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Instructor: Kathleen Jacobs
Monday - Friday
August 19 - 23
9am - 12pm
5 Sessions

Working outdoors, students will investigate form, line and color to experience and record what our natural surroundings present to us.  In this class students will hone their observational skills, work intuitively, and learn to see and create simplified compositions from the graceful shapes and forms that exist in the beautiful landscape.   Starting with thumbnail sketches, students will use these studies to help make small format paintings, no larger than 10” x 10,” painted in one sitting. The late summer colors of the national seashore will be discussed in order to mix and translate the experience one sees and feels while on Cape Cod.  An emphasis will be placed on creating a simplified sense of space, structure, and a personal interpretation – all without  over-analysis.
Skill Level - Beginner to Intermediate.

Kathleen Jacobs has been painting from the Cape Cod landscape for over seventeen years.  She attended the University of MA where she received a BFA in Painting/Art History. She was honored at the University with the Chancellor's Talent Award for outstanding achievement that resulted in receiving a full scholarship. She was awarded an Art Fund Scholarship to attend the La Napoule Art Foundation in France. She earned her MFA in Painting/Visual Arts from the Lesley University College of Art and Design.