Looking for a breakthrough, or to improve your artist’s skill set? Need a shortcut to what you need to know? How about working on your own concepts and projects with the help of an experienced art instructor and professional painter…Bring your ideas, paintings and personal work—and your own medium—for one-on-one consultation and advice. We’ll paint all session, with all artists working individually on their own drawings and paintings. The instructor will answer questions, provide direction, suggest outside resources, review your materials, assist with set-up, and do demonstrations in a congenial and supportive class atmosphere.
Rick J. Delanty has been teaching since 1974: 32 years as arts faculty at San Clemente High School, and instructor for adults during the past ten years. He has worked with a variety of media, in both teaching and professional practice.He has previously taught both drawing and painting courses for adults at San Clemente Art Supply. He draws and paints daily: his subjects include the landscape, figure, architecture, animals, boats and urban scenes. He has been the recipient of several national and international awards, and has participated in a variety of invitational events, plein air competitions, national exhibitions, and museum shows, as well as serving as a juror, demonstrator and curator. Professionally, he is a Signature member of OPA, AIS, LPAPA, PAAC, CPAP, ISAP, and is an Artist member of the California Art Club. His work is represented by Mission Fine Art Gallery in St. George, Utah, and by his own gallery in San Clemente. He authors a blog for Oil Painters of America, and will be one of the judges for this year’s plein air competition, “Paint San Clemente.” His work may be viewed at www.delantyfineart.com.