Classes and Workshops

If you have any questions about any of the below classes and workshops, please contact cshortliffe@thetrustees.org or call 978.456.3924 x291

Plein Air Pastel Workshop with Joelle Feldman

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 10AM-4PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 10AM-4PM
Member $160, Nonmember $200 for two-day series

Recognized and award-winning artist, Joelle Feldman, teaches students fundamental skills and introduces multiple approaches to painting with pastels. This two-day workshop will focus on composition, texture, color, drawing and outline, applying an under-painting and gradually building pastel layers until the painting is completed. The class starts with an introduction of materials, including exploration and experimentation with a variety of pastel painting surfaces using different grades and brands of pastel sticks. Instruction and pace may vary based on the class dynamics and participants’ needs. Open to all levels of experience.

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PAINTING MATERIALS AND METHODS WITH JILL POTTLE

Fridays, September 29 – November 3, 2017 | 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Member $200, Nonmember $250

This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting with oils or acrylics. A dynamic and accomplished artist, Jill Pottle’s instruction includes weekly exercises and one-on-one teaching geared to all levels of experience. Whether picking up a brush for the first time or the hundredth, students emerge from this six week course with greater confidence and a renewed passion for painting.

Some basic drawing experienced is preferred.

Please note that space in this class series is limited and pre-registration is required.

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PAINTING PASTELS WITH JOELLE FELDMAN

Tuesdays, September 12 – October 17, 2017 | 6–8PM
Member $200.00 Nonmember $250

Join us for a hands-on class with an individual coaching approach. Students will learn how to build a pastel painting from start to finish. We will focus on composition, texture, color, drawing an outline, applying an under-painting and gradually building pastel layers until the painting is complete. We will explore and experiment with a variety of pastel painting surfaces using different grades and brands of pastel sticks and analyze the various outcomes. You will also learn basic techniques that will help you master the pastel painting process.

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