This workshop will cover the techniques needed to convey the textures of pebbles with different surfaces, tones & textures along with a piece of rust collected from the beach located near the artist in Scotland.
A fun look at producing a painting with multi coloured stones over two 3 hour sessions using, stippling, washes, wet on wet, wet on dry, splattering, neo colours II and tints to create the illusion of 3-dimensional stones.
The class is live and interactive on ZOOM
Dates: May 23 & 24 from 9am-noon Pacific Time
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Participants: Max 20
Price: $178 for 6 hours
“I work with a series of unique techniques especially created by myself to portray crumbling facades, worn, decrepit old doors and windows with an attention to detail verging on hyper realism that masks a fascination for abstract qualities inherent in the subject matter. “
Angus McEwan was born in Dundee, Scotland and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College Art, graduating in Fine Art and printmaking with a Post Graduate Diploma in the same discipline. He also has a Merit in a teaching Certificate- Post Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education, Scotland.
Angus was elected to the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours, (RSW) in 1995 and in 2012 a full member of the Royal Watercolour Society, (RWS). He is also an associate member of the AWS and NWS in the USA. In 2016 he was elected member of the Royal Glasgow Institute (RGI) and in 2018 Angus was elected a signatory member of the Australian Watercolour Institute (AWI).
In 2018 Angus received a 3rdplace award at the ARC Salon Competition (the largest and most prestigious Competition in the Western world for realist Art) for a landscape painting, “Shroud of Qingdao” and an honourable mention in the still life category for “Tea Break”. Shroud of Qingdao was exhibited in the 13th International ARC Salon Travelling Exhibition showing in New York, Los Angeles and Barcelona, 2018/19.
You can find out more about Angus on his site at https://www.angusmcewan.com
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