Demonstrations

Demonstrations

Saturday, July 15, 2017

1:00pm

Map Location #43
Kitty Lovell
3895 Main Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
Panel Painting
Kathrine Lovell will be demonstrating how she prepares a panel with layers of paint and texture, along with designing simple geometric patterns and the basic techniques of gilding. She will be using acrylic paints, glazes, and varnishes all of which are water based and relatively low odor. She uses metal, copper and aluminum leaf to create patterns and complex decorative surfaces.

2:00pm

Map Location #49
Martha Mullen Taradash
958 Neck Rd, Tiverton 02878
Oil Painting
Curious about oil painting? Watch Martha paint a figure in the landscape in oils, done Alla Prima.

3:30pm

Map Location #2
Jane Bregoli
89 Sharp Street, Dartmouth Ma 02747    
Portrait Drawing
Join us for a Portrait Drawing demonstration by
Jane Bregoli, “Copley Master” Portrait Artist. Structure of the head, neck, shoulders, as well as shading, facial features, and characterization will be discussed and analyzed. Handouts about portrait drawing will be available.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

1:00pm

Map Location #26
Josie Richmond Arkins
7 S. Commons Rd, Little Compton RI 02832
Printmaking and Encaustic Painting
Josie will be demonstrating traditional intaglio printing and encaustic painting. She will explain the etching process, how she created the plate using a resist and acid and will then ink up the plate and print it. On display will be a variety of plates to show various acids and techniques for block prints and monoprints. She creates traditional hand painted prints and also combine these techniques into landscape collages tied together using encaustic paint.

2:00pm

Map Location #35
Galen V Snow
220 W Main Road, Little Compton RI 02837
Paper Montage
Paper montage is a form of collage. Galen will demonstrate how shapes of paper cut from magazines are formed into her textural and light filled pieces.

3:00pm

Map Location #47
Jennifer Jones Rashleigh
3rd Story Studio
184 Highland Road, Tiverton RI 02878
Fabric Painting
Colorful paintA short lesson in technique: blending, running texturizing pigments for aesthetic and optical effects. Participants are welcome to see a demo and then paint a book mark or panel of their own. All artistic levels welcome and encouraged from 2 – 102.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

1:00pm

Map Location #36
Stephanie Stroud
15 Colebrook Road, Little Compton RI 02837
Painting with Wool
Stephanie will demonstrate an impressionistic New England landscape. She will use fluffy bits of colored wool which are layered and set in place with a barbed felting needle.

2:00pm

Map Location #40
Lindsey Epstein
324 East Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
Ceramics
Lindsey will demonstrate the techniques used to create her forms on the potter’s wheel. Starting with a ball of clay, you will see the entire wheel throwing process unfold and learn what it takes to create a finished piece. Lindsey will also show her techniques for adding movement and character to her pieces.

3:00pm

Map Location #40
Meridith Wildes Cornell
958 Neck Rd, Tiverton RI 02878
Oil Painting
Meridith will paint a figure in a landscape

Sunday, August 20, 2017

1:00pm

Map Location #44
David Formanek
90 North Court, Tiverton, RI 02878
Metalwork/Sculpture
For a unit in the series Dodonoids, David will install text using a mallet and letter stamps into a metal sheet. It may be noisy. The text may be poetic, didactic, or a repeated slogan. The metal may be lead, copper, tin, or steel. Various hammers will supply texture. An awl or drill will prepare it for hanging.

2:00pm

Map Location #51
Brenda Wrigley Scott
3879 Main Road, Tiverton RI 02878
Acrylic Painting
Brenda will create the textured backgrounds in her bird paintings. It’s a several step process and is the first step in preparing the paper for the final imagery ~ birds!

3:00pm

Map Location #7
JP Powel
Salt Marsh Pottery Building
1167 Russells Mills Rd., S Dartmouth, MA 02748
Ink to inspiration to image
JP will show how he uses his pocket sketchbook as inspiration to create works of art.

3:00pm

Map Location #5
Barbara Healy
61 White Oak Run, Dartmouth, MA 02747
Oil Painting
Barbara will paint the impressionist seascape in oil.

Many artists will have ongoing demonstrations showcasing their own unique creative materials and methods. Enjoy a first-hand look at art as it’s being made in their studios! Look for the “D” on the Tour map. Click here for a schedule of 2017 in-studio artist demonstrations.