Suzie Seerey-Lester

2-Day Marketing
June 28-29, 2010
Cost TBA

3-day Acrylic
Studio
June 30 - July 2, 2010
Cost TBA
Bend, OR

Intermediate to Advanced Students

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David Taylor

Strength and Flow of Watercolor


10-Day Cruise Auckland,  
New Zealand to Sydney,
Australia
watercolor - studio
includes 2 days plein air in Sydney


intermediate to advanced painters
January 31 - February 12, 2018
$795 (Cruise is Separate)




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    Adventure with David Taylor
    and Art in the Mountains on
    this amazing cruise workshop.
    Free up and explore the
    freshness and simplicity of
    watercolor, working
    spontaneously, in a free and
    flowing manner. Using
    watercolor to produce magical
    results and a variety of subject
    matter, we will explore the
    light and shade on seascapes,
    landscapes, street scenes and
    more. David will focus on
    subjects containing movement,
    color and light with the
    emphasis on freeing up and
    building strength to the
    watercolor. Come along and
    enjoy the journey and take that
    leap. David is the coauthor of
    Solving Mysteries in
    Watercolor with Ron Ranson.  
    His work has been featured in
    the International Artist
    Magazine.
 
Alvaro Castagnet

The Pillars of Watercolor



Santa Fe, NM
watercolor - plein air


intermediate to advanced outdoor
painters
April 8 - 10, 2018
April 12 - 14, 2018
$595 each



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    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.
     
Mary Whyte

The Portrait and the Figure


Santa Fe, NM
watercolor - studio


all levels welcome
May 8 - 10, 2018
$995



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    Join Mary Whyte for an
    extraordinary workshop in
    watercolor in Santa Fe, NM.
    Using live models, Mary will
    demonstrate and guide you
    through the techniques of
    planning your compositions,
    drawing, mixing color and
    creating great backgrounds.
    She will show you how to
    work with the model, avoid
    mistakes and give personal
    critiques and great tips for
    marketing your work.  Mary’s
    work is in many corporate and
    museum collections, and has
    been featured in International
    Artist, American Artist, Artist
    Magazine, and American Art
    Collector magazines. She has
    been awarded the Portrait
    Society of America's Gold
    Medal.
 
Charles Reid

Drawing and Painting with
Charles Reid

Savannah, GA
watercolor - studio

intermediate to advance painters
welcome
June 11 - 15, 2018
June 18 - 22, 2018
$995 each




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    A great drawing is the
    foundation of a great painting.
    Charles Reid, the master of
    contour drawing, will teach
    you how to concentrate on
    interconnecting shapes rather
    than drawing separate objects.
    Discover how to simplify and
    avoid overworking by
    focusing on good paint
    consistency. Practice “direct
    painting”, using as few over-
    washes as possible. Achieve
    the correct color, edge variety,
    and tonal value on the first try.
    Charles is the author of
    Charles Reid’s Watercolor
    Secrets and Charles Reid’s
    Watercolor Solutions, and
    many more. He is a member
    of the National Academy of
    Design.
 

Herman Pekel

Be Brave and Have Fun


Bend, OR
watercolor- studio and plein air


all levels welcome
July 23 - 27, 2018
July 30 - Aug 3, 2018
$795 each




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    Unearth fresh and honest art
    inside yourself and learn to
    capture it with paint. Herman
    will teach you to find
    originality in your own work.
    Get started with new ideas in a
    way that is fun and fast. You
    will learn about color mixing,
    glazes, composition, drying
    time, thickness and edges to
    create an impressionist
    painting you never thought
    possible with watercolor.
    Expect to be challenged to be
    brave, and to have fun!
    Herman's works are featured
    in the books Australian
    Impressionists and Realist
    Artists, 120 years of
    Watercolourist,  Artists and
    Galleries of Australia and
    New Zealand, and Profile on
    Contemporary Watercolours.
 
Fabio Cembranelli

Intuitive Painting,
Transcending the Subject



Bend, OR
watercolor - studio

intermediate to advanced
August 6 - 10, 2018
$825





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    Learn to take advantage of
    transparent watercolor to
    create loose, intuitive, free and
    spontaneous effects in your
    paintings. Join Fabio
    Cembranelli and explore wet-
    on-wet techniques, practicing
    how to paint with no
    preliminary drawing. You will
    learn how to take advantage of
    your own mistakes and
    capture the essentials of each
    subject. Participants will be
    encouraged use their personal
    view, moving through the
    bridges that connect
    unexpected effects, shapes,
    colors, tones, lines and
    textures. Fabio is a regular
    contributor to several art
    magazines in South America,
    US, UK, Norway, France,
    Japan and Australia.
 
David Lobenberg

California Vibe Portraiture

Bend, OR
studio - watercolor

all levels welcome
August 13 - 17, 2018
$655






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    Shake it up with David
    Lobenberg. Apply watercolor
    with splatters, swabs, slaps,
    splats, and slashes to that
    portrait you’ve be waiting to
    paint or use one of David’s
    outline drawings. Come flood,
    blossom, and create textures
    with a style that is about
    gesture, expressive color, soft
    transparency and hard opacity.
    You’ll paint several studies
    with step-by-step
    demonstrations from painting
    start to painting finish
    including a Santa in the
    Summer Segment. David’s
    watercolor paintings can be
    found in private, public, and
    corporate collections across
    the country.  His work has
    been featured in American
    Artist, Southwest Art, and
    American Art Collector
    magazines and several others.
 
Lian Quan Zhen

East Meets West

Bend, OR
watercolor - studio

all levels welcome
Aug 20 - 24, 2018
$655




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    Strengthen your artwork with
    the limitless creative
    possibilities of Chinese and
    watercolor painting. Lian will
    teach his approach on design,
    composition and color with
    clear, practical easy-to-follow
    demonstrations and
    instruction. The first 2 days,
    you will practice “Chinese
    Brush Painting” in a
    spontaneous style and then in
    detail. The following 3 days,
    your skills will continue to
    develop with Lian’s one-of-a-
    kind color pouring, blowing,
    and blending method.
    Participate in helpful critiques
    as he takes you step by step
    through several paintings.   
    Lian is the author of four
    Chinese Painting Instructional
    Books.
 

Ward Jene Stroud

Brusho and Beyond


Bend, OR
watercolor - studio

all levels welcome
August 27 - 31, 2018
$595


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    Get ready to be amazed. Learn
    fun techniques to add eye-
    catching hues and dazzling
    textures to your paintings with
    Ward Jene Stroud. Brusho is
    an ink and dye based crystal
    powdered water media with
    limitless potential for
    expression and
    experimentation. Ward will
    instruct on composition, color,
    brushwork and more while
    you compose paintings in a
    fun, safe, nonjudgmental and
    relaxed environment! You will
    feel like your learning from an
    old friend, not to mention
    Ward's excitement for life and
    love of art are infectious. He
    has produced three
    Instructional DVDs/Videos,
    Brusho and Beyond.

     

Mary Whyte

The Portrait and The Figure


Indianapolis, IN
watercolor - studio



all levels welcome
September 13 - 15, 2018
$995






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    Join Mary Whyte for an
    extraordinary workshop in
    watercolor in Indianapolis, IN
    Using live models, Mary will
    demonstrate and guide you
    through the techniques of
    planning your compositions,
    drawing, mixing color and
    creating great backgrounds.
    She will show you how to
    work with the model, avoid
    mistakes and give personal
    critiques and great tips for
    marketing your work.  Mary’s
    work is in many corporate and
    museum collections, and has
    been featured in International
    Artist, American Artist, Artist
    Magazine, and American Art
    Collector magazines. She has
    been awarded the Portrait
    Society of America's Gold
    Medal.