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  • Photography - Trends Today, a Panel Discussion
    January 21, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Different perspectives will be brought together on the impacts of digital photography, social media culture, needs for visual expression of ideas, technical advances in capture, editing, and printing, changes in galleries and museum spaces, ubiquity of smart phone cameras, and other interests.                             (more…)


  • Photographing Your Work
    January 23, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Every artist is now faced with creating digital images of his or her artwork for a website, social media posting, show entry, or application to a creative organization. In this workshop we will focus on practical solutions to achieving good results with commonly available materials and lighting sources. Participants will learn how to recognize a (more…)


  • Introduction to Watercolor Painting
    January 31, 2018 - March 7, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Here is an opportunity to explore the medium of watercolors! This class will cover the basics plus more. Explore the materials and tools (paint, paper, brushes), setting up your palette, and learning to do washes and glazes, wet into wet, and other techniques. Each class will cover a subject or technique and students may bring (more…)


  • Face & Figure: Portrait & Figure Drawing
    February 2, 2018 - March 9, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Looking for a way to hone your figure drawing skills? This 6-week class will feature a clothed model each week. Students may use their choice of working solely on the portrait or drawing the whole figure.  There will be a short demo at the start of class each week which will cover one aspect of (more…)


  • Elevate Your Skills in Pastel or Oil
    February 12, 2018 - March 19, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

  This session is open to intermediate+ in your choice of pastels OR oils, and will be limited to a smaller class size of 6!  Each week we work together to help bring your technical skills to next level.  I will provide short demos, handouts and plenty of individualized instruction so be prepared to work (more…)


  • Purely Pastel
    February 12, 2018 - March 19, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This 6 week session of pastel classes will focus on painting the landscape from photos.  We will concentrate on all of the basics of painting, with an emphasis on understanding the value scale and how to use it to create different moods in your paintings.  Participants will develop several different preliminary value/color studies to guide them (more…)


  • Eye Candy: Designing & Painting Still Life
    February 14, 2018 - March 21, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Long part of the history of art, still life painting has taken on a new vigor as modern painting-a-day artists arrange everyday objects into designs of eye-popping beauty. In this class students will learn not only how to paint a still life, but how to go about setting one up using fruit, flowers, objects and a spotlight. (more…)


  • Photographing Your Work
    February 20, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Every artist is now faced with creating digital images of his or her artwork for a website, social media posting, show entry, or application to a creative organization. In this workshop we will focus on practical solutions to achieving good results with commonly available materials and lighting sources. Participants will learn how to recognize a (more…)


  • Introduction to Encaustic Painting
    March 1, 2018 - March 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If you love layers and luminous rich texture, you will love working with wax. This hands-on studio course introduces participants of all levels to encaustic painting using a heated palette and encaustic wax medium. This course will provide demonstrations and opportunities to practice and apply 2D techniques, including application, fusing, etching, texturizing, graphite and Xerox (more…)


  • Your IPhone...beyond the basics
    March 15, 2018 - April 5, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The iPhone has become the most ubiquitous camera in the world, yet the majority of users don’t appreciate all the capabilities the camera provides. This class is intended for those who have taken my previous iPhone classes as well as those with a good level of understanding of the operation and use of the iPhone/Android (more…)

 

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Gallery email:  naa@newburyportart.org
Gallery phone:  (978) 465-8769
Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5p.m. & Sunday 1-5p.m.  Closed Monday

Weekly Drop-in Life Drawing Workshop

Life Drawing with Live Model

Group meets every Wednesday at the NAA, 7-9:30pm

Life Drawing Image
Fees:  $8 members, $10 non-members
Student Rates:  $5 members, $7 non-members

Group leader is Gordon Przybyla.
Contact Gordon  for more information.

Annual group show at the NAA