Plein Air Painting Workshop
PLEIN AIR PAINTING Workshop with Doug Clarke
DATE: MAY 14 & 15, 2022, 9 AM -4 PM
COST: $175, Limited to 10 Participants
WHERE: Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
So you want to improve your painting skills? Doug Clarke is coming to the Suffolk Center to help you grow as an artist! Whether you are looking to improve your drawing, proportions, color, contrast or values. Need to loosen up your brush work? Or maybe you want to be more accurate when rendering your subjects. Want to improve your figure drawing skills or plein air painting? Doug Clarke can help you!
Doug knows what it’s like to hit developmental road blocks with your art and wanting to push past those barriers. He is conducting this workshop to develop your ability and make you a better painter and your own artistic voice. If you are looking to jump into oil painting, He can help you improve your painting and drawing skills.
“I like to be patient with my students and want them to feel secure when it comes to trying new techniques to painting. Everyone learns at their own pace and I will listen to your goals and where you want to progress in your painting. Once I’ve gotten your input, I develop a personal curriculum customized for you to follow to meet you goals.”
ABOUT Artist Doug Clarke:
Doug Clarke is an award winning Plein Air and Studio painter based out of Virginia Beach. He works with oils as his preferred medium of choice.
Graduating with Honors, Magna Cum Laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University, Doug’s work has evolved from commercial to fine art. As an active member of the Norfolk Drawing Group, the painter strives for excellence in his figure drawings and paintings. His commitment to life drawing and painting, led him outdoors to paint “en plein air”. There he realized his passion for capturing light and nature in his own personal way.
Doug is currently represented by Harbor Gallery, Ellen Moore Gallery and Warm Springs Gallery. In pursuit of mastering his craft, he has participated in local and national plein air events across the country and has won numerous awards. When painting outdoors, Doug is very passionate about capturing the vanishing landscapes of Southeastern Virginia.
Suffolk Plein Air Invitational 2022