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Intro to Painting Fast and Loose


Instructor, Souby Boski
Tuesday, November 9th
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 to experiment and embrace spontaneity. By combining fast, bold, loose strokes, students will engage in the “process” of the painting in the “present” rather than concentrating on the end result.

Fast paintings will be analyzed for their unique painterly style in order transfer the best qualities to larger canvases (24x24 or larger).

In the words of the artist, KiKi Smith, “Making art is a lot about seeing what happens.”

Bring several canvases and reference photos. A suggested materials list will be provided upon registration.

The fee for the one-day workshop is $60.

Class size is limited to 10 students.

*Students are required to bring their own supplies.
**Easels, Cleaner and Paper Towels will be provided.

Souby Boski
has been an Art teacher in the CT public schools and Adjunct Professor of Art at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Since 2004, she has been teaching painting classes and workshops at area art education venues in CT, NY, MA and FL.
She holds a BA in Art Education from Stetson University and a MALS in Art from Wesleyan University. She has studied painting with nationally recognized artists and teachers: Eric Aho, Ira Barkoff, Lois Dodd and Ruth Miller.

**Our top priority is the safety of our students, instructors & staff. Please note: classes may be cancelled if we feel it is not safe, and your tuition will be refunded.

COVID POLICY - Only fully vaccinated students will be permitted to attend classes. Physical proof of vaccination will be requested on the first day of class.(One time Only) Don’t forget to bring your vaccination card.

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