Events in West Hartford, CT

When: Thursday, October 24th, 2019 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Six week course Thursaday's 10am - 1pm on the following dates: Oct 24th, Oct 31st, Nov 7th, Nov 14th, Nov 21st, Dec 5th.

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.

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.

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

When: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Drawing is an essential skill and this workshop will focus on dealing with hair, feathers, fur, and scales. Learn how to handle these complex textured surfaces. We will use figurines and photos as models. The second half of the day will focus on lighting and shadows. This is appropriate for any skill level.

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Registration fee: $60
When: Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of CT 1109 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06110

From colored pencil and watercolor pencils, to pigmented artist pens, to pastel pencils and so much more! Faber-Castell has everything you need to allow your creativity to blossom. Join us for a special event featuring education, product information, hands on demonstrations and samples. Discover the fine art products from Faber-Castell and see where the color takes you.

FREE SAMPLES for each attendee!

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Registration fee: $10*

* Fee returned as store credit on day of event

When: Saturday, November 9th, 2019 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Take a stroll into the world of Matisse’s grey.
Learn to use greys of all varieties in combination with other hues. Grey tones from both black & white as well as from complementary colors will be explored. We will be inspired by nature, flesh tones, the man-made world, and the completely abstract. This course will touch on all relevant color issues as well. This is appropriate for any skill level.

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Registration fee: $60
When: Saturday, November 30th, 2019 — 10:00am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

All things in nature are structured in the golden section ratio. We will use this as a structural foundation along with the addition of sacred geometry and sacred numbers as inspiration for drawing compositions and figure ground relationships. The first half of the day will be drawing and the second half will be painting.
This is appropriate for any skill level.

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Registration fee: $60

Past Events

When: Monday, October 21st, 2019 — 9:30am
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Our fourth annual collaboration with West Hartford Public Schools young artists will feature the work of third and fourth graders!!! The art depicts, "Reflections of Me." Beginning October 21st, student artwork will be available to view on YourArtSupplies.com and in store at our 1109 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford location until November 3rd.

When: Saturday, October 19th, 2019 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of CT 1109 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06110

Join Artist Leslie Giuliani -www.lesliegiuliani.com- for this demo and hands-on class, where participants will work with R&F Encaustic paints to layer drawings done on transparent tissue, transfer laser and Xerox images by simply rubbing and adding water and carve and scrape through paint layers to reveal hidden textures. Come on out to see for yourself how much fun it is to work with this beautiful material!

When: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford 1109 New Britain Ave, West Hartford CT

Join us for education and lots of hands on participation with Strathmore Blank Greeting Cards, F+W Acrylic Inks & More.

Award winning artist Kristina Carroll will teach you about the many kinds of papers that Strathmore has to offer. Learn about how they are made and most important how you can use them. Then, Sarah will paint with you on Strathmore Blank Greeting Cards - using F+W Acrylic Inks & more.

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

Call 860-232-0073 or visit sign up online!

When: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of CT 1109 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06110

Alcohol ink has the fluidity of watercolor and the intensity of pigment found in oil and acrylic. We will work with different surfaces and discuss the challenges and features of this medium working hands-on. The ink can be unpredictable and fun for all levels of students. No drawing or painting experience necessary.

When: Saturday, September 21st, 2019 — 1:00pm
Where: Jerry's Artarama of CT 1109 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06110

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.

Each attendee will receive a sample pack of Liquitex Artist Materials!

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