Farm on New Road by Joe Sweeney

Farm on New Road

Course Offerings

PAFA Continuing Education Classes

PT 605CM | Plein Air Painting In Cape May
September 5 2019 - September 8 2019

Sun, Thu, Fri, and Sat for 1 weekend
Instructor:
Joseph Sweeney

Join Joe Sweeney for a plein air painting retreat in beautiful Cape May, New Jersey! Experience small-town hospitality while painting Cape May Point, the Cove with sweeping vistas, Cape May Lighthouse, and Sunset Beach. Class 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.

Times variable. For more information and recommended accommodations, email joesweeney5@gmail.com

Please note: This class meets off-campus in Cape May, NJ.

* Use Promo Code NOFEE2019 to waive the $1.99 processing fee through September 13.

Location: Cape May, NJ 08204
Cost: $595.00

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PT 608EO | Painting with Open Acrylics
October 3 2019 - December 12 2019 | 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

Thursday for 10 weeks
Instructor:
Joseph Sweeney

New slow-drying technology gives acrylic paint the workability and extended drying time of oil, but without the odor and need for solvents. Learn everything you need to know about this versatile painting medium while working directly from still life and figure/portrait model arrangements. Topics will include creating a strong composition, making color studies, capturing the effects of light, how to use painting mediums, and painting technique. Ideal for all levels, especially beginning painters. Basic drawing experience required.

* Use Promo Code NOFEE2019 to waive the $1.99 processing fee through September 13.

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | Room: 610
Cost: $410.00

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PT 748EB | The Pennsylvania Landscape Tradition: New Hope
October 2 2019 - November 6 2019 | 10:00 am- 3:00 pm

Wednesday for 6 weeks
Instructor:
Joseph Sweeney

Learn the essentials of landscape painting in the New Hope/Lambertville 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!

* Use Promo Code NOFEE2019 to waive the $1.99 processing fee through September 13.

Location: New Hope, PA 18938
Cost: $395.00

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Wayne Art Center

FA19.289.M | Aqueous Media Pastel & Oil Painting
September 16 2019 - December 9 2019 | Each Monday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
No Class on September 30

Instructor: Joseph Sweeney

Working from still life set-ups, learn the various techniques of aqueous media used for creating light, structure, texture, transparency and opacity. While the focus of the class is water-based acrylics, students are welcome to work in pastels or oil if they prefer. Instructor demonstrations and group discussion, as well as individual attention, provided during each class session.

Location: Wayne Art Center
Facility: Studio UP 1
Price: $375.00
Gender: Coed
Spaces: 11 openings remaining
Registration Dates: Standard registration opens: July 15, 2019
Last day for standard registration: November 1, 2019
Internet registration opens: July 15, 2019
Last day for Internet registration: November 1, 2019
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Register 9:30am - 12:30pm
Register 1:00pm - 4:00pm