NORTH END GALLERY 

North End Gallery, located on Fenwick Street in Leonardtown, Maryland is a co-op gallery featuring the works of over 40 talented artists who work in a wide range of media from paintings and jewelry to pottery, sculpture and more. The Town and the Gallery have partnered on exciting features and events from classes to virtual art shows. Learn more below. 

 

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North End Gallery Learn & Share Series
The Town of Leonardtown and North End Gallery have partnered to present a series of informative and dynamic art classes for the Leonardtown Learn & Share online platform. The North End Gallery Learn & Share Series, funded in part by the St. Mary’s County Arts Council, will offer FREE art classes taught by gallery members. Example classes include oil painting, watercolor, pastels, pottery, mosaics and more. Learn tips and techniques from talented North End Gallery Artists. The series premieres with a comprehensive oil painting class with Polly Lange, a talented artist with over 15 years experience and gallery member since 2014. View the schedule and classes below. For more information about the North End Gallery and other Learn & Share Classes, join our mailing list for announcements about upcoming classes and special events.

Current Classes / Upcoming Classes

 

CURRENT CLASSES!:

 
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The Joy of Watercolors
with Ann Preston

PREMIERES: May 24th at 11 AM

Learn watercolor painting basics: choosing your supplies, tips and techniques from North End Gallery Member, Ann Preston.

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Oil Painting with Polly Lange - Still Life Study

PREMIERED: April 5th

Polly shares the basics with painting in oil and demonstrates a still life painting from start to finish.

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Oil Painting with Polly Lange - Landscapes

PREMIERED: April 26th

In her second class, Polly guides you in creating a landscape painting from start to finish.

 

UPCOMING CLASSES!:

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The Joy of Watercolors II
with Ann Preston

PREMIERES: June 28th

In her second class, Ann Preston will lead you through creating a watercolor painting from start to finish.

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Plein Air Painting with
Alison Barry

PREMIERES: July 26th

Learn the ins and outs of plein air painting led by Alison Barry on location at beautiful Leonardtown Wharf.

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More Classes
TBA Soon

COMING SOON!

We're filming more great classes. Check back soon for more North End Gallery Learn & Share Art Classes.

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NEW CLASS!:
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THE JOY OF WATERCOLORS WITH ANN PRESTON I

Premieres: May 24th at 11:00 a.m.

In her first class for North End Gallery Learn & Share, gallery member, Ann Preston, shares how to choose your paint and supplies, basic watercolor painting tips and techniques and more to help get you started in discovering the Joy of Watercolors. Join us on Monday, May 24th at 11:00 a.m. for the premiere.

The Joy of Watercolors with Ann Preston
Click on the link below starting Monday, May 24th at 11 AM to view the Premiere!

View the Class Here >

Class Downloads:

Supply List

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OIL PAINTING WITH POLLY LANGE - LANDSCAPE

Premiered:  Monday, April 26th at 11:00 a.m.

In her second class, North End Gallery Member/Artist, Polly Lange, guides you through creating a landscape painting from start to finish. Join us on Monday, April 26th at 11:00 a.m. for the premiere.

Oil Painting with Polly Lange: Landscape
Click on the links below to view the lessons.

Lesson 1: Introduction & Getting Started

Lesson 2: The Background

 

Lesson 3: The Tree Branches

Lesson 4: Final Touches

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OIL PAINTING WITH POLLY LANGE: STILL LIFE

Premiered: Monday, April 5th at 11:00 a.m.

The North End Gallery Learn & Share series premieres on Monday, April 5, 2021 with a Still Life Oil Painting Class taught by Gallery Member, Polly Lange. Polly has been a member of North End Gallery since 2014 and offers over 15 years experience. Polly currently paints with oils, although she has experience in pen-and-ink, watercolor, pastel and collage media. Her focus is on still life and landscape art. 

In her Oil Painting classes for the North End Gallery Learn & Share Series, Polly plans to provide the basics of painting with oils while performing a complete demonstration, from start to finish. “The creative process of painting provides a wonderful dimension to my life and I recommend it to anyone!”, says Polly. Polly's first class, Oil Painting with Polly Lange: Still Life, is offered through eleven 5-15 min video sessions. There is also a bonus lesson on Choosing Oil Painting Brushes included to help beginner artists select their supplies.


Oil Painting with Polly Lange: Still Life 
Click on the links below to view the lessons.


Supply List: Download

A List of Polly's Pallete Colors: Download
Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: Where to Begin

Lesson 3: Composition & Background

Lesson 4: Laying in the Brightest Colors

Lesson 5A: Color & Shadow

Lesson 5B: Painting the Grapes
Lesson 6: Color & Highlight

Lesson 7: Tips for Painting Round Objects & Elipses

Lesson 8: The Flower Petals

Lesson 9: The Glass

Lesson 10: Fine Tuning the Details

Lesson 11: Final Touches

Bonus Lesson: Choosing Oil Painting Brushes

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THE JOY OF WATERCOLORS WITH ANN PRESTON II

Air Date: June 28th at 11:00 a.m.

On June 28th, Ann is back to lead you through creating a watercolor painting from start to finish. She'll show you how to layer your colors, add texture and definition, and demonstrate various techniques for painting your backgrounds, and correcting mistakes. Be sure to join us for on Monday, June 28th at 11:00 a.m. for the premiere.

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING WITH ALISON BARRY

Air Date: July 26th at 11:00 a.m.

Join us on July 26th for the premiere of Plein Air Painting with Alison Barry. Alison is an outdoor enthusiast and talented North End Gallery Artist who specializes in plein air painting with oils. Join Alison as she leads you through the ins and outs painting an outdoor landscape at the Leonardtown Wharf.

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North End Gallery Guest Artists Exhibit their Work in the 2021 Invitational
North End Gallery will host a virtual special highlighting this year’s Invitational featuring an exceptional variety of guest artists' work. The live-streamed event, produced by the Commissioners of Leonardtown & Winson Media, will include a virtual tour of the Gallery and Invitational, as well as intimate spotlights on many of the thirty-nine featured artists and their amazing creations. The collection of over eighty unique pieces is astounding from a life-sized sea turtle in welded steel to finely crafted silver necklaces and gold rings. Paintings range from light drenched pastels to color saturated landscape oil and acrylic paintings and rich abstracts. A delicately hand stitched silk wall hanging and colorful fish print batiks to finely crafted wood bowls, sculpture, and a Japanese inspired inlaid wood box reflect the individuality of each artist. Southern Maryland artistry is richly represented in this collection.

Tune in at: 
www.VisitLeonardtownMD.com/NorthEndGalleryInvitational on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1 PM to view this very special event.

 

Click Here or on the image below to view the
2021 North End Gallery Virtual Guest Artist Invitational on Saturday, March 6th at 1 PM. 

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NORTH END GALLERY INVITATIONAL

Premiere: March 6th at 1 PM

North End Gallery will host a virtual special highlighting this year’s Invitational featuring an exceptional variety of guest artists' work. The live-streamed event, produced by the Commissioners of Leonardtown & Winson Media, will include a virtual tour of the Gallery and Invitational, as well as intimate spotlights on the many of the thirty-nine featured artists and their amazing creations. The collection of over eighty unique pieces is astounding from a life-sized sea turtle in welded steel to finely crafted silver necklaces and gold rings. Paintings range from light drenched pastels to color saturated landscape oil and acrylic paintings and rich abstracts.   A delicately hand stitched silk wall hanging and colorful fish print batiks to finely crafted wood bowls, sculpture, and a Japanese inspired inlaid wood box reflect the individuality of each artist. Southern Maryland artistry is richly represented in this collection.

Tune in here at: 
www.VisitLeonardtownMD.com/NorthEndGalleryInvitational 
on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1 PM to view the event.

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