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Painting from Within with Robert Weatherford

Mondays | 9:30am – 1:30pm | $50 + $20 materials* June 19 – August 28, 2017 (June 26th class is 1-5pm. No class July 31st.) *The optional $20 materials fee includes all supplies needed for the class: one sheet of paper, paints, pallets, and use of brushes. Paint your internal landscape and explore your artistic voice in this ongoing, drop-in course. Acrylic paint, paper and other supplies are included; or bring your own. According to Socrates, all learning is really just remembering what is already inherently within us. To this end, artist Robert Weatherford notes that anyone who feels the desire to create a painting already has the ability within to do so, and with great power. We inherently know what makes a painting work. In his Painting From Within classes, Robert emphasizes intention of meaning – in order to “remember” how painting works we have to care about what we are saying in the piece. Nothing is ever an exercise. Robert’s methodology is an attempt to inspire his students to bring as much passion into their work as possible. The intended lesson is to keep faith with the magic of making an image so that our integrity in the process grows. Robert’s “all in” approach to teaching and painting allows innate honesty about what it means to be human to come through each piece. Paint with conviction; paint from within. This class is for all levels of painters.

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