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  • Pastel
  • Watercolor

Portrait Long Pose with William Noonan

Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 7.05.50 AMPortrait long pose with William Noonan – This one-a-month three hour session will have one long pose appropriate for portrait painting or drawing. Students may work in any medium they choose. Instruction will be one-on-one critiques with the teacher. This class is appropriate for intermediate to advanced students.

Class is offered on one Friday every month 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Class is  $35 + 11.25 model fee ($30 + $11.25 members.) or Online $40.  Class Materials List 

 

Instructor: William Noonan     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $30 + 11.25 model fee = $41.25
Dates: May 17, 2018 ($41.25), ($41.25), ($41.25),
Session Dates: online ($40.00)

Acrylic with Nancy Reed Jones

head shot NancyBeginner through advanced acrylic painting workshop. Step by Step with Instructor Fine Art Acrylic Classes: Students will work step by step with Nancy Reed Jones to complete beautiful works of art. Students may also bring their own photos to work from independently and will receive help from instructor.  Relaxing music and refreshments. www.NancyReedJones.com
Class Time: Tuesdays 1-3pm ongoing at WRS or online: How an online class works
This class is OPEN TO ALL MEDIUMS and geared toward beginners to advanced. 
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Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: Ongoing $110 or $100 members or web prepay . 4 workshops Tuesdays 1-3pm
Session Dates: any month of Tuesdays members ($100.00)
any month of Tuesdays nonmembers ($125.)
online month of Tuesdays ($75.)
try an online class for free! (open to all!) ($0)
try a class for free! (open to new students) ($0)
Repeating Dates: Tuesday ($30.00)

Nature's Palette-make your own pigments

A workshop lead by Catskill Mountain Artist Laura Leigh Lanchantin. The use of stone pigments dates back to ancient times. Stone pigments were used by indigenous people to create cave paintings around the world. The old masters of the Italian Renaissance also used rich umbers and red ochres that were made from stone. Today’s abundance of commercially made paints has contributed to the disappearance of this technique. Making your own paint can be financially beneficial and can help create a more profound connection between artist and material. Pigment hue’s are based on what local geology provides us with, and natural toned hues such as Sienna, Umber, and Ochre are most abundant. Workshop Description In this workshop, local plein air/abstract artist Laura Leigh Lanchantin will walk through her own method of creating oil and watercolor paint from Catskill and Appalachian sedimentary rock. This process includes gathering stones, crushing, sifting, and applying pigment to painting medium. Laura will also discuss basic geology, safety procedures, areas of upstate N.Y where she collects her stones, and applying these unique pigments to your painting process. The end of the workshop will feature an open-paint session with pigments, charcoal and watercolor mediums. Laura will guide you to create your own painting based off of nature, imagination, or a reference photo. *This workshop is for adult artists and non-artists alike. No previous knowledge required. Bring your own watercolor paper!

 

 

About the Artist Laura Leigh was born in Cambridge, N.Y and now works in Hunter, N.Y. She received a BFA in Painting and Drawing from SUNY New Paltz in 2014. A nature-inspired abstract and Plein Air artist; Laura bends landscape into abstraction using her imagination in her large-scale oil paintings, all while using the actual land as paint.

Instructor: Laura Lanchantin
Price: $40 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dates: May 5, 2018 ($40.00),

Sip and Paint Benefit with Nancy Reed Jones

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Create  beautiful spring floral paintings using a simple sea sponge! Instructor will paint with you step by step to help you complete an amazing work of art that you can take home the same night. Even if you have never painted before, this experience will bring out your hidden talents! $40 per person, materials, smocks, and cookies included. Bring wine if you like. Reserve your spot now! and benefit a great cause!

Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: 40.00 per person
Session Dates: Apr. 21 Vision of Wallkill benefit ($40)
April 29th 2-4:00 PM Benefit for KOA Care Camps ($40)

“Painting with the Stars” with Shawn Dell Joyce

Paint with the Art Stars! Learn about the Old Masters and a few modern/contemporary artists as well! Great class to learn about art history and different art making techniques. Each class you will be introduced to the work of a different artist, and work from the same subject using the same materials as that artist, and make a complete painting every day! Classical art training for children, easy to follow, step-by-step instruction, painting from direct observation using real art materials, easels, and still lifes. Class happens at Wallkill River School. Materials provided (ages 8-15) Adult may join in with child (family rate)! Monday-Friday 1-3pmchildren-painting

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $125 for the week per child, $50/week for adult
Session Dates: July 9-13, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Family rate (1 adult 1 Child) ($150.00)
July 23-27, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Aug. 13-17, 1-3pm Wallkill River School ($125.00)
Adult 1 class only ($10.00)
Child 1 class only ($25.00)

Sip and Paint with Shawn Dell Joyce

Really fun painting party with artist Shawn Dell Joyce!

Shawn Dell Joyce
Shawn Dell Joyce
Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $30. per person for adults
Session Dates: May 12th Mother's Day Wine Bottle & Glasses ($30.00)
April 28th PEACEPOLE ($30.00)
June 2nd Wooden Sign ($30.00)
June 9th Acrylic Pour Painting ($30.00)
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Acrylic for Absolute Beginners With Nancy Reed Jones

img_6681-2This class is for folks who have always wanted to learn to paint but are intimidated by the more advanced classes. Students will learn the basic techniques and principles they will need to create beautiful acrylic paintings. classes will give you the foundational skills required to paint in the tactile and easy to work with medium that is acrylic.

6:30-8:30pm Weds. evenings first three Weds. of each month (no class last Weds) In house or online How an online class works

Instructor: Nancy Reed Jones     [View Instructor Video]
Price: 3 sessions $120 nonmembers, $100 members, $80 online
Session Dates: May 2, 9, 16 Wed 6:30 Nonmembers ($120.00)
May 2, 9, 16 Wed 6:30 Members ($100.00)
May 2nd Wed 6:30 ($40.00)
May 9th Wed 6:30 ($40.00)
May 16th Wed 6:30 ($40.00)
June 6, 13, 20 Wed 6:30 Nonmembers ($120.00)
June 6, 13, 20 Wed 6:30 Members ($100.00)
June 6th Wed 6:30 ($40.00)
June 13th Wed 6:30 ($40.00)
June 20th Wed 6:30 ($40.00)

All day Color and Energy Workshop with Linda Richichi

Color, how do you create high energy harmonious paintings? Join us and discover how to better use prismatic colors and learn to create colorful neutrals to help your colors sing beautifully.

On Friday morning, June 22nd, begin with basics color theory using prismatic colors for paintings that feel alive.  Experiment with mixing color according to value using a variety of exercises in the studio and move outdoors for the afternoon session to learn to see colors better in nature. Understand how color plays a role in atmospheric perspective to increase depth and energy in your paintings. Oil, acrylic and pastel welcome. 

Since 1999, the Montgomery born and globally collected Artist Linda Richichi has earned many Best of Show Awards at national and international Plein Air paint outs and exhibitions.  Through her paintings, like in her workshops you begin to “Experience the Energy” through the harmonized color vibrations in her art. Linda’s work has exhibited extensively around North America including the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City with the Pastel Society of America.

Linda is a current member of the Oil Painters of America and a signature member of the California Plein Air Painters, NY and International Plein Air Painters. Her gallery representation includes: 530 Burns Gallery in Sarasota, FL and Nikki Sedacca Gallery at Martha’s Vineyard.

June 22, 2018
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
$150 (includes samples from sponsors of Richichi workshops).
Instructor: Linda Richichi
Price: June 22, 2018 9:30 am - 4:30 pm $150 (includes samples from sponsors of Richichi workshops).
Session Dates: June 22, 9:30-4:30pm ($150.00)