Painting with Patrick Rausch

Ongoing. Call instructor for dates and fees

Call or message 561-707-8991 or email

Time: Monday mornings 9:30 – 12:30

Studio location: Studios B and C

$120.00 for six weeks. Each class is 3 hours.

These classes are open to all levels of artists, oil or acrylic. You can bring a photo to paint from or paint along with Patrick who will complete a studio painting from start to finish over the six weeks. In  addition, the instructor will  answer questions individually and help with problems during these sessions. Areas covered will be composition, color mixing, drawing, transferring reference photo to canvas, and basic brush techniques.

Patrick Rausch

Patrick was born in West Palm Beach, Florida when it still had a small town flavor surrounded by tropical and ocean settings. Numerous  visits since childhood  to the Florida Keys and years of diving and sailing the Florida coast and Bahamas along with having a home in the Ocala National Forest   have had a strong and lasting influence on the subjects he chooses to paint.

From beautiful cloud formations at sunset, to a quaint cottage in the Keys, to tranquil back country landscapes, to soothing seascapes, he captures a feeling that relates to the beauty around us which is often missed in the fast paced world we live in.

His art journey began in childhood with an irresistible  desire to draw. This was followed by color pencil work which eventually led to oil paints. The use of a limited palette of six colors   helps create more unity within his paintings. By painting subjects he is familiar with and that strike an inner emotion , he feels he  can be more honest with his work.

Patrick has been sharing with others what others have shared with him and teaching those with desire to paint for over 10 years. He currently lives in New Smyrna Beach and teaches classes at The Artist Workshop.
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