Museum School Workshops: Plein Air Painting

If It Doesn't Suck with Mary Giammarino

June 12 - June 13
Friday + Saturday, 2-5pm

$140 for members, $150 for non-members, 2 sessions

Welcome to plein air basics. With minimal supplies, we will go somewhere beautiful and simple. Once there, we will squint. We will paint the spots, concentrating on value and warm and cool color. We will …

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Drawing for Painting with Valerie Isaacs

June 22 - June 26
Monday-Friday, 9:30-1:30pm

$285 for members, $300 for non-members, 5 sessions

Painting will come easier if your drawing skills are strong.  Gain control of proportional relationships and perspective. Simplify complexity for stronger shapes in composition.  Clarify your seeing of light and dark. Class will be taught …

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Sketching Provincetown with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 6 - July 10
Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$330 for members, $350 for non-members, 5 sessions

Students will record their observations in sketchbook form on daily outings to significant sites. Provincetown is rich historically and visually, providing a host of plein-air subjects ideal for improving drawing and watercolor techniques. Students will …

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Color Boot Camp with John Clayton

August 3 - August 7
Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30

$330 for members, $350 for non-members, 5 sessions

This workshop will focus on the elements of outdoor painting, as well as natural light. The emphasis will be in learning to see color and light creating accurate color relationship in the landscape, portrait (head) …

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If It Doesn't Suck with Mary Giammarino

August 24 - August 28
Monday-Friday, 2-5pm

$285 for members, $300 for non-members, 5 sessions

Welcome to plein air basics. With minimal supplies, we will go somewhere beautiful and simple. Once there, we will squint. We will paint the spots, concentrating on value and warm and cool color. We will …

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It Starts with a Feeling: Painting Between Place and Memory with Pete Hocking

August 31 - September 4
Monday-Friday, 10-3pm

$380 for members, $400 for non-members, 5 sessions

Great landscape paintings inspire memory and feeling. They reveal something of the painter’s experience, but also provide opportunities for a viewer to bring memory and emotion into the picture. Direct, spontaneous picture making (painting, drawing, …

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Color and Light in the Provincetown Tradition with Rob Longley

September 8 - September 11
Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$315 for members, $325 for non-members, 4 sessions

“...the mechanics of putting one spot of color next to another --- the fundamental thing.”  Charles Webster Hawthorne Using principles of observation and study originally taught by Charles Hawthorne and later Henry Hensche, this class will …

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Pocket Sketching with Kath Macaulay

September 29 - October 1
Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30-4pm

$330 for members, $350 for non-members. Optional: materials provided for $45 materials fee, 3 sessions

Learn enough to play for a lifetime! This is the perfect technique for travel journaling, hiking, biking, sauntering, sitting in a café or the airport.  Capture what you think you see in 25 minutes or less …

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