July 1 to July 14, 2019
THIS COURSE IS CLOSED
Master the painting process of building alla prima, or “wet-on-wet,” oil paintings. Work one-on-one with acclaimed artists Daniel Keys and Richard Carter to fearlessly apply explosive color in floral still lifes, figurative models, and portraits.
Undergraduate: ART 420, 3 units Graduate/post-baccalaureate: ART 620, 3 units
Intermediate to advanced or professional painters should apply. Students should have a working knowledge of oil painting materials and some experience with life painting.
Professor Adam Longatti559-270-6217
Daniel Keys –
Daniel Keys is an American realist painter who works primarily with oil paints to create portraits, still lifes, and landscapes infused with brilliant color and light. Keys started painting at the age of eleven, and while self-taught, has had the chance to paint with and learn from master alla prima artist Richard Schmid. Keys’ work hangs in many prominent collections throughout North America, Europe, and Russia. He teaches workshops in oil painting that draw students from around the world who seek out his esteemed instruction. He has won numerous awards including the Portrait Society of America's "William F. Draper Grand Prize 2018," and his work has been featured in
Art of the West,
American Art Collector,
Plein Air Magazine.
Richard Carter –
Richie Carter is an artist who creates impactful, striking, yet simplistic images in his large-scale still life and landscape paintings. His works evoke emotion and create a dialogue between the rich tradition of realism and the contemporary reality of our time. Carter was born and raised in a rural community near Kalispell, Montana, where he developed the sense of adventure and creativity that shine in his paintings, which capture the reality of the Montana landscape. His work has been featured in
Plein Air Magazine,
Southwest Art, and
Fine Art Conoisseur. Carter holds a BFA in Painting from the University of Montana and currently lives and works in his hometown in Montana.
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