Register to join LPAPA Signature Artist Michele Usibelli for this intense and fun filled 3-Day Virtual Plein Air Painting Workshop focused on “Bringing Paintings to Life!”, Tuesday April 27, Wednesday April 28, and Tuesday May 4, 2021; 10:00 am – 12:00 noon PST. The live-streamed classes will include 2 days focused on plein air painting demonstrations of an urban and marina view with Michele live talking through her demo, explaining her process, her palette and answering your questions. Each lesson will include an abbreviated lecture on the fundamentals of sound painting, a discussion of drawing, value, design and color, plus live (and lively!) Q&A sessions. Students will be provided with photos and lesson recordings to use as reference to create their own paintings to submit for Michele’s critique. The third and final lesson will focus on critiquing student’s submitted work, open discussion and Q&As. Participants will receive exclusive unlimited access to all lesson recordings.
Registration: $265.00 for LPAPA Members; $295.00 for Non-Members
Date/Time: Tuesday April 27, Wednesday April 28, and Tuesday May 4, 2021; 10:00 am – 12:00 noon PST
For further assistance or questions, please contact LPAPA’s Executive Director Rosemary Swimm by Email email@example.com or by Phone 949-376-3635.
Michele’s award winning artwork has shown in both group and gallery exhibitions, in regional, national and international juried exhibitions and has won numerous awards. Her artwork is found in Museum collections and public & private collections throughout the world. Michele is a member of the following organizations: Oil Painters of America/Signature Member, American Impressionist Society/Signature Member, California Art Club/Artist Member, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association/Signature Member, Salmagundi Club/Artist Member. Michele is known for her highly personalized and positive approach to teaching.
Her workshops are popular throughout the United States and abroad. Michele’s workshops don’t end with the last day of class, she makes herself available to all of her students for critiques and feedback on an ongoing basis long after the workshop is over.
Michele’s artwork is well known for its vibrant, captivating brushwork and passionate color. Her unique style and approach to painting is highly recognizable and her ability to capture a diverse subject matter in oil, acrylic and gouache has made her a much sought after instructor. She has become so popular that many of her workshop have attendees chosen by draw. Michele’s background and career in architecture and her extensive background in drawing, enables her to explain, and show through her demonstrations, the complete painting process from initial conception, to design to paint application. Her students leave her workshops with a solid understanding of composition, design, color theory, the importance of value & temperature shifts and the significance hard and soft edges play in creating a successful painting. Another important element Michele brings to her workshops is the ability to use one’s plein air experience to enhance an artist’s studio work, focusing on the lessons learned from painting from life and how these lessons translate to the studio. Michele’s work has been showcased in the following publications: SW Art, American Art Collector, Western Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air Magazine, Western Art & Architecture, International Artist Magazine and others. Learn more about Michele at MicheleUsibelli.com.
Note: This workshop is a LPAPA administered education program providing a discount benefit for LPAPA members; a portion of the proceeds supports LPAPA’s mentoring and education programs. Workshop fees are not refundable unless cancelled by LPAPA.