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Design Hacks for Small Canvases

Local Artist Jenna Gerrety will walk you through effective ways to design for small canvases and keep your smaller works readable at a distance!

Learn how to optimize your designs to capture attention, direct the eye and communicate intent by creating a small painting perfect for entering into the “Fun With 5×7” show.

Sunday, October 22st from 1:00-4:00 pm @ HCOA

$25 general $20 HCOA Member

Art is a direct form of communication between an artist and their viewers; successful artists take advantage of design language to streamline effective decision making and communicate their ideas clearly. Look beyond subject and technique to focus on optimizing  your designs to capture attention, direct the eye and communicate intent.

Material List:

Provided: · Reference materials · Viewfinder · Basic Sketching Supplies · Basic Acrylic Paints · Basic Brushes · Practice Paper · a 5×7 Canvas Board

Optional: Bring any of your preferred or specialty acrylic paints · favorite brushes · 5×7 painting surface for your final design, (a 5 x 7 canvas board will be provided, but if you prefer a different surface feel free to bring your own!)