Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse

our fine art classes include:

Oil painting
Portrait painting
Watercolor
Drawing
Sculpting

 

2019
Adult(8 weeks)

Session 6: October 13 – December 14
Online registration begins Friday September 13
No classes and building closed November 11, 28, and 29
No classes week of Thanksgiving

2020
Adult (8 weeks)

Session 1: January 5-February 29
Online registration begins Friday, November 22

Session 2: March 1-April 25
Online registration begins Friday, January 31
No classes and building closed April 10, 11, and 12

Art Alliance classes are held on schedule when the Greensboro Cultural Center is open.The Greensboro Cultural Center is closed on Federal Holidays.
2019 Holiday Closings

Art classes meet in room 127 of the Greensboro Cultural Center weekly for 7 or 8 weeks per session. There are 6 sessions per year. Class size is limited to 8 to 10 students and pre-registration is required. Payment is due by the first class. Click on the link to register or the Register tab above.

Fine Art

FA0 Life Drawing

Mondays, 1:30-4 |
$90/4weeks, class begins October 14

Highly suggested–previous drawing experience is recommended for the artist interested in drawing directly from a live model, as it presents very complex problems/solutions that may otherwise prove overwhelming for beginners. This 4 week class will be dedicated to understanding the human form in space through drawing.  There will be
an encouragement to gain knowledge of human anatomy to aid in understanding the forms of the human body and it’s consequent depiction.  See our Monday Drawing Class for a great foundation class.

 

FA1 Drawing

Mondays, 6:30-9 pm | Instructor: Kelly Taylor
$125/6 weeks, class begins October 14

Suitable for beginners and intermediate students, this class is for the person who wants to learn and expand upon basic drawing techniques using pencil, pen, and ink.

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FA2 Oil Painting

Tuesdays, 1:30-4 pm | Instructor: Mike Northuis
$125/8 weeks, class begins October 15

This class will explore the basics of oil painting with an emphasis on individual expression. Working from still life and photographs, students will explore materials and techniques to develop their skill with oil painting and develop an understanding of composition and color theory.  Highly suggested–previous drawing experience is recommended.  See our Monday Drawing Class for a great foundation class.

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FA3 Oil Painting

Tuesdays, 6:30–9 pm | Instructor: Mavis Liggett
$125/8 weeks, class begins October 15

This class will explore the basics of oil painting with an emphasis on individual expression. Working from still life, the student will develop the rudiments of oil painting, basic drawing techniques, color theory, and composition in order to create a finished painting.

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FA4 Intermediate Oil Painting

Wednesdays, 10:30-1 pm | Instructor: Mavis Liggett
$125/8 weeks, class begins October 16

Current artists learn more about color theory and composition using a variety of mediums while also exploring art in history from realism to abstract expressionism.
This class is for artists with experience and not suitable for beginners. See our Tuesday evening oil painting class for a great foundation class.

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FA5 Drawing and Watercolor Painting

Wednesdays, 7–9:30 pm | Instructor: Jack Stratton
$125/8 weeks, class begins October 16

This class, appropriate for beginning and intermediate students, will cover basic drawing and watercolor techniques with discussions of composition, color theory, and masters of painting
and drawing.

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FA6 Drawing and Watercolor Painting

Thursdays, 10 am–12:30 pm | Instructor: Jack Stratton
$125/8 weeks, class begins October 17

This class, appropriate for beginning and intermediate students, will cover basic drawing and watercolor techniques with discussions of composition, color theory, and masters of painting
and drawing.

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FA7 Portrait Painting

Thursdays, 1:30–4 pm | Instructor: Tom Edgerton
$145/8 weeks, class begins October 17

A comprehensive class exploring the fundamentals of painting portraits in oil while reviewing the principals that underlie all good art.

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FA8 Sculpting the Human Figure

Thursdays, 7–9:30 pm | Instructor: Jim Barnhill
$145/8 weeks, class begins October 17

In this class, students sculpt in clay from a live model, creating both portrait and figurative sculptures. Experience not required, but enthusiasm is essential. Class size is limited to 9 students and preregistration is required at least two days prior to the start of class.

Supplies included

Please call 336-373-2725 or email artalliancegso@gmail.com for more information.