The instructor will demonstrate daily both the landscape and portrait. Students may paint exclusively either subject. Instructor handouts with photo references will be available although students are encouraged to bring their own photos references that they are interested in painting. The instructor will discuss how to transform these photos into good paintings. Each student will receive daily individualized instruction. The importance of drawing, value, color, design and technique will be addressed. Some basic watercolor experience is strongly advised since advanced principles of watercolor painting will be covered.
Miller is a signature member and award winner in the American
Watercolor Society. Within the last three years, Miller has exhibited
and instructed in China, Vietnam, France and Thailand. In 2014 he was a
first-place award winner in the Artist’s Magazine National Competition
and was an award winner and participant at the World Watercolor Competition and Exhibition in Narbonne, France. In 2006 Stand was Grand Prize winner in the Watercolor Artist Magazine competition. Miller has juried exhibition and given workshops throughout the United Stated and internationally for many years. The full extent of his resme can be found on his website: www.stanmiller.net
The Art of Abstract Painting with Leslie Newman Dates TBA - email now if you wish to attend
This is a two day acrylic abstract workshop is for new or experienced abstract artists. Students should have a basic understanding of color who want to experiment with new ways of using these or are stuck in a slump. The instructors approach will be demonstrated. Guided exercises in mark making, washes, landing points, and subtraction will be provided. Composition, value and shape will be discussed. This will be all about fun with no expectations, negative voices or dismissive criticism. Get our of your comfort zone and let loose your creativity.