Sunday Workshop: How to Paint Seascapes (April 7)

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Levels: All Levels Welcome!

Offered: One Day Workshop: April 7, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Instructor: Toaa Dallo

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

The sea has inspired artists for thousands of years, and this fun one-day painting session is a deep dive one of the most thrilling subjects for art.

This class is for everyone — from beginners who want help getting started, to experienced artists looking to refine their work. Seascapes are a great lesson in color theory, temperature, value, and contrast. We will explore key issues of painting and art-making, including composition, brushwork, style, and storytelling — with an emphasis on fun.

You can use acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels — whatever you like. Toaa will have lots of great seascapes for you to choose from, and you can also bring your own.

Toaa will demonstrate and explain methods and techniques for the group, and everyone will also receive individual attention and guidance.

Meet the Instructor:

Toaa Dallo has offered classes and intensive workshops at his Santa Cruz Art Studios since 1994 and has also given numerous lectures and demonstrations for art clubs and organizations. In 2012 he began teaching classes and all-day workshops at Palace Art in Capitola, where he has worked with thousands of students of all ages, interests, and needs. Toaa’s work is included in many private and corporate collections and has been seen in art shows and galleries principally in the San Francisco Bay Area.