Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats


"Creating Still Life Florals that are not Still"
Tuesdays, September 28 - October 12, 2021
 

Join Kathy as she explains her thinking when she begins a floral painting: -Why does she choose what she chooses -How important the block-in is -How important drawing skills are to allow you the freedom to have fun! The workshop will have a private Facebook group as its' classroom. Class will meet once a week for three weeks with a 3 hour Zoom session with painting demos and lectures. Kathy will post a prerecorded demo the day before the class where she will explain her process, everyone is encouraged to watch before the first class. The students will paint if they wish and post their paintings to the Facebook page for critique and discussions.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Kathy Anderson, www.kathyandersonstudio.com
Cost: $300 (not including fees)
Sponsor: Scottsdale Artists' School
Website, email, (480) 990-1422 or (800) 333-5707


"'Blue Mood' in Watercolor (Online)"
October 2-3, 2021
 

“The intensity of color and use of negative space as foundational is a signature of my work”. Carol will share her unique watercolor technique, painting from background to foreground, using dynamic and inventive color. You will realize 2 paintings: A flower and egg plants in a basket.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Carol Carter
Cost: $178 for 6 hours
Sponsor: French Escapade
Website, email, 510-483-5713


"Botanical Drawing & Painting"
Wednesdays, October 20 - November 24, 2021
 

Explore flowers and other natural forms, beginning with line and value drawing and progressing to full-color rendering in watercolor and mixed media. Topics will include sighting techniques, line quality, tone and value, creation of depth, composition, texture, and basic color. All levels welcome.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Linda Gist
Cost: $225
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Color and Edge – Palette Knife Painting"
Tuesdays, November 2-23, 2021
 

Color, Contrast, Tone, and Expression! Strengthen your color and develop a more individual voice. This workshop is great for the artists who love both Contemporary and Impressionist painting. Explore an approach to palette knife painting that can be used for painting in the studio and from life.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Anton Nowels, www.antonnowels.com
Cost: $300 (not including fees)
Sponsor: Scottsdale Artists' School
Website, email, (480) 990-1422 or (800) 333-5707


"Basic Color in Alla Prima Still Life Painting"
Wednesdays, November 3 - December 8, 2021
 

This oil painting course focuses on learning a series of limited and full palettes, mixing for direct painting, and alla prima or wet-into-wet paint-handling. Color concepts such as tone, temperature, saturation, and atmosphere will be explored in each palette. Students will be guided through a series of focused procedures: analyzing the pigments of each palette, palette organization, mixing color, composing a painting, establishing a tonal design, applying large color masses, and using principles of oil viscosity to build form with wet-into-wet paint-handling. The class will consist of lecture and demonstration on Zoom, group critique, and independent studio practice. Students will paint from observation using their own still life arrangement.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Christine Lafuente
Cost: $595
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Art Glass Still Life in Watercolor (Online)"
November 3-5, 2021
 

Painting glass in watercolor does not have to be intimidating. We will take a step by step approach to painting a glowing glass still life. In this class we will be painting colorful art glass in a still life setup.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Laurie Goldstein-Warren
Cost: $249 for 9 hours
Sponsor: French Escapade
Website, email, 510-483-5713


"From Seen to Scene: A 365 Day Mentorship Program"
November 4, 2021 - November 4, 2022
 

Hosted by the Tucson Art Academy Online, this unique program combines a four-part modular system with guidance, feedback, and mentorship for an entire year…. a wonderful opportunity at a great value!! Study with California-based artist, Randall Sexton, who is nationally known for the color and expressive brushwork in his paintings of “everyday” scenes. This course is designed to encourage artists at all levels to explore new ways of seeing the world around them, to recognize the potential subject matter in everyday scenes, and how to translate that into paintings that share one’s unique vision. The success of any painting relies on a solid understanding of the basic principles of picture making in tandem with your creativity and passion.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Randall Sexton, www.rcsexton.com
Cost: $695
Sponsor: Tucson Art Academy Online
Website, email


"Paint Tuscany in Watercolors"
Ongoing
 

Paint dreamy Tuscany from hilltop towns, vineyards and fields of poppies to simple olives and other Tuscan treasures. Select from 18+ lesson videos to paint from on your own time. Bonus Paint-alongs and Facebook community also included.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Cindy Briggs
Cost: $279
Sponsor: Cindy Briggs Workshops
Website, email, 541-420-9463


 

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