Workshops

Lighthouses, Seascapes & Skies, Cleveland, Ohio with David Rankin
Artist: David Rankin
Date(s):
  • Fri, 29 May, 2020 to Sun, 31 May, 2020
  • Fri, 12 Jun, 2020
  • Sun, 14 Jun, 2020
  • This workshop is being offered twice, May 29, 30, and 31, 2020 and again June 12, 13 and 14, 2020   Painting lighthouses requires both drawing & painting skills. Additionally, lighthouses are usually found in distinctive, often remote or rugged landscapes along coastlines. Their often stark white shapes stand out against the sky right on the edges of the sea where the shoreline, beaches,  and sky all contribute to their uniqueness.   In this workshop David will help you create distinctive landscapes that include all the main features that are common to lighthouse subjects.  His approach...

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    Lighthouses, Seascapes & Skies, Cleveland, Ohio with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Fri, 29 May, 2020 to Sun, 31 May, 2020
  • Fri, 12 Jun, 2020
  • Sun, 14 Jun, 2020
  • This workshop is being offered twice, May 29, 30, and 31, 2020 and again June 12, 13 and 14, 2020   Painting lighthouses requires both drawing & painting skills. Additionally, lighthouses are usually found in distinctive, often remote or rugged landscapes along coastlines. Their often stark white shapes stand out against the sky right on the edges of the sea where the shoreline, beaches,  and sky all contribute to their uniqueness.   In this workshop David will help you create distinctive landscapes that include all the main features that are common to lighthouse subjects.  His approach...

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    Beginning and Intermediate Pastel with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Sun, 28 Jun, 2020 to Sat, 04 Jul, 2020
  • If we engage in something as a beginner, experiencing an activity as if for the first time, then we are truly able to learn.  Come along on this journey as you explore the unique nature of pastel, one of the most versatile, spontaneous and permanent of all painting mediums.  Daily demonstrations will include how to begin, proceed with and finish a painting, how to achieve various painterly and drawing effects, and how to avoid and overcome common problems.  By working on specific exercises as well as complete paintings, you will improve fundamental drawing and painting skills, focusing on...

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    Art Instructor on Fred Olsen Cruise Lines 'Capital Cities of the Baltic' with Anne Corless
    Artist: Anne Corless
    Date(s):
  • Sun, 02 Aug, 2020 to Sun, 16 Aug, 2020
  • Up North with David Rankin, Indian River, Michigan with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 04 Aug, 2020 to Thu, 06 Aug, 2020
  • 3-Day Workshop |   When you look at a painting, you either like it or you don’t. You have an emotional response. How do you create that positive reaction? The better your values and focal point are, the more positive response the viewer will have—whatever the subject.    Emotion in watercolor is all about the middle values and the placement of the dominant darks. In this workshop David will train artists in the numerous ways to create depth and emotional impact with any subject. Through innovative training procedures you will see dramatic results flow from your brush to your paper.    Bring 2...

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    God Made Winter for Watercolor©, Shanika Studio, Woodland Park, Colorado with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Wed, 09 Sep, 2020 to Fri, 11 Sep, 2020
  • Watercolor's unique relationship with the white of the paper lends itself perfectly to subjects where snow is a major feature. The shadows that fall over snow, the reflected light, the abstracted design of the landscape, all of these elements make complex snow scenes both dramatic and challenging. During these 3-days, you will work with the many variations—the soft shadows, reflections, light flowing over forms, both warm and cool, complex values, and bright and muted colors.  Learn to observe Nature’s value structure the way the old Masters did, and how to employ that skill to create more...

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    2020 African Art Safaris, South Africa with Alison Nicholls
    Artist: Alison Nicholls
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 22 Sep, 2020 to Sat, 26 Sep, 2020
  • Sun, 27 Sep, 2020 to Thu, 01 Oct, 2020
  • 2020 African Art Safaris, South Africa with Alison Nicholls
    Artist: Alison Nicholls
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 22 Sep, 2020 to Sat, 26 Sep, 2020
  • Sun, 27 Sep, 2020 to Thu, 01 Oct, 2020