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  • Pastel Program Next For SCAN

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Shauna Shane painting in pastel at its next meeting-program, on Wednesday, March 12, at 7:30 pm. Her subject will be a figure.

    The program will be in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 33 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is welcome, and there is no charge to attend.

  • Top of the Mountain

    In fictional animal news... Patricia MacLachlan and Steven Kellogg, author and illustrator, respectively, of the recently published Snowflakes Fall, both visited Sandy Hook School last week. I understand that while speaking to one group of students Mr Kellogg, a former Sandy Hook resident, shared a fun fact. Did you know his former canine Pinkerton, who inspired his Pinkerton books (like A Rose for Pinkerton), is hidden in some of the illustrations for some of his other books?

  • Art Critiques By Buchanan, December 4 For SCAN

    On Wednesday, December 4, at 1:30 pm, The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will host Clayton Buchanan to critique the work of members.

    This program will begin at 1:30 pm at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited to observe this interesting process and SCAN members are asked to bring one painting to this valuable critique.

    Mr Buchanan will have a brief conservation with each artist to see and understand the image from the artist’s viewpoint.

  • Painting In Still Life, Next SCAN Program

    “Still Life with Brushes” by Frank Bruckman, who will be the next guest artist for The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown.

  • Pecora To Paint For SCAN, October 23

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Susan Tilton Pecora painting a watercolor landscape at its next meeting, on Wednesday, October 23, at 1:30 pm.

    The program will take place at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.

  • A Non-Traditional Approach To Portraiture

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Charles Ray painting in acrylic at its next meeting, on Wednesday, October 9, at 7:30 pm.

    The program will be in the lower meeting room of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street in Newtown (at the flagpole).

    Mr Ray, a resident of Redding, will be offering a demonstration on portrait painting.

  • SCAN Program: Portrait Demo by Charles Ray

    SCAN Program: Portrait Demo by Charles Ray, 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, free program by accomplished artist will offer non-traditional approach to creating a portrait with pastels, hosted by The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown; 203-426-6654.

  • Melody Asbury At Next SCAN Program

    Melody Asbury of Woodbury will be demonstrating in pastel at the next meeting of The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN). The program will be on Wednesday, September 11, at 7:30 pm, and Ms Asbury’s subject will be an animal.

    The program-meeting is open to the public, free of charge. It will be in the lower meeting room of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street.

  • Painting An Abstract In Acrylic, At Next SCAN Program

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have James Grabowski painting an abstract in acrylic at its next meeting, on Wednesday, August 28, at 1:30 pm. The program will take place in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). The public is invited to attend, free of charge.

    James Grabowski speaks of his work as “optimistic celebrations of color.”

    He loves to paint utilizing color, understanding that each color carries its own weight.

  • Portrait Oil Painting Demo At Meeting House, August 14

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will host an oil painting demonstration by Carol Arnold on Wednesday, August 14, at 7:30 pm. Her subject will be one of her children, who will be posing for her.

    The program is open to the public, free of charge. It will be in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole) in Newtown.