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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Karlyn Holman

Watercolor, Fun and Free


13-Day Gold Coast
Australia and New
Caledonia Cruise
watercolor plus - studio


all level painters and compantions
welcome
January 5 - 18, 2019
$695 (cruise is separate)



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    Join us for a travel and
    painting adventure of a
    lifetime. Karlyn Holman and
    Art in the Mountains invite
    you to join us on this 13-day
    art adventure from Sydney,
    Australia.  Karlyn will provide
    instruction, demonstrations,
    individual help and critiques
    on the 6 days at sea so you
    can enjoy your off-ship
    excursions with your
    companion(s).  No on location
    painting experience is
    necessary. Karlyn will teach
    En Plein Air techniques, as
    well as fun and free
    approaches to watercolor.  
    Enjoy travel adventures with
    other artists without hauling
    all kinds of equipment. We
    will paint in the comfort of the
    ship and use our "off of the
    ship time" to gather photos
    and just have fun. Karlyn has
    taught more than seventy-five
    International workshops
 


Mary Whyte

Painting the Portrait and the Figure


Dana Point, Orange
County, CA
watercolor - studio

all levels welcome
March 25 - 27, 2019
$1095
Live Models - fee included




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    Explore the wonders of
    watercolor with an
    inspirational three-day
    workshop in Dana Point, CA.  
    Mary will cover the
    fundamentals of getting a
    likeness, planning dynamic
    compositions, mixing clean
    colors, achieving value
    balance and creating paintings
    with emotion.  Her daily
    demonstrations from life and
    one-on-one assistance will
    guide you to making your best
    paintings ever. 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.

 
Alvaro Castagnet

The Pillars of Watercolor


Santa Barbara, CA
(moved from San Antonio)
watercolor - plein air


intermediate to advanced outdoor
painters
April 24 - 26, 2019
April 28 - 30, 2019
$625 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.
 
Herman Pekel

Painting Plein Air in Paris and
Surrounds


Paris, France
watercolor- plein air


all levels welcome
June 8 - 15, 2019
$3400
Nonpainters $3000
includes workshop, lodging,
transportation and activities between
flights and most meals.


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    Picture yourself painting and
    touring the French
    countryside and Paris too,
    with internationally acclaimed
    artist, Herman Pekel. Herman
    has great ideas and will guide
    you to make painting 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. Enjoy lots of
    painting action, one-on-one
    instruction, wonderful meals
    and wine, and iconic sights!
    Come, explore Paris,
    Versailles, visit the local
    villages, see Monet's Gardens,
    and more. We have a full
    itinerary with you in mind so
    don't miss this workshop of a
    lifetime for travel enthusiasts
    and all levels of artists. See
    the full itinerary on our
    website.
 


Mary Whyte

Painting the Portrait and the Figure



Greenville, SC
watercolor - studio

all levels welcome
July 9 - 11, 2019
$1095
Live Models - fee included




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    Join Mary Whyte for an
    extraordinary workshop in
    watercolor in Greenville.
    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.


 


Herman Pekel

Be Brave and Have Fun

Bend, OR
studio and plein air- watercolor

all levels welcome
July 29 - August 2, 2019
August 5 - 9, 2019
$795






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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.


 

Iain Stewart

Sketchbook to Studio.
Recording Your Travels at a Higher
Level


Bend, OR
watercolor - studio

all levels welcome
Aug 12 - 16, 2019
$655




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    Few things are more suited
    for travel than a sketchbook,
    pencil, and a small watercolor
    palette. In addition to
    traditional plein air work, Iain
    will focus on strengthening
    your skills using these tools to
    record your life through
    sketching in watercolor. The
    sounds, smells, sights, and
    people you come across will
    remain fresh in your mind as
    you look over the work you
    have done on site. There is no
    better way to relive your
    memories than a well used
    sketchbook. Iain Stewart is a
    signature member of the
    National Watercolor Society.



 

Chinmaya Panda

Portrait and Figure

Bend, OR
watercolor - studio
Live Models- clothed and nude

all levels welcome
August 19 - 23, 2019
$695




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    Are you ready for an intensive
    five-day workshop? Chinmaya
    Panda will teach you the
    fundamentals of drawing and
    values, you will learn how to
    identify shapes, about edges
    and edge control, how to see
    with artist's eyes and much
    more. We will be working
    with live male and female
    models, clothed and nude.
    Chinmaya will demonstrate
    each morning followed by one-
    on-one assistance, personal
    critiques and group critiques
    to help you grow throughout
    the workshop. His work has
    been featured in The Art of
    Watercolour, France and
    Informed Collector: Fine Art
    Views, USA.

     

Michael Reardon

Watercolor Techniques


Bend, OR
watercolor - studio



all levels welcome
some experience helpful
August 26-29, 2019
$595




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    Technique is everything and
    Michael Reardon will help you
    explore many ways to
    strengthen your skills in
    landscape and cityscape
    watercolor painting. You will
    learn how to create a strong
    composition, use value to
    invoke a sense of light and
    manipulate color for a full
    expressive effect. Join us for
    this 4-day workshop and go
    home with an abundance of
    techniques to use the rest of
    your life. Michael is the
    Author of Painting Light and
    Color in Landscapes and
    Cityscapes, from North Light
    Books and has three
    instructional DVD’s.


 



David Taylor

"Moving Forward and Capturing the
Moment"

Santa Barbara, CA
watercolor - plein air

intermediate to advanced
September 9 - 13, 2019
$795


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    Capture the fleeting moments!
    David will show you the best
    way to tackle painting the
    rugged coastline, the sea with
    its character, the calm waters
    and boats in the beautiful
    harbor, and street scenes
    along the harbor and about the
    city offering movement,
    color, and atmosphere. He will
    encourage your creativity and
    individuality and give you
    insight into portraying the
    subject in simple terms,
    helping you get fresh,
    spontaneous results. David is
    the coauthor of Solving
    Mysteries in Watercolor with
    Ron Ranson.  His work has
    been featured in the
    International Artist Magazine.

 
Karlyn Holman

"Watercolor Fun and Free"

19-Days, 9 Countries,
Transatlantic Cruise
watercolor plus, studio workshop

all levels of painters and non
painting companions are welcome

11  Ports of Call Onboard the
Norwegian Getaway
October 20 - November 8, 2019
$695 (cruise is separate)


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    Join us for a travel and
    painting adventure of a
    lifetime. Karlyn Holman and
    Art in the Mountains invite
    you to join us on this 19-day
    art adventure from
    Copenhagen, Denmark to
    New Orleans.  Karlyn will
    provide instruction,
    demonstrations, individual
    help and critiques on the 6
    days at sea so you can enjoy
    your off-ship excursions with
    your companion(s).  No on
    location painting experience is
    necessary. Karlyn will teach
    En Plein Air techniques, as
    well as fun and free
    approaches to watercolor.  
    Enjoy travel adventures with
    other artists without hauling
    all kinds of equipment. We
    will paint in the comfort of the
    ship and use our "off of the
    ship time" to gather photos
    and just have fun. Karlyn has
    taught more than seventy-five
    International workshops and
    feels that painting and travel
    are valuable learning
    experiences.