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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Mary Whyte

Portrait, Figure and Landscape


7-Day Sorrento, Italy
watercolor - studio and plein air
4 painting days



all level painters and companions
welcome - live model fee included

March 21 - 28









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    Picture yourself painting and
    touring with internationally
    acclaimed watercolorist,
    Mary Whyte. Mary will
    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.  Enjoy lots of
    painting action, one-on-one
    instruction, wonderful meals
    and wine, and Italian
    activities! Come, explore the
    Almalfi Coast, visit Capri,
    take in local museums 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. 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


Miami, FL
watercolor - plein air

intermediate to advanced outdoor
painters

April 3 - 5 and/or April 7 -9







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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

The Importance of Tone



Bend, OR
Oil - plein air and studio


all levels welcome

June 15 - 19





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    Come join a week of
    exploring the beauty of color
    in oils. Designed for all levels
    of experience in oils, this is
    an exciting and informative
    workshop helping you to
    train your eye in the
    discipline of observation.
    There will be demonstrations
    each day based on the solid
    fundamental approach
    championed by the
    impressionists and realists.
    We will explore landscapes,
    streetscapes and
    waterscapes. Herman's
    works are featured in the
    books Australian
    Impressionists and Realist
    Artists and 3 others.
    Herman's workshops are in
    high demand Australia wide
    and internationally. Early
    enrollment is encouraged..
 



Herman Pekel

Be Brave and Have Fun


Bend, OR
watercolor - studio and plein air


all levels welcome

June 22 - 26





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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.
    .
 

David Lobenberg

On-The-Go
Ink and Wash Sketching



Bend, OR
watercolor - plein air


all levels welcome

June 29 - July 3




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    Preserve your memories in a
    reminiscent and unparalleled
    way. A photograph is
    evidence of your visit, but a
    sketch of the same will bring
    back the feeling of the day,
    the smell of the local cafe
    and the feel of the culture.
    David Lobenberg will teach
    the six universal skill sets of
    drawing, as well as, critical
    compositional, color, and
    value strategies. 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 to name a few.
 
Amanda Hyatt

Maximum Impact with Minimum
Brushwork



Bend, OR
studio and plein air- watercolor

Intermediate to Advanced

July 5 - 8 and/or
July 9 - 12




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    Learn how to paint 'alla
    Prima, realist, impressionist,
    tonal watercolor's with
    Amanda Hyatt. Come put on
    the paint with confidence
    and without deliberation. Her
    subject matter will include
    landscapes, seascapes, street
    scenes, still life, figurative
    work and en plein air work.
    By the end of the course you
    should be exhilarated, having
    experienced a 'no rules, only
    handy hints'  method to
    tackling watercolor in a
    fresh, loose and new
    exciting way. Be prepared to
    experience freedom and
    renewed motivation with
    your art. . Amanda has
    numerous DVDs and is
    author of  Watercolour:
    Tonal Impressionism.
 



Fealing Lin

Mixed Subject Matter



Bend, OR
watercolor - studio


levels welcome


July 13 - 17




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    Learn how light affects the
    temperature of colors and
    values, as well as how to use
    the transparency of
    watercolor to allow the glow
    of the paper to shine
    through. Fealing Lin will
    teach you to combine
    impressionistic brushstrokes
    and semi-abstract techniques
    to elicit life and movement in
    your paintings. She will help
    you relax and enjoy the
    process as you discover the
    spontaneity of watercolor.
    Fealing's techniques are fun
    and challenging; the
    possibility of compositions
    and expressions are
    unlimited. She is a signature
    member of the NWS,
    TWSA, Watercolor West,
    and many others..

 



Mary Whyte

Portrait and Figure

Bend, OR
watercolor - studio
Live Models- clothed


all levels welcome
July 20 - 22




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    Join Mary Whyte for an
    extraordinary workshop in
    watercolor in Bend, OR.
    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.
     
Liz Walker

Suminagashi Marbling:  From
Patterned Paper to Finished
Painting

Bend, OR
Watermedia & Collage - Studio

all levels welcome
July 23 - 25




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    Explore this fascinating
    Japanese paper marbling
    technique using water-based
    boku. The name suminagashi
    literally means spilled ink.
    Liz will teach you to create
    intricate, patterned rice
    papers using this ancient
    method and then learn how
    to use these papers to build
    gorgeous layered collages
    and finished paintings using
    acrylic paints. Liz will
    provide students with
    examples, suggestions, and
    plenty of feedback in this
    one-of-a-kind workshop. No
    prior marbling experience
    needed, but participants
    should have basic acrylic
    painting skills. Liz’s work
    has been published in
    Watercolor Artist Magazine,
    Artist’s Magazine, and 2
    North Light publications.
     



Joan Fullerton

Intuitive Explorations with Acrylic
and Collage

Bend, OR
studio


all levels welcome
July 27 - 31




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    Come discover your own
    unique artistic voice with
    Joan Fullerton.  Learn how
    to coax hints of reality from
    an abstract background,
    how to control values and
    colors for emotional
    emphasis, and how to
    suggest rather than delineate.
    Come explore working
    intuitively, responding to
    what shows up, working in
    a series, and utilizing neutrals
    for more ethereal abstracts!
    Unconventional methods of
    instruction will open new
    avenues of creativity and
    encourage genuine
    expression. Join us for
    inspiring demonstrations,
    lectures, encouragement and
    practice. Joan's work has
    been in galleries, juried
    shows and museums since
    the early 70’s..
 


Karlyn Holman

Watercolor Fun and Free


Bend, OR
watercolor plus- studio


all levels welcome


August 3 - 7




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Kathleen Conover


Title


Bend, OR
Watermedia - studio


level


August 10 - 14




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David Taylor

Title


Oregon Coast
Watercolor - plein air



Intermediate to advanced



August 24 - 28




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David Taylor

Title


Bend, OR
Watercolor - plein air


intermediate to advanced



August 31 - September 4




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