RAHWAY—Registration is open now for spring art workshops at Arts Guild New Jersey. These intensive one-day classes for adults offer opportunities for individuals to learn about a new medium or art form.
Encaustic Painting with Westfield artist Francesca Azzara, will be held on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The process involves working with molten beeswax and colored pigments as paint and applying it with brushes to a rigid surface or wood panel. This class is limited to six students. The workshop fee is $65 plus a $25 materials fee.
Figure Painting with David Shevlino, on Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., focuses on the technique of ‘Alla Prima’, direct wet-into-wet oil painting, and the various processes used to create a fresh, spontaneous response to subject matter while the paint is still wet. The workshop fee is $80 plus a $25 model fee.
Chinese Brush Painting with Diana Hsu Kung, on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., introduces students to the traditional Chinese style of painting with brush and ink, where the beauty of nature is both contemplated and celebrated. The workshop fee is $65. Students may bring their own tools and materials, or they may purchase supplies directly from the instructor. A complete kit of ink, brushes and rice paper is available for $35.
Arts Guild New Jersey also offers eight-week daytime and evening classes for adults in fall, winter and spring. Class offerings include drawing, oil and acrylic painting, watercolor, and stained glass. Spring classes begin on March 26. For more information on art classes and workshops, contact Arts Guild New Jersey by calling 1-732-381-7511, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting www.agnj.org.
(Images courtesy of Arts Guild New Jersey)
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