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Expression & Response en Plein Air 2 • Lori Putnam (Workshop + Demo)

Painting colour harmonies, rhythms and patterns of nature.

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4-day Indoor/Outdoor Workshop + Demonstration (included)

  • Sunday June 11, 2017
  • Monday June 12, 2017
  • Tuesday June 13, 2017
  • Wednesday June 14, 2017
  • Friday June 9, 2017
    6-8pm (DEMO)

*We will be painting in the studio and outside. Locations and times to be anounced.

$789 Friday Night Demo Included ($50 value)

Friday Night Demo Available HERE

Lori Putnam’s sold-out workshops are a testament to her approachable, giving nature, energetic demonstrations, and hands-on teaching style. Her paintings are a personal and genuine response to her subject, and she encourages and teaches her students how to do the same. She believes that each artist sees differently and finds his or her own, distinctive mark. Yet letting go of formulas and finding the confidence to express ourselves honestly seems difficult, sometimes even fearful. Students will leave this workshop excited; ready to experiment more on their own; and, above all, pointed toward meaningful, personal, artistic growth.

Participants will receive a free copy of Putnam's booklet "Plein air, Right from the Start."

The workshop will include lectures and demonstrations; individual painting time; personalized instruction (perfect for advanced beginners, intermediate and advanced painters); and group discussions aimed to promote your progress. While demonstrations and advice on technique will be geared toward oil painters, artists who are more comfortable working in other mediums are welcome.

Plein air experience strongly recommended.

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Art Instructor Bio - Lori Putnam

Lori Putnam’s artistic development truly began following an intensive, 8-month period of self-study in Italy in 2008. The artist’s rapid growth and style continued to evolve for the next several years, due largely to the influence and encouragement from artist friends Quang Ho and Scott Christensen. In 2014, five of the nation’s top magazines took notice, and spotlighted her work and successful career. Now considered one of the nation’s most prominent and sought-after Modern Impressionists, Putnam’s paintings border on abstraction, and are recognized for their energetic brushwork, masterful use of color, and intelligent design.

She paints landscapes and still life, as well as the figure and portraits. When asked about subject matter, Putnam states, “It is much less about the actual subject itself, and more about color harmonies, rhythms, patterns, and shapes.” While she may use photographs as reference material, she prefers working from life, and travels extensively painting sketches to use for larger paintings at her studio in Charlotte Tennessee.

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