Class Registration

To register for any of our classes please email us at victoria@ciolim.com or call us at 480-488-7947.  Payment is expected at time of registration.

Beginner: A student with a little or no experience
Advanced Beginner: A student with some exposure looking to gain experience
Intermediate: A student confident in their materials, setting up and working on their own with guidance from the instructor
Advanced: A student confident in the medium and looking for guidance and critical critique from the instructor

CANCELLATION POLICY

No refunds will be issued for classes cancelled with less than 2 weeks notice.

CLASSES ARE 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

BRUSHSTROKES CLASSES ARE 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

OPEN STUDIO IS EVERY THURSDAY FROM 1:00 – 4:00
(unless there’s a scheduled class)

 

2018/2019 SCHEDULE

Victoria Reins

Beginning Oil

September 8 & 15

This class offers instruction to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to paint and kept putting it off because classes for beginners who have never picked up a brush are not readily available.

You will learn what supplies are needed and how to use them.  Brushes, canvas, and tools for making a wonderful painting.

You will complete two paintings in this class.  These classes fill fast as Vicki only takes 8 students.  This allows her to give everyone the attention required to finish by the end of the second day and feel confident in taking other classes offered by Ciolim.  Sign up early!

Two day class $250

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

Materials Included

Victoria Reins

Landscapes for Beginners

September 26

This is a continuation of Beginning Oil 1.  You bring your own photo; not a picture from the internet or another artists work.  You will learn to break it down into a simple and cohesive painting using complementary colors that you will begin mixing to achieve a wonderful natural blend.

$90

9:30am – 4:00pm

Must have completed Beginning Oil or equivalent

Victoria Reins

Beginning Oil – 1 Day Class

October 13

This class will be a condensed version of the Beginning Oil 1 class (minus the canvas done on the second day in the original class). This class offers instruction to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to paint and kept putting it off because classes for beginners who have never picked up a brush are not readily available.

You will learn what supplies are needed and how to use them.  Brushes, canvas, and tools for making a wonderful painting.

$125

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

Materials Included

renee palmer-jones

October 16 & 17

Contemporary Oil/Acrylic

This 2-day course will focus on opening up the world of painting in an FUN & RELAXED atmosphere. This adventure is about experimenting, practicing, learning and laughing. A successful abstract painting is NOT an accident.

You will work on subjects such as

  • how a limited color palette can be all you need to get started in painting
  • how to apply traditional fundamentals to contemporary art
  • learn what all the gesso and texture products do for you and how to use them to build impactful art
  • understand how to thorough planning and color management will give you a beautiful result
  • helpful tips for starting and finishing a piece of abstract art

$220

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR RENEE’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

joe Netherwood

October 23

Cowboy Character

Come paint along with Joe Netherwood for a one day powerhouse class that will enable you to create a beautiful, realistic portrait that you will be proud to hang in your home and show off to your friends!

$140

9:00am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR JOE’S SUPPLY LIST

larry charles

October 30

Drawing & Watercolor

This two-part workshop starts with a morning drawing class. Emphasis will be on proportion, scale and creating a realistic image. Five drawing techniques will be practiced, along with a demo drawing by the instructor.

The afternoon segment focuses on watercolor realism. Four techniques will be sampled, following a watercolor step-by-step demo by the instructor. Topics include how to get saturated colors, how to correct watercolor mistakes and how to use layers of watercolor washes to achieve maximum shading and realism.

$140

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR LARRY’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

Must bring watercolors, paper and brushes

mary ann cherry

November 1 & 2

Energize Your Art!

Dynamic painting in any medium. Cherry’s two day painting class will show you how to improve your painting by developing your skills of self critique, composition and color choices.  Intermediate painters working in oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic are accepted. Bring your supplies that you are comfortable working with.

$295

9:30am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

KATHRYN BENJAMIN

November 4

***1:00 PM – 3:30***

Kathryn has discovered a way to make her paintings come alive. She has been doing art all of her life. Also, an art student with many wonderful teachers from her travels to over ten countries, studying cultures and traditions, which has helped enhance how she see colors and art. More than that, she is a student of people and who they are and how they are happy with each liking different colors. Her newest art form she calls it riverofcolors.me – Acrylic Pouring Creations.

This class will do two or three canvases. They require 24 hours to dry and will be available for pick up Tuesday following the class.

Wear old clothes!  This class is a lot of fun but very messy!

Demonstrations and guidance on all –

First painting – special tool provided, pouring paint on canvas with special tool & how to mix paints

Second painting/Flip cup on canvas – pouring paint into cup layer using special sprays, how to get a full cup of paint on to the canvas & using a straw to move paint around

Third painting (if there’s time) – dipping on to canvas – demonstrated

$85

Beginner & up.

All materials included

***CANCELLED***

sarah J. webber, AWA

November 8 & 9

Barnyard Animals

“My paintings of animals are an up close and personal experience.   I love their faces and I like to pull them into a better world.  I do this with my intuition, brushwork, texture and color.  I am hoping to make whoever looks at them happy,  experience  a  warm feeling,  touch a soul.  I hope to bring something lasting into this life with my commitment to the animal world and my art.”

$260

9:30am – 4:00pm

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR SARAH’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

Beginner & Up

larry charles

November 27

Intermediate Drawing

$140

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

hedi moran

November 29

Christmas

An international still life artist for more than 20 years, Norwegian born Hedi Moran is known for the rich vibrant color in her award winning impressionistic florals and other still life paintings.

$150

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

jill dowd

December 1

Two swans.

Paint along with Jill as she guides you through painting two swans.

$130

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

Victoria Reins

Beginning Oil – 1 Day Class

December 15

This class offers instruction to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to paint and kept putting it off because classes for beginners who have never picked up a brush are not readily available.

You will learn what supplies are needed and how to use them.  Brushes, canvas, and tools for making a wonderful painting.

$125

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

Materials Included

renee palmer-jones

January 3 & 4

Contemporary Oil/Acrylic

This 2-day course will focus on opening up the world of painting in an FUN & RELAXED atmosphere. This adventure is about experimenting, practicing, learning and laughing. A successful abstract painting is NOT an accident.

You will work on subjects such as

  • how a limited color palette can be all you need to get started in painting
  • how to apply traditional fundamentals to contemporary art
  • learn what all the gesso and texture products do for you and how to use them to build impactful art
  • understand how to thorough planning and color management will give you a beautiful result
  • helpful tips for starting and finishing a piece of abstract art

$220

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR RENEE’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

joe Netherwood

January 8

Cowboy Character

Come paint along with Joe Netherwood for a one day powerhouse class that will enable you to create a beautiful, realistic portrait that you will be proud to hang in your home and show off to your friends!

$140

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR JOE’S SUPPLY LIST

9:00am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

Nancy Chaboun

January 15

Figure with a Model

A Native Arizonan, Nancy Chaboun lives and works in North Scottsdale.  She was introduced to art at an early age by her father who studied for years with George Bridgeman at the Art Students League. Nancy studied art at Arizona State University and the Institute Allende in San Miguel de Allende Mexico. At 21 she married her husband Hilal and began a 15 year career in women’s high fashion. Buying from the best European and American designers as well as doing the visual merchandising and advertising for four store, helped to develop the sense of taste and elegance she brings to the canvas. Since 1991 she has been happily painting on a full time basis. Teaching is something she loves doing and is honored to have many students year after year.

$170 – Model fees included

NO SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED

9:30am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

Victoria Reins

Beginning Oil – 1 Day Class

January 19

This class offers instruction to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to paint and kept putting it off because classes for beginners who have never picked up a brush are not readily available.

You will learn what supplies are needed and how to use them.  Brushes, canvas, and tools for making a wonderful painting.

$125

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

Materials Included

Linda Glover Gooch

January 23 & 24

Landscape in Oil

A westerner her whole life, Linda Glover Gooch grew up in the warmth of the Southwest. Spending time as a child playing in the orchard groves, washes and arroyos of Southern California, Linda developed a love of the desert and canyons. While she is the first professional painter in her family, both of her parents and her grandmother were amateur artists. Painting since her early teens, Linda embraces the vast canyons that stretch across the west.

$275

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

jill dowd

February 2

Rabbit

Paint along with Jill as she guides you through painting a rabbit.

$130

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

guadalupe adpdoca

February 6 & 7

Colors of Mexico

Guadalupe obtains his unique subjects in private photo shoots and travels to Portugal, Spain and Mexico to observe different cultures. Inspired by the local people and picturesque landscapes, he in turn translates that energy and experience into each original piece of art. Collectors and art enthusiasts appreciate the emotion and expression captured in his portraits and his exciting use of color.

$295

9:30am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

marless fellows

February 13 & 14

Painting Salt River Ponies

She considers herself a colorist with her style being representational.

Her medium is oil because she feels it gives a painting life like no other. ‘Beautiful color and sharing the emotion in a painting is what seems to give me and my viewer great joy. I mostly work with linen canvas because when you work this hard you want quality.’

‘Not many things in my life have been this difficult and challenging and yet so wonderfully fulfilling as being an artist. When I’m painting something happens and I get lost in the joy of what I’m creating. It’s a passion that comes from within that keeps me painting daily.’

$295

9:30am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

betty carr

Watercolor

February 19 & 20

The morning starts with a demonstration and discussion on simple proven methods for successful and beautiful paintings. We will begin with some ‘warm up’ brush techniques and fun!

Students will receive individual instruction and critiques to help with a more personalized learning experience. The exciting aspects of various brush techniques, including Sumi, will be our focus. Learn to create from with the angles of brushwork and textures with your variety of brushes.

Emphasis will be on mastering the handling of exciting techniques in Watercolor to create painterly paintings. Impressionistic, loose, painterly brushstrokes will also be emphasized through numerous demonstrations. A discussion on the ‘how to’s’ of seeing light while using the brush in creating temperatures and edges will round out our workshop. A great time will be had by all!

Carr’s passion for art and spirited teaching style makes this workshop a fantastic, inspiring, experience.

Betty Carr received her MFA at San Jose State University. She is a Master Artist in the American Impressionist Society and a signature member of the Arizona Plein Air Painters.

$295

9:30am – 4:00pm

Advanced Beginner & up

Howard carr

Landscape in Oil

February 21 & 22

Howard Carr is an alla prima painter, an exuberant artist who starts and finishes a canvas in the same day. He prepares for the painting very carefully, then executes it with strong, sure brushwork.

Nevertheless, Carr’s paintings are strikingly clear. Working in an impressionistic style with oil paint on canvas, he creates a vibrant atmosphere. Always, he captures the light and mood of quiet, unforced drama.

$295

9:30am – 4:00pm

Advanced Beginner & up

renee palmer-jones

February 26 & 27

Palette Knife Landscape

This 2-day course will focus on opening up the world of painting in an FUN & RELAXED atmosphere. This adventure is about experimenting, practicing, learning and laughing. A successful painting is NOT an accident.

You will work on subjects such as

  • how a limited color palette can be all you need to get started in painting
  • how to apply traditional fundamentals to contemporary art
  • learn what all the gesso and texture products do for you and how to use them to build impactful art
  • understand how to thorough planning and color management will give you a beautiful result
  • helpful tips for starting and finishing a piece of art

$220

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR RENEE’S PALETTE KNIFE SUPPLY LIST!!!

Victoria Reins

Beginning Oil

March 7 & 9

This class offers instruction to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to paint and kept putting it off because classes for beginners who have never picked up a brush are not readily available.

You will learn what supplies are needed and how to use them.  Brushes, canvas, and tools for making a wonderful painting.

You will complete two paintings in this class.  These classes fill fast as Vicki only takes 8 students.  This allows her to give everyone the attention required to finish by the end of the second day and feel confident in taking other classes offered by Ciolim.  Sign up early!

Two day class $250

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

Materials Included

Larry Charles

March 12

Beginning Drawing

A beginner/intermediate drawing class using charcoal and teaching you the basics steps to rendering a finished drawing.

$140

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR LARRY’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

hedi moran

March 19

Fabulous Flowers

Learn Hedi’s color mixtures and her impressionistic approach to her set ups.

$150

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

David Jackson

March 28 & 29

Landscape in Oil

A native of Ogden, Utah, David’s interest in art began at an early age and he has been working as a professional artist for over forty years. He received a bachelor of science degree from Weber State University and a master of fine arts degree through Utah State University. He taught high school art for 27 years, retiring in the spring of 2000 to devote more time to his art.

$260

NO SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED

9:30am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

Trevor Swanson

April 9, 10 & 16

Animals in Oil

Acclaimed by critics and collectors alike, Trevor V. Swanson is one of the most gifted and promising wildlife artists in the world today. Coming from a long line of talented artists, Trevor is a brilliant example of inspired talent passing from one generation to another. Trevor started painting at a very young age. Almost intuitively, her acquired an appreciation for the realism detail and value systems essential to wildlife rendering. Through patient study, he further mastered the technical skills needed to create truly outstanding works of art.

$385

NO SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED

10:00am – 4:00pm

Intermediate

renee palmer-jones

April 18 & 19

Contemporary Oil/Acrylic

This 2-day course will focus on opening up the world of painting in an FUN & RELAXED atmosphere. This adventure is about experimenting, practicing, learning and laughing. A successful abstract painting is NOT an accident.

You will work on subjects such as

  • how a limited color palette can be all you need to get started in painting
  • how to apply traditional fundamentals to contemporary art
  • learn what all the gesso and texture products do for you and how to use them to build impactful art
  • understand how to thorough planning and color management will give you a beautiful result
  • helpful tips for starting and finishing a piece of abstract art

$220

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR RENEE’S SUPPLY LIST!!!

Joe Netherwood

April 23

Cowboy Character

Come paint along with Joe Netherwood for a one day powerhouse class that will enable you to create a beautiful, realistic portrait that you will be proud to hang in your home and show off to your friends!

$140

SEE SUPPLIES NEEDED TAB FOR JOE’S SUPPLY LIST

9:00am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up

Victoria Reins

Painting Victoria’s Red Rose

April 30 & May 1

It’s time to learn to use color with glazing to its advantage. We will do an 11 x 14 canvas of this rose.

Bring your own supplies and include Thalo Red Rose if you do not have it. Everything else is a basic color from our supply list.

Let’s have fun with this!

$225

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner

jill dowd

May 8

Cow

Paint along with Jill as she guides you through painting a cow.

$130

9:30am – 4:00pm

Beginner & Up