Loosen Up: Seeing, Simplifying, and Expression

Instructor
Derek Penix
Course Meets
03/05/2018 - 03/07/2018 9:00AM - 4:00PM on Mon Tue Wed
Tuition
$395/ 3 days
Studio Support Donation
Optional
About Studio Support Donation
By fundraising the School underwrites each adult student on average of $200 per workshop. We rely on the generosity of our donors to help support the School and many have done so by paying it as a donation. Thank you for your generosity. When you sign up for a workshop, there are two fields listed. The “Tuition Price” alone or an added donation: “Studio Support Donation.” “Studio Support Donation” is a tax-deductible donation to the School.
Skill Level
All levels
Medium
Oil Acrylic
Supply List
Penix supply list 2017-2018

This three-day workshop is for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. The first half of each day Penix will paint a painting from a photo to demonstrate his process from start to finish using oil paint. The second half of the day the students will paint with Penix’s guidance. Students are also welcome to bring a painting previously painted for Penix to critique.

 

Students will use oils (acrylics are allowed as well) to paint from photos. They will have a choice of dozens of photographs consisting of boats, cityscapes, figures and fish. Students will also have the option to paint from their own photos if they choose.

 

Penix will cover topics such as the power of warms and cools, complementaries, harmony, edges, shape-quality, variety, simplifying, loosening brushwork, elements of design, elements of light and shadow and the power of suggestion. There will be a strong emphasis on seeing in terms of mass and shape relationships. www.derekpenix.com