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Awaken Your Creative Spirit

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I am taking a holiday break from teaching painting classes, but I can't wait to start again. My last class of beginners did some amazing work. Including learning to paint glass objects like the painting above!
My next painting class begins on January 7th so there is time for you to awaken your creative spirit and join me. There is room for a few more! See below... and let me know you want to register!
Gift Certificates are also available! 



Playing with Pastels… Beginner and intermediate Join this class and experience a nurturing community atmosphere that will ignite artistic and personal growth whether you are a first time explorer or have had some experience. Students in this class will develop basic pastel painting techniques as we seek to discover our own style. We will explore color and composition, and refine our drawing skills.





Ages: Adults & mature teens When: 5 Mondays January 7th – February 4th 2:00 - 5:00 pm Fee: $180
If you don't have materials and would like to …

Triple Dare!

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This painting, along with four others, is currently showing at the Jackson Gallery at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, VT through the month of December. On this cold Thanksgiving Day, a few hot peppers might be welcome!

Give yourself the gift of creative expression! I dare you! Take my next series of classes here in my studio in Middlebury, or give a gift to someone you love. Gift Certificates available.

Pastel Painting… Beginner and intermediate

In this class, participants will experience a nurturing community atmosphere that will ignite artistic and personal growth whether you are a first time explorer or have had some experience. Students in this class will develop basic pastel painting techniques as we seek to discover our own style. We will explore color and composition, while refining our drawing skills.




Ages: Adults & mature teens When: 5 Mondays January 7 - February 4 2:00 - 5:00 pm Fee: $180
If you don't have materials and would like to use studio materials, the…

The Shadows Begin

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Driving home the other day I asked my husband to stop by this old barn so I could take a photograph. I love the way the shadows change in late summer. Peaceful and cool. The sun trying to hang on to the life of summer! My class begins on Monday and it was time to get back to the easel again.


Pastel Painting… Beginner and intermediate Students will experience a nurturing community atmosphere in this class that will ignite artistic and personal growth whether you are a first time explorer or have had some experience. Students in this class will develop basic pastel painting techniques as we seek to discover our own style. We will explore color and composition, while refining our drawing skills.
Ages: Adults & mature teens When: 5 Mondays September 17 - October 15 2:00 - 5:00 pm Fee: $180
If you don't have materials and would like to use studio materials, the cost is $200.


Whispering Hope

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Soft as the voice of an angel
Breathing a lesson unheard
Hope with a gentle persuasion
Whispers a comforting word. Wait, 'till the darkness is over
Wait, 'till the tempest is done
Hope, for the sunshine tomorrow
After the darkness is gone.

Songwriters: Jimmy Carroll / A Hawthorne
I have always felt inspired when I see this little stand of trees. This morning the sun highlighted their hopefulness.

So good to be painting again.
Judy

Working My Way Back to You

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I have painted this spot many times and it never fails to  bring me pleasure. Shadows and atmospheric perspective have fun with color value, temperature and tint.

Good to get to the easel today after a busy day in the office!
Make room for your art making this fall...
Pastel Painting… beginner and intermediate In this class, participants will experience a nurturing community atmosphere that will ignite artistic and personal growth whether you are a first time explorer or have had some experience. Students in this class will develop basic pastel painting techniques as we seek to discover our own style. We will explore color and composition, while refining our drawing skills.
Ages: Adults & mature teens When: 5 Mondays September 17 - October 15 2:00 - 5:00 pm Fee: $180
If you don't have materials and would like to use studio materials, the cost is $200.

Here Comes the Sun

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Standing in the brilliant sun trying to paint this glowing barn was very memorable. I had a terrible time choosing colors, but I loved the way the barn seemed to glow. I was almost blinded by the light and couldn't quite get is right. The painting sat in the drawer I call "You've got one more chance!"

Today I took the painting out of its exile to give it another chance and get myself warmed up to painting after a two month lapse. It was fun to try to capture the memory of an iridescent spring afternoon.

I got my hands dirty and played with my pastels!
Judy

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My Pastel Painting class starts on September 17! Come and play!!!


Reconnecting with Your Creative Side

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It's been quite a while since I used the creative side of my brain to paint! You might know that I started a wonderful new job in July. My job is challenging both sides of my brain, but it feels like I've been away from the easel for too long.


Beginning to teach again will be good for me and for you, too, if you can join me! I'm just offering one class this time around, and it begins on September 17th in my studio.
Call me or email me to register! 802-989-7644
Judy
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Pastel Painting… beginner and intermediate
In this class, participants will experience a nurturing community atmosphere that will ignite artistic and personal growth whether you are a first time explorer or have had some experience. Students in this class will develop basic pastel painting techniques while discovering their own style. We will explore color and composition, while refining our drawing skills.
Ages:Adults & mature teens When: 5 Mondays September 17 - October 15 2:00 - 5:00 pm Fee: $180
If yo…