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The Daily Blog

Sunday 16th December 2018

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Some beautiful ink-pen still life drawing from ActonArt’s Art Year Program.

Saturday 15th December 2018

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We’re saying goodbye to the Noh Mask for this week, but we’ll see you at ActonArt on Monday for a half-week of something new!

Friday 14th December 2018

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One way to find inspiration from the world around us is to transform one kind of media into another piece of art. In the Creative Drawing class at ActonArt, students were doing just that!

Rather than copying the art, students were tasked with chopping it up and transforming it into something beyond it’s original intent.

Thursday 13th December 2018

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Exclusive to the winter trimester at ActonArt is the Creating Comics class!

Comics have certainly hit the mainstream, and the popularity of this class sure proves it. For these aspiring comic creators, our first class talked about panels and pacing.

Wednesday 12th December 2018

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The Art Year Program at ActonArt has transitioned to it’s second trimester, where students are looking at dry media.

As the class continues, students will be taking the foundational understanding the acquired in the first section to tackle lots of life drawing. In this class they used graphite pencils for their first attempts.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

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This week in ActonArt’s Foundation classes, students are drawing the Usobuki Noh Mask!

Noh is style of Japanese musical drama where the extremely skilled performers don beautiful masks to play their parts. This drawing serves as both a portrait and object drawing rendered in pastels, marker and colored pencil.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

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From the Intro to Oil Painting class at ActonArt.

Many different exciting styles at play here for the final finish up day!

Monday 10th December 2018

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Some amazing portraits from the Portrait and Style class from the fall at ActonArt!

Sunday 9th December 2018

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Some final stunning pieces from the Charcoal and Pastel class at ActonArt.

Saturday 8th December 2018

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For the last fall session class of the Art Year Program at ActonArt, students wrapped up their artist trading cards and well… traded!

Not only can you see the amazing breadth of ideas from each student, but they also wound up with a lovely keepsake of their time here in class.