The West Hartford Art League holds year round art instruction for adults and youths in the form of weekly daytime and evening classes Monday - Saturday in the fall, winter and spring, and a daytime camp for youths during the summer. Special weekend and one time workshops are held throughout the year taught by a varied group of instructors. The West Hartford Art League activel seeks to attract qualified persons to join its faculty and staff, and encourages diversity in its student body. The workshops offer all the benefits of our classes in more condensed timeframe. They're a perfect introduction to a new subject, and a great way to refresh an old skill.
Memory and Imagination
October 27 + 28, 9:00-4:00pm
Inspire your imagination and loosen up your flow, as Will McCarthy engages us by sharing his techniques which enable him to paint from his imagination and achieve an atmospheric style that captures in essence, the beauty and the emotion of the landscape. Read more here...
Mastering The Concept Of Alla Prima Painting
November 3 + 4, 9:00-4:00pm
In this two-day workshop, let us take the mystery out of this painterly approach. Economy of stroke is within every painters grasp if they are willing to approach the painting process with a 'Less Is More' mind set. Read more here...
Fall Gourd Burning
October 14, 10:30-4:00pm
Working with a hard-shelled California gourd, the students will plan, design, wood-burn, paint and learn the art of gold-foiling. This is an introductory project in which the student will learn the basic skills to go on to more advanced gourd art. Read more here…