Plein Air with Charles Cashwell
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced
September 8 & 9, 2020- 2 Sessions- (Tuesday and Wednesday)
9:30 am-4:30 pm
Instructor: Charles Cashwell
Class Fee: $250.00 non-members
$225.00 BRMAA members
This is a great Plein Air class to learn from an accredited and well renowned Artist. The Instructor’s modern impressionistic approach to Plein Air painting will lead the students into a variety of techniques. The students will learn the importance of composition, drawing, color theory, atmospheric perspective and apply it to painting outside. Each student could complete two to three paintings per day. Students are required to have all the supplies for Plein Air needed to complete paintings each day. Upon registering, a supply list will be provided. The Instructor will provide the locations and instruction for both days. Come join in the camaraderie and fun with fellow artists for a great learning experience.
Register for the Class Below
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person. The Programming Coordinator is in the office from 10 am - 6pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
ABOUT THE ARTIST'S WORKSCharles Cashwell attended Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida. (considered one of the most reputable art schools in the country.) After graduating, he started his career as an illustrator for text book publications houses but soon broke into the portrait world. He established himself in the Wallstreet community of Westchester, NY, working with several prestigious clients, such as the president of Morgan Stanley Financial and the vice president of Lehman Brothers.
In the last three years Charles Cashwell has decided to expand his works and offer more than just portraits to art enthusiasts. Following his long term passion for impressionism and rich color, Charles spent two years in Taos further developing his technique and showed in the John Strong Gallery of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Previously featured in the Earnest Gaspard showroom at ADAC of Atlanta, Charles continues to pursue a modern impressionistic approach to landscapes and more.
THE STORY BEHIND THE ARTISTCharles Cashwell was born in Columbia, South Carolina on July 26, 1959. His interest in art came at an early age and he recalls one experience when he was about 10 or 11 that served as his foray into the art world.
While running through a neighbor’s property, an artist, Cashwell had his first opportunity to see an art studio and was immediately fascinated. Self described as a shy child, not one to take up a conversation with strangers he was so drawn to this studio that he took it upon himself to knock on this strangers door and ask if she would give him art lessons. She said yes and Charles has never looked back.
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
420 West Main Street Blue Ridge GA 30513
(706) 632- 2144 office (706) 632-7785 fax
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