Summer 2018: Painting

Paint in the field or study a variety of approaches in the studio. Whether it’s the figure, landscape or abstraction created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, ink, gouache, encaustics or pastels, you’re bound to get that brush moving!

It Starts with a Feeling: Painting Between Place and Memory with Pete Hocking

August 20 - August 24
Monday-Friday, 10-3pm

$400, 5 sessions

Great landscape paintings inspire memory and feeling. They reveal something of the painter’s experience, but also provide opportunities for a viewer to bring memory and emotion into the picture. Direct, spontaneous picture making (painting, drawing, …

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Painting without Fear: A Plein Air Workshop with Mary Giammarino

August 27 - August 30
Monday-Thursday, 2-5pm

$200, 4 sessions

“We do well the things we see already painted in our mind’s eye.” – Charles Hawthorne Study the landscape by applying the fundamental concepts and techniques of plein air painting. We choose our subject by squinting …

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Color 3D: Learn the Fundamentals from the Summer Landscape with Kimberly Collins Jermain

August 31
Friday, 9:30-4:30pm

$150, 1 session

Nature is the best place to observe “color perspective” and practice creating illusions to three-dimensional space. Using Nupastels on paper, this workshop is for artists, architects and designers interested in greater control of light for …

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Loosen Up! Wet on Wet Watercolor with Lisa Goren

September 7
Friday, 10-2:30pm

$125, 1 session

This is a class designed to help create a looser approach to watercolors, enable a student to feel more capable with the paints, and end “tight” painting. The workshop focuses on working with water, learning …

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NOT WHY. NOT HOW. NOW. Dialogues with Bernd Haussmann

September 10 - September 14
Monday-Friday, 1-4pm

$250, 5 sessions

About what we see and what we don’t see. Together we will engage in a creative dialogue exploring how we retrieve information, process it, and communicate it to the outside world. We will attempt to …

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Color-Mixing for Painters with Christie Scheele

September 17
Monday, 9:30-4:30pm

$150*, 1 session

This one-day workshop is designed to develop and hone skills in color identification; mixing from primaries and mixtures; matching color; and creating dynamic and harmonious color compositions. Color-mixing exercises that build upon each other reveal …

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Form and Content: Landscape Painting Intensive with Christie Scheele

September 18 - September 20
Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30-1:30

$325*, 3 sessions

Designed for students with landscape painting experience, in this workshop we will focus on finding your unique voice. This will be achieved through rigorous discussion and implementation of the elements that coalesce to create excellence. …

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Painting Prompts with Megan Hinton

June 19 - June 21
Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30-12:30pm

$280, 3 sessions

Painting prompts looking, curiosity, production and stimulation. This three day intensive workshop consists of multiple daily exercises, or prompts, to train the painter to not be tentative, more intuitive, and to develop a free lyrical …

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Abstraction as a Personal Language with Anna Fox Ryan

June 25 - June 28
Monday-Thursday, 1:30-4:30pm

$325, 4 sessions

In this course, you will create abstract imagery from some of your most powerful memories. Anna will guide students in translating their inner self onto the canvas through nonrepresentational forms. Anna blends theory and personal …

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Splashing Around: Watercolor Plein Air Painting with John Clayton

July 2 - July 6
Monday-Friday (no Wednesday), 9:30-12:30pm

$250, 4 sessions

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned artist, this workshop will explore the fun and free expression watercolor can bring to painting the landscape. John will guide the artist through a brief demo and …

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