Secret Lives of Shopkeepers

Secret Lives of Shopkeepers

Start Date:
7. February 2018
Finish date:
16. May 2018
10.00 USD
Ms. Leigh Niland


Back by popular demand! After-hours Portraits of Brattleboro Merchants in the Main Street Studio. Faces familiar in passing are the focus of these alla prima portrait painting sessions. Shopkeepers are asked to "come as they are or would like to be portrayed", so we never quite know what we're in for until they arrive. It's a tall challenge for any painter but a lot of fun too. This class is especially recommended for those with some proficiency with oil paint and life drawing.  Drop-ins welcome.  If you are a Brattleboro merchant and are interested in modeling or know someone that is, please call or email us with the info.

Wednesday, 6 – 8:30 pm     Feb. 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16     

no class on 4/18/18  

Price per class:  $20. Including canvas, oil paints, and solvents     $10. BYO gear 

Schedule of merchants modeling:

2/21/18 - Greg Lesch (Chamber of Commerce)

2/28/18 - Connie Snow (retired Executive Director Windham Windsor Housing)

3/14/18 - Eric Cutler  (Hospice Shop)

3/21/18 - Jon Whitman (Strange Brew Tatoo)

3/28/18 - Sara Coffey (Vermont Performance Lab)

4/4/18 - Stephanie & Keith Bonin (Duos Restaurant)

4/11/18 - Rachel Brown (Strange Brew Tatoo)

4/25/18 - Kate Spencer (previous owner of Maple Leaf Music)

5/2/18 - OPEN

5/9/18 - OPEN

5/16/18 - Star Latronica (Brooks Library)

Date pending for the following models:

Dr Rebecca Jones

Olga Peters

David Scholaes

Steve West

Mary Giamartino

"Mary Giammartino" oil painting by Nancy Detra


"John Clements" oil painting by Roxcell Bartholomew

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