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The Art of Seeing – with Ron Straka

April 21

$85 - $100

Saturday, April 21,
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
$85 RAA&M Members /
$100 Non-Members.
Registration Deadline: April 14.

This one-day workshop for painters will focus on improving your way of looking, to actual SEEING, leading to a better artistic rendition of your subject matter. The class will be introduced to seeing techniques once taught by the renowned MIT photographer Minor White. Memory exercises will be practiced on shapes, tonal values and colors of selected motifs. Attendees will be creating a painting in class using these exercises. Also covered will be: lost and found edges, oneness of the total image and, of major importance, conveyance of the artist’s emotional intention. Lastly, each attendee’s resultant painting will be viewed and discussed by the group. Please bring all the materials needed for creating a painting in your chosen medium. Easels and paint stands will be available on a limited basis.

All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials will be provided in advance.

Registration Deadlines: Participants must register by the listed deadline – one week prior to the workshop.

Cancellation policy: Up to 7 days prior – any payment minus $50. Tuition will not be refunded after this 7 day period. This policy is strictly enforced.

To register, you may pay: online (see below); by phone 978.546.6604 with a credit card; or by mail with a check made payable to Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street, Rockport, MA (please put the name of the workshop in the Memo).


April 21
$85 - $100
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Rockport Art Association & Museum
12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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