint thinner)
  • Small container of Linseed Oil
  • Canvas, canvas board, wood panel, or clay board (pre-gessoed is best (any size))
  • A few brushes (they come in variety packs and are specifically for Oil or Oil and Acrylic)
  • A few mixing pallet knives (sometimes they come with the paint set)
  • An oil pallet (can be store bought or I recommend a $1 store picture frame with glass)
  • 1-2 air tight jars (either store bought or I recommend old food jars like baby food/salsa/jam)
  • Encouraged for students to bring a photo of something they would like to try painting

 


  • May 30 - June 27
    May 30, 2019 - June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 11 - August 15
    July 11, 2019 - August 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You will study drawing with Gary Lennon in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment. The beginner, intermediate or advanced artist will benefit from this class. Learn the basics of drawing (line, form, shading, perspective and composition), from materials to technique while growing to new levels of skill. Gary will help students refine ideas and concepts resulting in their best work. Instructor: Gary Lennon Supply List

Mondays: 7:00 – 9:00 PM


  • Summer June 3 - 24
    June 3, 2019 - June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Summer July 8 - August 5
    July 8, 2019 - August 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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