Exhibition: New Paintings
Workshop: Landscape Painting: Keeping it Fresh
Fundamentals of design, composition, value and expressive brushstroke will be explored while considering elements of the landscape. Students will work from photographs and field studies, issues with photographs as reference material will be discussed.
Workshop: Plein AIr Landscape Painting
Capture the scene of a beautiful location along Maryland's eastern shore as you learn to to simplify your design and build color relationships. Emphasis will include the massing of shapes, values, edges and brushwork, working directly wet-into-wet and complete a painting in one session. In case of inclement weather, you will have the opportunity to use reference materials in the studio. Some shortcomings of photographs and how to translate the image into useful information for paintings will be discussed.
Workshop: Plein Air Painting Workshop in IRELAND
Capture the lovely mist, soft days, changing skies, dramatic cliffs and quaint villages of County Clare, located along the coast of Western Ireland. Beautiful beaches, fishing harbors, farmland, sea views and the rocky landscape of the Burren offer great variety of subject matter and wonderful inspiration...not to mention the laughter, music and chat in the evenings!
Demonstrations, plenty of individual attention and an indoor studio in case of inclement weather is available. Focus of the workshop will include developing and planning strong compositions, value and temperature relationships, brushwork and expressing atmosphere and mood with paint. Prepare to learn a lot and have a great time.
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Honored Guest: Art in the Open, Wexford, Ireland
Valerie has been selected as an ' Honored Guest' for the 6th annual Art In the Open in Co. Wexford, Ireland. Valerie will offer one 1/2 day clinic during this festival. Last year, 153 artists from different countries participated in this event!
For more information visit: www.ArtintheOpen.org