“When one decides to dispense with the idea that becoming a painter involves some mysticism, real progress can be made,” says Tim Rees. “My painting career began with one assumption: There are very skilled artists painting realism, and if they learned how to do it, so can I.”
How artists from all over the world are learning from master artists in real time, making new friends throughout the painting sessions, and getting through an unforgettable time together - through art.
The event features the world's top artists doing painting demonstrations, along with talks and discussions. Attendees can go into breakout rooms with others for further discussion, and there is a paint-along for the entire group at the end of each day.
Conor Walton discusses three of his narrative paintings. He says, "All my paintings are attempted answers to the three questions in the title of Gauguin’s famous painting: ‘Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?’"