"Exploring Colored Pencil Techniques and Tools"
October 29-30, 2021
Michigan City, IN
The Michigan City, Indiana Art League invites you to a colored pencil workshop with Kristy Kutch, author and experienced instructor. Kristy will guide the class through wonderful and sometimes surprising tools and techniques for applying, layering, and blending basic "waxy" colored pencils. Toned and colored papers and boards will also be featured. Enjoy an abundance of free samples of colored pencils, drawing surfaces, and other materials. Kristy is a supportive teacher who invites questions and conducts easily-understood demonstrations. Beginners and experienced students will find valuable techniques. Art League members are hospitable, happily welcoming non-members. This course will be taught at the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors' Bureau's comfortable conference area. Parking is plentiful and the Bureau is easy to find.
Contact Bunny Dimke: bpdimke@comcast.net or 219-879-2198


"Colored Pencil: Vivid and Versatile"
March 7-8, 2022
Habersham (Beaufort), SC
The Habersham, Artists invite you to experience colored pencil as a fine art medium. Discover the tools, surfaces, and surprisingly effective techniques which yield stunning, vivid colored pencil paintings, as these works are aptly named. Waxy and watersoluble colored pencil techniques will be included, along with an array of colored pencil-compatible surfaces, many of them free. Kristy is a seasoned, supportive teacher who aims to provide an informative and enjoyable workshop experience. She includes frequent demonstrations (questions welcomed and invited!), individual attention, and numerous take-home samples. The author of the books Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil, Kristy is also featured on 4 instructional DVDs.
Contact Habersham Artists: laura.schuler.artist@gmail.com


"Tuscan Treasures in Colored Pencil"
May 15-20, 2022; 5 days, 4 nights
Tuscany, Italy
Join Kristy Kutch for this extraordinary colored pencil workshop at your own private villa set in the gorgeous Italian countryside. Learn a vast variety of easy-to-implement techniques for improving your colored pencil sketches. From the use of color for painterly effects to capturing the stunning Tuscan landscape, prepare to take your sketching to the next level. All of this is while you enjoy delightful excursions, inspiring activities, and delectable chef-prepared meals. This small workshop group (maximum 10) offers the opportunity for many one-on-one sessions with Kristy, who is experienced at providing personalized attention to each student. Under her guidance, beginners feel comfortable and confident and experienced artists feel challenged and informed as they learn the newest tools and techniques.
Contact Strada Toscana: https://stradatoscana.com/; Jessica@stradatoscana.com


"Colored Pencil: Delicate to Dynamic"
September 12-15, 2022
Lake Geneva, WI
Sharpen your colored pencils for workshop fun in historic, picturesque Lake Geneva, Wisconsin- post-summer rush but still during the mild September weather. Kristy Kutch, a supportive, upbeat teacher, is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil; she is also featured in 4 instructional DVDs. Included are many aspects of this medium and its compatible surfaces. Create effects ranging from soft, transparent, and aqueous to dense and dramatic. Harbor Shores Hotel, located on Geneva Lake, offers fantastic student discounts. Guests enjoy rooms featuring mini-fridges and microwaves. (Lodging reservations should be made separately: 888-746-7371. Mention this workshop for discount.) Bring an extra tote bag for samples; plan for this memorable fall workshop!
Contact Kristy: kakutch@earthlink.net; 219-874-4688

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