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The Classical Landscape in Oils

ARTIST: Chris Groves

3-Day Studio Workshop
All Levels

This workshop has one space remaining for a “Local with Lunches” package. The cost is $600. To register please contact Dorothy at There is a waitlist for all-inclusive packages.

Chris will employ a classical approach to landscape painting. Class will begin with topics on materials, palette, and composition. Chris will cover various techniques of drawing along with preliminary charcoal sketches, value and color studies, and fundamentals of color mixing in order to 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 are invited to bring their own reference materials, such as photos, sketches and small studies.

Earlier Event: July 30
Summer Series: Pam Copeland
Later Event: November 6
The Southern Landscape en Plein Air