TRANSFORMING THE REPRESENTATIONAL
INTO A LYRICAL DESIGN
Watercolor or Acrylic
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Transform your favorite photos or abstract designs into eye-catching compositions by using patterns, rhythms and dynamic value placement in order to lead and circulate the viewer’s eye. Ken will lead you into the creative realm of generating your own unique, rhythmical paintings through demonstrations, examples and one on one time with him. A renown expert in figure and portraiture painting, Ken will assist anyone who desires to include figures in their work. He will also teach his proven method of designing art by using thumbnail studies, clear acetate layers and tracing paper. For those interested, Ken will show students how to design on an iPad with the ArtStudio app.
Ken has a talent for helping students take the fear out of painting with his warm, inviting demeanor. Years of experience have also proven he has the gifted ability to teach students the art of finding one’s own style and message, allowing each artist to create according to their own unique interests and personal style.
Bonus! Get double the teaching! Ken and his wife/artist, Stephanie, will teach in adjoining classrooms enabling you to glean from both of these skilled teachers and their class subject matter!
Ken is an internationally celebrated artist, teacher, author and juror. He has exhibited his works in Holland, Paris, Mexico, China, Italy as well as the U.S. His work is in numerous permanent collections, including the San Diego Museum of Fine Art, and the Zuo Wen Museum in Qindao, China. Ken is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, San Diego Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of America (1995-2006) and the International Society of Acrylic Painters. He is past president of NWS and the author of eight instructional books on Pastels, Acrylics, Charcoal, and Artistic Anatomy. He has been featured in The Art of Watercolour, International Artist, Watercolor Magic, Splash 12 & 13, and the Artist’s Magazine, among others.
"Don't try to make it perfect...just make it better and better"