John Poon Workshop

November 4-7, 2015

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Artist/Teacher:        John Poon

Workshop Title:      Fundamentals of Landscape Painting (Acrylics/Oil)

Date/Times:             November 4-7, 2015; 10am – 5pm   

Location:  Evergreen Fine Art, 3042 Evergreen Pkwy., Evergreen, CO 80439

Cost:                        $550                   

Class size:  Min/Max              6/10


 

Workshop Description:

 

This time-tested curriculum is designed for the serious student wishing to develop further fundamentals in landscape painting, including a greater understanding for values, color mixing, atmospheric perspective, and composition including design organization and emphasis.  Focus will also be on developing more fluid brushwork and a personal statement in representing outdoor subject matter. The class is intended for beginning through advanced levels, and students will learn reliable step-by-step, systematic shorthand for either studio or on-location painting. 

 

Though we will accomplish 8-10 painting studies during the course of the week, the primary focus will be on the information necessary for self-critique beyond the scope of our 4 days together.  Instruction will include lecture and slide presentation, instructor demonstrations, class critique, and plenty of one-on-one time with each student.  Though the demos will be conducted using acrylics, the principles taught apply universally to any variety of mediums, and all students are welcomed. 

 

Finally, a class that deciphers the mysteries of age-old concepts and breaks it down into simple, straight-forward, easy to understand mechanisms.  See what John's students are saying at www.johnpoon.com.

 

 

Supply List: 

 

Acrylic Suggested Supply List

Heavy Body Acrylics: Titanium White, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light (or Utrecht brand Cad Yellow Lemon), Cadmium Yellow Medium, Viridian Green, Ultramarine Blue, Transparent Red Oxide (or Utrecht brand Burnt Sienna)

Mediums:   *Acrylic Gloss medium, Water

Brushes:            **Silver Bristlon Flats #4, #6, #8, #10; Round Sable, Utrecht 212 #10

Easel:       ***French Easel, Soltek, Coulter System Easel, etc.

Palette:    Masterson’s Painters Pal Stay Wet Palette

 

Panels and Canvas:   Several assorted sizes from 6x8-16x20,

                 1-2 larger canvas for studio painting (30x40)

 

Miscellaneous:  Palette Knife, Water Container, Brush Cleaner or soap, Plastic Grocery Bags, Paper Towels

 

*Water is a perfectly suitable medium for use with Acrylic paints in lieu of a painting medium.

 

**Silver Bristlons are an excellent synthetic Bristle that can be used with water based paints.   Utrecht’s 212 #10 is a good all around sable with a long handle for finishing detail work, but any quality small round sable will suffice.

***Please feel free to use any easel of choice that will accommodate the size of painting you wish to work on for the week. 

 

Oil Suggested Supply List

Oil Paints:  Titanium White, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light (or Utrecht brand Cad Yellow Lemon), Cadmium Yellow Medium, Viridian Green, Ultramarine Blue, Transparent Red Oxide (or Utrecht brand Burnt Sienna).  Cobalt blue (optional)

Mediums and Solvents:                *Gamsol, linseed oil

Brushes:            **Silver Bristlon Flats #4, #6, #8, #10; Round Sable  Utrecht 212 #10

Easel:                 *** French Easel, Coulter System, Soltek etc.

Panels or Canvas:      Several assorted sizes from 6x8-11x14 for studies.  1 to 2 canvas sizes, 16x20-30x40 for your larger studio piece(s)

 

Miscellaneous:   Palette Knife, Sealable medium Container, Brush Cleaner or soap, Plastic Grocery Bags, Paper Towels.  A small taboret or table for use beside your easel (optional). 

 

*Please only the use of low odor Gamsol as a solvent.  Please no use of Liquin, Odorless Turp and other volatile petro-based mediums and solvents.

 

**Sliver Bristlons are an excellent synthetic Bristle.  I prefer the flats with its longer bristles for variety in brushwork.  The Utrecht’s 212 #10 is a very good all around sable with a long handle for finishing detail work, but any quality small round sable will suffice. 

***Please feel free to use any easel of choice that will accommodate the size of painting you wish to work on for the week.