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David Gage


David Gage
Gallery 58


Gallery 58
515 Briggs Street, Erie, Colorado


Feb 21 2019 - Feb 22 2019


This is a two day event.
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Oil Painting

Draw/Paint Your Pet

Have you ever thought it would be fun to learn to paint animals? This is a very fun class where everyone will learn to draw and paint their pet from a photo. Here’s how it works. Each participant brings in a photo of their pet. A clear head shot works best for this class. The photo must be in focus with good lighting and printed on photo paper. Your photo will be used as reference for your painting. Here is what you will learn in this class.

  • * How to draw an accurate pet portrait with the right amount of detail to use for the painting.
  • * How to mix accurate colors,
  • * How to apply the paint using a variety of brushes and techniques
  • * How to choose good background colors for proper contrast and,
  • * How to see color values that give depth and realism.

This is a two day workshop on Thursday & Friday, February 21 & 22, From 2:30pm to 5pm All supplies will be provided so just come to learn how to draw and paint your pet. ***This class is appropriate for 12 and older***


Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - Thursday February 21

2:30pm - 5:00pm
How to Draw Your Pet
On Day 1, we will learn to draw in proportion and learn minimal sharing techniques

Day 2 - Friday February 22

2:30pm - 5:00pm
How To Paint Your Pet
Day 2, Learn to paint over a detailed drawing focusing on realism.

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