Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats


"Landscape / Seascape Painting Workshop - Pastels or Oils"
July 20-22, 2017
 

Located on Magnificent Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay – Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Join Douglas House in this grand painting adventure. Has your spirit ever been elevated to new heights by listening to great music or by being witness to a wondrous landscape and wishing you could create that beauty by painting? Well you can, just like the great masters. Instructor demonstrations will teach students how to create beautiful landscapes or seascapes using color, perspective, detail and thoughtfully developed compositions practicing and exploring various techniques with individualized advice and focused direction. You can see Doug's work at www.douglashousefineart.com
 
Location: Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Instructor: Douglas L. House
Cost: $350.00
Sponsor: Portsmouth Arts Guild
Website, email, 401-293-5278


"Working Artist Residency"
August 21-25, 2017
 

Professional working artists are welcome to join us for 5 studio days of non facilitated practice in this beautiful art gallery and center. A special show from the residency work will be held on the evening of Friday August 25th "Visual development" For working artists with an ongoing body of current work.
 
Location: Jamestown, Rhode Island
Instructor: Theresa Girard
Cost: $450
Sponsor: "Workshops for Creative People" by Theresa Girard
Website, email, 401.741.8036


"Plein Air Painting in Newport, Rhode Island"
October 16-20, 2017
 

Don’t miss this opportunity to paint on location at one of the east coast’s premier sailing ports, led by plein air painter extraordinaire Joseph Sweeney and local architect and watercolorist, John Grosvenor. Newport offers everything the landscape painter could want: breathtaking seascapes, sailing ships, cliff walks, and historic architecture. Learn to paint efficiently out-of-doors with tips on choosing a prime location, capturing the weather and light, and setting up a seascape palette. All media are welcome, including oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. The course features visits to great cliff-side estates of Newport including Castle Hill, the Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, and private estates by special arrangement. Between painting sessions, there will be ample time to explore the picturesque town of Newport.
 
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Instructor: Joseph Sweeney, www.joesweeneyart.com
Cost: For Credit: $875, Non-Credit: $695
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


 

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