Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The CURE for Cabin Fever!

Details below for PAINT NIGHT, Early Start in Art, and Introduction to Encaustic Painting!

Paint Night  - - - - Marsden Hartley and Maine's Mountain!
Friday, March 2nd 6 to 9 PM!

Please join us in an extraordinary, sassy and classy PAINT NIGHT evening LIKE NO OTHER at Hélène Farrar Art in Manchester! Get out of your winter funk and be a part of the fun on Friday, March 2nd from 6 to 9 PM! Learn about the wonderful Maine Artist Marsden Hartley and we will paint the mountains, and the light!!!! And enjoy delicious heavy hors-d'oeuvres and wine from our Lighthouse. Paint the blues away  - - -  -Leave inspired! Cost is $45. Register here.

Early Start in Art! For Young Artists Ages 3,4,5
STARTS Friday, March 9th! Join us for 5 weeks from 9 - 945 AM! 
Art helps small children develop mentally, socially, and emotionally plus it boosts small children's ability to analyze, and problem-solve in a myriad of ways! And why not help your littles self-confidence sky rocket? So join us - we'll explore the basics of color, line and shape while we play with paint, clay and more! And great fun for the grown ups too - good coffee included!

Register Here for "Crash Course in Encaustic Painting" Sunday, March 18th 10 AM to 3 PM
What are encaustics? How do artist’s use encaustics? What is the history of encaustics? Learn this, plus how to layer, fuse and make a variety of marks in this seductive medium. Learn painterly approaches plus how to etch and scrape into the surface. Take your flat collections such as your drawings, collected papers, pictures and embellish them into the wax! Leave with two small finished paintings and artistic inspiration!

We will also briefly touch on proper studio ventilation, wax safety, and how to “finish” artworks in terms of framing and care. Class time will be divided between demonstrations, individual work time, and discussion.