Carson to offer Brushwork Boot Camp Sept. 22-24

Published 10:00 pm Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Jim Carson will offer a workshop, titled “Painting in the Studio/Brushwork Boot Camp,” Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 22-24. This indoor painting workshop provides a good learning environment for students to grasp the basic fundamentals of contemporary impressionist painting.

The workshop will concentrate on values, design, and temperature variety, all while simplifying the painting approach to achieve spontaneous and bold brushwork.

The students will paint from photo references and or still life set ups in the studio.

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There will be lots of one on one easel time, demonstrations by Carson on Thursday and Friday, and a general critique of the day’s work at the end of each day. There is a fee for the workshop.

The workshop is open to all levels, from beginners to advanced.  A list of paint selections, brushes, etc. will be furnished after registration.

Carson is a signature member of the American Impressionist Society, Plein Air Painters of the South East(PAP-SE), and an associate member of Oil Painters of America.

For more information, visit the news/workshop link at, email or call 828-749-3702.

– article submitted by Jim Carson