Matt Smith Workshop

"Landscape Painting Fundamentals"

February 11, 12 & 13, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with an hour for lunch

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Join internationally acclaimed artist Matt Smith for three days of oil painting focused on basic but fundamental concepts related to landscape painting - primarily those of drawing, value, design and color. This isn't necessarily beginner information, rather ways to use these fundamentals to analyze our chosen subject, the landscape, and come up with a game plan to construct a painting. This is particularly important given that we are working with organic form rather than structured form. All skill levels are welcome as Matt will taylor the instruction to the individual.

Matt Smith has lived and painted in Europe. He currently lives in Arizona and spends most of his time painting en plein air from southern Arizona to the Canadian Rockies. He also enjoys painting the California coast to the Colorado mountains.

Matt Smith is the recipient of numerous awards and has been featured in many publications. His influences include Maynard Dixon, William Herbert Dunton and Edgar Payne.

$440 for S.C.A.P.E. members
$490 for non-S.C.A.P.E. members

As this is the first workshop class for 2019, S.C.A.P.E. calendar dues for 2019 must be paid when you register for this course. Use the links to pay 2019 calendar dues, the course registration fee and workshop registration and release of liability form. 

Maximum of 14 students
Goleta Valley Community Center (free parking)

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