Sat. • June 29th • 9am- 4pm
$159 (includes lunch)
Lester is well known for his amazing teaching skills and his enthusiasm for watercolors! He will teach us how to use a photo as a reference, teaching us what to take out, what to leave in and how to create a good composition.
We will follow along step by step as he paints and learn tips and tricks for creating some amazing pieces.
This is a workshop you won't want to miss!
Bio of Lester Lee:
Lester Bird Lee, artist and educator, has five children and resides in Clarkston, Utah.
Lester graduated from high school in Mesquite, Nevada where he spent his boyhood.
Later Lester received a BFA from USU, and a MA from BYU. Lester is a full time high
school art educator (Sky View High School). In 2006, Lester received the Huntsman
Award for Excellence in Education. Lester is a self-taught stage scenery artist and has
painted over 50 sets and Rodger’s Memorial Theater, and other local theaters. Lester also
sells hundreds of pieces of fine art watercolors each year and several prints, including the
distribution of well over one million copies of a print of the presidents of the LDS
Church. Perhaps one of Lester’s most noted illustrations are those on the cover and end
sheets of the book series The Work and the Glory by Gerald Lund. Lester shows his
work in many galleries across the Wasatch Front including CNS’s Art and Soup and
Zion’s Bank Invitational and has won numerous local and national awards for his
paintings and sculptures.
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST:
Watercolors (tube style- dry in palette
A variety of brushes- round and flat
6 sheets of Arches 140# cold press paper (5 X 8" approximate size)