Let's Do This...Summer Workshops!

Let's Do This!


I'm teaming up with the new art store in town... Paper, Pen and Palette to bring you a roster of summer classes.   
All the class materials are available at the store in Wolfeboro, right next to Black's on Main Street. In fact they've put all the materials together in a nice packet with special deals just for these classes. The Paper, Pen and Palette crew is a lot of fun so you'll have a great time visiting them. 

Now on with the show! First up...

Handmade Brushes and the Art of Making Marks

This day long workshop will cover several fun and creative techniques for making paint brushes out of organic materials easily found in the woods of NH. Participants will learn how to craft jute, wood fiber and pine needle brushes during the morning hours and the afternoon will be devoted to making marks with ink and brush.

TIME: 10:00 am - 2:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break.  One day workshop offered 3 different times
Saturday June 22
Wed. July 10
Wed. August 7
 COST: 90.00

Roll of 4 lb 24 gauge copper wire 
Strathmore Watercolor paper 140 lb 12x18
Kingart Mixed Media Paper Pad 5.5.x.8.5
Black Ink
2 ply jute
Artist tape or painter’s tape 
Any watercolor paints you may have or (The Koi watercolor set or the Kingart watercolor set are perfect)
Medium size watercolor brush


Art Journaling

Explore the techniques of creating your own art journal.
This is a fun and wild way to get your creative juices flowing while learning new painting, printing and mark-making techniques. We will take a blank journal and begin to turn it into a work of art.
I will introduce several fun techniques and exercises that will help you to get going on your own art journal. You will leave with a sampler of colorful, and beautiful first pages of your art journal.

TIME: 10:00 to 2:00  One Day Workshop offered 3 different times
Tuesday June 11,
Saturday July 13
Tuesday August 13
 COST: $85.00

White Gesso, small jar
Acrylic gel medium small jar
Acrylic paint brush set
Acrylic paint set Art Advantage
Sharpie white, black and any other colors you like
9 x 12 Canson mixed media sketchbook   (DONNA, This is item number 13828-1023 Blick’s Art Supplies)
Black art markers
Magazine pictures or gift wrapping, other special papers you like
Paper palette (Can use a paper plate)
Paper towel
A rag or two
A 1 ½ inch paint brush…Cheap one, if you can’t find it at the art store they are sold at the hardware store.


Drawing Class

Drawing is the foundation of all the visual arts. Learning to draw helps you envision all your ideas by drawing them on paper.
Learn the fundamentals of drawing; shading, composition, scale, perspective and design principles in this six-week class.

TIME: Thursday Nights 7:00 to 8:30 ...We will NOT be meeting Thursday Night JULY 4
Starts Thursday June 27 ends Thursday August 8
COST: 120.00

9x12 Sketch book
Drawing Pencil set


Pen and ink, watercolor sketches are among the most creative ways to record your life. In this class we will learn the basics of sketching simple objects, people, faces or landscapes with pen and ink and added watercolor. You will learn some easy calligraphy styles of writing in your sketch book as this is a beautiful way to record trips abroad as well as walks in your own garden.

TIME: One day workshop 10:00 -2:00  offered 2 different times
Wed. July 24
Sat. August 10
COST: 80.00

Watercolor sketch book Strathmore Watercolor Paper, spiral bound 6 x 9 (15 sheets per book)
Watercolor postcard paper
Kingart sketchbook 5.5 x 8.5
Micron pens
Koi watercolor set


Email me to register for classes, I will get right back to you. janhcroteau@roadrunner.com
Or stop into Paper, Pen and Palette and register there and purchase your materials. You can also check them out online http://www.paperpenandpalette.com/

Let's have a creative and fun summer, SweetArts!


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