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Finding a Paint-able Subject

When:
Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Where:
Classroom
15 W. Mesquite Blvd.
Mesquite, NV  89027

702-346-1338
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kim Delgadillo
Coordinator
Category:
Workshop
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Capacity:
24
Available Slots:
22
$55.00
$65.00

Finding Paint-able Subject 

Presented by Linda Smith
Saturday March 4, 2023. 10 am-3pm 

DescriptionCreating painting isn'aboucopying perfectly composed photographIn this workshopyou will learn how to interpret those reference photos that you have been collectingYou don'have to be master photographer to take useable reference pictureYou will learn about what to look for in reference materialhow to interpret reference photos, editing tipsand ultimately how to turn your reference material into painting (or two or more!complete with all the components of good compositionBring several reference photos to work with and be prepared to paint


Supply 
List

• Bring your usual watercolor suppliespaintpalettebrushespape

(preferably Arches Cold Press 140 # paperone or two sheets

• Paper Towelswater containermasking tapespongemounting board 

(gator boardplexiwoodetc.

• Sketchbookpencileraser 

• Tracing paper 

• Graphite pape

• REFERENCE PHOTOS!!As many as you likeThey can be color copies or  black and white10 inches is the preferable size (copy paper size)Make sure the photos are clearDo not worry if the composition isn'that goodIf there is something in the photo you likebring it alongCroppersmatsTo make 'Lshape croppersjust take an old 'whitemat and cut them to create two 'LshapesEach cropper should be at least 10 inches or larger.

National Endowment for the Arts logoCity of Mesquite logo 2020




This project is funded, in part, by grants from the Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities, state agencies, and the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for Humanities,  federal agencies.