Workshops

Upcoming Events

Mini-Workshop
Wednesday, November 15
10 am – 1:30 pm
511 Art Studio, Upland, CA
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Color & Composition Workshop
Sunday, November 12
10 am – 4:30 pm
Brandon Gallery, Fallbrook, CA
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DSCN0155Join award-winning artist, Joe A. Oakes, for a fun, informative painting experience. Workshop or class are relaxed, loosely structured and designed for everyone. Contents are flexible and can be adjusted to number of students, location and number of days. Either format includes a combination of discussions on composition, color, value and technique, along with a painting demonstration. There’s plenty of individual attention and all skill levels are welcome. For details or question, please contact the artist directly.


Architecture & Perspective

Learn this artist’s personal approach to acrylic painting architecture and perspective as a subject or as part of a landscape painting. Oil and pastel artists welcome.
• Simple approach to help you stay loose  • Learn to extract from reference material
• Composition, color, value, technique  • Basic perspective
• Structured but light and fun  • Each student will create a finished painting


Acrylic Landscape Painting

Learn to paint skies, mountains, trees and rocks in acrylic. Put these skills together to create an effective landscape painting. Oil and pastel artists welcome.
• Simple approach to help you stay loose  • Give your painting depth
• Composition, color, value, technique  • Importance of the sketch
• Structured but light and fun  • Each student will create a finished painting


Color & Color Mixing

Focus on color choices, color mixing and color schemes. Lots of discussion then theories will be demonstrated and practiced by students.
Simple approach to help you stay loose • Color, color schemes & color mixing
• Composition, value and painting techniques  • Create a finished painting
• Structured but light and fun  • Plenty of individual attention


Open Studio Class

Start a new painting or work on your current piece. Paint together with others, while working on the project of your choice. Bring whatever you’re working on. Use the medium of your choice. Group discussions and demos that will be helpful to all.
• Use the medium of your choice  • Get help with your specific needs
• Composition, color, value, technique  • Work on the project of your choice
• Structured but light and fun  • Individual critique