Oil Painting Demo Tonight at Lynnfield Art Guild Meeting
Nancy O’Brien Demonstrates Portrait Oil Painting at Lynnfield Art Guild Meeting Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Lynnfield Senior Center.
The following was provided by the Lynnfield Art Guild:
Nancy Bradley O’Brien, a local artist from Stoneham, will demonstrate and talk about her painting process at the Lynnfield Art Guild meeting at the Lynnfield Senior Center, 525 Salem Street.
in Lynnfield on Thursday March 21 at 7 p.m. The event is open to members of the guild and the general public. Her medium is oil paint with a specialty in portraiture and landscapes.
Nancy O’Brien began painting as a young woman at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and also studied at the deCordova Museum School in Lincoln MA. She later studied oil painting with local artist Robert Farris. Her art has been shown locally at shows including the Beebe Estate in Melrose and the Reading Art Association where her work was awarded special mention.
The artist has taught oil painting privately in her own studio as well as instructing adult art education at the Northeast Regional Vocational Technical High School in Wakefield. Nancy will be demonstrating portrait painting with special emphasis on sketching directly on the canvas with paint. She tries to capture the inner essence of her portrait subjects while still being true to their outward appearance.
Membership in the Guild is open to all artists, craftspeople and photographers. Membership includes a monthly newsletter and demonstrations and full exhibiting privileges at the May and December shows. For further information, please call 781-334-6765.