Monday, May 13, 2013

Two Summer Workshops with Thomas Kitts

Announcing Two Summer
Oregon Plein Air Workshops
with Thomas Jefferson Kitts


Hood River, Oregon
Essential Plein Air Techniques:
The Columbia Gorge
July 31 - August , 2013

$375 for three days of instruction

This workshop is hosted by the Columbia Art Center in Hood River. It will be a 3-day outdoor workshop which focuses on how to intensify distance and atmosphere through the use of color to create the illusion of deep space. Emphasis will be placed upon painting in and around the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and your subject matter will encompass both awesome views and intimate waterfalls. This workshop is for any outdoor painter who wants to improve their ability to paint rocks, trees, and moving water in one of the most unique and beautiful areas in the Pacific Northwest! 

Click here to learn more or to reserve your spot
via the Columbia Center of the Arts

Registration status: Workshop maximum 15 participants / 7 people registered


Portland, Oregon
Essential Plein Air Techniques:
The PDX Daytripper's Edition
August 12 - August 16, 2013

$550 for five days of instruction

This 5-day outdoor summer workshop is specifically tailored to the plein air enthusiast who lives in or around Portland, Oregon. (Out-of-towners are welcome too!) Your instruction will focus on how to improve your plein air skills without the extra cost of travel and lodging.

This class will focus on simplifying what we see, recognizing and mixing natural color, paint handling techniques, basic design and composition, how to control values, and work alla prima so as to complete a small painting within one session. 

All painting locations will be within an hour of downtown Portland, enabling you to daytrip to-and-from home each day.

Click here for more information about this workshop. 
Click here to request a registration form.

Registration status: Workshop maximum 12 participants / 6 people registered.


For information about Thomas' 
instructional methods click here.

Both workshops are already half filled so don't delay!

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