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PAINTING TUNE-UP
A 10 Day Workshop with Trowzers Akimbo

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One Day Per Week for Ten Consecutive Weeks, 3 hours per day
 
Class sizes are limited - first come, first served. This workshop is for painters in all mediums.

Trowzers provides demonstations and leads step by step exercises, tuning your knowledge and skills to keep your painting sessions humming like a well-oiled machine. Review painting fundamentals and be introduced to new methods of analysis and creative procedure that will make you more productive and your paintings more successful. Discover tools that will assist you in painting with confidence and authority.

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While this workshop is designed to be somewhat custom taylored to the needs of the attendees, here are some of the fundamentals we plan on covering:

  • Five Elements that Make or Break a Painting
  • Mediums, Colors & Solvents & Their Proper Use
  • Paint Application Approaches: Taking Control of Your Medium
  • Mixing Colors: How to Quickly Get the Color You Want
  • Understanding Painting Layers & Chemistry
  • Indirect Painting: Sneaking Up On Your Finish
  • Direct Painting: Flying by the Seat of Your Pants
  • The Color Wheel: It All Starts & Ends Here
  • Color & Controlling the Life of Your Paintings
  • Value & Controlling the Dramatic Impact of Your Paintings
  • Simplification: From Chaos to Order
  • Composition: the Key to Power
  • Painting Like a Sculptor
  • Edges: Their Idenification & Use
  • When Paintings Go Wrong: Analysis & Correction
  • Properly Prepared Painting Surfaces
  • Photography: How & When to Use It
  • Computers: The New Tool in Your Paintbox
  • Oiling Out & Varnishing
  • Thumbnail & Color Key Sketches

Fresno Workshop

Fee:

$45* per week. 10% discount for full payment in advance ($405).
*Fresno fee slightly higher than Oakhurst fee due to instructor travel expense.

Where & When:

Tuesdays, Beginning Oct 10, 2017: The Riverpark Art Studio, 323 W. Cromwell, #104, Fresno, CA 93711, 1pm-4pm & 5pm-8pm.


Oakhurst Workshop

Fee:

$38 per week. 10% discount for full payment in advance ($342).

Where & When:

Thursdays, Beginning Oct 12, 2017: Gallery 5, 40982 Hwy 41 Oakhurst, CA 93644, 10am - 1pm.

 


Advance payment attendees register online below or download a printable version of the registration form HERE and mail it, along with your personal check, to register.

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Questions? Email Trowzers at info@trowzersakimbo.com or call 559 658-2663