Qiang Huang  


Derek Penix:

Loosen UP!

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Please contact Yuehong Song for information and sign up.

Cost: $ 595

​April 24 - 27, 2019   9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:  Anderson Mill Garden Club,

13974 FM 2769, Volente, TX 78641

Four-days, all levels, oil painting

Please complete this registration form:

This Four-day workshop is for all skill levels from beginner to advanced.  The first half of the morning/afternoon Penix will paint a painting from a photo to demonstrate his process from start to finish using oil paint. The second half of the morning/afternoon the students will paint with Penix's guidance. Students are also welcome to bring a painting previously painted for Penix to critique.

Students will use oils (acrylics are allowed as well) to paint from photos. They will have a choice of dozens of photographs consisting of boats, cityscapes, figures, and fish. Students will also have the option to paint from their own photos if they choose.

Penix will cover topics such as the power of warms and cools, complementaries, harmony, edges, shape-quality, variety, simplifying, loosening brushwork, elements of design, elements of light and shadow and the power of suggestion. There will be a strong emphasis on seeing in terms of mass and shape relationships.

Supply List:

3-4 smaller oil primed smaller canvases around 12x12, and 9x12 in size or sizes you would prefer. 

Filbert #6, #4, #2, #0,  palette knife, portable easel,  Gamsol thinner 

Derek tends to use the following colors but you can use your own preferred palette if desired. Brand of paint does not matter. 

Titanium white, Cad Yellow light, Cad yellow medium, Cad yellow deep, Cad orange, Cad red light, Permanent rose, Cerulean blue, Cobalt blue, Ultramarine blue, Viridian Green, Yellow Ochre, Vandyke brown

Derek's Bio:

Derek Penix was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He grew up watching members of his family paint but didn't pursue painting himself until after high school. After trying his hand at painting and selling his first piece he knew this was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Over the years Penix's work has changed greatly and continues to evolve with each painting. He has had the opportunity to work under Quang Ho and later with C.W. Mundy. Penix has been recognized in many national competitions and publications. Even at a young age He was recognized in South West Art Magazine's “21 Under 31” artist competition in 2010 and Oklahoma Magazine's "40 Under 40" in 2014. Penix currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Please visit Penix website.

Register with a deposit of $300 which will hold your place. The balance of $295 will be due on March 24, 2019. First come, first served. These workshops often sell out quickly so get your deposit in as soon as possible to assure your spot. Postmark date will determine sequence of registration. Payment may be made by mailing a check to: QH Art Studio, 3208 Appennini Way, Cedar Park, TX 78613.

If the workshop is full, you will go on the waiting list and if you do not get in your check or payment will be returned. 

If you find out you cannot attend and notify us at least 30 days prior to the workshop you will receive a full refund. If you notify us less than 30 days before the workshop the deposit cannot be refunded. After the workshop starts  no tuition can be refunded. 

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