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3-Day Painting Workshop with Derek Penix

June 13, 2021 - June 15, 2021


Award winning artist, Derek Penix presents a 3-day workshop for all skill levels from beginner to advanced.

Penix will cover topics such as the power of warms and cools, complimentaries, harmony, edges, shape-quality, variety, simplifying, loosening brushwork, elements of design, elements of light and shadow, the power of suggestion and seeing in terms of mass and shape relationships. There will be a strong emphasis on making your paintings more three-dimensional. Students will use oils (other mediums are welcome) to paint from photos. They will have a choice of dozens of photographs consisting of boats, cityscapes, figures, birds, hanging fruit and fish. Students will also have the option to paint from their own photos if they choose.

The first half of the day Penix will paint from a photo to demonstrate his process from start to finish. The second half of the day the students will paint with Penix’s guidance. Students are also welcome to bring a painting previously painted for Penix to critique.


Schedule: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., one-hour lunch break
Cost: $495
Contact the Brown County Art Gallery to sign up. Call 812.988.4609 or email: brncagal@att.net


Brown County Art Gallery
1 Artist Drive
Nashville, IN 47448 United States
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