Registrations for workshops requires a yearly membership which covers administration costs. You will receive email updates on our latest offerings. General membership is $40. Student and senior memberships are $25. Family memberships are $60. Registrations can be accomplished online or you can mail in a check with the registration form here (PDF Registration Form). VENMO payments @ wethersfieldacademyforthearts  

Deposit/Cancellation Policy at bottom.

In reopening from the COVID 19, we are following CT State guidelines and are maintaining our own guidelines.


4 June

Color Mixing in Oils

with  Veronique Fournier-Wynne

2-Day Workshop

Sat. June 4, Sun. June 5

10am - 4pm


Day One:
A Munsell introduction and simple explanation of its usage.
Experiment with creating a neutral value scale using blacks and white.
Mixing and matching color accurately of a simple object or Pantone color swatch. Matching flesh tones will also take place.
Day Two:
Create an entire palette with just 4 colors, White, Yellow ochre, Cadmium Red and Ivory Black. 
This is called the Zorn palette and it was created by a Swedish artist Anders Zorn. You will create the entire Zorn palette.

Fee : $185. with membership
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24 June

Portrait Painting in Oils Workshop

with  Jessica Artman

3-Day Workshop

Friday,  June 24 - Sun. June 26

10am - 4:30pm


A 3 day workshop working with the live model in a direct painting method. Jessica will demonstrate her simplified approach to developing a complex portrait painting.  Objectives for the workshop are to explore creative ways of developing ones draftsmanship and how to conceptualize 3 dimensional form building in color.  Daily discussions, critiques and demonstrations related to value and color analysis, color mixing and palette management, and of course structural analysis of the portrait will guide the students through the process of completing a portrait in oil. 


Fee : $295 with membership
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23 Sept

Still Life in Oils Workshop

with  Grace DeVito

Three-day workshop Sept. 23-25, 10am - 4:30pm


Details to come.

Fee : with membership
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Deposit / Cancellation Policy

Deposits are required for all classes and workshops in the amount of half the tuition to secure limited spots. Full payment is due two weeks before the start of the session. All cancellations must be made 2 weeks before the start of a class or workshop. We are not responsible for issuing refunds, credits or transfers for classes/workshops missed due to illness, emergencies or events beyond our control.  If a workshop is cancelled by us, you will receive a refund.

All requested refunds (within 2 weeks of the start of the class or workshop) from online payments will be returned via check. A 5% refund fee will be subtracted from the amount paid through online payments. 

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