General Workshop Information

Participants with all levels of painting and artistic experiences are welcome. Please contact the gallery for information or to request a reservation form (you may also download a PDF reservation form). A reservation form must be completed to assure proper registration. We encourage early registration as space is limited. A supply list will be provided.

Pre-registration is required for all workshops along with a $100 deposit.

2017 Workshop Schedule
May
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | May 30 - Jun 1 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. All Levels Welcome

June
First Time Students With Andrew Braitman with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jun 6 - Jun 8 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

(First time participants with Andrew Braitman) Oil Painting or Acrylic - (acrylic paint is much more difficult to use unless you are very comfortable using a lot of paint and have worked in acrylic for a number of years.) Andrew will teach painting a landscape using photographs as a reference. You will learn what makes a good landscape painting and he will teach how to adapt your photo references to create a painting not merely copying your photograph. In this workshop, we will explore Value, Color Relationships, Brushstroke, and Eye Movement. “In this and all my workshops I will gladly critique your ongoing paintings and help you improve upon any painting and/or paintings that you bring to class for help.” Limited to 8 participants

Rolling Along With Matisse And Cezanne - A Contemporary Approach To Landscape with Kate Worm

Watercolor And Gouache | Jun 13 - Jun 15 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Using images of landscape paintings by famous painters such as Matisse and Cezanne, students will interpret the Masters’ compositions and use of color with watercolor and gouache. The approach is contemporary using rollers, eyedroppers and scrapers to layer paint building up color and texture. Composition and drawing will be emphasized as well. Some experience in painting will be helpful, but all levels are welcome. Limited to 8 participants.

Painting With Joy And Skill with Helen Farson

Oil | Jun 20 - Jun 22 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $325 | 7 participants

Helen Farson is a contemporary impressionist artist, with a passion for painting and for teaching. She has studied with many renowned artists, including Connie Winters, Alice Williams, CW Mundy, Quang Ho and others. She is always reaching and exploring in her own painting journey and shares freely with others in her inspiring classes. This workshop will focus on fundamentals of painting, including composition, value, color, edges and paint manipulation. But we will not forget to add feeling, intuition and JOY, bringing individual personality and vision to the canvas. There will be demos, quick studies, exercises to loosen you up and to bring spontaneity and energy to your work. The workshop will begin with still life, as painting from life gives you power! Then we will explore painting from photos ~landscapes, cityscapes, etc. We’ll discuss how to choose good photos for painting and how to simplify. Come prepared to learn and have some fun, too, as we dance the line between Joy and Skill in our paintings. It takes both! Limited to 7 participants

Drawing Introduction, With Optional Color Notes with Mary Dobbin

Watercolor, Gouache Or Acrylic | Jun 27 - Jun 29 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants

Have you always wanted to learn to draw or improve your confidence in drawing? In this workshop you will learn to see and draw in the artist’s way through delightful exercises that train you to really see what you are drawing. We will work on still life objects such as fruits or vegetables, and the human face. Color work in watercolor or opaque watercolor (gouache) will be introduced. The workshop will be supportive to all levels of students! Mary Dobbin has her MFA in Painting from Pratt Institute in New York, and has recently studied figurative watercolor at The Art Students League in New York. She is currently teaching Painting at Caldwell Community College. Limited to 8 participants. (All levels Welcome)

July
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Jul 5 - Jul 7 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Note that this class is on Wednesday – Friday because of the 4th of July Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. Limited to 8 participants. (All Levels Welcome)

Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil/Cold Wax | Jul 11 - Jul 13 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun!! Limited to 8 participants. (Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome)

Landscape Painting For Beginners - Plein Air 101 with Dottie T Leatherwood

Oil | Jul 18 - Jul 20 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants

Intimidated by painting outdoors from life? Want to learn to paint plein air but don’t know where to start? Looking for a no-pressure, fun way to get started? Then this workshop is for you! Join me as we paint on location in beautiful Banner Elk just steps away from Carlton Gallery. We will paint on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am - 5pm. On Thursday morning, join me in the studio as we talk about how to use our studies to paint larger studio paintings. I believe to really understand the landscape you have to paint from life. This workshop will focus on composition and design, simplifying shapes, getting our values right and really seeing color. We will work on capturing the light in the landscape and loosening up our brushstrokes. Come join me “en plein air” and see all the fun you’ve been missing! Limited to 8 participants

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jul 25 - Jul 27 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

(Participants who have had Andy before or advanced students) Part 1 - Oil Painting with Andrew Braitman - “Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More” In this workshop, the methods used to create the illusion that the observer is invited into the canvas instead of merely looking at the canvas will be utilized. We will go over eye movement, Value, and its relationship to color. We will also explore the varied uses of trees in the landscape. Included: as back ground to establish depth, as a dark to hold the subject, as pattern and interest, as detail for use with light and shadow, as well as the tree as a subject. “In this and all my workshops I will gladly critique your ongoing paintings and help you improve upon any painting and/or paintings that you bring to class for help.” (Intermediate – Advanced) We are starting a waiting list for this class.

August
Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil | Aug 1 - Aug 3 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. Limited to 8 participants. Any subject matter – from your Photographs… (Acrylics okay - all levels welcome)

Watercolor - Landscape, Streams And Rural Scenes with Freeman Beard

Watercolor | Aug 8 - Aug 10 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

From start to finish enjoy painting local scenes from photographs as you learn how to use watercolor to capture the beauty of the mountains, streams and beyond. His beautiful watercolors project the color, mood and truth of the subject. Freeman Beard studied at the Ringling School of Art and Design in FL, is a winner of many awards and a signature member of the NC Watercolor Society. His artwork is exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the southeast. Limited to 8 participants - (Beginners Welcome!)

Basics Of Oil Painting with Connie Winters

Oil | Aug 15 - Aug 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $385 | 7 participants

Connie Winters has become a very popular and sought after teacher of oil painting. Although her works are impressionistic, her method of teaching can be used for any style. She is one of the few instructors who teach real basics of getting the paint from the pallet to the canvas. There will be a demonstration each morning to show how a painting evolves from beginning to almost finish. The first day usually starts with a still life to promote the importance of working from life and how to go about it. Connie likes to demonstrate painting an interior, and a landscape to show that the same steps can be applied to any situation. Color, composition, value, drawing and many useful pointers will be touched on. The whole spectrum of utensils, canvases, mediums, etc. will be discussed. Connie is open to all questions during the workshop, is patient, thorough and consistent. Limited to 7 participants (All Levels welcome)

Masters Class - Mixed Media Collage with Vae Hamilton

Acrylic - Mixed Media | Aug 22 - Aug 24 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 7 participants

Masters Class - Paint more, make mistakes, loosen up and find your own way. Explore innovative techniques including multiple image transfers, integrating new art materials, composition, color and value in painting with water media. This class consists of more painting, problem solving and moving to the next level of creativity. Bring some of your work that just didn’t quite “make it”. Everyone has them! Negative painting, elements and principles of design - unity, harmony and balance will be explored in the exciting Masters Class! Limited to 7 participants

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Aug 29 - Aug 31 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants

Participants who have had Andy before or advanced students) Part 2 - Oil Painting with Andrew Braitman - “Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More” In this workshop, a refresher to add to your memory about the methods used to create the illusion and eye movement, value, and its relationship to color. We will also expand on the varied uses of trees in the landscape. But in this workshop we will mostly explore the way to use paint as the subject of a landscape. We will learn palette techniques to create vibrant color relationships and the value of a layered approach to painting. “In this and all my workshops I will gladly critique your ongoing paintings and help you improve upon any painting and/or paintings that you bring to class for help.” (Intermediate – Advanced) Limited to 8 participants

September
Heartfelt Art Expressions - Art Is A Prayer with Toni Carlton

Acrylic - Mixed Media | Sep 12 - Sep 14 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $270 | 8 participants

Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit as your artwork becomes an inspiring prayer -Trusting your own inner guidance and intuition through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement and art making – Using the written word as a prompt to express art creations with multiple translucent layers, mixed media, acrylic gel mediums and various textured fabrics and papers to explore “Art as a Prayer”. Limited to 8 participants – most materials provided – Acrylic Painting - Mixed Media Collage and more - Expressive Arts All Levels Welcome

Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oils | Sep 26 - Sep 28 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. Limited to 8 participants Any subject matter – from your Photographs… (Acrylics okay - all levels welcome)

October
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Oct 3 - Oct 5 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. Limited to 8 participants (all levels welcome)

Paint Your Favorite Pets Or Animals with Gina Strumpf

Oils | Oct 10 - Oct 12 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants

"Love Those Puppy-dog Eyes?" Capturing your Pet (whatever it may be) in a lasting oil painting with step by step instruction with nationally recognized artist, Gina Strumpf. She will start with a demo each morning, then offering guidance as you work from your own photos of your favorite pet or pets! Gina will have photos to work from as well if you just are looking to develop skills. Limited to 8 participants (Acrylics OK)

New Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil - Cold Wax | Oct 17 - Oct 19 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun! Limited to 8 participants (Skill Level: Beginner- Intermediate Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome)


2016 Workshop Schedule
May
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | May 31 - Jun 2 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. All levels welcome.

June
Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jun 7 - Jun 9 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

(First time participants with Andy) Oil Painting or Acrylic with Andrew Braitman “Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More” Using the Quiller Color Wheel to create a variety of exciting palettes. Andy will go over the difference between making a piece of art using paint vs. painting a picture. You may use any paint you wish (acrylic paint is much more difficult to use unless you are very comfortable using a lot of paint and have worked in acrylic for a number of years.) He will go over the structural and rhythmic basics needed to create a good painting and touch on his theories about color and surface particularly as this relates to the contemporary landscape. Please call to be put on the waiting list for this class if interested.

Summer Still Life Painting - A Contemporary Approach with Mary Dobbin

Oil | Jun 14 - Jun 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 7 participants

Oil Painting-Still Life – (Acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Summer Still Life Painting, with a focus on values and color harmony. Each session will begin with thumbnail and value sketches of a still life set up of summer fruits and plant life. This will encourage better compositions. Painters may work on any part of the set up, and may also bring their own objects to the mix. Participants will explore color mixing tints and shades, palette arrangements along with different options for under painting. Discussions will include: values, highlights and shadows and the class will explore the abstract elements of composition while enhancing their paintings with daring confidence.

Landscape Into Abstraction with Mike Grady

Water Media | Jun 21 - Jun 23 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 7 participants

Participants looking for the essence of the landscape that exists beyond its mere representation will explore the sensory experience in nature, with a short walk outdoors. Returning to the gallery, participants will recall the sensory experience of sun and air and the visual richness and vastness of the mountain landscape. A variety of painting tools, concepts and techniques will be introduced in an effort to reach the essence of the landscape. Exploration of boundaries between representational and abstract approaches of the landscape allows the discovery of a primary point of inspiration for authentic personal expression. (moderately experienced painters) any water media welcome – acrylic, watercolor, ink…. No oils please)

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jun 28 - Jun 30 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

(Intermediate – Advanced) (Participants who have had Andy before or advanced students) Part 1 - Oil Painting “Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More” For established artists interested in loosening up. In this workshop Andy will emphasize his theories of order and chaos in oil painting and participants will create images employing these ideas along with troubleshooting current work.

July
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Jul 5 - Jul 7 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. (all levels welcome)

Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil - Cold Wax | Jul 12 - Jul 14 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

(Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate. Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome) Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun!!(includes wax and other supplies)

Painting The Landscape And Architecture with Kevin Beck

Oil Or Pastel | Jul 19 - Jul 21 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

For beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings using Photographic References” – Kevin is one of the Southeast’s most collected artists. He is celebrated for his vibrant paintings that resonate with the soul of the landscape. He creates in both pastel and oil in plein air and the studio. Though he teaches only a limited number of workshops a year, he’s known for his articulate and generous instruction, as well as the humor and equanimity he brings to the classroom. Kevin’s work and approach to painting is the subject of an article in the Feb/March 2015 addition of Plein Air Magazine.

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jul 26 - Jul 28 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants

Part 2 Oil Painting(Intermediate – Advanced) (Participants who have had Andy before or advanced students) - “Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More” For established artists interested in loosening up. In this workshop Andy will emphasize his theories of order and chaos in oil painting and participants will create images employing these ideas along with troubleshooting current work.

August
Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil | Aug 2 - Aug 4 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Any subject matter – from your Photographs… (Acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas.

Watercolor - Landscape, Streams And Rural Scenes with Freeman Beard

Watercolor | Aug 9 - Aug 11 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 7 participants

Beginners welcome! From start to finish enjoy painting local scenes from photographs as you learn how to use watercolor to capture the beauty of the mountains, streams and beyond. His beautiful watercolors project the color, mood and truth of the subject. Freeman Beard studied at the Ringling School of Art and Design in FL, is a winner of many awards and a signature member of the NC Watercolor Society. His artwork is exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the southeast.

Basics Of Oil Painting with Connie Winters

Oil | Aug 16 - Aug 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $385 | 8 participants

All Levels welcome Connie Winters has become a very popular and sought after teacher of oil painting. Although her works are impressionistic, her method of teaching can be used for any style. She is one of the few instructors who teach real basics of getting the paint from the pallet to the canvas. There will be a demonstration each morning to show how a painting evolves from beginning to almost finish. The first day usually starts with a still life to promote the importance of working from life and how to go about it. Connie likes to demonstrate painting an interior, and a landscape to show that the same steps can be applied to any situation. Color, composition, value, drawing and many useful pointers will be touched on. The whole spectrum of utensils, canvases, mediums, etc. will be discussed. Connie is open to all questions during the workshop, is patient, thorough and consistent.

Masters Class with Vae Hamilton

Mixed Media Collage | Aug 23 - Aug 25 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 7 participants

(intermediate to advanced) Masters Class - Paint more, make mistakes, loosen up and find your own way. Explore innovative techniques including multiple image transfers, integrating new art materials, composition, color and value in painting with water media. This class consists of more painting, problem solving and moving to the next level of creativity. Bring some of your work that just didn’t quite “make it”. Everyone has them! Negative painting, elements and principles of design - unity, harmony and balance will be explored in the exciting Masters Class!

Collaboration With Kichung Lizee - Calligraphy - Centering - Connecting with Toni Carlton

Ink And Water Media | Aug 30 - Sep 1 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

“Calligraphy - Centering - Connecting” Collaboration with Kichung Lizee and Toni Carlton. Kichung Lizee, a Korean born American artist, Buddhist Priestess, world traveler and Toni Carlton, native to NC with Cherokee ancestors will present this eastern and western blending of modalities. . Both artists devote time and talent to fostering peace and human kindness with a connection to both Native American traditions, as well as Eastern philosophies. This workshop will unite inward and outward expressions using brushwork, colors, free flowing lines and movement. Mornings will incorporate tai chi, calmness and serenity, meditation and inward brushwork strokes while afternoons will encompass explosive outward synergy. This workshop offers a unique opportunity for the participants to integrate mindfulness with creative expression. – some materials provided – (material fee for calligraphy supplies optional)all levels welcome

September
Heartfelt Art Expressions - Art Is A Prayer with Toni Carlton

Mixed Media - Acrylic | Sep 20 - Sep 22 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants

(beginners welcome) Acrylic Painting - Mixed Media Collage and more - Expressive Arts Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit as your artwork becomes an inspiring prayer -Trusting your own inner guidance and intuition through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement and art making – Using the written word as a prompt to express art creations with multiple translucent layers, mixed media, acrylic gel mediums and various textured fabrics and papers to explore “Art as a Prayer”. most materials provided

Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil | Sep 27 - Sep 29 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Oil painting - any subject matter – from your Photographs… (acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas.

October
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Oct 4 - Oct 6 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

(all levels welcome) Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity.

New Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil - Cold Wax Medium | Oct 11 - Oct 13 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

(includes wax and other supplies) (Skill Level: Beginner- Intermediate Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome) Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun!!


2015 Workshop Schedule
June
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Jun 2 - Jun 4 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. All levels welcome.

Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil - Cold Wax | Jun 9 - Jun 11 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 7 participants

(Skill Level: Beginner- Intermediate Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome)–$395 (includes wax and other supplies) Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun!!

Landscapes/ Cityscapes And More” Acrylic Or Oil with Gina Strumpf

Acrylic Or Oil | Jun 16 - Jun 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Join Gina Strumpf, Certified GOLDEN Artist Educator for a fun filled, instructional three day workshop. Using photos as a reference, students can use oil or acrylic to create inspiring artwork. Gina will be demonstrating and educating with multiple GOLDEN products including acrylics, gel mediums, paste, oils and much more. Participants will have the opportunity to sample Golden products during her workshop. Gina is best known for her "Rainy Day City Scapes and Figures". She will do a morning demonstration each day. All Levels Welcome.

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Acrilic Or Oil | Jun 23 - Jun 25 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

First time participants with Andy Braitman! Oil or Acrylic Painting Using the Quiller Color Wheel to create a variety of exciting palettes. Andy Braitman’s emphasis is on teaching control of the painting palette. He wants students to minimize their color and to maximize their color potential by learning methods of controlling color and mixing paint on the artist’s palette. Students will explore the principals which make a painting work. Andy works individually with each student depending on their specific skill level. Waiting list available - call 828 963 4288 Limited to 8 participants

Oil Painting And Much More Part 1 with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jun 30 - Jul 2 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

This workshop is for intermediate to advanced painters only - participants who have had Andy before. For more information about Andrew Braitman's workshops call the gallery at 828 963 4288. We have a waiting list for this class.

July
Landscape Into Abstraction with Mike Grady

Any Water Media Welcome – Acrylic, Watercolor, Ink | Jul 7 - Jul 9 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 7 participants

Participants looking for the essence of the landscape that exists beyond its mere representation will explore the sensory experience in nature, with a short walk outdoors. Returning to the gallery, participants will recall the sensory experience of sun and air and the visual richness and vastness of the mountain landscape. A variety of painting tools, concepts and techniques will be introduced in an effort to reach the essence of the landscape. Exploration of boundaries between representational and abstract approaches of the landscape allows the discovery of a primary point of inspiration for authentic personal expression Skill Level: moderately experienced painters

Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil Or Acrylic | Jul 14 - Jul 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. All levels welcome

Painting The Landscape And Architecture with Kevin Beck

Pastels Or Oils | Jul 21 - Jul 23 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Pastels or Oils for beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings using Photographic References” – Kevin is one of the Southeast’s most collected artists. He is celebrated for his vibrant paintings that resonate with the soul of the landscape. He creates in both pastel and oil in plein air and the studio. Though he teaches only a limited number of workshops a year, he’s known for his articulate and generous instruction, as well as the humor and equanimity he brings to the classroom. Kevin’s work and approach to painting is the subject of an article in the Feb/March 2015 addition of Plein Air Magazine. All levels welcome - $315

Oil Painting And Much More Part 2 with Andrew Braitman

Oil | Jul 28 - Jul 30 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

This workshop is for advanced painters only - participants who have had Andy before. For more information about Andrew Braitman's workshops call the gallery at 828 963 4288. We have a waiting list for this class. $395

August
Impressionistic Landscapes In Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Aug 4 - Aug 6 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes, cityscapes, florals and pastoral or garden scenes. Bold, bright and random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Enjoy Egi’s sense of humor and Italian playfulness as he encourages you to loosen up and heighten your creativity. All levels welcome.

Landscape, Streams And Rural Scenes with Freeman Beard

Wtercolor | Aug 11 - Aug 13 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

From start to finish enjoy painting local scenes from photographs as you learn how to use watercolor to capture the beauty of the mountains, streams and beyond. His beautiful watercolors project the color, mood and truth of the subject. Freeman Beard studied at the Ringling School of Art and Design in FL, is a winner of many awards and a signature member of the NC Watercolor Society. His artwork is exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the southeast. Beginners welcome - and all levels

Basics Of Oil Painting with Connie Winters

Oil | Aug 18 - Aug 20 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Connie Winters has become a very popular and sought after teacher of oil painting. Although her works are impressionistic, her method of teaching can be used for any style. She is one of the few instructors who teach real basics of getting the paint from the pallet to the canvas. There will be a demonstration each morning to show how a painting evolves from beginning to almost finish. The first day usually starts with a still life to promote the importance of working from life and how to go about it. Connie likes to demonstrate painting an interior, and a landscape to show that the same steps can be applied to any situation. Color, composition, value, drawing and many useful pointers will be touched on. The whole spectrum of utensils, canvases, mediums, etc. will be discussed. Connie is open to all questions during the workshop, is patient, thorough and consistent. All levels welcome.

Masters Class In Mixed Media Collage And Acrylic Painting with Vae Hamilton

Acrylic - Mixed Media | Aug 25 - Aug 27 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 7 participants

Masters Class - Paint more, make mistakes, loosen up and find your own way. This class consists of more painting, problem solving and moving to the next level of creativity. Bring some of your work that just didn’t quite “make it”. Everyone has them! Negative painting, elements and principles of design and color will be explored in the exciting Masters Class! intermediate to advanced levels

September
Heartfelt Art Expressions - Art Is A Prayer with Toni Carlton

Acrylic - Mixed Media Collage | Sep 15 - Sep 17 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 7 participants

Through Expressive Arts Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit as your artwork becomes an inspiring prayer -Trusting your own inner guidance and intuition through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement and art making – Using the written word as a prompt to express art creations with multiple translucent layers, mixed media, acrylic gel mediums and various textured fabrics and papers to explore “Art as a Prayer”.

“Realistic Impressionism In Oils” Part 1 with Egidio Antonaccio

Oils Or Acrylic | Sep 22 - Sep 24 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas.

“Realistic Impressionism In Oils” Part 2 with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil Or Acrylic | Sep 29 - Oct 1 | 12 AM | $315 | 8 participants

Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas.

October
Basketry Workshop with Lynn Shallis

Basketry | Oct 6 - Oct 8 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants

Come learn the joy of basket weaving. Nothing feels quite as good than creating something with your own hands. We will be exploring how to use many natural materials such as sea grass, Bac Bac, Abaca, Dracena Draco leaves and cane along with the reed that is commonly used. Also available will be assorted seed pods and beads if you wish to adorn your baskets.

Exploration In Oil/Cold Wax/Mixed Media with Lisa B. Boardwine

Oil And Cold Wax | Oct 13 - Oct 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants

Join us for a 3-Day workshop for an introduction to oil/cold wax and to explore the basics of this new and innovative way to use oil paint. Learn about various materials, surface effects and techniques used to achieve unique finishes. Experiment with non-traditional tools to apply paint and texture. The look of oil & cold wax is similar to an encaustic look but without any of the fumes or heat! This workshop will open new avenues to oil painters, especially with abstract ideas! Get ready to experiment and have some fun!! (includes wax and other supplies) (Skill Level: Beginner- Intermediate Skill with Oils recommended, but all levels welcome)

"Follow Your Intuition” Exploration In Acrylics with Debbie Arnold

Acrylic | Oct 20 - Oct 22 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants

Intuitive painting is the merging of art and spirituality. Through painting you can connect with your own source of creativity. Intuitive painting can be used as a tool of self-discovery, helping you to understand yourself through color and form. It develops your connection with the source of all that is. This leads to deeper trust of your own internal guidance and creativity. The class will primarily use the versatile medium of acrylic, layering transparent colors and textures utilizing many different techniques –sponges, pallet knives, spattering and imprinting along with pouring layers of thinned colors onto canvas. (Most art materials included)


2014 Workshop Schedule
June
Impressionistic Landscapes with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic - Pallette Knife | Jun 3 - Jun 5 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants | Filled

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes. From bold bright random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details

Outdoor Figure Painting with Kate Worm

Watercolor & Gouache | Jun 10 - Jun 12 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $330 | 8 participants

Working with a clothed model both indoors and out, participants will learn Kate’s “no brush” technique of applying watercolor and gouache to paper with printmaking rollers. This contemporary approach to watercolor allows one to create breathtakingly bold paintings.

Basic Training: Loosen Up with Vae Hamilton

Mixed Media - Collage | Jun 17 - Jun 19 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants

Ready for some fun and painting outside the lines? Maybe you’ve finally retired and have always wanted to make art? Now is your chance! This three-day workshop will include the basics in art supplies, media, a little color theory, some history and a lot of experimenting. We will explore transfers, collage and dying our own papers. This workshop will also introduce you to what’s available “out there” as far as materials, opportunities to expand your knowledge and expertise and interact with other artists. (great for teachers’ credit)

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More with Andrew Braitman

Oil Or Acrylic | Jun 24 - Jun 26 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants

(First time participants with Andy! – Part 1) Oil or Acrylic Painting Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and much More Using the Quiller Color Wheel to create a variety of exciting palettes. Limited to 8 participants

July
Landscape Into Abstraction with Mike Grady

Any Media | Jul 1 - Jul 3 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants

Landscape into Abstraction With Michael Grady - (moderately experienced painters) (any painting media welcome) Participants looking for the essence of the landscape that exists beyond its mere representation will explore the sensory experience in nature, with a short hike into the nearby mountains. Returning to the gallery, participants will recall the sensory experience of sun and air and the visual richness and vastness of the mountain landscape. A variety of painting tools, concepts and techniques will be introduced in an effort to reach the essence of the landscape. Exploration of boundaries between representational and abstract approaches of the landscape allows the discovery of a primary point of inspiration for authentic personal expression.

Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes And Much More #2 with Andrew Braitman

Oil Or Acrylic | Jul 8 - Jul 10 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

(Participants who have had Andy before - Part 2) Oil or Acrylic Painting Color Theory, Composition, Brush Strokes and Much More #2 Using the Quiller Color Wheel to create a variety of exciting palettes. Limited to 8 participants

Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oils Or Acrylics | Jul 15 - Jul 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Realistic Impressionism in Oils” with Egi Antonaccio – any subject matter – from your Photographs…(acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. Limited to 8 participants

Painting The Landscape And Architecture with Kevin Beck

Oil Or Pastel | Jul 22 - Jul 24 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Painting the Landscape and Architecture” with Kevin Beck - Pastels or Oils for beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings using Photographic References” – Kevin is one of the Southeast’s most collected artists. He is celebrated for his vibrant paintings that resonate with the soul of the landscape. He creates in both pastel and oil in plein air and the studio. Though he teaches only a limited number of workshops a year, he’s known for his articulate and generous instruction, as well as the humor and equanimity he brings to the classroom. Limited to 8 participants

Impressionistic Landscapes With Pallette Knife with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylic | Jul 29 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Impressionistic Landscapes in Acrylic Using Palette Knives” with Egi Antonaccio - Experience color and the music of life through landscapes. From bold bright random blotches of color (like playing in kindergarten) to amazing layers of acrylic paint defining texture on the canvas embodies impressionistic details. Limited to 8 participants

August
Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oils Or Acrylics | Aug 5 - Aug 7 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Realistic Impressionism in Oils” with Egi Antonaccio – any subject matter – from your Photographs…(acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. … Limited to 8 participants

Painting The Landscape And Architecture with Kevin Beck

Oil Or Pastels | Aug 12 - Aug 14 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Painting the Landscape and Architecture” with Kevin Beck - Pastels or Oils for beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings using Photographic References” – Kevin is one of the Southeast’s most collected artists. He is celebrated for his vibrant paintings that resonate with the soul of the landscape. He creates in both pastel and oil in plein air and the studio. Though he teaches only a limited number of workshops a year, he’s known for his articulate and generous instruction, as well as the humor and equanimity he brings to the classroom. Limited to 8 participants

Heightened Color And Surface with Andrew Braitman

Acrylic And Oil | Aug 19 - Aug 21 | 10 AM - 4 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

“Heightened Color and Surface” - Advanced - with Andy Braitman - Starting with Acrylic and ending in Oil Composition and Color in the Landscape This workshop is for intermediate to advanced painters only. Artists will need to work in both acrylic and oil palettes and should have a large supply of Matte medium. We will complete 1 exciting painting during this 3 day mixed media workshop. Limited to 8 participants

Masters Class, Phase II with Vae Hamilton

Mixed Media - Painting & Collage | Aug 26 - Aug 28 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants

Masters Class, Phase II (Intermediate to Advanced) with Vae Hamilton - Mixed Media Collage and Painting Masters Class, Phase II, Paint more, make mistakes, loosen up and find your own way. This class consists of more painting, problem solving and moving to the next level of creativity. Bring some of your work that just didn’t quite “make it”. Everyone has them! Negative painting, elements and principles of design and color will be explored in the exciting Masters Class! Limited to 8 participants

September
Heartfelt Art Expressions - Art Is A Prayer with Toni Carlton

Acrylic - Mixed Media | Sep 16 - Sep 18 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $245 | 7 participants

“Heartfelt Art Expressions - Art is a Prayer” with Toni Carlton - Painting - Mixed Media Collage and more - Expressive Arts Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit as your artwork becomes an inspiring prayer - Trusting your own inner guidance and intuition through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement and art making – limited to 7 participants – most materials provided

October
Realistic Impressionism In Oils with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil Or Acrylic | Oct 7 - Oct 9 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

“Realistic Impressionism in Oils” with Egi Antonaccio – any subject matter – from your Photographs…(acrylics okay - all levels welcome) Egi is known for realistic impressionism whose paintings express his love of nature. The misty atmosphere and the sun often plays a great part in his paintings, casting shadows on the paths and mountains depicting different times of the day. His technique is light, delicate and gentle with romantic themes in these realistic impressionist paintings, while each painting evokes feelings of strength, grace and wonderment. Participants will explore the intriguing techniques to capture the essence of nature on canvas. … Limited to 8 participants

Basics Of Oil Painting 3 Day Workshop with Connie Winters

Oil | Oct 14 - Oct 16 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $315 | 8 participants

Connie Winters has become a very popular and sought after teacher of oil painting. Although her works are impressionistic, her method of teaching can be used for any style. She is one of the few instructors who teach real basics of getting the paint from the pallet to the canvas. There will be a demonstration each morning to show how a painting evolves from beginning to almost finish. The first day usually starts with a still life to promote the importance of working from life and how to go about it. Connie likes to demonstrate painting an interior, and a landscape to show that the same steps can be applied to any situation. Color, composition, value, drawing and many useful pointers will be touched on. The whole spectrum of utensils, canvases, mediums, etc. will be discussed. Connie is open to all questions during the workshop, is patient, thorough and consistent.


2013 Workshop Schedule
May
Follow Your Intuition with Debbie Arnold

Acrylics | May 11 - May 12 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $145 | 8 participants | Filled

Intuitive painting is the merging of art and spirituality. Through painting you can connect with your own source of creativity. Intuitive painting can be used as a tool of self-discovery, helping you to understand yourself through color and form. It develops your connection with the source of all that is. This leads to deeper trust of your own internal guidance and creativity. The class will primarily use the versatile medium of acrylic, layering transparent colors and textures utilizing many different techniques—sponges, pallet knives, spattering and imprinting along with pouring layers of thinned colors onto canvas.

Explore, Experience, and Express with Toni Carlton

Mixed Media Collage | May 15 - May 17 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $225 | 7 participants | Filled

Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit - trusting your own inner guidance - through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement, and art.

June
Impressionistic Landscapes in Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylics | Jun 4 - Jun 6 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes.

Painting the Landscape and Architecture with Kevin Beck

Pastels or Oils | Jun 11 - Jun 14 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

For beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings usuing photographic references.

The Basics and Beyond with Vae Hamilton

Water-based paints and collage | Jun 18 - Jun 20 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants | Filled

Create, recycle, and combine media as you explore new dimensions and freedom in your artwork emphasizing new and experimental ways of painting with water-based paints and collage.

Oil or Acrylic Painting with Andrew Braitman

Acrylic or Oil | Jun 25 - Jun 27 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

This workshop will cover color theory, composition, brush strokes, and much more. We will be using the Quiller Color Wheel to create a variety of exciting palettes. While it is intended for all levels, the more advanced you are as a painter, the more you will benefit.

Watercolor with Freeman Beard

Water-based paints and collage | Jun 29 - Jun 30 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $195 | 8 participants | Filled

Working from photographs, create mood, depth, design, and color in landscapes, seascapes, and more with Freeman Beard, a member of the NC Watercolor Society.

July
Summer Still Life Painting with Mary Dobbin

Oils | Jul 2 - Jul 3 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $155 | 8 participants | Filled

A contemporary approach including discussion of values, highlights, and shadows, and the class will explore the abstract elements of composition while enhancing their paintings with daring confidence.

Heightened Color and Surface with Andrew Braitman

Acrylic and Oil | Jul 9 - Jul 11 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

The workshop will cover composition and color in the landscape and is for intermediate to advanced painters only. The artist will need to work in both acrylic and oil palletes and should have a large supply of matte medium. We will complete one exciting painting during this three-day mixed media workshop, starting with acrylic and ending in oil..

Creative Oil Paintings with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil | Jul 16 - Jul 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

Any subject matter - from photographs.

Ink, Brush, and Paper with Mike Grady

Acrylic and Ink | Jul 19 - Jul 21 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $275 | 8 participants | Filled

Cross-cultural approaches to painting from nature - seeing things from an East-West perspective

Painting the Landscape and Architecture with Kevin Beck

Pastels or Oils | Jul 23 - Jul 25 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

For beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings usuing photographic references

Impressionistic Landscapes in Acrylic Using Palette Knives with Egidio Antonaccio

Acrylics | Jul 30 - Aug 1 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

Experience color and the music of life through landscapes

August
Watercolor-Gouache Figure Painting with Kate Worm

Watercolor and Gouache | Aug 6 - Aug 8 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $325 | 6 participants | Filled

Working with an unclothed model, Kate will emphasize composition, color, and good drawing as it relates to painting

Creative Oil Paintings From Photographs with Egidio Antonaccio

Oil | Aug 13 - Aug 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

Any subject matter - from photographs.

Heightened Color and Surface with Andrew Braitman

Oils | Aug 20 - Aug 22 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $395 | 8 participants | Filled

Composition and Color in the Landscape. This workshop is for intermediate to advanced painters only. Artists will need to work in both acrylic and oil palettes and should have a large supply of matte medium. We will complete one exciting painting during this three day mixed media workshop.

Innovation, Motivation and More with Vae Hamilton

Mixed Media Collage | Aug 27 - Aug 29 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants | Filled

All levels. Explore cutting-edge techniques including image transfers, new products on the market and the basics of composition, color, and value in painting with water media.

September
Explore, Experience, and Express with Toni Carlton

Mixed Media Collage | Sep 17 - Sep 19 | 11 AM - 5 PM | $225 | 7 participants | Filled

Explore and express your passion, joy, love and connection to spirit - trusting your own inner guidance - through journaling, vocal healing sounds, meditations, movement, and art.

Keeping it Loose, Lively, and Fresh with Helen Farson

Oils | Sep 24 - Sep 26 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $295 | 8 participants | Filled

European landscapes, florals, still life, and more. Emphasis will be on simplifying shapes, getting values right, color temperature and loose brushwork.

October
Approaching Realism with Egidio Antonaccio

Oils or Acrylic | Oct 1 - Oct 3 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

Painting from photographs - various subject matter.

Innovation, Motivation and More with Vae Hamilton

Mixed Media Collage | Oct 8 - Oct 10 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $255 | 8 participants | Filled

All levels. Explore cutting-edge techniques including image transfers, new products on the market and the basics of composition, color, and value in painting with water media.

Painting the Landscape and Architecture with Kevin Beck

Pastels or Oils | Oct 15 - Oct 17 | 10 AM - 5 PM | $305 | 8 participants | Filled

For beginners or advanced painters interested in learning the fundamentals of creating spontaneous fresh landscape paintings usuing photographic references