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Mark Shasha
September 23 & 24, 2017

"Capturing Summer's End" All levels of ability are welcome but some prior experience with painting is recommended. Let Mark Shasha help you bring your paintings to the next level. This class will focus on the unique way natural light falls on the textures across the landscape as summer closes.


Shasha will demonstrate why the colors become so rich in September and demonstrate how to use this knowledge to make better paintings.

Shasha's classes are always broad and will include lessons on how to mix colors in nature, how to convey light convincingly and other key pointers for the outdoor artist.


Available by the day as well! $75 per day members $85 per day non-members.
This workshop is for all levels of experience.

Evelyn Dunphy
September 30, October 1 and 2, 2017
Exploration of Color! This workshop will be an exploration of color and how we may broaden our understanding of its use in bringing our concepts into reality. Each painting deserves its own palette.

We want to understand what color can do, what it does sometimes without our conscious decision about it, and how by understanding some of the interactions between colors, we can use that power to make our paintings more alive, and especially, more unique. No one else will make the same decisions or mixtures that you do. We can all learn the same notes, but the song won’t be the same when I sing it as it will when you do.www.evelyndunphy.com

Robert Simone
Plein Air Oil/Acrylic
October 5, 6 and 7, 2017
Robert Simone is a respected instructor who strives to inform, encourage and inspire. He is known for both his ability to demonstrate and to explain. He is a generous, organized and patient teacher. According to one appreciative student, “He knows what we need to know and is willing to tell us!” Robert says, “The impulse to paint is an emotional response to nature. But it requires some sort of framework through which we can express ourselves adequately.” Simone draws a correlation between music and painting, “In music, the scale provides the basic framework for expression. In painting, shapes, values, colors and edges provide the framework for expression. In that sense, painting becomes a translational process. It’s a visual language. At its most fundamental level painting is noticing and comparing. That’s what I teach, the fine art of noticing and comparing!”

Get a double dose of painting instruction in this 4 day plein air painting workshop. The fundemental principles of painting will be the corner stone of instruction - with two points of view! There will be daily demonstrations, lectures and humorous banter to keep you smiling while learning and painting.

The location will be at the beautiful and historic
North Shore Arts Association.

This workshop will follow the Cape Ann Plein Air Festivities. It will also be in conjunction with the NSAA retrospective exhibition of the late great Charles Movalli. Two great reasons to arrive early and enjoy both events.

This workshop is for all skill levels. Space is limited to ensure individual attention.

www.mitchbaird.com www.jacobsenfineart.com
"Dual Perspective" Plein Air Workshop
at the historic North Shore Arts Association
with Mitch Baird and Eric Jacobsen
October 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2017 (9am-4pm)
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