Winter Art Classes at Artisans Harbor

A watercolor class in action.
A watercolor class in action. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Powell

Artisans Harbor at 188 Main Street in Old Saybrook offers a variety of classes for all ages this winter, including the following adult and teen classes. Six-session classes for adults and teens are $180 and four-session classes for adults and teens are $150. For a complete listing and to register, call 860-388-9070 or visit www.artisansharbor.com.

Watercolor Painting: Thursday, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 and Feb. 7, 14, and 21 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Geared toward beginners and those looking to learn new approaches. Instructor: Lizbeth McGee.

Drawing Class: Friday, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 and Feb. 1, 8, and 15 from 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 12, 19, and 26 and Feb. 2, 9, and 16 from 10 a.m. to noon or 3 to 5 p.m. Instructor Bernard McTigue teaches basic drawing skills and guides students in advancing their skills by drawing from life. Elements of perspective and the skills necessary to perceive and understand three-dimensional form will be covered.

Oil Painting: Thursday, Jan. 10, 17, 24, and 31 and Feb. 7 and 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 and Feb. 1, 8, and 15 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 12, 19, and 26 and Feb. 2, 9, and 16 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Class is for beginners and those looking to further their skills by exploring new methods and materials in oil painting. Instructor: Bernard McTigue

Pastel Painting: Friday, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 and Feb. 1, 18, and 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 12, 19, and 26 and Feb. 2, 9, and 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. Beginner to advanced painters are welcome. Students can choose their subject-landscape, still life, portrait, or a pet-and will be able to duplicate it with confidence. Instructor: Robert Langer.

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