Farm on New Road by Joe Sweeney

Farm on New Road

Course Offerings

Paint Key West
June 26, 2017 - June 30, 2017

Instructor: Joseph Sweeney

In the summer of 2017, I have the good fortune to be awarded a residency at the Studios of Key West. The residency starts in Mid June 2017 and runs for one month. I am offering a Plein Air Painting class for mainland painters on the forth week in June.

Price: $400

Key West is a beautiful island, every view is paintable. We will be based at the Studios of Key West on Eaton Street. There are numerous Bed and Breakfasts nearby. We will paint early morning and late afternoon.

Anyone interested in painting Plein Air in Key West should contact me at:

PAFA Continuing Education Classes

PT 605EB - Five Weeks / The Pennsylvania Landscape Tradition - NEW!
April 12 2017 - May 24 2017 | 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Multi-Week Courses, Wednesday | Weekday
Joseph Sweeney
Subject: Landscape

Learn the essentials of landscape painting in the New Hope countryside, the area made famous by Daniel Garber, Edward Redfield, Fern Coppedge, and other masters of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Topics include color mixing to achieve a sense of light and air, capturing time of day, compositional fundamentals, and sound painting practices.

Location: New Hope, PA
For Credit: $625.00
Non-Credit: $495.00
Lab Fee: $0.00
Credit Course: 1.0
Register by March 31

Course Materials:
Material List

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering

For more information contact:
215-972-7632 or

PT 605CM / Plein Air Painting in Cape May, New Jersey - NEW!
May 18 2017 - May 21 2017 | 9:00 am- 5:00 PM

Master Classes, Thursday through Sunday
Joseph Sweeney
Subject: Landscape

Join plein air painter Joe Sweeney for a painting retreat in Cape May, New Jersey. Experience small town hospitality while painting the landscape/seascape of Cape May, including Cape May Point, the Cove with sweeping vistas, Cape May Lighthouse, and Sunset Beach. Paint efficiently outdoors with tips on choosing a prime location, reading the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette. Instruction includes demonstrations and lectures on painting surfaces, materials, compositional drawing and color studies. Morning and evening painting times will leave the afternoons free to relax on the beach – the perfect artist’s getaway. Instruction geared towards oil, acrylic and pastel, but experienced watercolorists are welcome.

Location: Cape May, NJ
For Credit: $0.00
Non-Credit: $595.00
Lab Fee: $0.00
Register by May 5

Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements and accommodations. For more information and recommended accommodations, visit or write

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering

For more information contact:
215-972-7632 or

Wayne Art Center

WI17.223.M | Introduction to Pastel Painting - NEW!
January 9, 2017 - April 3, 2017 | Each Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Working from still life set-ups students will explore the versatility of the forgiving medium of pastel. Learn the various techniques used for creating light, structure, texture, transparency and opacity. Discussion will include options for pastel types, and paper surfaces. Demonstrations and group discussion, as well as individual attention will be offered each class session.
Please Note: No classes on January 16th and February 20th.

Price: $325.00 (Standard charge)
Gender: Coed
Spaces: 11 Openings remaining

Registration Dates:
Standard registration open: November 1, 2016
Last day for standard registration: April 8, 2017 11:59 PM
Internet registration opens: November 1, 2016
Last day for Internet registration: April 8, 2017

Course Materials:
Materials List