Summer 2019: Painting

Paint in the field or study a variety of approaches in the studio. Whether it’s the figure, landscape or abstraction created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, ink, gouache, encaustics or pastels, you’re bound to get that brush moving!

Painting: History and Practice with Valerie Isaacs

June 4 - June 7
Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-1:30pm

$275, 4 sessions

In this class, we consider the impact of European Modern painting on American art, particularly through Provincetown. We will have the opportunity to see original works by Marguerite Zorach, Milton Avery, Marsden Hartley, Janice Biala, …

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The Personal Landscape: A Painting Workshop with Joerg Dressler

June 19 - June 21
Wednesday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$275, 3 sessions

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary” -Pablo Picasso This workshop delves into the indispensable and innate relationships between the artist and their environment. How we see and experience a landscape is informed by …

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Painting from the Figure with Donald Beal

July 1 - July 3
Monday-Wednesday, 1:30-4:30pm

$225 includes model fee, 3 sessions

This workshop begins with quick warm-up oil sketches of the model, and progresses to a series of longer paintings as we revisit and “remake” the figure. The goal is to develop an eye that can …

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Outside In: Capturing the Landscape Outdoors and in the Studio with Megan Hinton

July 8 - July 11
Monday-Thursday, 9:30-2:30pm

$350, 4 sessions

Plein air painting is a rich and traditional practice of capturing landscape subject while communing with the outdoors. Easel painting outside in oil or acrylic paint requires the work of carrying materials, dealing with the …

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Wet on Wet Watercolor with Lisa Goren

July 19
Friday, 10-2pm

$125, 1 session

This is a class 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 …

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Portrait Painting: Heads Above with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 22 - July 26
Monday-Friday, 1:30-4:30pm

$400 includes model fee, 5 sessions

The portrait will be the departure point for a discussion of simplification and abstraction in pictorial structure for this four-day workshop. Through reducing the visible to its simplest terms we will attempt to develop accuracy …

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Painting Without a Plan with Marc Kundmann

July 29 - August 2
Monday-Friday, 10-2pm

$325, 5 sessions

What happens when you approach a blank canvas with little idea of what your final painting will be? In this workshop, we’ll create a painting from a whisper of an idea, or none at all, …

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Plein Air: Color Boot Camp with John Clayton

August 5 - August 9
Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$350, 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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Drawing to Painting: Methods of Making Paintings Derived from Drawings with Robert Henry

August 12 - August 16
Monday-Friday, 1-4pm

$400, 5 sessions

Linear drawings leave a lot to the viewer’s imagination. We fill in the blank spaces with our minds and our minds can do this brilliantly. However, it is not so easy to actually render what we imagine …

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Painting Your Landscape with Pete Hocking

August 26 - August 30
Monday-Friday, 10-3pm

$400, 5 sessions

Toward the end of her life, reflecting on the beginning of her work in New Mexico, Georgia O'Keeffe said, "I thought someone could tell me how to paint a landscape. But I never found that …

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