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Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
860-436-9857 www.wethersfieldarts.org

August 2019

Figure Drawing Workshop

August 26 @ 9:30 am - August 28 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Instructor: Tyler Berry Students will strengthen their drawing skills and anatomical knowledge through drawing the figure from life. Begin with a series of short poses leading to one long pose for the three day workshop. The instructor will do drawing demonstrations and provide individual critiques. Comparative measurement, structural anatomy, materials, light and form will be discussed.  For artists at all skill levels. Model fee included. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org, e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.  

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September 2019

Portrait Painting with Expressive Color

September 11 @ 9:30 am - September 14 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Instructor: Richard Scott 4-Day Workshop: September 11th -14th; 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Learn to use color to express emotion, personality, and your unique sense of beauty. Topics include accurate drawing, proportion, composition, balancing accurate observation of light, form and anatomy. and of course, COLOR! Come to class with an artist in mind!  For beginner to advanced students. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org; e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.

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Perceptual Color and Color Temperature in Landscape Painting

September 26 @ 9:30 am - September 28 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Instructor: Richard Coyne 3-Day Plein Air Workshop Gain understanding of perceptual color, color temperature and how it determines pictorial volume on the picture plane. If you paint as a photorealist, impressionist or abstract painter, understanding color temperature is the key to creating volume in your painting. This workshop will stretch you, take you out of your comfort zone but understanding and applying what you learn over time will deepen and enrich your painting experience. One on one instruction throughout the day with the instructor.

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October 2019

The 17th C. Dutch Breakfast Still Life Workshop 

October 2 @ 9:30 am - October 5 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Instructor: Justin Wood; 4-day Workshop This workshop is inspired by the Dutch Breakfast Still Life (Ontbijtjes) type of painting developed in the 17th century. The Breakfast Still Life is characterized by the display of everything from common everyday foods and items to rare delicacies and luxury goods such as roemers (wine glasses), silver/gold goblets, and Chinese porcelain bowls. Common themes in this genre included straight forward tributes to nature and finely crafted wares to moral and religious warnings against excess. Class includes setting up composition, drawing and transferring, completing the grisailles and completing each part with color. Individual attention provided during each session.

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