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    This one has it all! Combine the
    gestural energy and structural
    accuracy of figure painting with
    the environmental challenges of
    plein air painting. Learn to isolate
    and frame your desired focus of
    interest from the complex visual
    field you see. Sam’s workshop
    will help strengthen your painting
    skills and increase your
    confidence. He has more than
    twenty years of teaching
    experience. Sam’s work has been
    exhibited at the Salmagundi Club
    New York, American Pastel
    Society New York, Degas Pastel
    Society New Orleans, Louisiana,
    Oil Painters Of America four times
    and many others.

Sam  has over 20 years of
teaching experience!


Sam's work has been
exhibited at
the Salmagundi Club
in New York.
 
Sam Collett

Figures in the Cityscape
Oil - Plein Air

August 22 - 26, 2011
Bend, OR

Cost $595

Beginning to Advanced Painters



    Sam Collett is a portrait, figurative and landscape
    painter living in Joseph Oregon.  Joseph is in the
    northeast corner of the state, and it is a land of vast
    and majestic beauty. The mixture of forested
    mountains, rural farm and ranches has become his
    artistic metaphor. Wallowa County is a constant
    source of inspiration; this land and its people are
    always an artistic challenge to him.

    He received his formal education at Westminster
    College studying with Don Doxey followed by study at
    graduate program at the University of Utah Art
    Department with Albert Handell, Earl Jones and Alvin
    Gittins; and again studied with Albert Handell at  
    Woodstock New York.






    Mr. Collett has more than twenty years of teaching
    experience in objective (realism) painting and drawing;
    those venues include Salt Lake Art Center UT,
    University of Utah, The Kimball Art Center Park City
    Utah, Kings Cottage Art School, the Peterson’s Art
    center, and workshops at The Crossroads Arts Center
    Oregon, Pendleton Center for the Arts, Wallowa Lake
    Art Workshops, College of Southern Idaho, Moses
    Lake Art Center, Dahmen Barn Union WA.  2010 he
    will be teaching at Blue Mountain College Enterprise,
    OR, Rogue Gallery Medford OR, College of Southern
    Idaho, Dahmen Barn WA, Keizer Art Association
    Keizer OR, Emerald Art Association, and Wallowa
    Lake Art Workshops.  

    Sam Collett’s work has been exhibited at the
    Salmagundi Club New York,  American Pastel Society
    New York, Degas Pastel Society New Orleans,
    Louisiana, Oil Painters Of America four times, Salon
    International Juried Competition at the  Green house
    Gallery Texas, one person show  Kimball Art Center
    Park City, Utah,  University Of Utah , Boise State
    University Idaho, Salt Lake Art Center Utah, one
    person show  Springville Museum Utah,  one person
    show Bountiful Arts Center Utah and numerous
    galleries.
     



    Class Outline

    Monday Aug. 22/2011
     Morning Session 9am to noon: 3 hour head study (11 x 14 canvas) I will do a  introduction and 1 hour demo to start us;
    then we will all work together.
     Afternoon Session 1pm to 4pm another 3 hour head study (11 x 14 canvas).
    Tuesday Aug. 23/2011
     Morning Session: Three hour figure study (16 x 20 canvas).
     Afternoon Session: Three hour figure study (16 x20 canvas and primary colors only with black and white.
    Wednesday – Friday Aug. 24-26.
      Morning Sessions: Nine hour figure study (24 x 30 canvas or 16 x 20 it will be the same painting for three morning
    session 1. beginning 2. middle 3. end game).
     Afternoon Sessions: Nine hour figure study same format as morning sessions.
    Friday afternoon a concluding open discussion.





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