Covering the important fundamentals of composition, color relationships, lighting, atmospheric perspective, simplification and shape design through the use of gouache. This is a great workshop for any artist that would like to learn how to capture a sense of natural and or stylized lighting/color into their work. This workshop takes place at one of my favorite spots in the Pacific Northwest on beautiful Whidbey Island in Washington State. Visit http://www.whidbeyislandfas.com/workshops/mhernandez_2016.html for more details.
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Three day workshop at 3Kicks Studio Pasadena, CA. First session will be a discussion with slides. Saturday will be local outdoor plein air session. Sunday will be a studio session painting from projected photos. The purpose of this workshop is to learn traditional color, light and composition from natural outdoor lighting set ups then applying this knowledge to indoor plein air from photos. The internet has become a valuable tool for artists to use as a great resource for inspirational photography and art. It is essential to approach these references with a proper understanding of how to apply traditional skill. Learn how to take your paintings to another level when painting from photos and life.
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Plein Air Painting with Mike Hernandez MAY 21 & 22, 2016 | 10:00AM – 4:00PM Mike Hernandez is an artist, instructor, Plein Air painter, Art Director, and Production Designer at DreamWorks Pictures. $225 (Members) | $250 (Non-Members) Sign up soon! Only 15 spots available! More information & registration: http://uvarts.com/adult-education
Painting the Town" is a collection of new cityscapes and urban paintings by noteable California plein air painters. For more info please go to
Light and color workshop on the Pixar Animation studio campus. This is a private event for Pixar employees only.