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  • Introduction to Encaustic Painting
    April 19, 2018 - May 3, 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…)


  • Plein Air Painting All Prima
    May 9, 2018 - June 13, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Painting a landscape alla prima, all in one go, is challenging and exciting. Emphasis will be on simplifying the landscape by establishing placement and proportion of three to five shapes and on mixing accurate colors of the correct value.  Demonstrations being one of the quickest ways to learn, Sue will paint along with the class (more…)


  • Workshop: Introduction to Encaustic Painting
    May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:00 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…)


  • The Starting Point to an Oil Painting with Robert Richardson
    June 2, 2018 - June 3, 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This 2-day workshop will give students a good working knowledge of the art of “making a painting”, and the essential “tools of the trade” necessary to achieve that objective.  Students will end the workshop with a small 9” x 12” still life oil painting and the knowledge of how to go from the starting sketch (more…)


  • Portfolio Review Workshop
    July 17, 2018 - August 14, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

       Get Started Early – This series of 4 seminars has been designed with the high school art student in mind.  It is targeted for those considering plans to apply to art colleges and university programs and thinking about planning their portfolio.  It is recommended for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.   All classes (more…)


  • Block Printing Basics with Julia Bethmann
    August 11, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Julia Bethmann to learn about this traditional form of printmaking – block printing. In this class, we will use linoleum cutting tools to carve small drawings or patterns into ‘Speedy-Carve’; a pink rubber material commonly used in block printing. This is the perfect, transportable and easy to use material to create your own block. With your (more…)


  • Experimental Pastel with Collage- The Landscape with Jill Pottle
    August 18, 2018 - August 19, 2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Doing the landscape in collage is a great way to learn how to simplify shapes and ideas. The summer time will give up beautiful subject matter to work from. This is a studio class but we can use our most recent pictures of the local landscape as concepts. Students will explore the direct color medium (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