Ann Vaphiades, longtime oil painting student and friend of Red Dot will be honored with her first solo exhibition at the gallery. Her vibrant work is painted from photos taken by her and her daughters. Her paintings depict LIFE's poetic moments on the family's many adventures at home and abroad.
For those wanting to take professional looking photos with a smart phone or simple camera, this workshop offers the fundamentals of photography and photo-editing starting with the most basic principles of design. This one-day workshop is perfect for those interested in taking excellent images for painting reference, or anyone who just wants to take better pictures. More info. (See instructor Dori DeCamillis's photos on her Instagram page.)
Kindle creativity, innovative thinking, and courageous introspection in this one-day or weekend Creativity and Self-Awareness workshop with instructor Dori DeCamillis. Students will learn to break through artist blocks and self-criticism while savoring the joy of being creative. This day of awakening your curiosity, stretching your imagination, and welcoming self-honesty will enliven any area of your life that needs a spark. More info.
Beginners will explore the basics of portrait painting with oils while more experienced portraitists will expand their skillset. Learn how to achieve a likeness, model light and shade, mix flesh tones, and apply paint. Includes demonstration, slide show, and lots of painting time. More info.