Carol Maguire – Joyful Painting (Online); Mondays, February 5-26, 2024

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Dates: Mondays, February 5-26, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time, 2:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time, 7:00-9:00 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: Oil or acrylic

Artist Carol Maguire is always striving to achieve the perfect balance of light and color in her painting. In this 4-week class working directly from life, discover what it takes to make a painting that looks fresh and painterly with Pennsylvania artist Carol Maguire Carol will share how she captures the light, applies paint boldly and keeps her paintings fresh with clean paint.  Participants will be guided through techniques and exercises to create gestural oil sketches to inform composition and flow, value tonal sketches to establish lights and darks, as well as color mixing exercises- to gain insight into Carol’s creative process. Class will include demonstrations, hands-on feedback and lots of personal attention. Work in oils or acrylics. All levels.

Carol Maguire holds a Bachelor’s in Art History from Fairfield University and the Sorbonne, she has furthered her studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Barnes Foundation and Fleisher Memorial. Her passion results in painterly works saturated with color and joie de vivre. Inspired by a love for color, textiles and gardening, her work focuses on objects that surround her daily life.

Maguire started painting full time and showing her work after 9/11/2001. Her extensive travels have brought her to India, Peru, Romania, Guatemala and Honduras where she has taught her artistic skills to the indigenous women. She has worked as a consultant for the State Department where Maguire’s special skills involved identifying the the skills of the artisans and the materials available to them, blending them to design a program of products to make.

Prior to her full time painting Carol was the design director of a high-end doll company. She has taught doll making in the Transylvanian Alps and in the Andes of Peru. Carol’s quilt designs have been featured in books and magazines for Better Homes and Gardens, and she has designed dinnerware for Waterford-Wedgewood and Lenox China.

She now paints and designs full time in her 200 year-old yellow farmhouse in the western suburbs of Philadelphia.

Carol is represented by galleries in North Carolina, Delaware, New York, in Massachusetts on Cape Cod and on Martha’s Vineyard.

This class is full.  Please sign up for the Wait List to be notified if a spot opens up or if Carol adds another section of this class.

This class is no longer available for registration because it was held in the past.  Please view our Online Course Catalog to see current classes.