The sky is the most emotional aspect of any landscape painting. It sets the mood, time of day and the attitude of the painting. In this studio workshop we will explore how to capture the character of the sky, from sunny and bright to moody with precipitation, from early day to brilliant evening. Work on techniques for clear skies and creating believable clouds. Each day will start with a demonstration and there will be plenty of daily individual instruction at your easel.
Liz Haywood-Sullivan, PSA-MP, IAPS/EP, is a representational artist specializing in pastel landscapes. Dedicated to working in the pastel medium since 1996, she teaches nationally and internationally, and is a sought after judge and demonstrator for pastel societies and arts organizations around the world. She is the President of North River Arts Society (2021-) and a President Emerita of the International Association of Pastel Societies (2013-2017.) Liz authored the popular book Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel. Her pastel paintings have won numerous awards, have been featured in national, international and museum exhibitions, and are included in private and corporate collections worldwide.
Join us for an afternoon of pumpkin painting and get in the Fall Spirit! Open to all ages.
Bring your own pumpkin and get creative! The workshop will be led by our Youth Education Committee with a chance to enter the Pumpkin Contest at our Halloween Party the following Sunday! Winners will receive a small prize.
Bring your own pumpkin, all other supplies to be provided.
So many colors to choose from! Have some fun mixing paint and learning strategies to help you work faster and with more intention. Learning to control your colors with a better understanding of the color wheel can be very helpful.
Explore the elements of color: value, saturation, and hue. Students will mix a 12 part color wheel from a primary triad, and use the resulting colors in 4 harmonic schemes; complementary, triadic, split complement, and analogous.
Margaret McWethy, Impressionist painter, studied art history and biology at Swarthmore College. Since graduating she has sought teachers who base their art on training, careful observation, and understanding. Margaret, a native of Maryland, now lives and paints in Massachusetts. Since moving here, she has spent time studying the mechanics of painting. "I have never really left my science background behind. I am always interested in how things work. And, more importantly, how to convey this information most effectively to students. My classes are a series of experiments and my students willing participants." She hopes to compile her findings and methods into a book. She teaches the Impressionist still life and landscape painting on the Cape and South Shore. She has won a number of awards and is a featured artist in Lois Griffel's Painting the Impressionist Landscape, Susan Sarbeck's Capturing Radiant Color in Oils, and Lee Boynton's Painting the Impressionist Watercolor. She is a charter member of the New England Plein Air Painters. Her work hangs in private and public collections in the United States, Europe and Canada.
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