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    Shake it up with David
    Lobenberg. Apply watercolor
    with splatters, swabs, slaps,
    splats, and slashes to that
    portrait you’ve be waiting to
    paint or use one of David’s
    outline drawings. Come
    flood, blossom, and create
    textures with a style that is
    about gesture, expressive
    color, soft transparency and
    hard opacity. You’ll paint
    several studies with step-by-
    step demonstrations from
    painting start to painting
    finish. 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

“California-Vibe Watercolor Portraiture”
studio  

all levels welcome

July 5 - 7, 2021
Bend, OR

$495

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Class Description
    Like California’s San Andreas fault line, David Lobenberg likes to shake things up. He applies watercolor
    paint to paper with splatters, swabs, slaps, splats, and slashes. It is added, subtracted, and added again. He
    floods, blossoms, and textures. His style is about gesture, no-holds-barred expressive color, odd shapes in
    odd places, soft transparency and hard opacity. This Golden State artist calls it “California-Vibe
    Portraiture”. In his three-day workshop, you too will learn how to shake It up starting with David’s method
    of posing and taking photographs of your subjects to tracing out simple outline contour drawings of their
    head and features from the photographs. The drawings are then easily traced onto sheets of watercolor
    paper from quarter to full sheet size. After that, it’s time to California-Vibe them!

    He has had his work published nationally and internationally in American Artist, Southwest Art, American
    Art Collector, Plein Air, The Palette, Pratique Des Art, and The Art Of Watercolour magazines.

    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.