Workshop

Janice Yow Hindes: More Workshop Student Critiques

0708hindoe3_600x443_2View more student critiques by fall 2007 Workshop feature article Janice Yow Hindes.

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DEMONSTRATION: Johnnie Liliedahl's "Lady in White"

0708liliedemo4_476x600 In the fall 2007 issue of Watercolor, Johnnie Liliedahl discussed Old Master approaches that help her students understand the basics of oil painting. Here, we present a demonstration for her painting Lady in White.

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Jeremy Lipking: Careful Observation, Conscientious Rendering

0708lipk1_600x400_2Artists from around the country flock to Jeremy Lipking’s workshops to learn the secret of the young painter’s success. As he proved in a recent figurative workshop in California, however, the only secret he’s harboring is a mastery of the fundamentals.

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Larry Moore: Developing a Critical Eye

0708moor13_480x600_2Once artists understand the basic technical issues related to painting, they need to ask themselves a series of questions about their intentions and progress. Florida artist Larry Moore recently conducted a workshop on how to develop the ability to identify and resolve problems.

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Johnnie Liliedahl: Using the Old Master Grisaille Method to Manage Values and Opacity

0708lili8_482x600_3Among the many techniques Johnnie Liliedahl teaches in workshops and on DVDs are several Old Master approaches that help students understand the basics of oil painting. Her class on the grisaille method is particularly helpful in understanding how to develop an effective composition of values and how to handle paint quality.

Be sure to visit the demonstrations section of the site to view Liliedahl’s video demonstration, “Painting Portraits in Oils From Photographs: Victoria".

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DEMONSTRATION: Jove Wang's "Break at Marketplace"

View a demonstration of Workshop feature artist Jove Wang's technique for developing large paintings (5:00).

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David C. Gallup: Making Color Sing

0706gall9_600x476This past October, California artist David C. Gallup taught nine Tennessee artists how to bring the colors of their region to life by relating color theory to musical composition.

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DEMONSTRATION: David C. Gallup's Color Chords

0707galldemo1_600x394Summer 2007 Workshop feature artist David C. Gallup shows how he uses the color-chord principle in the studio to enliven his plein air paintings (2:23).

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VIDEO DEMONSTRATION: Al Gury's Workshop at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Gury_final_demoWatch summer 2007 Workshop feature artist Al Gury demonstrating his technique and teaching the fundamental skills of drawing and painting (6:00).

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VIDEO DEMONSTRATION: Stephen Scott Young

0709youngdemo_460x600 In the 22 years since he was discovered by American Artist magazine, Stephen Scott Young has mounted several museum exhibitions, seen the prices of his paintings skyrocket, and been called a master of watercolor by scholars and critics. Take a peek into his studio and learn about his technique in this demonstration (5:03).

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