Landscape Painting from Photo Reference
Date: March 25-April 29, 2020
Level: All levels
Award-winning artist David Marty will guide you in creating compelling landscape paintings in the studio using photo references. Focus will be on painting landscapes, cityscapes and architectural elements.
Learn techniques for simplifying your compositions, focusing on line, shape, value, color, and edges. Every class will include instructor demonstrations, lots of one-on-one instruction to help you gain confidence in your own work and additional uninstructed studio time to work on your paintings. Paint in oils or acrylics. (David Marty will demonstrate in oils.) All levels.
After studying at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, David Marty’s professional career took him in the direction of graphic design and illustration. After working for a publisher and owning a successful graphic design studio, David now paints full time. Marty has studied with Scott Christensen, Matt Smith, John Budacin, George Strickland, Michael Workman and Calvin Liang. He has been featured in American Art Collector and Western Art Collector magazines and an “Artist to Watch” in Southwest Art Magazine. His work has been used on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Celebrity Apprentice. His work has also been juried into Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, C.M. Russell Art Auction, Salon International and Arts for the Parks Top 100 exhibits. He is represented in galleries in Coeur d’Alene, ID; Edmonds, WA; Jackson Hole, WY; Whitefish, MT; and Santa Fe, NM. David’s work is published by Grand Image, Seattle, WA. He resides in Edmonds, WA.