Current HCA Events & Exhibits
Theresa Grillo Laird Exhibit & Workshop:
FROM INSPIRATION TO FINISH
Workshop Dates: 4/16/2021 - 4/18/2021
86 Water Street
Apalachicola, Florida 32320
Country: United States
Theresa Grillo Laird workshop- April 16-18- From Inspiration to Finish!
Identifying, developing and refining your idea for landscape painting to bring a painting from concept to completion
This 3 day workshop is perfect for all level of painters seeking clarity and focus to create stronger paintings!
Have you ever found yourself endlessly pushing paint around, trying in vain to recapture the idea that initially excited you? So have I, and I can show you a way out of that frustrating dilemma. In this workshop you will
-learn how to discover and define your concept
- develop a dependable step by step process to help refine and strengthen your idea
-gain the confidence of knowing your way forward at every point
On day one, participants will take photos, sketch and make small color studies in the field. Day 2 and 3 we’ll work indoors drawing from these materials to develop a finished painting.
I instruct in oils, but you can use whatever paints you are comfortable with. A suggested supply list is below. Bring your paints and sketching materials, a sketchbook, a means to take photos, small painting panels for quick studies, one larger panel 8x10- 14x18, and if you have one, a tablet or laptop to review your photos.
Suggested Supply list
-Ultramarine blue, and cobalt or a green blue like thalo or Prussian
- Permanent red medium (Rembrandt), or napthol red or cadmium red light or medium, and alizarin crimson or quinacridone magenta ( Windsor and Newton)
-Cadmium lemon yellow ( not generic lemon yellow) or cadmium yellow light, and Cadmium yellow medium or yellow ochre
An earth red like red ochre or transparent red oxide
A small assortment of long handles brushes in different sizes. Flats and filberts are most useful plus a small round for drawing the initial composition and perhaps though not necessary, a rigger. Don’t bring worn out or paint- encrusted brushes.
Odorless thinner for cleaning brushes and 2 containers to hold about ¾ to a cup full
portable easel, paper towels, small garbage bags, gloves to work in if preferred, sun block, bug spray, a hat with a brim to shield your eyes outdoors
Register for workshop by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
VIRTUAL VIDEOS FROM HCA:
"Portraits in Passing" A Sumi-e Exhibit by Ann Koseliski 2020
APALACHICOLA BLM RALLY AND MURAL AT HCA 2020
S.O.L.A Exhibit "Support Our Local Artists"2020
Women's History Month "Celebration of Women in Art" 2020