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From the Sketch to the Easel – A True Plein Air Approach with Alfonso Tejada

North Vancouver
Sat, June 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sat, June 30, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

June 28, 2018 – Please note: This demonstration is full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest!

Appreciate the mental and visual processes of sketch exploration and what they can do to improve your artwork.

Alfonso will be familiarizing beginner and intermediate artists with the importance of the sketch, discussing what the important features of a subject are. You will learn how to use the sketch as a tool in composition and light values, using Conté crayon, ink, and watercolours.

Develop your field sketches into a final masterpiece with Alfonso!

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please visit Opus North Vancouver or contact them at 604‑904‑0447 to register.

Alfonso’s background in art began with pursuing architecture as a career path, where sketching and watercolor ‘‘en plein air ‘’ became a weekend break from his five year long studies. His artistic inclination has continued to develop since his early years in Mexico, through his professional life in Canada as an Architect and Urban Designer by trade and now, as an international artists organizing exhibition and workshops abroad in Italy & Spain art has become a complementary part of Alfonso’s life.

Artist Statement: “Art is not a hobby, rather for me it is a life commitment to help show others how to see magnificence in the ordinary and share with them the discoveries of our lives. Drawing, sketching and painting are the tools I use to communicate and explore ideas in my everyday professional life. Furthermore, they are the ways by which I have learned to see the surrounding world.”

From the Sketch to the Easel – A True Plein Air Approach