Classes

WORKSHOPS

Durango, CO: Small Group WorkshopJune 19-21, 2018
Escalante, UT: Escalante Canyon Festival of the Arts – September 20, 2018
Escalante, UT: Escalante Canyon Festival of the Arts – September 30 – October 1, 2018
Moab, UT: Red Rock Arts Festival – October 4-6, 2018 – SOLD OUT
Durango, CO: Sorrel Sky Gallery – March 15-17, 2019 – Special Price 375.00!

No Fear Oil Painting!

Three keys to unlocking expression and learning to paint without fear!

Day 1: The Beauty in Your Brushes
How to choose your tools and handle them masterfully to bring new energy to your paintings through learning creative brush handling.

Day 2: Seeing Color – Painting Color
How to see and understand the world of color and light. The properties of pigments and pigment choices will be taught using both a limited and expanded palette. Foolproof color mixing and learning the nuances of grays will also be covered.

Day 3: Mastering Edges – The final Touch
Understanding the painting surface and paint application necessary for the higher level skill of edge control. You will learn the how, when and where of edges and how to use them artfully bringing that final sense of freedom and nuance to your paintings.

Plein Air Workshop Supply List – click here

Email the studio to apply for individual or small group workshops.

Small Group Workshops:
One day workshop (3-6 students): $350 per student
Two day workshop (3-6 students): $450 per student
Three day workshop (3-6 students): $550 per student

Group Workshops:
One day workshop (7-12 students): $275 per student
Two day workshop (7-12 students): $375 per student
Three day workshop (7-12 students): $475 per student

Private Workshops:
One day workshop: $550
Two day workshop: $750
Three day workshop: $950

Schedule for plein air workshops: rain or shine
9-11 – lecture and demo
11-12: sack lunch and informal discussion
12-5: painting on location plein air. I will not be painting during the afternoon so I can spend the time giving feedback and individual help.
(optional afternoon schedule 2-7 if we want to do some evening painting)
The workshops will be tailored specifically to help you toward your individual goals or the goals of your group.  You may choose to select topics from the ‘one day intensives’ for your 2 and 3 day workshops or choose additional topics that interest you.

Schedule for studio workshops:
9-11 – lecture and demo
11-12: lunch provided at the studio
12-5: guided exercises working on specific core skills.
The workshops will be tailored to help each individual find a path forward to take their painting to the next level.

 

TOPICS: If you or your group want to use your time to focus on a specific topic I’m happy to tailor your workshop to get to the heart of what you’re after. Below are some of the ‘intensives’ available.  If you have a special request not on the list let me know.

CLOUDS AND SKIES
ROCKS
TREES
ATMOSPHERE
PERSPECTIVE
COMPOSITION
COLOR
REFINING BRUSH WORK AND PAINT HANDLING
A GOOD START MEANS A GOOD FINISH: The specific steps to creating a good block and and then taking your painting to finish.

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