North Shore Plein Air Painting
Wednesdays 9:30 - 12:30
Sept 27 - Nov 16 classes
Instructor: Sue Charles
$240 NAA non-members $225 NAA members
Open marshland, dunes, the Merrimac river and fields of black cows. Come paint the celebrated landscape of the North Shore. Emphasis is on direct observation, composition and the crucial idea that a painting is a series of abstract relationships. We will paint floral still life inside at the Byfield Community Arts Center if weather is inclement. First class meets at Byfield Community Arts Center for a short slide show before heading out. Enjoy the outdoors at the best time to be a painter, autumn. All levels. Any color medium.
About the instructor
Sue Charles, BFA Painting, Boston University College of Fine Art
Sue has been painting for twenty years and has taught landscape painting classes since 2002. She emphasizes teaching the acquisition of observation skills—perceiving a painting as a series of abstract hierarchal relationships , and trusting and encouraging each artist's original work methods and expression. Sue has won numerous awards for her paintings—most recently for best oil in the NAA Regional Show 2016. Sue is represented by Powers Gallery in Acton, Alpers Gallery in Andover, Islesford Artists Gallery on Little Cranberry Island, ME , the South Street Gallery in Hingham. She works in studio 110 at 14 Cedar Street Studios in Amesbuty, MA. www.suecharlesstudio.com.