Ric Dentinger, 5 Days, April 16 - 20, Seeing & Painting the Layers of a Subject - Intermediate/Advanced
Painting by Ric Dentinger
"Seeing & Painting the Layers of a Subject - Intermediate/Advanced"
5 Days / April 16 - 20, 2012
is a contemporary realist who paints traditional subjects.
He began his career as a professional illustrator and art director and has worked with such companies as Coca Cola, and Michael's Arts and Crafts.
Talented in various mediums, his
love and passion for watercolor show in his
bold and confident approach and this is where he
Collectors of his paintings have described his work as "strong, fresh, beautiful and full of light.
likes "to take a subject and present an aspect of its personality that gives a different or unique perspective."
work widely exhibited nationally, Ric
is the recipient of many awards; his
subjects include architecture, still life, portraits and traditional objects.
Ric is a member of a number of watercolor societies and a signature member of the Texas and Louisiana Watercolor Societies.
was on the cover of the June 2010 issue of the Watercolor Artist magazine
, and featured in the July 7, 2010, issue of the American Art Collector magazine
, and the summer 2010 issue of the American Artist magazine
Ric's workshop will cover intermediate and advanced techniques using his
approach to seeing through the layers of a subject and developing a composition.
will introduce gouache as a minor element.
Encouraging self-expression through design and the creative process, Rick will explore color theory and methods of applying paint, including brush strokes, mistake correction, underpainting, flat and graded washes, dry brush effects, wet-in-wet, and the use of materials such as tissue, plastic, and wax.
Students may paint along with the workshop demo or work from a still life, their imagination or a photograph.
will conduct critiques throughout the workshop, as a group and with individual students.
CWA members $395 and non-CWA $450.