Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats

"Guarding the winter berry"
December 7-8, 2022

With his years of college and workshop teaching experience, David is known for breaking down his watercolor painting techniques clearly and always with a dose of humor and encouragement. He will be teaching a combination of wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry painting techniques to capture the vibrant colors of this Holiday painting. You may use the watercolor you painted in this workshop (or any subsequent painting study) and reproduce it on your own personal greeting cards.
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: David Lobenberg
Cost: $198 for 8 hours
Sponsor: French Escapade
Website, email, 510-483-5713

"Pet Portraits 101"
December 10, 2022

Join nationally and internationally acclaimed artist and instructor, Addison Palmer, for this 1-day painting workshop where you will learn the keys to painting your pet in a realistic manner. Students will paint from their own printed reference photos for this workshop in Heavy Acrylics.
Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Instructor: Addison Palmer
Cost: $100
Sponsor: Art League of Hilton Head
Website, email, (843) 842-5738

"Mixed Media: Birds of a Feather"
January 19, 2023

On a 12" x 16" canvas we'll create an amazing bird painting choosing your own colors. We will be using torn papers, napkins, stencils, gesso, glue, paint, pastels, lace, glitter and a variety of other fun materials. By layering paint, papers, fabrics and stenciling, you’ll create an amazing dimensional piece of art! No experience necessary, all supplies included.
Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Instructor: Julie Schroeder
Cost: $50
Sponsor: Art League of Hilton Head
Website, email, (843) 842-5738

"Airbrush Painting Techniques"
March 30 - April 1, 2023

The Pastrana beginner airbrush course is intended for students who are newcomers or novices with limited or no experience in airbrushing. This workshop covers the basic principles of airbrushing, along with drills and exercises for airbrush control. This airbrush class is aimed at artists and craftsmen or women who are talented in their field but want to add another unique skill set such as airbrushing to their repertoire. This workshop is also intended for those who have some limited experience in airbrushing and want to reinforce and strengthen their understanding, knowledge, and practice in this particular field. For more information, visit All materials and use of equipment included during the workshop.
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Instructor: Alan Pastrana
Cost: $825 Museum members/ $875 non-members
Sponsor: Huntsville Museum of Art
Website, email, 256-535-6372

"Making Your Paintings Better"
April 1-2, 2023

Students should bring subject matter and medium of their own choice along with reference materials. They are encouraged to bring art they have in progress, art they are not satisfied with, and a subject they want to start new. All must have reference materials. It is also advised to bring a portfolio of photographs of previous artwork. Students can work in any style they chose and will be encouraged to develop a niche or style of their own.
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Instructor: Laurie Snow Hein
Cost: $350
Sponsor: The New Studio For The Visual Arts
Website, email, 561-295-5712

"Wildlife in Watercolor"
video course

Award-winning watercolorist, Carol Carter has spent her career expressing her creativity through the inventive use of color. In this video course, you will learn how to paint Carol’s strategic “cell painting” technique with fluidity, to create a unified watercolor with bold, dynamic, and inventive colors. You will gain confidence in painting more complex subjects by learning how to simplify the shapes and washes and to develop a unified statement. Included in the course are three complete painting demonstrations filmed in studio as well as additional tutorials of specific skills. Throughout the course, you’ll work on thoughtfully-designed exercises that help you hone your watercolor skills and projects that help you breathe life into your own paintings.
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Carol Carter
Cost: $99
Sponsor: Terracotta
Website, email


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