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  • En Plein Air, hands on demo
    August 24, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for those that have wanted to go outside and paint “En Plein Air” but might not know what is involved and how to start. In this workshop, we will discuss the joys and challenges of painting outside, materials needed, how to set up your supplies and palette, and what and where to (more…)


  • Sculpting Animals in Oil-based Clay
    September 5, 2019 - October 10, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn to sculpt animals with the Boston Greenway Carousel designer/sculptor Jeff Briggs.  Students will experience techniques of researching and sculpting their selected mammal.  Students will be introduced to the fundamentals to gather research materials to understand the anatomy and spirit of their selected mammal. This 6 week class will be held at Mr. Briggs Studio (more…)


  • Oil Painting: Color, Composition, & Individuality
    September 12, 2019 - October 17, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Every artist looks to find his or her own style within a painting. Some artists paint very loosely and some prefer to paint tighter.  Any approach is key to finding your own voice. With a hands-on individualized teaching approach, Rosalie Sidoti will guide you through your artistic journey to create work that is singular to (more…)


  • Oil Painting: Color, Composition, & Individuality
    September 12, 2019 - October 17, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Every artist looks to find his or her own style within a painting. Some artists paint very loosely and some prefer to paint tighter.  Any approach is key to finding your own voice. With a hands-on individualized teaching approach, Rosalie Sidoti will guide you through your artistic journey to create work that is singular to (more…)


  • Session 1: Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 1 for beginners
    September 20, 2019 - October 11, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Session 2: Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 1 for beginners
    October 25, 2019 - November 15, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

DRAW! This beginner class will focus on the fundamental techniques and concepts of representational and expressive drawing. Students will explore the basic building blocks of a great drawing; line and tone, values, positive and negative space, perspective and proportion. Other fundamentals will be taught such as understanding different drawing tools, different techniques for creating value, various paper (more…)


  • Session 1: Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 2
    September 20, 2019 - October 11, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Session 2: Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 2
    October 25, 2019 - November 15, 2019
    2:30 pm

For those who have already taken the Fundamentals of Drawing I class or who have previous drawing experience, this intermediate class will continue to build on skills learned, and explore aspects of realist drawings from life and occasionally from master drawings. We will be using still life, natural forms, plaster casts, and human beings when (more…)


  • Principles of Painting in Pastel or Oil
    September 23, 2019 - December 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

A variety of principles will be explored in this workshop series.  This punch-card model allows students to purchase 6 classes, then choose from the 8 topics offered.  Each class will have a singular focus, but students are encouraged to work on individual projects during any class.  Pastel and Oil welcome.  Beginner + (with some previous (more…)


  • Principles of Painting in Pastel or Oil
    September 23, 2019 - December 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

A variety of principles will be explored in this workshop series.  This punch-card model allows students to purchase 6 classes, then choose from the 8 topics offered.  Each class will have a singular focus, but students are encouraged to work on individual projects during any class.  Pastel and Oil welcome.  Beginner + (with some previous (more…)


  • Painting Foundations in Oil
    September 24, 2019 - November 12, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you always wanted to paint in oil but don’t know where to start? If you answered yes, this class is for you! The goal of the session is to instill confidence and know-how in each new painter by covering the basics of this wonderful and incredibly versatile medium. Topics to be explored will include (more…)


  • Classic Atelier Strategies for Any Artist
    September 25, 2019 - November 13, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

This class will teach time-tested classical atelier projects, useful for any artist, even those with no previous training. This “old made new again” approach to art training is very popular today. It can help any artist add valuable skills to his toolbox and can help improve accuracy in his work, no matter what style or (more…)

 

Please check back often as additional class details are finalized and registrations open.

Mark Your Calendars for September 5!

Join us for The Day Art Met Fashion
Thursday, September 5, 3-5pm
Contemporary, Dramatic, & Whimsical Clothing
featuring the art of
Thom Adorney, Andre Cantelmo, Nick Corvinus,
Patty deGrandpre, Ryan Kelley, Candace Mitchell,
Paul Osborne & Catherine Davis,
Mary Arthur Pollak, Jan Roy, Susan Spellman,
Gay Tracy, and Susana Weber

Tickets Now On Sale! click below

Open Studio Figure Study, Drop-in – Ongoing

Classes resume July 17.
 
Fees for the drop-in sessions are: $15 members (membership must be current), $18 non-members, $10 students* or seniors, *students under the age of 18 must complete a Permission Form as well as an Emergency Contact Form. For questions, contact Peter Kimmins at peter.kimins@me.com

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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