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
Drawing is a life long skill. This class taught by a seasoned design illustrator, educator and artist, Scott Collard, offers each student individual coaching to tackle personally identified drawing challenges. Additionally, weekly instruction modules will include use of compositional studies, judging and creating tonal values, seeing and drawing in perspective, and simple use of color. This class is for you regardless of your skill level! Exercises will not only improve how you draw, but will also make you want to draw more. This class is open to adult and high school age students. Tuesdays, Oct 22-Nov 19, ( 5 sessions) 6-8pm $195
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 wwweloping 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