Still Life Painting Workshop with Sandra Leinonen Dunn

Capturing the Beauty of Antique Objects in a Still Life Painting

Whether you are an accomplished painter or a beginner, come and enjoy a day of painting and fun at the Vaughan Homestead with Chelsea artist Sandra Leinonen Dunn.  Ms. Dunn will give a painting demonstration and share information about how to paint a successful still life from composition to color mixing. All aspects of still life painting will be touched upon.   Students may work in oils or acrylics. Students will choose from several still life set-ups made up of a rich variety of antique items from Vaughan collection. Individual instruction will be offered throughout the day and the afternoon will end with a group critique. This class will be fun and informal – come join us for a day of fun and creativity!  A materials list will be provided upon registration.

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013

Time:  10 am – 3:30 pm

Place:  The Vaughan Homestead

Instructor: Sandra Leinonen Dunn

Tuition: $50 for members* $60 for non-members

* Current members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association or the Vaughan Homestead Foundation.

The Harlow Gallery is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a  series of exhibitions celebrating community in 2013. This July, in partnership with the Vaughan Homestead Foundation, artist members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association will present Vaughan Vignettes, an art exhibition celebrating the legacy of the Vaughan family in Hallowell.   The two organizations are offering a series of art workshops to give artists opportunities to create art on the grounds of Vaughan Homestead this winter and into spring.

The art exhibition, Vaughan Vignettes, will take place at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell July 5 – 27, 2013, with an opening reception on Friday, July 5, 5-8pm.  Artists must be current members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association to participate in the art show, but the workshop series is open to everyone.  For information about joining the Kennebec Valley Art Association, visit For information about the Vaughan Homestead Foundation, visit

To sign up for a workshop, call the Harlow Gallery at 207-622-3813, or email Payment is required in advance to hold your seat. Space is limited, so it is advisable to register early.