Intro to Advanced Visual Arts, Poughkeepsie


This course is open to students of all abilities and develops fundamental drawing and painting skills. Students will build self confidence and become more aware of the visual world. Through observational drawing exercises and painting challenges, students will practice creating strong compositions, value, shading techniques, texture, and color mixing, and are encouraged in personal expression.

5 Fridays, 6:00–8:00pm, 2 sessions
Session 1: Feb. 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9
Session 2:  Mar. 23, (no class March 30) April 6, 13, 20, 27
nm: $140/ses, $270 both • m: $135/ses, $260 both
Instructor: Elizabeth Dama
at MSL Studios

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Elizabeth M. Dama holds a BFA and a MFA in Fine Art from The School of Visual Arts in NYC. Her work, inspired by art history, has been exhibited throughout the United States and Canada and is in several private collections.

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Partial scholarships are available to those in economic need. Please email for an application or call Mill Street Loft ARTS at 845.471.7477.