Thursday, August 10, 2023

Going Big Watercolor Workshop - Saturday, August 26th - With Susan Greenstein & Frieda Christofides

NYC Urban Sketchers, Saturday, August 26, 2023 10 AM to 1 PM

This Outdoor workshop is designed to pull you out of your comfort zone for exhilarating results. Here you will learn to:

  • ●  Trust your initial choices

  • ●  Make more deliberate choices of color and mark-making

  • ●  Discover bolder opportunities within your compositions. We will use bigger paper, a larger

    brush and no pre-drawing. Experience a shift and expand your own style of painting!

    The Workshop is sponsored by Strathmore Paper Co. Each participant will receive 2 large sheets of watercolor paper. More details about supplies, etc.will be provided upon sign up.

    About the instructors: Susan Greenstein and Frieda Christofides have been painting on-site and side by side for many years.
    Susan develops and teaches art courses for children and adults. She enjoys beginning her paintings without a preliminary sketch, which allows her to stay fresh and immediate (intuitive?) while she is working. Frieda had been an Urban Sketcher since a teen and never actually knew that's what it was called. She just loved painting outside. Together they will demonstrate their approaches to painting on a larger scale. They will point out the challenges and how to find solutions to overcome them.

    Location: Central Park, South West corner at 59th Street, near the Maine Monument, right near Columbus Circle. We will then walk into the park and paint Greyshot Arch and Pinebank Arch.

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