May Classes!

Classes will be held via Zoom.
A link will be emailed prior to each week’s meeting.

To register for either of these classes, please email me and let me know which
class you are interested in: bekiborman@gmail.com

*payment required to confirm registration*

VIRTUAL Acrylic Abstraction Techniques

Tuesdays, May 11 – June 1, 6-8pm

Working specifically with experimental techniques in acrylic, this class will utilize the versatility of the medium. Pours, pulls, stencils, stamps, print, and more will be combined to create intense and unique abstract image. Some discussion of composition will help provide direction and purpose. Between class support will keep students engaged.

Cost: $65 Materials not included (a list will be provided after registration.)
6 students max.

VIRTUAL Developing Creative Habits   

Thursdays, May 13 – June 3, 6-8pm

This is an intermediate class for artists who would like to make their practice a more daily, immersive one. Sketchbook exercises, readings, set up suggestions, writing, and business practices will be discussed to help artists challenge themselves and grow professionally.

Cost: $65 Materials not included (a list will be provided after registration.)
6 students max.

April Classes

Classes will be held via Zoom.
A link will be emailed prior to each week’s meeting.

To register for either of these classes, please email me and let me know which class you are interested in: bekiborman@gmail.com

VIRTUAL Intro to Acrylics

Tuesdays, April 13 – May 4, 6-8pm

Start painting! This class will cover the basics of acrylic painting, including colors, application, and mark making. Working from photograpghs of their choosing, students will be shown how to blend, layer, and scrape color for desired effects.

Cost: $70 Materials not included (a list will be provided after registration.) 6 students max.

VIRTUAL Intermediate Color Mixing (in acrylic)

Thursdays, April 15- 29, 6-8pm

This class is for students who already have the basics of acrylics down and would like to deepen their understanding of color mixing. Topics such a transparency, temperature, and mixing strength will be covered. A few academic exercises will lead the way to applying color mixing to a finished painting from photo.

Cost: $60 Materials not included (a list will be provided after registration.) 6 students max.

March Classes!

Classes will be held via Zoom. A link will be emailed prior to each week’s meeting.

To register for either of these classes, please email me and let me know which class you are interested in bekiborman@gmail.com.

VIRTUAL 4 Week Paint-Along!Tuesdays, March 9-30, 6-8pm

Ever wanted to try a step by step paint-along style class? Working in acrylic, each week we will work on a different subject from photo. We will cover landscape, portrait, still life, and floral. Images will be emailed to students prior to class for them to print or view on a device.

8 students max. Cost: $60 Materials not included ( a list will be provide at time of registration).

VIRTUAL Studio Practices (6 weeks)Thursdays, March 4- April 8, 6-8pm

Every week we will discuss a different aspect of maintaining a studio. Sketching, studies, painting, reading, writing, and self promotion will be covered. This is an intermediate class for students who want to take their work to the next level. There will be an expectation of work done outside of class and there will be continued social media discussions and critiques between sessions. Media will be open but instruction will be biased toward acrylic, oil, or watercolor.

6 students max. Cost: : $100 Materials not included ( a suggested list will be provide at time of registration).

Understanding Abstraction- VIRTUAL CLASS

Tuesdays, January 5-26, 6-8pm (4 sessions)

Classes will be held via Zoom. A link will be emailed with a supply reminder each week.

Cost: $70 per student (included all 4 weeks). Supplies not included. A suggested list will be emailed one week before the class start date. Class limit 8 students.

Register today through:

  • Paypal: rebnadine@hotmail.com
  • venmo @ Beki-Lloyd
  • email me at bekiborman@gmail.com to arrange another form of payment

Learn how to see and paint abstractly! We will look at historical references to understand the different kinds of abstraction, such as geometric abstraction vs. expressive abstraction. We will discuss color, line, composition, and context and how these elements can be utilized in creating a strong painting in the absence of a traditional subject. Multiple paintings in this class will cover the different types of abstract painting.

VIRTUAL CLASS: Mixed Media Pastels

Tuesday evenings, November 10- December 1, 6 – 8pm

Pastels are one of the most versatile mediums. In this class we will take pastel drawing to the next level. Intricate under paintings, experimental techniques, and layering will be covered. Learn to combine pastel with watercolor, pencil, acrylic, and more! Beginners welcome.

Classes will be held via Zoom. A link will be emailed with a supply reminder each week.

Register through:
paypal rebnadine@hotmail.com
venmo @Beki-Lloyd
email me at bekiborman@gmail.com to arrange another form of payment

Cost: $70 per student (includes all four weeks). Supplies not included. A suggested list will be emailed one week before class start date.

class limit 10 students

VIRTUAL CLASS: Experimental Acrylics

Join me for my first independent zoom class!
Wednesday evenings, October 7-28th (4 sessions) 5:30-8pm

Because of the virtual format, classes will focus on demonstration and work time. However, the last half hour of each session will be dedicated to critique and feedback as a group.

Each week I will demonstrate new methods of painting with acrylics, including knives, found objects, brush techniques, and more.

Register through:
paypal rebnadine@hotmail.com
venmo @Beki-Lloyd
email me at bekiborman@gmail.com to arrange another form of payment.

Cost: $80 per student (includes all four weeks). Supplies not included. A suggested list will be emailed one week before class start date.

Maximum of 10 students. Link to zoom meeting will be sent out a day before the first class.

MIAD Holiday Sale

December 5-7, 2019 273 E. Erie Street | Milwaukee, WI 53202

I am looking forward to participating in the MIAD Holiday sale again this year. I will have several recent works available for sale.
Please support local artists as you begin your holiday shopping season!  

Thursday, December 5, 6 – 9 p.m.: Be among the first to see the art and design works for sale. Preview Night admission is $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Friday, December 6, 5 – 9 p.m.: Sale, free admission
Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Sale, free admission