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Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

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

February 2020

Linear Perspective for the Artist

February 7 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 4:00 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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2-Day Workshop Instructor:  Jim Smola Develop a working knowledge of drawing accurate views of objects to develop a natural sense of linear perspective that you can apply to your artwork. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org; e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.    

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Color Mixing in Oils Crash Course

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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One-Day Workshop Instructor: Steve Linberg Learn the scientific principles of color mixing in oil paint to gain confidence in mixing colors with accuracy. Bring your own paints, a mixing surface (palette, disposable palettes, a sheet of window glass, or whatever they normally work on), palette knives for mixing, and clean-up materials. Latex gloves are recommended but not required. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org; e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.

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Memory to Memoir: Writing and Preserving Your Life Story

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - March 25 @ 7:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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6 week class Instructor: Susan Omilian Whatever your creative gift or passion, why not tell your story? A book about your life can support your work, embellish your cause, explain your path and celebrate you. Susan Omilian, a writing coach and published author, will teach you how to write and publish your own story. Learn where to start, how to get organized, receive tips on photos to include and encouragement to keep going until you're finished. No previous writing experience required.

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Alla Prima Still Life in Oils

February 20 @ 9:30 am - February 22 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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3-Day Workshop Instructor: Todd Casey Learn the fundamentals of how to create a still life painting from direct observation. Topics include materials, composition, depth, drawing, light, color theory, form, edges and how to work a narrative into your work. Individual help and critiques provided. Students of all levels are welcome. For details, go to www.wethersfieldarts.org; e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857  

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March 2020

Portrait Sketch in Oils

March 30 @ 9:30 am - April 1 @ 4:30 pm
Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, 431 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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3-day workshop Instructor:  Kathryn Engberg Artists will work from a different model each day to create a fully rendered, life-like portrait sketch in oils. Includes demos, lectures, discussions and individual critiques. All skill levels welcome. For details go to www.wethersfieldarts.org; e-mail info@wethersfieldarts.org or call 860-436-9857.  

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