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, 10-4pm + 10-3pm
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...
January 19 + 20, 9-4pm
We will explore intimate points of view on nature. Learn to how to combine close-ups with far distant vision. We explore in and out-of-focus effects, sunbeams, directed sunlight, solar atmospheric effects, translucent water in sunlight, shallow depth-of-field effects, sparkle effects and intimate chiaroscuro effects in variety of close-ups. Read more…