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December 2022

Artist Demo: Collagraph Printing with Brooke Lambert

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
concord art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free – $10

Brooke Lambert is a printmaker and painter whose work is largely influenced by the emotions and memories of the ocean and other natural environments. In her art she shares these moments of happiness and hope: the floating shadows you see submerged underneath a wave, the red tinge behind your eyelids while lifting your face to the sun, the pattern of a honeycomb or a fishing net, and all the beautiful shapes, forms, and color in nature. In our current climate,…

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Art Night: Zen Enso Circles with Carolyn Letvin

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
concord art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$45

Enjoy wine and snacks while making an interesting and easy piece of art. Take home something amazing. New project every session; creative fun for everyone!

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The White Line Woodcut and Beyond

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
concord art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The white line woodcut, also known as the Provincetown Print, is a uniquely American form of printmaking, invented by artists working in Provincetown in the early 1900s. In this method, beautiful multicolor prints are printed by hand using a single block, eliminating the need for a press or complicated registration methods. This fun workshop offers the opportunity to learn traditional techniques of design, carving, and printing, as well as the chance to expand upon the tradition with creative inking and…

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January 2023

Online: Drawing Life at Home

January 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All level drawing workshop, beginners welcome! In this online weekend art retreat, we’ll sink into drawing our life at home—the objects and the scenes. We’ll use stick charcoal, colored pencils, crayons, and watercolor to explore drawing in different ways that are both intimate and bold. Our goal will be to simplify and find our own hand in the work we make. This is a chance to draw in an intensive way with the positive energy of a group in which…

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In Person: Printmaking Sampler

January 9, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome The aim of this fun class is to introduce students to a variety of printmaking methods that can be used as a vehicle to express and communicate ideas in different ways. Each class will introduce a different technique: drypoint, collagraph, linocut, woodcut, and monotype, and students will have an opportunity to combine methods and explore creative ink applications to achieve unique variations. Kate will show examples, both historical and contemporary, to stir imaginations. Students will become comfortable…

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Online: Beginning Painting

January 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Beginner level painting class Learn the basics of painting in acrylics and/or oil. This weekly online class is designed for beginners, those returning after a hyatus, and those who want to explore a new medium with their creativity. Students will learn the basics of handling paints and brushes and will explore a variety of techniques and subject matter. We will cover the fundamentals of composition, tone, and blending colors. The goal of this course is to give students the basic…

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In Person: Portrait Drawing From Life in Charcoal (Late Winter Session)

January 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels The portrait is an engaging subject to explore through new drawing mediums and styles. In this class, students will work with a combination of vine sticks, compressed charcoal and charcoal pencils. Through demonstrations and individual instruction, Cyrus will guide you step-by-step through the process, working from the general large shapes to the specific smaller shapes and details to create stunning portraits. In This class, students will work with a live model to understand proportion, anatomy and facial features.…

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In Person: Approaches to the Figure (Late Winter Session)

January 10, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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ALL LEVELS PAINTING AND DRAWING CLASS WITH A LIVE MODEL Our subjects will be a live model and inspiring works of art. Using both drawing and painting media we’ll practice different approaches which focus your attention on simplifying the figure in space. Relying on observation, we’ll explore ways to establish correct proportions and create strong compositions. Emphasis is on the difference between everyday seeing and seeing for the world of two dimensional relationships, relative angles and dimensions, shapes, values, and…

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Online: Alchemy of Color I

January 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Color Theory Class Class will meet online via ZOOM preferable on your computer (best screen). iPad and smart phone can also be used, but you will need to download the Zoom app. Martha will send an invitation in advance to join the ZOOM class. “I am always trying to get to the danger point in color…” -Wolf Kahn In these classes we will study the language of color and each pigment’s personality to build a personal palette. Enhance…

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In Person: Drawing Explorations!

January 11, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All level drawing class, beginners welcome! In this class, we’ll explore drawing in several different ways to grow our skills and go where we haven’t been before. We’ll use stick charcoal, crayons, colored pencils, watercolor paint, and even scissors to draw from observation. We’ll do some abstract drawing too and look at the work of other artists for inspiration. No matter our experience, we can use our “beginner’s mind’ to go to our edge and free ourselves up. The class…

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Artist Demo: Palette-Knife Painting with Ruth Scotch

January 12, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us on Thursday, January 12th for an Artist Demo with Ruth Scotch and learn the advantages of painting using a palette knife! Ruth will show projects completed by past students of hers, which will help you understand why using the palette-knife improves one’s painting and helps you take your work to the next level–whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter. Ruth will also share the work that she creates using the palette-knife with photos, showing each stage…

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Opening Reception – Members Juried 1: Painting + Sculpture 2023

January 12, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 5:30pm for the opening reception of Members Juried 1: Painting + Sculpture 2023, juried by Leonie Bradbury. The exhibition will be on view January 12 – February 12.

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In Person: Encaustics Workshop

January 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Encaustic paint is perhaps the most beautiful and durable paint that an artist can use. Made from beeswax and resin that can be polished to an enamel-like finish, it offers a number of possibilities for exquisite surface qualities. This is the legendary paint of the Fayum mummy portraits of the first and second centuries, yet its incredible versatility has made it a desirable painting medium in the 21st century. This comprehensive workshop, which will cover safety, equipment…

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Online: Drawing from Nature in Winter

January 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Winter is the perfect season to celebrate the muted hues and forms in nature. Join us in this workshop to refine your drawing skills, focused on an interesting rock, winter twig, or seedpod from your collection (or a photo of Helen’s). Drawing in detail, we’ll explore ways of using graphite alone and/or with watercolor to render neutral tones and textures. Instruction will include live demos, helpful tips, and feedback. All levels welcome; some drawing experience helpful.   1/14…

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In Person: Jump Start Your Creative Process

January 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Creative Inspiration Workshop This 1-day workshop invites artists to jump start their creative practice and return to making art. Through a series of exercises artists will engage with materials and processes generating new concepts through the important practice of play. Open to artists willing to experiment, take chances and awaken their artistic spirit!

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IN PERSON: Get Ready to Exhibit!

January 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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ALL LEVELS: HOW TO EXHIBIT YOUR ART WORK Ron Rosenstock, internationally known photographer, is conducting a one-day workshop on how to prepare your artwork for an exhibition. Learn how to cut mats and frame your artwork to museum standards. Everyone will have a hands-on experience with a 32-inch, classic Logan mat cutter. All materials needed will be supplied. Topics to be covered include: choosing a theme for your exhibit, effective editing, pricing your work, and finding a venue in which…

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In Person: Gyokatu Fish Printing

January 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Fun, hands-on one-day workshop! In this one-day workshop, Carolyn Letvin will teach the process of making and enhancing prints made from fish. Originating from Japan in the mid-1800s, Gyotaku prints are a form of nature printing, believed to have been used by fishermen to record their catches, subsequently becoming a popular art form of its own. Using both acrylic paint and water-based ink, students will create beautiful prints, then learn how to enhance the image to make them come alive…

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In Person: Knives Out! Painting with the Palette Knife

January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Want to take your painting to the next level? Try painting with the palette knife instead of a brush. You will get clean color, beautiful texture, deeper space with very little blending, if any. Through a series of fun exercises, students not only learn how to paint with the palette knife, but also acquire the skill of seeing color better and being able to mix it to match what they are seeing. Clean up is a snap…

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In Person: Color + Spontaneity + Layering = Watercolor

January 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Watercolor Class Transparency and flow are unique to watercolor. It is a balancing act between spontaneity and control. Delve deeper into the qualities and techniques that make a watercolor, a watercolor. New lessons on color and layering will allow you to see and use watercolor in fresh and new ways. Stretch your perception of how you see, think about and interpret color. Students will work on any subject(s) of their choosing and will re-imagine it through a study…

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Artist Demo: The Power of Limits with Carole Rabe

January 25, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Carole Rabe is an oil painter and collage artist who works with her immediate surroundings. Rabe will give a talk that will offer more questions than answers as she discusses her creative journey. The title of her talk, The Power of Limits, is from a book by Gyorgy Doczi. This idea—power through limits—has provided a strong foundation for her exploration of her immediate surroundings. There will also be a short demonstration of how one might use “limits” as a positive…

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February 2023

In Person: Loosey, Juicy Watercolors

February 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Watercolor Painting Workshop Award-winning artist Paul George’s workshops are loaded with great information and are motivational for both the beginner and the experienced painter. Paul will teach how to approach any subject to design and execute a good painting. His focus is on shape, value, color and composition and how to use them for maximum impact. He will guide you with talks, demonstrations, critiques, and personal one-on-one support. Workshop runs 2/2/23 - 2/4/23

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An Artist’s Journey: Adventure Into the Unknown – Conversation with Māris Valdis Platais

February 2, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us Thursday, February 2nd at 6pm for a conversation with Māris Valdis Platais about his memoir, An Artist’s Journey: Adventure Into the Unknown. This event is free and open to the public.

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Online: Sketch to Paint in the Alla Prima Style

February 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Drawing and Painting Class It’s time to give your painting a push! Using a photo only as a reference and starting point…Emily will encourage you to take some chances, and breakthrough fears about your painting process. Through a series of guided exercises, Emily will assist you to find fresh ways of seeing, using your tools, choosing color and creating composition. Push to a larger format and follow new techniques to bring more expression and immediacy to your work.…

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Online: Real Basics and Hands-On Color Theory

February 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Beginning Level Painting and Color Theory Class Are you relatively new to painting? Or have you always struggled with the basic understanding of Color Theory? This class is for you! Through color mixing exercises and hands on painting, I will take you on a journey of why color works the way it does. Gain an understanding on how to: increase the richness of your pallet, build layers of color to create depth or how’s and why’s to put colors in…

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In Person: Reading the Lines of the Land

February 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome This workshop is about moving from landscape into abstraction. The idea of landscape to abstraction covers a very broad range. It is very difficult to move one’s thinking towards the abstract, but through using the lines of land, deciphering shapes, and simplifying, we will change our language from the literal to the non- objective using nature as our teacher. Class runs 2/24/23 - 2/26/23

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March 2023

Online: Working on a Series – Maximizing Your Muse

March 1, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Drawing and Painting Class for All Levels Many artists wish they could just latch onto an inspiring subject matter and run with it, making dozens of paintings and drawings with reckless abandon. This is nice work if you can get it. Instead, what often happens is we get stuck with the “One Hit Wonder” and once we create that we are thrown out into the vast abyss searching for a new spark to build our momentum again. Sometimes the next…

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In Person: Cut. Paste. Construct. The Figure.

March 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Multi-Media Workshop March 4th & March 5th This weekend workshop will explore the figure through collage and sculpture. Working from a clothed model, artists will experiment with the potential of humble materials like paper and cardboard, and will gain an understanding of shape and form. Visual presentations of the work of modern and contemporary artists will supplement the exercises. Please note: An additional model fee of $30 will be paid to the model directly at the workshop.

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IN PERSON: Portrait Drawing From Life in Charcoal (Early Spring Session)

March 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels The portrait is an engaging subject to explore through new drawing mediums and styles. In this class, students will work with a combination of vine sticks, compressed charcoal and charcoal pencils. Through demonstrations and individual instruction, Cyrus will guide you step-by-step through the process, working from the general large shapes to the specific smaller shapes and details to create stunning portraits. In this class, students will work with a live model to understand proportion, anatomy and facial features.…

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In Person: Approaches to the Figure (Early Spring Session)

March 7, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Our subjects will be a live model and inspiring works of art. Using both drawing and painting media we’ll practice different approaches which focus your attention on simplifying the figure in space. Relying on observation, we’ll explore ways to establish correct proportions and create strong compositions. Emphasis is on the difference between everyday seeing and seeing for the world of two dimensional relationships, relative angles and dimensions, shapes, values, and colors. Every level of experience is welcome.…

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In Person: Watercolor Painting from Photographs

March 7, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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For beginning and intermediate artists. This in-depth 6-week Tuesday evening class is perfect for beginning and intermediate painters who want to expand their knowledge and experience with the watercolor medium. Topics covered include materials, composition, washes, values, color mixing and more. Also discussed will be various painting strategies, tips, tools, and advanced textural techniques. While students will be encouraged to paint from their own reference photos, optional “group projects” will be offered as an alternative, with on-going teacher demonstrations. Throughout…

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Artist Demo: Art Photography from Concept to Finished Work with Sarah Bossert

March 8, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Please note there will be live birds, kept safely in their cage, during this event. Join photographer Sarah Bossert as she takes a few of her works–which will be on display in Concord Art’s Members Gallery from February 23, 2023 through March 23, 2023–and explains the process of their creation from the initial inspiration, through the construction of sets and props, to the finished image. She will show how she often uses items found around the house or in the…

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In Person: Go with the Flow – Watercolor and Watercolor Monotype

March 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All level monotype printmaking workshop March 10-12 Do you love the translucence and flowing marks of watercolor, the surprises and freshness of seeing your painting on plexiglass transform through the alchemy of working with a press? Explore these aspects of this medium – and more – as you print with watercolor on plexiglass for an exciting combination of luminosity and complex color layering.

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In Person: Surrealism – Expressing the Subconscious

March 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Surrealist Workshop March 17 - March 19 Join artist Cal Rice in this three day intensive workshop focusing on surrealist drawing and painting. Starting with the technique of “automatic drawing” we will explore the ways in which artists can tap into the subconscious to create unconventional and imaginative imagery. The drawings created on day one of the workshop will then serve as reference for our paintings on the following days. These next two days will concentrate on how…

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In Person: Knives Out! Painting with the Palette Knife

March 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Want to take your painting to the next level? Try painting with the palette knife instead of a brush. You will get clean color, beautiful texture, deeper space with very little blending, if any. Through a series of fun exercises, students not only learn how to paint with the palette knife, but also acquire the skill of seeing color better and being able to mix it to match what they are seeing. Clean up is a snap…

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Artist Demo: Fiber Art with Kara Patrowicz

March 22, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us for a demonstration of Kara’s felting process. Wool felting is one of the oldest methods of creating textiles and can be used in the making of a wide range of objects, from vessels to scarves, childrens crafts to original artworks. Kara will share how she begins with inspiration from daily life as a mother, then gathers photos and generates drawings. Next she will demonstrate how she translates these references into painterly, wool felted art through wet felting and…

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In Person: Explorations in Collage

March 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Collage Workshop March 25th & March 26th Collage is an exciting process where you select a variety of papers and colors to create exciting compositions, real or imagined. Find new ways of seeing while feeling free to be experimental and explore the boundaries of your imagination. In this workshop you will use new and found materials and learn different ways to create custom papers. The act of collage is being open to discovery and a great way to…

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Online: Sketch to Paint in the Alla Prima Style

March 27, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Drawing and Painting Class It’s time to give your painting a push! Using a photo only as a reference and starting point…Emily will encourage you to take some chances, and breakthrough fears about your painting process. Through a series of guided exercises, Emily will assist you to find fresh ways of seeing, using your tools, choosing color and creating composition. Push to a larger format and follow new techniques to bring more expression and immediacy to your work.…

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April 2023

In Person: Cut. Paste. Construct. The Figure.

April 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Multi-media Workshop APRIL 1st & APRIL 2nd This weekend workshop will explore the figure through collage and sculpture. Working from a clothed model, artists will experiment with the potential of humble materials like paper and cardboard, and will gain an understanding of shape and form. Visual presentations of the work of modern and contemporary artists will supplement the exercises. Please note: An additional model fee of $30 will be paid to the model directly at the workshop.

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Online: Botanical Notebook: Buds + Blooms in Watercolor

April 1, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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When April springs, you won’t want to miss this workshop devoted to early buds and blooms! Working from live plants and photos, Helen’s live demos and feedback will guide you in the delights of making detailed botanical studies in watercolor. (What’s your fancy—magnolia, pasque flower, apple blossom…?) We will practice sketching flower parts for accuracy, painting in layers using wet-in-wet and dry-brush techniques. All levels welcome. APRIL 1 & 2

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Online: Beginning Painting

April 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Acrylic and Oil Painting Class for Beginners Learn the basics of painting in Acrylics and/or Oil. This weekly online class is designed for beginners, those returning after a hiatus, and those who want to explore a new medium with their creativity. Students will learn the basics of handling paints and brushes and will explore a variety of techniques and subject matter. We will cover the fundamentals of composition, tone, and blending colors. The goal of this course is to give…

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In Person: Capturing the Light en Plein Air (Spring Session)

April 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Intermediate to Advanced Plein Air Painting APRIL 4 - MAY 16 Capture the beauty of early spring in Concord while painting outdoors with master plein air painter, Caleb Stone. Colorful specimen trees, Walden Pond and the surrounding woodlands, sweeping marshes, peaceful riverside scenes, Sleepy Hollow and the charming downtown area offer many wonderful locations to paint. Caleb will guide you on how to choose your own autumn palette and how to develop a composition with good values and a strong…

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In Person: Printing Without a Press

April 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Intro to Gel Plate Printing Workshop Gel plate printing is a low cost and accessible monotype printing process that is ideal for creating papers for collage, bookmaking, cards or journaling as well as a final art prints. This is a fun experimental process that yields unpredictable and exciting results. Using a gel printing plate participants will learn best ways to apply acrylic paints and use a variety of tools for mark making, stenciling, masking and texturing to transfer onto papers.…

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Artist Demo: Collage with Caryl Hull Leavitt

April 12, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us for a demonstration of Caryl’s collage-making process, starting with finding inspiration, to building references through sketching and snapping photos, to creating a finished collage of painted paper and random materials. A slide presentation of her artwork will be presented, including a series of collages that has been evolving over three years, based on one view from her studio.

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In Person: The Unique Image – Drawing + Painting with Acrylics

April 13, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Acrylic Painting Class APRIL 13 - MAY 18 Explore your imagination and strengthen your mark making. Push beyond what you know and tap into your intuitive nature. Whether your work is abstract or representational, using your intuitive hand while responding to materials will bring out spontaneity and a different way to approach your work. The surface you work on can influence the outcome. Paper allows for a fresh and direct way of working. Canvas and panel provide more…

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In Person: Encaustics Workshop

April 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Encaustic paint is perhaps the most beautiful and durable paint that an artist can use. Made from beeswax and resin that can be polished to an enamel-like finish, it offers a number of possibilities for exquisite surface qualities. This is the legendary paint of the Fayum mummy portraits of the first and second centuries, yet its incredible versatility has made it a desirable painting medium in the 21st century. This comprehensive workshop, which will cover safety, equipment…

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Online: Drawing Faces

April 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All level drawing workshop, beginners welcome! APRIL 15 & 16 In this online weekend art retreat, we’ll sink into drawing our life at home—the objects and the scenes. We’ll use stick charcoal, colored pencils, crayons, and watercolor to explore drawing in different ways that are both intimate and bold. Our goal will be to simplify and find our own hand in the work we make. This is a chance to draw in an intensive way with the positive energy of…

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In Person: Watercolor Painting from Photographs

April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Overview of watercolor for all levels of artists A discussion of materials (paper, paint, brushes), composition and drawing, the three basic paint washes, the importance of values, color mixing strategies, masking, dry brush, and all sorts of tips and specialty textural techniques. While a variety of painting styles and approaches are discussed and encouraged, the instructor specializes in tightly controlled, realistic representational pieces. Students will work on their own projects and will receive individual attention and coaching. APRIL 21 -…

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In Person: Print, Wax, Poke and Stitch; Stepping into Translucency

April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Welcome Prints on Japanese paper that are waxed with melted beeswax become strong, translucent, flexible surfaces that welcome techniques like stitching, piercing, and sewing. These prints can be used on their own or combined with other printed elements to invigorate surface and pattern in unique ways. The prints can also be sewn together to create three-dimensional forms. Students can bring already existing prints or create new ones with relief printmaking techniques. Simple embroidery and sewing techniques will be…

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Book Presentation: “Spin Club Stories” with photographer Astrid Reischwitz

April 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us Thursday, April 27th at 6pm for a photo-book presentation with photographer Astrid Reischwitz. Astrid will discuss her body of work and her path to publishing her photo-book Spin Club Stories (Kehrer Verlag, 2022) . In Spin Club Stories, Astrid explores personal and cultural memory influenced by her upbringing in a small farming village in Northern Germany. She uses keepsakes from family life, old photographs, and embroidered fabric from the village to build a world of memory, identity, and…

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In Person: Linoleum Printmaking Workshop

April 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Intensive Printmaking Workshop April 28 - 30 “My process as a printmaker always begins with a drawing. I will rework a drawing, cutting it up with scissors and taping it back together many times. If my drawing doesn’t delight me, I have little enthusiasm to go forward and make the materials and time commitment to oversee the completion of an edition. Characters sometimes show up and demand to be inserted in my drawings. I love my characters to…

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May 2023

Artist Demo: The Wild, Wonderful World of Abstract Collage with Kimberly Stoney

May 3, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us on May 3rd for an Artist Demo with Kimberly Stoney, who will give a hands-on demonstration of how she recreates images from life to make abstract collages. Kimberly will share how she prepares the colorful pattern papers used in her multi-layered collages. As Kimberly says, the sense of possibility when holding a “piece of color” is intensely inspiring and sparks the question “what if” that underlies her collaging process. “I love to tear, fold, and crumple, thin pieces…

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Online: Reconnecting with the Natural World – Elemental Landscape

May 3, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels Drawing and Painting Class Re-emerging into the outdoors after wintering offers us the chance to be inspired by the beauty of the world around us again. This month-long landscape sketching workshop is done on your own terms, from your window, in your backyard or further afield. Your visual interpretation of the landscape will be supported by weekly on-line demonstrations covering key concepts related to creating successfully expressive landscape imagery. Prompts related to simplification, structure, compositional dynamics, creating depth,…

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In Person: Discover Drawing through Printmaking

May 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Level Monotype Printmaking Workshop MAY 5 - MAY 7 During this workshop, we will explore using monotype methods to approach printing a plate with repeatable elements. Teaching will highlight how to make and print a drypoint plate with time to practice intaglio wiping skills and learn how to add a color layer to create unique monoprints. Each day of the workshop will begin with a demonstration of a printmaking technique, followed by individual attention and supported practice time with…

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IN PERSON: The White Line Woodcut and Beyond

May 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The white line woodcut, also known as the Provincetown Print, is a uniquely American form of printmaking, invented by artists working in Provincetown in the early 1900s. In this method, beautiful multicolor prints are printed by hand using a single block, eliminating the need for a press or complicated registration methods. This fun workshop offers the opportunity to learn traditional techniques of design, carving, and printing, as well as the chance to expand upon the tradition with creative inking and…

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In Person: The Air In-Between: Seeing and Simplifying in a Charged Landscape

May 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Combination of In-Studio and On-Site/Plein Air Painting workshop MAY 12 - 14 Each of the three days will be a combination of in-studio problem solving and plein-air landscape painting. The studio work will involve specific directed limitations in anticipation of some of the core challenges, contradictions and joys of painting in the open, energized landscape. We will make two paintings each day, one studio painting and one plein-air landscape painting.

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In Person: Drawing as Meditation

May 19, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All Levels of Experience MAY 19- MAY 21 Meditation and drawing practices can be profoundly grounding. Weaving these practices together creates tactile, immediate ways to arrive in the present. In this weekend workshop, basic meditation techniques and expressive drawing prompts will deepen connection to the creative process and the ability to be present in our everyday experiences. Collectively we will create a space for sharing work and ideas. With a “beginner’s mind” the integration of drawing and meditation will deepen…

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In Person: Sculptural Painting

May 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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All level painting into sculpture workshop 5/25/23 - 5/28/23 In this intensive workshop, we’ll explore the sculptural possibilities of paper, cardboard and lightweight plastic, and then use acrylic paints to see how color can enhance and add meaning to our three-dimensional adventures. We’ll learn how to stiffen paper and fabric into organic shapes that can hold their own forms and experiment with simple and effective ways to build and connect materials without a large space or special tools. This class…

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