Floral Oil Painting Workshop to be Offered at Crisp Museum


by News Bureau on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 16, 2011 – The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is offering floral oil painting workshops for adults from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 22 and 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.

Artist and teacher Cleda Curtis-Neal will conduct the workshops, which are intended for beginning and advanced artists. Lessons will include:

·  Shape and line identification

·  Mixing oils and creating values

·  Light, highlight, reflected light

·  Midtones, shadow, cast shadow

·  Creating form and color gradients

Cleda Curtis-Neal became internationally known for her book, “Portrait Painting Simplified,” which was published in 1988. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from University of the Ozarks and a Master of Arts from Portland State University. She also has studied under respected portrait artists Daniel Greene and John Howard Sanden. She owns and operates a private art school and has been teaching painting since 1970.

Seating for the workshops is limited, and registration is required. Participants are responsible for their own art supplies.

To register, call (573) 651-2301 or contact ehahs@semo.edu.