Summer 2022
Classes & Events

If you have ever desired to wield a brush over canvas, inscribe in pen and ink or just enjoy the company and talent of fellow artists, then we encourage you to take part in our classes and workshops.   Discover the talent that may lie within you and sign up now!

Wednesday Figure/Portrait Workshop with Bob Beaulieu


Wednesday evenings: 7-10 p.m.

Dates 6/8, 7/13, 8/, 8/10, 9/14
$10.00 SAA members & students, $15 non members,
We're offering an opportunity to paint, draw and study the figure and portrait (clothed).  Open session starts 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  Space is limited to 8 attendees. 

Announcements by email.  Think Second Wednesday!  Questions and confirmation, email: Bob at

Drawing & Sketching For Pleasure

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Wednesday mornings: 10:30 am - 12:30pm

P. Anthony (Tony) Visco will teach the basics of drawing & sketching through demo nstration and lecturing. The class is suitable for beginners and intermediate students, and even advanced artists who lack drawing training. Learn to see in a relaxed atmosphere which encourages growth and development in your sketching technique. Work towards the goal of completing a new piece every time we meet. This learn-by-doing class includes individual attention and critique. You can sketch from still life or photography. Tony will be here to help while you have fun sketching for pleasure. Pastel, color pencil & charcoal use welcome. For details on materials, online class fee, etc., email Tony at

WATERCOLOR - Beginners to Advanced Mary Beth LoPiccolo.


Thursday afternoons: 2:00-5:00

Mary is a highly successful artist with experience in both teaching and commercial art.   During the summer months, the class meets at various locations around Scituate and surrounding towns. Mary Beth provides a relaxed atmosphere which encourages growth and development.  Each class will include demonstrations & critiques along with individual attention. Contact: Janet Cornacchio at to be added to the group's list serve.Sessions meet weekly as long as 4 or more members plan to meet.
Cost is $30 session. SAA membership is a prerequisite.

Nan Daly: New Watercolor Techniques Workshop

Nan Goat

Saturday & Sunday, June 4&5
Please sign-up ASAP to allow time for the purchase of tool kit materials
This two-day workshop will be full of new techniques & tools and experimental fun. Try both abstraction and realism.
Learn techniques that can be used for any size painting. Create new works including:

  • A Poured Abstract with added collage paper

  • A painted Animal using watercolor over acrylic textures

  • A fantasy landscape of pen and ink doodles

  • A subject of your choice started with a water-soluble pen 

Techniques include: pouring beautiful colors into water shapes; creating textures (fur, feathers) with metal tipped bottles of acrylic paint; collaging with tissue papers and drawing with opaque pens. Work with pens, pipettes, napkins and tissue, gutta bottles, gloss paint .and have fun!
$160M / $200NM + $15 tool kit - Click to download workshop details