Classes at the Yellow Barn Studio

Maud Taber-Thomas teaches drawing and painting classes at the Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo. Please scroll down to learn more about her current course offerings, and click the links for materials lists and syllabi.

All classes take place at

Glen Echo Park. 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812

To register, please call 301.634.2226 or visit the Glen Echo Park website.

Reading the Rubaiyat

DISCOVER PAINTING TECHNIQUES

The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for painters. Learn about composition, building a painting, color theory, and paint application. Projects will include still life, figures, and landscapes. Open to all experience levels. Model fee extra. Minimum age 13.

9 Sessions

Mon  9:30am-12pm

January 25, 2016 – March 21, 2016

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Click here for the Discover Painting Techniques Materials and Syllabus

PAINTING FROM PHOTOS

Learn to use photographs to create beautiful and believable paintings. Students will have the opportunity to paint the subject matter of their choice—from portraits of loved ones to far away landscapes to lively scenes—while receiving instruction in painting techniques and advice on the challenges of working from photos. All skill levels. Minimum age 16.

9 Sessions

Mon  1-3:30pm

January 25, 2016 – March 21, 2016

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Click here for the Painting from Photos Materials List and Syllabus

CREATING A LIKENESS: PORTRAIT PAINTING TECHNIQUES

Become a master portraitist in this fun and intensive class! Paint from beautiful model setups inspired by master paintings. Learn from lectures and demonstrations on anatomy, creating a likeness, mixing color for flesh tones, and capturing personality. More experienced students are welcome to work at their own pace. All skill levels. Model fee extra. Minimum age 13.

9 Sessions

Tues  9:30am-12pm

January 26, 2016 – March 22, 2016

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Click here for the Creating a Likeness Portrait Painting Techniques Materials and Syllabus

Suzanne Fanfare in Purple and Gold

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