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Animal Portrait Painting Workshop

Animal lovers unite! Join us for an exciting new workshop all about painting animal portraits! Sarah will demonstrate value and color exercises in her unique painting style while students will learn to draw and paint colorful, expressive portraits that are full of life. Some painting experience required. Oil paint is recommended. Students are required to bring their own materials. Supply list will be provided. About the Instructor: Sarah J. Webber was born in St. Paul, MN in 1958 and had an early exposure to the arts and the outdoors. She moved to Jackson, WY in 1987 and started to study with very noted artists such as Bill Freeman, Phil Beck, Scott Christensen and Glenn Dean. Her influences include deceased masters W.R. Leigh, Herbert Dunton and Bob Kuhn. She is known for her expressive portraits of wildlife and domestic animals that are characterized by a sensitivity to the animal's soul. In Mar. 2011, she was profiled in Southwest Art Magazine issue in a special section of artists who paint bears. She was featured in a major exhibition of her work at the Clymer Museum, Ellensburg, WA in June of 2009 and was invited to Western Visions Miniatures and More at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY, Sept. 2011-2013. In 2013 she was invited to participate in Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, SC, her first all wildlife show. Sarah is represented in galleries from coast to coast and resides in Tucson, AZ. Sarah is a member of American Women Artists and Tucson Plein Air Painters.

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday and Saturday

May 09, 2015 through May 10, 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM

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