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Compositional Painting – Erik Sandgren

March 15, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Date: Four Wednesdays in March 2023:  8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
Time: 9:30AM to 12:30 PM
Cost: $200 for four sessions (members rate $180)

Level: Intermediate /Advanced 
Limit:  min. class size: 6 / max class size 8
Supplies: whatever painting materials you possess plus a trial frame or matt.

 Demonstrations will be in watercolor and acrylics

Other: no additional fees

Class Description:  Special attention will be given to the function of color in composition, compositional alignments, strategies for revision and unpacking examples of master paintings. Each session will be a combination of demonstration, discussion, critique and studio practice in response to the interest of participants. Emphasis will be on developing individual expression based on the fundamentals underlying different media and practice.

Instructor Bio: Erik Sandgren makes prints and paintings that reference the light, patterns and motion of nature and evoke the sensory experience of Pacific Northwest landscapes. Born in Oregon and educated at Yale and Cornell, he is the son of painter Nelson Sandgren (1917-2006). Since 1989 Erik has been painting Northwest lands and waters in the light of myth, history and origins. Their topographical references are observed, imagined and remembered.

Artist Website: https://www.eriksandgren.com/


March 15, 2023
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Sally Boyd


Village Gallery of Art
1060 NW Saltzman Road,
Portland, OR 97229 United States
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