gouache landscape painting
Gouache is fancy term for "opaque watercolor" where you can paint thin like watercolor or apply the medium thick like oils or acrylics!
This class will be specifically geared towards using the wonderful medium of gouache to create landscapes. It is recommended but not required that students have some experience with gouache as well as solid fundamentals in drawing and/or painting.
In this 3-week course, students will learn how to design their own gouache landscapes from photos and artistic references to fine tune their skills about color mixing, color relationships and good composition.
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Beginning artists looking to get started with gouache may want to explore our Gouache Landscape Painting class on Wednesday evenings.
• Cost $99 (3 classes)
• Mondays, 10:30am-1:30pm
• For advanced skill levels
• Student parking available in back lot
Be sure to pick up a Student Parking Pass at the front desk when you arrive.
Who should take this class...
• those who want to learn how to use gouache paints
• those who want to master landscape color and composition
• those who want to paint in a loose style
• those who learn from other landscape artists
About the instructor
Tiffanie Mang is an illustrator, plein air artist, and oil painter from San Diego. She studied at the University of Southern California, graduating with a BA in Animation and Digital Arts. Aside from working in the animation industry, her biggest passion is plein air painting and painting landscapes traditionally in oils.
In 2016, Tiffanie worked as a painter animator on Loving Vincent, the world's first fully hand painted feature film in oils, which was also a 2018 Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature. Flying over to Gdansk, Poland, she worked on the film for 6 months after passing testing and training. It was an absolutely incredible experience that changed the direction of her life. Being surrounded by so many talented international fine artists, Tiffanie knew that when she went back to the states, she had to somehow pursue her passion for fine art more and make it a reality.
That is why after living in LA for 7 years and working as a concept artist freelancing for various companies, Tiffanie moved back to San Diego, where she now has own studio— Studio 15-- at Art on 30th. In her free time, Tiffanie is always plein air painting in gouache, oils, or teaching classes and workshops. She has taught gouache plein air classes at the Society of Illustrators in LA, oil painting class at Art on 30th, and various gouache plein air workshops around Southern California.