PORTSMOUTH ARTS GUILD
SEPTEMBER 2020 CLASS SCHEDULE
INTRODUCTION TO PEN AND INK
WITH CHRISTINE BELANGER
PLEIN AIR - Local Locations TBD
September 4, 11, 18 and 25
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
$115 nonmembers/$105 members
Learn the basic techniques of drawing in pen and ink and take your drawing skills to another level with a new medium. Four weekly classes of plein air instruction.For those with watercolor experience, pen and wash advice will be available the last 2 classes. Class is limited to 8 students.
Materials list will be emailed upon registration. Social distancing and masks required.
Christine Belanger is a local artist based in Tiverton Rhode Island working in watercolor, charcoal, graphite and pen & ink. Her works include still life, landscapes and seascapes representing the New England area as well as subjects chosen from her travels. She is a member of and instructor with the Westport Art Group, a member of the Portsmouth Arts Guild and an Artist Member of the Rhode Island Watercolor Society.
INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ART
WITH LISA BATCH
ZOOM 4 Tuesdays
September 8, 15, 22 and 29
10 AM to 12:30 PM
$150 nonmembers/$140 members
Feel empowered! Release your natural artistic ability! Ditch the photos and rules of realism and enjoy creating emotional art. Instructor will show samples, explain simple techniques and give 1:1 assist online. Hand-outs will be provided. ZOOM link will be sent upon registration.
Lisa Batch has displayed her art in numerous galleries and shows throughout New England and SW Florida. She has taught art classes at The Brooks Resort in Estero, FL. and she was the featured artist and demonstrator at the COCO Gallery, also in Estero. Besides painting, her creative background includes time as a Broadway singer, an ASCAP composer, and a national award winning author. These days Lisa is content to paint nonstop and she looks forward to sharing this fascinating art form with you.
PAINTING THE EVENING LIGHT
WITH BARBARA HEALY
Oil or Acrylic
PLEIN AIR One Evening
4 PM to 7 PM
$45 nonmembers/$40 members
Join this workshop to capture the evening light, painting in plein air. Using oil or Acrylics, the artist will learn the necessity of editing details to seize the quickly changing light, colors and shadows that define the landscape. Barbara will contact students with the location and suggested materials. Social distancing guidelines will be observed and masks required when not social distancing.
Barbara Healy’s paintings try to be more than just a snapshot, giving a feel of the breeze on a summer sail or a memory of an evening walk. She is a Juried Artist Member of the Cape Cod Art Center and Board member of the Westport Art Group. Awards include Cuttyhunk Plein Air 2017 Purchase Prize and Spring Bull Gallery Beach and Boating Show 2015 Best in Show Prize.
PAINTING PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE
WITH BILL LANE
PLEIN AIR- Tiverton/Little Compton
September 23 and 24
9 AM to 4 PM
$240 nonmembers/$200 members
Enjoy 2 days of watercolor painting in the Tiverton/Little Compton area. Paint the rural landscapes and historic buildings that this area is known for. Bill will start with a demo and then set you loose to paint the scene that speaks to you, while providing individual attention throughout the day.
Here are some of the things that you will learn in this workshop:
• Determining a scene that speaks to you, what’s the feeling?
• Planning your painting, looking for the right composition
• Creating the mood
Bill is a Signature Artist Member of the New England Watercolor Society and the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. He is also an Artist Member of the Copley Society of Art and an Exhibiting Artist Member of the Providence Art Club.
PAINT LIKE THE PROS
WITH MARGIE SAMUELS
ZOOM 3 sessions for children 7-100
$35 per session/$100 for the series
PAINT LIKE MATISSE
September 24, October 1 and October 8
3 PM to 4:30 PM
Explore color, shape and movement, while learning about the wonders of the art of Henri Matisse. Then, create your own “Matisse-like” cut out project! Art supplies needed include colored paper, scissors, glue stick, colored markers, pencil and eraser.
PAINT LIKE CHAGALL
Thursday, October 1, 2020.
3:00PM to 4:30PM EDT
Step into the magical world of Marc Chagall and learn about his unique painting
style. Then, create your own “Chagall-like” window filled with all the things that
you care most about. Art supplies needed: any child’s watercolor set, paint brush,
water, paper towels, watercolor paper, pencil and eraser.
PAINT LIKE PICASSO
Thursday, October 8, 2020
3:00PM to 4:30pm EDT
Welcome to the world of Pablo Picasso, where one can see all sides of something
all at once! We will explore Picasso’s style and development, and then paint our own “Picasso-like” self- portraits. Art supplies needed: crayons, large sheet of paper, pencil and eraser.
About the classes….
These classes are meant for children and parents/grandparents to take together.
Margie Samuels is an experienced watercolorist and art instructor. Graduating with honors from Brandeis University, she majored in fine arts, then went on to study painting at both the Arts Student League in New York and the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts. Samuels shows and sells her own paintings through various arts organizations as well as local and out-of-state galleries. She is a Signature Member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society, the Garden State Watercolor Society and the Essex Watercolor Club. She has won numerous awards for her paintings. Samuels has an impressionistic style with a strong sense of composition; her paintings invite the viewer in through exciting brushwork and color combinations.
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Return to: PAG Workshops, P.O. Box 463 Portsmouth RI 02871.