TECHNIQUE: “Watercolor and Nature”
This workshop focuses on the use of watercolor and rendering natural subjects. It for students that want to render what they see or for those interested in creating watercolor paintings that are loosely inspired by nature. Basic watercolor techniques are introduces, demonstrations of techniques and plenty of studio time to explore, smash and enjoy the process of creating with this luscious medium.
THE LANDSCAPE: “Pleine Aire”
This workshop is best offered late in the day and served with wine and aperitifs! This is a basic class for everyone that wants a sampling of observational exercises, basic landscape drawing, intro to watercolors. A relaxing and fun experience aimed to get “One’s Feet Wet” with the experience of painting outside. The wine helps those with concerns or worries about getting started.
DRAWING & PAINTING: “The Flower and the Botanical”
This class is simply satisfying. Flowers, art and time to enjoy both! This is an 8 week series focused on learning to render the flowers and structures of the plant. It works through the introduction observational drawing and basic watercolor techniques. It is for beginners and artists alike.
ILLUSTRATION: “The Children’s Picture Book”
This eight week class is a series of classes that guide you through the process of developing an illustrated children’s book. Concept, book “Dummy”, sample illustrations and even how to find a publisher.
TECHNIQUE: “Pen and Ink”
This workshop focuses on the use of ink to create personal artworks or illustrations for publications. We cover the many uses and traditional techniques used with this “Grand Pappy” of artistic mediums. It started before the printed book, on scrolls, on walls, on papyrus, and still today is can claim attention with boldness and flare. I love INK!
JOURNALING: “Mixing Media”
This workshop is targeted for individuals that want to process their experiences and combine their personal experiences, art, photographs and writing. This is an introduction to a range of mixed media and images. This class is for everyone interested in learning a variety of techniques for combining their words with images, realistic, imaginary or expressive.
Journaling & Healing
This workshop is targeted for individuals that want to process their experiences and combine their personal experiences, art, photographs and writing.This process can help people synthesize issues that are challenging and often unavailable in words. This is an introduction to a range of mixed media and images. This class is for everyone interested in learning a variety of techniques for combining their words with images, realistic, imaginary or just expressive. This is a workshop that requires the group to trust and hold confidences, as many of the images created may be very personal.