Ok, I’m back with some workshops, retreats, classes, and other things courtesy of Artshow. Here is several featured workshops, classes, and retreats.
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Abstract Art and Constraint Workshop – Encaustic Monotype in Santa Fe, NM (April 28 – 30, 10AM to 3PM)
This is the perfect opportunity to discover the encaustic monotype process which is easy and lots of fun. We will cover the equipment, tools, safety, and the color sticks application etc. On Day 2 and 3, the focus will be on abstraction and constraint. A constraint sounds like something negative to one’s imagination, but in fact, it is the opposite, it is a spur to creativity. We will demonstrate how by embracing constraint, and the unknown we open-up to the many surprises and possibilities, to creativity that will speaks of your artistic intention. There will be plenty of time for personalized attention. Check availability: firstname.lastname@example.org Costs $575.00 + Tax, materials included. Jorgeluisbernal.comLearn more
Join us for a safe, authentic African experience hosted by local art organization Workshops in South Africa with instruction by master artist Anna Rose! The all-inclusive price covers all luxury accommodations, 10-day workshop instruction and model fees, most meals (breakfast, most lunches, and dinner) and all private ground transportation to painting locations including to and from the airport. During the many exciting excursions throughout the Cape area, Anna Rose will offer painting demonstrations and personalized instruction for all attending artists. Non-painting partners and photographer friends are most welcome to join, there will be plenty for you! Click here to view Artist website. Click here to view Workshop website.Learn more
Hooked on art journals and want to play with watercolor, mixed media and collage while traveling? Love to incorporate found objects into your art? Want to go on a vintage ephemera hunt in a picturesque alley full of antique stores and an antiquities bazaar? Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco & Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure in Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. This workshop is for creative hunter gatherers, cultural explorers, and lifelong learners who enjoy expressing themselves visually. Dive into the art and culture of Oaxaca with its rich culinary & artisanal traditions and indigenous culture – field trips include ancient ruins and artisan villages for weaving, alebrijes, and red clay. Then, beautiful Puebla for a weekend search for vintage ephemera and collaging our found treasures.Learn more
Have you dreamed of painting in France with a group of like-minded people. Join us at La Salle, our beautiful French farmhouse for an exciting week of fun and creativity. We offer all inclusive 7 night painting holidays with a choice of professional art tutors throughout the year teaching all mediums including oil painting, watercolour, acrylic, pastel and mixed media. During your stay, we will be visiting some of the listed most beautiful villages in France and fabulous locations to paint. We include a wine tasting visit to a local Chateau, a market and brocante visit and a visit to a local gallery. Groups of up to 10 artists, non painting partners welcome. Prices start at $1220 in a room with private facilities.Learn more
Transcendental Abstraction Workshop – Cold Wax/ Oil Painting in Santa Fe, NM (March 17 – 19, 10AM to 3PM)
This three-day workshop covers the basic CWM materials, tools, and painting techniques as well as conceptual abstract painting. We will look at forms, shapes, texture, layering, contrast, and composition. Also, different mark making, starting points as well as intuition and intention. On Day 2 and 3, the focus will be on non-objective painting, but with a different twist. The painting approach will be to express space, color, light and design, to imaginative realms that are idealistic and spiritual. This class is for artists who are looking to broaden or reinforce their CWM creative skills through lectures, demos, hands-on and critique. Check availability: email@example.com Costs $575.00 + Tax, materials included. Jorgeluisbernal.comLearn more
Announcing our upcoming Adventure for Artists to Portugal in 2023! Your comfortable 4 star “spa” accommodations are right on the coast, with a private balcony, and infinity pool with amazing views over the ocean. All inclusive,* transfers, buffet breakfasts and gourmet chef prepared dinners daily. This quiet, rural, fishing-village where we will be based is perfect for painters. Award winning artist, Sharon Rusch Shaver has conducted destination workshops for artists since 1996. Book early for this exciting experience where fine art and fascinating culture become an inspiration that you will want to capture with paint, photographs or words! Website: https://adventure-artists.com/journeys/portugal-2023/ Join us in Portugal 2023!Learn more
Kristy Kutch has been creating colored pencil art for almost thirty years and has been teaching colored pencil workshops since 1991. A teacher with a life license, she applies many basic learning principles to her workshops, enthusiastically meeting each student at the appropriate level. Beginners are always welcome, but even advanced artists benefit from Kristy’s instruction. Offering demonstrations of techniques and the characteristics of different types of colored pencils, papers, and other related materials, Kristy covers a wide range of possibilities. Kristy is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil. She is also the feature artist in the Artist Palette Productions DVD “Colored Pencil Landscapes: Beyond The Basics”. Kristy’s workshops are held nationwide; each is an enjoyable, supportive, memorable experience in a beautiful location. Visit www.artshow.com/kutch/ or contact Kristy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-874-4688.Learn more
Explore the beauty of the Big Island of Hawaii while you expand your creativity. Be inspired by the ocean, sun, rainbows, breezes, dolphins, whales, and exotic flowers. In this retreat, you will practice new skills & learn techniques to help you feel more confident as an artist. Using gentle and supportive critique, Abbie will help guide you so that you can refine your artistic vision. Whether you are new to intuitive art or an experienced abstract artist, I will find a level of instruction that is comfortable for you. All levels welcome! Includes: 4-hrs/daily prompts & guided instruction, 2 healthy organic meals/day, excursions to geothermal warm ponds, lava cliffs, black sand beaches, tons of aloha! Available locally: yoga, sound healing, massage, EFT, Watsu.Learn more
Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco & Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure for Día de Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico. Enjoy creative time in an intimate setting and experience a hands-on deep dive into the art and culture of Oaxaca. Go with us to the market to shop for altar decorations and offerings, create a Muertos altar and colorful sand tapestry to honor our ancestors, participate in comparsas (street parades), visit local cemeteries, and paint imagery for our loved ones. Field trips include visits to a renowned weaving village, an alebrije (carved wooden objects) artisan studio, and the Women of the Red Clay collective, where they’ll share their gorgeous Día de Muertos altar with us.Learn more
Join Thomas Schaller’s revolutionary twelve-month comprehensive and sequential watercolor program. You’ll progress through the video curriculum at your own pace, and join Tom live as he creates original works. Expand your watercolor skills through technique, creativity, and imagination. Each month, Tom welcomes fellow master artists, such as Joseph Zbukvic, Yuko Nagayama, and John Salminen, into his studio to share more about their unique approach to watercolor.Learn more
Join Oaxacan artist Pedro Cruz Pacheco and Corrie McCluskey for an art + culture adventure in Oaxaca, Mexico. Enjoy creative time in an intimate setting and experience a hands-on deep dive into the art and culture of Oaxaca. Fill your well of inspiration + recharge your artist soul (you too, beginners!). Develop your unique voice and visual language by playing with watercolor, mixed media, and collage. We’ll share our symbols and talismans that we incorporate into our art and offer you the opportunity to discover and paint your own – the “secret soul” of things that matter to you. Use natural pigments while making a handmade artist book. Field trips include a Sunday market, artisan studios, ancient ruins, renowned arts center, and papermaking studio. Learn more
You can click on the link, artshow.com for more. That is it for today, enjoy the rest of your Hump Wednesday, be safe, healthy, happy, and blessed.