Thiebaud 101: Color and Composition

Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

It’s not all pies, pies, and more pies! Celebrate Wayne Thiebaud’s 100th birthday with one, two, or three classes that explore all aspects of his unique draftsmanship. In Color and Composition, delve into Thiebuad’s complex use of composition and learn how he uses exaggerated colors to depict a variety of subject matter. Then, use acrylic paint to create your own vibrant, colorful paintings.

Want to learn more about Wayne Thiebuad’s catchy — and at times, mouthwatering — style? Try the other classes in this series: Shape and Form or Figurative Drawing.

Instructor Patris left the education profession in 2004 to pursue her art full time. She has recently been juried into several national plein air painting competitions, and her work is in many private and public collections. She served on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission and is a member of the California Art Club, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and Landscape Artists International.

Running low on supplies or just want to avoid going to the store? Purchase a Supplies-to-Go Bag, conveniently packed and quarantined for at least 72 hours and ready for curbside pick-up at a designated time. Available at registration. Limit one per participant.

Want to order your own supplies? Purchase the following materials: stretched, prepared canvas, 11 X 14; two canvas panels, 11 X 14; brushes, filbert size 6 and round size 4; and the following acrylic paints: magenta, primary blue, primary yellow, white. All participants will need access to Zoom.