Norton Factory Studios

1-Day Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop with Elizabeth Zanzinger

1-Day Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop with Elizabeth Zanzinger

Date: Saturday, August 29th Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Workshop Fee: $140 Location: Norton Factory Studios Register Online Attend this affordable alla prima intensive to learn and explore new ways of drawing and observing the live model. Elizabeth Zanzinger has spent years training in academic realism and wants to share some of the exciting painting concepts she […]

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We are hiring a Studio Manager!

We are hiring a Studio and Classroom Manager! No calls, please. Send cover letter and resume to Walter@nortonfactorystudios.com. Norton Factory Studio Manager Position Description Responsibilities The Studio Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of Norton Factory Studios as well as long-term planning to establish Norton Factory as the premier fine artist studio building […]

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2015 Summer Art Camp

Norton Factory Studios Art Camp offers a week of art and fun for kids ages 7 -11. The camp culminates in an art show and reception featuring the campers’ work on Friday, July 17. Five professional teachers and two art assistants will provide your children with an amazing art experience! Download the Registration and Release Form […]

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Workshop: Drawing Marathon Weekend

Drawing Marathon Weekend Instructor: Kim Bennett 2 Days February 7th & 8th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost $185 To Register: Email Kim at kimlaurenbennett@gmail.com If you are looking to dive into drawing for the first time or just to get back into it, this workshop is for you. We will harness the power of group concentration […]

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New Class: Watercolor Botanical Painting with Kim Bennett

Watercolor Botanical Painting Instructor: Kim Bennett 10 classes January 19th-March 23rd 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Cost $400 To Register: Email Kim at kimlaurenbennett@gmail.com Learn to love plants and painting more in this botanical watercolor workshop. Beginners and advanced painters are welcome. We will work together towards a more precise appreciation of both the plant and […]

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New Class: Color Introduction and Expansion with Mel Prest

Color Introduction and Expansion Instructor: Mel Prest 10 classes Wednesdays 6:30-9:30 January 21st-March 25th Cost: $400 To register: e-mail Mel at melprest@gmail.com Explore color through acrylic painting in this studio workshop. This class is suited for both beginner and intermediate students, and is appropriate for artists, craft-persons, designers and anyone wanting to achieve a greater knowledge of color. Using acrylic and […]

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Class: Intro to Encaustics with Janet Bartlett Goodman

Janet Bartlett Goodman 6 classes Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm September 11 – October 16 This class is for people who are new to encaustics as well as those with experience. Learning will be primarily hands-on with ample demonstrations covering traditional and contemporary methods. This class is designed to give students a through knowledge of the encaustic medium. […]

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Workshop: Narrative Drawing and Painting with Patricia Sonnino

Patricia Sonnino 2 classes Saturday & Sunday from 9:30am-5:30pm October 18 & 19 Visual sequences have long been a means for telling stories and conveying ideas. In this class we will survey the graphic traditions of story telling exemplified by the Bayeux tapestry, Roman friezes, Pompeian frescos, historic maps, and comics. We will discuss techniques […]

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Class: Drawing with Mixed Media with Patricia Sonnino

Patricia Sonnino 10 classes Mondays 6:30-9:30pm September 8 – November 10 Drawing continues to be a direct means of expression, similar to journals, a place to record and experiment with initial ideas. This class focused on experimenting with mixed media and non-traditional materials in drawing. A series of in-class assignments will guide students through various techniques […]

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Class: Contemporary Art & Theory with Mark Levy

Mark Levy 10 classes Tuesdays from 7-9pm September 9 – November 11 This course will introduce emerging artists to the basic discourses of art theory from the concept of the avant-garde to postmodernism to post-postmodernism in contemporary art. Theory will be discussed in conjunction with specific works of art from 1945 to the present that […]

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