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ART & FRAME OF NEWTOWN - 77 Main Street • Newtown, CT

Classed starting September 21, 2023 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

The focus of this class is landscape painting with the emphasis on light and shadow. Classes are 4 weeks (4 classes) at $140 each or drop in class is $35. Tables, easels and stools supplied. Bring your own canvas, paints and brushes. Art & Frame of Newtown has on-going shows and competitions as well as custom framing services. It is a creative and inviting space to work in! I hope to see you soon.


Go to the website for more information and to sign up beginning September 7th, 2021. Class hours are from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

The focus of this class will be in understanding the relationship between values and light and the effects they have on the palette of your painting. Much emphasis will be placed on fine tuning the student's observation skills and their ability to decide what scenes/objects make for interesting painting compositions. Most classes begin with a demonstration teaching students about color, mixing, values, composition and brush strokes. Students will have the choice to work from supplied images or to use one of their own. The use of acetate overlays is a tool to illustrate various possibilities in the student's work, without having to touch the original canvas. This class is open to acrylic and oil painters.


Classes will be starting up in early October 2021. Please go to the Arts Escape website for more information and to sign up

Thursday - 2 Classes (A morning and afternoon class) There will be step-by-step paint along in the morning time slot and afternoon classes will focus on a plain or mundane photo reference and go to imaginative creative! See example:


Plein air classes will be held every 3rd Thursday at the Bellany-Farriday House in Bethlehem, CT from 2:30 - 5:30 pm through October 21, 2021. Sign up through Arts Escape or email me.


Zoom classes are available as a private step-by-step instruction to your painting skills. Send an image that needs direction. By using your image printed out and a clear acetate overlay I will show you how to make changes to composition, mood and color choices that will enhance your work. This is a one and a half hour session. See example:

Call (860) 921-7233 or email me for info about private classes.


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