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October 2017

Essence & Design: Plein Air Painting – with Ken DeWaard

October 7 - October 8
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200

Saturday & Sunday, October 7 & 8, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: September 30. Essence: the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something. In essence - basically and without regard for peripheral details; fundamentally. Design: an arrangement of lines or shapes created to form a pattern. To do or plan (something) with a specific purpose or intention in mind. We will inevitably be chasing the light and seeing beyond what is there,…

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Digital Photography – with Kirk Williamson

October 21 - October 22
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200

Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: October 14. This two-day workshop starts with a discussion of digital photography and how it has changed the way photographers approach the medium and show their work. The workshop will then focus on making images around Rockport during the first day. Mr. Williamson will be working with students on subject selection, framing and composition as part of this teaching workshop.…

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Mixed Media – with Susan Guest-McPhail

October 28
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$75 - $100

Saturday, October 28, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $75 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended: Oct. 26. Open Up To New Possibilities Using Mixed Media. Build new ideas from interesting exercises and designs. Try to paint really small and really large and lay a foundation to help you change old habits. We will color paper and make intuitive designs in order to build a plan for developing a painting. Exercises for growing a new plan will be in…

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November 2017

Traditional Artist Materials – with Leo Mancini-Hresko

November 4 - November 5
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$200 - $225

Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5, 9 AM – 4 PM. $200 RAA&M Members / $225 Non-Members (includes materials fee). Registration Deadline: October 21 (two weeks in advance). Day 1 Leo starts with a long talk about why hand-made materials are relevant in our modern time. We talk through the differences between the vegetable oils that are used by the oil painter and the way they behave differently based on their distinct characteristics. There will be some discussion on…

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Custom Framing – with Sarah Milton

November 11
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$125 - $150

Saturday, November 11, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $125 RAA&M Members / $150 Non-Members (includes materials fee). Registration Deadline: October 28 (two weeks in advance). Custom framing skills are essential for exhibiting artwork, and can be useful when creating unique gifts or simply sprucing up a home or workspace. Quality framing not only looks great, it also adds value to artwork, and it is vital for the preservation and protection of artwork and cherished objects. This workshop provides a broad…

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Wet on Wet Watercolor: Paint Looser & Freer – with Lisa Goren

November 12
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$75 - $100

Sunday, November 12, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $75 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended: November 9. This workshop is designed to help create a looser approach to watercolors, enable a student to feel more capable with the paints, and end “tight” painting. The workshop focuses on working with water, learning how to mix colors, understanding paper, and understanding the strengths (and weaknesses) of the medium. Within the 5½ hours (1/2 hour for lunch), we’ll work with a…

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