Robert Garden oil demo March 5 for TAA in Mesquite


ROBERT GARDEN will present an Oil demo for Texas Area Artists at our 2 PM meeting on SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2016 in the rehearsal hall of the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N Galloway Ave, Mesquite, Texas 75149 .
He will be showing us how to use great shortcuts to creating a wonderful painting. Visitors are welcome
A native of West Virginia, Robert H. Garden graduated from the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, with a MBA in Art.  His distinguished 30+ year career in commercial and fine art has afforded Mr. Garden commissions ranging from museum dioramas to convention center murals.  A PREMIER GALLERY ARTIST, author, lecturer and teacher, Garden is accomplished in both oils and watercolor. Because of limited availability of co competent art instruction, either in or out of college, the “Robert Garden Method” of painting was developed and perfected.
He teaches his method to people from ages 5 to 105.  His classes are held at many locations all over, in Colorado, on a cruise ship to Alaska, all over the DFW area and every year he holds a week long workshop in Port Aransas, Texas.
Robert is holding a 2-day Oil Painting Seminar on Friday and Saturday April 1 & 2m, at the Jaycee Center for the Arts, in Irving.  For $175 you receive 2 days of instructions, a 16 x 20 canvas and all of the oil painting supplies for both day including an easel to use.  All you have to do is wear old clothes, bring a roll of paper towels and your lunch (there is a full kitchen to cook or warm up anything and of course there is a refrigerator.  Going out close by is also an option, Pay in advance.  Robert’s number is 469-371-5063.  His website is  Workshop brochure: Robert GardenTwo Day Detail Workshop 2016.

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