Larry Frates is the Artist in Residence at the Historic Belknap Mill located in Laconia, New Hampshire. He has been creating quality Watercolor and Acrylic paintings for 50 years and in addition he has been creating and offering Adult Studio Art Classes, Paint Along Workshops, Caricatures, Magic Shows, Cartoon Storytelling at the Mill. He has taught in the Public Schools of New Hampshire, served as Adjunct/Clinical Faculty of Fine Arts and Humanities at both Southern New Hampshire University & Plymouth State University.
His paintings can be seen both in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and New Orleans, Louisiana where he is part of the New Orleans Museum of Art Community Outreach Program and UPTURN ARTS. His works have also been exhibited in the United Kingdom during his Fulbright Year in Scotland living in the Orkney Islands.
He is also a Master Artist/Lecturer for the Lakes Center for the Arts Community OutReach Program.
DIRECT CONTACT INFORMATION and REGISTRATION
CALL: (603) 387-3687
IN PERSON CLASSES RETURN
June - All classes filled
July - Summer Vacation
August - Registration open for 5 Wednesday Classes
9-11:30 am. 6-8:30pm
AVAILABLE ONLINE CLASSES
FACEBOOK LESSONS - A series of 4 ONE HOUR classes in a wide range of drawing and painting media and techniques presented in Blocks of 4 Classes at ART TO YOU with Larry. All sessions are available 24/7 to allow you to access instruction any time at your convenience and individually review the lessons as needed.
ZOOM INTERACTIVE (LIVE) CLASSES - These 5 week BLOCKS are presented in a variety of media on Wednesdays (see below) They are recorded and available for future review with password access for privacy. Personal Critique Sessions are available during the last half hour of each class.
LRPA Channel 25 and LUNCHBOX/PAINTBOX
CHANNEL 25 SCHEDULE
Larry has been presenting a 30 MINUTE daily art demonstration program for the past 15 years in the Lakes Region of NH.LRPA Channel 25 carries these lessons on a daily basis.
NO PAINT NIGHTS AT THE MILL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
You get your group and refreshments together. We'll provide the instruction, all the art supplies, canvas and a fun evening!
Due( Thursday evenings- 6-8:30pm )
$30 per person (Belknap Mill Members $25)
ART TO YOU WITH LARRY
Seeing Your World in Watercolor
is a NEW publication being released in June. The 104 page book covers the major ideas, materials, and techniques that Larry has been presenting in his classes over his 50 year career.
In addition, a series of Video Demonstrations are available online to help you understand, first hand, the "how to" of the related watercolor idea.
The book is filled with color illustrations, detailed exercise directions and helpful thoughts to help you begin your watercolor journey with confidence.
But, most importantly how to have FUN as you develop your personal style of seeing your world in watercolor.