04 Aug Tom Taneyhill at RAA September demonstration
The demonstration is on Wednesday, September 4 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in Art Studio One. Doors open at 12:30 pm, and the program begins at 1:00 pm. There will be a 20-minute break at 2:00 pm with refreshments and an opportunity to talk with the artist.
Taneyhill will talk about how he develops ideas and concepts for his paintings and will show how he develops his composition. He will demonstrate underpainting and how he makes adjustments as the painting progresses. He will also present his brush work and discuss his color palette and, importantly, how to know when to stop.
Taneyhill is a fine artist and illustrator. With an emphasis on classical and art history, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. While attending the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, he perfected his style. After spending several years as a successful illustrator, he began his own series of work in 2002. His work can now be found in private and corporate collections.
“In my experience, the art of being an illustrator is the ability to create within the parameters set by the client. The fine artist attempts to make art itself an individual statement. I see my own artistic vision as a union of both disciplines. I find great inspiration in the landscape of Northern California. With a painting style developed during my time as an illustrator, I attempt to portray the subject in a way that evokes a sense of beauty. However, my greatest challenge is to find the elusive quality of timelessness hidden within a modern landscape.”
Taneyhill lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, daughter, and border collie.
For more of Taneyhill’s art, visit http://www.taneyhill.com/