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Event: Art Lesson with Janet Schwartz- Release Your Inner Artist

Thursday April 20, 2017
6:30 PM

"Simple Techniques to Release Your Inner Artist" is a hands-on workshop designed to help adults overcome the stumbling block of perception and focus on seeing what is really there.Participants learn to simplify what is seen to capture the essence of the subject. Working with pastels, Janet Schwartz guides participants to see their subject in darks, lights and mid-tones rather than focusing on the individual’s perception of what objects should look like and overcomplicating their work.Through a series of images that are more and more in-focus, each participant will create what initially looks like an abstraction but gradually evolves into something more familar. 

Free and open to the public.

This program has been approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College Students.

Preregistration is required and participants must be at least 18 years old. Registration is limited to the first 18 participants.

You may register for this class by clicking the Register button and entering your library card number or you may email the Reference Department at info@pittsfieldlibrary.org or call 413 499-9480 during regular business hours.  Your card must be current in order to register for classes

Sponsored by a grant from the Pittsfield Cultural Council, which is supported by the Masschusetts Cultural Council  and the  Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Attendance at library programs constitutes consent to be photographed; photos may be used in print or electronic publicity for the Berkshire Athenaeum.


About Janet Schwartz
Location: Library Auditorium
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