Landscape Oil Painting with Paul Bachem
FOUR weeks • Tuesday mornings
September 5,12,19 and 26, 2017, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fee: 160m/$190 nm
Hone the fundamental theories of landscape painting. Learn why your subject matter looks the way it does-the importance of being able to judge value (how light or dark an object is), hue (what color is it?) and chroma (how vivid or dull the color is). The assessment and placement of these three elements in your work is key to the realistic rendering of three-dimensional objects in the two-dimensional world of painting. Materials list provided at registration.
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BIO: Paul Bachem studied with Harold R. Stevenson and Alma Gallanos Stevenson and enjoyed a thirty-year illustration career. He worked for clients in New York City, across the country and as far away as Sydney, Australia. Paul’s paintings are in numerous private collections as well as the permanent collection of the Forbes Gallery in New York City. He now concentrates on plein air painting and has shown at a number of galleries in the Northeast. He has been included 27 times in the FAV 15% of entries in the Bold Brush monthly painting competition and in October of 2011 was awarded a finalist award by juror Matt Smith. Paul has participated as a competition artist in a number of plein air events including the 2011-2014 Wayne Art Center Plein Air Event in Wayne, PA (honorable mention 2013), Paint The Town 2011 in Cranford, NJ, where he was awarded 3rd prize. Paul has also participated in the prestigious Plein Air Easton in Easton, MD from 2010-2015 (Utrecht Award of Excellence for “Best Use of Light” 2012 and First Place in Quick Draw 2013). Paul was recently juried in as a member of The Salmagundi Club in NYC. He also loves to cook and plays classical guitar…albeit poorly! Visit his website at www.paulbachem.com.