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Workshops for 2022

PAUL BATCH – Creative Landscapes

JAN 20 to 22, 2022 – $485

Thursday to Saturday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

In this workshop, you will be given the power to move mountains and trees — on your canvas. We will paint working from reference photos, students can bring their own or use the photos provided by the instructor. Paul will demonstrate and discuss doing various kinds of studies, such as monochromatic, color and alla prima. Paul will show how he combines multiple studies and references to create a truly unique work of art.

Each morning will begin with a targeted demonstration such as design, paint application, creating happy accidents…followed by independent painting time with Paul providing personal help at the easel, and ending with a group discussion.

More about PAUL BATCH here https://www.paulbatchpainting.com/

CHRIS GROVES – Abstracting The Landscape

MAR 25 to 27, 2022 – $485

Friday to Sunday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

This workshop will cover two main topics: Pushing one’s landscape artwork with a variety of mediums and tools as a way of loosening up, as well as heavy discussion on changing design and composition to push outside the obvious. Experimenting with cold wax medium and galkyd as an addition to oil paint will be covered as a way to add texture, layering and mark making. Using all the basics of classical landscape painting as a foundation will be heavily discussed. Adding a variety of tools and mediums in order to achieve beyond the basics while allowing exploring new directions in their own artwork.

More about CHRIS GROVES here https://www.cgroves.com/


APR 25th to 27th, 2022 – $485

Bill will teach a three day oil painting workshop. On the first day students will work in black and white to plan the finished color painting.Bill will do a demonstration every morning to provide a step by step procedure. Emphasis will be on drawing, values and color temperature.

Monday to Wednesday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

QIANG HUANG – Still Life

JUN 10 to 13, 2022 – $585

Friday to Monday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Qiang’s approach to still life painting will be demonstrated with particular focus on creating dramatic set ups by observing the light distribution, and using bold and loose strokes to create a powerful and accurate representation on canvas. Using demonstrations and individual assistance, Qiang will explain his process of creating energetic paintings by manipulating values, colors, edges, and brushwork. Personal attention will be given to each student according to his or her current skill level and personal goals in art. The workshop is designed for indoor practice with live settings

More about QIANG HUANG  here –