Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2012 Spring Portrait Academy

Featuring Everett Raymond Kinstler, Edward Jonas,
Michael Shane Neal, and Dawn Whitelaw
 March 30 & 31, 2012
Norman Rockwell Museum – Stockbridge, Massachusetts

 The Portrait Society of America is proud to announce a special 2012 Spring Portrait Academy. We cordially invite you to attend this insightful and educational event. 

Our first-ever Spring Portrait Academy will be held in Stockbridge, Massachusetts at the Rockwell Museum, featuring artists Everett Raymond Kinstler, Edward Jonas, Michael Shane Neal, and Dawn Whitelaw.

Join us at this exciting, enriching, and inspiring event! Enrollment has already reached the half-way point and we expect this program to sell out, so please register soon.  Below is the agenda outlining all the events we have planned for the two days.  Registration is flexible - you can attend one day (Friday-March 30) or for both days (March 30 & 31). 

Good News! Registering is now easier than ever: Click here to Register Online

Schedule & Programs

Friday, March 30, 2012
1:00-4:00pm       An Afternoon with Everett Raymond Kinstler                    
                           Everett Raymond Kinstler will give a presentation and  at the 
                           end of his presentation Kinstler will give a personal tour of 
                           the exhibition.

Saturday, March 31, 2012
10:00-10:30am     Welcome (Overview of day's activities)
10:30am -12pm    Morning Breakout Sessions 
                             (Select one event from the 3 options)
1.   Edward Jonas: The Anatomy of Expressions A sculptor 
    explains how and what we subtly communicate through pose 
    and expressions.
2.   Michael Shane Neal: The Broad BrushA view of 
     painterly style and simple effect.
                              3. Dawn Whitelaw: The Color ConnectionBuilding 
                                  harmony in your work.
12pm-1:00pm       Lunch break                   
1:00-2:30pm         Repeat of Breakout Sessions 
                             (Select one event from the 3 options)                    
2:30-3:00pm          Break
3:00-4:30pm         Techniques for Critiquing Your Own Work & Critiques 
                             from Original Paintings
                              You are encouraged to bring one small original work of art for 
                                       critiques at the end of this program