PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT ACCEPT PAYMENT FOR WORKSHOPS BEFORE 90 DAYS IN ADVANCE!
Our apologies, we are working on improving the pay structure.
Getting Fresh at your easel and your desk...by KIMBERLY kelly SANTINI
Wednesday September 11 through Friday September 13, 2013
10:00AM - 5:00PM with one hour lunch break
$250.00 (plus supplies).
Creator of the acclaimed "Painting a Dog A Day"
daily painting project, Santini has put miles under her
brush, signing over 1300 daily paintings since
2007. Her paintings earn honors wherever exhibited and are eagerly collected among a client base
prizing spontaneous color and bright personalities.
This workshop will introduce some color theory,
focus on the benefits of working a limited palette
to create extraordinary color, discuss the hazards
of working from photo references, and the artist
will share techniques to help students loosen up.
The ideal student will be comfortable with their
tools, have a basic understanding of values, and
a competant grasp of drawing.
Kimberly will also devote time to address the
business side of being an artist, discussing such
things as the value of daily creativity, marketing,
building an internet presence, using social media
to enhance sales, and other tools self-representing artists can use to build their
PAPER PAINTINGS: WORKS IN cOLLAGE
WORKSHOP WITH ELIZABETH ST. HILAIRE NELSON
October 4 through October 6, 2013
10:00AM - 4:00PM with one hour lunch break
$425.00 plus supplies.
The proposed class is an intense workshop in which students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Students will explore hand painting their own collage papers with a variety of techniques and collage application. Emphasis will be on developing form using light and shadow, just like in traditional painting techniques. No prior collage experience is necessary. Some painting would be helpful but not imperative.
above: Global Peace Dove by Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson
"Loosen up with aquamedia painting" with Robert Burridge
Coming in May 2014
Burridge's popular "Loosen Up" workshops nurture individual success and personal enrichment with a big emphasis on daily painting projects at your own pace. It is stress-free, but be warned; you could end up with too much enthusiasm for painting. Burridge's flagship workshop offers a variety of painting subjects for everyone. A highly energized painting workshop emphasizing loose and creative experimentation.
Designed for the professional painter who is stuck in a style as well as for the novice who wants to conquer their fear of painting. Starting with small 6"x9" multiple "warm-up painting exercises" up to larger-format paintings, Burridge's positive approach towards the act of painting will inspire you to loosen up, have fun again and paint more. Expect an intense, concentrated and lively workshop where you will create many works of art using spontaneity for maximum effect.