Workshop: Using Photo References
Photographic references are GREAT resources for an artist. This class focuses on how to improve your photos, utilize the advantages and avoid the problems of photos, and how to make your painting better than your photo reference.
This class will provide a lot of information with examples, instructor provided notes and a live demonstration followed by instructor-guided independent painting time.
- Photographic Tools (Smartphone and DSLR)
- Advantages of Photos
- Disadvantages of Photos
- Painting From One Photo
- Class Exercise
- Class Painting Assignment
* WINTER SPECIAL $10 per class (plus supplies)
* (previously $15 per class)
* Bring any painting supplies that you may have.
* Easels will be supplied.
Class Fee Policy:
If class is cancelled due to weather or if you cannot attend class for any reason I will credit you another week. You will never lose your class fee for a class that you cannot attend.
Michael Ressler’s Studio & Gallery in Audubon, PA
Please call Michael at 215-260-6826 to reserve your spot in the class which has a maximum of 8 students.
About The Art Instructor
Michael Ressler is a Montgomery County artist and instructor that paints impressionistic landscapes in oil and acrylic using both brush and palette knife. In his paintings Michael tries to capture the moment of light and color. He attempts to portray the beauty of our common, overlooked surroundings and record the disappearing farms and open space. Michael received his B.S. in Art Education from Kutztown University, has taught at the high school and college level, and has continued his learning through local workshops and art books. Michael is currently teaching a weekly painting class in his large studio located in Audubon, PA.