ARTIST: Christopher Groves
3-day Studio Workshop
Special Pricing: Please contact Dorothy for information on all-inclusive and local packages.
Chris will employ a classical approach to landscape painting. Class will begin with topics on materials, palette, and composition.
We will cover various techniques of drawing along with preliminary charcoal
sketches, value and color studies, and fundamentals of color mixing in order prepare
for the final painting. Classical approach of monochromatic under painting, directed
observation and application of color, followed by glazing techniques will be
discussed and shown. Class will consist of lectures, slide analysis, and
Individual critiques, while the student paints his or her own landscape. Students will
bring their own reference material to paint from, whether it is a photograph or a
small color sketch.
Structure of the landscape
Concept and Themes
Values – Shapes – Focal Point
Color Mixing – Limited Palette discussed
Application of color
Getting your values and colors to work together
Gradations and Transitions
Pushing your painting with respect to the focal point
Accents and Highlights
Demo on glazing technique