What you'll do
We'll start off at the art studio where everyone will be offered a glass of sparkling water. Music will be playing in the background for inspiration. Then, we'll take the elevator up to the rooftop to experience the spectacular view of Dallas skyline for inspiration. Next, it's time to splash some paint on the canvas, so back to the studio where with my guidance each inspired artist will begin the painting process. To paint the Color of Music you have to put yourself inside the emotion it creates as you listen. 1. Thinking in abstract terms visualize the music in solid form as it would look in a photograph with positive/negative space. 2. Begin drawing the lines and shapes of the emotion of the music. This will create the positive space. Make sure you are leaving enough blank canvas for the empty space between the notes creating the negative space. 3. Next we'll set up the paint palettes and mix the paint. Each artist will choose the colors that resonates with the emotion of the music. 4. I'll walk everyone through the process of creating an abstract painting by first blocking in the color then adding texture. The parting gift is the finished painting!
I'm the Owner/Founder/Director of Color and Light Painting Workshop formerly Art Class Dallas. Color and Light Painting Workshop was launched July 1, 2009 as an ART project for SELF-DISCOVERY and is now available to beginners and experienced artists to explore, discover and sharpen self-awareness while developing painting skills and techniques. The objective: to break through unexplored areas of originality, by pushing the edge of the boundaries to higher levels of creativity and far beyond.
Music and all art supplies are furnished
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Where you'll be
Our art studio is in Walter Johnson II's photography studio located in Southside on Lamar built for Sears in 1913. It became a Historic Landmark in 1999. Then it was renovated by Jack Evans who with his vision and passion for the arts converted it into lofts for creative businesses and artists.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 1 guests ages 7 and up can attend.
Parking- just before Southside on Lamar behind Canvas hotel in parking lot on Bellview. Then go in front door at Southside on Lamar, ask concierge directions to Studio 222 on second floor. Please be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on and comfortable shoes.
The Color of Music Painting Workshop