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Mastering Boats and Sky Watercolor Demonstration -- Jerry Chesley

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Presented by Tampa Regional Artists at Old Hyde Park Art Center, Tampa FL

Mar 12 2020
Mastering Boats and Sky Watercolor Demonstration -- Jerry Chesley

View a demonstration of Jerry creating a scene of Boats, Masts, Building in an outdoor setting.

Jerome will share his techniques for painting skies and clouds, achieve three dimensional form in painting boats with value and temperature of color, eliminate superfluous details by simplifying foregrounds and backgrounds and use value to create a focal point.
Jerome’s painting techniques of mingling colors and his approach to a painting will be shared.

erome Chesley’s paintings set the stage for surrounding one’s self in a rich indulgence with a range of subtle to bold color. His collection showcases a variety of subject matter including: still life, floral, architectural and land/seascapes which are often based on a collection of familiar objects or places he’s visited.

Jerome’s background in education includes teaching in both public school and college level and continues to teach painting in Florida where he is past president of the Florida Watercolor Society. Summers find him teaching at the renowned Chautauqua Institution in New York State. He’s studied with distinguished teachers throughout the US. BA & MA, SUNY College at Buffalo & studied at the University of Art in Siena, Italy. He can be contacted at



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Old Hyde Park Art Center

705 Swann Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606


    • Wheelchair Access

Entrance for wheelchair ramp is located in the back of the building and parking spaces next to ramp are accessible. Historic restroom facilities are not accessible to wheelchairs at this time.

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