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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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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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$80

1-day Workshop: Cityscapes: Painting Architecture in the Landscape

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

For intermediate plein air painters that want to learn to the process and best practices for painting outdoors in the city or for painting outdoors with subjects that include all types of architecture. 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, perspective, color, value and paint handling. The class goal is that you’ll leave with confidence and…

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September 2018
$80

1-day Workshop: Painting the Landscape and/or Still Life “en plein air”

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 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"). There will be a wide choice of subject here, including a still life set up on a picnic table. 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.…

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October 2018
$80

1-day Workshop: Painting the Landscape and/or Cityscape “En Plein Air”

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

For beginning and intermediate plein air painters that want to learn the process and best practices for painting outdoors in the landscape and cityscape ("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…

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$80

1-day Workshop: Cityscapes – Painting Architecture in the Landscape

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

For intermediate plein air painters that want to learn to the process and best practices for painting outdoors in the city or for painting outdoors with subjects that include all types of architecture. 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, perspective, color, value and paint handling. The class goal is that you’ll leave with confidence and…

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November 2018
$80

1-day Workshop: Painting From Photo Reference

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hunters Point Shipyard, Horn Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
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Learn best practices and technique for painting from photos. I'll focus on key aspects of the painting process: selecting the composition, transferring the drawing, creating the right colors and values and improving your 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 a drawing of the photo onto your canvas. Please download the app "Jackson's Art Grid" to your device, which we'll be using to…

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