Landscape in the Studio Palo Alto Art Center
May 24

Landscape in the Studio Palo Alto Art Center

This class is open to all medium, with a working knowledge of your medium. Please note that all demonstrations are made in oils. If you are new to this class please contact me for material preparation. I will be happy to help in any fashion possible, so you are comfortable learning, exploring, and growing towards the best painter you can be.

Quick Figure Sketching
May 26

Quick Figure Sketching

  • Palo Alto Art Center

Class starts one week early. No class on April 7

Exhilarating, fast pace sketching from a live model in the medium of your choice. This class is a training for artists who want to sketch live people in any circumstances, be it traveling, family reunions, markets and the like. Jim gives a 30 minute lecture - presentation on the structure of the figure at every meeting. Students typically sketch about 40 quick sketches per meeting. The work coming from this group is amazing. This is a very popular class, you need to register early.


Thursday Plein Air Landscape  11 weeks
May 18

Thursday Plein Air Landscape 11 weeks

Our beautiful landscape location, with moving waters and inspiring skies. Perfect for abstract thinking , delicious shapes , colored textures, and creative approach. Spring is a time to stay safe away from grass and so, that is what we do.

Saturday Plein Air Landscape 11 weeks
May 20

Saturday Plein Air Landscape 11 weeks

Back to our beloved home, the Palo Alto Baylands, for more exciting research on paint application, composition and colors. This is also the ideal environment for beginners, as the landscape is made of simple elements, with inspiring skies. Also an excellent place for creative approach.

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Extreme Make Over Week End
Aug 28

Extreme Make Over Week End

Friday August 26 to Sunday August 28

Three days of intense , exciting,  creative, carefree painting. Never fear painting ever again!

Painting all day from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, with demonstrations every morning

Tuition: $350.00

Location: in the shade outside of the community garden, between the art center and the library

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