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Workshops 
INTERMEDIATE ARTISTS 

 

I'm working with ART DOCK, LLC on promoting classes for existing artists at the intermediate level who are looking to become better artists.  

 

The following classes are currently being planned.   

4-Week Classes

Painting Atmosphere & Textures 

  • Mists

  • Clouds

  • Furs/Feathers

  • Fruits

Class Overview:  These are 3-4 hour classes where the student will walk away with 2 paintings a week.  One 4-week series class will focus on acrylics and a second 4-week series on pastels.

Painting Flowers & Fauna

  • Simple Shapes, Simple Flowers - Pansies

  • Multi-layered flowers like sunflowers/daisies

  • Multi-petals and multi-shaped flowers like roses. geraniums 

  • Putting it all together atop a bokeh background

Class Overview:  These are 3-4 hour classes where the student will walk away with 2 paintings a week.  One 4-week series class will focus on acrylics and a second 4-week series on pastels.

Painting Birds

  • Loose simple construction

  • Less abstract, more impressionistic

  • More realistic, but still impressionistic

  • Just for fun: chicks and ducks.

Class Overview:  These are 3-4 hour classes where the student will walk away with 2 paintings a week.  One 4-week series class will focus on acrylics and a second 4-week series on pastels.

Painting Trees

  • The Language of the Tree

  • Capturing a Tree's Personality

  • Painting trees loosely, but truthfully

  • Putting it all together in a landscape

Class Overview:  These are 3-4 hour classes where the student will walk away with 2 paintings a week.  One 4-week series class will focus on acrylics and a second 4-week series on pastels.

 

Negative Painting - Watercolor & Acrylic

  • Simple exercises in watercolor

  • Complex painting in watercolor subject matter of your choice

  • Simple exercises in acrylic

  • Complex painting in acrylic subject matter of your choice

Class Overview:  These are 3-4 hour classes where the student will walk away with 2 paintings a week. Many artists I know paint in watercolors and acrylics. If you don't I'm willing to work with you in the medium you prefer throughout the remainder of the 4 week class.  My goal is to help you feel more confident and get some great work done!

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One-Day Classes
Beginning Painters 

 

ART DOCK, LLC is bringing my Arty Parties to Port Clinton and surrounding communities this winter season.  The following nightly classes are planned for the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at The Crow's Nest in Lakeside/Marblehead. Classes start at 6 pm and will last no later than 8:30 pm. Come early and enjoy dinner!

No experience is necessary.  All supplies and instructions are provided. The cost per class is $42. Register online at:  Artdock.org.

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