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ARTSPLACE Winter Art Classes & Workshops

Art classes and workshops for ages kindergarten students thru adults. Taught by professional fine artists in a lovely, town-owned space. Adequate parking. All supplies included (with exception of David Dunlop Workshop on Jan. 6 & 7).   Visit website to download entire schedule and see times for classes in oil painting, watercolor, colored pencil, acrylic and more.  Foundation drawing courses taught for children as well as theater classes.

Artsplace is closed on Fridays.

Oil Painting Basics with Zufar Bikbov

This class is designed for the student that has  very little to no experience painting with oils.  Master painter, Zufar Bikbov will teach students how to use this medium, how to mix colors, layering of colors, brush strokes, color palettes and more.  This is an introduction to the art of painting with oils.  Students should bring their lunch. Drinks and snacks are provided. Most supplies are included in this all day workshop. Class size is limited to 8.

Pints, Paints & Pencils (Men Only Art Class)

Join the longest running studio art class at Arts Escape.  This workshop is designed for all levels and interests in fine art.  Exercises in design, perspective, movement, and shading are all explored. Participants are encouraged to work independently and in the medium of their choice with assistance and guidance  from the instructor. Newcomers are always welcome.
Feel free to bring your beverage of choice to get those creative juices flowing!

Instructor, Priscilla Watson

Painting with Acrylics Weekly Workshop

This is a great course for anyone who would like to learn the basics and build their painting confidence through fun foundational exercises in color mixing, creating form, and value studies. You’ll also learn how to apply paint through layering, glazing and brush techniques. We will build on these principles and techniques and put them into practice by completing a painting of a still life. This course is suitable for beginners and for those who would like to brush up on their painting skills. For those students that would like continue with the basic class or for those that would like to work in a group setting with feedback from the instructor, this workshop will accommodate all levels.

Beginners will learn the following:

  • create an paint your own color wheel and how a color wheel works
  • how to mix tints and shades of a color to build your “color vocabulary”
  • why a gray scale matters and how to create form through values
  • how to set up a simple still life to practice from life
  • plus so many more tips and information to build a strong foundation in painting.

Instructor, Linda Marino

Watercolor Workshop

This class is for students of all levels working at their own pace with the help and guidance of the instructor. Students will learn watercolor skills and techniques to create finished watercolor paintings creating dynamic compositions.

Techniques that will be covered are:

*painting with wet on wet technique
*using masking fluid
*creating soft and hard edges and
*painting negative space


Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros