Friday, April 26, 2019

Patrick Saunders Fine Arts Painting Workshop Group Photo - First Brush of Spring

Patrick Saunders spent a wonderful three days with this great group of painters at his workshop for the Hoosier Salon's 21st Annual First Brush of Spring event.

Each and every artist was brave enough to explore new ways of working. Kudos to all of you!

Our thanks to Linda Volz for the group photo. 










Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Patrick Saunders Fine Arts Floral Workshop - OnTrack Studios, Franklin, Tennessee

Tennessee artist friends, Patrick Saunders is teaching a floral painting workshop June 13th - 15th at OnTrack Studios in Franklin, Tennessee.

Join Patrick near near Nashville to learn about choosing a subject, composition, values, color temperature, simplification, and more. Each day will include a full demonstration followed by opportunities to create multiple paintings with frequent one-on-one instruction.

Artists will work from both cut flowers in the studio and subjects on location. This oil and acrylics class is open to beginners as well as experienced painters.





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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Patrick Saunders Fine Arts Plein Air Painting Workshop - Richmond, Virginia

Virginia artist friends, Patrick Saunders is teaching another plein air workshop again this summer in Richmond.

Patrick can teach you to paint any plein air subject, from the most simple to complex, with one approach. Oil and acrylic painters of all skill levels are welcome to this workshop on June 27th - 28th.

Register here ► http://bit.ly/Plein-Air-Workshop-Richmond



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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Patrick Saunders Fine Arts April Newsletter - Abbott Handerson Thayer's "Roses" Painting

Patrick Saunders didn't always like painting florals, but then an Abbott Handerson Thayer painting at the Smithsonian American Art Museum changed his mind.

Sign up for Patrick's latest newsletter on floral inspiration, and for information about new workshops, events, recent works, painting tips, and special offers:
http://bit.ly/Patrick-Saunders-Newsletter

Painting photo by Saunders Fine Arts.



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Thursday, April 11, 2019

One Spot Left - The Woman's Club of Fort Worth Painting Workshop

Texas artist friends, there is only ONE spot left in my painting workshop May 8th - 10th at The Woman's Club of Fort Worth.

Register now to get that last spot!

http://bit.ly/Patrick-Saunders-Fort-Worth-Painting-Workshop







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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Japanese Garden - Fort Worth, Texas

More like a painting than a photo.

A peaceful morning with some mallards in the Japanese Garden at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.







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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Patrick Saunders Plein Air Painting Workshop - Pacific Northwest Plein Air

Washington artists, the Patrick Saunders Fine Arts plein air workshop at Pacific Northwest Plein Air, where Patrick will also serve as judge, is already almost half full, so sign up now to save your spot!

Learn to paint any subject, from the most simple to complex, with one approach during this one-day August 2nd workshop. Patrick will demonstrate the process of simplifying the subject and moving to finish as rapidly as possible in order to add more energy and excitement to your painting. Students will learn about composition, value, texture, color temperature and accuracy in paint application.


Oil and acrylic painters of all skill levels are welcome to this workshop sponsored by the Maryhill Museum of Art.

Click here to save your spot:
http://bit.ly/Plein-Air-Workshop-PNPA 





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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Olmsted Plein Air Invitational Collector's Preview Gallery Exhibit

We're happy to learn that the floral painting Patrick Saunders sent to the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational's Collector's Preview Gallery Exhibit is headed home with a new collector.

"Aglow" (Oil on Linen, 9"x12") was accepted into the American Impressionist Society, Inc.'s 19th Annual National Juried Exhibition, and was a February 2018 finalist in The Gateway International Painting Competition.


"Aglow" • Oil on Linen • 9"x12" • Private Collection


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Patrick Saunders Fine Arts Floral Painting Workshop - Chesapeake Fine Art Studio

Maryland artists, registration is now open for the Patrick Saunders Fine Arts floral workshop this summer at Chesapeake Fine Art Studio near Annapolis.

Join Patrick for this Fourth of July weekend floral class on July 6th - 8th, just before Patrick participates again this year in the Plein Air Easton Competition and Arts Festival.

Click here to register:
http://bit.ly/Patrick-Saunders-CFAS-Floral-Workshop


The painted floral requires a balance of spontaneity and accuracy, making flowers a perfect subject to practice adding energy to all of your paintings. Learn about choosing a subject, composition, values, color temperature, simplification, how to start and when to stop. Patrick will start each day with a full demonstration painting, followed by one-on-one instruction.

This oil and acrylics class is open to beginners as well as experienced painters.



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