Farm on New Road by Joe Sweeney

Farm on New Road

Course Offerings

PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN CAPE MAY WITH JOE SWEENEY
Open to All Levels

Join Joe Sweeney for a plein air painting retreat in beautiful Cape May! Experience small town hospitality while painting Cape May Point, the Cove with sweeping vistas, Cape May Lighthouse, and Sunset Beach. Includes tips on choosing a prime location, reading the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette. 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.
Thursday – Sunday, June 7 - 10

PLEIN AIR PAINTING AT THE RIVERTON YACHT CLUB
Joseph Sweeney
Paint on location at the historic Riverton Yacht Club, New Jersey, on the banks of the Delaware River. Instruction will include tips on choosing a prime location, reading the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette. All media welcome. Parking and restrooms available.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 6, 7 & 8
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


PLEIN AIR PAINTING ON THE DELAWARE
ONE-WEEK INTENSIVE

Joseph Sweeney
Independence Seaport Museum Paint the spectacular views of the Delaware River from the Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing. Museum access offers the opportunity to tour the collection, see boat builders in action, and access the facilities. Includes a session on the river in the museum’s excursion boat, à la Claude Monet! Parking and use of the facilities will be available.
One-Week Intensive, Monday – Friday, July 9 – 13
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


BUCKS COUNTY LANDSCAPE
ONE-WEEK INTENSIVE

Joseph Sweeney
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. Locations will include Daniel Garber’s historic farmstead, Cuttalossa Farm!
Monday – Friday, July 23 – 27
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


PAFA Continuing Education Classes

DR 603ED - 12 Weeks - Pastel Drawing and Painting
January 23, 2018 - April 17, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Multi-Week Courses, Tuesday | Weekday
Instructor:
Joseph Sweeney
Subject: Combination, Still Life, Portrait, Cityscape

Learn everything you need to know about soft pastels while working from the still life, figure models, and cityscape views. Instruction will cover technique, use of light and its effect on color, types of pastels, paper selection to create various effects, fixing and transporting finished drawings, and important safety issues.

Location: Room 610, 6th Floor/Samuel, M.V. Hamilton Building
For Credit: $625.00
Non-Credit: $495.00
Lab Fee: $0.00
Register by: January 12, 2018

Course Materials:
Material List

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering

For more information contact:
215-972-7632 or continuinged@pafa.edu



PT 606ED - 5 Weeks - Plein Air Painting on the Delaware
April 11, 2018 - May 16, 2018 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Paint the spectacular views of the Delaware River from the Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing. Museum access offers the opportunity to tour the collection, see boat builders in action, and access the facilities. Includes a session on the river in the museum’s excursion boat, à la Claude Monet! Parking/transportation available.



Location: Independence Seaport Museum, Penn's Landing
For Credit: $525.00
Non-Credit: $395.00
Lab Fee: $0.00
Credit Course: 0
Register by: April 6, 2018

Course Materials:
Material List

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering

For more information contact:
215-972-7632 or continuinged@pafa.edu



PT 605IE - Plein Air Painting in Ireland with Joe Sweeney
May 21, 2018 - May 25, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Master Classes, Monday through Friday | Weekday
Instructor:
Joseph Sweeney
Subject: Landscape

Join Joseph Sweeney on a plein air painting getaway in scenic Donegal, Ireland, homeland of Joe’s ancestors, the Mac Sweeney’s! Located along the breathtaking, unspoiled northwest coast of Ireland, Donegal’s high sea cliffs in offer sweeping vistas ideal for plein air painting! Enjoy specially arranged accommodations at Castle Murray House on McSwyne’s Bay, near the idyllic fishing port of Killybegs, as well as excursions to historic Donegal Castle, the spectacular Slieve League Cliffs, and St. John’s Point Lighthouse. Draw or paint the stunning mountain and coastal views in your choice of media, with expert advice on color mixing, capturing light and atmosphere, and creating a composition. Instruction will focus on oil, acrylic, and pastel, but experienced watercolorists are welcome.

Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements. For more information and recommended accommodations, email joesweeney5@gmail.com.

Space is limited to 10 students.

Location: Donegal, Ireland
For Credit: $1,425.00
Non-Credit: $750.00
Lab Fee: $0.00
Member* Tuition: $675 non-credit / $1,282.50 credit
*PAFA Members at the Friend level and above receive a 10% tuition discount on CE courses, workshops and Master Classes! Call 215-972-7632 to become a Friend Member and register at the discounted rate.
Credit Course: 1.0
Register by: April 27, 2018

This is a Master Class. View all Master Classes.

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering

For more information contact:
215-972-7632 or continuinged@pafa.edu



Wayne Art Center

WI18.289.M | Pastels Or Oil Painting
January 8, 2018 - April 2, 2018 | Each Monday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Working from still life set-ups, students will have the option to work with standard dry pastel or oil. Demonstrations and group discussion, as well as individual attention will be offered each class session.

Please note: This is a 10 week class. No class 1/15, 2/19 or 3/26.

Price: $315.00 (Standard charge)
Gender: Coed
Spaces: 11 Openings remaining

Registration Dates:
Standard registration open: November 5, 2017
Last day for standard registration: May 1, 2018
Internet registration opens: November 5, 2017
Last day for Internet registration: May 1, 2018

Course Materials:
Materials List



WI18.243.M | Oil & Pastel Studio Painting
January 8, 2018 - April 9, 2018 | Each Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Working from still life set-ups, students will explore the versatility of the forgiving mediums of pastels as well as oils. Learn the various techniques used for creating light, structure, texture, transparency and opacity. Demonstrations and group discussion, as well as individual attention, will be offered each class session.

Please note: This is a 10 week class. No class 1/15, 2/19 or 3/26.

Price: $315.00 (Standard charge)
Gender: Coed
Spaces: 11 Openings remaining

Registration Dates:
Standard registration open: November 5, 2017
Last day for standard registration: May 1, 2018
Internet registration opens: November 5, 2017
Last day for Internet registration: May 1, 2018

Course Materials:
Materials List