Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats
Join abstract artist Anne Hebebrand for a five-day long workshop in Todos Santos, Baja California, Mexico. Be inspired by the artistic charm of this vibrant Mexican town overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Anne is an experienced and dedicated teacher, offering painting workshops in the United States and Mexico for the last six years. She has taught at the college and high school level as well as in museum settings and was named Outstanding Art Educator by the Connecticut Art Educators Association. Choose from three workshops: Creating Textured and Vibrant Paintings with Cold Wax, Oil, and Pigment Sticks - January 22-26. Reinvigorate your Artistic Practice - February 5-9. Exploring Color: An In-Depth Study - February 19-23. Cost per workshop: $750Learn more
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 email@example.com or 219-874-4688.Learn more
Let's escape to the desert! Join me in this magical place for five days of Plein Air Painting. We'll have two sessions of painting a day, at a different location every day. Locations include Canyonlands, Arches National Park and the Colorado River, among other spectacular spots. And there'll be time each day to hike, bike, sightsee or just relax. The weather at this time of year is usually sunny and warm. $1800 includes five days of painting and five nights lodging. It's a dream painting vacation and the perfect time to take your watercolors to another level. Non-painter companions are welcome. You will find all the details and information on my website. More info and to register Carol.NewsomArt.comLearn more
The Wilmington Inn in historic Wilmington is the base for a painting retreat in Vermont's Green Mountains. Surrounded by lakes, mountains, and forests, the area's mid-summer landscape is lush and colorful. As artists, you will be taking the time to observe and record where we are and what we see. Your time there will be richer than that of most tourists who simply pass through. We will celebrate the Vermont landscape through an artist's eye, our drawings and paintings becoming visual records of our experience. This workshop is an opportunity for you to experience the plein air painting process. Working outdoors on-site allows us to immerse ourselves in the land with all our senses - looking, listening, and smelling the unique character of the location.Learn more
Special Interest 9 day Plein Air Painting/Sketching Workshop in Grand Canyon National Park (Grand Canyon, Arizona).
Painting White Water, Side Canyons and Botany, Managing artwork in the wilderness, Setting up quick compositions,Talks on Art History in Grand Canyon. Take a river trip of a lifetime and get a chance to sit on the Colorado River and paint!
Instructor: Ani Eastwood with Grand Canyon Expeditions
Sponsor: Grand Canyon Expeditions Company
Oaxaca Art + Culture Workshop, a Deep Dive: watercolor, art journaling with mixed media, collage (March 15-24, 2024)
Hooked on art journals and want to play with paint and collage while traveling? Are you into watercolor, or want to learn the basics? Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco and Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure. Experience a week-long immersion into the art and culture of Oaxaca, with its soulful art scene, indigenous culture, and rich culinary and artisanal traditions. Includes field trips to a Sunday market, studio visits in a weaving village, women's red clay collective, papermaking studio, and archaeological ruins at Monte Albán. This workshop is a combination of watercolor exploration and creative/visual journaling with mixed media to develop your unique visual voice and mark making by playing with different materials. Complete beginners are welcome!Learn more
Named in 2008 by National Geographic as one of the world's 'Best Girlfriends Getaways'! The secret is out: artbreakTM is a one-of-a-kind learning vacation and totally new way to experience two great European capitals - via their artistic hearts. artbreakTM puts you in intimate contact with vibrant artistic communities, morning to night, for six creativity-filled days. Your mornings: three hours in an atelier, honing your skills at painting, collage and ceramics. Afterwards you'll browse private galleries and major museums, then fit in some wine tasting and dinner before heading out to savor the absolute best of opera, symphony, ballet, and jazz. artbreakTM is a chance to inspire your artistic self and an exquisitely choreographed cultural adventure. Visit www.artbreak.org to learn more.Learn more