“Figurative Design in Watercolors”
Intermediate to Advanced
June 27th through July 1st, 2016
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Sponsored by the Vermont Watercolor Society
Workshops with Jeannie McGuire will encourage and challenge artists to communicate a story or feeling in their paintings to create strong figurative works of art in watercolor. Through demonstrations, candid conversation and individual time Jeannie shares her painting style and thoughts as well as the versatility of watercolor when employing a higher ratio of pigment to water. Referencing a variety of photographs and snap shots her workshops focus on; absorbing the viewer by developing emotion and movement; intertwining figurative subjects with their background; seeing natural design in reference materials; exploring the impact of cropping and the placement of contrast; and most importantly a purpose for creating art in your unique style. Jeannie hopes to inspire individual expression and encourage students to go beyond their current work level and aspire to create exhibition quality works.
Cedarhurst Machinist, J. McGuire
Boardwalk, J. McGuire