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12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
978-546-6604

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September 2017

Weekly Figure Sketch Group

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Meets every Friday Afternoon
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Weekly Figure Sketch Group. Friday Afternoons, 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Short and Long Poses. All Mediums Welcome. $15 per session. No instruction is provided. The Figure Group meets year ’round. Drop-ins welcome. No pre-registration required. Students meet in the RAA&M studio. The entrance is located on Stone Barn Lane, behind the library. Susan Termyn is the monitor: stermyn@me.com. We are always looking for models for our sketch groups. Please Contact the monitor if interested.

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Plein Air Sketching with Ink & Watercolor – with Emily Passman

September 23 - September 24
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 5 tickets left

Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline Extended: Sept. 20. A good sketch just might be your next idea for a painting! Or it is just that - a good sketch! Using a good quality sketchbook or watercolor paper, the combination with pen and ink with watercolor is inspiring and satisfying. Come to capture the essence of a scene and let go of the pressure to be…

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Expressive Painting – with Nancy Colella

September 28 - September 29
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 13 tickets left

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…

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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 7 tickets left

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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Oil Painting with Ron Straka – Fall Session 1 (FULL)

October 10
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Tuesdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. October 10 – November 7. $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. Please call 978.546.6604 to inquire about available space for Ron Straka's fall class sessions or to be added to the waiting list.

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Watercolor with Caleb Stone – Fall Session 1

October 11
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$100 12 tickets left

Wednesdays, 1 – 4 PM. October 11 - November 8. $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. 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 class session in the Memo).

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Drawing Anything & Everything with Paul Ciaramitaro – Fall Session 1

October 12
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$100 13 tickets left

Thursdays, 1 – 4 PM. October 12 - November 9. $100 for 5-week session. Paul will show students how to draw anything and everything by employing three principles/tricks: 1. Identify the geometric shape(s) involved in order to manipulate the thing you are trying to draw. 2. Identify the negative and positive spaces. Paul will explain this per example as we proceed from one drawing to the next. 3. Apply perspective to the thing you are trying to draw. You can't…

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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 13 tickets left

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 14 tickets left

Saturday, October 28, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $75 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: October 21. 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 shades…

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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 14 tickets left

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 14 tickets left

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 14 tickets left

Sunday, November 12, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $75 RAA&M Members / $100 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: November 5. 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 “wet-on-wet”…

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Oil Painting with Ron Straka – Fall Session 2 (FULL)

November 14
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Tuesdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. November 14 - December 12. $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. Please call 978.546.6604 to inquire about available space for Ron Straka's fall class sessions or to be added to the waiting list.

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Watercolor with Caleb Stone – Fall Session 2

November 15
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$100 13 tickets left

Wednesdays, 1 – 4 PM. November 15 - December 20. (class will not meet on Nov. 22) $100 for 5-week session. Participants must register in advance for each 5-week session. No drop-ins allowed. 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 class session in the Memo).

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Drawing Anything & Everything with Paul Ciaramitaro – Fall Session 2

November 16
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$100 14 tickets left

Thursdays, 1 – 4 PM. November 16 - December 21. (class will not meet on Nov. 23) $100 for 5-week session. Paul will show students how to draw anything and everything by employing three principles/tricks: 1. Identify the geometric shape(s) involved in order to manipulate the thing you are trying to draw. 2. Identify the negative and positive spaces. Paul will explain this per example as we proceed from one drawing to the next. 3. Apply perspective to the thing…

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Tonalist Oil Painting – with Teri Canelle Eramo

November 18 - November 19
Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$175 - $200 12 tickets left

Saturday & Sunday, November 18 & 19, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. $175 RAA&M Members / $200 Non-Members. Registration Deadline: November 11. Painting the Mystery of the Landscape - Each day begins with a demo and overview of colors used for the foundation of a tonalist painting, and how to create the mystery of this type of painting. The workshop will focus on how to begin a tonalist painting using different approaches, and following through to a finished piece. Through…

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