Farm on New Road
Paint Key West
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.
PAFA Continuing Education Classes
PT 605EB - Five Weeks / The Pennsylvania Landscape Tradition - NEW!
Multi-Week Courses, Wednesday | Weekday
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.
PT 605CM / Plein Air Painting in Cape May, New Jersey - NEW!
Master Classes, Thursday through Sunday
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.
Wayne Art CenterWI17.223.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)