“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
Fall 2019 Plein Air Workshop: Palette Knife Technique with award winning artist, Cynthia Rosen
This two day Fall plein air workshop will take place in the beauty of the White Mountains of NHand will be led by award winning artist, Cynthia Rosen.The richness of the landscape will match that of our color and image exploration.Each day will begin with a painting demo focusing on intent,composition, use of color and technique. Cynthia will demonstrate her unique palette knife technique using a limited color palette. The class will be kept small to allow for individual attention. We will meet at Jackson Art and then travel to painting locations in Jackson, NH. Participants are responsible for bringing their own painting supplies. Oils or acrylics are suitable for this workshop but the instructor will be demonstrating in oils.
Sat. & Sun, Sept 21 & 22, 9am-4pm $295
Flowers and Windows w/ Amy Brnger
Combining windows, landscapes, and flowers is exciting in this one day workshop! Learn about value contrast, composition, and decision making
about what to emphasize or edit, all while painting beautiful fall flowers,
using broad and breezy brush strokes. After a morning demo and color
mixing discussion, participants will paint for the rest of the day.Participants can expect to complete a painting, or perhaps even two. Acrylics or oils can
be used but instructor will be using oils. A supply list will be available t to registered students.
Sat., Oct 5, 9am-4pm, $165 per/person
Alla Prima Painting with David Lussier
Learn to control the myriad of colors your eyes see when face to face with the autumn landscape in this three day workshop. The White Mountains offer up some of the most breathtaking landscapes in New England. David will begin each day with a demonstration and discussion of his working methods. In an orderly step by step process, he will show you how to simplify shapes, color and value to achieve a successful painting. He will share his knowledge of how the bright autumn colors of red, yellow and orange recede into the distance. This is important in being able to give your painting the sense that it is infused with light and atmosphere.
Fri, Sat, & Sun, Oct 18-20, 9am-4pm, $400
Introduction to Abstract Painting:Brushwork & Color w/ Rebecca Klementovich
Learn how to create a successful abstract painting in acrylics by exploring your emotional inner landscape! In this one day class, students will experiment with innovative mark-making techniques, larger brushes, and explore color theory. Focus of class will be on composition, choosing successful color combinations, and achieving a desired overall effect. We will also view work by other contemporary artists & explore color field paintings and collage techniques.
Saturday, Nov 9, 10am-5pm, $145
Let’s Sketch! with Scott Collard
The instructor will also be providing handouts and miscellaneous tools and supplies as needed for instructional modules. An additional $15 fee will be collected by the instructor at the start of the class.
Characters & Comics for KIDS! With Mabel Albert (after School Class)
This after school class will focus on character design and comic book illustration. Throughout the 4 week session, students will learn drawing techniques to enhance their very own character set for a comic book that they will create. Through drawing and writing exercises, each class will focus on developing the set of characters for the comic and building up the story. With
in-class demonstrations by the instructor, students will explore character traits, personalities, expressions and gestures, as well as various layouts for comic books. By the end of the session, each student will take home their own comic book that they created, complete with pictures and text. Please pack a drink & snack. Bartlett & Jackson students can take the bus to the studio but will need to arrange with the school and let the studio know in advance.
Mondays, Oct 21-Nov 18 ( 4 sessions-no class on Nov 11) $105 includes supplies, 3:45pm-5pm Ages 7-13 yrs
Located in the White Mountains of Jackson, New Hampshire!
Our instructors are all professional artists and we each
We teach you technique, color mixing and
` Because of all this, we received the new 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence!
Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist!