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Classes For Adults

For more information regarding the following classes, please call the instructor or the Institute at (201) 652-9615 during any class period. All classes are ongoing throughout the year, unless otherwise noted. Instruction is on an individual basis and students may join at any time. The Ridgewood Art Institute provides these classes as a service to its members. All students must apply for membership in order to take classes.

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Calendar of Adult Classes


Figure Drawing, Life, Costume and Still Life

Instructor: Edwin Broussard
Monitor: John Henderson
Monday Daytime, 9:30am - 12:00pm
$90 per month or $25 per session (plus sharing of the model fee)
Phone: (201) 391-1877
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Sketch Group-Life Model (Without Instruction)

Open to All Members
Monitor: John Henderson
Monday Evening, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
(201) 935-8072
Model Fee: $10 for members

Drawing Techniques for Adults-Basic Techniques

Instructor: Rebecca Leer
Thursday Evening, 7pm - 9:30 pm
$100 per month or $30 per session (plus sharing of model fee)
Phone: (201) 612-7728
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Oil Painting and Pastel

Oil Painting: Floral, Still Life & Landscape Painting

Instructor: Murray Smith
Monday Daytime, 10:00am - 1:00pm
$100 per month or $35 per session.
Phone: (845) 304-2156
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Oil Painting - Portrait, Still Life and Composition

Instructor: Basil Baylin
Monday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
$70 per month or $20 per session (plus sharing of model fee)
Phone: (212) 289-4527
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Oil Painting - Floral and Still Life

Instructor: Janet Cunniffe-Chieffo
Wednesday Daytime, 10:00pm - 1:00pm
$100 per month or $35 per session
Phone: (201) 759-5132

Oil Painting - Landscape, Seascape, Portrait
and Still Life

Instructor: John Phillip Osborne
Wednesday and Thursday Daytime, 10:00am - 2:00pm
$130 per month for either class
Wednesday Evenings, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
$90 per month
Monitor: Kate Hall

$210 monthly for all of Osborne's classes (plus sharing of model fee)
Phone: (973) 962-4698
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Oil Painting and Pastel - Portrait, Figure
and Still Life

Instructor: Joe Hing Lowe
Friday Daytime, 10:00am - 1:00pm
$150 per 6 week session
Phone: (908) 276-9664
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Watercolor Techniques - Mixing Color, Composition, Landscape, Flowers and Still Life

Instructor: Peggy Dressel
Tuesday Daytime, 10:00am - 1:00pm
$85 per month or $30 per session
Phone: (201) 337-2143
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Fundamentals Of Watercolor - The Basic Techniques, Problem Solving, Design and Composition

Instructor: Charles Brandenburg
Tuesday Evening, 6:30 pm - 9:30pm
$100 per month or $35 per session
Phone: (201) 664-7892
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Watercolor Techniques - Landscape, Portrait, Seascape and Still Life

Instructor: Joel Popadics
Evening: Wednesdays 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Daytime: Thursdays, 9:30am - 12:30pm
$100 per month or $30 per session
Phone: (973) 851-0366
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