Visual Elements: Translating Photographs into Paintings
Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Discover new ways of seeing and interpreting images by using your own photographs as reference materials. Learn how to use your photographs more effectively. Extract key elements from photos, simplify the subject matter, and create strong compositions – in your paintings. Explore design, color, tonal values, and atmospheric effects of light and shadow through traditional oil painting techniques. Demos, a slide presentation, and critiques included. Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced.
Helen Vaughn – As a painter, I am continually fascinated by the properties of color, light, and shadow as they affect both the image and my own sense of time, place and inner harmony.
Helen Vaughn is known for her pastels and oil paintings of figurative, landscape and still life works of art. Widely exhibited both in the region and nationally, Vaughn’s work has had many solo exhibitions. Her paintings have been featured in national publications, including American Artist and Pastel Artist International. She has won numerous awards, and her work is included in museums, corporate and private collections. To view some of her artwork and biography, visit www.helenvaughn.com. Click Here for Supply List.
Workshop fee is $275 members/$300 non-members. A confirmation letter and supply list will be sent upon receipt of workshop registration fee payment. Register online, call 256-535-4350 x222 or download the registration form here Helen Vaughn Master Artist Workshop Registration Form 2015 (for mail in only). Space is limited to 15 students, so register online or call NOW. Registration Deadline: January 27, 2015. This workshop is filled on a first-come, first-served basis! Workshop will be held in the Museum Academy classrooms at the Huntsville Museum of Art at Big Spring International Park.
Please note: Because of our obligations to the instructor, no refund of any payment will be made for notification of withdrawal within 10 days of the start of the workshop. Prior to January 27, 2015, we will refund your registration fees less a $100 workshop cancellation fee. However, there will be no refunds given for cancellations after
January 27, 2015. The Museum reserves the right to cancel classes which do not meet minimum enrollment
requirements. This minimum enrollment is determined on an individual class basis. In case of cancellation by the
Museum, the advance payment will be refunded to you. The Huntsville Museum of Art assumes no liability for nonrefundable airline tickets or other expenses that cannot be used due to any classes or workshops being cancelled or schedule changes.