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FEBRUARY 2020

February 4, 5:30pm - 8:30pm 

Portrait Master Copy in Oils

In this six week session learn how to use master copy painting as a valuable tool for improving your skills at painting portraits. More info

February 5, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Portrait Drawing from a Photo

In this six week session work from a photo reference of your making, learn to draw the image to perfection using the sight-size method. This is a great class for those who would like to draw realistically. More info!

February 7 & 8, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Linear Perspective for the Artist

In this two day workshop students will gain a clearer understanding of the basic rules of linear perspective. More info!

February 9, 5;30pm 

GMCT Brisk Winter Walk

Meet at the Keeney Center parking lot, 200 Main Street. Walkers will stroll down Main Street to Cove Park, walk through the parking lot to the Cove channel, under the I91 overpass and out to the River’s edge. The Snow Moon will rise above the trees on the eastern shore. More info!

February 15, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Color Mixing in Oils Crash Course

In this one day workshop learn the scientific principles of color mixing in oil paint to gain confidence in mixing colors with accuracy. More info!

February 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Memory to Memoir

In this six week class a writing coach and published author, will teach you how to write and publish your own story. More info!

February 20 - 22, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Alla Prima Still Life in Oils

Learn the fundamentals of how to create a still life painting from direct observation. Topics include materials, composition, depth, drawing, light, color theory, form, edges and how to work a narrative into your work. More info!

February 22, 7:00pm 

“Why the Still Life Painting” by Todd Casey

This lecture will make the case on the history and genres of why artists have painted the still life tableau as subject matter for so long. There will be a drawing at the end for a free book. Suggested donation. Reception included. More info!

February 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm 

Traditions Carried Forward

Wethersfield Historical Society Presents "Traditions Carried Forward," a bridal showcase of Old Wethersfield. Meet local wedding Vendors, enjoy demonstrations, visit an exhibit, and sample tastings. Bring friends and family. Admission $10 per person. In the Ballroom at the Keeney Center, 200 Main Street. For more info contact Jill Fletcher at 860.529.7161.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

5th Annual Spring Planting Festival

Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Spring Class Registration

Historic Wethersfield's YouTube Best of 2019

Interested in volunteering for Wethersfield Historical Society?

Slow shopping at the Old Wethersfield Country Store

The Great Elm

"The Great Elm" now on Facebook!

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Wethersfield Heritage Walk

Wethersfield Tourism Commission, 505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109

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