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September 2021

Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

Emily will show students how to create a simple watercolor painting using basic watercolor techniques. Pastel will be applied over the painting to create a highly textured finished drawing. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with her to complete their work of art. Students will also learn about texture and mark-making in addition to the session focus. Supply List: ● White foam board cut to 11 x 14””…

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Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Free painting sessions every Friday morning! Bring your art & supplies and paint from 9 a.m.-Noon. You’ll meet new friends in the community and get great advice on your next masterpiece.

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October 2021

ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Ages 6-9 at Arts on Main

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Ages 6-9 Saturday, October 2 2:00 pm – 4:00pm These classes will focus on the Elements of Art. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of materials to express their creativity. The Colors of Nature This month students learn will learn about the work of Native American artist Norval Morrisseau, whose style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. We will talk about the importance of animals to native American people,…

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Watercolor Workshop by Kathleen Noffsinger at Arts on Main

October 5 - October 6
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$220.00

“Painting the “WOW” of Nature in Glorious Watercolor” In this two day workshop, you will learn how to sketch and paint everything from trees and roots to birds and flowers in this painting class of the natural world. Then watch as the instructor shows you how to mix luminous “no mud” color for glorious contrasted backgrounds for your “nature” studies! In this workshop we are going for the “wow” factor to give each simple subject an awesome punch of luminosity.…

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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

Students will apply gesso and tinted pastel ground on foam board to create a textural painterly base. Once the base is dry, students will use rubbing alcohol and pastel to create a base color. The drawing will be done on top of this textured surface to create a finished drawing with a loose painterly texture. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with instructor to complete the example. Students…

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ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Grades 5-8 at Arts on Main

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

ARTLab with Tenley Raithel Grades 5-8 Thursday, October 7 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm These sessions will focus on a variety of methods used by Great Artist’s.   Sonia Delaunay’s Circles: Vibrant Abstracts That Leap from the Walls Looking at the vibrant abstracts created by the fascinating artist and designer Sonia Delaunay, students will be introduced to/review the techniques of overlapping to create depth, the difference between 2 and 3-dimensional perspective, and the specifics of color theory. The design principles…

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Open Studio Special Event with Kay Van Dyke at Arts on Main

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Join Kay Van Dyke for an Open Studio Special on the 2nd Friday of each month, 9 to noon. This is for artists! Each time, the group will be doing something special just for artists. Perhaps a live model, perhaps instruction, maybe marketing info. Sign up at Arts on Main or just show up – free, but some events will have model fees – check the newsletter or the website to find out what’s happening each month. Bring your paints…

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ARTLab Breakout with Tenley Raithel Ages 10-13 at Arts on Main

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

ARTLab Breakout with Tenley Raithel Ages 10-13 Saturday, October 9 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm These classes will focus on the Principles of Design. Fun with Color “Art is playing, dancing, spontaneity.” Wolf Kahn Students will consider the blend of abstract and realism in the artwork of abstract expressionists and those considered color field artists. Color field paintings have the goal of expressing the artist’s state of mind or inner emotions by creating tension within the painting with overlapping and…

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3-day Non-Objective Abstract Painting Workshop with Rose Nygaard

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$150.00

October 11,12 & 13 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Join us for a 3 day non-objective abstract painting workshop designed to explore your creativity. Rose Nygaard will discuss fundamentals of design, as well as color theory to help with composition development. Students will use a limited color palette to paint with. Rose will encourage students to let go of fear and work intuitively. Learn how to have fun and play, through painting! Rose will also introduce using collage while painting/mixed…

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Watercolor Workshop by Kathleen Noffsinger at Arts on Main

October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$220.00

“Painting the Chesapeake – Shimmering Beach Scenes in Watercolor!” Join the fun with Kathleen as she shares her secrets to painting glorious light and shimmering color in this two day workshop. Artists will work indoors from their own non-copyrighted photos of beaches, people, birds, boats and of course our beautiful Chesapeake Bay. All levels are welcome to attend. Demonstrations will include painting colorful boat reflections in watercolor! Please bring your lunch and beverage or plan to purchase off site. (A…

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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$25.00

Students will apply gesso and tinted pastel ground on foam board to create a textural painterly base. Once the base is dry, students will use rubbing alcohol and pastel to create a base color. The drawing will be done on top of this textured surface to create a finished drawing with a loose painterly texture. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with instructor to complete the example. Students…

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Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

Free painting sessions every Friday morning! Bring your art & supplies and paint from 9 a.m.-Noon. You’ll meet new friends in the community and get great advice on your next masterpiece.

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