Vian Borchert is an internationally acclaimed artist, a Corcoran graduate, and an art educator with over 8 years of experience. She teaches art classes at the Arts Barn in Gaithersburg, and the Yellow Barn Studios in Glen Echo Park, Maryland.

The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg, Maryland

311 Kent Square Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Art Classes are held in the Kentlands Arts Barn in Gaithersburg Maryland. These classes consists in general of groups up to 6 Students. There are three ways to register for classes.

  1. Walk in registration at the Arts Barn in Kentlands, Gaithersburg
  2. Online Registration - We offer links to each class in each class menu
  3. By Phone - Arts Barn Gaithersburg: (301) - 258 - 6394

Classes are for ages 14+. Supply list is available at the Arts Barn. Bring supplies to first class.

This class guides the students through the fresh and translucent medium of watercolor. Students of all levels step-by-step learn the techniques and methods needed to create a successful watercolor painting. Learn how to apply washes such as wet-on-dry, wet-on-wet, graded washes, masking and brushwork texture. Students utilize these methods to create still life, landscape and portrait compositions effectively.

Watercolor Class Registration Information:

Course Activity Days Times Dates Complex
Watercolor ( all Levels)
 
40021 Mon 7:00PM -
9:00PM
09-08-2014 -
10-13-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
Watercolor ( all Levels)
 
40022 Mon 7:00PM -
9:00PM
10-27-2014 -
12-01-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn

Join in the fun of creating beautiful paintings with the easy and enjoyable acrylic medium and learn how to produce successful and accomplished acrylic paintings. Still life, landscape and artwork from your imagination are all encouraged. Demos in painting and brush techniques will be presented and highlights of art history discussed.

Acrylics Class Registration Information:

Course Activity Days Times Dates Complex
Having Fun with Acrylics (All Levels)
 
40016 Wed 7:00PM -
9:00PM
09-10-2014 -
10-15-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
Having Fun with Acrylics (All Levels)
 
40017 Thu 10:00AM -
12:00PM
09-11-2014 -
10-16-2014
Studio 103
Arts Barn
Having Fun with Acrylics (All Levels)
 
40166 Wed 7:00PM -
9:00PM
10-29-2014 -
12-10-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
Having Fun with Acrylics (All Levels)
 
40167 Thu 10:00AM -
12:00PM
10-30-2014 -
12-11-2014
Studio 103
Arts Barn

Learn how to use many drawing mediums. Explore charcoal, pencils, pen and ink, and colored pencil to create dynamic drawings. Demos of all types of line-contour, gesture, variable and hatched lines are presented. Art themes such as still life, landscape, portraits and images from your own inspiration are covered.

Drawing Class Registration Information:

Course Activity Days Times Dates Complex
Drawing
 
40012 Wed 10:00AM -
12:00PM
09-10-2014 -
10-15-2014
Studio 103
Arts Barn
Drawing
 
40013 Thu 7:00PM -
9:00PM
09-11-2014 -
10-16-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
Drawing
 
40164 Wed 10:00AM -
12:00PM
10-29-2014 -
12-10-2014
Studio 103
Arts Barn
Drawing
 
40165 Thu 7:00PM -
9:00PM
10-30-2014 -
12-11-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn

Online Registration

Use the Gaithersburg RecXpress Registration and enter the activity number from the class schedule above into the search field and press the search button. This directs directly to the registration page for the particular class.

Phone or Walk-In Registration

Phone: 301-258-6394
Walk-In:
The Arts Barn is located at:
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo, Maryland

7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Registration is available through the Glen Echo Partnership for Art and Culture. Additional information about the classes and Vian are provided by the Glen Echo Park.

Designed for both beginning and continuing students to explore traditional watercolor and experimental watercolor techniques. Color theory and composition are emphasized through images based on still life and landscape. Use the request for for the supply list.
Minimum age 13.

Watercolor Class Registration Information:

 

Fall 2014

code: 15-1-02-043-0204-A / $275.00
9 Session(s) 
Mon  9:30am-12pm,  September 22 - November 1
 
Instructor(s): Vian Borchert 
Location: Yellow Barn  
 

Winter 2015

code: 15-1-02-043-0204-B / $275.00
9 Session(s) 

Mon  9:30am-12pm,  January 26, 2015 - March 30, 2015 
No class 2/16
 
Instructor(s): Vian Borchert 
Location: Yellow Barn  
 

On-line Registration - Click here to enroll

If you have any questions related to the art classes, please send them to info(at)vianborchert(dot)com or use the contact formular.