LOCATION NOTE: This class will meet at Magnuson Park. The instructor will email a more exact meeting location within the park a few days before the workshop.

This weekend workshop will focus on seeing and distilling the world around us into quick color notes. We will spend the first day of the workshop exploring our surroundings and making quick thumbnails in gouache as a way to gather color and compositional data. We will go over some of the basic things to know about landscape painting and about gouache as a medium. Day two of the workshop will be taking our favorite compositions and developing them further as larger paintings in gouache. We will go over optimal setup strategies, finding your composition, navigating colors and values outdoors, dealing with the changing lighting conditions, and of course, the principles of atmospheric perspective. The class is great for beginners and intermediate painters alike. Our paintings will start small, and scale up toward the end of the weekend.

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Gage Academy of Art acknowledges the Coast Salish Peoples as the original inhabitants of this area and connecting waterways. We understand the land that Gage occupies is unceded territory and that today many Indigenous peoples live here and without their stewardship, we would not have access to this space. We honor the Coast Salish Peoples’ sovereignty, rights to self-determination, culture and ways of life. Since time immemorial, Indigenous peoples have called this territory their sacred land. We commit to learning, educating others and repairing the legacy of historically harmful relationships between non-Native and Native peoples in King County. In doing so, we will be honest, and recognize the experiences of Native peoples to include genocide, forced relocation, forced assimilation, and land theft. We also acknowledge Native peoples are survivors, present in today’s world, thriving. We encourage everyone here today to ask themselves: what can I do to support Indigenous communities?

In an effort to be transparent, Gage is contemplating this call to action and re-working how to best support Indigenous communities.

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