classes

Thankful for Spring – Intro Calligraphy at Albertine Press

Join Boston calligrapher Liz Roessler (Lettering by Liz) for a small intensive beginners workshop (no previous experience necessary!) on the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy. With beginner Romantic lettering under your belt, apply your hand in creating a series of thank you notes to take home and share. With your newfound skills and tools […]


Workshop: Imaginative Drawing Outdoors

Imaginative drawing isn’t just for kids! We’ll explore some different approaches to the drawing process, inspired by the natural world, but allowing our imaginations to wonder more freely, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please email for more details or to sign up: sketchclass (at) verizon.net


Workshop: Capturing Natural Textures with Pencil

Capturing Natural Textures with Pencil Have you ever wondered how to capture the variety of textures in the natural world using pencil and paper? We’ll explore building up a variety of kinds of marks and shading to create a wide range of textures, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please […]


Workshop: Landscape Sketching

Landscapes are a wonderful subject for drawings, but it can be difficult to know where to start. We’ll discuss how to select a composition, create a sense of depth and use a variety of marks to capture a dynamic variety of textures in a landscape, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels […]


Sketching Trees

Explore the amazing variety of tree forms using pencil and paper. We’ll focus on capturing the shapes and volume of trunks and branches, and techniques for drawing foliage, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please email for more details or to sign up, sketchclass (at) verizon.net



North Cambridge Hydroponics Shop Helps Customers Grow Their Own… Stuff

A medical marijuana dispensary called Sage Cannabis is coming to the city soon—but in the meantime, the staff at GYOStuff is having some fun and making some headlines with its current promotion, which promises customers “Free Pot With Qualifying Purchase.” Obviously, GYO is giving away receptacles in which to grow your greenery, not dishing out free sticky icky. Because while […]