Ongoing Oil Painting open studio classes.
Thursdays 10:30 - 1:30 at the Borough Hall on Catherine St. in Milford PA $20.

Drop in - no commitment or registration. Bring in whatever you are interested in working on and I will provide individual instruction and critique. Laid back and supportive environment for unpressured development of your own style and ideas.

All levels welcome. For more info call (570) 409-6754

Young Artists Workshops at the Artisan Exchange.
4 sessions beginning on April 20 - May 11. Saturdays 12 - 2pm. $100 for the whole session - includes supplies.

Working on a variety of mediums, young artists will learn about the history and cultural importance of the art projects, while working in a fun atmosphere of creative freedom. Held in the beautiful new location on Broad St. in Milford, the classes are held in the second floor class studios of this wonderful shop which carries the wares of regional artists and craftsman.

The upcoming projects will be:

Clay pots with potter Dana Drake; Mardi Gras masks, Mixed media collage.

Watercolor painting techniques and tricks with Marie Liu

Class size in limited, so pre-registration is required.
Contact the Artisan Exchange at (570) 296-5550 or

Below you will find a description of the classes I teach. Class schedules and locations will be posted above as they become available.


Good draftmanship provides the artist with the solid understanding and foundation on which to build and grow into other mediums. The simplicity and versatility of drawing make it the perfect medium for learning the basic artistic concepts of composition, spatial relationships, modeling form and understanding light and shadow. Using charcoal and graphite we employ several techniques to encourage personal style. All levels welcome. 6 week session

Oil Painting

This class is designed to provide a basic foundation with which the student can explore this rich and versatile medium. Individual style is encouraged as well as the proper use of materials and understanding various techniques. Create a painting in stages with an emphasis on a strong value study and underpainting.. Learn color mixing with a limited palette. All levels welcome; drawing experience strongly suggested. 6 week sessions.

Color Theory

The missing link in many artists education, color choices are often left to guessing and luck. To really know color and understand its dynamic relationships and interaction, is to harness the most universally recognized and powerful elements of art. We will learn the basic principles of color, how to mix all colors with the three primary palette and how to make any color you see. 6 week session.

Exploring Creativity

This 3 session workshop is a must for all artist at any level. an exploration into the various stages that evolve ideas; inspiration being only one. By understanding these stages the artist is able to nurture the process as well as avoid 'ruts' and negative feelings that can squash creativity. Fun and simple drawing exercises will teach how to promote ideas and get the creative wheels turning.







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