New This Year!
OIL PAINTING SUMMER WORKSHOP
5 days of professional training with Jan Bower
in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan.
Hurry! Only 12 spots available.
Jan Bower's Oil Painting Classes for teens and adults offer an enjoyable way to develop your artistic skills in a non-intimidating and pleasant environment. Class sizes are limited, so everyone gets plenty of individual attention.
2016 Class Schedule:
Ongoing Painting Classes (Saturdays)
All Spring thru May * 1pm-4pm (No class March 26)
Once you have completed the Intro to Oil Painting class, you are welcome to continue each month as Jan offers instruction in a new adventure (i.e. still life, landscape, animals, etc.). You can secure your spot in the class each month (4 weeks) by paying in advance for each upcoming month.
Cost: $140 / month (4 wks). (No class on the 5th Saturday of April.) Payment in full is expected for the entire month on or before the first class unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Checks for payment of classes should be made payable to Jan Bower. 10% discount for multiple students from the same family who sign up at the same time.
Intro to Oil Painting (4 Saturdays) 9am-Noon
(Call for info on next scheduled class.)
This entry-level class will introduce students to the essential principles of color theory, color mixing, brushwork, and how to create successful color combination schemes. Prior drawing lessons are beneficial, but not required.
For Whom? This class is designed specifically for teens and adults, but mature younger students are welcome if they are eager to learn and can keep focused for a 3-hour class. (Students as young as 10 years old have taken Jan's classes.)
What is the Cost? $140 for the 4-week class. Payment in full is expected for the entire month on or before the first class unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Checks for payment of classes should be made payable to Jan Bower. 10% discount for multiple students from the same family who sign up at the same time.
Questions? Contact Jan Bower at 231-941-0899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes are held in Jan Bower's home gallery at
7700 Timbers Trail
Traverse City, MI 49685
What does the Saturday class fee include? The $140 fee figures to only $35/week. This covers 3 hours of professional instruction each week and all your materials.
What if I miss a class? Please do not miss a class except for sickness or a true emergency. If you must miss, please contact Jan to discuss make-up options. If a previously scheduled conflict is an issue, please discuss it with Jan prior to sign-up.
May I bring my own materials? You are welcome to use your own brushes and paints if you prefer, but the fee is the same.
What ages may participate? This class is designed for teens and adults. If you have a younger child you believe to be mature and advanced, please call and discuss your situation with Jan.