Workshop: Combining Photo References

Workshop: Combining Photo References

Building upon the “Using Photo References” class, this class focuses on learning about and overcoming the challenges of combing two or more photo references into a single painting.
This class will provide a lot of information with examples, instructor provided notes and a live demonstration followed by instructor-guided independent painting time.

Class Outline

  • Rules for Combining Photographs
  • Tools To Combine Photo References
  • Combining Different Light Sources
  • Combining Different Perspectives
  • Combining Different Seasons
  • Correcting Relative Scale
  • Class Exercise
  • Class Painting Assignment

Class Costs:
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.