This oil painting based workshop explores methods to capture a person’s spirit/ personality in painting. The ‘likeness’ is a by-product! We will be working from very good references. No model fees to pay.
Focus will be on composition, and color with an emphasis on skin tones as well as learning to translate the various planes of color and light.
Frank will show and explain value vs. temperature changes on a facial plane.The importance of connection of shape and immediacy of brushwork. References will be both male and female.
Requirements: Beginners in the genre are ok but must have a basic understanding and handling of the medium.
Fee: $295 - for CCA members $275
Instructor: Frank Eber AIS, AWS, NWS,
Frank grew up in Europe and was mentored by Italian master painter Renato Casaro in 1994 and 95. In the ’80s and ’90s Frank worked as a professional illustrator for video cover sleeves and as a portrait artist by commission.
He strives to create timeless art in both oil and watermedia and works in a direct, loose style influenced by the Old World Masters. He lived for three years in the south of France and has painted on location in many countries around the world. He is also an accomplished Portrait painter.
Frank is an award-winning artist and Signature member of the American Impressionist society (AIS), American Watercolor Society (AWS), the National Watercolor Society (NWS) He is a juried Artist member of the prestigious California Art Club. Frank conducts workshops and demonstrations locally and at the national and international level.
www.frankeber.com Professional artist since 2010 has been painting all his life. Painting apprenticeship with Italian master painter in the late 80's. Frank has 12 years teaching experience around the country, overseas workshops, in both traditional painting both watercolor and oils.