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Kristen Olson Stone Fine Art

Live Plein Air, Newport Beach, California

Live Plein Air, Newport Beach, California

Regular price $157.00 USD
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About The Class

Classes meet at either Little Corona Del Mar Beach Lookout or on Balboa Island in Newport Beach from 9:30am-2pm.

Free parking is available on the adjacent side streets at both locations.

I will give a 1 hour morning painting demonstration including, 1 small watercolor and 1 small oil painting.

I will demonstrate how to design, draw and paint the scene. I'll emphasize division of space, lines, the importance of values, color mixing and edge-work.

After my morning demonstration, I'll spend the afternoon going from easel to easel helping each of you with your artwork at your own level.

This class is perfect for beginners through advanced artists as well as artists working in all mediums.

Watercolor supply list:

A 12 -24 pan watercolor set. I prefer the Rembrandt watercolor paints but any artist quality brand is fine. 1, round brush such as a #6 or #8 or a dagger brush.  I like the Silverbrush Black Velvet Voyage Brush.  A 6" x 8" or 9" x 12" watercolor sketchbook, a pencil or leadholder and a white plastic eraser, or a permanent ink pen, a small cup for water and a few paper towels.  You may also want to bring a lightweight stool or folding chair.

Oil or acrylic supply List:

Ultramarine blue deep or Cobalt blue, Turquoise or permanent green deep, Pyrole red or Cadmium red light. permanent red violet or Quinacridone rose, Alizarin crimson or Permanent madder deep, Cadmium yellow medium, Cadmium yellow lemon, Titanium white, Ivory black.  2-3 palette knives and/or 5 paint brushes, rags or paper towels, a canvas panel in a smallish size such as 11" x 14" and a plein air easel.

What students say...

Kristen, thank you for the great workshop! Everyone agreed we have never had anyone give such an informative presentation. 

Right now I have to paint a large canvas for my granddaughter-to-be. My daughter wants cactus and succulents, with flowers. After listening to you, I just did the undercoat in pink to go with all the green. I am glad I took notes and really paid attention to YOU. Hoping to get a chance to paint in one of your future workshops again soon......Debbie H

"I have taken a number of workshops, mentoring sessions and online classes and Kristen is hands-down my favorite instructor. She is not only an extremely talented artist, but an effective teacher. It is truly a gift to be able to provide valuable and meaningful advice and guidance in a positive and inspirational way. Kristen is so encouraging and can explain difficult concepts clearly and put them in the context of your individual skills as an artist. I highly recommend Kristen’s online classes and if you have the opportunity to work with her in person, don’t miss it!"......Marie

Kristen is not only a fabulous painter, but a very a highly skilled instructor. I have taken several watercolor courses from her and always am blown away by how much I didn’t know!! Her instruction has really impacted my work. She answers questions well and is very motivated to help students at all levels of experience. I appreciate her kindness and vast level of knowledge. Highly recommended! .......Jana

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