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Observing Past the Photo into Abstract and Impression

  • Artist and Craftman Supply 3804 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA, 92103 United States (map)

Two day workshop: SAT May 18th & SAT May 25th

Nowadays with the power of the camera, the lens tend to do a lot of the work for us and we forget to see, observe, and breathe in color with our eyes.

In this two day workshop split into two weeks, students will learn how to design landscapes from their own photos, but Tiffanie will teach you to not to copy what you see, but to take inspiration from the image to redesign your own compositions and color relationships in your paintings.  The fundamental principles of painting -composition, drawing, value, color, and edges- will be stressed throughout both weeks. Demos and short lectures will reinforce these concepts, and one- on- one attention will be priority.  In each week, students will start off by doing a couple of training exercises to practice value, composition and color, and then create a 5”x7” or 6”x8” painting of an image they chose themselves. 

Early bird deal- Sign up by April 30th:

-$82 for one day (either 5/18 or 5/25) // $158 for two days 

Normal Rate after April 30th: 

-$90 for one day (either 5/18 or 5/25) // $175 for two days

Reserve your spot by emailing Please indicate whether you would like to sign up for one or two days.