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A 10 Day Workshop with Trowzers Akimbo

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One Day Per Week for Ten Consecutive Weeks, 3 hours per day

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.

Class Notes HERE

A 2 Day Workshop with Trowzers Akimbo

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Join Trowzers for an intensive workshop on abstraction. While Multiple Viewpoint Perspective will be the main focus, other abstraction vehicles will also be discussed and encouraged. The workshop goal will be for each attendee to go home with an abstract painting of their own design.

Day 1
  • Methods of Abstraction Slide Presentation
  • Multiple Viewpoint Perspective Fundamentals
  • 1pm - 2pm Lunch Break
  • Sketching Information from the Model for Your Final Design
  • Designing Your Abstract Painting
Day 2
  • Compose/Layout Your Painting
  • Discussion of the 5 Graphic Means
  • 1pm - 2pm Lunch Break
  • Let's Paint Your Design!
  • Critique of Paintings
What you'll need to bring:
  • Canvas, panel or other painting substrate
  • Painting supplies (oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, etc.)
  • Graphite pencil and eraser
  • Sketchbook or paper pad
  • Optional tools (Charcoal pencil, drawing pen, etc.)
  • Bag lunch (or plan to go out to lunch)