Paint a Cityscape

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6 - 8:30 PM

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Six Tuesdays, January 23 - February 27

Ages 18+

Learn new or sharpen your acrylic painting skills by painting directly from life! This fast-paced painting course shows students the progression from line (the sketch) to form/mass and finally to texture and light in this hands-on studio class. Students learn how acquiring brush mileage (experience) provides the opportunity for experimenting and problem solving. Equipment, brush work, strokes and color, and mixing techniques are discussed and reviewed. Students will work from reference images and on location around the Museum.

$145 members • $165 nonmembers

Instructor: Shanon Essex

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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 & Drawing from San Francisco’s Academy of Art in the Spring of 2000. His fine art painting, drawing is enjoyed by private collectors and has been included in interior design projects nation wide. Shanon enjoys sharing his diverse creative talents and experience 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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