New Works Exhibit and Special Events!

Posted By on Jun 23, 2017 |


Special Events: BAA Art-Making Workshops (Free)!

Refresh your skills or learn some new techniques…

The Belmont Art Association (BAA) in partnership with the Belmont Gallery of Art (BGA) present a series of four special summer art-making events on Thursday evenings. All workshops take place 7-9pm at the Belmont Gallery of Art.

Thurs., June 29: DRAWING PORTRAITS

Rick Corbett. Corbett, an award winning pencil artist/portraitist will demonstrate his personal process of creating a portrait based on light as well as structure to capture the personality of his subject. An example of Corbett’s work is below:

Kit by Rick Corbett

Kit by Rick Corbett

Thurs., July 13: KUMIHIMO NECKLACE WORKSHOP

Naomi Ellenberg-Dukas, of DukasDesigns, will demonstrate Japanese beaded braiding to create a single strand kumihimo bracelet. This technique has unlimited designs and varying degrees of complexity, but this will start with the basics. Materials will be supplied to 10 attendees (by lottery to those present). Naomi is President of Beadesigner International/New England Bead Society.

Thurs., July 20: SIMPLIFIED ANATOMY

Drawing the Human Figure from Imagination and Life – led by Damon Lehrer. Lehrer has taught at RISD, Boston University, Art Institute of Boston, Mass College of Art, and Montserrat College of Art. Founder of Boston Figurative Art Center, Somerville.

Thurs July 27: LIVE MODEL SESSION

Come try your hand at drawing a clothed live model. BAA artists will be on hand to offer tips and advice to workshop attendees.

Art supplies will be provided for workshop attendees. Some events will feature brief talks by participating BAA artists about their individual art-making techniques and influences. Refreshments will be served. Free admission.