Working with Hot & Cold Wax: A Sampler

Hot & Cold Wax Sampler: Two Days & Two Instructors! In this unique two-day participatory workshop experience you’ll be introduced to the exciting processes and techniques of encaustic painting (hot wax) and cold wax painting. The workshop is appropriate for absolute beginners as well as those with some encaustic and/or cold wax painting experience. Participants…

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Creative Combination: Watercolor & Acrylic

Contrasts are the key to dramatic picture-making. We will define and explore different contrasts and how to use them to our advantage. A good designer creates visual pathways for the eyes. We will begin with a foundation of watercolor and then explore my interesting method of combining acrylic and watercolor. We will learn to paint…

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Abstract Immersive Acrylic & Collage

Immerse yourself into a deep dive into the creative process of Abstract Painting with elements of collage and mixed media.  Students who have a desire to find their own personal voice and style while learning the fundamentals of painting with acrylics (and mixed media) in an abstract manner, will find many opportunities to flourish in…

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The Most Important Watercolor & Gouache Workshop

David’s watercolor and gouache class cover using transparent watercolor and opaque watercolor gouache together. Students will be learning about traditional watercolors and how to use them together with acrylic and watercolor gouache techniques. There will be times we use the gouache in a transparent watercolor way and at times we will be using it like you would use…

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Nature Sketchbook

“Whether I’m out working in the field or in a conservatory filled with plants and flowers, if I want to draw better, I must train myself to see better. To hone my craft requires thoughtful stillness, quiet meditation, and a sincere commitment to my practice.” – Pam In this workshop, you’ll learn different ways to…

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Watercolor – Impressions of the Great Northwoods

In this 4 full-day workshop, you will experience Dale L Popovich’s unique step-by-step instruction in transparent watercolor. Teaching as a paint-along will allow the student to watch, go back and recreate what was just painted. He also stresses to his students to ask as many questions as they wish while he is painting. Bring your…

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Colorshine and Art Marks

Join Kristin on a mixed media, paint layered exploration. In this four-day class, we will be playing in a series on various substrates. Colors will be mixed and layered together with our own sense of style while being mindful of our overall composition. Then, let’s dive deeper into our own art marks and seek further…

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Expressive Loose Watercolors – Flower To Figures

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 to be comfortable as we move into…

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The Art of Imperfection with Acrylics, Inks, Collage and Yupo

This workshop will be a fun one! The full workshop will consist of abstract elements to create what is inside of each and every one of us. Our mornings will start with loosening up (“play” mode, think let’s be kids again!)exercises with acrylic paint on paper and canvas. Moving forward we will start our projects…

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