Workshops

Painting Workshops with Ken Auster


Ken Auster conducts 3-day plein air painting workshops at his studio in
Laguna Beach and 5-day workshops out-of-town. Please see our calendar
for dates and locations.

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* The workshop focus on: Plein air painting outdoors
* Understanding and simplifying shapes
* Laying down a foundation quickly and confidently
* Creating focal points and developing them
* Balancing cool and warm colors
* Creating atmospheric perspective
* Composition
* Developing an individual’s ability

Space is limited. View registration information here.

If you are registered for a workshop please make sure you have the
necessary supplies.

3 Day Workshop

Workshop starts promptly at 1:00 p.m. for lecture and demo.

Refreshments and snacks are available daily.

Day 1

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 or 6:00 p.m.

Eat prior to workshop or bring your own lunch
.
Please bring supplies for taking notes
.
Arrive between 12:45 and 1:00 p.m.

for parking, registration, seating, refreshments,

picking up supplies and meeting the other artists

Day 2

8:45 a.m. drive to designated location

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. paint on location

1:00 p.m. lunch break (bring your lunch)

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. return to gallery/studio for lecture and demo

Day 3

8:45 a.m. drive to designated location

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. paint on location

1:00 p.m. return to studio/gallery for lunch provided by Ken Auster

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. lecture and demo

5 Day Workshop

8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily


Refreshments and snacks are available daily

Bring your lunch for days 1, 2, 3 and 4

Day 1

Please bring supplies for taking notes and painting supplies

9:00 a.m. workshop starts promptly for lecture and demo

1:00 p.m. lunch break

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. paint on location

Day 2-3
8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. paint on location in the morning

1:00 p.m. lunch break

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. return to studio/gallery for lecture and demo

Day 4

8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. paint on location all day

1:00 p.m. lunch break

Day 5

8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. paint on location in the morning

1:00 p.m. return to studio/gallery for lunch provided by Ken Auster

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. lecture and demo