Check our calendar regularly for class date changes. They are also posted on this page.

Robert Steedman AWS

posted Apr 10, 2016, 1:43 PM by Mary Vermeersch   [ updated Apr 10, 2016, 1:43 PM ]

Robert achieved his full AWS a few months ago and now he has one more achievement to tell you about.  The painting that he submitted for his full AWS has been selected to be included in the upcoming AWS Traveling Exhibit.  We are all so very happy for him.

Rye Library Art Show - Mary Vermeersch & Students

posted Jan 22, 2016, 6:23 PM by Mary Vermeersch   [ updated Jan 1, 2017, 8:44 PM ]

     Mary Vermeersch and 7 of her regular students are exhibiting in an art show at the Rye Public Library from January through March.  We are exhibiting 27 paintings between the 8 of us.  You will see these students are very talented and have gone beyond student. Please plan to stop by during this show to see what they have accomplished or join us for our opening at the Library Date to be determined, from 6 - 7:30 pm to meet the artists and share in the refreshments. Thank you so much.

Classes Starting October - December 2017

posted Dec 20, 2010, 8:19 PM by Mary Vermeersch   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 3:16 AM ]

Check each teachers home page on our web site, for the supply sheets for their classes.  You can also call Mary at 603-778-0685 or 603-502-6462, or e-mail for further information.  You can sign up for any of the classes by phone or e-mail. The class fees can be paid by cash in class, or check made out to Brush and Palette and mailed to P.O. Box 914, North Hampton, NH 03862.



Beaman Cole  is teaching his 4 week class, ALLA PRIMA OIL PAINTING - New and Exciting, starting Wednesday, October 4 - 25.  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. In this AllaPrima oil painting class, we will practice the skills necessary to paint quickly accurately and beautifully.  Soon you will be making a painting a day and I'll help you learn how. This class is open to students at any level. Fee: $130.  

Tom Georgon is teaching his 1 day acrylic workshop, In a Provincetown Garden,  Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fee: $50. "Many painters love gardens because they let you use your brightest pigments. So it is in this acrylic painting. But it’s helpful to also incorporate many dulled-color passages to create atmosphere and make the bright colors register even more powerfully.

Dustan Knight is teaching her 6 week class, DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR  2, starting Friday October 27, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Fee: $145.  A fun, informative opportunity for beginners to learn about drawing and watercolor painting in a five week class.  Spend your mornings with an experienced professional artist who will guide you through the basics of drawing with pencil and painting with watercolor. The drawing sharpens the students eyes and allows them to isolate art concepts which they translate with watercolors. 

Dustan Knight is teaching a one day workshop, RUNNING WATER AND AUTUMN LEAVES October 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fee: $50. Take a trip to the White Mountains for some leaf peeping without leaving the studio! We will be working on a scene of a mountain stream and waterfall with autumn trees…practicing lifting and white spray techniques  special opportunity to use YUPO paper.

Mary Vermeersch is offering her ONGOING OILS  Mondays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  ALSO Thursday 6 - 9 p.m. $20 per 3 hour session. Come on by!  Each student works on their own project at their own pace with as much help as each requires.
Robert Steedman is teaching his 4 week WATERCOLOR  class starting Tuesday, October 24,  from 6 - 8 p.m., Fee: $80. You will be learning how to control this very elusive medium through discussion, demonstration and painting.

  This course will take you from the sketch to the finished painting.  Color mixing, composition, technique and materials will be explored and demonstrated. 

Todd Bonita Will be offering his 8 week class BEGINNING OIL PAINTING starting  January 2 - February 20, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 noon.  Fee: $360.  These classes are for beginners who have never painted before or have some experience but are looking for a simple and focussed understanding of the nuts and bolts of oil painting. 

The Brush and Palette is always open to new suggestions for classes.  If you have a class you would like to see, send us an e-mail.  We would love to hear from you, or put a comment on our Brush and Palette face book page and give us a like.  Thank you so much.

posted Dec 20, 2010, 5:52 PM by Mary Vermeersch   [ updated Jan 5, 2012, 1:55 PM by Dan Vermeersch ]

Rye Public Library art show, January - March 2016

posted Dec 20, 2010, 4:59 PM by Mary Vermeersch   [ updated Dec 15, 2015, 9:57 AM ]

     Mary Vermeersch and her oil painting students, are participating in an art show at the Rye Public Library, January 5 through March 28.  Our opening is scheduled for January 20th from 6 - 7:30 p.m. with a snow date scheduled for January 27th.  Please join us for light refreshments and a chance to meet the artists.  The work of these students is wonderful and sure to be worth your interest. If you have any questions, please give me a call at 603 778-0685.  

posted Feb 19, 2009, 9:51 AM by Dan Vermeersch   [ updated Jan 5, 2012, 1:55 PM ]

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