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:

Activity Days Times Dates Complex
38571 Mon 7:00PM -
9:00PM
01-06-2014 -
02-10-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
38572 Mon 7:00PM -
9:00PM
03-03-2014 -
03-31-2014
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:

Activity Days Times Dates Complex
38575 Wed 7:00PM -
9:00PM
02-26-2014 -
04-02-2014
Studio 110 (Keller)
Arts Barn
38576 Thu 10:00AM -
12:00PM
02-27-2014 -
04-03-2014
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
 
38569 Wed 10:00AM -
12:00PM
02-26-2014 -
04-02-2014
Studio 103
Arts Barn
Drawing
 
38570 Thu 7:00PM -
9:00PM
02-27-2014 -
04-03-2014
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:

Spring 2014

code: 14-2-02-043-0204-A / $232.00
8 Session(s) 
Mon  9:30-12pm,  April 14 - June 16 
 
No class 4/21,5/26 
Instructor(s): Vian Borchert 
Location: Yellow Barn  
 

Summer 2014

code: 14-2-02-043-0204-B / $232.00
8 Session(s) 
Mon  9:30am-12:00pm,  July 21 - September 8 
 
Instructor(s): Vian Borchert 
Location: Yellow Barn  
 

On-line Registration - Click here to enroll

For all levels of experience, 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.
Minimum age 14

Drawing Class Registration Information:

Summer 2013

code: 14-2-02-043-0245-A / $232.00
8 Session(s) 
Tues  9:30am-12:30pm,  July 22 - September 9 
 
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.