Kevin Macpherson will offer an exclusive plein air workshop during his Sedona Arts Center exhibition of portraits from his travels in China, "Chinese Characters". The workshop is appropriate for aspiring artists, professional artists, and art appreciators. Kevin has a special talent to encourage and develop even the beginning artist.
This three-day workshop will illuminate your path to more successful paintings. Demonstrations will break down the complexity of painting and reveal the magical process in simple to understand terms. With colorful instruction we will also investigate the problem-solving methods of past masters. Daily on-site painting and individual and group critiques. We will spend one session during the workshop painting from the model.
Painting is simple but not easy. Kevin's class is about seeing and increasing your visual awareness. A great amount of stimuli must be categorized and orchestrated in the process of painting from life.
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Payment Options: Students may pay in full or choose the payment-plan option during registration. The payment plan requires a non-refundable $125.00 deposit with the balance due 30 days before the first day of the workshop.
About Kevin Macpherson
Kevin Macpherson's visual language, the language of light, color and atmosphere, his technical expertise, uniqueness and quality set his paintings apart from the pack. Kevin's paintings are based on nature's color relationships described as Impressionistic Realism. He finds visual poetry in the combinations of color and the relationships of light and atmosphere that make each special and transitory moment unique, just as life's moments are so precious.
Experiencing life first hand is an enriching experience, Kevin, a highly respected teacher, lecturer, guest artist judge, author and mentor, a leader in the arena of Plein air painters, makes us aware of the precious moments, you will leave with an understanding of light and shadow, color and atmosphere, shape and pattern to advance your painting skills.
Kevin has a reverence for nature and finds inspiration by being acutely observant to his surroundings. Plein air painting is an intense act of connecting with Nature. Mother Nature has the answers, Kevin will guide you to ask and seek the right questions. Kevin is continuing the grand tradition of Plein air painting but with modern fresh ideas in easy to understand terms.