Winter/Spring 2019

At Flicker Street Studio, we have small classes which ensures individual instruction.  Instructors put a lot of care and work into offering the best classes possible.  Please look over our class POLICIES before you sign up. We are looking forward to teaching you this season!

Beginner - Covers the very basic techniques of the medium at a slower pace and offers a lot of individual help for all students. No prior experience in the medium is required.

Beginner-Intermediate - Reviews basic techniques for beginners as needed, and offers practice exercises to assist in gaining confidence and experience with the medium. 

Intermediate-Advanced  - The student has a basic knowledge of the medium.  The class offers more challenging exercises and encourages individual expression. 

 
There are two easy ways to sign up for a class:
1. Paypal – Purchase class from the drop down menu and click "Register."
2. Call (901) 767-2999 or email flickerstreet@gmail.com


If you have any problems with PayPal, please email us your phone number and we can sign you up over the phone.  flickerstreet@gmail.com 

 

  • January/February Classes

  • Working in A Series: Powerful Composition
    Instructor: Nancy Cheairs

    Class Full! Please send an email with your phone number to be placed on waiting list...flickerstreet@gmail.com

    Tuesday Afternoons
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    January 15th - February 19th | 6 Sessions
    $275 | Bring your own materials | Intermediate and up

    This class will concentrate on how to communicate and develop a feeling, idea or vision through powerful composition using color, light, texture, scale and balance. Each student will develop their own thematically guided series. Discussions about how to reach into one’s own life for content and inspiration will help guide the student toward new possibilities within their work. Students may work in the medium of their choice.

  • Art After School: Tempera Painting
    Instructor: Emma Kate Rose

    Tuesday Afternoons
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    January 15th - February 19th | 6 Sessions
    $150 | All materials included | Ages 8 +

    This class will explore the basics of painting with tempera paint. Students will learn various ways to paint forms and learn how to analyze still life compositions through a method of “shape seeing.” Students will be introduced to color mixing, color schemes, value and composition. These skills will allow your child to take charge of their art making process through several dynamic and interactive exercises.

    Tuesdays. 4pm-5:30pm. Jan. 15 - Feb. 19


  • Watercolor Abstraction 101
    Instructor: Susan Maakestad

    Class Full! Please send an email with
    your phone number to be placed on waiting list...flickerstreet@gmail.com

    Wednesday Mornings
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    January 16th - 30th | 3 Sessions
    $150 + $25 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    Curious about abstract art? In this class students will learn strategies for creating successful abstract watercolors. We will paint from still life, landscapes and figures but depart from literal interpretations of the subjects. Students will continue developing technique and color mixing skills. Experience with watercolor is helpful but not required.

  • Oil Painting
    Instructor: Sunny Montgomery

    Thursday Afternoons
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    January 17th - February 21st | 6 Sessions
    $225 + $50 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    The focus of this class is painting small and often to gain confidence and facilitate growth. Loosen up and enjoy the process as you complete paintings in one or two class sessions! Students will choose their own subject matter or work from a still life. New students will learn the basics of oil painting as more experienced painters continue to develop and refine their skills.

    Thursdays. 1pm - 4pm. Jan. 17 - Feb. 21


  • Mixed Water Media and Composition
    Instructor: Elizabeth Alley

    Thursday Evenings
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    January 17th - 31st | 3 Sessions
    $150 + $25 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    Students will explore a variety of mixed water media and techniques to learn about composition and create a finished painting over three weeks.

    Thursdays. 6pm - 9pm. Jan. 17 - 31


  • Drawing Fundamentals
    Instructor: Melissa Dunn

    Monday Mornings
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 4th - 18th | 3 Sessions
    $150 + $25 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    Learning how to draw is learning how to see, which is why drawing from observation informs every type of artistic pursuit, from painting to sculpture. Whether you’ve made one drawing or a thousand, drawing never stops teaching us. Discover how composition, line, value, and mark making work together to create form and volume. By working on large and small paper and by using a variety of materials such as charcoal, graphite, and markers, students will gain a better understanding of how different media create different outcomes.

    Mondays. 9am - 12pm. Feb. 4 - 18


  • March/April Classes

  • Imaginative Painting in Acrylic
    Instructor: Melissa Dunn

    Monday Mornings
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    March 18th - April 22nd | 6 Sessions
    $225 + $50 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    Are you intimidated by a blank canvas? The bridge between interesting subject matter and good painting technique lies within the inner world of the imagination. Just as there are many ways of applying paint, from glazing to scumbling, there are a variety of methods that help open the creative world within. Learn acrylic painting techniques while experimenting with ways to take a train of thought and turn it into a personal form of personal self-expression. All levels of experience are welcome.

    Mondays. 9am - 12pm. March. 18 - April 22


  • Working in A Series: Understanding Color
    Instructor: Nancy Cheairs

    Class Almost Full! Please send an email with your phone number...flickerstreet@gmail.com

    Tuesday Afternoons
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    March 19th - April 23rd | 6 Sessions
    $275 | Bring your own materials | Intermediate and up

    The class will focus on how to use color to create expressive and meaningful work. Discussions will include color’s place in composition, color intensity and value, harmony and discord; as well as complementary, analogous, secondary, high key and low key color schemes. Students will choose their own subject matter and work in the medium of their choice.

  • Art After School: Portraits
    Instructor: Emma Kate Rose

    Tuesday Afternoons
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    March 19th - April 23rd | 6 Sessions
    $150 | All materials included | Ages 8 +

    This class will explore portraiture as it has changed and developed over the course of art history. Students will be presented with a new artist or art movement every week. We will discuss and analyze art making processes and how they affect the mood, medium, composition and dynamics of portraiture. Students will work from live models, mirrors and photographs. This class will explore a variety of painting, drawing, and collage mediums.

    Tuesdays. 4pm-5:30pm. March 19 - April 23


  • Oil Painting:
    Instructor: Sunny Montgomery

    Thursday Afternoon
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    March 21st - April 25th | 6 Sessions
    $225 + $50 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    This class will examine the process of creating a painting. We will discuss how to choose what to paint and how to start a painting, source material, initial sketches, materials, composition and color mixing. New students will learn the basics of oil painting as more experienced painters continue to develop and refine their skills. Students will work with subject matter of their choice as we create paintings step by step. Conquer the whiteness of the canvas!

    Thursdays. 1pm - 4pm. March 21 - April 25


  • Getting Comfortable with Your Sketchbook
    Instructor: Elizabeth Alley

    Thursday Evenings
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    March 21st - April 4th | 3 Sessions
    $150 + $25 Materials fee | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

    Learn to make a practice of using your sketchbook to tell the story of your everyday life. Your sketchbook is a place for sketches, ideas, impressions, and a place to work out problems, artistic or otherwise. We will explore materials and sketching techniques to help you get to know your sketchbook better.

    Thursdays. 6pm - 9pm. March 21 - April 4