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2023 Thoroughly Oaxaca Art Experience 2: mixed media, natural pigments, symbols & talismans

Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco and Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure in Oaxaca, Mexico. Enjoy creative time in an intimate setting and experience a hands-on deep dive into the art and culture of Oaxaca. Fill your well of inspiration + recharge your artist soul (you too, beginners!). Develop your unique voice and visual language by playing with watercolor, mixed media, and collage. We'll share our symbols and talismans that we incorporate into our art and offer you the opportunity to discover and paint your own - the "secret soul" of things that matter to you. Use natural pigments while making a handmade artist book. Field trips include a Sunday market, artisan studios, ancient ruins, renowned arts center, and papermaking studio.

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Abstract Art and Constraint Workshop Encaustic Monotype in Santa Fe, NM (April 28 - 30, 10AM to 3PM)

This is the perfect opportunity to discover the encaustic monotype process which is easy and lots of fun. We will cover the equipment, tools, safety, and the color sticks application etc. On Day 2 and 3, the focus will be on abstraction and constraint. A constraint sounds like something negative to one's imagination, but in fact, it is the opposite, it is a spur to creativity. We will demonstrate how by embracing constraint, and the unknown we open-up to the many surprises and possibilities, to creativity that will speaks of your artistic intention. There will be plenty of time for personalized attention. Check availability: jorgeluisbernal@gmail.com Costs $575.00 + Tax, materials included. Jorgeluisbernal.com

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Anna Rose Bain Master Class Oil Painting Workshop in South Africa

Join us for a safe, authentic African experience hosted by local art organization Workshops in South Africa with instruction by master artist Anna Rose! The all-inclusive price covers all luxury accommodations, 10-day workshop instruction and model fees, most meals (breakfast, most lunches, and dinner) and all private ground transportation to painting locations including to and from the airport. During the many exciting excursions throughout the Cape area, Anna Rose will offer painting demonstrations and personalized instruction for all attending artists. Non-painting partners and photographer friends are most welcome to join, there will be plenty for you! Click here to view Artist website. Click here to view Workshop website.

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Mastering Texture with Ginger Thomas

Discover a new abstract art technique to add excitement to your painting. World-renowned artist Ginger Thomas teaches her signature texture style in her new intermediate online course. In Mastering Texture with Ginger Thomas you will learn: How to add elements to the texture, Contouring the texture to develop different patterns, Creating a landscape painting with texture and drip effects, Mixing colors with high-flow acrylics, Choosing paint colors for your pieces, How to fix texture problems on your canvas. You'll also receive bonus material on becoming a professional artist including the pros and cons of art fairs. Take Mastering Texture with Ginger Thomas at your pace. Lifetime access. Now available.

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Click here to learn more about this Abstract Cold Wax/Oil Painting Workshop in Santa Fe!

Transcendental Abstraction Workshop - Cold Wax/ Oil Painting in Santa Fe, NM (March 17 - 19, 10AM to 3PM)

This three-day workshop covers the basic CWM materials, tools, and painting techniques as well as conceptual abstract painting. We will look at forms, shapes, texture, layering, contrast, and composition. Also, different mark making, starting points as well as intuition and intention. On Day 2 and 3, the focus will be on non-objective painting, but with a different twist. The painting approach will be to express space, color, light and design, to imaginative realms that are idealistic and spiritual. This class is for artists who are looking to broaden or reinforce their CWM creative skills through lectures, demos, hands-on and critique. Check availability: jorgeluisbernal@gmail.com Costs $575.00 + Tax, materials included. Jorgeluisbernal.com

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Kristy Kutch Colored Pencil Workshops

Kristy Kutch has been creating colored pencil art for almost thirty years and has been teaching colored pencil workshops since 1991. A teacher with a life license, she applies many basic learning principles to her workshops, enthusiastically meeting each student at the appropriate level. Beginners are always welcome, but even advanced artists benefit from Kristy's instruction. Offering demonstrations of techniques and the characteristics of different types of colored pencils, papers, and other related materials, Kristy covers a wide range of possibilities. Kristy is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil. She is also the feature artist in the Artist Palette Productions DVD "Colored Pencil Landscapes: Beyond The Basics". Kristy's workshops are held nationwide; each is an enjoyable, supportive, memorable experience in a beautiful location. Visit www.artshow.com/kutch/ or contact Kristy at kakutch@earthlink.net or 219-874-4688.

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Abstract Painting Retreat & Winter Getaway in Hawaii (February 19-25)

Explore the beauty of the Big Island of Hawaii while you expand your creativity. Be inspired by the ocean, sun, rainbows, breezes, dolphins, whales, and exotic flowers. In this retreat, you will practice new skills & learn techniques to help you feel more confident as an artist. Using gentle and supportive critique, Abbie will help guide you so that you can refine your artistic vision. Whether you are new to intuitive art or an experienced abstract artist, I will find a level of instruction that is comfortable for you. All levels welcome! Includes: 4-hrs/daily prompts & guided instruction, 2 healthy organic meals/day, excursions to geothermal warm ponds, lava cliffs, black sand beaches, tons of aloha! Available locally: yoga, sound healing, massage, EFT, Watsu.

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2023 Día de Muertos Workshop: watercolor, group altar, sand tapestry

Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco & Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure for Día de Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico. Enjoy creative time in an intimate setting and experience a hands-on deep dive into the art and culture of Oaxaca. Go with us to the market to shop for altar decorations and offerings, create a Muertos altar and colorful sand tapestry to honor our ancestors, participate in comparsas (street parades), visit local cemeteries, and paint imagery for our loved ones. Field trips include visits to a renowned weaving village, an alebrije (carved wooden objects) artisan studio, and the Women of the Red Clay collective, where they'll share their gorgeous Día de Muertos altar with us.

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Julia O'Reilly Painting Workshops

Julia O'Reilly teaches private workshops in painting and drawing. She applies basic art principles, meeting each student at their unique level. • Painting What You Actually See - as a painter sees • Improving Your Brushwork • Color Mixing • Finding Edges To Key Your Composition • How To Move From Painting What You See to Painting What You Feel • Listening To Your Feelings While You Paint • How Art Gets Better When Driven by Strong Emotions • Moving From Technical Skill to Your Unique Inspirations. Julia offers demonstrations of technique and paint. She holds workshops nationwide. Each is an enjoyable, compassionate, unforgettable experience in a beautiful location. Upcoming workshops: Oregon Coast Plein Air Painting, Plein Air Painting in the Crooked River Canyon, Oregon.

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Thomas Schaller's Design and the Power of Imagination

Join Thomas Schaller's revolutionary twelve-month comprehensive and sequential watercolor program. You'll progress through the video curriculum at your own pace, and join Tom live as he creates original works. Expand your watercolor skills through technique, creativity, and imagination. Each month, Tom welcomes fellow master artists, such as Joseph Zbukvic, Yuko Nagayama, and John Salminen, into his studio to share more about their unique approach to watercolor.

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