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Expressive Painting – with Nancy Colella
September 28 - September 29$175 - $200
Thursday & Friday, September 28 & 29,
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
$175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members.
Registration Deadline: September 21.
Learn how to create more “expressive” paintings by breaking the subject down into big, simple, shapes and letting go of the details. Using shape, color, and line, with an emphasis on strong composition and correct values, we will explore fun ways to express an emotion or feeling. Through a series of quick exercises, demos, and critiques, we will discover how to create lively, expressive paintings that are in fact, highly organized and carefully planned. Students will work from simple still life set-ups and photographs, using a limited palette and large brushes. Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone! Oils are encouraged, however acrylics will work.
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).