Scott Gellatly - Abstracting the Landscape (Online); Wednesdays, March 3-24, 2021

Date: Wednesdays, March 3-24, 2021
Time: 3:00-6:00PM Pacific Standard Time/6:00-9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time 
Level: All
Medium: Oil or acrylics

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Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. You will also have access to recordings of the class that will expire 30 days after the final day of the course.

To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

You will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Find out how to access the class group message board here. 

Explore abstraction by taking the fundamentals of landscape painting to new and exciting directions! This class will focus on the process of pulling imagery from nature to emphasize the formal aspects of painting – color, composition, movement and space. Open to all oil painters who are willing to let go, experiment and take chances!

We’ll dive into the history of abstraction, utilizing plein air works in the studio, possibilities through our materials/tools, and color palette strategies.

Each session will start with a presentation/demonstration, followed by a series of painting exercises. Students will be able to show their work online for individual and group discussions.

This class is part of Scott’s “Abstracting the Landscape” series. It builds on themes explored in previous classes. You do not need to have taken Scott’s previous course to sign up.

Winslow Art Center 98110Scott Gellatly holds a degree in painting and drawing from the University of Oregon and has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States. A landscape painter at heart, Scott’s work has become more abstracted, with greater emphasis on pure color and gestural mark-making to evoke nature.

Scott is an Oregon native and lives in Portland with his family.

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