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Sonoma Vineyard Final Painting Seamus Berkeley
Sonoma Vineyard, 42″ x 30″, oil on canvas

Ever find yourself finishing a painting and realizing it doesn’t look the way you’d like it to look? In this workshop we’ll concentrate on the most important practice for getting the painting you want: seeing clearly.

The workshop will include demonstration, as well as group and individual instruction.

Visit the FAQ for a list of suggested materials.

For more information and to register, visit Mendocino Art Center or call 707.937.5818 or 800.653.3328.

Dates:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 18—20, 2015
Time:
9:30am to 4:30pm
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In this comprehensive instructional video, Seamus Berkeley shares with you his in depth knowledge of oil painting–from tools and materials through a complete painting demonstration. Using his excellent teaching skills, Seamus conveys in a clear and concise manner practical steps and technical information that will help you attain repeatable results and freedom to express your creative vision.

In this comprehensive instructional video, Seamus Berkeley shares with you his in depth knowledge of oil painting–from tools and materials through a complete painting demonstration. Using his excellent teaching skills, Seamus conveys in a clear and concise manner practical steps and technical information that will help you attain repeatable results and freedom to express your creative vision.

“I really enjoyed your teaching style. You have a gift. Thank you so much for sharing.” –Marcia, workshop attendee

“Factual problem solving approach. The fact that I had never mixed oil paints before didn’t trouble Seamus, he just taught me how to do it.” –Robert, portrait workshop attendee

“Seamus has incredible ability to teach. He explains it, demonstrates it and, if need be, will help you with a difficult part of your paintings.” –Mary, workshop attendee at the Taos Institute of Arts

Seamus has instructed and lectured at numerous venues including Eagle Rock School, Estes Park, CO; University of New Mexico, Taos, NM; Waring School, Beverly, MA; and his own studios in Taos, NM and Berkeley, CA.

Students and educators will find the clear organization and easy access to specific information particularly useful. Topics covered include:

  • Tools including brushes, knives, thinner and easel
  •  Paint and Palette including organization, mixing, paints and cleaning
  •  Canvas Preparation including support and preparation
  •  Painting Demonstration including wash-in, build and finish

Video Production: Scott Stiefvater, Blue Sky Video Production

Graphic Design: Patrick Berkeley, www.patrickberkeley.com

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