Event Types: Gallery | Studio

Common Street Arts presents “Open Drawing / Painting” Wednesday nights, 5:30–8:00 pm

On Wednesday, March 15th, 5:30pm-8pm,

special GUEST model… Jen Olsen!

Jennifer Olsen, local entrepreneur, is President and CEO of LocalFirst Group. She specializes in baking gourmet cookies called Jen-gerbread, is a practitioner of Resistance Flexibility Strength Training, creates customized nutrition supplementation packages, and now makes it her life’s work to overthrow the Patriarchy, in the best possible and most fun way. She works with individuals and groups who care about community, health, and equity. Find out more at jenniferolsen.com


“Open Drawing / Painting”

Every month the first and third Wednesday, 5:30–8:00 pm

Seasoned and aspiring visual artists are invited to participate in a newly expanded Common Street Arts program dedicated to drawing, painting, and sculpting. First Wednesday of every month, drawing or painting the nude, and every third Wednesday of the month, capturing the poses of local “celebrities” in costume. Sessions are open to all levels of experience and are without formal instruction.

All are welcome. No previous experience necessary!

First Wednesdays:

Life Drawing / Painting with Nude Model

  • Practice drawing and/or painting the human figure. Develop and refine your artistic skills while working from a model holding poses of varying lengths.


Third Wednesdays:

The Clothes Make the Model

  • Draw and/or paint a local “celebrity” wearing one of the many wonderful costumes owned by the Waterville Opera House. Models and costumes will vary each month.

$15 per session per person, or purchase a Common Street Arts Studio Punch Card a $60 value for only $50! The CSA punch card is valid for ANY educational offering at Common Street Arts. Cards can be purchased on line.

Participants bring their media of choice: charcoal, pastels, paints, clay, etc. Common Street Arts provides art horses and chairs.

All sessions are held at Common Street Arts, located at 93 Main Street, in Waterville Maine.

For more information, call: 207-872-ARTS or email: info@commonstreetarts.org

Pre-registration is not required but encouraged!

Click here to register…

Wednesday Drawing/Painting Registration