The Old West from Photo to Painting

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
6 – 8:30 PM 

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Three Tuesdays, August 13 – 27
6 – 8:30 PM

Artists travel the world in search of magnificent settings for photographs and paintings. After viewing a variety of landscapes, including images in the exhibition The Race To Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and The American West, participants will paint landscape compositions with acrylics.

$95 members • $115 nonmembers
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About the instructor:
Captivated by drawings in books and newspapers early, Shanon Essex chose a creative life immersed in visual arts, design and music. That choice lead to a BFA in painting and drawing from San Francisco’s Academy of Art in the Spring of 2000. His paintings and drawings are enjoyed by private collectors and have been included in interior design projects nationwide. Shanon has been sharing his talents and experience by instructing drawing and painting classes in Northern California since 2013.


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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.

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