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Loosen up with Palette Knife with Jim Lewis November 21-22

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This class will instruct on how to paint with palette knife in oil or acrylic. We will investigate the basics of color mixing, value, and perspective, with only simple drawing required. Relying on the palette knife, this will be an opportunity to loosen up, simplify, and let color and expression make the statement. Beginner to […]

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Strong Drawings Make Better Oil Paintings Fridays in January with Mickey Boisvert

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10 a.m. –  12:30 p.m. Fridays in January, 2020 (1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31)Instructor: Mickey BoisvertCost: $000 members, $000 non-members • All Levels Welcome Register today This class, designed for oil painters, will improve your ability to convey a scene onto the canvas. In week one we refresh with fundamental drawing skills. In weeks two […]

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Painting Your Way with Missy Gentile

Painting Your Way with Missy Gentile

9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sept. 21, 28 and Oct. 12  Register for the class This class is about losing pre-conceived ideas about what is painting and discovering what painting is for you. Through guided warm-ups, mini-painting challenges, and instruction in the basics of painting, the student is enabled to discover a personal sense of involvement and […]

Birds In Watercolor Feb. 18-20 with David Rankin

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Instructor David RankinFor immediate to advanced painters9 a.m. – 4 p.m. February 18, 19 & 20Cost $325, member and $350, non-members Register In this unique 3-day transparent watercolor workshop, artists will sketch and paint using a wide range of imaging skills unique to bird subjects. Painting birds in transparent watercolor requires an amazing orchestration of […]

Essentials in Landscape Painting Workshop Dec. 3-5 with Chris Groves

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Instructor Chris Groves 9 a.m.-4 p.m. December 3-5 Cost $450, member and $475, non-members Register This workshop will cover all the essential elements that go into making a solid landscape painting. Starting with intense compositional studies in order to begin the correct lay-in of your drawing onto the canvas; in combination with harmonious color notes […]

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Essentials in Landscape Painting Workshop Dec. 3-5 Chris Groves

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Instructor Chris Groves9 a.m.-4 p.m. December 3-5 • Cost $450, member and $475, non-members Register This workshop will cover all the essential elements that go into making a solid landscape painting. Starting with intense compositional studies in order to begin the correct lay-in of your drawing onto the canvas; in combination with harmonious color notes […]

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Open Painting Studio with Instruction July 19, 26 with Mary Ann Ford

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Instructor Mary Ann Browning Ford9 a.m.-12 p.m. July 19 and July 26Cost: $55 members, $65 non-members Register Here It is the intent of this ongoing class/workshop – whatever you wish to call it – a place where we can meet and you bring a new creative idea, a piece that’s ‘bugging’ you or just an […]

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Drawing Warm-Up Sept. 7 with Mickey Boisvert

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Instructor Missy Gentile9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sept. 7, 14 and 21Cost: $135 members, $145 non-members Register for class This class is about losing pre-conceived ideas about what is painting and discovering what painting is for you. Through guided warm-ups, mini-painting challenges, and instruction in the basics of painting, the student is enabled to discover a personal […]

Waterbase Media Nov. 5-7 with Morten Solberg

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Instructor Morten Solberg9 a.m. – 4 p.m. November 5-7Cost $450, member and $475, non-members Register for class In this painting workshop you will experience how Mort creates and designs his compositions by incorporating the use of gesso and gouache with watercolor and acrylic.There will be a slide presentation of Mort’s work and each day will […]

Rhythm and Emotion in the Pastel Landscape: Tips, Tools, and Techniques with Eve Miller

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Instructor Eve Miller, PSA10 a.m. – 3 p.m. January 21-23, 2020Cost $250, member and $275, non-members Register for the class A 3-day workshop using tools, tips, and techniques for successful landscapes in pastels. Demos each day and a lot of individual help at the easel.  Covering: composition, color theory, and value studies to enhance each day’s […]

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