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Writing a Healing Poem

$20

with JC Wayne

Calendar Oct 28, 2020 at 5 pm

Art-inspired poetry can soothe our fatigued spirits in a tumultuous and uncertain world. Taking inspiration from "Adirondack Chairs" by Gallery 46 artist, Sarah Yeoman, poet JC Wayne will guide us through exploring what a "healing poem" is, examples of healing poems and writing one as a source of personal peace and refuge. As part of the process, we will tour some simple ways of tapping into our own inner capacity for well-being and creativity. And there's a special bonus: Sarah will be at the workshop to share the experience of her inspiration and creative process for her piece and answer participant questions.

International Payments

Participating from outside the US? Contact Tara Palen (tara@lakeplacidarts.org) and she will help you process your registration payment! 

 

Throw Color Caution to the Wind Month with Cynthia Rosen Pt 2

$20

with Cynthia Rosen

Calendar Oct 29, 2020 at 5 pm

Join Cynthia Rosen as we throw (COLOR!) caution to wind in October. This second session will focus on replacing native colors with colors of your choice. Cynthia will be using oils and will demonstrate using a mix of brush, knife and the use of the wedge. This is a great image for any medium! The class is geared toward advanced beginners and up, but beginners are encouraged to join in to watch and then practice off the class video that will be available for approx 2 weeks.

*Unless otherwise noted: It is suggested that artists stain their board an orange tone prior to the workshop. Cynthia will use #8 and #4 brushes, a palette knife, and wedge in the demos, with the palette knife as a primary tool. Added brushwork is included upon request*

Recommended Supplies

Canvas, panel or heavy watercolor paper (if using water-based medium) - suggested sizes: 11x14, 12x16, square if you want, or 16x20 optional

Suggested paint colors for oils, acrylics, gouache: titanium white, prussian blue or thalo blue, purple dioxizine, cobalt blue or ultramarine, alizarin permanent, cadmium red medium, cad orange, lemon yellow or cad yellow light

Note: if using acrylics, Cynthia suggests having some gesso on hand if your brand of white is not very opaque.

Reference Image

Click here to download and/or print reference image for class!

International Payments

Participating from outside the US? Contact Tara Palen (tara@lakeplacidarts.org) and she will help you process your registration payment! 

 

Beginner's Photography 4-Part Series

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar Nov 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Wednesdays, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 & 10/28 @ 7:30pm

Join professional commercial/fine art photographer Thom Williams of Troy, NY in exploring the basics of photography. The primary goal of this class is to give students a clear understanding of the exposure triangle and the appropriate use of shutter speed, aperture and ISO to aid in the creation of images. Students will also learn about many of the overall functions of their camera, different meter modes as well as focus modes. Classes will consist of a daily topic which students will then put in to practice in an out of class assignment that will be reviewed in the following session. This class is a solid preparation for "Intermediate Photography."

Students should have their own camera for this class.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

International Payments

Participating from outside the US? Contact Tara Palen (tara@lakeplacidarts.org) and she will help you process your registration payment! 

 

Beginner's Acrylic Painting Class

$20

with Georgeanne Gaffney

Calendar Nov 5, 2020 at 5 pm

Thursday, November 5, 5:00-7:00pm EST

Join landscape and portrait artist, Georgeanne Gaffney, to learn how to paint an Adirondack landscape using a photo reference image in acrylic paints. Georgeanne will teach a painting technique based on observation with a deconstructed, abstract approach that will result in a realistic completed piece - like magic! Learn distressing techniques to create texture and more. Jump in and learn what the secret is and expand your mind and creativity!

Recommended Supplies

  • Acrylic paints, solid body preferred. As everyone has different paints available to them, Georgeanne recommends having your preferred primary and secondary colors: Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple. And white. NO BLACK. We will make our own “black”. Georgeanne used different colors depending on her mood and desired palette. For instance, sometimes she wants her red to be Alizarin Crimson. Sometimes she prefers Cadmium Red. And so on……
  • Surface/Substrate: Pre-Primed or Gessoed Wood or Masonite
  • Jar for water
  • Water
  • Clean cloth or paper towels
  • Hairdryer
  • 220 Sandpaper, one sheet will do

Reference Image

Click here to download and/or print reference image for class!

International Payments

Participating from outside the US? Contact Tara Palen (tara@lakeplacidarts.org) and she will help you process your registration payment! 

On-Camera Acting Series with Beth Glover

$125

with Beth Glover

Calendar Nov 10, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

A focus on acting for the camera, or in this day and age, Zoom!

The world has changed and the arts are changing with it... for the foreseeable future, it seems we will be acting on screens (TV/Film/Computer) only.

Actor and Director Beth Glover will take you on a 5-week journey using acting techniques for the camera. We will start with the basics of acting utilizing exercises and games then quickly progress into scenes using actual TV & Film scripts. 

Creating characters, telling their stories and having a great time doing it are the order of the day!

About the Instructor: Beth Glover

Beth Glover has been a professional actor for 30 years. Her latest film Beyond the Night is streaming now on Netflix. She is currently teaching Acting in the Theatre Department of SUNY Plattsburgh. For complete credits, go to her website: www.Beth-Glover.com.

International Payments

Participating from outside the US? Contact Tara Palen (tara@lakeplacidarts.org) and she will help you process your registration payment! 

 





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