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Sip & Paint, NH

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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!

 chocorua Because of all this, we received a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence!

See our testimonials on Trip Advisor, “Jackson Art Studio & Gallery”

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)
• 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

May/June SIP & PAINT SCHEDULE:

 

Paint 2 Cherry Blossom Glasses

Paint 2 Cherry Blossom Glasses
Thursday, June 1, 6pm
(includes wine & cheese/crackers)
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Mosaic Craft Day-
choose from a flowerpot, picture frame or garden ball
Saturday, June 10,  1pm
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Spring WalkSpring Walk
Saturday, June 17,  6pm
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Deer(NEW!) Mini Deer Painting, 5″x7″
Part of our Wildlife Series
Tuesday, June 20, 6pm
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Gerber Daisy

Gerber Daisy
Saturday, June 24,  6pm
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Sunflower GlassesPaint 2 Sunflower Glasses
Special night! Includes cheese/crackers &wine
Monday, June 26, 6pm
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Beneath the TideBeneath the Tide
Friday, June 30
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 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!

(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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(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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(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

 

(5-day) ART CAMP FOR KIDS I, 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. A limited amount of scholarships are available for those in need.
July 17-21    Ages 6-13 yrs
Full days: $375  9am-3pm,
Half Days: $235 9am-12pm

photo-13(4-day) ART CAMP FOR KIDS II, 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. A limited amount of scholarships are available for those in need.
July 31-Aug 3   $295  9am-3pm, 6-13 yrs

fairy houses(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   $245  9am-3pm, 7-13 yrs

PAST CLASSES…….

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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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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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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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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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(NEW!) Beginner Landscape Painting: The Fall Pallette

In this 3-week painting workshop, beginner students will learn how to paint a  9″x12″ Fall landscape scene in either oils or acrylics inside the studio. Photos will be provided as a reference or students can bring their own. The instructor will lead the class with lessons and 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 create depth and light in the 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 $85 for the three weeks: includes use of oil paints, brushes, palette, rags, gamasol, canvas, & drawing supplies) Please give at least one week notice if you would like supplies included. Also open to teens 16 and up.

Thursdays, Oct 20-Nov 10  $165    (3 sessions)   6-8:30pm
(no class on Oct 27)

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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.

Want Private Instruction in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, or Mosaics?
Book a private lesson with us! Call for details (603) 387-3463

(NEW!) Kids PAINT Parties!!

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Ages 7 and up…

$35 per/child with a minimum of 6 kids!
(Each additional child ONLY $25)

Choose your painting …All kids leave with a finished 16×20″ painting! Advance booking required. Call (603) 387-3463 for details

Want Private Instruction in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, or Mosaics?
Book a private with us! Call for details (603) 387-3463