UPCOMING FALL CLASSES AT THE WOOD GALLERY!! Sept 27, 28, 29 - PASTEL WORKSHOP With Doug Dawson October 8- 29th - How to Drawing Everything Nov 2- Figurative Drawing with the Masters November 15 - Gelli Printing Nov 16 - Drawing The Portrait with August Burns December 7 - Felting Ornaments and Home Decor Dec 13 - Making Wrapping Paper and Cards
Fall of 2019 Three Day Studio and Plein Air Pastel Landscape Workshop With Pastel Artist & Teacher Doug Dawson September 27, 28 & 29, 2019 $475 for 3 days (registration form below)
Doug Dawson, Low Tide
The first day begins with a painting demonstration by Doug. Students will spend the remainder of the day working on their own paintings. The second and third day each begins with short (45 min.) illustration of a painting principle. The remainder of the second and third day students works on their own work. Doug will go from student to student providing individual help. Workshop topics include: Black and white and color thumbnail sketches. Three types of designs that characterize compelling paintings. Principles that are used to create the illusion of depth in a landscape and of common color; The underlying concept of color harmony; How to solve color problems as you paint; and different approaches to under-painting. At the end of each day there is a critique of work done that day. Students are invited to bring in additional work for the critique if they wish. Doug Dawson has taught art for Colorado Institute of Art, Colorado Christian University, and The Art Students League of Denver. Doug has exhibited with and/or received awards from a number of different art organizations, including: The Pastel Society of America, American Watercolor Society, The National Academy of Western Art, Southeastern Pastel Society, the Pastel Society of West Coast, Audubon Artists, the Pastel Society of the Southwest and the International Association of Pastel Societies. Doug teaches 8 to 10 workshops around the country each year and we are pleased to have him lead a pastel workshop at the T.W. Wood Gallery. Doug Dawson was awarded the title of Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America in 1985 and awarded the title of Master Circle by the International Association of Pastel Societies in 2005.
How to Draw Everything: Observation and ExpressionTuesdays, Oct 8-29th, 6:30-8:30 Instructor: Glen Hutcheson $145 non-members, $135 members
This four week long class is an overview of drawing from observation, suitable for beginners but also for experienced artists looking for a new approach. Draw portraits, landscapes, still life, and the human figure. Each session will present a few new techniques and build on previous learning. It'll be serious play: fun but not easy.
Figure Drawing with the Masters Saturday, Nov 2, 1-3PM Instructor: Phillip Robertson $35 per person, $30 for gallery members
Using the plaster and marble sculptures from the permanent collection, students will be immersed in a classic approach to figure drawing. Basic drawing supplies provided, students also encouraged to bring their own newsprint and drawing supplies. All experience levels welcome.
Gelli Printing Friday, Nov 15, 5:30-7:30 Instructors: Missy Storrow and Linda Hogan Cost: $45 non-members, $40 members
Gelli printing is a simple print making method using a table top gelatin pad. We will paint with acrylic, layer with additional forms or stencils, like string, leaves, or cut out shapes to add texture and depth. Then we collage them or draw on to make cards, notes, and art!
Drawing the Portrait, Capturing a Likeness Instructor - August Burns November 16, 10am - 4pm (half hour lunch break) Cost: $115 ($105 members)
A step by step approach takes the mystery out of drawing the portrait. Students will be using charcoal and chalk with toned and untoned papers, and work from sitting models. All levels welcome, but some drawing experience is recommended.
Join our life drawing groups-Open to artists of all levels. $12 - $15 per artist, $6 for high school students. All media welcome - artists bring own materials. Easels provided. Drop ins welcome Short Poses 1-20 minute poses. Third Thursdays of every month from 7 - 9 PM. Contact Michelle at Michelle.Lesnak@comcast.net for more information Long Poses One Pose for the entire class All other thursdays of the month. Contact Ward Joyce at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information