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Oil Painting Workshop
200.00

Oil Painting with Becky Joy
on Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Plein air painting in oil learning basic foundational building blocks to cohesive designs. Painting with painterly brushstrokes and texture while using color in a way that juxtaposes one color next to another to create illusions in light with rich, clean color. Each day Becky will do a quick demo to get you started on the right path, then the students will set up at a scene of their choosing in a localized area. Becky will visit each student to help them individually, as needed. Expect to begin creating 2 paintings a day (you may need to finish them later on).

Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sun screen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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Water Media (Watercolor/Acrylic) Workshop
200.00

Watercolor Painting with Betty Carr
on Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th, 2017

This watercolor workshop will focus on techniques in plein air painting light as it dances across the gorgeous Utah landscape. Join award-winning painter, Betty Carr, for a two day water media painting excursion to explore nature's beauty in the high desert and red rock territory through painting.  She demonstrates in watercolor an understanding of color relationships, values, edges, temperatures of light and shadow and how to apply this knowledge to a strong composition in landscape painting. Massing and organizing darks and lights, understanding atmospheric and linear perspective and the use of a value sketch will be covered. The "how to's" in achieving dynamic and impressionistic paintings using painterly brushwork will also be in focus. Tips on Plein air painting with ease, lectures and handouts will all add to this fantastic learning experience. A discussion on applying ones field studies to future studio paintings will take place during our critique sessions. Come and join this memorable, exciting workshop, all levels are welcome. You are welcome to bring acrylics as well. Students will experience exciting painting techniques, develop a personal style in artistic approaches and gain inspiration and enthusiasm for future paintings.

Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sun screen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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Pastel Workshop
120.00

Plein Air Pastel with Clive Tyler
on Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Capturing the Light in the Pastel Landscape

In this class we will explore impressionism and abstraction style while creating representational Plein Air landscapes filled with light. Daily demonstration will touch on under-painting techniques, color theory, and back painting techniques that add mood and emotion into the painting. The goal is always to expand on Plein Air to create landscapes that are rich and painterly by using edges, bold strokes and color to bring freshness to each painting. We will work one day weather permitting work en Plein Air.  Throughout the workshop we will practice creating, not duplicating, as we work to capture the essence of the scene in a way that expands your potential as an artist.

Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sun screen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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