Date: May 26, 27, and 28th, 2017
Time: tba
Cost: $375, lunch provided first 2 days, 3rd day on your own to visit our local restaurants
Location: Davis & Blevins Gallery, 209 S. Main St, Saint Jo, TX 76265
Reserve your spot by phone: (940)995-2786 or by email dhs@cooke.net

This workshop will focus on creating paintings of animals that exhibit emotion. Working with value, color and brushwork, what to leave out and what is essential. The artist will do a demo each day before students begin painting.

 Beginners to more advanced students are welcome. Artists are encouraged to bring their own photographs as reference. Within the great tradition of painting, Linda St. Clair has set herself apart as an innovator who creates animal portraits that explore the personalities of creatures great and small. Whether her subjects are of the barnyard, domestic or wild variety, they are undeniably the product of an artist inspired by wildlife’s vital energy and its broad emotional range.

Please bring the following materials:

  • Alizarin Crimson, Cad Red Light, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue,
  • Sap Green, Cad Yellow Light, Transparent Orange (Gamblin)
  • Transparent Oxide Red  (Rembrandt)
  • Maxima White (made by the Artisan here in Santa Fe)
  • Any brand of paint will work unless noted above.
  • Turpenoid or odorless turpentine and a container for it.
  • Liquin
  • Brushes (anything you are comfortable with) but be sure and have some larger ones.  I use filberts.
  • At least six 11 x 14 or larger canvases or panels.
  • Palette (Paper palettes are fine.)
  • Portable Easel (French easel, tabletop, whatever you are used to working with)
  • Lots of paper towels (Viva I find works best)
  • Photos of your own to work from.

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