Evoking a Sense of Nostalgia with Beth Bathe
Friday, September 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$250 – $275
Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28
Known for blurring the line between watercolor and oil paintings, Beth Bathe’s unparalleled style evokes feelings of nostalgia, like an old sepia-toned photograph. Using Cobra Water Mixable Oil Colors in thin washes with a limited palette, Beth uses unconventional tools including squeegees and q-tips, along with her brushes, to create what she refers to as the “vanishing landscape”, including finding beauty in buildings, barns and old towns of a time gone by and often beyond their prime. Old barns, a Victorian farmhouse, a back alley, a fire escape, an old mill, or an old split rail fence down a country road are common subjects. Beth paints primary on location to catch her subject at a specific time, especially how the light and shadows play on the surface create drama and emotion. During this two-day workshop, Beth shares her unparalleled technique with students, rather than the fundamentals of oil painting. Students are encouraged to use water soluble oils to get the most out of the workshop. Two tubes of paint are all that are needed. Secondary colors are suggested and Beth will have colors for students to try.^B^ ^B^This workshop is best for students with some painting experience.
$250 members/$275 non-members