Fur, Feathers & Landscapes with Scott Hiestand

Days: Tuesday 9:30am-12:30pm, Ongoing starting Tuesday 10/31

Studio: B

Price: $150

Description: Learn various techniques in acrylics. How to create mood and atmosphere, the importance of washes. We do a variety of subject matter that include Florida landscapes, birds and fur bearing animals. Research photos are normally provided, but students are encouraged to paint subjects that they like.

Materials: Acrylics, Gesso, canvas or birch panels ( I paint on birch) brushes and pallet.

Scott Hiestand

Scott, a resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, is an avid plein air painter and creator of various bird and fish sculptures made from wire and various finishes. Upon obtaining his art degree in Philadelphia, Scott was recruited by Hallmark Cards. He later worked for some 35 years as a graphic artist for various newspapers, including 15 years at the St. Petersburg Times, where he illustrated the outdoors pages.

​Scott’s work has been recognized throughout the United States. He is a State of Indiana upland game bird stamp contest winner; was selected for the Paint America National Gallery Tour; and designed the Florida Bass Fish automobile license plate. Scott was recently an over-all winner for the Plein Air Magazine Salon Contest. Scott’s works are included in many private and corporate collections.