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"Color speaks a universal
language.  It is also very
powerful because it has the
ability to stimulate emotions,
to transmit vitality and
interest, to make statements
about shape and space -
and because it is the
backdrop of our world."

    Seeking answers and
    understanding? This workshop
    will explain all aspects of
    successful painting using frequent
    demonstrations and detailed
    analysis. We will explore a range
    of subject including composition
    and design, effectively using light
    and dark values, color mixing,
    edges, brush stroke techniques
    and much more.   Stimulate and
    expand your insight into the magic
    of watercolors! This workshop is
    for resilient outdoor painters who
    want plainspoken feedback and
    lots of painting action. Alvaro is
    author of Watercolor Painting
    with Passion, Painting with
    Passion, Beyond Technique and
    Watercolour Masterclass. His
    work has been featured in
    International Artist and The Artist’
    s Magazine.
Watercolor Painting with
Passion

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Alvaro Castagnet
The Pillars of Watercolor
watercolor - plein air

March 25 - 27, 2017
March 29 - 31, 2017
$595 each

San Francisco,  CA Hotel Info >>>


Intermediate to Advanced
Outdoor Painters

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    ALVARO CASTAGNET is a member of many prestigious watercolor societies around the world, such as the
    American Watercolour Society (AWS) and Australian Watercolour Institute (AWI). Alvaro Castagnet is a gifted
    internationally renowned watercolorist, well-traveled and lauded for his expressive style and ability to capture the very
    soul of the location he paints. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Alvaro’s paintings grace the walls of many private and
    corporate collections across the globe and his works have been recognized with top honors in esteemed international
    art competitions. Traveling the world exhibiting, demonstrating, lecturing and judging, Alvaro is also a successful
    author of 3 book and often contributes to acclaimed international art publications worldwide, his first two books are
    sold out, bestsellers. Alvaro has designed his own line of watercolor brushes, and has released a series of painting
    DVD’s.

    Alvaro Castagnet is the winner of numerous prestigious national and international awards, such as the American
    Society of Watercolor, the National (U.S.) and the Alice Bale Prize, Australia, just to name a few.

Class Outline
    Class will meet on location painting the wonderful cityscapes of San Francisco, California. For those wishing to take
    both workshops, there will be a whole new set of subjects during the second workshop. Alvaro will give 2
    demonstrations daily  followed by individual help and critiques. His demonstrations start at 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM and
    usually take about one hour. Students then set up and paint within a 2 block radius and paint until lunch or the end of
    the day. Alvaro will offer individual help at your easel and conduct 2 or 3 group critiques during the workshop.