3-Part Watercolor Painting Series
MONDAYS, JULY 1, 8 & 15 | 2-5 PM
$45 per session ($40 Friends of SAC)
All levels – Ages 16+
Class 1, July 1: Beginner Basics, Seascapes, Fireworks
Class 2, July 8: July 4th Fireworks, continued
Class 3, July 15: Landscapes, focusing on composition and washes
This class will introduce attendees to the basic skills of watercolor and help them enjoy the process of creative experimentation. Students will learn to use the technique of washes by changing color into pools of water, manage spontaneity with control, and learn how to create variations of a landscape theme. This will help build a repertoire of skills and when to use them…and have fun doing so!
A supply lists will be emailed to attendees prior to the first class, or starter kits can be purchased in person.
$45 per class drop-in fee ($40 for Friends of SAC) will be offered after July 1, subject to availability, and in-person only on July 1, pending available space.
Lois Bender’s watercolors explore the themes of nature, gardens and landscapes at various sites in The Hamptons, Paris and the Metro New York area She taught throughout the Hamptons for 15 years at the venues Bridge Gardens, Wolffers, Madoo, Sag Harbor Florist, LongHouse Reserve, Guild Hall, Gurney’s and in New York. She is an Adjunct Art Professor at Essex County College in Newark, NJ. She loves to introduce watercolor to newcomers to show them techniques that make watercolor a very forgiving medium. She teaches watercolor still life, landscape, portraits, creative abstraction and nature subjects to groups and privately. www.gardenspiritsny.com & www.LoisBender.com
Two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on the world of printmaking will feature giants in modern and contemporary art, along with talented artists from all over the world. Both exhibitions, the brainchildren of Sag Harbor artist and master printmaker Dan Welden, combine to create a milestone event that brings printmaking to the forefront of art. Presented with Inspiration Plus and Dan Welden. Image: Roy Nicholson; Toxic Garden (Sweet Pea) 7, 2013; Solarplate
After sharing "secrets" in September, Southampton Arts Center will once again present the popular Raconteurs Storytelling Evening, this time with the theme of “Lies”. Each participant will tell a true story about a lie they told our were somehow part of. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and cry. November Raconteurs include Bill Goldstein, Carolann diPirro, Ryan Roth, Ava Locks and SAC Artistic Director Amy Kirwin Sponsored by Patricia A. Sanders.