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Gamble Education Center

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9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
207-596-6457

August 2021

Summer Blooms: Explorations in the Ancient Medium of Encaustic with Hélène Farrar

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Hélène Farrar, Three Tulips

This in-person class will meet at the Gamble Center on the Farnsworth campus. Whatever your relationship to flowers – an avid gardener, a giver or receiver of a bouquet, or someone with a creative eye, we are excited to bring you a playful workshop looking to summer blooms and the ancient medium of encaustic. Join Artist Hélène Farrar in exploring this hot molten wax painting medium where we will drip, pour, drag, layer, heat, and scrape! In developing a rich…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth: A watercolor workshop with Barbara Thomas

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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In-person at the Gamble Education Center on the Farnsworth Campus Under the guidance of Barbara Thomas, students will look at the ways Andrew Wyeth constructed a painting, including: compositional choices, palette and color choices, paint mediums and their uses, and how he created atmosphere through technical and stylistic aspects of rendering. Students will gain an understanding of the sense of ‘place’ in an artist’s work, particularly Wyeth’s.   Close observational drawing in the gallery followed by a painting session will deepen…

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