This workshop combines a loose free approach with sharp observational skills, coupled with tonal observational painting and the joy of pure colour to create a mix of styles & techniques that will increase your knowledge base.
Day 1: we will explore a few drawing styles, these drawing techniques will help improve the quality of your observational skills and help you see connections from one object/subject to another. We will then take that into a wash & line drawing.
Day 2: we will focus on producing a monochromatic painting in the style of a Grisaille.
Day 3: we will expand upon that Grisaille painting and explore pure colour washes to produce a painting that exudes atmosphere and strength of tone & colour.
The class is live and interactive on ZOOM
Dates: March 7,8, 9 from 1oam-1pm Pacific Time
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Participants: Max 20
Price: $249 for 9 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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