Category Archives: mini demo

FREE Demonstration – Fun with Gelatin Printing

Linda Germain is  back with a free demo to teach us about Gelatin Printing. See Flyer below for more information. Please call or email to save a spot.   Thanks for reading and I sure hope you can make it … Continue reading

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Abstract and Water Media DEMO Presented by Gerry Willging

It is my absolute pleasure to let you all know that Gerry Willging is coming back to teach a 6 week class. Gerry is really expert in composition and design – not to mention energetic and enthusiastic. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Coloring with Sandra Turner

Many people have been asking us for a class devoted to coloring, shading and interpreting their favorite images in coloring books. Sandy Turner has taken the challenge. She will be offering a new 4week coloring class on Thursday mornings from … Continue reading

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One of the many ways to sneak up on a painting

The summer kids “Paint Along with Pat” class is going absolutely wonderfully. The kids are all eager to learn and I am thrilled to be able to spend time teaching them. I see my job as giving them tips on … Continue reading

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Incredible Demo by Rob Brun

We had a really good turn-out for Rob’s demo today. About 16 people attended including a couple of teenagers and several people new to the studio. Present, former and new students signed up on the spot for Rob’s Thursday night … Continue reading

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Process of Painting a Large, Colorful Portrait

I have been a landscape painter all my life.  I love the land and feel happy being able to move things around. In the landscape I have the ability to move a bush from one place to another, take out … Continue reading

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Learn the Ancient Art of Batik

Once again, we have the honor of having fashion designer Ashley Conchieri guiding us in the ancient art of  Batik. It will take place 2 Thursday nights in July (see flyer below). Also, check out http://www.theartistsplayground.com/blog/2014/05/25/batik-as-a-peaceful-relaxing-process/ to read more about … Continue reading

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Fun doing Paint along with Pat for our Teachers and Volunteers

We all had a good time Sunday at our studio doing a “Paint Along with Pat”. It was mighty fast, only three and a half hours.  I think it surprised everyone that they did a nice job in such a … Continue reading

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Fun & Loose Sketching Class

Sandra Turner has just finished the second week of her sketching class. Sketching is a fun way to go about finding your line. Some sketches look so good they can be framed. The first week focused on pencil sketches.       … Continue reading

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Colored pencil painting in stages on black paper

Check out the many stages of work Kathy Burke had to do to create the painting of me, below, done in colored pencils on black paper.  She did this of me for the Portraits of Newburyport Show at the Newburyport … Continue reading

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