ONE-DAY CLASSES

Learn specific skills in a single class!

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LEARN TO USE PASTELS

with Shawn Dell Joyce

Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette.


Bring your own pastels (soft only, no oil) or use pastels provided by instructor. Pencil and paper provided as well.

One Class Only - Thursday, June 3 
1:00pm-4:00pm 
Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce
In-House or Online Class (ZOOM)*

Class Fee: $30 ($24 Members)
Level:  Beginner (age 15+)
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: No


**This is an in-house class but may also be taken Online via Zoom.  
After registration, the Instructor will contact you to confirm In-House or Online.

Members receive a 20% discount on this class.  
Current Members should type "Member" into the Discount Code box when you check out to receive discount.

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LEARN TO DRAW

with Shawn Dell Joyce

Learn the basics of drawing in person at Beach Art Center or online from the comfort of your own home! Start with simple forms, seeing and capturing 5 values to shade accurately and create the illusion of realism. Learn how "sight" to get proper perspective and the illusion of depth. Get your own copies of proportion charts and learn how portrait painters to Renaissance kings and queens were able to get accurate likenesses. Draw from direct observation and create beautiful, dimensional sketches!


Only materials needed are paper, pencil, and vine charcoal if you have it.

One Class Only - Friday, June 4 
1:00pm-4:00pm 
Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce
In-House or Online Class (ZOOM)*

Class Fee: $30 ($24 Members)
Level:  Beginner (age 15+)
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: Yes (see above)


**This is an in-house class but may also be taken Online via Zoom.  
After registration, the Instructor will contact you to confirm In-House or Online.

Members receive a 20% discount on this class.  
Current Members should type "Member" into the Discount Code box when you check out to receive discount.

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CRASH COURSE IN PORTRAITURE

with Shawn Dell Joyce

Get a crash course in proportions of the human head, capturing a likeness, and techniques to simplify facial features. Work from proportion charts developed by court portrait artists in Renaissance era, for profile and full face. See how beautifully proportionate human beings are, then make a detailed sketch of a profile portrait, and a full face portrait from a photo reference (supplied).

Once you get the hang of it, we will work from live models using pencil and charcoal. Open to beginners and advanced.


Materials supplied - or bring your own pad of charcoal paper, 2B or 4B pencil, charcoal or conte’.

One Class Only - Friday, July 9 
6:00pm-9:00pm 
Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce
In-House or Online Class (ZOOM)*

Class Fee: $38
Level:  Beginner-Advanced (age 15+)
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: Optional

**This is an in-house class but may also be taken Online via Zoom.  
After registration, the Instructor will contact you to confirm In-House or Online.

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BASICS OF OIL PAINTING

with Shawn Dell Joyce

Learn the basics of painting in oil from direct observation. We will start off with simple exercises to learn how to mix colors from the basic primary colors, make our own color wheel, how to use color temperature, and to see color as values. We will make value sketches and learn ways to draw what we see on canvas, then match the color by mixing three colors to get every color we use. We will make two small studies and a larger finished painting.


Perfect beginner course for learning the basics of mixing oils, brushwork, how to paint independently and follow along step-by-step, get individual instruction and group participation.

One Class Only - Saturday, July 10
1:00pm-4:00pm 
Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce

In-House or Online Class (ZOOM)*

Class Fee: $30 ($24 Members)
Level:  Beginner (age 15+)

Medium: Oil, Water-Based Oil
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: Yes

Student Supply List

**This is an in-house class but may also be taken Online via Zoom. 

After registration, the Instructor will contact you to confirm in-house or online.