Instructors: Margaret Garcia and Bonnie Lambert.
Five sessions: September 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Capture the style of famed Chicana artist Margaret Garcia using oil paints, creating monoprints and painting Plein Aire painting. Learning to create art from observation is an important means to understanding the basic artistic elements of line, shape, color, volume, and composition. Participants will learn the basics of drawing, an introduction to oil painting, discuss and create mono prints, plus how to manage your art supplies. Dynamic painting sessions will take place in our studio, LA Plaza’s Garden and on historic Olvera Street. Studio etiquette, art history and artist led tours of the special exhibition, Arte para la gente, The Collected Works of Margaret Garcia will be explored.