Events in West Hartford, CT

When: Saturday, May 16th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

This one day drawing workshop will focus on clothing, folds, textures, patterns, and lighting. In addition to traditional graphite on white paper, we will also draw on colored paper with white pencils. We will look at cloth draped over objects as well as on the human form paying attention to compression wrinkles, fabric sags, and to its movement in relation to the figure itself.

$60 class fee

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Registration fee: $60
When: Saturday, June 6th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

This one day workshop will show the working properties of cold wax mixed with oil paint. Our working theme will be Wabi Sabi, a traditional Japanese aesthetic sometimes described as beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”. Oil and pigment properties and characteristics will be covered in detail. We will work on various colored grounds with palette knives and other non-traditional application tools. No solvents or Liquin in the classroom please.

$60 class fee

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Registration fee: $60
When: Saturday, June 13th, 2020 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

NEW Acrylic Gouache featuring intense fluid color, flat matte sheen, flexibility and a permanent water-resistant finish when dry. This demo is all about getting people excited about the endless possibilities of acrylic color and mediums so they can go right into the studio with tons of new ideas.


$10 Registration fee to be refunded the day of the event


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When it comes to acrylics, Liquitex started it all in 1955. In this demonstration attendees will be introduced to the acrylic brand that has been on the forefront of innovation for over 50 years. As the #1 acrylic in the world Liquitex is the only brand to offer the most diverse range of professional products including six unique ranges of professional acrylic colors, innovative mediums, and a revolutionary range of painting tools to meet the needs of every artist.

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Registration fee: $10*

* Fee returned as store credit on day of event


Past Events

When: Saturday, March 7th, 2020 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Whether you are an accomplished artist or just want to try something new, alcohol ink is a fun and often unpredictable medium. You will love the intense saturation of color and the fun surfaces we will work with.

$15 Registration fee

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When: Friday, March 6th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

This six week course will cover the fundamental techniques that make it possible to create a successful watercolor painting. A new painting will be created each week with focus on simple subject matter such as landscapes, seascapes, and still life.

Dates of the course are: 3/6, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17all from 10am - 1pm
Note there is no class March 13th

The class will cover: - basic composition - application of washes, wet in wet, glazing and dry brush techniques - how to exploit the natural flow of water and discover the secrets that make it work its magic like no other medium can! - how to let the water guide you while overcoming the urge to control every brush stroke - the meaning of less is more

Please come prepared with all materials in materials list available here

Class Fee: $260 Feel free to contact Alan with any questions: [email protected]

When: Thursday, March 5th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

6 Thursdays at 10am - 1pm 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9

In this six-week Intermediate course we will cover the fundamental and advanced techniques that will make it possible for a successful watercolor painting. We will create a new painting each week and concentrate on simple subject matter, primarily landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes.

What we will cover:

  • -A more comprehensive understanding of composition: Design, Values, Shapes. Edges and Color
  • -A more comprehensive understanding of the application of washes, wet in wet, glazing and dry brush techniques.
  • -A refresher on the importance of water to pigment ratios -A refresher on drawing, perspective and proportion.
  • -How to exploit the natural flow of water and discover the secrets that make it work its magic like no other medium can and learn to let the water guide you while overcoming the urge to control every brushstroke.

In other words, less is more!

Class Fee: $260 Feel free to contact Alan with any questions: [email protected]

When: Friday, January 17th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

This six week course will cover the fundamental techniques that make it possible to create a successful watercolor painting. A new painting will be created each week with focus on simple subject matter such as landscapes, seascapes, and still life.

Dates of the course are: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14 all from 10am - 1pm

The class will cover: - basic composition - application of washes, wet in wet, glazing and dry brush techniques - how to exploit the natural flow of water and discover the secrets that make it work its magic like no other medium can! - how to let the water guide you while overcoming the urge to control every brush stroke - the meaning of less is more

Please come prepared with all materials in materials list available here

Class Fee: $260 Feel free to contact Alan with any questions: [email protected]

When: Thursday, January 16th, 2020 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

6 Thursdays at 10am - 1pm 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13

In this six-week Intermediate course we will cover the fundamental and advanced techniques that will make it possible for a successful watercolor painting. We will create a new painting each week and concentrate on simple subject matter, primarily landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes.

What we will cover:

  • -A more comprehensive understanding of composition: Design, Values, Shapes. Edges and Color
  • -A more comprehensive understanding of the application of washes, wet in wet, glazing and dry brush techniques.
  • -A refresher on the importance of water to pigment ratios -A refresher on drawing, perspective and proportion.
  • -How to exploit the natural flow of water and discover the secrets that make it work its magic like no other medium can and learn to let the water guide you while overcoming the urge to control every brushstroke.

In other words, less is more!

Class Fee: $260 Feel free to contact Alan with any questions: [email protected]

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