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Painting Vacation in Connecticut

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 people
Destination: Connecticut  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Drawing, Painting  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 12
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 70 US Dollar (USD) per course
Max Price: 70 US Dollar (USD) per course

We will be drawing and painting from life. Sam D'Ambruoso will be painting with any individual wanting to learn the art of drawing and painting. This is an intense one-on-one art instruction following closely to the classical method of teaching the foundation and principles of painting. This program is designed for beginners to intermediate artists

- Time slots are available weekly; $35 per hour, two hour minimums.
- Class size is limited to one artist only!
- Beginners to advanced level
- Mediums: oils, pastels, drawing.

Faculty Information:
As a full-time professional artist, Sam D’Ambruoso brings over 20 years of experience to these workshops. He has been concentrating on landscapes and portraits since 1972. His nationally acclaimed artists’ workshops in Tuscany and Amalfi, and Sicily, Italy continue to grow in popularity.

Graduating from Providence College, he studied at the Paier School of Art, Hamden, CT under Joseph Funaro and at Lyme Academy of Art under Dan Gheno. He also studied with internationally renowned landscape painter, Thomas Beuchner of Elmira, New York and also at the Scottsdale Artist School with Skip Whitcomb of Fort Collins, Colorado.

A significant influence in landscape painting for Sam was at the Plein Air Painter’s of America Workshop in Old Lyme, CT where he studied with Matt Smith and Kevin McPherson. After teaching art in area colleges, he has developed a 8-week program of instruction in landscape painting as well as portraiture as well as offering private art lessons to selected beginners in oil painting. He is an Elected Artist at the Kent Art Association, Kent, CT.

He was chosen by American Artist Magazine as a landscape-painting instructor at Art Methods and Materials Show in Pasadena, California. Current painting projects include original paintings of New England and Tuscany, Italy as well as selected landscape and portrait commissions. Recent paintings are now installed in the Governor's Residence State of Connecticut and in the State's Permanent Art Collection

Other Activities:
- One-on one painting and drawing instruction;
- Demos in oils;
- Individual critiques.

Facility Information:
Art studio in Middlebury, Connecticut with north lighting which is important for natural light on subject matters.

$35 per hour, two hour minimums, artists usually book one two hour session per week or every other week. Artists pick their convenient time to attend.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: May 2006

With over 20 years’ experience as a full-time artist, Sam concentrates his efforts to landscape painting and portrait commissions. His widely-acclaimed artists' workshops in Tuscany, Amalfi and Sicily Italy and the U.S. continues to grow in popularity. He now has over 50% of prior workshop participants joining...

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