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October 2021

Watercolor Workshop by Kathleen Noffsinger at Arts on Main

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2021 @ 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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Custom Wooden Buoy: Adult Paint Night with Kelly Richards at Arts on Main

October 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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$40.00

October 19 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Join us for a paint night with Kelly Richards at Arts on Main. Students will be creating a customized wooden buoy using acrylic paint. Kelly is letting students pick which design they want to paint and will provide all materials needed for the class. Bring your adult beverage of choice and join us for a fun night of painting. Cost is $40 per student.

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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers at Arts on Main

October 21, 2021 @ 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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Plein Air Oil Painting Demonstration with Thomas Bradshaw at Arts on Main

October 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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Free

October 21 5:00-6:15 Join us for a demonstration by Artist in Residence, Thomas Bradshaw. Winner of the 2021 GAF Artists’ Choice Award, Thomas will share oil painting techniques. Bradshaw’s loose painterly style allows him to imply detail without overstating it. His brushwork and use of a palette knife creates a textural impression which draws the viewer in for a closer look. With a limited palette, Bradshaw brings to life the way in which a shimmering light will illuminate the scene…

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Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

October 22, 2021 @ 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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Bringing in the Magic: Oil and Cold Wax from Start to Finish with Mary Montague Sikes at Arts on Main

October 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - November 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$200.00

3 day workshop: October 27, 28, &29 1:00pm - 4:00pm Working in oil and cold wax is one way to develop texture and form, using your own unique personality to create artwork. Learn the basics of cold wax painting and experiment with a variety of materials with this fun method. Develop design skills and create starts that will become paintings that “speak to you”. During this workshop, Monti will demonstrate basic methods and leave you with lots of time to…

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Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

October 29, 2021 @ 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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2-Day Plein Air Workshop Using Oils with Thomas Bradshaw at Arts on Main

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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$235.00

“LESS IS MORE” October 30 & 31 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Winner of the 2021 GAF Artists’ Choice Award, Thomas Bradshaw will share his techniques for limiting color in order to force the painter to pay attention to color temperature. He’ll show students how color temperature will move the eye through their painting to tell a better story. Starting each day at Arts On Main, the class will set up their easels outside for Plein Air painting in oil.…

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2-Day Plein Air Workshop Using Oils with Thomas Bradshaw at Arts on Main

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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$235.00

“LESS IS MORE” October 30 & 31 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Winner of the 2021 GAF Artists’ Choice Award, Thomas Bradshaw will share his techniques for limiting color in order to force the painter to pay attention to color temperature. He’ll show students how color temperature will move the eye through their painting to tell a better story. Starting each day at Arts On Main, the class will set up their easels outside for Plein Air painting in oil.…

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November 2021

Open Studio Painting Session at Arts on Main

November 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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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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Literary Lights: Readings and Book Signing by High Tide Publications Authors at Arts on Main

November 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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Free

November 5 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm FREE The Literary Lights from High Tide Publications will feature readings and book signings by eight area authors at Arts on Main on Friday, November 5. The readings will take place from 4:00pm to 5:30 pm. The following authors will participate: CINDY L. FREEMAN, author and editor, is retired from a long career in music education and music ministry. She will read from her novel, The Dark Room. DAVID CARIENS is a retired…

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Children’s Art Class with Tenley Raithel: “Bursting Open Paper Relief Sculpture” Ages 7-11 at Arts on Main

November 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
72, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
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$25.00

Students will experiment with folding paper, creating symmetry, and completing a project that creates a dramatic relief sculpture by combining the folded units. Students will practice 3-D paper folding techniques and observe how repetition and pattern can add to the drama of the final project. Join us for this fun art session! All materials will be provided by the instructor. Cost for the class is $25 per student. *Registration closes on Thursday, November 4 at 5:00pm. https://gloucesterarts.org/event/childrens-art-class-with-tenley-raithel-bursting-open-paper-relief-sculpture/

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