This incredible, 3 day, hands on painting experience will yield several paintings and a logical thought process in a fun yet focused atmosphere to help you guide your future study. Instruction will cover the basic principles of oil painting with regard to painting florals, and still lifes - fruits and vegetables and maybe even a donut or a few! Each day includes interesting and memorable discussions on composition, massing, building form, light and shadow: and depending on your own style, knowing when a work is finished (learning how to not overwork your painting). Douglas delivers sound principles of painting that are an incredible foundation for your painting. Students will work in their own style/technique so that the finished work is their own. Douglas will overview his palette and concepts that his work entails. Students will mix paints and learn to mix basic strings of color to help comprehend how this preparation makes the painting process a little simpler and gets a working understanding of the value/strings of color. Students will work from photos Douglas provides that include Tulips, Peonies, Hydrangea and some other fun things like donuts, bananas and maybe some grapefruit.
Student Level: Beginner-Intermediate