Watercolor Portraits: Color that Glows

Returning for the 3rd year in 2022 Watercolor’s spontaneity and range make it the perfect medium for expressing character strengths (and quirks) in glowing color and lively brushwork. Its playful lead reliably jumpstarts creativity, wakes up intuition and strengthens technique—all of which helps you create a painting instead of a copy of a photo. Through daily demos,…

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Watercolor Secrets Revealed

Returning for the 35th year in 2022 Tom’s objective is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor and to put emotion and conviction into painting by exploring, experimenting, and developing creativity. He likes to put fun into the process of painting, along with enthusiasm and new techniques and knowledge you can use for…

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Expressive Loose Watercolors – Flowers to Figures

Returning for the 10th year in 2022 Fresh flowers in the studio will greet artists for the beginning of this dynamic and energetic workshop to focus on creating colors in a fun, intuitive and spontaneous way – resulting in building confidence when faced with painting people. Janet will provide drawing helps to enable all levels…

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Fresh & Exciting Watercolors

Returning for the 3rd year in 2022 Join David on a Watercolor Journey, learning the most valuable watercolor concepts and techniques.  This workshop will save you countless hours of trial & error by demonstrating approaches (in the studio and outdoors/plein air) in an easily understood manner that will open new doors of discovery and creativity.  Participants will be provided reference…

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Paint Party: Birch Shoreline : 6:30pm-9:00pm

Artist David R. Becker will instruct & entertain participants through a step-by-step acrylic painting of the scene pictured below. $49 includes All Supplies to create a finished work of art: canvas, paint, easel, brushes, apron, reference photo… PLUS coffee & appetizers! Book a table of 5 friends and the 6th person paints free. Non-artists and…

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Paint Party: Dog on Dock : 6:30pm-9:00pm

Artist David R. Becker will instruct & entertain participants through a step-by-step acrylic painting of the scene pictured below. $49 includes All Supplies to create a finished work of art: canvas, paint, easel, brushes, apron, reference photo… PLUS coffee & appetizers! Book a table of 5 friends and the 6th person paints free. Non-artists and…

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Studio Mentor Workshop

Bob encourages and enables everyone to investigate a personal, intensely original style. This workshop is designed for painters pursuing advanced personal work. A maximum of 10 painters work closely with Bob during intense and solid painting time, developing their own body of work. Since this is a Mentor Workshop – it is up to you…

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The Most Important Watermedia Workshop

David’s watermedia class covers four different acrylic mediums, fluid acrylics, ink acrylics, heavy bodied and Acryla Gouache will be used. Painting surfaces will include paper, Yupo paper, black watercolor paper, and canvas. You will learn how to use these mediums in both a watercolor and acrylic technique. It is like TWO CLASSES IN ONE! David…

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Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors

Returning for the 4th year in 2022 Janet’s classes are a unique way to learn to paint with watercolors… liquid watercolors! The class explores using the liquid paints, which gives more vibrancy to your paintings and simplifies the artist’s palette, making watercolor painting more efficient and more fun.  Janet has a unique way of teaching…

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Abstract Acrylic Paint & Collage

ALL NEW FOR 2022 Creative paper tearing and paint splashing starts off this all new “Loosen Up Workshop.” You will also learn how to begin a new fresh body of work with your own artistic voice and point of view. Think “artist retreat,” producing a body of work, a series of paintings or your conceptual…

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