Spring Classes are now open!

Spring Classes 2020

Feb 24, 2020

Spring Classes 2020

Spring is the season for new growth! Embrace and expand your talents in a variety of mediums by registering for one of our amazing classes led by professional artists. Stop by CHTVAC to register or call (757) 727-1490. For the full list of classes, details, and registration information, click here

Take a look at a sample of our class offerings:

Beginning Drawing

Tuesdays, Mar 24 – May 19, 1-3:30pm (no class May 12)

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Focus will be on becoming familiar with the tools of drawing and how to use them, how to create a drawing, and basic to advanced drawing techniques including line work and shading.


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Watercolor Painting 

Wednesdays, Mar 25 - May 20, 10am-12:30pm (no class May 13)

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Focus will be on the fundamentals of watercolor technique, materials and personal expression in painting. Students will discover the use of shape, line, value, color, and texture to create good composition. Students will also explore painting styles and influences leading to the development of watercolor as a modern American art form. 


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Painting in Oils or Acrylics

Thursdays, Mar 26 - May 21, 1-3:30pm (no class May 13)

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Students with any level of experience from beginning to more advanced may work with oils and acrylics and explore their own style and original subject matter. Beginning students will learn fundamental materials and techniques, while more experienced students will be challenged to reach another level. The class will feature lecture, demonstration, individual instruction, and critiques. Materials list will be emailed or mailed. 

INSTRUCTOR: James Warwick Jones

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Oil and Cold Wax Workshops

Part I – Oil & Cold Wax on Paper: Saturday, Apr 25, 10am-3pm

Part II – Oil & Cold Wax on Cradled Board: Sunday, Apr 26, 10am-3pm

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Combining cold wax and oil paint creates fascinating possibilities. The mixture dries much faster and allows for the use of other mediums in the creative process. An intriguing and fun process, be prepared to get hooked!

INSTRUCTOR: Eloise Shelton-Mayo

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For the full list of classes, details, and registration information, click here