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Art Classes with Betty Ann Medeiros held at Arts Escape  Southbury   www.artsescape.org

 

Plein Air Painting, Candlewood Lake -Intermediate Level oils or acrylic

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros 

Thursday, August 29

10 am - 3pm

 

Enjoy a beautiful day of plein air painting with instructor Betty Ann Medeiros on the gorgeous grounds of Candlewood East Marina in Brookfield, CT!  Aimed at beginner to intermediate students, Betty Ann will be teaching in acrylic and oils. She will give 30-minutes of light instruction and then students can select their own location to paint on the grounds. Betty Ann will work with students assisting with composition, design, color selections and how to capture the essence of the lake. The fee for this one-day workshop is $120 which includes lunch that will be catered by the "Ships Galley" located at the Marina.  If you have any dietary restrictions, please call the gallery to let us know. Class size is limited to 10 students and students must bring their own supplies including an easel and canvas.  Rain date is Wednesday, September 4th.

 

 

The Art of Sketchbooking

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros

Tuesday, September 3, 10, 17, 24

10 am - 12 pm

A sketchbook is a book or pad with blank pages for sketching and is frequently used by artists for drawing or painting as a part of their creative process. … Observation: this focuses on the documentation of the external world to use as references for future work.  This 4– week class is designed to help student’s observe and quickly document their observations.  Previous students are welcome in this class, new exercises will be taught.  All levels welcome. The fee for the 4-week class is $130 which includes all supplies. Class size is limited to 8 students.Instructor, Betty Ann Mederios 

 

Independent Watercolor Studio

Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26

10:00 am – 12 noon

 

This class is for returning students and students that have watercolor experience. Independent students will be able to work at their own pace with the help and guidance of the instructor Betty Ann Medeiros. New techniques will be introduced during this workshop as well. Students are encouraged to work independently in this class on their own project. The fee for the 4-week class is $110 and limited to 8 students.

 

 

 

 

Beginning Watercolor

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros 

Thursday September 5, 12, 19, 26

1 pm - 3 pm

 

The workshop is for beginner students and those students that have taken a previous beginning class. The instructor will cover wet and dry techniques, color mixing, layering with glazes texturing and masking out. Emphasis will be on learning how to understand watercolor's spontaneous nature and how to work with color successfully. Students will complete the workshop with a finished watercolor painting. The fee for the workshop is $130 for first time students.  Those students returning for a second session will not need supplies and the fee is $110. Class size is limited to 10 students.

 

Oil Painting for Beginners

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros 

Friday, September 6, 13, 20

1:00 pm - 3 pm

 

This is a step by step oil painting class for the beginner student or the student who wants to refresh their painting skills and not invest in all the supplies. Students will learn how to prep their canvases, block in the shapes and colors to start their painting. This is important for setting the general color harmony and composition of the painting. Students will then start to build the form and some detail while still trying to paint generally.  Once students are happy with their composition, the detail will be added to complete the painting. The fee for the 3-week, 6 hour class is $110 which includes all supplies.  Class size is limited to 10 students.

 

 

Independent Oil Painting Studio Workshop

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros 

Friday, September 6,13,20

9:30 am - 12:30 am

 

Are you interested in painting with oils in an Open Studio environment but with guidance from an instructor? Well, this is the studio workshop for you. Award winning artist, Betty Ann Medeiros will work with students on individual projects demonstrating techniques to aid students in their painting journey.  The fee for the 3-week Studio workshop is $110 which does not include supplies.  Some supplies are available for purchase or use during the workshop. Class size is limited to 8 students.

 

 

 

 

Step-By-Step Beginning Acrylics

Instructor, Betty Ann Medeiros 

Tuesdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 

In this 4-week class students will learn the basic techniques of acrylic painting. Students will be using acrylic paints, acrylic mediums, brushes and palette knives to help develop their own style.  Instruction will be given in the areas of: discovering the direct light source, lines, angles and edges, foreground & backgrounds and the importance of negative space around the objects. The workshop is for beginner students and those students that have taken a previous beginning class. Students will complete the workshop with a finished acrylic painting. The fee for the 4-week class is $130 which includes all supplies. Class size is limited to 8 students.

 

 This class is already full but I will teach it again in OctoberArt 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classes with Betty Ann Medeiros held at Village Center for the Arts in New Milford villagecenterarts.org

 

Drawing and Watercolor

4 Wednesdays Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9

10:00 am - 12:00pm

$139 pp. This class is for students who are either beginners or experienced in watercolor but would like to learn new painting techniques, relax, have fun and enjoy an encouraging environment with instructor Betty Ann Medeiros. 

Students will bring an 8x10 copy of a photo to class. You will learn to draw with pencil and paint with watercolors to complete your piece.

 

Drawing with Pencil & Charcoal

4 Wednesdays  Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9

1 pm - 3 pm.

$139 pp. Students will learn to draw using charcoal and pencil.

Instructions with Betty Ann Medeiros

She will teach you

* shading to show form

* value relationships

* perspective

* space relationships

* light and shadow

*  harmony           Students will choose their own subject. All materials included.

 

 

Classes with Betty Ann Medeiros at 

Rail Yard Arts in Croton Falls NY www.railyardartsstudio.com

 

Beginner Painting

 

This class provides beginning students the fundamentals of painting with oil or acrylics. Learn color mixing and color theory while gaining insights on how color creates composition and affects mood. Explore perspective, light and shadow, proportions, and many other painting techniques. The principles and elements of art and design will be introduced through step-by-step instructions and demonstrations.  Click here for materials list.

Taught by Betty Ann Medeiros.

7 Mondays    2:00-4:00  Sept 9-Oct 28. (No class on October 14)     $240.00

 

 

Intermediate Painting All Mediums

Taught by Betty Ann Medeiros

This class is open to anyone who has already gained some experience in painting, either watercolor, acrylic, or oils and wants to bring their art to the next level.   Betty Ann will help each student gain the confidence to find their own way to a completed painting. On each student’s own project, she will give you an appropriate depth of information about color, shading, perspective and style.  Betty Ann will discuss artist’s tip and tricks to train the eyes to really see and paint the subject at hand.  She will touch on art history and styles of other artists while in this classroom of fun and camaraderie. Click here for materials list.

7 Mondays    9:00-11:00  Sept 9-Oct 28. (No class on October 14)   $240.00

 

 

Beginner Watercolor

 

In this beginner class students will learn to understand watercolor as they explore its spontaneous nature. Discover watercolor painting techniques and how to work with color successfully. The instructor will cover wet and dry techniques, color mixing, layering with glazes, texturing, and masking out.  Click here for materials list.

 

7 Mondays   Taught by Betty Ann Medeiros.  11:30-1:30  Sept 9-Oct 28. (No class on 

October 14)   $240.00 

 

 

Plein Air Painting Candlewood Lake New Fairfield Town Park and Marina

Registration through New Fairfield Parks and Rec.

Saturday October 19th 10-1pm

For intermediate level oils or acrylic

Betty Ann will work with students assisting with composition, design, color selections and how to capture the essence of the lake.

 




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Working on this multi figure painting of these divine women. Still have more oil painting layers to go.