Workshops - Ric Dentinger - Seeing & Painting the Layers of a Subject - All Levels

Ric Dentinger - Seeing & Painting the Layers of a Subject - All Levels

Ric Dentinger is a contemporary realist who paints traditional subjects with a passion for watercolor that is reflected in his bold and confident approach. The signature of a Dentinger watercolor is his use of intense color, dramatic highlights, and bold expression!

He began his career as a professional illustrator and art director and has illustrated for companies like Coca Cola, Michael's Arts and Crafts, Lexus and Valero. Collectors of his paintings have described his work as "strong, dramatic, beautiful and full of light." He likes "to take a subject and present an aspect of its personality that gives a different or unique perspective."

The workshop will cover techniques using Ric's approach to seeing through the layers of a subject, and will include unique methods of applying paint, and different perspectives on design and composition. Ric will demonstrate his approach of working from the darks to the lights, his use of jewel-like color, his texturing techniques, and the use of gouache for certain effects. Ric's workshops are designed to challenge the beginner and experienced artist alike. There will be lots of student painting and personal help. In addition, the workshop will include a project on Ampersand Aquabord and a discussion of its benefits. The student will complete at least two paintings in this workshop.

Ric is the recipient of many national awards and his work has been widely exhibited; his subjects include architecture, still life, portraits and traditional objects. He is a member of a number of watercolor societies and a signature member of the Texas, California and Louisiana Watercolor Societies. Ric is the recipient of many major awards, including the 2010 Best of Show Medal at theTexas Watercolor Society and the Louisiana Societies International Exhibitions, and has been featured in numerous publications including Splash 12, American Artist, Watercolor Artist, and American Art Collector.

CWA members $395, and non-CWA $450.

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Non Members Fee: $450.00 Members Fee: $395.00

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