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Joe Gyurcsak

3-Day Plein Air Workshop

Capturing Light and Atmosphere

Oil, Watercolor and Acrylic

Sep 16, 2024
Sep 18, 2024
9:00 AM
3:00 PM
Workshop Fee: 

$550 - Alumni Rate Expires 10/31/23 (Regular Price $650)

Deposit to Hold Workshop Seat:      $200

Materials list provided

Workshop Description

This workshop’s main objective is to teach artists how to see and paint with more confidence, to learn how to create wonderfully energized plein air paintings which capture the unique light and atmosphere the artist envisioned from the moment of their inspiration.

Each day will include a demo, short lecture, AM painting scene, PM painting scene, solid individual guidance and valuable critiques, group critique optional. Drawing, Composition, Value, Color, Edges and Paint and Surface Manipulation will be covered. Joe demos in both Oil and Watercolor!

Artist Bio

In 1990, Joe Gyurcsak left a successful illustration career to pursue a fine art path. “I had a born again experience as an artist when I first saw natural light on subjects in the open air. It changed my way of thinking and creating, I had made the leap into the plein air painting experience.”

Since then Joe has participated in the all of the top plein Air events in the US. Atlanta, Door County Wisconsin, Laguna Beach CA, Bucks County PA, Easton MD, Texas and the Plein Air Convention as a faculty member, and was Grand Prize winner at Plein Air Easton and Gloucester VA. He is featured in The 100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic book and Eric Rhodes Plein Air Podcasts.

Joe is a highly regarded instructor who has authored articles. lectured/demonstrated throughout the US at more than 160 major art institutions. He is the Resident Artist for Blick / Utrecht Art Materials as well as a member of the Salmagundi Club, He holds Signature status with the following organizations: International Society of Acrylic Painters, Oil Painters of America and American Impressionist Societies.

Reserving a Workshop Seat:

Students must pay a $200 deposit in order to reserve a workshop seat.  Eight weeks prior to the workshop, student will be billed for the remaining balance to be paid promptly.  

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Students who sign up for a Susquehanna Art Workshop can cancel and get a full refund up until 8 weeks prior to the workshop.  Within the 8-week period, cancellation will result in a $100 penalty.  Within 4 weeks of the workshop, no refund will be made unless another student is signed up to take his/her place.

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