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Ongoing Adult: Oil Painting

Weekly Sessions, Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27

This ongoing workshop focuses on the individual, helping them to develop their own personal style and technique working with the oil medium. Learn how to develop your painting by understanding drawing and composition, light and shadow, color, preparation of materials and the application of paint. Working at your own pace, you pick your subject while the instructor guides you through the painting process.

Instructor: John McAllister is a graduate of York Academy of Arts and works as a freelance artist and videographer

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Ongoing Oil Painting 4 sessions
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ADULT: Intermediate Watercolor Painting

Weekly Sunday 1-4pm
April 9, 16, 23, 30

Come join us in this ongoing watercolor journey and discover the flexibility of this wonderful medium. We will cover composition, form, shapes and definitely color!!! Students can work from photos that they have taken or utilize the still life that will be set up during each workshop. A very free approach will be explored where your creativity takes wing. JOIN THE JOURNEY!

Instructor: Instructor: Iraina Caramelli graduated from the Parsons School of Design in NYC. She also studied fine and graphic arts at Pratt Institute. She works in a number of mediums including mixed media, acrylics, watercolor, pen and ink and pastels. Iraina is listed in the Who’s Who of American Women.

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Watercolor - Intermediate
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Painting Workshop

One Evening, April 19, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm
Colors of Wyeth is the focus of this evening.

One Evening, May 24, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm
Hillside Sheep is the focus of this evening.

This workshop is open to any media, acrylic, watercolor and water based oils. The choice is yours! Colors of Wyeth is the focus of this evening.

Instructor: Jim Smeltz has been painting for 35 years and is experienced in acrylics, oils and watercolor. Jim paints in a loose, impressionistic style using drips and spatters to paint landscapes and colorful florals. He has exhibited in numerous shows including Bethlehem Music Fest, Marywood College Contemporary Gallery, Buck Hill Art Association and the State Theater in Easton . Sole shows include the Dutot Museum , Negila Gallery and the Ashley Scott Gallery . Jim is currently the Historian for the Pocono Mt. Art Group and is represented by many galleries in the Pocono Area.

 

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Making Flowerpots and Bowls with Hypertufa

2 weeks, May 10 and 17, Wednesday, 6-9pm
Learn to make beautiful flowerpots and bowls for indoor or outdoor use!

These pieces are easy to make and weatherproof!! After creating the forms and letting them air dry, they can be carved or painted or embellished with glass beads or other interesting items. This workshop will teach you about Hypertufa and what you can use to make shapes, go over the shapes you will use for this project and then you will mix your ingredients and create your shapes. Pieces will then be cleaned, scored and painted.

Instructor: Jody Singer is a native of Stroudsburg. He works in several mediums including pen & ink, clay, fiber arts, painting, photography and mixed media. His work has been shown at various local venues over the years.

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Making Flowerpots / Bowls
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Drawing Workshop

4 weeks, April 4, 11, 18, 25, Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm
4 weeks, May 9, 16, 23, 30, Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm


Never taken a drawing class before? Feel rusty or simply lack confidence? This course is for you. Beginning with a simple contour, you will use line to discover a variety of shapes and forms from a still life to the human figure. The foundational and formal aspects of sketching and drawing will be demonstrated. Explore the steps in drawing from an idea to a sketch to a completed drawing.

Instructor: John McAllister is a graduate of York Academy of Arts and works as a freelance artist and videographer.

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Painting with a Palette Knife

3 weeks, May 15, 22, 29, Monday, 6-8pm

Painting with a palette knife gives the artist a very unique, impasto style used by many Impressionistic Masters. Students will paint a subject of choice using palette knives and acrylic paint. No brushes will be utilized in this workshop.

Instructor: Linda Stockman earned her Associate Degree in Marketing Art AND Design from Middlesex County College in NJ. She also studied at the “Duarte School of Art” in Plainfield , NJ under several famed artists including illustrator Peter Cares and muralist Brian Townsend.

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Painting Palette Knife
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Building a Painting

3 weeks, April 10, 17, 24, Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

In this three week workshop the focus will be how to “build a painting”. Composition, design, color, highlight and shadow will be explained. The basics of painting will be discussed so that you will be able to create your own masterpiece.

Instructor: Linda Stockman earned her Associates Degree in Marketing Art and Design from Middlesex County College in NJ. She also studied at the “ duCret School of Art” in Plainfield , NJ under several famed artists including illustrator Peter Caras and muralist Brian Townsend.

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Building a Painting
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18 North Seventh Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

570.476.4460

info@poconoarts.org

Office Hours

Mon.-Fri., 10 am - 4 pm

Gallery Hours

Mon.-Fri., 10 am - 4 pm
Sat. & Sun., 1 pm - 4 pm


 

 

 

 


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