Friday, May 24, 2013

Summer Workshop ~August 22nd



Put People in Your Paintings #2

Summer Workshop ~ Aug 22nd

Don’t be afraid of painting people any more! We’ll show you a foolproof way to include people in your paintings.  Follow along, step by step, as we paint this girl carrying her red-striped beach chair. This is a reproduction of a classic painting by the famous Scottish artist Jack Vettriano titled “Sweet Bird of Youth”.

This very simple and delicate study was first shown in 1995. The title is taken from a song by Leonard Cohen, who is one of Vettriano’s favorite singers.

“Sweet Bird of Youth” study

Workshop will be held in 2 parts, starting on:

Thursday afternoon, August 22, 2013 from 1 PM to 4 PM

and again the following Thursday, Aug. 29th, 
if more time is needed to complete the painting.

Instructor is Maureen Butler. In this workshop you’ll learn how to work with a limited palette, how to mix skin tones, paint reflections and more. Workshop fee is $20 and includes 11x14 canvas board and a few supplies. Bring your paints and brushes. Oils or Acrylics. You’ll need a large flat brush, a small (¼”) flat brush and a detail brush along with the following 6 colors:

White
Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt Blue
Burnt Sienna
Cadmium Red Light
Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Orange

For more information and to register for class contact

Ye Olde Art Shoppe
541-863-6843

Seating is limited to 8 students, so be sure to reserve your spot.

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