November 2017 inaugurates a new monthly program at the Marblehead Arts Association. The MAA Art Committee plans to offer regularly scheduled artist demos on Saturday mornings once a month. Artists of all mediums and even non-artists and art lovers find these demonstrations fascinating and informative. They always draw a crowd and are free and open to all comers (space allowing). Traditional mediums such as oil painting, both plein air and still life, will be featured as well as inventive methods using unusual materials developed by some of the MAA artist members.
MAA artist and accomplished Marblehead painter, Anthony Padula kicks off the new program with an oil painting demonstration of his methods and materials with a signature still life in old master style. Learn about his inspiration, process and materials. Tony will set up a still-life and paint in oils for approximately 2 hours – with a couple breaks in between. During the demo, Tony introduces his overall approach to painting while covering many topics – materials he uses & painting techniques – use of color, edges, value,