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Shrimp boats in Watercolor with David Rankin March 2-4

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Instructor David Rankin9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2,3 4 (with lunch breaks)Cost: $325 members, $350 non-members Register for the class Improve your brush strokes, washes and blends! From reference to sketch to gray study to completed watercolor. Examining how to direct the eye, simplify complicated images, create depth and develop a memorable painting. About David Rankin: […]

Let’s Take It Up A Notch

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Instructor:  Mary Ann Browning Ford9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 8, 15, 22 and 29  • $105 for members  $125 for non-members(for all four classes) Register for the class Expand what you know or have learned and go beyond to more finished paintings. I’ll be focusing on how to improve knowledge of Values and develop stronger contrasts in […]

Abstract Art: Painting Your Way in January with Missy Gentile

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. January 9, 16, 23, 30Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 Register for the class In Missy’s class, students […]

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Abstract Art: Painting Your Way with Missy in October

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. October 10, 17, 24 and 31Cost: $180 members, $190 non-members Register for the class “There are no rules.  That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen.  Go against the rules or ignore the rules.  That is what invention is about.” ~Helen Frankenthaler,  American abstract expressionist, 1928-2011 In Missy’s class, students will learn that […]

Painting “Painterly” with Dan Graziano May 8, 10, 11

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Supplies Register This three-day workshop will focus on painting “alla prima” (all at once) as well as developing greater skills of observation, simplification and quickly painting “wet on wet” to create strong artistic and “painterly” paintings. Beginning with a brief discussion on oil painting basics (from materials to paint handling), the workshop will also address […]

USA From Sea to Shining Sea

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Penny Healy’s art exhibit features 50 state flower paintings and varied seascapes The Society of Bluffton Artists Featured Art Exhibit runs from Oct. 4-30 with an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 From Alabama’s Camellia to Wyoming’s Indian Paintbrush, Penny Healy is showing her love for her country one state flower at a […]

Impressionistic Landscape Painting with Pastel & Oil Sept. 14-16 with Greg Barnes

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Instructor Greg Barnes10 a.m. – 4 p.m. September 14-16 • Cost $325, member and $350, non-members Explore the impressionist style with award winning artist Greg Barnes as your personal guide.  Greg tailors his instruction to reach all levels from beginning pointers to advanced techniques.  Working from photo reference materials and en plein air, the class will focus […]

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The Society of Bluffton Artists discounts membership fees

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COVID-19 has prevented local artists from getting involved with SOBA The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), a non-profit art organization in the heart of Old Town Bluffton’s art district, has long connected local artists — offering networking, exhibition opportunities and gallery displays to sell their work. Register Here However, since COVID-19 became a reality, SOBA […]

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Vintage Print Pop-Up Raises Money for The Society of Bluffton Artists

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SOBA will hold a monthlong online auction in September to raise money for the business they lost due to COVID-19 Volunteers at The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) are thinking outside the box to recoup revenue their gallery and workshops lost due to COVID-19. The non-profit art organization in Old Town Bluffton will hold a […]

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Intermediate Level Painting Instruction Class Thursdays in Sept with Mary Ann Ford

Intermediate Level Painting Instruction Class Thursdays in Sept with Mary Ann Ford

1-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24  • $100 for members  $150 for non-members (for all four classes) Register for class This set of classes is a refreshment of painting theories and techniques which are necessary components of any painted piece. Classes will include a lecture on the topic of the week, painting time to practice […]

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