If you are an accomplished artist
but need to refine your painting skills or are in need of instruction
to evoke a certain feeling through your painting, Jim can help you achieve that goal.
Call and speak with Jim to
determine what you need.
It might only take one or two
lessons to achieve your goal.
He will be glad to help
Jim paints on masonite using acrylic paints. Students will be shown how to choose masonite boards and prepare their own using gesso
Private Art Lessons
"For the student that is serious about painting"
All lessons are given at
Jim's art studio in
Plaistow, New Hampshire
if you prefer in your
Lesson times are very limited. Call for the availability of private lessons at Jim's Studio or at your home. 603-382-7686
Need Help? Have a question?
Give Jim a Call 603-382-7686
Feel free to call with any questions. He enjoys answering art questions even over phone
Have you always wanted to create a painting but the process seemed too daunting? There is help. Jim Collins will teach you how to plan your painting, step by step, to make that "Masterpiece" within you, a fun and satisfying experience.
If you have painting experience
or have never tried acrylics
but want to learn this is the time.
Jim is able to teach his unique painting techniques to all artists regardless of their experience.
Upon your first lesson you will discuss where you are as an artist. Bring a few examples of your
work and Jim will adjust
his lessons to suit your skill level.
You will follow all the beginners requirements but proceed at a more rapid rate.
You can have one lesson
as many as
Any student that considers themselves a beginner should
have a working knowledge of
basic drawing, composition, perspective light, shadow
and mixing of colors.
Jim achieves realistic renderings
by using photographs of
his subject matter. All students should come to the first class
with a clear, well composed
photo of the subject
they wish to paint.