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April 2017
$80

1-Day Workshop in Alameda: Creating Color: How to Mix Colors to Develop Expressive and Captivating Paintings

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
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Join me at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts in Alameda, CA for this 1-day workshop where I'll teach a simple and practical version of color theory and the process of mixing a wide range of colors and values. After we review the ideas in color theory, we’ll develop color charts that we’ll make together, mixing many combinations of colors on your palette to create new ones and answer your questions about how to mix certain colors. Once we’ve…

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May 2017
$80

Still Life “en plein air” – 1-Day Workshop in Healdsburg

May 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Warnecke Ranch – Chalk Hill Artist Residency, 13427 Chalk Hill Road
Healdsburg, CA , 95448 United States
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I'll be giving a 1-day workshop on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, at Warnecke Ranch in Healdsburg. Warnecke Ranch is a stunningly beautiful 265-acre holding on the Russian River; hilly, with gorgeous vistas, a lake, pond and vineyards everywhere. The ranch is the home of the Chalk Hill Artist Residency and this workshop will help launch their program of art-related classes and events. The workshop will run from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. I'll be setting up a still life outdoors…

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September 2017

“Delicious” at STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco

September 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Studio Gallery, 1641 Pacific Ave
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Delicious is an annual multi-artist show of work by local artists inspired by food and drink. It's always a great show. Opening reception is Sunday, September 10th,  2-6. Show runs to September 18th. For address, hours, details and images of the show, go to www.studiogallerysf.com My piece: At the Neighborhood Bar, Oil on linen, 12"x12", 2017.

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October 2017

Fall Open Studios at Hunters Point Shipyard – Oct 14th & 15th, 2017

October 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - October 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Horn Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Saturday and Sunday, October 14th & 15th, 11-6. 125+ Shipyard artists - me included - will open our studios and show our work. Please join us for an amazing art event. Bring the whole family...and the dog! Free parking, food, music, lots of good art and a great time. Image: Traffic Patterns, oil on linen, 16"x8", 2017

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February 2018
$80

1-day Workshop: Copying a Painting By a Favorite Artist

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Horn Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Creating a small study of a “master” painting (a favorite painting of a well-known artist) is a great learning exercise that can be done at any experience level – from beginner to advanced. For all of us, the exercise can teach a lot about all the various aspects of the painting process: composition, drawing, color, value and brushwork. It is also a lot of fun and I highly recommend it! In this 1-day workshop, you will choose (prior to the…

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March 2018

1-day Workshop in Alameda: Creating a Compelling Still Life Painting

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St
Alameda, CA 94501 United States
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Join me for this 1-day workshop where I'll teach the process of painting a still life subject from life. I'll work with you individually, in a hands-on, step-by-step fashion, guiding you from start to finish and focusing on aspects of the process. The workshop is geared for beginning and intermediate painters; those who haven't begun painting and those who want to continue to develop their painting skills. The workshop will emphasize the essential elements of creating compelling still life paintings:…

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$80

1-Day Workshop: Creating a Captivating Still Life Painting

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Horn Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Join me for this 1-day workshop where I'll teach the process of painting a still life subject from life. I'll work with you individually, in a hands-on, step-by-step fashion, guiding you from start to finish and focusing on aspects of the process. The workshop is geared for beginning and intermediate painters; those who haven't begun painting and those who want to continue to develop their painting skills. The workshop will emphasize the essential elements of creating compelling still life paintings:…

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June 2018
$80

1-day Workshop: Painting in Gouache (from photo reference)

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Learn best practices and technique for painting in gouache. You are also welcome to paint in another medium in this class, if you're interested in painting from photo reference but not interested in working with gouache. I'll be demonstrating in gouache and will focus on key aspects of the painting process: composition, drawing, color, value and brushwork. You’ll need to bring a digital image of the painting to class on an iPad and I’ll demonstrate how you’ll go about transferring…

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1-day Workshop: Painting the Landscape “en plein air”

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

For beginning and intermediate plein air painters that want to learn the process and best practices for painting outdoors in the landscape ("en plein air"). I will work with you individually in a hands-on, step-by-step fashion, guiding you from the start to finish of your painting. I'll focus on aspects of the process including composition, drawing, color, value and paint handling. The class goal is that you’ll leave with confidence and knowledge to continue to develop as a plein air…

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July 2018
$80

1-Day Workshop: Mixing Color: How to Get the Colors You Want

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Horn Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Join me for this 1-day workshop where I'll teach a simple and practical version of color theory and the process of mixing a wide range of colors and values. During the morning we'll review the basic ideas in color theory and develop some simple color charts. In the afternoon, we’ll test these colors and skills by painting simple still life objects. Here are the topics we’ll work on: • Basic color theory and the vocabulary of color. • Mixing a…

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