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Art Classes for Adults

“Jackson Art Studio hand picks only the finest instructors.  Whether you are a beginning artist, or a seasoned expert  looking to further hone your skills , these instructors are experts in their particular area of study. I always come out of a workshop feeling inspired and energized.” -John LeCours

 

Want to go Beyond Sip & Paint? Take a Class or Workshop!
(Teens 16 and up may attend adult classes)

Origami
Make a Set of Origami Cards with Meredith Piotrow

Fun for all ages and no experience needed! Spend an evening of creativity with local origami enthusiast Meredith Piotrow for an evening of one of a kind card making.  Using colorful papers, participants will receive step by step instructions to create their own origami cranes and kimonos. Then using their newly folded designs, they will make an original set of handmade cards, perfect for holiday cards, thank yous, or as gifts themselves. This class is open to adults and kids 10 and up. (kids under 13 yrs need to attend with a registered adult)

Tuesday, Dec 5, 6pm-8:30pm  $45 supplies included

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Pastoral Scene of Double Head at Sunset_Lauren Sansaricq_16x24in._oil on canvasNEW! Traditional Landscape Painting Composition, Jan 13 & 14 with Lauren Sansaricq

In this workshop we will discuss and put into practice the compositional conventions used by traditional landscape artists ranging from the 17th century to the 19th century. Students will learn how to breakdown their paintings into three simple elements of design to help the eye move through the picture more easily. We will also discuss how to develop a painting’s center of focus to create a satisfying composition. Participating students will develop their own individual studio landscape paintings with an easy-going drawing to grisaille to color approach. We will also talk about the importance of values, color and chiaroscuro in traditional landscape painting to create a dynamic picture. In addition, traditional painting techniques will be taught such as Glazing, Atmospheric Glazing, and Scumbling. All experience levels are welcome! Students are responsible for their own supplies. The studio has table top easels to use. Saturday & Sunday January 13 & 14, 9am-4pm,  $245

mosaic houseMosaic Art Design with Lori Stearns
Learn the ancient art of mosaics.  In this 3-week session you will create a beautiful 10×10 mosaic art panel.  This is a structured, hands-on class in which you will design your own art panel.  Instruction will cover in-depth design techniques, adamant, opus, color, materials, history of mosaics, adhesives, mosaic bases, tools, and cutting techniques.  This class is great for beginners and more experienced students who would like a more in depth exploration of this fine art! A materials fee of $55 will be paid to instructor at the first class to cover all the supplies needed.
(3 sessions) Tuesdays Jan 30, Feb 6 & Feb 13, 6-8:30pm   $135
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Mosaic Art Design with Lori Stearns
Learn the ancient art of mosaics.  In this 3-week session you will create a beautiful 10×10 mosaic art pan

CLASSES FOR KIDS/TEENS

Holiday giftKIDS! Make your own HOLIDAY GIFTS! (after school)

with Melanie Levitt & Lori Stearns
In this 4 week after school class, students will spend time doing something fun & creative while also making unique gifts for their loved ones!  Each week we will create one gift and it will come home all wrapped up in hand made wrapping paper. Projects include: Gingerbread house paintings, painted ornaments, mosaic tray, decoupage vases and  personalized holiday cards. Why buy gifts when you can make them yourself? If students miss a class, supplies from that class will be sent home for them to finish on their own!
Thursdays, Nov 30- Dec 21 (4 session)
4-5 pm pm  $86    Ages 6-14 yrs
(Students from Jackson & Bartlett can take the bus to Jackson Art but need to arrange with the school )

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New! Painting the White Mtn Landscape for Kids –  After School Class

with Melanie Levitt
In this four week after school class, students will work on drawing and painting a White Mountain landscape scene from a photo. Lessons will include color mixing, shading, line, form and proportion.  Students will learn about composition and how to layer paint and create texture with a palette knife. Work will be done in pencil and acrylic paint on canvas. This class will help students improve their skills in a relaxing and nurturing environment. Students will work at their own level and class size will be limited to allow for individual attention.   Students should pack a snack and drink. All supplies included. Jackson and Bartlett students can take the bus to the studio but will need to arrange with the school. Please let us know if they plan on taking the bus)
Thursdays, Oct 26-Nov 16, 3:45-5:15pm,  $105 includes all supplies, Ages 7-13Some Art Scholarships are available for those in need.

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Located in the White Mountains of Jackson, New Hampshire!

HOW ARE WE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SIP & PAINT STUDIOS?
Our instructors are all professional artists and we each create our own paintings.
We teach you technique, color mixing and give you lots of personal attention!
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NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist!

Spend an evening of FUN as you twist open your favorite
Bottle of Wine (BYOB) and Uncork your CREATIVITY!

OR, come during the day, a great activity or KIDS or the WHOLE FAMILY

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Here’s how it works….
• Each date is structured around a specific image.
• Our instructor will guide you through step by step.
•No painting experience required
• It’s easy, stress free, & affordable! $45
(for regular classes. Specialty classes extra like Paint your Pet)
• Daytime classes- kids 7-12 yrs are $35!
(everything included except the wine/beer)
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate & bottled water available at studio for $1

Register through on our CALENDAR!

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE-$45
Makes a great gift with a bottle of wine!
SIP AND PAINT GIFT CERTIFICATE

OUR LATEST SCHEDULE:

Paint 2 Fall Birch Glasses

Paint 2 Fall Wine Glasses
(includes one glass of wine & cheese/crackers)
Tuesday, Oct 10, 6pm
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Fall WalkFall Walk
Saturday, Oct 14, 1pm
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White Pumpkin/Lori

White Pumpkin
Tuesday, Oct 17 6pm
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Snowy MoonlightSnowy Moonlight
Saturday, Oct 28 6pm
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CarndinalsWinter Cardinals
Monday, Nov 13 6pm
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Pinecone Glasses (Paint 2)

PAINT 2 Pinecone Wine Glasses
Saturday, Nov 18, 6pm
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Starry Night over MountainsStarry Night over the Mountains
Saturday, Nov. 25, 6pm
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Winter OwlWinter Owl
Sunday, Nov 26, 1pm (all ages!)
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Paint your Pet (give us an photo of your pet! $85 per/person)

Paint your Pet
(send us an photo of your pet and we will trace it out for you!
Friday, Dec. 1, 6pm
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open paint day

NEW! Open Paint Night $35
(paint what you like!)
Saturday, Dec 9, 6pm
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snowman glassesPaint 2 Snowmen Glasses
Sunday, Dec. 10, 1pm
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Winter MittensWinter Mittens
Friday, Dec. 15, 6pm
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Covered BridgeCovered Bridge
Friday, Dec. 22, 6pm
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winter cardinal glassPaint 2 Winter Cardinal Glasses
Friday, Dec. 29, 6pm
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Saturday, December 30, 6pm
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Crimson BIrch
Crimson Birch
Thursday, Jan 4, 6pm

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WInter Funky Tree

Winter Funky Tree

Saturday, Jan 6, 6pm

BOOK A PRIVATE  PARTY!

•8 person minimum during the week…
• 12 person minimum on weekends
•Pick any Painting!

Bring your own wine/beer & snacks!
We provide everything else you need.

Check our archive of Paintings & Wine Glasses…

$45 PER/ PERSON INCLUDES SUPPLIES

• Holiday Parties
•Birthday Parties (Adults/Kids)
• Corporate Bonding Events
• Family Reunions,
• Girls Night Out
• Date Night Party
• Baby/Wedding shower, and More!

We also travel on location… (extra travel fee of $10 per/person)

Call (603) 387-3463 for more information and to book your date

 

 Want to go Beyond Sip & Paint? Take a Class or Workshop!

PAST CLASSES…

fairy housesDeadline for sign up August 16!
(NEW!)
(3-day) Gnome/Fairy Camp, August 23-25
With Lori Stearns & Melanie Levitt

This three day camp is for the kid who loves fairies & gnomes and wants to create a unique piece of art. Each student will make their own unique fairy/gnome house and garden using a variety of natural materials. The house will be done in a mosaic process from stones and ceramics. Windows and doors will be made out of clay and roofs created with shells and stones. The house will be surrounded by moss and other grasses. Students will also create unique miniature furniture and accessories out of natural materials. They can create walkways, stone walls, ladders, swings and mini gardens. They will also make a gnome or fairy to live in this magical garden! Each one will be unique. The house & garden will be the main project but we will also be doing other fun projects with a fairy/gnome theme-three days of fun! All materials included but kids are welcome to bring any special stones, shells, or other small hard bits.
August 23-25   $235  9am-3pm, 7-13 yrs
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plein air photo(NEW) Beginner Outdoor Painting with Melanie Levitt

In this two day outdoor painting workshop, students will enjoy the process of setting up an easel outdoors and painting the beautiful White Mtn. landscape “en plein air.” Through demonstration and individual attention in oils, students will learn how to distill the important information from their observation and translate it onto the canvas. Melanie will address the importance of sketching, how to create depth in a painting, composition, color mixing formulas, light effects, and other tips for painting outdoors.  All this will be taught in an understandable step by step process which will lead students to improve their ability to see the landscape and create a finished painting in a short time. This class is suitable for the total beginner or the intermediate student who wants to learn how to paint outdoors. Students will complete at least one painting a day. No need to invest in expensive equipment! We will provided all the supplies you need to paint for the day.(ie-use of plein air easel, paints, brushes, canvas, palette, turpentine, etc.   (if weather is not suitable for outdoor painting, we will paint from photographs in the studio) This class is limited to 6 students to allow for lots of individual attention. We will meet at Jackson Art Studio and then travel to location. All students will need to bring a small sketchbook. Locations TBD.
Saturday & Sunday, August 26 & 27,  $ $295  includes supplies, (or bring your own supplies, $225) 9am-4:30pm

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xxxmat(NEW) Weekend with Mattisse: Acrylic Painting Workshop
with Rebecca Klementovich
In this 2 day weekend workshop, students will explore how Matisse simplified his sketching and painting to create dyamic artwork. We will be drawing from a still life which we will simplify and transfer to a canvas in a similar style as Matisse. There will be alot of emphasis on the line and composition. We will also spend time working on textile patterns due to the influence of textiles as backdrops in Matisse’s work. Some drawing ability is helpful. Please pack a lunch or pick one up during the lunch break. Students are required to bring their own acrylic painting supplies.
Sept 9 & 10, 9:30am-3:30pm  $225

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Traditional (Oil) Portrait Painting Workshop with Ian Torney Vermeer - Girl With a Pearl Earring
(Friday night demo.. all day Saturday & Sunday)

In this weekend workshop, students will learn traditional portrait painting techniques in oils utilizing a classicist palette.  Without modernist colors the classicist painters of the Renaissance relied on tone over hue and chiaroscuro technique to create the illusion of three-dimensional form.  We will work initially in value to create a grisaille composition of a traditional three-quarter self-portrait view, and then expand our limited palette utilizing traditional hues to create a finished self-portrait painting.  Classicist portrait examples such as Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” or Rembrandt’s self-portraits will be discussed.  Participants will complete a self-portrait painting in this workshop.  Not recommended for beginners – participants should possess at least modest drawing abilities and some experience with painting. Friday night will be a painting demo and class will continue all day Saturday and Sunday. Students can pack lunch or can pick one up on the lunch break. Students are required to bring their own oil painting supplies.
Fri., July 28, 6-8pm, $285
Sat & Sun, July 29 & 30, 9am-4pm (one hr lunch break)

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Registration OPEN! 2017 KIDS SUMMER ART PROGRAMS!

(5 evenings) TEEN SUMMER STUDIO ARTSteen photo
With Melanie Levitt

This evening program for teens will run for five nights in a row and will expose students to a variety of art forms including drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media and mosaics. Day one will focus on still life drawing. Students can work in pencil, charcoal or pen and ink. Lessons in materials, composition, and line quality will be covered. Day two will focus on acrylic painting. Each student will work on their own unique birch tree painting. Color mixing, composition, and use of materials will be covered. Day three will focus on printmaking. Students will learn how to use the  printing press and the learn the process of creating a watercolor monotype. Day four we will focus on mixed media. Students will create a unique piece of art using recycled materials and metallic paint. The last day will focus on mosaics. Students will create their own mosaic project using broken tile, glass beads, stones, shells and other materials. All the supplies are included, but students should bring a notebook or sketchbook. No prior art experience is required and all levels are welcome. Class will be limited to 10 students to allow for individual attention. A limited amount of scholarships are available for those in need.
July 10-14, Ages 13-19 $325 includes supplies
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(5-day) ART CAMP FOR KIDS, July 17-21photo-14
With Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for 5 days! (full day and half day options available) Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Van Gogh Starry Night Paintings, Recycled Robots, Sea Life Wire Sculptures, Mosaic Bird Houses, Japanese Brushstroke Painting, Jackson Pollock Splatter Painted T-shirts, Mixed Media Metallic Art,  Zentangle Doodle Art, Funky Self Portraits, Monster Rock Pets, Outdoor Nature Drawing, Games. Art History & More! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt. At the end of the camp, the kids will put on their own art show. (full day students only)  SPACE LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION! Students will be exposed to many art mediums and projects and  will leave with more artwork in one week than they do an entire year at school! Space is limited and this camp fills up quick.
July 17-21    Ages 6-13 yrs
Full days: $375  9am-3pm,
Half Days: $235 9am-12pm
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photo-13(4-day) ART CAMP FOR KIDS, July 31-Aug 3
With Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for four full days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Monet Bridge Paintings, Foliage Monoprints, Logo Design, Paper Mache Puppets, Mixed Media Metallic Art, Birch tree watercolors, glass painted fishbowls, Jackson Pollock Splatter Painted T-shirts, Outdoor Nature Drawing, Games. Art History & More! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt.   SPACE LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION! Students will be exposed to many art mediums and projects and  will leave with more artwork in one week than they do an entire year at school! Space is limited and this camp fills up quick.
July 31-Aug 3   $295  9am-3pm , 6-13 yrs
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stowedecafternoon300Introduction to Japanese Color Woodblock Printing with Matt Brown

This exciting three day workshop offers an introduction to process of Japanese woodblock printing. The Japanese developed this tradition using water as a medium, brushes to apply colors to the blocks, and a hand-held baren instead of a press to transfer colors from the carved blocks to the papers. This workshop is organized to offer a comprehensive introduction to the wonderful range of tools, technique, and materials involved in this process. Everyone completes a multi-color print and engages with aspects of design, carving, and printing. There is an emphasis ottn sharing tricks and techniques that may be adapted to other art-making (watercolor painting, western style printmaking). All experience levels are welcome. A $75 supply fee will be payable to the instructor at the first class and will include all the tools and materials needed for this workshop.
March 30 – April 2  (3 day workshop) $355  Times will vary slightly each day.
Friday: 10am-5pm, Sat: 9am-5pm and Sunday  9am-4pm
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KIDS! Paint Big: Flowers
(after School Class) with Joelle Goff

In this three week after school class, Joelle will guide students through the process of creating a large 16×20” flower painting using acrylics. Students will  learn to sketch their flowers in proper proportion to create a dynamic composition. Instruction will be given in color mixing, blending paint and how to build up a painting in layers from light to dark. The small class size will allow students to receive one on one attention. Students from Jackson & Bartlett schools can take the bus right to the studio but need to arrange with school in advance. This class is open to all levels. Please pack a drink & a snack. We have smocks, but please wear clothes you wouldn’t mind getting paint on.
Tuesdays, March 7, 14, & 21  3:45-5:15 pm $105 (all painting supplies included) Ages 7-13 yrs.
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photo-38(NEW!) Paint Big:  Flowers Acrylic Painting Workshop with Joelle Goff

Back by popular demand!! In this weekend workshop, Joelle will guide you through the process of creating a very large scale flower painting using acrylics. Students will first sketch  their flowers in proper proportion to create a dynamic composition. Attention will be giving to choosing a color palette, blending color, and how to build up a painting in layers starting with darks to lights. The small class size will allow students to receive one on one attention. Participants can bring their own flower photo or choose one from the instructor. This class is suitable for the beginner student or to those who have painted and want to move to the next level. A supply list will be emailed upon registration. Students will be required to bring their own acrylic painting supplies. A supply list will be emailed to registered students.
Saturday & Sunday,  Feb. 11 & 12 10am-4pm   $225
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(New!) Color Mixing Workshopcolor wheel. jpg
with Melanie Levitt

Have you ever wanted to be more successful in mixing colors? In this one day workshop, Melanie will lead you through a series of exercises in color mixing and your knowledge of color will grow dramatically in one day. We will discuss color balance, intensity, warm & cool, and complementary colors to help you create more successful paintings. Melanie will share some of her secret color combinations she uses in her own work. We will discuss color relationships and how a color can look different depending on what it’s next to. This class is suitable for the total beginner student who wants to learn more or for the advanced student who wants to expand their knowledge of color mixing to improve their paintings. All supplies are included in this workshop and you will leave with “cheat sheets” to use as a reference for future classes. This adult class is also open to teens ages 16 and up.
Sunday, March 5,  10am-4pm,  $135 includes supplies
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(NEW!) Understanding the Sky for Artists with Lauren Sansaricq

The sky is the heart of a landscape painting. In this studio workshop we will dive into studying and painting the sky with oils. We will discuss how the sky is changing at different times of day, and what consistent principles can be found. We will also talk about the different varieties of clouds and how they optically interact with the sky. Also atmospheric glazing and other types of glazing will be demonstrated. A combination of imagination and reference material from master paintings will be used, no photography. Some painting experience necessary.
Saturday & Sunday,  January 21 & 22  9am-4pm   $225

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(NEW!) Beginner Landscape Painting:
The Winter Palette with Melanie Levitt
In this 3 week painting workshop, beginner students will learn how to paint  a Winter scene in either oils or acrylics. Photos will be provided as a reference or students can bring their own. The instructor will lead the class with demonstrations, from initial sketch to finished painting. Instruction will be given in composition, sketching, value, color mixing, brushwork and use of materials. Students will gain an understanding of how to depth and light in their painting. This class is suitable for the beginner student who wants to further their skills. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Oils or acrylics are suitable for the class but the instructor will be demonstrating in oils. (Jackson Art can provide you with use of art materials including  for a fee of $65 for the three nights: includes use of oil paints, brushes, palette, rags, gamasol, canvas, & drawing supplies) Class size is limited to 8 to allow for lots of individual attention.
(Also open to high school students)
Thursdays,  Jan. 12-26   $165   (3 sessions)   6-8:30pm

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(NEW!) Understanding the Sky for Artists with Lauren Sansaricq

The sky is the heart of a landscape painting. In this studio workshop we will dive into studying and painting the sky with oils. We will discuss how the sky is changing at different times of day, and what consistent principles can be found. We will also talk about the different varieties of clouds and how they optically interact with the sky. Also atmospheric glazing and other types of glazing will be demonstrated. A combination of imagination and reference material from master paintings will be used, no photography. Some painting experience necessary.
Saturday & Sunday,  January 21 & 22  9am-4pm   $225

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Mt Wash

(NEW!) Beginner Landscape Painting:
The Winter Palette with Melanie Levitt
In this 3 week painting workshop, beginner students will learn how to paint  a Winter scene in either oils or acrylics. Photos will be provided as a reference or students can bring their own. The instructor will lead the class with demonstrations, from initial sketch to finished painting. Instruction will be given in composition, sketching, value, color mixing, brushwork and use of materials. Students will gain an understanding of how to depth and light in their painting. This class is suitable for the beginner student who wants to further their skills. A supply list will be emailed to registered students. Oils or acrylics are suitable for the class but the instructor will be demonstrating in oils. (Jackson Art can provide you with use of art materials including  for a fee of $65 for the three nights: includes use of oil paints, brushes, palette, rags, gamasol, canvas, & drawing supplies) Class size is limited to 8 to allow for lots of individual attention.
(Also open to high school students)
Thursdays,  Jan. 12-26   $165   (3 sessions)   6-8:30pm

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coloudy day at the marsh 12x12 hai-Ou HouHai-ou Hou Quick Fun Workshop: quick loose, fresh, bold & expressive

Award winning , Hai-ou Hou has adopted a powerful abstract aesthetic of impressionist painting style for creating intensely colored, highly textured and provocative art. In this class, she will focus on the key elements of quick painting, and shares tricks and secrets for finishing a painting in less than two hours, making your painting more expressive and appealing, your colors bright and intense without being raw, and subtle without being muddy. This workshop will prepare you mentally and physically for painting quickly in any subject or plein air. This class will take place in the studio and is open to all levels and any mediums.Supply list will be sent to registered students.
Fri., Oct 7, 6:30-8:30pm (demo) Sat. & Sun., Oct 8 & 9,  10am-4pm  $295 

Hai-ou Hou was born in Beijing where she studied painting and ceramics at the prestigious Central Institute of Fine Art and Design. She accepted a teaching post at the Hubei Fine Art Institure where she taught painting and design. After immigrating to the US, she received her Master of Fine Arts from Towson University. Hai-ou’s work has been widely published and exhibited both nationally and internationally and hangs in many museums, corporate, and private collections. She is the recipent of numberous fine arts honors and awards. Please visit her website at www.haiouhoufineart.com/plein-air/

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(NEW!) The Fall Landscape: Beginner Plein Air Painting(learn to paint outside!)

In these one day outdoor painting workshops, students will enjoy the process of setting up an easel outdoors and painting the beautiful Fall White Mtn. landscape “en plein air.” Through demonstration and individual attention in oils, students will learn how to distill the important information from their observation and translate it onto the canvas. Melanie will address the importance of sketching, how to create depth in a painting, composition, color mixing formulas, light effects, and other tips for painting outdoors.  All this will be taught in an understandable step by step process which will lead students to improve their ability to see the landscape and create a finished painting in a short time. This class is suitable for the total beginner or the intermediate student who wants to learn how to paint outdoors. Students will complete a small painting. No need to invest in expensive equipment! We will provided all the supplies you need to paint for the day.(ie-use of plein air easel, paints, brushes, canvas, palette, turpentine, etc.   (if weather is not suitable for outdoor painting, we will paint from photographs in the studio) This class is limited to 6 students to allow for lots of individual attention. We will meet at Jackson Art Studio and then travel to location. No need to invest in expensive equipment! We will provided all the supplies you need to paint for the day.(ie-use of plein air easel, paints, brushes, canvas, palette, turpentine, etc.   (if weather is not suitable for outdoor painting, we will paint from photographs in the studio) This class is limited to 6 students to allow for lots of individual attention. We will meet at the studio and then travel to location. All students will need to bring a small sketchbook & drawing pencil along with a lunch, drink, sunhat, sturdy shoes and clothing layers to be outdoors. Locations TBD.

Sunday, Oct 16, $155  includes ALL YOUR SUPPLIES  FOR THE DAY, 9am-4pm
(OR $95 bring your own supplies for plein air painting.)
Private & semi-private sessions are also available, please inquire.

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Fall Kids Image(NEW!) After School: Drawing/Painting:
The Fall Landscape

In this four week after school class, students will work on a series of drawing and painting projects with a Fall theme. This class will help students improve their skills in a relaxing and nurturing environment. Students will work at their own level and class size will be limited to allow for individual attention. Lessons  include color mixing, shading, line, form and proportion.  Work will be done in pencil and acrylics on canvas. All supplies included.  Students should pack a snack and drink.
Tuesdays, Oct 18-Nov 8  (4 sessions) 3:45pm -5:15pm
$95 includes painting supplies  Ages 7-13 yrs.

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PAST…SUMMER KIDS 2016 ART CAMPS & CLASSES!
Inquire about 2017 Summer Art Camps..

(NEW!) Abstract Painting: Developing a Seriesimg_0544
with Rebecca Klementovich

Experiment with color, technique, and develop a series….
In this class you will deepen your understanding of the acrylic medium as you learn innovative mark-making techniques and explore color theory to create a series of abstract works. The focus of this class will be on how to start a painting, choose interesting color combinations, and achieve desired overall effect. We will view work of other contemporary artists, discuss negative and positive space and experiment with collage. Relaxation techniques will help you with your experimentation and get to the next level.
April 29 & 30,   9am-3:30pm  $225
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photo-11(5-day) JULY ART CAMP FOR KIDS
With Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for 5 days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Pet/Animal Acrylic Paintings, Zentangle Doodle Art, Clay Fish, Mosaic Creations, Miro Inspired Watercolors, Japanese Sumi-e /Origami, Squirt Gun Art, Mixed Media Metallic Art,  Outdoor Nature Drawing, Games. Art History & More! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt.   SPACE LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION! Students will be exposed to many art mediums and projects and  will leave with more artwork in one week than they do an entire year at school!
July 18-22   Ages 6-13 yrs
Full days: $365  9am-3pm
Half Days: $195 9am-12pm

(some art scholarships available based on need-please inquire)

(4-day) AUGUST ART CAMP FOR KIDSphoto-14
With Melanie Levitt & Assistant

This camp is for the kid who loves art and wants to create for four days! Students will work on numerous projects each day and be exposed to a variety of materials and techniques. Space is limited and only high quality art materials are used. Some projects include: Pop Art Paintings, Paper Mache Creatures, Clay Owls, Mosaics, O’Keefe Inspired Watercolors, Logo Design, Jackson Pollock Art, Foliage Prints,  Outdoor Nature Drawing, Games. Art History & More! Please pack snack, lunch & white t-shirt.   SPACE LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION! Students will be exposed to many art mediums and projects and  will leave with more artwork in one week than they do an entire year at school!
August 8-11    $295  9am-3pm, 6-13 yrs
(some art scholarships available based on need-please inquire)

SUMMER TEEN PAINTING STUDIOteen photo
(3 evening sessions) with Melanie Levitt

In this intensive class, students will each work on their own individual painting project in either oil or acrylics.They will choose from landscape or still life.  (students can bring a landscape photo or use one provided) Lessons will be given in sketching, creating a successful composition, color & value. Class size limited to allow for lots of individual attention. This class is open to all levels & abilities.  Students are responsible for the bulk of their own supplies. Supply list will be sent to registered students. For a $45 fee, Jackson Art can provide oil painting supplies for the class.
Wed, Thurs., & Fri, July 12-14,  (3 sessions) 6-9pm  $185
(Open to teens ages 13 -19 yrs)

Mosaic creatureKIDS Mosaic Creature Plaque (1 full day)

With Lori Stearns

Create your own mosaic  design on a wooden plaque using broken tiles, glass beads and other small bits. Create a dragonfly, butterfly, ladybug or any design you want!  Older kids will learn how to use tile cutters to piece together their design. Younger students will use pre-broken pieces. Optional: bring some of your own small bits to personalize your  plaque.

Thurs, Aug 18   10am-3 pm $85 includes supplies, Kids 8 and up