Spring 2021 Classes at Capitol Hill Art Workshop

By Editorial Team on April 5, 2021
Gazelle by Martin Rundle, Life Drawing Class.

Masterpieces & the Outdoor World with Carolina Mayorga
Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Three weeks (4/6 – 4/20)

In this online springtime workshop students will have the opportunity of studying outdoor spaces and exterior architecture inspired by famous artists and styles. Assignments will encourage observation of cityscapes, window/porch views, blossoming gardens and more! Lessons on perspective and composition will help you improve your technical skills to create unique outdoor interpretation at home. Materials will be discussed in the first class. Click here for more info.

Famous Portraits Delivered to Your Home with Carolina Mayorga
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Three weeks (4/7 – 4/21)

This online workshop welcomes the warm weather by looking at the human figure in outdoor settings. Famous works of art will inspire exercises that introduce drawing the human form and its outdoor surroundings. Lessons on observation, human proportions and portraiture will help you improve your technical skills and gain the confidence needed to create fun and creative portraits at home. Materials will be discussed in the first class. Click here for more info.

Life Drawing with Ellen Cornett
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Six weeks (4/8 – 5/13)

This online class is designed for students who wish to build on their drawing skills with work from live models. The focus will be on heads and faces, with additional emphasis on the challenges of foreshortening. Click here for more info.

Stretching and Moving with Heather Whyte
Mondays, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Six weeks (4/12 – 5/17)
Hooked on tik tok? Teaching artist extraordinaire Heather Whyte will lead weekly online movement sessions. The best part is you can enjoy it from your own home. Students can wiggle out muscles after teleworking all day and challenge themselves with bite-sized dance routines fit for any social media sharing! Click here for more info.

Intro to Acrylics with MK Bailey
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Four weeks (4/20 – 5/11)

This online class is a thorough introduction to acrylic painting. Over the course of a month students will learn the basic techniques of acrylic painting and practice their new skills on fun still lifes. This class is great for developing foundational painting skills, and prepares students to join MK’s Intermediate Acrylics class. Students should already be comfortable with drawing, and a course supplies list will be sent out before the first class. Click here for more info.