Date(s) - 02/04/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Garden Art Association
Introduction to Plein Air Techniques
Award-Winning Artist Mike Jakubowski
Saturday, February 4, 10 am to 4 pm
Artists all over the nation are turning to plein air painting as an expressive and creative outlet. Many love being outdoors and putting away technology while expressing themselves in a unique personal way. Others want to capture a special moment or place while on vacation to cherish for years to come. Find a documentary about the plein air movement from Plein Air Magazine here: https://youtu.be/F86HvkQaz-o
This workshop serves as an introduction to oil painting with specific emphasis on creating fresh, lively paintings from nature. Learn how to select subjects and employ basic composition strategies. Students will witness demonstrations and create at least one original painting. Instruction will include studies, locations, equipment, paint, paint mixing, media, brushes, and tips for painting panels vs. stretched canvas. All the techniques and styles you need to get started in plein air painting or take your plein air pieces to the next level will be covered. How to protect finished artwork and proper framing will also be Included in the a demonstration.
In addition to other honors, Mike Jakubowski is a recent winner of the Wekiva Paint Out Quick-Draw and the Winter Park Paint Out Quick-Draw competitions. He will teach you his secrets for creating finished work quickly and strategies for participating in these events.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Instructor will provide materials. Experienced students may bring their own equipment and materials (no canvases larger than 11 x 14, please) if they prefer. Geared toward oils. Oil paint will be supplied.
$120 for Members/ $130 for Non-members
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Pay by phone: (407) 347-7996
Pay in person: 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden, FL 34787
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