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Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Susan Elwart Hall

Instructor: Susan Elwart Hall
HIDDEN SECRETS OF PLEIN AIR
July 8–10, 2016 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
SU16FA506
All levels

 

To register for this class, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION
This course is for the beginner with some experience and for the seasoned plein air painter looking to push the color envelope. We will begin with a few exercises to review the art of seeing. These sketches of planning will enable you to look at a landscape without tremor. You will learn color, harmony and confidence. Laughter is a bonus! All levels welcome

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
SUSAN ELWART HALL has had a long and varied career in arts. After graduation from the Art Academy of Michigan she worked for Walt Disney as an artist and freelancer for eight years. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend Rudolph Schaeffer Interior Design School and then worked as an interior designer. She returned to illustrating and designing and has worked for Sunset Magazine and many Silicon Valley high-technology companies. She developed an outstanding reputation as a portrait artist working in the medium of pen and ink and pencil.

From 1995 to 2002 Susan ran the Susan Hall Studio to dedicate herself to creating original masterpieces based on classic techniques, specializing in murals and custom-designed wallpaper.

In recent years, Susan developed a strong interest in plein air painting and has gained considerable attention, including the following awards: Oil Painters of America 2013 Salon Show: Award of Excellence for Most Original, Mendocino Art Center’s Mendocino Open Paint Out 2013 and 2014 First Place, 2015 Plein Air Magazine Featured Artist Award, 2015 Founder’s Award for Overall Consistency and Quick Draw Competition People’s Choice Award.

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TUITION & FEES
Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $25 non-member registration fee

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