• New Plein Air Workshop in Florida

    7 days ago - By Dan Graziano Fine Art

    I'm excited to announce my first workshop for 2018 at the Visual Arts Center of Punta Gorda, Florida. This three-day workshop will focus on painting outdoors from life along with basic art fundamentals of color temperature, value, edges, composition and paint handling. We will also discuss how to develop greater skills of observation, simplification, identification of a strong focal point and quickly painting “wet on wet” to translate what you see and experience into strong paintings. Participants will paint every day at a different location. Each day begins with a brief demonstration by...
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  • 2018 Studio and Plein Air Workshops

    2018 Studio and Plein Air Workshops

    7 days ago - By Dan Graziano Fine Art

    2018 STUDIO AND PLEIN AIR WORKSHOPS
    Painting En Plein Air Three-Day Oil Painting WorkshopVisual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FloridaJanuary 19 - 21, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Painting from Photo ReferenceRiver Tree Arts, Kennebunk, MaineSaturday, March 17, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Becoming a Working ArtistRiver Tree Arts, Kennebunk, MaineSunday, March 18, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm
    Plein Air Workshop at OlanaThree-Day Workshop
    Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, New YorkAugust 24-26, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm
    Beginning Oil Painting One-Day WorkshopThe Florence Thomas School of Art, North CarolinaSeptember 8, 2018...
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  • Two New Workshops For 2018 At River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, Maine

    Two New Workshops For 2018 At River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, Maine

    7 days ago - By Dan Graziano Fine Art

    Painting from Photo ReferenceSaturday, March 17, 2018 River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, Maine
    The workshop will discuss techniques to quickly transfer the important elements of a reference photo to the canvas, as well as creating an artistic painting rather than simply rendering a photograph. Beginning with a discussion on the “basics” of oil painting , the workshop will also address the fundamentals of color, value, edges and perspective. Learn how to use a reference photo and create a loose, expressive and “painterly” painting!
    Instruction will include a short painting demo by Dan, with...
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