How to paint whatever the heck you want! A Simple Four-Step Approach
4 class series – Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
12 hours of instruction
For the beginner or experienced painter!
In this workshop, we will learn four simple steps to the successful painting of your subject choice over a four-week period. Students will come to a broader understanding of the principles of composition, color, value, and texture. Find some images of something you’d like to render in paint and get ready to have some fun!
You will be free to use whatever opaque medium you’re comfortable with.
Your instructor’s personal guarantee: “You will end the series with a completed painting that you’ll be delightfully surprised you were able to do.”
What to bring:
- Bring whatever opaque medium you want, and whatever brushes go with that medium, bring
2 painting surfaces (canvas, paper, board,
- Bring photos of your subject: landscape, architecture, pet, still life, whatever you want, and the instructor will help in selecting the one to use
- If a device is available (iPad, cell phone, etc.) they are often the best option in terms of working from a photos
- Painting smock or clothing you’re ok getting paint on
Chappy Valente has been an artist/art instructor for forty years. He studied at the International School of Painting, Drawing & Sculpture in Umbria, Italy, as well as the Art Students League of New York. He has recently relocated from N.Carolina to Nevada City.
Min: 4 / Max: 6 participants (please note: if attendance does not meet the minimum, this class will be rescheduled)
The Forge has a 7-day advance notification Cancellation/Refund Policy: You can read our cancellation policy here.
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Thu 2/2 thru Thu 2/23 at 4:00 PM
Fill out the waitlist form below if the class is not available, or if you need a different date. We will reach out when the class becomes available.