Thursday, May 8, 2014

Karen Leffel-Massengill Demonstration and 2 Day Oil Painting Workshop

MAY 10,  2:00PM

2 Day Oil Painting Workshop
May 12 and 13

Cost $225
 The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is pleased to announce  that  Karen Leffel-Massengill, will be giving a free, live painting demonstration as part of our Second Saturday event at 2:00pm this Saturday the 10th of May. She is our featured artist at the gallery. 

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will also be sponsoring a 2 day oil painting workshop, by Karen,  May 12 and 13, 10 to 4:00 pm, at Ralph's Art Supply on 1420 Highland Avenue 255-3331, in the arts district of Eau Gallie. A supply list will be available at the gallery and at the art store. A $100 deposit will be required to reserve your spot. The workshop will be limited to 12 artists. Sign up is at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. 

This workshop will concentrate on color, values, brushwork and design. Karen will go over color charts so students  learn the ins and outs of color mixing exactly what color they want the first time, thus saving time and money. The purpose is to avoid dirty colors or "mud". Participants in the class should bring 6-10 photos of scenes that excite them and they will choose 2-3 to paint. Karen will be teaching the "block in and refine" method of painting. She will demonstrate and work with painters on an individual basis. Students should finish 1-2 small paintings. The goal of the workshop is to "get the light turned on" in your paintings.

 For more information please call the gallery at321-259-8261

Art Work: Be Grateful, Karen Lefell-Massengill 

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