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Hello Painters!

I will teach again in early spring. I have compiled here a list of the classes I am offering from my studio, Currier Museum of Art, Concord Art Association & Museum, and Munroe Center for the Arts.

I hope you can find something that suits your schedule.

Some are on zoom. Some are in person. And I continue to meet painters for individual instruction or critiques.

Springtime Tuesdays in my Studio. SMALL group sessions. 

All the best to you,

Emily Passman



Tuesdays April 2, 9, 23, 30 and May 7, 14, 21, 28
$90 per 4-hour session

I open my studio to painters. This is a time for me to assist you in your work, offer an exercise, share a group critique and a box lunch together. You may sign up for an individual day or more. I only take 5 painters at a time. This way there's more individual attention paid to each painter. Email me with your choice of dates.

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Old Photo, New Look:
(online through the Currier Museum of Art)

6 Fridays March 29, April 5, 12, April 26, May 3, May 10
10am – 12:30 pm

Using only a photo as reference, this class will encourage you to push your painting technique. Crop information, modify colors, and change compositions – through a series of guided exercises, I will help you build confidence in your painting skills by finding fresh ways of seeing an old photo. Learn various warmup and process techniques to help bring more individual expression and immediacy to your work. This class is for oil or acrylic painters, intermediate to advanced. Class is conducted in real time (EST), scheduled through Zoom. Link will be provided prior to the first class.

Just Ink
(online through the 
Currier Museum of Art)

5 Fridays

May 17, 24, 31,

June 7, 14

10am – 12:30 pm

In this course, we'll delve into a variety of drawing methods exclusively using ink. Whether you're an avid traveler or a passionate sketchbook enthusiast, this skill is perfect for capturing moments on the go.

We'll explore different ink techniques, including the use of washes, brushes, and dip pens, to make dynamic and expressive sketches. Additionally, we'll discuss the importance of selecting the right paper and sketchbooks that work best for you.

We'll use views from the window, photographs, and natural flora as subject matter.  Sign up here

(In person) Nature Landscape Paintings from your Photos. Offered through the Munroe Center for the Arts

6 Wednesdays

April 3, 10, 24,

May 1, 8, 15,

10am – 1pm

You've taken some great landscape photos, and chosen a few that would make great paintings. Using the photo as a reference only, we'll push color palette, composition, style, and experiment with the application of paint to build texture found in the landscape to make this an expressive painting not one that is merely copied. Class is designed for acrylic and oil painters.

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(In Person)  Plein Air Workshop on location
Offered through Concord Art Association & Museum

July 22 – 26  10 – 2 PM 

Designed for painters who want to paint representationally, but with an expressionistic flair...Set up your easel or drawing-board on your lap, near the comforts of Concord Art. Join me in drawing and painting in either oil or acrylic paints and get back to the joy of the observational Plein Air experience.

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