Artist workshop at Chicago’s Old Town Triangle Art Center Brush Up on Color

4 week Artist workshop at Chicago’s Old Town Triangle Art Center beginning July 11th going to August1st

ImageWORKSHOP: Brush Up on Color

Students will learn how to choose the best palette for watercolor painting.

Explore the Standard Palette for landscapes;
Flower Palette for gardens and flowers; Intense Palette for bold subjects;
Opaque Palette for wet into wet; Old Masters Palette for a challenge; and the
Double Palette of Primary Colors primed for success.

These same palettes translate into oil painting as well.

Call or email for the list of recommended colors.

Summer: (4 weeks) July 11 – August 1
10am –2pm
Instructor: Kay Smith
$110 non-members/$105 members

Old Town Triangle Association
1763 N. North Park | Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 337-1938

About Illinois Artist Laureate Kay Smith

After completing my studies at the School of the Art Institute, I worked as an illustrator. As the 1976 Bicentennial approached there was a fever of interest in American history. In 1971, I was asked to illustrate a book on the American Revolutionary War period which required me to travel to historic locations to paint the actual scenes. As my travels crossed and crisscrossed the paths of the patriots, I entered their lives and was forever caught in the inescapable skeins of history and was thrust into the role of historical painter. What began as a single assignment has grown over the past 40-plus years into the largest collection of American historical-site paintings ever created by a single artist. To see these historical works and to learn more about The American Legacy Collection, please visit my website at: The American Legacy Collection is a dramatic panorama of this country's historical places and its defining moments. My original watercolors chronicle 500 years of the American experience and preserve with an artist's palette our American heritage.

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