Painting Workshops

Impressionist Figures in the Landscape

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Learn to create dramatic paintings with a palette knife and impressionistic brushwork. Emphasis on value and design to create visual interest and lead the eye through the painting. Learn to place the figure in your landscape scenes. I’ll show you how to draw the essence and structure of the figure…

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Water Perspectives and Reflections

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

This workshop is for all skill levels from – beginner to advanced. The goal of this workshop will be to develop the skills and techniques to create realistic water paintings. This workshop will cover painting the different perspectives, waves, reflections and patterns of water. The instructor will guide students in…

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Color and Temperature with Don Sahli

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

This class focuses on color and temperature using paint on canvas. This fun learning experience will include working from a still life, where ‘color’ will be explored as well as temperature (warm and/or cool). Simple spots of color pieces will be stressed. The abstract foundation will be paramount and the…

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A Clear and Complete Guide to Creative Studio Painting

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Learn to mix color better and simpler by using the right brush, and discover an easier way to draw. Learn to see shapes and colors more clearly, while painting in a healthier way with oils. Whether it’s oil, pastel, or acrylic, there are three stages to painting in a three-hour…

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Painting Sunset and Dusk

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Carl’s mini-workshop will focus on painting sunset and dusk (the golden hour and the blue hour). A 30 minute slide presentation and 10 minute short demo will be followed by group paint out during sunset with individual help. The class will meet at the Lighthouse Art Center for the presentation…

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Interpreting the Landscape

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

This workshop is for all skill levels from – beginner to advance. This class will discuss technique and various approaches to the application of the paint and there will be demonstrations each day. Students will also have the opportunity to paint while receiving individual suggestions and instruction based on their…

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Afraid of Color and Texture?

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Both of these elements are paramount in oil painting, so dive in with Erin as she demonstrates how to see color in the landscape in new and different ways. No theories or charts, just exercising the power of acute vision coupled with knowledge of some of history’s great painters, especially…

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Painting without Borders

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Explore the essential techniques for painting from direct observation and photography with award winning painter Patrick Saunders. Learn to paint any subject, from the most simple to complex with one approach. Patrick will demonstrate the process of simplifying the subject and moving to finish as rapidly as possible in order…

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Glazes and Transparency in Painting

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

This is a basic one-day workshop in mixing pigment and glazes creating beautiful transparencies in your paintings. It adds depth and dimension with the addition of layering. The class will be producing several experimental paintings to understand the process and how it will effect their work.

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Capturing the Soul of the Sitter with Serge Strosberg

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January 22 @ 6:56 pm

Capture the likeness of a model and give life to the portrait, to transcend anatomical resemblance. Day one, the class will start with a compositional pencil sketch, and paint the composition in black and white directly onto the canvas or board, using ink, and diluted white acrylic. When dry, students…

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