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Figure Painting and Drawing with Sarah Holl

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January 27, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Cultural Center of Cape Cod
307 Old Main St.
South Yarmouth, Ma., MA United States
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In this class, students can practice their drawing or painting skills while working from a live model. Students will be encouraged to find their own voices and explore various mediums. Students will receive individual instruction as well as group critiques. Open to all levels of experience.
This class meets in the Great Hall in the main building.
Effective until further notice:
For the health, safety, and well-being of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and creatives, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod requires that guests attending indoor ticketed events or classes must wear a mask and be vaccinated or provide a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours.
For your convenience, you may choose to upload your vaccination card in advance here, or send a photo of the vaccination card or negative COVID test with your full name to vax@cultural-center.org. Please note all guests within a party will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
Students may work in any medium of their choice.
Suggested materials for beginners:
1 18″x24″ Newsprint pad,1 18″x24″ drawing pad, soft charcoal (alpha-color Char-Kole,12 pack, compressed, not pastel, is recommended), ebony pencil, and an eraser If you are painting we ask that you please bring and take home your solvent or water.
There are several easels here at the center. Participants may want to come early to set up and assure a good spot. If you would like to bring your own paint box easel to feel free to do so. What to expect of this class: We often use nude models. Sometimes models are draped and other times we may use a clothed model in an interior. Artists will have the opportunity to paint or draw the model in various settings, lighting, and with different props.
Sarah Holl’s career as an artist is characterized by versatility, imagination, and innovative legacy. As a career artist, she has worked both in clay and paint for most of her life. Sarah’s days revolve around making art and community involvement within the arts. Sarah is a principal in the family-owned Scargo Pottery and Art Gallery in Dennis, Massachusetts, founded by her father, Harry Holl in 1952. In addition to regularly producing works of art, she has curated exhibits of works by various artists in the Cape Cod area. Sarah has had solo shows of her paintings at numerous galleries, including The Cape Cod Museum of Art, The Cove Gallery in Wellfleet, The Cotuit Center for the Arts, and the Cahoon Museum in Cotuit. Articles on Sarah’s work have been published in Cape Cod Life Magazine, Cape Arts Review, and featured in the New England News Program, Chronicle.

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