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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

Sat. Feb. 27, 2021

Adult Felting Workshop: Snowman

with Mary Starnitcky

1:30-3:00pm

One day workshops, Adults

Join Mary Starnitcky as she introduces you to Felting! Learn a fun and cherished fiber art! No experience is necessary. You will learn special techniques of how to needle point with wool roving and create a few cute, snowman! Gather your friends and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with all supplies included. Ages 10 and up!

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Mondays, March 1 - 22, 2021

Virtual Toddler Class

with Bianca and Jamie

Weekly Classes, Youth

Bianca Beilke and Jamie Jeanty will lead a virtual series, in a hands-on exploration and introduction into the world of art! Using different techniques and mediums (don’t worry– toddler safe materials.)

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Sat. & Sun., Mar. 27-28, 2021

Professional Practices for Artists: An Online Workshop

with Frank Juarez

11am-1pm

One day workshops, Adults

Class will be held virtually. Pre-registration is required by March 23, 2021. Class fees are: PAC Members-$150; Non-Members-$175. Sustainability in today’s art market is measured and dependent upon two active practices; an active studio and a promotional plan. As much as we love to create, we need to start thinking about how we can engage in the business side of art in order to sustain our practice.

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