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Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
434-528-3256 academycenter.org

January 2020

$85

Mixed Media Painting

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm / Each Monday, until February 17.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 22
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Joanna McGlothlin Building off a layer of collage, we’ll explore a variety of acrylic media and techniques as we learn to follow a painting where it leads us. Multiple layers will be utilized to build interest and texture while allowing for maximum experimentation with fine art media as well as DIY media you can make at home. All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own images or papers for the collage element. Instructor Bio: Joanna McGlothlin is a mixed media artist working in acrylic and collage with found objects. She creates abstractions with the goal of evoking a feeling in the viewer. She discovered her love of all things creative at an early age. Whether it was hand-sewing clothing for her stuffed animals, constructing paper creations with glue and scissors or simply eating the occasional crayon she was always up to something. Joanna strives to keep that child-like sense of play alive in her creative practice today. She believes anyone can tap into their own creativity with play and practice. Joanna works to create an environment in the classroom that fosters experimentation and explorations where ideas can be cultivated. Daughter of a life long collector…

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February 2020

$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 13
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with…

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$90

Painting with Oils (late winter)

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 13
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 4 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing.” Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who…

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$95

Painting with Watercolor (late winter)

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 14
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups and photographs to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. Supplies are included. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers for two different years and she was selected Virginia Governor’s School Outstanding Educator three times. She was chosen…

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$75

PreTeen Drawing II

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 14
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including different grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are included. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for 7 years, he decided to return to school and graduated from the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Designs with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Arnold went on to work on set designs and became the airbrush supervisor for the motion picture “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and billboard campaigns such as “Godzilla”, “The Mask…

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$95

Principles of Drawing II

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 14
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto This class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies are provided. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training…

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$90

Painting – All Levels

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Thursday, until March 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenny Weinfurtner This class is open to beginners and experienced painters alike, offering information, history and theories of painting combined with hands on mentored practice. You can study the basics of painting such as how brushes and paint work, color mixing, and beginning a painting. Or you can practice more advanced techniques like painting light, drawing with the brush, and scaling in perspective. All subject matter is welcome whether you’re interested in landscapes or portraiture. What do you want to say and how do you want to say it? Practice painting techniques while learning how to create from within yourself. Painting Supply List – Kenny Weinfurtner _______________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+): Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Website: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com

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$75

PreTeen Painting II

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Thursday, until March 12.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter…

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$30

Gelatin Plate Printing

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: February 19
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Joanna McGlothlin A modern take on an ancient process, gelli plate printing utilizes a reusable gelatin style printing plate to make single prints using acrylic paint. A variety of tools will be utilized to create textures and patterns. We will create a multi layer print together and then be set free to play and experiment on our own. The resulting prints can be used for collage projects, such as art journals or card making or simply framed and used as art itself. Instructor Bio: Joanna McGlothlin is a mixed media artist working in acrylic and collage with found objects. She creates abstractions with the goal of evoking a feeling in the viewer. She discovered her love of all things creative at an early age. Whether it was hand-sewing clothing for her stuffed animals, constructing paper creations with glue and scissors or simply eating the occasional crayon she was always up to something. Joanna strives to keep that child-like sense of play alive in her creative practice today. She believes anyone can tap into their own creativity with play and practice. Joanna works to create an environment in the classroom that fosters experimentation and explorations where ideas can be cultivated.…

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March 2020

$70

Drawing Still Life with Pastels

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 23.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 19
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Julianne Godine Students will learn how to create form through the careful observation of the objects’ tones and colors through medium of pastels. Materials needed: Set of 12 basic soft chalk pastels 80lb paper or pastel paper, half a sheet (12” x 18”), plus a few extra sheets Box of soft vine charcoal Extra paper to cut into small pieces for practice Artist’s Bio: Juliann Godine is an award-winning portrait artist. She teaches art part-time at Appomattox County High School. Previously, she offered classes in pastel and oils for adults and weekly summer art programs for kids at McGuffey Art Center. She has also taught art in Fluvanna County, Albemarle County and taught studio art and photography at the Renaissance School where she was the artist-in-residence. Ms. Godine’s portraits and paintings reflect her classical training at the New York Academy of Art in New York City, and her work hangs in private and institutional collections including those of Louis Gossett Jr. and the University of Virginia, Rotunda and Medical Center. Raised in Charlottesville and educated at the University of Virginia, Juliann’s work is well known in the Charlottesville community. She studied and painted in Florence, Italy under the auspices…

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$95

Simplifying Watercolors

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until April 14.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 20
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Simplify busy scenes and “de clutter.” Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly…

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$90

Painting with Oils (early spring)

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until April 14.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 20
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 6 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing.” Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among…

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$95

Beginner Watercolor

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until April 15.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups and photographs to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. Supplies are included. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers for two different years and she was selected Virginia Governor’s School Outstanding Educator three times. She was chosen to…

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$75

PreTeen Drawing I

March 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until April 15.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including different grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies included. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for 7 years, he decided to return to school and graduated from the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Designs with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Arnold went on to work on set designs and became the airbrush supervisor for the motion picture “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and billboard campaigns such as “Godzilla”, “The Mask…

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$95

Principles of Drawing I

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until April 15.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto This class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies are provided. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers…

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$90

Painting Portraits with a Limited Palette

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Thursday, until April 16.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 24
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenneth Weinfurtner Portrait Painting is challenging, exciting and rewarding. Painting portraits require exacting skills, learned in this class, that all painters will find useful for all subject matter. The class will focus on zones of color, proportions & perspective of the head, edges, brush techniques, specialized palettes, portrait painting steps, facial features, expression and capturing a likeness. Kenny Portrait Painting Lim Pal-Supply-List Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Website: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com

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$75

PreTeen Painting I

March 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Thursday, until April 16.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 24
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for…

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$95

Teen Painting I

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Thursday, until April 16.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 24
Ages: 14 - 18

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for…

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$30

Alcohol Inks – Flowers

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 26
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Laura Watts Discover one of art’s most exciting and creative mediums! Using flowers as inspiration, we will begin with a basic foundation in alcohol inks and explore our way to making exciting and colorful compositions! Even learn how to make your own ink at home. Come play! Students are encouraged to bring faux flowers, photographs of flowers, or simply share in what our instructor will have for observation. All supplies provided. Artist’s Bio: Laura Watts is a former high school art teacher, graphic designer, and interior decorator. She currently, along with her husband Woody, own several creative based businesses (including ghost hunting). If you can’t find her crafting, soap making, or hand lettering, you may find her strolling along the avenue with her pups Ellie & Frances. Laura loves partnering with the Academy because of the tools, opportunities, and inspiration it brings to the community.

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$5

Golden Acrylics A to Z

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Amy Shawley Paquette The Golden Paints lecture/demo is a two-hour educational presentation on paint that covers a broad range of acrylic products and gives attendees a brief introduction to Williamsburg Oils and QoR Watercolors.  The lecture covers pigment properties and acrylic paint formulations, gels, pastes, grounds, color mixing, drying time, health & safety concerns, and much more!  Various acrylic materials and techniques will be demonstrated to enrich your understanding of the medium, among these you will learn basic tips for how to extend paint, make glazes, image transfers, acrylic “skins”, and how to mix paints with gels and pastes to create exciting textures!  Discover the possibilities and become inspired with how these fabulous materials can be added to your own creative process! All lecture attendees will receive a literature packet and small bag of acrylic paint samples. Instructor Bio: Amy Shawley Paquette is a Virginia-based visual artist whose painting and illustration is inspired by the natural world. Her paintings incorporate fauna, flora, landscapes, and textures she has experienced during her travels and daily adventures in the countryside. After earning her Art History degree, developing her love of paint, and exhibiting her work in New York and LA, Amy was selected and trained…

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April 2020

$135

Drawing Portraits in Graphite and Pastel Pencil

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Monday, until May 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 2
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenneth Weinfurtner In this six-week class, expand your drawing skills through the study of portraiture. Drawing the human face requires exacting skills, learned in this class, that all artists will find useful. The class begins with drawing from the imagination, works up to drawing from photos and culminates in working with a live model. The class will focus on proportions & perspective of the head, edges, portrait drawing sequence, facial features, expression and capturing a likeness. We will work in graphite, charcoal and pastel. Kenny Portrait Drawing Supply List Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Website: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com

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$30

Brush Pen Lettering

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 16
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Laura Eagle Watts Brush Pen Calligraphy provides a terrific, no fuss way to get started with hand lettering. In this class we will explore the fundamentals of brush pen basics and the basic supplies you need to get started. Create your own beautiful and personal style of brush pen lettering as you work your way through this workshop. At the end of this class, and with plenty of practice, you will definitely gain the tools necessary to develop an aesthetic brush pen lettering style all your own! In this workshop, you will learn: – What brush pen lettering supplies you need and how to use them – Basic individual strokes to create letters, numbers, and symbols – Practice exercises that will help you continue to improve – Lowercase alphabet stroke sequences and word layout Artist’s Bio: Laura Watts is a former high school art teacher, graphic designer, and interior decorator. She currently, along with her husband Woody, own several creative based businesses (including ghost hunting). If you can’t find her crafting, soap making, or hand lettering, you may find her strolling along the avenue with her pups Ellie & Frances. Laura loves partnering with the Academy because of the…

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$95

Watercolor: Photo Inspiration

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 19.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 24
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with light and…

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$250

Expressive Watercolors – With Flowers

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm / Each Wednesday-Thursday, until April 30.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 24
Ages: 18+

Join Artist Janet Rogers from Florida for a unique opportunity to learn in her advanced watercolor painting workshop! This workshop takes place April 29th and 30th, 9:30am – 4:30pm. Designed for participants of all levels, fresh flowers in the studio will be the inspiration for this workshop. Janet will demonstrate various “fun” exercises geared to interpret flowers in a loose and expressive manner. Discovering the unique “nature” of individual flowers and “finding” new colors will be highlighted. Demonstrations and individual help will weave throughout the workshop, with an emphasis on letting the medium of watercolor lead the students to new adventures in watercolor. (PLEIN AIR – in studio!) Some goals include “keeping the whites”, avoiding “mud”, intuitive color and composition. Besides working with students individually and class demos, Janet and attendees will enjoy “Show and Tell” – an opportunity to see class work together and enjoy! SUPPLY LIST: 2020 SUPPLY-Lynchburg-FLOWERS- Students may also choose to register for Janet’s “Expressive Watercolors – The Head and Figure” workshop. See link below: Expressive Watercolors – The Head & Figure Students may choose to take one or both of Janet’s back-to-back workshops. If registering for both workshops, use discount code “watercolor” to receive $25 off…

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May 2020

$250

Expressive Watercolors – The Head & Figure

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm / Each Friday-Saturday, until May 2.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: April 27
Ages: 18+

Join Artist Janet Rogers from Florida for a unique opportunity to learn in her advanced watercolor painting workshop! This workshop takes place May 1st and 2nd, 9:30am – 4:30pm. This dynamic workshop is designed to enable participants of all levels to quickly gain confidence in approaching the head and figure in a more spontaneous, intuitive and expressive way. Demonstrations, class instruction, individual assistance, “show and tell”, and a series of “fun” exercises, will weave into class painting time. Special emphasis will be on achieving a fresh look of translucent flesh tones in the portrait with unique color changes, which will add to the excitement of capturing the essence of the subject. Capturing the essence of children will be included. Many “features” will be covered! All levels will benefit and help is available to those who are new to the portrait and figure. No Fear!! Students will have an opportunity to work from their photographs or Janet’s. Our goals will be to “see” in new ways — bringing “life” and interpretation to the portrait and figure, and to discover intuitive color and design. Janet will provide some drawing “helps” for anyone who is new to painting people. SUPPLY LIST: 2020-Supply- Lynchburg2-WCImpressions-Portrait…

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$90

Painting with Oils (late spring)

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 26.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 1
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Don’t be afraid to try a new medium! Students with varying skill levels will learn how to paint with oils and/or acrylics in this 6 week class. Work with still life, landscapes and the figure. Exercises and critiques will cover such basics as color, value, shape, and composition with an emphasis on “the process of seeing.” Supply List for Oil Painting Rosalie Day White ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among…

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$95

Beginner Watercolor

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 27.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 4
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Rosalie Day White Students will study still life set-ups and photographs to learn how to see the visual world in terms of color relationships, shadows, light, and quality of edges. Composition, creating light effects, volume, and atmosphere will be discussed in group critiques. Supplies are included. This class is for both new students and students with previous experience who wish to continue their education. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Rosalie Sunderland Day-White received her B.A. and M.Ed. from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She attended the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC and undertook independent study in Paris, France on three occasions. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as, Courtyard Gallery in Washington DC, Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and L’Hermitage, Rueil-Malmaison, France. It is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Germany and France. Ms. Day-White is one of the Founders of The Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, Virginia. Her excellence as a teacher earned her a listing in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers for…

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$75

PreTeen Drawing II

May 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 27.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 4
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including different grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies included. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for 7 years, he decided to return to school and graduated from the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Designs with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Arnold went on to work on set designs and became the airbrush supervisor for the motion picture “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and billboard campaigns such as “Godzilla”, “The Mask…

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$95

Principles of Drawing II

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 27.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 4
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto This class is designed for beginner to advanced students who are seeking to express themselves through art while learning and building upon the basic principles and foundations of drawing, including grades of paper and pencils, light and shadow, and perspective. Basic life drawing and understanding of the human anatomy will be introduced by using wood figure models, photographs, and other reference materials. Students will work on drawing the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body and will gain an understanding of proportion, scale, and foreshortening. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. All supplies are provided. ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers…

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$120

Painting Portraits from Life

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 5
Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kenneth Weinfurtner Portrait Painting is challenging, exciting and rewarding. Painting portraits require exacting skills, learned in this class, that all painters will find useful for all subject matter. Using a limited palette, the class will focus on zones of color, proportions & perspective of the head, edges, brush techniques, specialized palettes, portrait painting steps, facial features, expression and capturing a likeness. Each class will begin with a learning objective and critique, and then proceed to working with a live model. Kenny Portrait Painting Lim Pal-Supply-List Artist’s Bio: Kenneth Weinfurtner holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Kentucky. He earned an MFA in Studio Art from Radford University. Mr. Weinfurtner currently teaches art at the Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts. His art studio, PennyStone Studio, is located at his home in Madison Heights, VA. Website: pennystonestudio.com Email: pennystonestudio@yahoo.com

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$75

PreTeen Painting II

May 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 5
Ages: 8 - 13

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for…

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$95

Teen Painting II

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Thursday, until May 28.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 5
Ages: 14 - 18

Instructor: Arnulfo Jacinto In this class, students will have the opportunity to express themselves through art while building upon the basic principles and foundations of painting. The class will include lecture and demonstration. While this class is perfect for beginners who are seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting, the lessons and projects will be geared toward individual skill and interest levels and is suitable for intermediate to advanced art students. Students will learn the basics of color theory, proper application of paint, and fundamentals of composition and design. Because each student is unique, projects may be altered and one-on-one instruction will be given to suit each student’s skills, talents, knowledge, and interest level. Supplies are provided but previous students may be asked to purchase canvases. Artist’s Bio: Arnulfo, aka “Arnold” or “Nuffy”, is a native of Santa Paula, California, which is located about an hour north of Los Angeles.  He has had multiple successes in both the athletic and art fields. He competed in the 1984 Olympics in Sprint Canoe Kayak and later went on to become a National coach at the Olympic Training Centers in Lake Placid, New York and San Diego, California.  After working as a firefighter for…

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$30

Advanced Brush Pen Lettering

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 7
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Laura Watts Hand lettering has taken the creative world by storm! In this follow-up course we will build on the skills introduced in the beginner’s Hand Lettering class. We will go deeper into a variety of new alphabets (including upper-case), a broad range of flourishing techniques, as well as cover shadowing, spacing tips, and lay-out design tricks for your personal projects! Artist’s Bio: Laura Watts is a former high school art teacher, graphic designer, and interior decorator. She currently, along with her husband Woody, own several creative based businesses (including ghost hunting). If you can’t find her crafting, soap making, or hand lettering, you may find her strolling along the avenue with her pups Ellie & Frances. Laura loves partnering with the Academy because of the tools, opportunities, and inspiration it brings to the community.

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$5

Williamsburg Oils Lecture & Demo

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: May 11
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Amy Shawley Paquette The Williamsburg Oils lecture is a two hour educational presentation that covers topics essential to oil painting.  During this event, attendees will learn about sizes & grounds, using oil over acrylics, pigment grind, color properties, oil mediums, varnishing, solvent-free painting practices, and health & safety!  You will also get the opportunity to do several short hands-on exercises that feature some of our favorite ways to work with Williamsburg colors. Each attendee will receive a color chart, product literature, and a small box of oil paint samples to take home. Instructor Bio: Amy Shawley Paquette is a Virginia-based visual artist whose painting and illustration is inspired by the natural world. Her paintings incorporate fauna, flora, landscapes, and textures she has experienced during her travels and daily adventures in the countryside. After earning her Art History degree, developing her love of paint, and exhibiting her work in New York and LA, Amy was selected and trained in 2008 by Golden Artist Colors for their Working Artist Program. She taught and lectured in their southern California territory for six years before relocating back east in 2014 to offer painting lectures in Virginia, Maryland, DC, and Delaware. In addition to…

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June 2020

$90

Travel Sketching Workshop

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: June 10
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Cleveland Morris Next time you’re on vacation and are struck by a sight you’d like to record, don’t snap a photo, reach for your sketchbook instead! This one-day workshop will get you started. You’ll learn how a minimum of time and equipment can actually work to your advantage. Using a technique devised by the instructor especially for this purpose, we will explore such varied possibilities as: scenery and architecture, activity and commotion, fellow travelers and interesting foreign faces and figures. Most of all, you’ll see how travel sketching – far from simply recording your trip – can become a treasured component instead. *Drawing experience required.   Materials List for Travel Sketching Canson Mix Media 20-sheet drawing pad, 138 lbs weight, 9” x 12” 2B graphite pencil Pilot Penmanship fountain pen with extra-fine nib Albrecht Durer watercolor pencils by Faber Castell: Indigo, Bistre (Please note, brand is important) Several small watercolor brushes Several Q tips Small packet of Kleenex Kneaded gum eraser Portable pencil sharpener Granny Smith apple Artist’s Bio: Cleveland Morris is an artist and teacher living in Staunton, VA. He specializes in still-life painting, drawing, and travel sketching. Since 1999, he has had 26 solo exhibits and has…

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