Thursday 27th February – Sunday 1st March 2020
Stroud / Bristol
Felicia Forte is a Detroit-based professional artist who regularly teaches and exhibits globally. In 2018 she was awarded second prize in the BP Portrait award, and was one of seven artists chosen by the National Portrait Gallery to create prints to celebrate 30 years of the BP Portrait award.
Alla Prima painting, or wet into wet, single session painting is a stimulating method which teaches you to be present in every brush stroke, focusing only on the essentials, ultimately teaching you great dexterity and control. With demonstration and gentle critique, Felicia will challenge you to correctly observe and record the fundamentals: shapes, values, edges and color.
Do studies, not pictures. Know when you are licked – start another. Be alive, stop when your interest is lost. Put off finish – make a lot of starts. It is so hard and so long before a student comes to a realization that these few, large, simple spots in right relations are the most important things in the study of painting. They are the fundamentals of all painting. Paint the color tones as they come against each other, and make them sing, vibrate.”Charles W. Hawthorne, “Hawthorne on Painting”
This workshop will run either in Bristol or Stroud – the venue has not yet been finalised. Booking is not yet open, but to register your interest (or ask any questions) email [email protected] and indicate whether you’d prefer Bristol or Stroud. We’ll add you to our mailing list so you’ll be the first to hear when registration opens.
You can read more about Felicia on her web site.
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