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Field Photography Workshop

Instructor, John Munno
Wednesday, Septebmer 22nd
6:30 pm - 8 pm

City Lights, Seymour, CT For those not-so nature-lovers, lets change things up a bit and learn to shoot a night time cityscape.  Yes, cities can provide so many interesting photographic subjects especially at night.  Neon lights, street lights and city streets can make for very interesting subject matter.  Students will explore the dusk to night […]

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Pen & Ink Workshop – Rooster

Instructor, May Phillips
Monday, October 4th
10 am - 12 noon

Line drawings with ink and watercolor can create a bold and exciting painting. This class is an introduction to pen and ink with some watercolor to add a pop to your black and white painting.  Students will learn how to use Micron pens, Higgins Inks and watercolor to create a bold and interesting painting.  The […]

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Watercolor Basics Beginner/Intermediate Student

Instructor, Agnes Wnuk
Mondays October 4, 11, 18, 25
5 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn the basics of watercolor: learn techniques like washes and glazes, charging and dry brush. Create four images while learning about high and low key and color temperature. Come have fun scraping, plattering, sponging and masking. Materials provided. The four-week class is $145 and all supplies are included. Class size is limited to 10 students. […]

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Travel Sketching for the Beginner

Instructor, Agnes Wnuk
Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26
5 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn techniques for sketching on the go, ten to twenty minute sketches to document your trip with family and friends. We will use light materials and learn techniques to get an image on paper quickly. Students will end the class with an accordion style sketchbook to have as an example for when they go traveling […]

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Acrylic Painting Class – Mundane to Exciting

Instructor, Anda Styler
Thursday, October 7,14,21,28
2 pm - 5 pm

In-Person This class is for students who want to learn how to push their paintings past representational and make them exciting. Students may bring in a plain, uninteresting photo with some kind of good composition to use. Anda will also have photo references available for students to work from as well. Your photo should show […]

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Acrylic Painting Class – Step by Step

Instructor, Anda Styler
Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28
10 am - 1 pm

In-Person The four-week class is for all levels of painters, especially the beginner student. The instructor will provide the reference photo image for students to work from. Students will work on a value study of the image which will be a layout to the painting of values of darks which create the lights…. students will […]

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Experiencing the Oil Cold Wax Medium

Instructor, Diane Brown
Monday, October 11th
10 am - 2 pm

Cold wax is soft wax made from mixing beeswax, mineral spirits and resin and it has been used for thousands of years. Cold wax is ideal for the creation of layers. It needs no heat as encaustic does, and when mixed with oil paint it becomes a soft, frothy substance similar to the frosting on […]

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Intro to Painting Fast and Loose

Instructor, Souby Boski
Tuesday, October 12th
1 pm - 4 pm

Acrylics and Oils This workshop is for students who want to loosen up and work with less restraint. Using personal photographs, as reference students will work on several fast paintings. Guided towards discovering and trusting their own mark making statement and developing a critical eye. This is not a “how-to” class. You will be encouraged […]

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Drawing Basics – One Day Workshop

Instructor, Patty Meglio
Monday, October 18th
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

In-Person This is a one-day introduction to Basic Drawing. Learn how to draw starting with basic shapes using pencils and charcoal. Students will learn how to grid a photo and transfer a design to another surface. From life, learn shading and size proportions using still life setups. The class will also cover the basics of […]

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Beginning Colored Pencil Class

Instructor, Sandie Daignault
Tuesdays, October 19, 26
10:30 am - 12:30 am

In-Person This isThis is a 2 day, 2-hour, colored pencil workshop with award winning artist, Sandie Daignault and is designed for Beginners only. Students will work in a small group setting of no more than 6 students and will start with value exercises and basic layering techniques that will serve as a foundation for more […]

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Introduction to The Reluctant Artist

Instructor, Priscilla Watson
Tuesday, October 19th
2 pm - 4 pm

No Talent Needed! We all appreciate art for many reasons on many levels. Are you someone that would like to attempt an art class but are reluctant? The Reluctant Artist is the workshop for you! The objective of the one-day workshop is to give students the courage and curiosity to start their artistic journey feeling […]

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Intro to Painting with Oils – One Day Workshop

Instructor, Patty Meglio
Monday, Ocotber 25th
1 pm - 3 pm

In-Person This one-day course will cover the types of oil paint, surfaces, and brushes. The instructor will also explain what to look for in a composition using samples. Students will learn how to transfer a design from a photo to canvas, and how to prepare the canvas or board. The instructor will demonstrate painting techniques, […]

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Watercolor Painting on Rice Paper

Instructor, May Phillips
Monday, October 25
10 am - 12 pm

The 1-day workshop will include demonstration and instruction where students will learn to transfer their line drawings onto rice paper using a waterproof pen.  Students will take their line drawing and paint the design with their watercolor paints on the rice paper using very little water and paint, making sure the paint does not spread. […]

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