Thursday, February 11, 2016

Landscape Painting Class beginning March 2

Landscape Painting
Six Week Class
Wednesdays, March 2 - April 6

We will explore the elements of design to build compelling landscapes. Participants may choose between oil, acrylic or watercolor. Different approaches and techniques will be covered to find what works best for you. Beginning with a simple landscape of the instructor’s choosing, we will then move to more personal landscapes.
Topics to be covered:
1 color theory,
2 techniques
3 creating depth through perspective, scale, value, repetition of form, color and value
4 working from photos
5 non-conventional painting supplies
Suggested materials: (but not limited to)
Paint: paynes grey, titanium white, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, yellow ochre, cadmium yellow, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue
Liquin and turpentine for oil users
GAC100 for acrylic users
Painting surface- stretched canvas or gessoed panel for oil or acrylics
watercolor paper for acrylic or watercolor
assorted brushes
paper towels
container for water/turpentine
Supply Sources
University Book Store  Court Street, Athens
Jo-Ann Fabrics  East State Street, Athens
Pat-Catans (formerly Craft 3000) Parkersburg, WVa
On-line Sources
Dick Blick also has store in Columbus
Utrecht also has store in Columbus
Jerrys Artarama
Cheap Joe’s

Fees; $90.00 for six week session, payable in advance of first session

     Connaught Cullen grew up in Clyde, Ohio, worked at Whirlpool Corp for 30 years, then had a mid-life crisis and became an artist. She received a BFA from Bowling Green State University and an MA-Studio from Eastern Michigan University. She recently received her MFA in the Painting + Drawing department at Ohio University where she received multiple awards and grants. Cullen has participated in numerous exhibits, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, she taught for many years in college settings, and is a member of Starbrick Gallery in Nelsonville, Ohio. She resides in Southeast Ohio in the Appalachian landscapes that she has come to love.

For further information contact Connaught at, and check out her website