Scene Wednesday: Workshops, Workshops, Workshops

July 6 / 16

Hey! Hope everyone enjoyed their 3-day July 4th weekend. It’s back to business at Shadowbox and it’s workshops…..all workshops.


Plein Air Pastel Painting in Southern France – August 23 – September 2, 2016
Click here to learn more about this painting workshop in Southern France!     Join Terri Ford for 10 fun and educational days of painting in the Lot & Dordogne regions of Southern France. Based at the idyllic Domaine du Haut Baran, the trip will include day trips to charming nearby villages, vineyards & many picturesque, historical locations. Terri will demonstrate techniques that she uses to create her award winning paintings. We will paint at Domain du Haut Baran (indoor studio and French easels available), and travel to neighboring villages and other locations on alternate days. Work closely with Terri or at your own pace and leisure. Enjoy delicious meals and wine along the way. Terri, an Eminent Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies, is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructor. View details.


“Art Makers Denver – An Urban Art Retreat”, Denver, CO – September 18-20, 2016
Click here to learn more about this art workshop in Washington!    Whether you want to discover your inner artist, hone existing art skills, or stretch your artistic muscles in a new direction, Art Makers Denver is for you! Join us for three days of artistic discovery with our hand-picked panel of dynamic instructors from around the country, teaching over 30 workshops. Whether it is jewelry making, hand-lettering, intuitive painting, illustration, digital oil painting or surface pattern design (and more!), our dedicated instructors bring innovative techniques and tools to the table – all you need is the insatiable desire to create! Art Makers Denver is an urban art retreat located in the heart of downtown Denver, Colorado. Visit our website at to learn more!


“Coastal Colored Pencil” – October 3-7, 2016 in Bernard (Acadia National Park), ME
Click here to learn more about this art workshop in Maine!   Come and enjoy the unsurpassed beauty of Mount Desert Island on coastal Maine while learning the gorgeous art of colored pencil! Kristy Kutch guides the class through techniques for both “traditional” (wax-based or vegetable oil-based) colored pencils and water-soluble colored pencils. Kristy also provides numerous demonstrations, a supportive, informative atmosphere, and very generous take-home samples of products. She is an experienced workshop instructor,is the featured artist in 4 DVDs, and is the author of the books Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil. Cost: $625. Visit or contact Gail Ribas; 207-244-9742.


Equine Drawing/Painting Workshop at The Kentucky Horse Park, Sept. 5-9, 2016
Click here to learn more about this art workshop in Maine!   Sponsored by The American Academy of Equine Art. Open to artists working in oil, acrylic or pastel with basic competence in their medium. Instructor Lynn Maderich is a multi award-winning oil painter who is an Associate Member of the Society of Animal Artists and a Juried Member of The American Academy of Equine Art. Visit Lynn’s web site at for a detailed description of her workshop. Whether your style is loose or tight, she will improve your realistic depictions of the horse using classic methods taught at The Atelier art school where she teaches ( Cost: $500. Register at

If your interested to participate in these workshops, go to the websites listed above. Enjoy your Wednesday and have a blessed one.









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