Hone your visual sensitivity as you learn to see color’s relationships contrasting in value, temperature and hue.
Refresh your Color Sense!
Revitalize your affair with paint or pastels as you learn to let light be your subject!
Details are below. Please see calendar page (here) for chronological listing of events.
Come work from the figure in my studio Monday Evenings in July!
This is an open session, and opportunity to work from the model WITHOUT INSTRUCTION
Let the Figure Inspire your Work
July 3rd thru Aug 28th
- From 6-9 the model will assume the same pose all evening for 20 minutes and rest for 5 minutes
I will not offer instruction
Bring your own supplies, beverage if you'd like, and a dish to share!
Feel free to come only once or all Mondays evenings.
Space is limited to 8 people, so do let me know if you plan to attend or if you must cancel
Plein Air Saturdays on Location With Rosalie Nadeau
Let Early Light BE your Subject!
Saturdays June through November
Meet on location every Saturday to paint en plain air and catch the low morning light
I will demonstrate at 7:30 for an hour. You may watch or paint along with me.
From 8:30-11:30, I will offer individual instruction at your easel
I will email you each week's location when you sign up!
Creative Arts Center
Let Light Be Your Subject
Pastel and Oil Painting continues
7/7-8/11 Six Fridays 9:15-12:15
Whether you use Oils or Pastels, whatever your skill level, Rosalie will coach you as your confidence grows and you learn HOW to see so you can paint light, as you learn WHAT to look for so you can bring brilliance and presence to your subject! Pastels, the unsung medium of yesterday is today's most forgiving, immediate, brilliant vehicle for expressing yourself. Oils are classically the juiciest, brightest, deliciously reflective medium everl!
Paint from the still life designed to show you the light, or from your own reference imagery. Though Value does the work, Color gets the credit, and I will show you how to make your color SING!
Vivid Color, Radiant Light at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod
Plein Air and Repair
Let’s paint en plein air in the morning and in the afternoon we will bring our paintings into the studio to address ways to bring more impact, brilliance and vitality to our work! We will analyze how the quality of light affects the color, organize the colors you have to mix the color you see and layer to achieve vibrant, luminous, clean color. Learn how to see relationships, compare value and color temperature, find the light pattern, and see the whole. Address mark making for expressive power and to depict form and depth. Paint wet into wet, using techniques of thin and thick paint for freshness, realistic honesty, variety and clarity. . Paint light with luminous color! Deepen your painting experience! Come to your surface and embrace the oil painting process!!
Choose from 2 3-day sessions:
July 16 - July 18, Sunday-Tuesday, 9:30-3pm
August 13 - August 15, Sunday-Tuesday, 9:30-3pm
In this three day workshop you will work en plein air (weather permitting) as you paint the landscape where there are water views. Nature’s ever changing light teaches us to see the classical principles of art, honing your visual awareness and your sensitivity to observing relationships. Painting your impressions as you explore color’s contrast in value, temperature and hue will bring presence and a sense of time and space to your work.