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5 Tips for Painting Better Portraits from Professor Edgar Jerins

July 23, 2022

Edgar Jerins is a professional artist and an Adjust Professor of Drawing at the New York Academy of Art. He currently instructs classes at Pelham Art Center, which include Drawing & Pastels, Oil Painting for Beginners, Drawing Fundamentals,  and special workshops and intensives that help beginner and intermediate students hone their skills in drawing and […]

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The Mysterious Figure of Romare Bearden’s “Conjur Woman”

July 19, 2022

by Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Romare Bearden was a prolific American artist who sought to depict both the experiences and cultural nuances of the African-American community through his artwork. He was born in North Carolina to parents who were involved with the production of the art and literature during the Harlem Renaissance, an […]

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Just Add Sunlight! The Amazing Process of Cyanotypes

July 10, 2022

By Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Who knew that you could capture an image using only the power of sunlight? Using one of the oldest processes of printing dating back to the mid-19th century, one can capture a snapshot of a scene through cyanotyping.    What is a Cyanotype? Cyanotypes, or sunprints, are a […]

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