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Sue Martin: Abstracting the Landscape in Oil and Cold Wax

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

Sue will demonstrate her process of using oil paints and cold wax medium to abstract the landscape. She will explain the materials used (canvas vs. panels, and credit card vs. palette knives), and the challenges of using this process en plein air (it melts in direct sun). Sue Martin came to art later in life […]

Louise Sackett: Including the Critters

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

This demo will include various ways to include local critters in your paintings, specifically cattle or horses, depending on their cooperation. The presentation will be in oil, conducted on a linen panel toned with a warm acrylic undertone to minimize ‘white dandruff’ in the finished piece. Techniques can be adapted to other media and translates […]

Natalie Shupe: Landscape Painting

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

Demonstration will focus on how to recognize and emphasize the main idea and purpose of your painting. Natalie will discuss design and editing principles that will help you establish dominance within your composition and subdue secondary elements. Natalie Rhees Shupe was born in Ogden, Utah. She grew up on a small farm with animals and […]

Valerie and Ellen Orlemann: Painting Together – the Fun and Challenges of Mother-Daughter Painting

Meet at Escalante Town Park Pavilion

Join a mother-daughter tandem demo where Valerie and Ellen will paint and talk about their creative processes and boundaries.  Valerie thinks that parenting a teen requires balance between providing the resources for her daughter to succeed and then getting out of the way so that the success is truly hers.   Valerie provides supplies and gives […]