“Painting Luminous and Atmospheric Landscapes/Cityscapes

thumbnail_Michael Reardon portraitTues. – Fri., May 19-22, 2020, 9am-4pm

North Oaks West Rec Center,
14 W. Pleasant Lake Road, North Oaks, MN 55127

Registration (Limit 16):
Fee: $530 for members & $570 for non-members

358173caee605b60468fc8b593bff094Luminous, atmospheric and fresh are just a few words to describe Michael Reardon’s watercolors. In this workshop, he will share how to catch the essence of a scene by simplifying it and creating strong, dynamic compositions. Throughout the workshop he will cover the use of a limited palette, share his color pallet, how to mix dynamic colors, the use of thumbnail sketches, and the Reardon_wle-couvent-1479importance of light and value to describe forms. The goal is to help students find their own voice and style using the tools and skills he demonstrates and shares throughout the workshop. All levels are welcome, but it is recommended that student have some watercolor experience.

Michael Reardon is an award-winning watercolorist based in Oakland, Reardon_sparkle-the-thames-large-1600California. An avid traveler, he is inspired to create landscapes and cityscapes from around the world. Using his extensive background in architecture and illustration he composes glowing and expressive watercolors, both in plein air and studio painting. He is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, and the California Watercolor Association. Reardon_sparkle-square-jean-xxiii-1600He is the author of Watercolor Techniques: Painting Light and Color in Landscapes and Cityscapes.

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