Drawing, Painting and more

Discover your inner artist! Corporate College provides non-credit art classes to adults of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of artistic experience. Learn how to draw, paint, sculpt & more!

Classical Painting  Register!

Classical painting techniques are taught in this class using the proven methods of Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers.  Working with a limited pallet, students will learn color mixing, brushwork, and edge control in this six-week course. Similar to the Classical Drawing course, students will start with beginning exercises, and progress to chiaroscuro shapes and cast painting, eventually leading to painting from a live, clothed model. Supply List: 6- 9x12 Canvases; Oil Paints (1 Tube of 37 ml Titanium White, 1 Tube of 37 ml Ivory Black, 1 Tube of 37 ml Yellow Ochre, 1 Tube of 37 ml Terra Rosa or Burnt Sienna, 1 Tube of 37 ml Ultramarine Blue, OPTIONAL COLORS:  1 Tube of 37 ml Viridian Green, 1 Tube of 37 ml Cadmium Red); Gesso; White Taklon Paint Brushes - 10 Piece Set; Palette Knife; Paper Towels Roll; Palette Paper pad or Roll of wax paper; Silicoil Brush Cleaning Tank; Liquin; Turpenoid.  

Mon., Oct. 28 - Dec. 9, 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.  There will be no class November 11, Veteran's Day.
Student Union East (SUE) 243
CRN: 98036 | Course: XCE 0231 | Fee: $175

If you are interested in any of the below classes, please contact Lara Herter.

Character Design 

This four-week class will teach you how to design your own characters for comics, animation, film and games. Students will start with rough sketches, slowly refining their ideas into a polished portfolio piece.

Classical Drawing 

Learn the techniques of classical drawing, using the proven methods taught by the Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers. Working with graphite and charcoal, students will learn to how to draw with correct proportions and refined shading techniques. Students start with beginning exercises, and progress to chiaroscuro shapes and cast drawing, eventually leading to drawing a live, clothed model. Supply List:  1 “3 Pack” General Charcoal Pencils (Either “Traditional Wood” or “Peel and Sketch”); 1 Pack of Vine Charcoal; 1 Pack of Compressed Charcoal; 1 Kneaded Eraser; 1 Chamois cloth (Auto detailing cloth - buy at Walmart in the auto department); Tortillion Blending Stumps; 1 Exacto blade; 1 sheet of fine sandpaper; 1 18x24 Drawing Pad series 300 or 400 paper; Krylon Workable Fixative.

The Artist's Magic Hat 

Ever wonder how professional artists do it? What type of art products are best? Do the pros have any secret weapons in their arsenals? Of course they do! This three-week course will demystify and demonstrate many of the products, tools, tricks, and techniques used by professional artists.

Your Art Mentor - Artist Workshop

Learn under the guidance of a professional artist in the intimate four-week (12 hour) workshop. Week one will be a demonstration by the artist with Q & A throughout. In weeks two and three, students will paint from a live model for three hours each class with guided instruction. Week four will offer critiques and further instruction. Enjoy the camaraderie painting alongside others who share your passion, learn new skills and grow as an artist!



Lara Herter, Program Developer, Community & Education
T  850.873.3583