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Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio

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813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260
(206) 571-0442 https://www.whidbeyislandfas.com/

August 2021

Painting the spirit of the person – A Portrait Workshop with SUCHITRA BHOSLE

Art Classes
August 6 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Painting the spirit of the person - A Portrait Workshop ​August 6 - 9 $695 Skill level: all levels ​Day 1 Suchitra will discuss color theory and explore how to understand seeing the color from life and mixing it on your palette. By way of a photo reference, a quick demonstration of how to see values and color will be covered where the concept of color seeing, color note comparison and mixing will be made clear. Portrait painting from life:…

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Painting the Draped Figure with ZHAOMING WU

Art Classes, Langley
August 23 @ 9:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Painting the Draped Figure ​August 23 - 26 $825 Skill level: intermediate to advanced ​In this 4-day workshop, Zhaoming will teach a traditional “painterly” technique of oil painting.  It will be applied to figure painting in an “alla prima” approach.  Emphasis will be placed on composition, color and understanding light on form.  It will include the process of producing appropriate values and edges to create mood and atmosphere. Students will be led into figure painting practice by observing Zhaoming’s demonstrations…

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September 2021

Creating Dynamic Still Life Paintings in Oil with Adam Clague

Art Classes, Langley
September 16 @ 9:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Creating Dynamic Still Life Paintings in Oil ​Date: September 16 - 18 Tuition: $450 Skill level: all levels Still life painting can be highly rewarding, but it can also be intimidating. Perhaps your past attempts to paint fruit have looked flat and formless. Maybe the colors in your flowers have appeared “chalky” or “muddy.” Perhaps you’ve struggled to arrange a good still life in the first place! If these difficulties sound familiar, you are not alone. I’m excited to show…

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Adding Figures and Drama with a Palette Knife with Michele Byrne

Art Classes, Langley
September 24 @ 9:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

ADDING FIGURES AND DRAMA WITH A PALETTE KNIFE ​Date: September 24 - 26 Tuition: $425 Skill level: all levels This workshop will teach you how to make dramatic impressionistic paintings with palette knife and impressionistic brushwork. You will also learn how to add figures to your work in a loose style showing movement and excitement! First you will learn how to design your painting through value and strong composition – leading your eye through the painting to tell a story. …

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October 2021

Painting Expressive Portraits in Oil with Charles Miano

Art Classes, Langley
October 2 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Painting Expressive Portraits in Oil October 2 - 5 $625 Skill level: all levels If you are looking for a workshop that will help you create portraits you can be proud of, this is it! Join Charles Miano as he explains his accessible method for painting impactful classical portraits. With Miano’s sculptural and mass-oriented approach to portraiture, you will realize your full potential of seeing and translate that to oil painting. Miano’s method blends a perfect balance of an abstract,…

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Drawing on a Toned Ground with Michael Bergt

Art Classes, Langley
October 14 @ 9:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Drawing on a toned ground October 14 - 16 $550 (incl. materials) Skill level: all levels Learn the classical technique of drawing on preparing toned paper. I tone my paper with rabbit skin glue and dry pigments. I use color pencil with gouache to achieve a full tonal range to create studies for paintings, or fully realized finished drawings. In the workshop, we will be drawing the portrait from life on toned paper on a green ground. Values are established…

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Alla prima still life and figure painting with David Shevlino

Art Classes, Langley
October 22 @ 9:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Alla prima still life and figure painting Date: October 22 - 25 Tuition: $600 Skill level: all levels This class is about painting alla prima (wet into wet) and the techniques used to create a fresh, painterly response to our subjects.  Be prepared to use large brushes for big, bold strokes of paint. Students will learn to look at a subject, still life and the figure, and see it in terms of large  basic shapes. Working on a toned ground,…

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November 2021

Showcase the Color of Light – Next Level with Sally Strand

Art Classes, Langley
November 5 @ 9:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Showcase the Color of Light – Next Level November 5 - 8 Tuition: $750 Skill level: intermediate to advanced This class begins with a review of painting principles, including optical mixing of layered color, essential elements of strong composition and the effects of light. We will also focus on the later stages of painting, learning to harmonize color masses while developing the ability to really see and mix color, especially those that are nuanced and subtle. Finally, we will explore…

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Alla Prima Portrait Painting with Sean Cheetam

Art Classes, Langley
November 11 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
Langley, 98260

Alla Prima Portrait Painting Date: November 11 - 14 Tuition: $750 This workshop will focus on learning to paint a portrait from life in oil.  Sean uses a very distinct palette, called a “mud-Palette” when working. This palette will be discussed extensively throughout the workshop.  The benefits of working with this palette are value and color control.  Through a simple step-by-step process to portrait painting, Sean will discuss harmony and unity in your final piece, composition, drawing, likeness, organizing your…

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