Workshops

'Drawing & Painting Dynamic Birds & Animals' with Anne Corless
Artist: Anne Corless
Date(s):
  • Sat, 24 Apr, 2021
  • "Enjoy creating dynamic artwork of birds and animals. Working with different media we will explore a range of visual art styles and ways of working. Suitable for all levels - all you need is a love of animal art!" 

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    Animal Art Workshop with Anne Corless
    Artist: Anne Corless
    Date(s):
  • Mon, 02 Nov, 2020
  • "Whether you are trying to recreate the likeness of a beloved pet or a wild animal, it can be frustratingly difficult to get things right. Learn some invaluable tips and techniques by joining this break which focuses on creating artwork featuring birds and animals using a variety of media and...

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    2020 African Art Safaris, South Africa with Alison Nicholls
    Artist: Alison Nicholls
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 22 Sep, 2020
  • In 2011 I began leading Art Safaris for Africa Geographic in South Africa. The safaris are suitable for all skill levels and are designed to teach guests how to sketch wildlife quickly and confidently. Non-sketching partners and friends are welcome. Most of our sketching is done from an open safari...

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    Susan K Black foundation with Christine Knapp
    Artist: Christine Knapp
    Date(s):
  • Sun, 13 Sep, 2020
  • I provide personalized sculpture instruction to any students registered for the 2020 workshop this September 13-18.  

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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
  • 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...

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    Up North with David Rankin, Indian River, Michigan with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 04 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.  ...

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    Beginning and Intermediate Pastel with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Sun, 28 Jun, 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...

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    Lighthouses, Seascapes & Skies, Cleveland, Ohio with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Fri, 29 May, 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...

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    Online Paleoart Workshop with Mark Hallett
    Artist: Mark Hallett
    Date(s):
  • Wed, 27 May, 2020
  • Mark will be participating with other paleoartists in an online workshop, co-hosted by Silver Plume Exhibitions and selected natural history museums, on the process of reconstructing prehistoric animals, hominins and their environments 

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    Pastel: Color, Values and Shapes with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Sat, 28 Mar, 2020
  • Pastel is the perfect medium to learn more about the importance of getting your values, colors and big shapes correct in your paintings!  It is a very forgiving medium if one proceeds properly, and corrections can be made easily along the way, with no waiting for paint to dry.  We will...

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    Painting Water With Pastels with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
  • Water is an important element, or the main element, in much of the landscape around the country. In this workshop, we will learn ways to approach painting this challenging subject matter with a dry medium – it is easier than it would seem!  There will be a couple of short demonstrations...

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    Pastel: Creative Painting From Photos with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Sat, 21 Mar, 2020
  • Pastel is one of the most versatile of all painting mediums and allows for many corrections and layers to build up to beautiful paintings.  Students will learn how to overcome the color and compositional limitations of their photos.  One of the most important elements of a painting is its...

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    Pastel for Beginners with Sandra Place
    Artist: Sandra Place
    Date(s):
  • Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
  • Pastel is one of the most permanent and versatile of all painting mediums, allowing for many corrections and layers to build up to beautiful paintings. They are immediate, spontaneous and allow the use of both subtle and vibrant color and many different painting styles. We will discuss different...

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    Birds in Watercolor, Bluffton, SC with David Rankin
    Artist: David Rankin
    Date(s):
  • Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
  • In this unique 3-day transparent watercolor workshop, artists will sketch and paint using a wide range of imaging skills unique to bird subjects. Painting birds in transparent watercolor requires an amazing orchestration of skills. Rankin’s observation procedures and simplified sketching...

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