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317 19th ST NW
Canton, Ohio  44709
330-806-9178
330-455-3728
Tedclawson@yahoo.com

    A studio workshop that explores the practical use and implementation of design principles while working with a
    combination of watercolor and other watermedia paints.  The workshop provides the design basics for all types of
    painting, and is actually the grammar of art.  Emphasis is on working with the elements and principles of design,
    while using conventional collage techniques and powerful digital collage available through the use of computer
    software.  Students will be encouraged to imagine a story that their own photographic references inspire involving
    the figure and the location and the natural design in reference materials.   Conventional and digital collage are the
    tools to build the story into personal dialogue for the viewer to enjoy.  Students will receive plenty of personal
    attention, coaching and painting time.

    Tech savvy student artists are encouraged to bring laptop computers and photo software for some hands-on digital
    collage experience.

    Workshop Content
    •        Elements and principles of Design
    •        Painting the color square
    •        Painting with single hue in three values
    •        Painting with range of hues and values
    •        Improving drawing skills using a grid
    •        Selecting and designing a story with photo reference material
    •        Combining photos for a final design - conventional collage
    •        Combining photos for a final design - digital collage
    •        Developing a value study before painting
    •        Painting the story
    •        Matting and framing the story
    •        Photographing the painting for exhibition

    Ted Lawson - Group Lessons / Workshops


    Group lessons are offered through the Canton Museum of Art.










Watercolor Design Workshop
@ Canton Museum of Art

Tuesday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Friday, June
16, 2016 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

Canton, OH

Click the image to sign up and to reserve your
space for this informative workshop.

Contact the Canton Museum of Art for directions
and hotel information
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Workshops like this provide a concentrated design / watercolor experience