REGISTER APRIL 1
Multi-Sensory Plein Air Painting — Trish Harding
August 6 — 12
This class is for new and advanced plein air painters ready to learn good plein air painting basics as well as sophisticated techniques to chase the light. In the spirit of Emily Carr, the great Canadian plein air artist, Trish will take you on a physical, mental and emotional journey through the Menucha grounds. Plein air painting reflects the artist’s creative impulse at its freshest and most considered moment. It’s a mandatory part of every painter’s discipline and enlightened exercise. Plein air as practice can also change your studio work in ways that no other practice can. Daily lessons, demos, and exercises on giving form to ideas at the speed of thought. No class fee.
REGISTRATION STARTS APRIL 1, 2017
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1. Select one week long class, lodging, and meals below.
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3. After payment you will be sent an email confirmation.
4. In the confirmation email is a link to a registration form.
5. You must complete registration form to finish your transaction.
TWO WEEK PARTICIPANTS: If you are taking BOTH one week workshops, please click the button below to see more options and requirements for two week participants.
CLASS SUPPLY LIST:
Trish Harding was born in Washington State and grew up on Lummi Island where her earliest drawing and painting memories begin. Her formal art training includes Western Washington State College (WWU), and The Academy of Art College, San Francisco.
Her service to the art community includes sitting as a current member of the Bellingham Arts Commission for many years, past president of the Northwest Pastel Society, and facilitator of the Annual Downtown Bellingham Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibition (PAPO) event for 11 years. As owner of Trish Harding School of Art at Studio UFO for 18 years she has had the opportunity to offer many art shows for regional artists and students, including Bellingham High School Senior projects.
Trish is owner of Studio UFO in Bellingham where she works, shows, and teaches. Trish not only teaches at Studio UFO she also has been teaching at Whatcom Community College for over 20 years, and Portland Creative Arts Community for 12 years, and countless workshops in Washington, Oregon, and California.
She has taken artist painting trips to various places in the world including Paris France, San Miguel Mexico, Yellowstone Park, Victoria Canada, Palm Springs CA, and Ghost Ranch New Mexico.
Her latest accomplishment is being selected as the 2017 feature artist for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which means her image will be used for all of the publicity and product for the event and she will be present at Roozengaarde and Tulip Town to to sign tulip posters during the festival which attracts visitors from around the world.
Trish will be featured artist at Scott Milo in Anacortes during the month of April as the International Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is in full swing showing her most recent work of her view of the Skagit Valley.