Class availability, details, and times are subject to change:  Notices of changes or cancellations will be included in special notes in class listings

For more information about individual classes, please contact instructors directly.

You must be a current OSA member to enroll in Classes.


SUMMER 2018 CLASSES: (June 4 - September 30) 

go to Fall Term 2018 Class Schedule

 


MONDAYS: 

Botanical Drawing

Janet Parker, instructor
janetparker-art-design.com

Different focus in each session throughout the month:
 - First Mondays: Materials and techniques or reviewing basic principles
 - Second Mondays: Seasonal plant subjects
 - Third Mondays: Continuing previous week's subject or work on other unfinished pieces
 - Fourth Mondays: Maintaining a botanical-themed sketchbook

dates:  SUMMER TERM June 25, July 2 - Sept 24 (no class July 23, August 20, September 3)
time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
cost:  per session, $30  (Discounts apply for signing up in advance for multiple classes: Contact instructor for details.)
classroom: downstairs studio
for details: Janet Parker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-206-8590
registration: contact instructor or call OSA, 503-228-0706

 

Open Studio

Michael Musto and Jack Robinson, facilitators

dates: SUMMER TERM June 11,18, 25; July 2, 9, 23, 30; Aug 27 (no session Aug 6, 13,20)
time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm
cost: per session, $7
classroom: upstairs studio
for details: Michael Musto, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
registration: per session

 


TUESDAYS:

Steve Kleier's Watercolor, Acrylic, and Veteran's Art classes will resume in September


WEDNESDAYS:

Pastels

Pastel Painting - Susan Kuznitsky

Susan Kuznitsky, instructor
susankuznitsky.com

This class is perfect for those who want to try pastels, as well as those who have some experience and want to take their art to the next level. There will be demos showing different approaches and the opportunity to ‘paint along’ with Susan, working on a pastel painting from start to finish, allowing you to see all the stages. Work from still-life setups or your own photo references.

dates:  SUMMER TERM 4-week term: June 6 - 27  | 5-week term: July 25 - August 22
time: 10:30am - 1:30pm
cost: per session, $35 (please confirm availability with instructor in advance)   |  4-week Summer Term: $120,  5-week Summer Term: $150
classroom: downstairs studio
for details: Susan Kuznitsky, susankuznitsky.gmail.com, 503-519-8187
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706

 

Oil Painting: Still Life and All Other Subjects

Dorothy Fitzgerald, instructor

The basics for creating a successful painting. Artists are encouraged to develop their own style, whether realism, abstract or impressionism. Demos and individual help. Beginning and experienced painters welcome. Everyone learns and we have a few laughs along the way.

dates: SUMMER TERM June 6 - August 29
time:
1:00 - 4:00 pm
cost: per session, $25
classroom: upstairs studio
for details: Dorothy Fitzgerald, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 360-896-0734
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706

 

Steve Kleier's Drawing and Painting class will resume in September

 


THURSDAYS:

Watercolor Painting, Intermediate Level

Watercolor Painting - Anji Grainger

Anji Grainger, instructor
bluepansycottage.com

Continue developing your watercolor skills with this more specialized class. Take basic watercolor techniques and expand into different ways to explore the medium, including: negative painting, using masking medium for resist, and experimental methods of pouring through papers and natural fibers. Some basic watercolor experience required.

dates:  SUMMER TERM June 7, 14; July 19; Aug 2, 9, 30  Schedule update:  No class Aug 16 & 23
time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
cost: per session, $25
classroom: upstairs studio
for details: Anji Grainger, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706

 

Classical Figure Drawing, Adults and Kids Draw Together

Randall Vemer, instructor
artavita.com/artists/3714-randall-vemer

Randall Vemer demonstrates the drawing process with small, manageable lessons. He utilizes 300-year-old principles and techniques that are easily understandable, resulting in convincing and beautiful form drawings. Extensive slide collection to complement each drawing session.   Adults are invited to draw with your 8-year-old+ child, grandchild, or special young friend

dates:  SUMMER TERM July 5 - August 30
time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
cost: per session, $15/child $25/adult  |  8-week Summer Term, $80/child $175/adult
classroom: upstairs studio
for details: Randall Vemer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-713-8829
download summer class flyer
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706 

 


FRIDAYS:  

Life Drawing Open Studio with Unclothed Model

facilitators for July August: 

July 20:  Randall Vemer
July 27:  Joanne Mehl
August 3:  Ruben Arizpe, Sr.
August 10:  Joanne Kollman
August 17:  Randall Vemer
August 24:  Joanne Mehl
August 31: Ruben Arizpe, Sr.

drop-in, uninstructed group working from unclothed models.  Different models and poses each week.  All skill levels welcome.   OSA members only; non-members may try one session before joining.

dates: SUMMER TERM June 1 - August 31
time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
cost: per session, $15
classroom: downstairs studio
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706 

 


SATURDAYS: 

Oil Painting: Still Life and All Other Subjects

Dorothy Fitzgerald, instructor

The basics for creating a successful painting. Artists are encouraged to develop their own style, whether realism, abstract or impressionism. Demos and individual help. Beginning and experienced painters welcome. Everyone learns and we have a few laughs along the way.

dates: SUMMER TERM June 2 - August 25
time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
cost: per session, $25
classroom: upstairs studio
for details: Dorothy Fitzgerald, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 360-896-0734
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706

 

Multimedia: All Levels - Ages 13 and up

Multimedia Painting - Susan Kuznitsky

Susan Kuznitsky, instructor
susankuznitsky.com

This class is open to beginners who want to learn drawing skills in charcoal or try a new medium – pastels, oils, or acrylics. It is also open to students who have experience in any of these mediums and want to take their work to the next level. There will be loads of individual instruction to guide you from wherever you are currently to help you reach your personal artistic goals. We will work from still-life set ups and from photo references. There will also be an option to ‘paint along’ from the same photo as Susan in a step by step approach. Supply list upon registration.

dates:   SUMMER TERM June 23 - August 11 (no class July 14 - 21) 
time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
cost:  per session, $35  |  6-week Summer Term, $180
classroom: downstairs studio
for details: Susan Kuznitsky, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-519-8187
registration: call OSA, 503-228-0706
No OSA membership requirement for this class for students under 18 years old

 

Joanne Radmilovich Kollman's Expressive Painting / Fresh Flowers Still Life class will resume in September