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    Are you mezmerized and
    joyed by the incredibly
    beaurtiful, ballet-like motion,
    fluidity and grace of Koi?
    Come truly express yourself
    with David Lobenberg's
    bright colors and new and
    exciting paint application
    techniques You will use
    everything from stencils and
    pipettes to conte crayon and
    chalk markers to bring your
    Koi to life with curving and
    bending motions which
    convey these graceful
    creatures. David’s
    watercolor paintings can be
    found in private, public, and
    corporate collections across
    the country.  His work has
    been featured in American
    Artist, Southwest Art, and
    American Art Collector
    magazines and several others.
David Lobenberg

“Koi Joy” studio  

all levels welcome

July 9 - 11, 2021
Bend, OR

$495

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Class Description
    In David's Koi Joy workshop you will explore in the medium of watercolor, the incredibly beaurtiful ballet-
    like motions and grace of koi, using bright expresive colors and new and exciting paint application
    techniques. You will use adjunct tools and mediums that range from stencils and pipettes to conte crayon
    and chalk markers. David will provide preworkshop directions so you arrive with your subjects ready to
    paint. He will provide you with pre-workshop tracings and directions on how to transfer subjects to
    11X15", quarter sheets of watercolor paper. He will provide the photo references, though you are welcome
    to bring your own if you like. These are the photo references we will use during the painting process.

    Each watercolor will be created using wet-on-wet and wet-on dry techniques with emphasis on using a
    cat's tongue, round and flat brushes. Individual and groupings of Koi will be rendered exploiting the curving
    and bending motions of these mesmerizine creatures.

    Biography
    David Lobenberg’s high level of excellence in figurative/ landscape watercolor and acrylic painting is well
    recognized by artists and collectors nationwide. David Lobenberg is a teacher and fine artist specializing and
    exhibiting in the mediums of watercolor and acrylic. His works and techniques have been published in the following
    national and international periodicals: The Art Of Watercolour, Watercolor Magazine, Artist’s Magazine, Art
    Collector, Plein Air Magazine, The Palette Magazine, and Pratique De Arts, international art magazine. His works
    have been exhibited in the United States,  France, Southeast Asia, and Turkey. David has been teaching art
    workshops for over thirty years in California and out-of-state. His teaching style can be summed up with the
    following words: exuberant, fun, engaging, and encouraging. Recent workshop venues include Art In The
    Mountains (Oregon), Peninsular Art League (Washington), Sierra Watercolor Society (Nevada), Utah Watercolor
    Society in Salt Lake City and Saint George, California Watercolor Association, The Santa Clara Valley Watercolor
    Association (California), Society of Western Artists (California), and the Baltimore Watercolor Society.

    He has completed commissioned works for
    The United States Air Force,
    Thunderbirds Alumni Association,
    the Amgen Tour Of California,
    The Sacramento Kings and River Cats,
    Major league baseball players Barry Zito and Nick Swisher,
    IMAX Corporation, and
    SureWest Corporation, to name a few.


    David Lobenberg has a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from UCLA and is a recently retired adjunct art professor at
    Sacramento City College.