Northlight Art Center

Located at 4789 Route 22, Amenia, New York

New Classes Beginning

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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Power of Pastels with Pieter Lefferts
Wednesdays, 1-4PM    6 Weeks/$240
E-mail Instructor or call (860) 364-5675 for details.

Explore this most colorful medium in a lively environment. Students learn techniques for handling pastel, from paper selection to color mixing, blending (or not), hatching, tone and composition. Individual instruction lets you learn about this amazing medium at your own pace, developing your creative voice to make the art that you want to make. Open to all.

Pieter Lefferts founded Northlight Art Center in 2010. He was named one of Litchfield County's Top 50 Most Influential People for 2012.

Drawing and Painting with Pieter Lefferts
Thursdays, 1-4PM    6 Weeks/$240
E-mail Instructor or call (860) 364-5675 for details.

A sound foundation for all artists is the ability to draw. Whether it's to sketch a likeness or as the basis for abstract painting, ultimately, learning to draw teaches you how to handle paint in whatever way you want. But if you can't wait to paint then this is a great class to learn how to handle oils and acrylics in a beginner friendly environment. Open to all who are new to art, getting back to art, or have been at it a while, but want to take their art-making to another level. Open to all.
Friday Studio with Pieter Lefferts
Fridays, 1-4PM    6 Weeks/$240
E-mail Instructor or call (860) 364-5675 for details.

The Friday Studio is open to students of all levels of ability who want to work in drawing media and/or oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolor. With Pieter's guidance you'll learn effective techniques to capture what it is you want to 'say' with paint. For realists, expressionists, abstractionists alike there are certain things every artist should know in order to create meaningful works of art. Come find out what these 'things' are, after all, experience is its own reward.

Additional Workshops may be added

  • Individual classes may be taken as space allows and at the consent of the instructor. Fee: $50 per class.
  • In case of inclement weather Northlight Art Center will close as necessary and the class will be made up. If a class is held there will be no guaranteed student make up session. All payments and fees are expected at the start of the first class and are non-refundable.


    Private lessons by appointment

Attention Artists, Musicians, Writers!  If you are looking for a venue to hold your class or workshop consider Northlight Art Center's convenience and amenities for your program. Contact Pieter by email or call (860) 364-5675 to arrange a meeting.

Private Lessons by Appointment   Call (860) 364-5675

Northlight Art Center is located at 4789 Route 22, Amenia, New York 12501

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