Join internationally acclaimed artist Matt Smith for three days of studio landscape painting
February 12, 13 and 14, 2018

Expect daily demonstrations and plenty of personal attention. - Matt Smith

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This workshop is for oil and acrylic painters, medium to advanced level. Matt will begin with an in-depth discussion of the importance of drawing, value, design and color and how they relate to the particular subject. The course covers how to construct a painting, individual vision and the importance of working from life.
Matt Smith has lived and painted in Europe. He currently lives in Arizona. He spends most of his time painting en plein air from southern Arizona to the Canadian Rockies. He also enjoys painting the California coast to the Colorado mountains.
Matt Smith is the recipient of numerous awards and he has been featured in many publications. His influences include Maynard Dixon, William Herbert Dunton and Edgar Payne.
I appreciate traditional landscape painting and I am inspired by the pristine landscapes of the American West… - Matt Smith

This workshop is predicted to fill quickly, probably within a day or two!

Cost: $430 for S.C.A.P.E. Members; $480 for non-SCAPE members includes membership
Pay online, then mail registration form to coordinator
Maximum of 13 students
Goleta Valley Community Center (free parking)
9 am to 4 pm with an hour for lunch

Materials list and refreshments provided
Register by December 1, 2017


You may contact Workshop Coordinator Cezanne Totton to be added to the Wait List -

Download the registration form


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