TEEN

WORKSHOP

2017

Consulting

TEENS WORKSHOP

March 15, 2019 

Plein Air session in Floating Market

by Anja Filatova

Austria

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 75

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 200,=

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined
.

In 4 hours, we make a painting of a genre scene, still life or a landscape in the bright and inspiring atmosphere of the Floating market. During the workshop I will introduce participants to the main rules of composition, constructive drawing, color scheme and painting in acrylic.

4 hours of instruction, demos and painting time each day and is open to all adults between the age of 13 - 21. Suited for seasoned painters. The medium of your choice. Registration is required.

ADULT WORKSHOP

March 16th, 2019

Capturing Light and Atmosphere with Pastel

by Sandra Nunes

Brazil 

 

The rich color, texture, immediacy and luminous character of soft pastel turns it into the perfect medium for plein air painting. It is highly versatile and it works as a bridge between dry and wet media.

In this beginner/intermediate workshop, Sandra Nunes focuses on developing form through light and shadow, exploring the relationship between color and atmosphere as well as the use of creative methods of pastel application to convey mood to your paintings.

Students will be able to:

  • respond to the beauty of nature 'en plein air' with soft pastels.

  • paint on dark, light textured paper (Canson Mi-teintes)

  • work on heavier textured sanded papers (UART)

  • interpret light on a painting for maximum impact.

  • use color to create the impression of depth and mood to the painting. (aerial perspective)

  • select colors for dry and wet underpainting as keys to their personal expression.

After demonstrations, students will be assisted individually with the process of creating their own paintings, using the techniques they have just learned. 

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 125,=

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 300,=

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined
.

4 hours of instruction, demos and painting time each day. Open to all adults above the age of 18. Suited also for seasoned painters. Used medium of your choice. Registration is required.

PLEIN EAU
WORKSHOP

Dates to be determined

Underwater Painting

FEE PER SESSION

TBD

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

TBD

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined.

4 hours of instruction, demos and painting time each day. Open to all adults above the age of 18. Suited also for seasoned painters. Used medium of your choice. Registration is required.

TEENS WORKSHOP

March 16, 2019 

Landscape & Animal Figure
 


by Ulises Matos
Cuba

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 75

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 200,=

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined
.

In this workshop you will learn to deal with the use of colors in the medium  of watercolor, starting from the expressive characteristics of this material which is one of the techniques of painting that has transcended all time up to present, you will learn how to achieve a variety of colors by the mixture or superposition of them, play with the effects that this technique allows us and we will also address the use of light, color, value, tone and contrast to represent the selected motif in a fresh, dynamic and colorful way. A two-dimensional space in a small or medium format.

ADULT WORKSHOP

March 18th, 2019

Creating Mood with Color and Light

by Keiko Tanabe

San Diego, California
 

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 125,=

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 300,=

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined
.

Participants will learn simple methods and techniques to make a watercolor painting that is full of light and atmosphere.  Keiko will create a composition to demonstrate a variety of techniques and explain how to edit complex visual information to make a painting that is simple yet strong.  There will be a painting demonstration, one-on-one guidance and a question-and-answer session.

Focus of this workshop is how to capture the essence of the landscape that conveys a certain mood so particpants can have a 

better understanding of design, values, edges and colors



4 hours of instruction, demos and painting time each day and is open to all adults above the age of 18. Suited for seasoned painters. The medium of your choice. Registration is required.

MOONLIGHT
WORKSHOP

March 20 2019

Capturing Impressions with Color and Light

By Tiffanie Mang

San Diego

FEE PER SESSION

Fl.130,=

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

TBD

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined.

Often times when painting outside, we do not have a lot of time to record every detail because as Monet once stated, 'We truly only have 20 minutes before the light changes'. In this workshop, plein air gouache artist Tiffanie Mang will demonstrate how to capture the essence of a landscape with energy and emotion. This workshop will focus heavily on the importance of composition before color through small value studies. In the second half of the class, students will dive into the basics of color mixing and color relationships, which is what makes a painting come alive after good value structure and composition. Through this workshop, students will learn to not record literally what they see in front of them, but to capture the soul of the subject matter in their own way on canvas. 

TEENS WORKSHOP

March 17 , 2019 

The Beauty of  Painting Thumbnails

by Tiffanie Mang, 
San Diego

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 75

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 200,=

Prices are subject to change.

Ever used the medium gouache? Sounds fancy, but don’t worry! It’s just a French word meaning opaque watercolor. In this workshop, California based gouache plein air artist Tiffanie Mang will guide students through the basics of this wonderful medium and teach them how to create beautiful paintings through small thumbnail studies. After warming up with thumbnails, students will take one study and do a larger 5”x7” painting. Starting with the important fundamentals of value and composition, students will learn how to effectively paint engaging landscapes with a good sense of light. Through this workshop, students will realize the importance of painting smaller studies to focus on simplification, composition and readability of the overall subject matter before details. Students will leave the workshop feeling more confident about gouache and how to capture the essence of the landscape in bold and confident strokes!

ADULT WORKSHOP

March 21st, 2019

Painting Expressive Landscapes
With Palette Knives 

by Shinhuey Ho

Trinidad & Tobago

FEE PER SESSION

NAF. 125,=

FULL 3-DAY COURSE

NAF. 300,=

Prices are subject to change.
Art teacher to be determined
.

We all know palette knives are used to mix paints. we are going to use them to create eye-catching effects and textures on canvas! In this workshop, I will show you different types of painting knives and how to paint oil painting landscapes with them. By the end of the workshop, you will feel comfortable handling a palette knife and you will take home your wonderful creation painted with the palette knives.

WORKSHOPS 2019

 
 
 

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Heather Arenas

Master Class

March 12 - 14 - 15, 2017

Students learned how to effectively translate the three dimensional landscape into a two dimensional painting and incorporate figures into their Plein Air work.  Heather helped accelerate their learning process and teached techniques to bring added interest and life to their paintings.

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Cecil Runion

Adult Workshop

Day 1: Art & Nature

March 11, 2017

Students learned about art techniques relating to nature at a locations where rocks, sand, water and sky combined with man-made structures are exceptional for plein air painting. Being a biologist Cecil guided the students in exploring the site, surroundings and the different kinds of vegetation. He gave tips as to what to focus on when painting. This observation-sketching tour lasted approximately 40 minutes. Then he started the drawing and painting process, explaining how to include the different things observed, while giving encouragement, oversight, and input.

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Ryan Brown

Adult Workshop 

Day 2: Approaches to plein air paintings

March 13, 2017

Students were shown a method for lying in a composition from life outdoors. They discussed elements of value and edge, color harmony, and drawing as wel as specific approaches to landscape painting that will help artists see with more accuracy and develop a painting in an organized approach. He demonstrate as well as individually critique students, helping them correct their paintings and develop them further.  

WORKSHOPS 2017

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Glenn Vilppu

Adult Workshop

Day 3: Composition for landscape painting

March 12 - 14 - 15, 2017

Glenn Vilppu demonstrated the use of thumbnail sketches to develop compositions and the use of values as well as light and dark patterns to create space. Students worked along with him developing compositions in their sketchbooks and then translate one into a painting. His suggestions for the colors: Alizarin Crimson (or Permanent Rose Magenta or Rose Madder), Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Light, Titanium white and Umber Cerulean Blue. He demonstrated using a sketchbook and pencils for thumbnail sketches and paint with gouache. 

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Teens Workshop 

Day 2: 

March 13, 2017

Shinhuey Ho demonstrated how to paint landscapes with oil paint and a palette knife. The focus was on: how to use the palette knife to create different effects, how to mix colors to create the exact color of your choice, and how to express sunlit areas and shadowed areas with appropriate mixed colors. The students chose their own spot to paint and use the palette knife techniques and color-mixing techniques demonstrated by her to create their own paintings. Students needed Oil colors, Palette knife, canvas panel, mixing palette or disposable paper palette, 2B Pencil or charcoal.

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Benjamine Clarke 

Teens Workshop

Day 1

March 11, 2017

Using the techniques and ideas demonstrated they created their own (urban) sketches and compositions. Benjamin spent time with each individual student talking to them about their work and helping them with any questions. He passed out handouts during the workshop with examples of pencil sketching, gesture drawing and pen and ink techniques. He briefly talked about the importance of sketching and will showed examples of sketches that great works of art have been based on. Basic ideas of figure and gesture drawing were presented as well as thumbnail sketching techniques and composition. 

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Ulises Matos

Teens Workshop

Day 3

Outdoor painting is an interesting experience requiring skill and dexterity because of the dynamic style of painting due to the whims of nature.
The theme of the workshop is the natural beauty of the seascape of the Caribbean islands. The workshop lead to the development of the skills like:
-the application of colors (oil, acrylic or water) using different techniques;
- mixing colors to get different shades;
-using the contrasts of light and shadow;
-expressing personal emotions regarding the landscape using the different techniques.

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Adult Workshop

Using Color correctly in plein-air painting

In this class the fundamentals of representational oil painting such as light and shadow, good shapes, values, color, edges, materials and techniques were covered. Debby demonstrated monochromatic, analogous, and complementary color schemes and the students did short exercises in oil. After completing the exercises, the students worked on a painting of the scene. The objective was to achieve color harmony in the painting through color planning. Students learned the use of warm and cool colors to paint convincing landscapes and how to paint simple figures in the landscape.

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Patricia Barr Clarke

Teen/Young adult Workshop

Outdoor Watercolor Painting using Color Theory and  Design

This class included demonstration of outdoor painting techniques like negative painting, lifting out color and direct glazes, while emphasizing​ color plans, limited palette and composition.

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Adult Workshop 

Fresh Air: painting with feeling

This workshop focused on creating “art from the heart” with a focus on composition, color, value, edges and materials. Kristin demonstrated and talked about the differences between painting from an emotional level compared to an intellectual level and to paint the scene with freshness and feeling. Artists worked in the medium of their choice, in either oil or acrylics.

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Adult Workshop

Capturing figures in plein-air

During this workshop the instructor showed how an understanding of basic shapes and light source will enable the painter working on location from life to capture simple figures quickly  without the use of a stationery model. A single figure, a crowd of people or a herd of livestock grazing a field  will often add life to a plein air painting, but an extensive knowledge of anatomy is not essential for these quick gestural images.

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Rachel Constantine

Teen/Youn adult Workshop

Introduction to Portrait drawing.

This workshop focused on the fundamentals of head-structure  creating a sense of pictorial space in a portrait. They constructed a head in charcoal from observation of a live model. The instructor will demonstrated how to create a wipe-out drawing by toning a sheet of paper with charcoal and erasing-out the lights. This drawing technique is a simple and effective introduction to the concepts that are essential to plein-air painting by focusing purely on value, shape and mass. 

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Adult Workshop

The Figure in Landscape painting

This workshop was about the fundamentals of Plein Air Painting, but with the addition of integrating a figure within the landscape or citiscape. Composition, theatrical movement of light, eye movement through the painting, control of strong and subtle colors, attention to values, and techniques for creating convincing spacial illusion were covered in this workshop.

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Shinhuey Ho

Adult Workshop

Alla Prima Portrait in an outdoor setting

Taking advantage of Curacao's beautiful outdoors, Shinhuey demonstrated method and techniques of painting a live model in natural lighting. Students painted from the same model afterwards. They learned:

  • How to mix natural skin colors

  • How to simplify values

  • How to paint realistic yet painterly portraits
    How to see with an artist's eye

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Lyn Asselta

Teen/Youn adult Workshop

Outdoor Watercolor Painting using Color Theory and  Design

Award winning pastel artist Lyn Asselta will guided students through the process of painting an expressive landscape in pastel.  Working on sanded papers, they learned to layer colors, organize interesting compositions and to see the landscape through the eyes of a pastel painter.  

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