The Abstracted Landscape: Session 2

January 14, 2017
10:30 AM - 4 PM

This class is currently full. To have your name added to the waiting list, please call (916) 808-1182 or email

Saturday & Sunday, January 14 & 15

This 2-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. The first day will focus on creating a simple landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises. Students will also learn glazing and layering techniques in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting. The second day of the workshop will use the created landscape as inspiration for a new abstract painting. In addition to the basic compositional elements practiced on day one, students will also learn how to tap into the intuitive aspect of painting and dive into abstract interpretation. Demonstrations and individualized feedback will be given throughout the workshop.

$145 members • $165 nonmembers
Instructor: Jaya King

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About the Instructor:

Jaya King is a California native based out of Sacramento who has been showing, teaching, and demonstrating her work throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 2003. Jaya has a passion for color and finds excitement exploring the nuances of color relationships while painting. Her powerful acrylic landscapes and dynamic encaustic abstracts share the theme of a limited color palette. Her enjoyment of teaching creates a learning environment designed to inspire others to explore their own artistic capabilities. Her work has been published in Splash 11: New Directions, and recently in Incite 3: The Best of Mixed Media. At age 24 she was invited to do a solo show at Stanford University and is in the permanent collection at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms. Registered students are not permitted to bring guests.

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