Past Artist Council Events
Paint your version of the Laguna Beach shoreline with artist-instructor Gia Moody. Learn how to block in natural light and shadow following a guided, step-by-step process. The artist utilizes a limited palette and small canvas format for any stage learner to participate. Set up your easel on camera for feedback on your progress.
Easel and 6 x 8 inch canvas
Oil paint or other preferred medium
Turpentine or water
Artist council members were invited to practice drawing techniques on basic and more complex objects with Art Center artist-instructor Katie McGuire.
Based in Los Angeles, Katie specializes in portraits and figures influenced by symbolism, expressionism, Tarot Cards, surrealism, CoBra, Bay Area figurative painting and some contemporary artists.
Black, white, and gray colored pencils
Black, white, and gray charcoal
Black and white charcoal pencil
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The Expressive Painting
How can we be more expressive with painting?
Artist Council member and art teacher Jim Ellsberry talks about painting as Expression rather than representation. He discusses how to created distinctive works which draw attention and reward the viewer in new, interesting and often unsuspecting ways.
Silk painting with serge nepomnin and Svetlana axten
Learn more about silk painting versatility, applications, and techniques from the comfort of your own home or studio.
Artist Council members and master artists, Serge Nepomnin and Svetlana Axten, share a brief history of silk art with elegant 3D objects, soft scrolls, and fashion designs as reference.
AN OPEN DISCUSSION ON ART DOCUMENTATION IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD
Photographers and Artist Council members Charlie Groh and Kurt Weston discuss the how, what and why of digital documentation when it comes to photographing your artwork.