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Watercolor Workshop: “Making Every Stroke Count” with Pittsburgh Artist Bill Vrscak

Wednesday, April 10 – Friday, April 12

Emphasis in this workshop will be on helping students find the essential elements and qualities in the subject matter, and through demonstrations and group critiques show how to present these essentials in a simple, direct way. The object is to eliminate extraneous information and details, and simplify the subject. Students will be encouraged to look beyond the representational aspect of the subject to the dynamics of contrast, light, movement, space, etc; elements which help make paintings come alive. Students may work outdoors, weather permitting, or indoors from their own photos and sketches.

Level: Intermediate to Advanced watercolor painters. Beginners are welcome, but they should have some drawing experience and at least some experience with another medium.

Wednesday, April 10 – Friday, April 12
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Members: $300
Non-members: $325

Limited spots available. RSVP by Wednesday, April 3, 2019

About Bill Vrscak

Bill Vrscak is a free-lance artist/illustrator and signature member of the American Watercolor Society. He is a realist painter whose work reflects a strong sense of freshness and simplicity, consistent with his attitude that "the simplest statements make the most impact".

A frequent national award winner, his work is widely published. Bill studied painting and design at the Ivy School of Art in Pittsburgh. After 18 years in the advertising business he went his own way to paint and teach. Besides doing illustration and commission work, he currently teaches workshops and seminars throughout the United States as well as Canada.