Figure Painting: Color Into Value

Jonathan Happ is representational painter born and raised in northwestern Illinois. He attended Iowa State University to study painting and philosophy, earning a BFA in 2010 and in 2014 earned an MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Washington in Seattle. Jonathan has been selected as an artist in residence in the US and internationally in Singapore.
Jonathan has designed and instructed painting and drawing courses around the state of Washington, receiving the Parnassus Teaching with Excellence award as well as a Meritorious Visiting Faculty award from the University of Washington. He exhibits nationally and internationally and currently resides in Seattle, Washington.
9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill
With exercises designed to develop both an understanding of the figure and oil-painting techniques, students will build a versatile arsenal for solving common figure-painting challenges. Explore various
technical and conceptual strategies for analyzing structure, proportion, gesture, and form, and learn to understand value and color relationships. Color into Value is the first in a three-part series.