GLAZE OIL PAINTING AND OIL PLEIN AIR, TRINITY BAY
Level: ALL ( Beginner to Very Advanced)
Medium: Glaze Oil
Cost: $600 including materials
Dates: Mid-September, 2017
If you want to learn the basics of how the old masters painted and have some great fun exploring outport Newfoundland with your brush, this 5 day art retreat workshop is for you. This is a condensed course, chalk-full of very effective learning with master glazer, Kathy Marlene Bailey. The schedule is flexibly designed to allow for an indoor traditional glaze oil painting project as well as wonderful glazing opportunities outdoors in the beautiful west-shore communities that dot the Trinity shore of Newfoundland. Kathy will teach you the basics of Renaissance glazing processes and will fine-tune your skills in: colour perception and mixing, rendering, value perception, brushwork and depth illusion. The course will build valuable skillsets for any artist and is suitable for rank beginners to artists with very advanced skills in glazing or other techniques
To get to English Harbour on Trinity Bay, car rentals are available at St. John's airport. Taxi service can be arranged to English Harbour for a nominal fee, if you are not going to be renting a vehicle. There is ample accommodation of all kinds and formats available within a short walk or drive of English Harbour Art Centre. Accommodation can be booked independently or it arranged for you to share facilities with other students. Grocery stores are nearby, not to mention easy availability of lobster and untold variety of FRESH seafood! This is opportunity for an experience of a lifetime.
Please contact Deb Wickwire for general information on English Harbour, the Art Centre, taxi service information or for help locating the best local accommodation for your needs. Her number is: 860-558-0449.
Check out the English Harbour Art Centre facility at: http://englishharbourartsassociation.com
Please contact Kathy Marlene Bailey via this website contact page to register or get more information about the course.
Note: If you enjoy the process of glaze oil painting, a series of enrichment courses will also be available to you at English Harbour Art Centre in the future.