Come learn and paint with master plein air artist William Hanson. See how he can transform a simple plein air sketch to a finished painting on the beautiful grounds of Mystic Seaport along the picturesque Mystic River. Watch and learn as he translates his love of all things maritime and his enthusiasm for plein air painting into completed works. He will show how to compose an interesting scene, how to use color, and how to paint what you see.
Image: “LOBSTER DORY”, 12”X16”, PLEIN AIR STUDY, OIL ON PANEL
Instructor: William Hanson is a Maritime Gallery artist and was 38th Voyager, creating artistic renditions of 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan for Mystic Seaport.
William G. Hanson is a graduate of American University with a B.F.A. in Studio Painting. As an award winning illustrator, he has worked for magazines and major publishing houses. His portraits include a Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, corporate and banking executives, and a series of portraits of past winners of the Masters Tournament for Golf Digest A professional artist for over thirty years, beginning with sidewalk portraits, courtroom sketch artist (TV and newspaper), and finding an interest in working from life.
Image: "Charles W. Morgan, 22nd Voyage", 16"x20"
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Image: “WORKING LOBSTER DOCK”, 12”X16”, PLEIN AIE STUDY, 12”X16”, OIL ON PANEL