Join popular landscape painter Lori McNee for a luxurious workshop in the magnificence of Santa Fe, New Mexico! Discover how to create luminous, dramatic, light-filled plein air paintings. During the week, Lori will reveal painting secrets to push your skills to the next level. You will learn the importance of thumbnail sketches, value studies, creating atmosphere, and the pros and cons of working with reference photographs. Lori will discuss how to use reference photos. plein air studies and sketches to create a larger studio landscape. You will grasp the interplay between warm and cool colors to help set the mood of your paintings. We will discuss how to build successful paintings with strong design and composition, the use of edges, interesting brushwork and texture. In this fun class, you will explore simplified color mixing and a better understanding of how to organize your palette, and mix color.
Lori will also be available to answer your questions about water-mixable oil paints, blogging and social media branding or marketing questions!