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Jersey Shore Art Center

Pastel Impressionism

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Mon, Jan 15 - Feb 5 

Mon, Feb 12 - Mar 4

Mon, Mar 18 - Apr 8 

Mon, Apr 15 - May 6 

Explore the forgiving and simple media of soft pastels. References will be provided varying in subject matter and style. Working together as a class in a step by step manner you discover how a professional artist begins, creates and finishes a work of art. This method of teaching gives you confidence and allows you freedom to develop your own style. Color theory, application methods and diverse techniques are used to teach you use of texture and dimension in your paintings. All levels are always welcome. A supply list is below Amazon has the best deals. 

Instructor: Gina Torello, MFA Professional Artist, LightScapes Studio LLC


4 week class for $100.00

Studio Time with Gina

1:00pm - 4:00 pm

Sat, Jan 20 

Sat, Feb 17

Sat, Mar 16

Sat, Apr 20

Sat, May 18

Sat, Jun 15

Sat, Aug 17

Sat, Sept 21

Sat, Nov 16

Sat, Dec 14

Come to Jersey Shore Artist Studio Classes and meet other local like-minded artists. New fun way to create with other creators. We will have a private studio with easels and we will serve Herbal Teas, Cookies and relaxing music to just make our art. This class is designed as a group art studio class with a professional artist instructing each student individually when desired. Students bring their own supplies in their specific media of preference, all mediums welcomed. Instructions consists of color mixing through reinforcement of color theory, educating dynamic use of composition and various techniques of application of material in all mediums. Perspective lessons along with personal one on one constructive critiques. All level artists both professional and beginners are always welcome. Supply list is personal to each artist bring all you need to work on your one of a kind creations. 


Instructor: Gina Torello, MFA Professional Artist, LightScapes Studio LLC

One 3-hour session  for $30.00

Plein Air Oil Painting at the Jersey Shore

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thu, May 9 - Jun 13

Instructor Gina Torello has designed this PleinAir class down on the boardwalk in Asbury Parlk and Ocean Grove. She will demonstrate each session as everyone follows along painting the  same subject matter as she instructs from inception to completion. Each painting will take two weeks start to finish. Lessons will be on the Carousel in Asbury Park the Tent City in Ocean Grove and the Jetty on 6th Ave north of Convention Hall all while painting alongside with a master PleinAir artist. This is a one of a kind experience all local artist do not want to pass up.


The first 12 Artists will be supplied with a New Wave Pochade Easel to use during your exclusive lessons down in these quaint seashore towns and a comfortable pleinair chair to use as you paint. This pleasurable and rewarding class will cover compositional structure, color theory, application of materials and most of all the process of capturing the LIGHT in the open air like the Impressionists. All levels of oil painting artists are welcomed. Must be physically able to stand for three hours and mobile to move about outside with all your supplies in a backpack. We will meet at the Jersey Shore Arts Center our first class.

Instructor: Gina Torello, MFA Professional Artist, LightScapes Studio LLC

6 week Course 3 hours a session for $150:00