* Watercolor Fast and Fresh, Wednesday evenings, 7pm - 9pm, April 3 - April 24, 4 week course, Artist Will McGaul
Miami Watercolor artist Will McGaul will reveal how to simplify a complex still life into a loose, dynamic watercolor .
Using only a few brushes and some basic colors, you will learn to enjoy painting all types of subjects in watercolor.
This workshop will arm you with techniques and tips about form , value and color . Come create expressive paintings
From simple everyday objects! No experience required, just bring your enthusiasm !
Art of the Portrait, Thursday evenings, April 11 - May 2, 4 week course, Artist Salvador Zarate
4 WEEK ART OF THE PORTRAIT COURSE W/ GUIDED INSTRUCTION
-In this course students will paint a grisaille (mono-chromatic)self-portrait of themselves with the use of a mirror.
-Students will learn general principles on the following:
o How to prepare and tone a canvas
o Explanation of materials
o Mediums and their proper use in oil painting
o The stages of a painting
o Brush handling and which brushes work best for various applications.
o The power of expression and gesture in a painting
o Palette organization
-The instructor will give several critiques to each student throughout the workshop.
- The medium for this course is oil paint, but students can choose to work in any wet medium that they prefer.
- Materials not provided