GRASSROOTS: AN EMERGING ARTIST EXHIBITION
Jul
13
to Aug 5

GRASSROOTS: AN EMERGING ARTIST EXHIBITION

The Rockport Art Association & Museum presents Grassroots: An Emerging Artist Exhibition.

This juried exhibition features non-juried artist members of RAA&M and celebrates the diversity of the Creative Community.

Exhibit opens: July 13, 2019

Upstairs in the RAA&M Martha Moore room
Opening Reception: July 13, 4pm-6pm

Image: Nancy Muise, Fresh Oysters

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SAILBOATS & SUNSETS: PAINTING SUMMER IN CAPE ANN
Jul
13
to Aug 12

SAILBOATS & SUNSETS: PAINTING SUMMER IN CAPE ANN

Sailboats & Sunsets: Painting Summer in Cape Ann is an exploration of the Rockport Art Association & Museum’s seldom-seen permanent collection, particularly the many timeless images of just what it means to spend the summer here. From tranquil coves and sun-drenched beaches to candid depictions of daily street life, this exhibition seeks to uncover the essence of what has drawn artist and tourist alike to this unique corner of the globe.

Exhibit opens: July 13, 2019

Image: Roger Martin (1925-2015), Waiting, Oil on canvas.

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VETERANS CLASS with MICHELE O'NEIL
Jul
19
10:00 AM10:00

VETERANS CLASS with MICHELE O'NEIL

Free Art Classes for Military Veterans
Session 2:
Painting with Michele O’Neil
Fridays, 10 AM – 1 PM, July 12 & 19, August 9 & 16

Rockport Art Association & Museum and Veterans' Services of Gloucester announce a free art program for military veterans at the RAA&M! All materials are provided.
For information call Veterans’ Services of Gloucester: 978-281-9740 or Rockport Art Association & Museum: 978-546-6604.



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FRIDAY FIGURE SKETCH GROUP
Jul
19
1:00 PM13:00

FRIDAY FIGURE SKETCH GROUP

Friday Figure Sketch Group meets every Friday from 1-4pm in the RAA&M studio.

The uninstructed, open sketch sessions provide an excellent way to start your process of creating art. The model and duration of the poses varies each session.

Beginners have the opportunity to finally draw from a live model and make decisions on what to put down on paper. Seasoned artists can use the time to hone in on a specific problem area, or just come to keep their drawing skills fresh.
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Image: Herb Randall, Untitled, Watercolor on paper

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ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: ANN GOLDBERG - PASTEL
Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: ANN GOLDBERG - PASTEL

Attracted to their brilliant colors and immediacy of use, Ann Goldberg paints with pastels. Although Ann paints in oil, pastel remains her true passion.

I immediately fell in love with pastels, the ability to layer colors without the need for drying time, the different textures achievable in minimal time, and of course, no brush cleaning!

Artist Demonstrations will be held in the Hibbard Gallery.
RAA&M Members: Free  /  General Public: $5.00

Image: Ann Goldberg, Time to Go, Pastel, 12 x 12”

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ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: KEITH GANTOS - OIL PAINTING
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: KEITH GANTOS - OIL PAINTING

Keith Gantos has produced hundreds of pieces of art. Painting in oils for over 40 years, completing his first oil painting at 10 years of age. He enjoys working in other mediums as well, such as Egg tempera, Pastel, Gouache, Watercolor . . . His work has been in art shows throughout his life, winning several awards, and continues to be in shows as outlined below. . . His work is also published.

Artist Demonstrations will be held in the Hibbard Gallery.
RAA&M Members: Free  /  General Public: $5.00

Image: Keith Gantos, Observatory Point, Rockport MA, Oil on canvas, 20 x 24”

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MILLIE THE WHALE: PRESENTATION with SCULPTOR THOMAS BERGER
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

MILLIE THE WHALE: PRESENTATION with SCULPTOR THOMAS BERGER

The RAA&M presents sculptor Thomas Berger, creator of Millie the Whale— the first Art & Play functional sculpture in Rockport’s newly renovated Millbrook Meadow.

Millie is created from granite quarried from Johnson’s Quarry in Rockport. The stone traveled to Berger’s studio in Kittery, Maine where it became Millie.

Thomas Berger will give a presentation on the creation of Millie, his work process and his own background. He was born and grew up in Germany and has lived in Africa and Australia. His interest in agriculture, landscape and art has led him into being a stone sculptor.

Wednesday, July 17 at 6 P.M.

In the RAA&M Hibbard Gallery
Presented during the July Experimental Group Meeting
The presentation is a free public event.

Image: Darren Mason, Carbon Circle Design

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ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: EMILY PASSMAN - ACRYLIC PAINTING
Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: EMILY PASSMAN - ACRYLIC PAINTING

Emily (Osman) Passman is a painter of oils and acrylics, exhibiting throughout the greater-Boston area and New England. Emily's still lifes and landscapes maintain realism without losing a sense of the abstract. After earning both a fine arts degree and an M.A. in education, Emily had a successful career as an elementary school teacher, then graphic designer, and now devotes her time entirely to painting and sketching.

Colors, shapes, lines, and values excite me whether I use them loosely or in a more controlled manner. If my canvas has the feel of my sketchbook I feel satisfied. I feel success when my canvas feels as inspiring as the subject. ~Emily Passman

Artist Demonstrations will be held in the Hibbard Gallery.
RAA&M Members: Free  /  General Public: $5.00

Image: Emily Passman, Lynne’s Garden, Acrylic on Paper, 16x20”

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OUTDOOR WATERCOLOR CLASS with CAROLE LOIACONO
Jul
11
9:00 AM09:00

OUTDOOR WATERCOLOR CLASS with CAROLE LOIACONO

Outdoor Watercolor class with Carole Loiacono

Meets weekly on Thursdays, July 11 - August 29, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

$30 per class, or $200 for the series of 8 classes

This plein air watercolor class focuses on technique, composition, and color theory. It is open to all levels from beginners through experienced painters. Each class session begins with a demonstration by Carole and ends with a group critique. Students may paint another media if they choose.

Registration Information: Participants may register online, by phone, or in person for the full 8 week series – one week prior to the workshop. Advanced registration is not required to attend individual classes on a drop-in basis and you may pay by cash, check, or credit card when you arrive the morning of class.

Register here

Image: Carole Loiacono, Watercolor on Paper

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ARTS & FLOWERS RECEPTION
Jun
29
4:00 PM16:00

ARTS & FLOWERS RECEPTION

Arts & Flowers Reception:
Saturday, June 29, 4:00 - 6:00 PM


ARTS & FLOWERS 2019
June 29 - July 1 at the RAA&M.
Rockport Art Association & Museum and the Rockport Garden Club are partnering to present the return of this wonderful event at the RAA&M. Floral interpretations of selected artwork from the Second Summer Shows will be created by artists, florists and floral design enthusiasts from and around the Cape Ann community. The floral arrangements will be on display Saturday, June 29 - Monday, July 1. Please join us for the Arts & Flowers Reception on Saturday, June 29, from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

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ARTS & FLOWERS 2019
Jun
29
to Jul 1

ARTS & FLOWERS 2019

ARTS & FLOWERS 2019
June 29 - July 1 at the RAA&M.
Rockport Art Association & Museum and the Rockport Garden Club are partnering to present the return of this wonderful event at the RAA&M. Floral interpretations of selected artwork from the Second Summer Shows will be created by artists, florists and floral design enthusiasts from and around the Cape Ann community. The floral arrangements will be on display Saturday, June 29 - Monday, July 1. Please join us for the Arts & Flowers Reception on Saturday, June 29, from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

Arts & Flowers Reception:
Saturday, June 29, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Image: Elizabeth Rhoades, Contentment; Floral Interpretation by Kim MacIsaac, Curbside Appeal Gardening.

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PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH T.M. NICHOLAS
Jun
29
to Jun 30

PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH T.M. NICHOLAS

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Saturday and Sunday, June 29 - 30, 2019
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Registration Deadline: June 22, 2019

Learn to dissect the landscape – retaining the important elements, while eliminating things that don’t contribute to the overall plan for your painting. Composition, values and color will be discussed. This is an oil painting workshop, but students are welcome to paint in a different medium if they choose.

Image: T.M. Nicholas, Rockport Harbor in Spring, Oil on Canvas


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VETERANS CLASS WITH ROSALI SIDOTI
Jun
28
10:00 AM10:00

VETERANS CLASS WITH ROSALI SIDOTI

Free Art Classes for Military Veterans
Session 1:
Oil Painting with Rosalie Sidoti
Fridays, 10 AM – 1 PM, June 7, 14, 21, 28

Rockport Art Association & Museum and Veterans' Services of Gloucester announce a free art program for military veterans at the RAA&M! All materials are provided.
For information call Veterans’ Services of Gloucester: 978.281.9740 or Rockport Art Association & Museum: 978.546.6604.



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GALLERY TALK with JOHN PETTIBONE & PETER ANASTAS
Jun
25
11:00 AM11:00

GALLERY TALK with JOHN PETTIBONE & PETER ANASTAS

Mysterious Lives: The Art of Winslow Wilson & Pico Miran:
Gallery Talk with John Pettibone & Peter Anastas
Tuesday, June 25th, 11:00 AM

The RAA&M is pleased to offer Gallery Talks to support and enhance our Special Exhibitions.
Gallery Talks are free for RAA&M Members and $5 for Non-Members

Image: Winslow Wilson, Farmer Portrait, Oil, 25 x32”.

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ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: KT MORSE - OIL PAINTING
Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: KT MORSE - OIL PAINTING

KT Morse’s paintings reflect strong value and color. She is a master of skies and clouds and has become known for her large skyscapes. Her love of painting Plein Air continues as she has been selected to participate in many nationally juried events.

Artist Demonstrations will be held in the Hibbard Gallery.
RAA&M Members: Free  /  General Public: $5.00

Image: KT Morse, The Great Marsh, Oil on canvas, 48” x 60”

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GALLERY TALK with JUDITH A. CURTIS
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

GALLERY TALK with JUDITH A. CURTIS

Mysterious Lives: The Art of Winslow Wilson & Pico Miran:
Gallery Talk with Author and Art Historian Judith A. Curtis

Tuesday, June 18th, 11:00 AM

The RAA&M is pleased to offer Gallery Talks to support and enhance our Special Exhibitions.
Gallery Talks are free for RAA&M Members and $5 for Non-Members

Image: Winslow Wilson/Pico Miran, Processions Defunctive, Oil, 25x30”.

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SECOND SUMMER SHOW
Jun
15
to Jul 15

SECOND SUMMER SHOW

Featuring works by RAA&M Artist Members whose work reflects a broad range of artistic styles and mediums. Paintings and Sculpture.

This exhibition will feature ARTS & FLOWERS 2019.
June 29 - July 1 at the RAA&M.

Arts & Flowers Reception:
Saturday, June 29, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Image: Susan Termyn, Ocean View, Gloucester, Oil, 24x30” Winner of the Marguerite Pearson Gold Medal & Award for Most Outstanding Work in Any Medium.

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MYSTERIOUS LIVES: THE ART OF WINSLOW WILSON & PICO MORAN
Jun
8
to Jul 8

MYSTERIOUS LIVES: THE ART OF WINSLOW WILSON & PICO MORAN

An artist who pursued three distinctly different subjects with equal masterfulness, Winslow Wilson / Pico Miran was one of the Association’s most talented—and provocative—mid-twentieth century artists. This exhibition will run from June 8 – July 8, 2019 in the Marguerite Pearson Room & Martha Moore Room.

Join us at the RAA&M for two Gallery Talks for this special exhibition:

Gallery Talk with Judith A. Curtis:
Tuesday, June 18th, 11:00 AM

Gallery Talk with John Pettibone & Peter Anastas:
Tuesday, June 25th, 11:00 AM

Gallery Talks are free for RAA&M Members and $5 for Non-Members

Image: Winslow Wilson, Squall Coming

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COLOR ORCHESTRATION WITH HEIDI CASWELL ZANDER
Jun
7
to Jun 8

COLOR ORCHESTRATION WITH HEIDI CASWELL ZANDER

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Friday and Saturday, June 7 - 8, 2019
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019

Two days of getting intimate with your palette and creating color harmonies harvested from local motifs with focused observation. Led by Heidi Caswell Zander, you will be spurred on through demonstrations and critiques to heighten your use of color. Come enjoy intensifying your landscape painting with color! Heidi received her B.F.A. and M.A.T. from Rhode Island School of Design, painted as a member of the European Honors Society in Italy and has decades of art teaching experience in the U.S. and Europe. This workshop will be held outdoors, weather permitting.

Artwork: Lanesville Cove, Heidi Caswell Zander, Oil


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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO
Jun
6
1:00 PM13:00

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO

THURSDAYSMay 9 - June 6, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Paul Ciaramitaro, for this five-week session that focuses on the development of oil painting techniques and styles.

Artwork: The MenderPaul Ciarmitaro, Oil

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO
Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO

WEDNESDAYSMay 8 - June 5, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Rockport Artist Member, Caleb Stone, in the RAA&M Studio for this five-week class session with a focus on watercolor techniques.

Artwork: Lanesville Fish Shack, Caleb Stone, Watercolor on Paper

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OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO
Jun
4
9:30 AM09:30

OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO

TUESDAYSMay 7 - June 4, 2019 |  9:30 - 12:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Ron Straka, in the RAA&M studio for this five-week session with a focus on oil painting techniques.

Artwork: Crane on Dock, Ron Straka, Oil on Board

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PAINTING FROM YOUR EXPERIENCES WITH SARAH L.L. MILTON
Jun
1
9:30 AM09:30

PAINTING FROM YOUR EXPERIENCES WITH SARAH L.L. MILTON

Saturday, June 1, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Registration Deadline: May 25, 2019 |
REGISTER NOW

Using a variety of materials and techniques, create a work of art that is significant to you based upon your personal experiences. Build visual histories by drawing inspiration from your ever-changing environment. Layers of vibrant colors and expressive mark-making will help to convey a sense of balance and harmony from life’s intense struggles and passions.

Artwork: Construction, Sarah L.L. Milton, Oil on Canvas

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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO
May
30
1:00 PM13:00

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO

THURSDAYSMay 9 - June 6, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Paul Ciaramitaro, for this five-week session that focuses on the development of oil painting techniques and styles.

Artwork: The MenderPaul Ciarmitaro, Oil

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
29
1:00 PM13:00

WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO

WEDNESDAYSMay 8 - June 5, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Rockport Artist Member, Caleb Stone, in the RAA&M Studio for this five-week class session with a focus on watercolor techniques.

Artwork: Lanesville Fish Shack, Caleb Stone, Watercolor on Paper

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OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
28
9:30 AM09:30

OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO

TUESDAYSMay 7 - June 4, 2019 |  9:30 - 12:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Ron Straka, in the RAA&M studio for this five-week session with a focus on oil painting techniques.

Artwork: Crane on Dock, Ron Straka, Oil on Board

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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO
May
23
1:00 PM13:00

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO

THURSDAYSMay 9 - June 6, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Paul Ciaramitaro, for this five-week session that focuses on the development of oil painting techniques and styles.

Artwork: The MenderPaul Ciarmitaro, Oil

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
22
1:00 PM13:00

WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO

WEDNESDAYSMay 8 - June 5, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Rockport Artist Member, Caleb Stone, in the RAA&M Studio for this five-week class session with a focus on watercolor techniques.

Artwork: Lanesville Fish Shack, Caleb Stone, Watercolor on Paper

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OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
21
9:30 AM09:30

OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO

TUESDAYSMay 7 - June 4, 2019 |  9:30 - 12:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Ron Straka, in the RAA&M studio for this five-week session with a focus on oil painting techniques.

Artwork: Crane on Dock, Ron Straka, Oil on Board

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CAPTURING LIGHT IN PLEIN AIR PAINTING WITH JANET SUTHERLAND
May
18
to May 19

CAPTURING LIGHT IN PLEIN AIR PAINTING WITH JANET SUTHERLAND

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Saturday and Sunday, May 18 - 19, 2019
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 11, 2019 | REGISTER NOW

Though painting on site comes with its own set of challenges, it is the artist’s surest way to learn how to create the feeling of “being there” in their painting. In this two-day workshop, we will focus on choosing and designing a composition that leads you into the painting and using values and color temperature to create the feeling of light on your canvas.

Each day will start with a discussion of technique and philosophy and a short demonstration. Students will then have the opportunity to paint, receiving individual instruction at each step. Our goal is to not only to produce better plein air paintings, but to gain new insights that will inform our studio work.

This is an oil painting workshop, but students are welcome to paint in a different medium if they choose. 

Artwork: Railroad Crossing, Janet Sutherland, Oil


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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO
May
16
1:00 PM13:00

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH PAUL CIARAMITARO

THURSDAYSMay 9 - June 6, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Paul Ciaramitaro, for this five-week session that focuses on the development of oil painting techniques and styles.

Artwork: The MenderPaul Ciarmitaro, Oil

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
15
1:00 PM13:00

WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH CALEB STONE - SPRING SESSION TWO

WEDNESDAYSMay 8 - June 5, 2019 |  1:00 - 4:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Rockport Artist Member, Caleb Stone, in the RAA&M Studio for this five-week class session with a focus on watercolor techniques.

Artwork: Lanesville Fish Shack, Caleb Stone, Watercolor on Paper

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OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO
May
14
9:30 AM09:30

OIL PAINTING WITH RON STRAKA - SPRING SESSION TWO

TUESDAYSMay 7 - June 4, 2019 |  9:30 - 12:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2019.
$100. Pre-registration is required.

Join Artist Member, Ron Straka, in the RAA&M studio for this five-week session with a focus on oil painting techniques.

Artwork: Crane on Dock, Ron Straka, Oil on Board

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