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Hello Huntersville 2017 - In the books!

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Hello Huntersville 2017 - In the books!

This year I worked the annual Hello Huntersville Arts Festival for the 6th time. Each year I teach free classes to the public on a first come first served basis. This year over 200 customers walked up and learned my 2 step painting and walked away afterwards with their painting in hand. Here are the sample images and video that I published ahead of time. The video was vertical to be easier to watch on a mobile device. Here are some of the sample examples of the work to be taught: For the first time ever, I had some great...

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Setting The Mood Artist Workshop with Stephen Lursen

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Setting The Mood Artist Workshop with Stephen Lursen

Setting the Mood: Artist Workshop with Stephen Lursen (October 14th - 16th, 2016) At Donna Downey Studios in Huntersville, NC. 1.   Create emotional artwork       This new and exciting workshop is all about using color, shape, and layering marks over one another to produce a work of art that sets the mood for the entire room. The big question you just have to ask yourself is "How do I want to be greeted when I walk into my home or office?" You could create anything that suits your hopes and dreams if you come to "Setting the Mood" artist workshop...

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Size Does Matter - Weekend Workshop with Stephen Lursen at Donna Downey Studios

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Size Does Matter - Weekend Workshop with Stephen Lursen at Donna Downey Studios

  Size Does Matter! with Stephen Lursen at Donna Downey Studios  FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY April , 8th, 9th, & 10th. 2016 $575 per person includes 3 days of instruction, ALL supplies,  and shipping for your paintings afterwards. Want to make an impact with your art? GO BIG! Want people to notice from anywhere in the room? GO BIG! Want people to stop and stare at your art trying to figure out why they FEEL something when they look at it? GO BIG! What do famous Abstract Expressionists like Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Helen Frankenthaler, and Joan Mitchell have in common? THEY WENT BIG! ...

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Donna Downey's and Stephen Lursen's Collaborative Art Workshop #3

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Donna Downey's and Stephen Lursen's Collaborative Art Workshop #3

In May of 2015, Donna Downey and I taught a workshop at Donna Downey Studios in Huntersville, NC. The paintings were broken down into 2 main segments. First, Donna taught how to create a beautifully colorful background with layers of texture and imagery. Once she had completed her part I took over and taught how to draw a figure using the grid method and then proceeded to teach how to paint in with flesh tones and hair, etc. The end paintings that were produced were all spectacular and uniquely their own! I'd like to show you the process I used...

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