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April 2017
$175 - $200

Dynamic Painting: A Two-Day Indoor Painting Intensive with Martha Wakefield

April 22 - April 23
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Saturday & Sunday, April 22 & 23, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended until April 21 at Noon. For students and advanced painters alike, the focus of this workshop is to explore and experiment with the fundamentals of painting. As Paul Klee said, "Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see." Artists will hone their skills through exercises exploring color, values, shape and composition. The goal will be…

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$175 - $200

Plein Air Palette Knife Oil Painting with Marianne Thompson

April 29 - April 30
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: April 22. The purity of color mixing, the tactile quality and being able to capture nature's surfaces in using a knife as your implement for creating will be a major focus in this workshop. Marianne's years of experience painting plein air and a love of nature while spending summer months painting on Lake of The Woods, Canada has provided insight…

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May 2017
$175 - $200

Outdoor Landscape Painting with T.M. Nicholas

May 12 - May 13
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Friday & Saturday, May 12 & 13, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: May 5. Learn to dissect the landscape – retaining the important elements, while eliminating things that don’t contribute to the overall plan for your painting. Composition, values and color will be discussed. This is an oil painting workshop, but students are welcome to paint in a different medium if they choose. All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials will…

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$75 - $100

Beginning Acrylics with Susan Guest-McPhail

May 20
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Saturday, May 20, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $75 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended: May 18. Fearless starts in this versatile medium! Experience this easy to use paint which can mimic oil with the ability to clean up with water. Whether you are interested in realism or abstraction this class will work for you. We will use basic paint colors, paper and mediums to create successful paintings. All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials will be…

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June 2017
$175 - $200

Painting Light & Shadow Outdoors with Mark Shasha

June 3 - June 4
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Saturday & Sunday, June 3 & 4, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended: June 1. In this workshop Shasha will offer guidance on the fundamentals of how to portray natural direct light, shadow and reflected light to help make stronger, more lively paintings. Students may paint in any medium they choose. All levels welcome. A list of suggested materials will be provided in advance. Registration Deadlines: Participants must register by the listed…

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$175 - $200

Still Life Painting with Tom Nicholas, N.A.

June 10 - June 11
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: June 3. This workshop will show how to design, set-up and light a still life. Tom will demonstrate primary concerns and refinements, as well as lesser concerns like "how to make a still life more provocative, less factual and more personal.” Students may paint in any medium they choose. Tom Nicholas, NA, AWS was a scholarship student in the 1950’s…

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