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Chris Hopkins - Oil Painting


Chris Hopkins is legend and much too humble to tell what you what he has incredibly accomplished in his lifetime as an artist.  Continuously doodling since childhood Chris pursued a professional art career and studied at the prestigious Art Center of Design in Pasadena.  His career has taken him to the Hollywood studios, Professional Sports, The Pentagon,  Music legends, Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of personal stories. Chris values the worth and dignity of every human story and has spent a life time documenting real life. Students will study the effective painting methods emphasizing values, color theory, strong composition and design.  And will execute studies focused on details of the figurative form.

Ryan Moon - 

Artist/ Instructor/Graphic Designer

Demonstrating LED enhanced paintings on glass

Ryan Moon is a native Oregonian and currently lives in beautiful Southern Oregon.  He studied at Southern Oregon Art Academy where he graduated and later would go on to instruct at for over six years. He enjoyed teaching Drawing and Oil Painting at the academy as well as guest teaching at local high schools. Ryan creates his engaging pieces of artwork from his studio in the heart of Downtown Medford. You can find him there most days painting or working one-on-one with a student. He loves to share his passion for art and when you look at his portraits it becomes clear that he also has a passion for people. His ability to capture his subjects likeness is impressive, all the way to the look behind their eyes.


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