SAFETY HARBOR – Have you ever looked at a photograph and wanted to draw what you see? Have you ever wanted to make your drawings look life-like and 3D? Even if you don’t think you have artistic talent, you don’t need talent to learn to draw.
Learn the set of skills needed to illustrate realistically using colored pencils and pastels. This one day workshop with Omarr Otero is Saturday, June 22, at the Safety Harbor Museum and Cultural Center, 329 Bayshore Blvd. S., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $40 for Safety Harbor residents and $60 for non-residents. There is an additional $10 material fee.
Otero is a faculty member of Ringling College of Art and Design and holds a BFA in Photography and Digital Imaging from the Ringling College of Art and Design. He has worked with actors and New York television crews on the daytime shows All My Children, One Life to Live, Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
In 2006, he established his company, Omarr Photography, specializing in weddings, individual and family portraits and fine art. He has photographed Food Network’s own Paula Dean and has worked nationally and internationally across Europe, Russia and Guatemala.
He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the local chapter of the Professional Photographer’s Guild and has received national honors, winning the Ava Video Award. Omarr has an incomparable passion for teaching, photography, art and travel and enjoys sharing this with everyone he meets.