"Lush and Lively Colored Pencil"
May 4-6, 2020 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.)
Island Heights, NJ
 
The New Jersey shore beckons you! Explore the possibilities that can literally be drawn from the point of a colored pencil- or watercolor pencil! With vast choices of surfaces, blending tools, and techniques, colored pencil yields a tremendous range of effects: shimmer and shine, saturated intensity, sparkling highlights, even fluid, transparent effects. This promises to be an enjoyable workshop in a beautiful, historic Victorian mansion near the Atlantic Ocean. Kristy is an experienced, upbeat, supportive instructor who is the author of two colored pencil books and the featured artist in four DVDs. She has taught over 200 workshops, readily making her students feel at home, whatever their experience.
 
Contact Workshop Coordinator, Tamara Woronczuk, at the Ocean County Artists' Guild: tworonczuk@yahoo.com or 732-998-8286


 

"Exploring Colored Pencil Potential"
June 29 - July 2, 2020
Grand Marais, MN
 
Come to the majestic north shore of Lake Superior! This course focuses on "painting from a point", using a variety of pencils and surfaces to create dynamic, vividly-drawn paintings. Products used include: watercolor pencils, waxy/oily colored pencils, and wax pastels. Surfaces include papers, boards, and even sanded papers. Featuring an abundance of colored pencils and art materials, this workshop is full to the brim with personal attention, demonstrations, and techniques that are sure to increase your repertoire. Some drawing experience preferred. Kristy Kutch is an experienced workshop instructor, the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil. She is the featured artist on four instructional DVDs. Kristy is also the author of the book The New Colored Pencil.
 
Contact Grand Marais Art Colony: www.grandmaraisartcolony.org; programs@grandmaraisartcolony.org; 218-387-2737


 

"Colored Pencil for Cardmakers"
July 21-23, 2020
Burlington, IA
 
Kristy Kutch is a delightful, entertaining, and supportive teacher who will show what colored pencil and watercolor pencil can do for you! There will be demonstrations, hands-on learning, and a variety of product samples to take home. Learn about waxy and watercolor pencils, paper types, layering of colors, burnishing, line impression, blending, and other tips and techniques to make your cards- or other art- "pop"! This workshop will feature a special emphasis on the "smaller treasures" of handmade cards and greetings. Mention the workshop to receive the discounted lodging rate.
 
Contact Southeast Iowa Cardmakers: grammasherry56@gmail.com or dskeppner@msn.com; 319-217-0044 or 319-671-1372


 

"Colored Pencil: Delicate to Dynamic"
September 14-17, 2020
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


 

"Exploring Colored Pencil and Watercolor Pencil Techniques"
October 2-3, 2020
Michigan City, IN
 
The Michigan City Art League invites you to journey into the world of colored pencil as a fine art medium. Experience the many tools, surfaces, and surprisingly effective techniques which yield stunning, vivid colored pencil paintings, as these works are aptly named. Waxy and water soluble colored pencil techniques will be included, along with an abundance of colored pencil-compatible surfaces, many of them free. Kristy Kutch is a seasoned, supportive teacher who aims to provide an enjoyable workshop experience. She offers frequent demonstrations (questions welcome 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 the Michigan City Art League: bpdimke@comcast.net; 219-879-2198


 

"Capture Ecuador with Kristy Kutch"
March 8-20, 2021
Quito, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Ecuador is incredible: highlands, snow-capped mountains, volcanoes, and waterfalls. Under the guidance of this experienced tour company, visit Inca markets and stay in historic haciendas (with modern amenities.) The Galapagos Islands, 600 miles west of South America, are the crown jewel of the natural world. They offer a fantastic range of unique creatures. Staying aboard the magnificent cruise ship M/V Santa Cruz, participants will enjoy the guidance of a naturalist, plus options for hiking, snorkeling, and glass bottom boat tours. Since the Galapagos are environmentally protected, some art media are not allowed. Colored pencil and graphite pencil are permitted and encouraged. Kristy Kutch, an experienced instructor and author, will guide the group in sketching and capturing these unique experiences. $8,550 per person.
 
Contact Explore Amazing Places www.exploreamazingplaces.com; Jeremy@exploreamazingplaces.com; 623-888-1314


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