Oil painting workshop in Bend, Oregon May 17-19, 2013

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Oil painting workshop in Bend, Oregon May 17-19, 2013

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Oil Painting Workshop in Bend, Orego

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Oil Painting Workshop in Bend, Orego

Reminder, there are only three spots remaining in my “Oil Painting Using Non-Toxic Materials” in Bend, Oregon on May 17-19 2013 class at the Atelier 6000.  We have a fun group forming, so call me at 503.559.2147 or contact me at www.barbarabassett.com if you can join us.   If you’d like, I can purchase all the materials for you so all you need to do is show up and have fun!

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Non Toxic oil painting workshop in Silverton, Oregon

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Workshops | 0 comments

Non Toxic oil painting workshop in Silverton, Oregon

Mixin’ it up with juicy non-toxic oil paints! October 7-10, 2012 at the Oregon Garden Resort Discovering and Expanding your Ability to Visually Express Yourself  Can your creative self come out and play?  Workshops are a great way to nurture your spirit, increase your skills and ability, and enjoy a beautiful location at the same time.  Award-winning artist Barbara Bassett will guide both beginners and more experienced students to strengthen basic design, color, and composition skills. This fun, 2½  day workshop will begin with an informal discussion and overview on Sunday before dinner at The Oregon Garden, then two and a half days of projects designed to teach and reinforce each new skill you learn. We design our workshops to be hands-on and supportive of every student, regardless of prior training.  We meet you where you are and walk you though the next steps to learn how to paint using non-toxic materials.  You’ll learn proven techniques for capturing your own unique impressions of the world around you. Professional instructor and watercolorist Mary Marquiss will also be joining us to assist those of you who have a watercolor background adjust to this new medium (she’s great fun, and will also be learning to oil paint using this new medium!) Dates:  October 7-10, 2012 Sun.4:00 – 6:00 pm. Workshop overview at Oregon Garden Lounge (*dinner at Oregon Garden to follow) Mon. 9:00 – 4:00 pm Classroom learning and demonstrations  (*billiards and dinner at Mac’s Place) Tue.9:00 – 4:00 pm Classroom learning and demonstrations (*dinner at Creekside Restaurant) Wed.  9:00 –12:00  Bringing it all together – finish projects (*lunch at The Gathering Spot)  Registration: $275. (plus optional $50. materials fee as described below)   Deposit: $100, with balance due 30 days prior to beginning of workshop What you’ll learn: Overview of oil painting materials, supplies, tools, set up, surface preparation Composition, drawing, values, how to easily correct goofs (finally!)  “Mixin’ it up” with color theory and color temperature Edges, shadows, texture, positive and negative space, defining a light source Complete 3-4 projects Enjoy interesting and lively discussions about marketing, promoting your work, finding your own “visual voice” etc. Materials: OPTIONS  If you’d like to purchase and bring your own supplies, please contact me and I’ll send you a materials list. If you prefer to have me purchase and bring the materials, for an additional $50 I will bring an easel, paint brushes, palette box and mixing surface, 3 primed canvas, painting medium, non-toxic brush cleaner, oil paints, paper towels and nitrile gloves for your use.   *optional meals and events not included in registration fee.  We will be happy to make reservations!  We encourage restaurants to provide separate checks, but sometimes group dinners are easier if cash is used....

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