Program Description: Local artist Gretchen Kelly facilitates this intergenerational program where participants paint from seasonal still lifes, objects, and photos. Offered in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center.
Date/Time: Saturdays, November 16 and December 21, 2-4pm
Registration/Audience: All ages are welcome and adults are encouraged to bring children from their families; children must be accompanied by an adult parent or caregiver. Registration is encouraged. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 518-828-1792 x101, or visit the main desk at the library.
Attendees can learn basic techniques or just hang out and paint with others.
The November class will focus on seasonal flowers, fall foliage, still lifes created with Thanksgiving holiday items and more. In December attendees can create watercolor holiday cards.
Gretchen Kelly works in a variety of mediums and styles, primarily painting figurative, landscape and flowers. Her fashion and home decor background influence her work at times. She is inspired by the beauty of what is natural in the world and embellishes with her own personal touches of color, pattern and ornament. Gretchen endeavors to capture the gestures and nuances of fleeting moments which are the details that bring life and beauty to her work, as she sees it in her subject. Simplicity is the mark that she strives for.