Late Winter Highlights at DCA


Late Winter Highlights at DCA

Acrylic Portrait Painting, Instructor: Will Dennehy 

Wednesday, February 21 through Wednesday, March 21

  10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Artist: Will Dennehy

Artist: Will Dennehy

This class is for those who are new to acrylic painting

or have been painting for years but

perhaps having trouble mixing skin tones. 

The course will focus on using a limited palette

and techniques of indirect painting to make realistic portraits.

  Students will utilize classic oil painting techniques such

as scumbling, blending, and

glazing adapted to acrylics to build a portrait step- by- step. 

Some experience with acrylic painting and an understanding

of basic color theory necessary.

Please call to register.  410-228-7782.    Supply list available at DCA. 

Materials fee of $50 payable to instructor for two 11 x 14 gallery frame canvases and five 8 x 10 gesso panels.

  This is a 5 week session beginning 2-21-18 through 3-21-18.

  $80.00 for DCA members and $110.00 for future-members.


Intro to Drawing for Young People and Adults

Instructor: Robert Gladney


   Tuesday, February 13 through Thursday, March 8

(Please note that this is a correction of dates from those in the catalog and Spectrum column).

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  Learn the fundamentals of drawing

and develop the ability to see as an artist.

  Students will draw from observation using a variety of subjects

including still life, landscape, and occasionally figure.

  Instruction is provided on how to use line, value, gesture, and perspective.

  Contrast, form, composition,

and process will also be presented and explored. 

Supply list available at DCA.

  This course is bi-weekly on Tuesday and Thursday. 

$90.00 for DCA members,

and $125.00 for future members.  Please call to register: 410-228-7782.


 Intermediate Watercolor

Cold Evening by Barbara ZuehlkeInstructor: Barbara Zuehlke


Wednesday, February 28 through Wednesday, April 4

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

This class explores watercolor techniques,

including wet on wet and use of drawing gum. 

Students will practice learning

different triad palette combinations and

pulling and glazing watercolors using personal photographs and still life as inspiration. 

Use of gouache and egg tempera is acceptable.  Painting experience is necessary. 

Demonstrations and assistance will be provided by the instructor. 

Supply list available at DCA.   $90.00 for DCA members, and $135.00 for future members.