Art by M. Iglesias

Contemporary Artist / Art Instructor

DEC WORKSHOP:  Winter Wonderland in Acrylics

All skill levels - Ages 16 to Adult    $80  
4 week course –  6-8pm - Mon 12/4, Mon 12/11, Mon 12/18, Tue 12/19 

The focus of this class will be to learn the basic materials, techniques, and tools used to create realistic paintings with snow adorning the canvas.  Once we have covered the fundamentals of using the medium, you will learn the process of constructing the wintery composition with proper layout and balance.  You'll learn how to paint  convincing snow affects that show dimension and vibrancy.  You'll learn how to prioritize the order of layers and how to develop a fully realized painting.  Materials List will be provided for brushes, paints, and substrates via email prior to the class start date.  Each student will create 2 paintings during this workshop that will be based on photo references by the instructor for week one and photo references brought by the student for weeks 2-4.  

Class Schedule
Wk 1:  Review of materials, painting basics, and discussion on painting style options.  Quick color demonstration and exercise on small canvas working from photo reference provided by instructor.
Wk 2:  Working from photo references provided by student, the first layer of painting will be completed.  

Wk 3:  Continue developing layers and building details and dimension to capture the full impact of the snow and wintery elements of the image.  Guidance will continually be given on different techniques and construction strategies.   
Wk 4:  Completion of final layer to include fine tuning details and critique of finished painting. 

All WORKSHOPS and OPEN STUDIOS are held at 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA  


NOV Adults:              Tue 11/21      6-8pm

DEC Adults:               Wed 12/13     6-8pm                   


No reservation needed, walk-ins welcome.  However, space is limited, so to guarantee your seat,

you can pre-register here for the $25 seats.
Professional art instructor present to guide you through your creative process.
We'll guide you through any painting you want, even one of our Paint & Sip Paintings that you may be

dying to do!  $15 per session. Bring your own materials, or we will supply for you for an additional $10.

No extra charge to use our easels, aprons, disposable pallets, or water cups.