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Big Shapes, BIG STATEMENT

Big Shapes, BIG STATEMENT

2-Day Plein Air Workshop with Lori Beringer

Jun 1-2, 2021

9am-4pm

Weekly Classes, Adults

This is a 2-day workshop that gives you an option of taking one or both days. Painting on location will soon become a favorite. Our home base will be the Plymouth Arts Center. Painting locations will be near the PAC and disclosed closer to the start of the workshop date. “I am happiest when my paintings reflect….” fill in the blank. For me, the answer is emotion. But first, we need those big shapes, and a solid foundation. My demonstrations will be in oil paint. Let us have fun painting a piece of ourselves in the house, tree, person walking down the street or the countless other possibilities.  Each journey is unique. Some of you have been enjoying the road awhile while others have found a new and exciting destination of Plein Air painting. We begin our journey learning how to see the big shapes and local colors to make a clear statement. Building with bold lights and darks and build interesting brushwork. You will receive personal instruction at your easel. All mediums are welcome. Topics Covered: Composition, Color, Value, Drawing, Perspective, & Tips and tricks For a supply list, schedule, and more detail, please check out www.plymoutharts.com or www.loriberinger.com.

Meet the Teacher

Lori Beringer

A Wisconsin native, Beringer is know for her bold brushwork whether it is a quaint building or portraits that capture the emotion of the moment. Honesty in her work is the utmost importance. Although mostly a self-taught artist, Beringer credits workshops with fine instruction along with studio experience with Dan Gerhartz. Joaquin Sorolla, Nicolai Fechin, and John Singer Sargent have influenced for her style. Lori paints plein air throughout the year, primarily in Wisconsin. Her travels have taken her to various painting locations within the United States, Mexico, and France. Recently, Beringer was honored to be a part of the Faces of Wisconsin Exhibition at the Cedarburg Art Museum, Wi and was juried into 20th Annual National American Impressionists Exhibition held at the historic Salmangundi Club in New York, New York. She won best of show in 2017 Bluff Strokes, Dubuque, Iowa. She was awarded the Portraiture Honorable Mention in the 22nd Juried National Oil Painters of America Exhibition and won the bronze medal at the Eastern Regional OPA Exhibition. She has competed in many plein air competitions winning numerous awards including the Sandra McCutchen Pape Award. In addition to painting full time, Lori is finding great joy in teaching. She has taught studio and plein air classes at the Peninsula School of Art, was an instructor at The Academy of Fine Art and currently teaches ongoing open studio classes at The Plymouth Arts Center. Beringer is represented by Fine Line Designs Gallery, Ephraim, Wisconsin.  Visit Lori’s website at www.loriberinger.com l

Upcoming Classes

08/21/2021

Contemporary Approaches to Collage for Adults and Teens 15+

with Frank Juarez

1-4pm

One day workshops, Adults

Collage gained popularity in the 20th Century through the work of cubists, Picasso and Braque. The art form opened the door to deconstructing ideas and images to create new compositions. Join us for this awesome workshop conducted by Frank Juarez. Please register by August 16th.

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