The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Drawing and Painting Class

Drawing and Painting
Sponsored by Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries


Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd., Easthampton


Jan Ruby-Crystal - Professor of Art and Design

Adult Members: $205.00

Nonmembers: $245.00

Class dates and times:

· Mon, Feb 15, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

· Mon, Feb 22, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

· Mon, Feb 29, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

· Mon, Mar 07, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

· Mon, Mar 14, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

· Mon, Mar 21, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Come to Arcadia for a morning of creativity and reconnection with yourself. Learn the rudiments of drawing, design, composition, and the techniques of water-based painting on gessoed paper and canvas. Each class will include instruction, demonstrations, and studio time. Cost includes all supplies and instruction for six classes.

About the Instructor: Jan Ruby-Crystal has been an art educator for 36 years. During her long career as a university professor she taught classes in 2-D design, painting, drawing, papermaking, printmaking, book arts, metal smithing, and digital photography and design. Her own artwork has melded into a multi-media mix of her skills with an emphasis on imagery from nature. Her work can be seen at Happy Valley in Northampton.

Registration is required.

Call 413-584-3009 to register by phone.

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