Due to COVID-19, all of my art classes are online via ZOOM. I create a lovely community for students via Google Classroom in addition to the live classes. Google Classroom serves to streamline the process of sharing files between teachers and students. All classes have a lecture, slideshow, video and critique! Supply lists are at the bottom of each class information as well. Once you enroll, you will receive an email with great detailed instructions for payment, ZOOM invites and an invitation to the classroom. SPECIALS: BUY TWO CLASSES, RECEIVE 1/2 OFF (2nd class) • REFER A FRIEND, RECEIVE 1/2 OFF (one class).
8 Weeks, January 11-March 1, $200 • 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Do you have some previous experience with watercoloring and want to take your skills to the next level? This course is perfect for you then! You will learn how to analyze, correct, and improve your work. You will learn the ingredients of successful picture making! Learn how to put your foundational watercolor skills to use and take your expertise to the next level!
8 Weeks, January 11-March 1, $200 • 1:00 PM-3:00 PM This expressive watercolor course will show you the basic building blocks of watercolor and how to work with this unpredictable medium. You will create technique cards which will be a reference for years to come! You will learn how to allow the free flowing beautiful paint to create beautiful and unique results. This class will show you how enjoyable painting can be!
Secrets to Tackling Your Inner Critic Through Creativity for Artists and Non-Artists
8 Weeks, January 11-March 1, $200 • 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Many of us are held back by limiting beliefs, old programming, and are directed by our inner critic. This class will prompt you, poke you, and challenge you to create in a way you never have before and is designed to overcome all the negativity. Creative thinking is the process of generating the ideas that make breakthroughs possible. Many of the class projects are based on experimenting with varying art materials, concepts, writing, and journaling. This course will inspire you to be the ruthless in your risk taking and to not be afraid of failure. Empower yourself through creativity!
8 Weeks, January 12-March 2, $200 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course is essential to anyone's toolkit, whether you consider yourself a creative or not. Color is around us every. single day and we use it more than you may realize. I will help you understand the essential principles of colors and the science behind it by teaching you to mix, match, and blend a wide variety of colors. You will not only be able to please the eye, but navigate the infinite array of colors that exist. You will come out of this course with the creation of a deck of color cards that will help you for years to come!
I am trying something new with drawing! YOU get to decide how involved you would like to be!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: BEGINNING DRAWING - drawing and brain exercises. I will help you learn to draw what you see and not what you know. If you are a beginner and are new at drawing, then this option is for you! OR if you are advanced and you are just looking to exercise your brain then this is for you!
6:00 PM-7:00 PM: ADVANCED DRAWING - After you are taught how to draw, the real learning is in the DOING and PRACTICE. I WILL KEEP YOU ON TASK! The changes/critiques are imperative which I will complete for each student after every assignment. There will be a platform where you can upload your art for constructive feedback!
Option 1: Attend 5:00 PM-6:00 PM - 1 hour total Option 2: Attend 6:00 PM-7:00 PM - 1 hour total Option 3: Attend 5:00 PM-7:00 PM - 2 hours total
8 Weeks, January 13-March 3, $200 • 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Do you have a creative side you feel you need to express in more ways than one? Mixed media is perfect for you, as you will use multiple mediums to create expressive art! You will explore the mixing of mediums by using paint, collage paper, spray paint, stencils, stamps, markers, pastels, and more!
8 Weeks, January 13-March 3, $200 • 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
In this course, you will toggle between the intuitive muscle and the proven compositional structures to help guide you to use different armatures to create whatever your heart desires in any medium you choose. We will hone in on your intuition and let it guide your creativity. This course has no boundaries and requires a sense of trust and inner voice to move straightforward with your work. Join this class to learn more about yourself and your own creativity!
8 Weeks, January 14-March 4, $200 • 10:00am-12:00 PM
This course is designed for those who already have a background in understanding the science behind color theory or if you have completed my Color Theory I course. In this class, I will help you advance your knowledge by applying color theory concepts into art projects. You will apply and analyze color temperature, color palette, and color contrasts. Color and Design go hand in hand. Design concepts will be introduced into this course to accompany the color knowledge.
Thursdays Abstraction: Finding Your Artistic Voice
8 Weeks, January 14-March 4, $200 • 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Finding your artistic voice is difficult, and can take years. If you want to sharpen your artistic voice, take this course! There are no boundaries when it comes to the abstraction we will do in this class. You will learn to connect with your true essence, cut through the societal programming, and express yourself in a joyful way. Allow yourself to let go of control and surrender to the painting.
Drawing and Brain Exercises WORKSHOP, Saturday, January 30th 10:00 AM-12:00 PM • $40
Learn exercises that will stimulate new neural pathways and use them as building blocks to help you to learn to "DRAW WHAT YOU SEE, NOT WHAT YOU KNOW!" Let's get rid of old programming and stimulate your brain!
"Colleen is so full of life and creative talent and I am so happy she has brought many special people into my life from her classes as they attract interesting, creative and spiritual people that I now can call friends. "~Linda B.
"I cannot speak highly enough of Colleen Gianatiempo as a teacher who has a sound knowledge base, an organized approach to teaching and learning and a constructive, yet positive and supportive manner to guide me towards further growth as an artist."~Mary Beth H.
Once you reserve your spot, you will receive payment information as well as ZOOM and Google Classroom Invites. You may get started buying your supplies by downloading the supply list today!