LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Landscape painting in the beautiful Hudson Valley

Students will spend two days working outdoors to complete a finished landscape painting.

Each morning we will have a group discussion followed by a short demonstration.

The goal is for students to complete at least one finished painting during the workshop and walk away with new strategies and techniques for completing paintings outdoors.

INCLUDED

What you'll have access to

Painting demonstrations in:

    -Color mixing

    -Composition

    -Aerial Perspective

Personalized Critiques:

    - Learn solid strategies for creating successful paintings and receive critiques tailored to your individual needs

Discounts: 

    - Students will receive a discount on all Firthcliffe Atelier traditional hand made canvases and gesso panels as well as a discount on Mosepi Palette Boxes

DEATAILS

Cost - Dates - Location - Materials

Cost

$250 Per Person

Dates and Times

May 1st and 2nd

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

To be determined 

(Someplace in Orange County New York)

Materials

PDF of materials will be sent upon registration
 

 

STUDIO LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Learn how to create a landscape painting in the studio

Students will spend four days working in the studio and learn how to make an enlarged landscape painting from a plein air study.

Students will use previously completed paintings and imagination to create their finished landscape.

Matthew will paint along side students and demonstrate how to move elements to enhance composition, block in using color notes from your plein air study, create a sense of depth and more.

INCLUDED

What you'll have access to

Painting demonstrations in:

    -Creating a sense of depth

    -Composition

    -Creative mark making

Personalized Critiques:

    - Each student will receive individual critiques tailored to their own painting and personal goals. 

Discounts: 

    - Students will receive a discount on all Firthcliffe Atelier traditional hand made canvases and gesso panels as well as a discount on Mosepi Palette Boxes

DEATAILS

Cost - Dates - Location - Materials

Cost

$550 Per Person

Dates and Times

May 15th and 16th

May 22nd and 23rd

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

Firthcliffe Atelier

Materials

PDF of materials will be sent upon registration
 

 

MATERIALS WORKSHOP

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Learn to grind paint, make canvases and mediums

Students will spend two days at the Firthcliffe Atelier hand making traditional oil painting materials.

During this course students will hand grind and tube a limited palette of oil colors, stretch and prime one 16x20 inch linen canvas, prime one 9x12 inch panel with homemade gesso and learn to make several different mediums.

The idea is for students to use these materials in the following still life workshop to create a completely handmade work of art

INCLUDED

What you'll have access to

Demonstrations in:

    -Paint grinding

    -Canvas and panel preparation

    -Mixing painting mediums

What you get at the end of the workshop:

     -Five hand ground tubes of paint

     -One 16x20 inch oil primed linen canvas

     -One 9x12 inch gesso primed birch panel

     -Recipes  for several painting mediums

Discounts: 

    - Students will receive a discount on all Firthcliffe Atelier traditional hand made canvases and gesso panels as well as a discount on Mosepi Palette Boxes

DEATAILS

Cost - Dates - Location - Materials

Cost

$350 Per Person

Dates and Times

June 5th and 6th

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

Firthcliffe Atelier

Materials

Included
 

 

STILL-LIFE WORKSHOP

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Create a still -life painting using traditional materials and techniques

Students will learn to paint a still-life from start to finish.  During the process you will create thumbnail sketches as well as a color study to help with the finished painting.  You will learn about composition, color, paint application and more.

This course was originally designed to be a follow up to the materials workshop in June. Having students use their handmade canvases and hand ground paint to make a still-life painting.  However those who didn't attend the material workshop are also welcome.
 

INCLUDED

What you'll have access to

Painting demonstrations in:

    -Color mixing

    -Pictorial composition

    -Paint application

    -Sight size painting method

Personalized Critiques:

    - Receive critiques tailored to your individual needs and abilities 

Discounts: 

    - Students will receive a discount on all Firthcliffe Atelier traditional hand made canvases and gesso panels as well as a discount on Mosepi Palette Boxes

DEATAILS

Cost - Dates - Location - Materials

Cost

$550 Per Person

Dates and Times

July 10th and 11th

July 17th and 18th

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

Firthcliffe Atelier

Materials

PDF of materials will be sent upon registration