We have a variety of workshops available this Fall.
For more information, please contact the registrar Monica Papas, at (860) 231-8019.
MEMORY + IMAGINATION WORKSHOP William McCarthy 2 day workshop
Inspire your imagination and loosen up your flow, as Will McCarthy engages us by sharing his techniques which enable him to paint from and achieve an atmospheric style that captures the essence, the beauty and the emotion of the landscape.
The day will begin with a lecture and demonstration,then we will launch into a full day of painting and interaction. Day two will consist of starting new works as well up the previous days work. Class size is limited sign up early. Most supplies will be supplied.
WM600 Upper Schoolhouse, Saturday, November 30, 10 - 4 , Sunday, December 1, 11- 3 p.m.
Fee: Members $180 non-members $200
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Julie Bidwell 2 day workshop
Learn the basics of digital photography over the course of two Saturday afternoons. F-stops,shutterspeeds, ISO, etc. will all be covered in this hands on workshop. Learn how to use reflectors, lens choice, backgrounds, etc. Must have digital SLR camera. Please call the instructor for more information.
JB643 Upper Schoolhouse, Saturdays, November 2 and 9, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fee: Member $72.00 Non-member $97.00
SMALL TO LARGE: STUDIO OIL PAINTING FROM STUDIES, PHOTOS,AND SKETCHES.
Jonathan McPhilips One Day
This one-day workshop will demonstrate the process of formulating a finished studio painting through the use of plein air studies,sketches, and photographs. An inspirational and encouraging environment will be established in this course, fostered by friendly critique and advice. Individual attention and demonstration are emphasized. An efficient and loose approach to painting will be stressed as a key to obtaining energized results in the studio. The basic principles of design, value, and color will be addressed asthey apply to the subject matter. The instructor's demonstration will be based on a marine or seascape subject, however participants may bring photo and or smaller painting references of their own choosing. We will approach painting as a fulfilling and enjoyable experience...a learning processthat allows us to grow as artists and individuals.
JM711 Upper Schoolhouse, Sunday, Nov. 3, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Fee:Member $115.00 Non-member $140.00
COLOR AND THE IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE NEW! Joan Jardine 2 day workshop
The workshop will focus on addressing light and form. In this class will recognize light in our visual field and use thisinformation to paint a landscape. We will recognize large masses and then break them down to smaller masses using color. We will discuss aspects of painting the landscape including composition and perspective, and working on first color notesto achieve a cohesive painting. There are no formulas, weather permitting, we will paint plein air. Class will start with a demo and talk. Students may use acrylic, but oil paints are preferred.
JJ411 Upper Schoolhouse, Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and Friday November 8, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Fee: Member $106 Non-member $131.00
In an effort to cut down on mailing costs, we are only mailing catalogs by special request to members. Our catalog is available online and can be downloaded by clicking the link above.
If you are a member who would like to continue to receive a paper catalog in the mail, please contact our registrar Monica Papas at (860) 231-8019.