Gouache Weekend with Lisbeth Firmin

Headwaters Arts Center 66 Main Street, Stamford, NY, United States

Often described as a middle ground between water color and acrylic painting, gouache paints are a water-medium paint that is great for creating vibrant, colorful paintings – and it’s perfect for beginners. During this inspiring weekend workshop participants will work with painter Lisbeth Firmin in an exploration of one of her favorite mediums. At the […]

Handcrafted Broom Workshop with Poliana Danila

Headwaters Arts Center 66 Main Street, Stamford, NY, United States

Ancient techniques, timeless beauty and exquisite broom crafting with Poliana Danila We'll be making a 16-inch broom using an ancient technique and an ancient plant: Sorghum. The broom it makes is an extraordinarily effective sweeper, altar piece and a beautiful art object for the wall. You will be able to choose from natural broom corn and the […]

Encaustics Workshop

Headwaters Arts Center 66 Main Street, Stamford, NY, United States

Painting with Hot Wax: an exploration of encaustics with Regina B. Quinn There is a very special kind of luminosity that painters can achieve by working with encaustic paints. These paints, made from beeswax, damar resin, and pigments, are melted on a hot palette and then painted on panels or other substrates. Join Regina B. […]

Painting the Streets

Headwaters Arts Center 66 Main Street, Stamford, NY, United States

Urban landscape painter Lisbeth Firmin will be taking students into the streets of Stamford, instructing them in working quickly with big brushes and bold color to capture the light and shadow of Main Street action. This workshop is structured for both beginners and advanced painters who want to expand their painting skills. Firmin will be […]