Welcome to Ferol Smith Artist Website

Creating Art Inspired by Nature

Upcoming Classes and Events

Painting Classes

Beginning Painting Class

Saturdays from 9am to 12 pm starting March 3 thru May 19th.

9 Main Street Suite 4C1 Sutton MA 

In this course you will learn the techniques of oil painting including composition, value and color.

We will use water soluable oil paint which is easy to use and cleans up with soap and water.  The class will be taught using teacher demonstation and individual instruction. It will be a fun class and any skill level is welcome!

Here is a list of supplies and info about the class:

Materials list*

*we will go over the materials in the first class so it's not necessary to have all of the painting items. Bring a pencil, eraser and sketch pad to the first class



Sketch pad

Water soluble Oil Paint:

Michaels sells a Windsor Newton starter set including many of the colors. Also, Dickblick.com has an expanded set and also has great prices on brushes and cotton canvas including their own brand.

Colors: Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow Light, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, Lemon Yellow,  Alizarin Crimson,  Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna.


Brushes should be long handled including flat, filberts, and rounds. You can purchase a set with each type of brush. Sizes should be at least one ¼ “ flat, one ½” , and 1”, even larger would be okay, one mop brush or fluffy brush for edges.


Two to three Pre-stretched cotton canvases in a standard size- 8" x 10", 9" x 12" or 11” x 14”.


you can use a traditional hand held palette, a  melamine-laminated is

very easy to clean. I use palette paper, which comes in many sizes and can be disposed of easily. 

If you can bring a  medium sized glass jar with lid for water, that would be helpful.

To Sign Up or ask questions email me at ferol@ferolsmith.com 

Cost; $100 per person. Checks and cash accepted. Checks should be made payable to Ferol Smith.

About Me


  Situated in the scenic central New England area, Ferol creates paintings that focus on local landscapes, as well as still life subjects incorporating native elements. Many of her works are done “en plein air”,  recreating scenes while on location.  

Ferol has completed several classes at the Worcester Art Museum and New England School of Fine Art. In 2015, she completed a plein air workshop in Tuscany, Italy. 

 Her work has been exhibited throughout the Central New England area.  She paints on location and from her studio located in the historic Manchaug Mills building in Sutton, Massachusetts.

She conducts private and semi- private oil painting classes, including plein air (outdoor painting). To find out about lessons, email ferol@ferolsmith.com

Contact Me

To Purchase Paintings, visit Ferol Smith, Artist - VIP Group on Facebook or Fill out the form below to get in touch!

If you are interested in painting lessons, or would like to commission me to create a custom work of art, please email me. 

Thank you!

Ferol Smith, Artist

9 Main St Suite 4-C1 , Sutton, Massachusetts 01590, United States