Join Patricia Sorg to create paintings that sing with color and great design. She will cover advanced color
theory and principles of composition that will bring your paintings to the next level.
The main goal of the course is to to achieve paintings that evoke a powerful response in the viewers,
add passion to the process, overcome the fear of experimenting and balance personal expression with
technique and draftsmanship.
Knowledge of the fundamentals in drawing and oil painting are required for this course, although
technical methods will be revisited all the time.
The class will have continious discussions on the painterly process and will include:
critiques, demos and insights
guidance about when to use the rules or break them,
excersises to help you obtain greater self confidence as a painter
one-on-one instruction to bring each artist’s project to a successful finish
For each artist’s project, Patricia will cover:
Advanced Color Theory
- painting with fresh, rich colors
- learning to see and think like a painter
- mastering color value and temperature to achieve poetry and vibrancy
- achieving chromatic harmony to make the colors dance
- abstract design
- color and value design
- simplification of shapes and rhythmic composition
Date and Time: Tuesdays – April 7, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26;
AM Class: 9:30am-12:30pm and PM Class: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $30/per class with 10-Class purchase card
Drop-in: $40 per class.