New this summer:
Portrait Sculpture with Stephen Perkins
Stephen Perkins is a figurative
sculptor trained and working in the classical method. His work ranges
from small terra cotta, bronze and marble figures to life size and
Henry Hensche said that the study of
sculpture should be part of every painter's education, and so The Cape
School of Art is especially proud to welcome Stephen Perkins to our
Sign up for Stephen Perkins's classes
Plein Air Painting in Watercolor with Lee Boynton
Lee Boynton is an alumni of the Cape School of
Art. He studied with Henry Hensche
in the 1980's.
Intrigued with how the Impressionist theories of color and light
would translate to watercolor, Lee pioneered effective techniques for capturing
the effects of light in watercolor.He co-authored Painting the Impressionist Watercolor with Linda Gottlieb, one of his longtime students.
In this three day workshop, Lee will be teaching his students to capture the unique quality of the light in Provincetown, which has been attracting artists for generations.
Sign up for Lee Boynton's class
Let There be Light with Glenna Hartwell
This course is designed for beginners as well as advanced painters who wish to learn
how to see and paint color outdoors or in North light, using the way of teaching
developed by Charles Hawthorne and Henry Hensche. You will learn to arrange the light and shadow on your painting and organize the color "notes" in The Cape School of Art way of painting. Your eyes will never be the same!
Glenna Hartwell began her career as a portrait artist in the studios of Provincetown, Massachusetts. She studied with Henry Hensche in the late 1970s. Glenna's work is in prominent collections including that of the du Pont family, and the family of actor Christopher Reeve.
Sign up for Glenna Hartwell's class
THE MISSION OF THE SCHOOL:
Chinese Elm in Autumn, Late Light
Oil on board, 16"x 20", c. 1970s
The Cape School of Art has
a unique purpose: to educate the artist in the perception and use of
color and light in representational painting. Through workshops,
classes, and lectures we work to inform a new generation of artists,
patrons, Provincetown residents and visitors about the teaching and
enduring influence of American Impressionist Henry Hensche and his
mentor Charles W. Hawthorne, founder of Provincetown's historic art
colony and the original Cape Cod School of Art.
PAINTING PRACTICES OF THE CAPE SCHOOL
PLEIN AIR PAINTING MAGAZINE
I was recently out of college and living in New York City, I decided to
forestall adult life and serious employment–and avoid a humid summer in
the city – by migrating to Provincetown, Massachusetts... "
By Michael Gormley
| THE LIFE AND PRACTICES OF THE ARTIST'S COLONY
AMERICAN ARTIST MAGAZINE
"A restless summer during my youth led me to the Cape School of Art and its rich tradition of instruction. It is but
one example of America's artists' colonies, which provide instruction
and support for artists looking to advance their skills."By Michael Gormley
HISTORIC ART SCHOOL REVIVED IN PROVINCETOWN
September 7, 2010