Painting Sedona
Bill Cramer | March 25–26, 2017 | $325

This will be an enjoyable and intense weekend workshop involving painting on-site in the Sedona landscape. We will learn the advantages of plein air painting, as well as the various approaches to working on-site and how to efficiently compose and complete plein air paintings.



Portraits and People
Fealing Lin | April 10–14, 2017 | $600

Portrait painting can be very intimidating especially when using watercolor. Award winning watercolorist, Fealing Lin, combines semi -abstract strokes and impressionistic concepts to elicit life and movement in her portrait and figure paintings. Each day of the workshop there will...



Strength Through Simplification
Kim Lordier | April 11–13, 2017 | $500

Kim believes strength in a painting comes from simplifying shapes and values. This workshop will emphasize composition and value patterns working from photos in a studio environment. How to simplify what you see, and how to determine 'what to leave out' of a painting and why...



Colored Pencil Adventure
Richard Drayton | April 14–16, 2017 | $475

Explore the the secrets of creating high performance art with Prismacolor fine art pencils. Award winning artist and illustrator Richard Drayton will guide students through step-by-step techniques that will result in rich blended colors and powerful composition. Printed worksheets and...



Paper Painting - Birds & Blooms
Elizabeth St. Hilaire | April 15–17, 2017 | $400

Paper Paintings is an intense workshop in which students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Students will learn to make a beautiful palette of colors with various papers and create an under-painting and collage with paper for a final finish. Working with photographic...



Energized Watercolor
Carl Dalio | April 18–21, 2017 | $550

Learn how to transform static sketches and reference images into inspired, passion-filled paintings with rich and stimulating color. Award winning artist, Carl Dalio, will show you how to create vibrant watercolor paintings that not only get into exhibitions but win awards...


TAKE STUART SHILS WORKSHOPS INDEPENDENTLY OR AS A 6-DAY INTENSIVE!

Emphasizing Abstraction
Stuart Shils | April 21–23, 2017 | $875

Working in the studio from reproductions including older and 20th century masters, we'll move through a guided series of exercises to understand that abstraction - composition with color and shape - is THE foundation, the great engine behind all painting...


Visual Dreaming in the Life Studio
Stuart Shils | April 25–27, 2017 | $875

This 3 day workshop approaches working from 'life' through the graphic priorities of 'painting' as opposed to anatomy or any ideas about 'how to' paint the figure as in neoclassical ateliers. For us, the presence of the 'model' will serve as a shifting and relative point of reference within...



Plein Air Painting in the Studio
Kathryn Stats | May 1–4, 2017 | $525

Kathryn Stats is known for her vibrant color, dramatic compositions and subtle brushwork. In this studio workshop students will have the opportunity to choose whether they wish to work on landscape composition from photo-reference or with a still-life/floral situation or both!



Painting from the Rim of the Grand Canyon
Bill Cramer | May 5–7, 2017 | $750

Nothing really compares to painting at the edge of the Grand Canyon. This three-day intensive offers: master instruction, the support of the Grand Canyon Association Field Institute (GCAFI) and coordination through the Sedona Arts Center. We will car pool to various locations on...



Wet and Wild
Julie Gilbert Pollard | May 12–14, 2017 | $450

Learn how to make water look wet, reflective and splashy! With intimate woodsy creeks as your model, study water in motion and glassy reflection. Painting water that looks wet requires some basic knowledge of the dynamics of how water moves and how objects are reflected in its...



Artist Retreat: Abstract/Figurative Workshop
Robert Burridge | May 15–19, 2017 | $630

This workshop pushes you out of your safe zone and into a brand new, looser, abstract direction drawing, painting and collaging the contemporary nude. You will learn expressive painting techniques for the modern painter...



Abstracting the Landscape
Claudia Hartley | May 20–22, 2017 | $350

Learn to exaggerate and personalize color to create your own version of the unique modern landscape. Using photos of scenes, students will learn how to plan a good composition and how to mix beautiful clean colors. Students will learn how to take advantage of the quick drying...



The Art of Seeing—Making a Painting Work
Ned Mueller | May 22–25, 2017 | $550

A good painting tells as much about the artist as the painting itself. Mueller will talk about the whole process of putting a painting together; from the first concept, to small idea and value composition studies, the use of a color study and on to the finished painting.



Colored Pencil Adventure
Richard Drayton | May 17–19 | June 23–25 | July 21–23 | August 18–20 | $475

Explore the the secrets of creating high performance art with Prismacolor fine art pencils. Award winning artist and illustrator Richard Drayton will guide students through step-by-step techniques that will result in rich blended colors and powerful composition. Printed worksheets and...



The Soul of the Artist
Jeanne Bessette | October 1–5, 2017 | $1500

Jeanne believes that there is an artist in everyone and imagination is the key, that people love to share their stories and paintings are a way to do that without words. Although many techniques will be demonstrated, Jeanne relies heavily on the emotional impact of her work and shows...



Sedona Plein Air Workshop
J.Brad Holt | October 11–13, 2017 | $475

This is an intensive three day plein air oil painting workshop. The objective is to enable students to see real progress in their field painting technique. Concepts covered will be: Tools and materials; Subject and formatting considerations; Composition, drawing, and editing; Color...



Landscape - Source to Studio
Joshua Been | October 17–20, 2017 | Tuition: $525

In this workshop, through clearly explaining concepts in the translation process from a three dimensional environment to a two dimensional surface, I will clear up the mystery, and strengthen your knowledge of the process and visual language of painting, from the source (plein air) to the...



Postmodern Polyptych Painting Workshop
Robert Burridge | October 23–27, 2017 | $630

Start painting a loose variety of painting techniques, contemporary compositions and color combinations in this all new Burridge multi-panel painting workshop. In this action-packed painting course, you will quickly learn to paint your own series; your own story on four panels.



Sedona Fall Colors
Betty Carr| October 23–27, 2017 | Tuition: $600

Learn to capture the beauty of light! Betty Carr teaches students to accurately portray the effect of light on any subject in watercolor or oil. The May course is Watercolor only. In the October course students can work in either medium. Both courses will allow students to explore a...



Painting Sedona
Howard Carr| October 25–27, 2017 | Tuition: $475

Howard Carr is considered a master of color and an outstanding teacher who emphasizes the simplicity of how a painting works and how to do it. Pure, clean, luminous results in your landscapes are taught step-by-step, from beginning to end, with daily demonstrations and...



The Egg Tempera Portrait
Koo Schadler | November 6–10, 2017 | $650

Old as the Egyptians and most famous during the Renaissance, egg tempera painting is becoming increasingly popular with artists today. Tempera has unsurpassed luminosity. Dozens of glazes and scumbles can be applied in a day, and yet the medium also allows for meticulous...



Paper Painting
Elizabeth St. Hilaire | November 11–13, 2017 | $400

Paper Paintings is an intense workshop in which students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Students will learn to make a beautiful palette of colors with various papers and create an under-painting and collage with paper for a final finish. Working with photographic...


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