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August 2019 Adult Art Classes at GPMA

People attend an art class at Grants Pass Museum of Art GPMA

August 2019 Adult Art Classes at GPMA Art Classes! Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here Elements of Art – Color with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, August 3 1 – 4 pm Part of the series of fundamental art classes: Elements of Art Color! Color can be one of the most dominate elements. · Learn about hues, value, and intensity. · Explore the historical changes of color use, warm vs. cool palettes. · Create your own color wheel for reference. · Learn, with simple projects, how to set a mood with color in your artwork. Class will be taught in acrylic – but the knowledge works for all mediums. A great class for the beginner,

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The Secret of Painting from Life

The Secret of Painting from Life If you want to see the world as spectacular as it is, take a walk in the forest with an artist. The painter’s eye is more sensitive and receives a vast amount more information than a normal person who is seeing the same view. When students first come to my classes, within weeks they report that they have never before seen the world “in color” as they are able to do now and that painting has opened their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them. The first assignment for new students who come to…

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Painting a Geyser in Yosemite National Park, Part 1

“Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1″ by Stefan Baumann

“Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1” by  Stefan Baumann Three Keys to Plein Air Success ~ Inspiration, Composition & Color Application, Part 1 When I begin a painting on location, my main objective is to capture the subject in as little time as possible, and when painting a geyser, the pressure to paint fast is even greater. Painting a geyser like one in Yellowstone Park depicted in “Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1” is quite a challenge, as it only erupts every 12 hours and the burst of water and steam lasts only 2-3 minutes. Capturing the essence of the geyser blowing upwards into…

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