Colored Pencil Adventure
Richard Drayton | February 3–4, 2018 / March 3–4 / April 7–8 | $400

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...



Color and Composition Intensive
Aaron Schuerr | March 28–30, 2018 | $475

After filming instructional videos for F+W Media, I have new ideas that I'd like to share! This workshop is designed to help step back and take a deeper look at composition and color. Through exercises and demos you'll learn to how to make confident color choices and create bold...



Capturing Depth and Atmosphere
David Santillanes | April 9–12, 2018 | $575

This 4-day workshop is for all levels and will focus on painting outdoors and in the studio. Artists will learn to quickly gather the necessary visual information needed to complete a painting in the field. Learning how to simplify a landscape and interpret color relationships will be a primary...



Painting the Story in the Still Life
Scott Conary | April 13–15, 2018 | $475

Every painting, even the humble still life, has a story in it. It's told by what subject we choose to paint, how we present that subject, and how we paint it. Finding what interests us in a subject and how we connect to it drives that story, and directs how the painting is made.



The Power of Landscape
Larisa Aukon | April 16–18, 2018 | $425

This workshop is an opportunity for students to concentrate on creating a beautiful and powerful landscape, and learn about principles of composition through an exciting process, where painting starts with the idea and gradually unfolds into a work of art. Using landscape photo references...



Pet Portraits / Amazing Animals
Elizabeth St. Hilaire | April 20–22, 2018 | $400

During this comprehensive 3-day workshop you will learn a unique figurative mixed media collage technique. Emphasis will be on defining form using light and shadow, and treating every torn tidbit of paper as a brush stroke. Students will create impressionistic collages that look...



Landscape Abstraction
Claudia Hartley | April 20–22, 2018 | $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 Egg Tempera Portrait
Koo Schadler | April 24–28, 2018 | $650 + $60 Materials Fee to Instructor

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...



Emphasizing Abstraction
Stuart Shils | April 27–29, 2018 | $875

This is an intimate class in which there will be focus on each participants work. Using pencils and litho crayons in sketchbooks, we'll investigate issues of how to recognize and understand the interior structure of the 'perceptual moment' through drawing. We'll also use...



Plein Air in Sedona
Bill Cramer| April 28–29, 2018 | Tuition: $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.



Dusty Trails Pastel Immersion
Christine Debrosky | April 30–May 4, 2018 | $600

Join this 5-day pastel immersion workshop with Christine Debrosky, PSA ,AIS, IAPS Master exploring the pure pigment of pastel, with rich, jewel like color unattainable with any other media. This workshop is an in-depth exploration of the mesmerizing medium. Learn the...



The Perceptual Moment
Stuart Shils | May 1–3, 2018 | $875

This class is for those with some experience painting and plein air painting. The workshop will concentrate on deepening and cultivating our visual sensitivity by looking critically at nature and painting with the loaded brush - aspiring to broad yet particular summations of form...



Wet & Wild
Julie Gilbert Pollard | May 4–6, 2018 | $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...



Texture - Color - Feeling
Jan Sitts | May 7–9, 2018 | $425

Jan's experience and enthusiasm create an atmosphere of fun and spontaneity inspiring new directions and discovery through innovative combinations of design and materials. By combineing aggressive textures and unusual mediums with various "raw" materials in the abstract painting...



Vivid FLorals
Jody Florman | May 7–11, 2018 | $525

The aim of this workshop is to give the student the basic tools and processes of painting in a version of an Old Masters technique using a combination of artist and alkyd oil paints. Working step by step, the student will get an image of a rose onto a provided gessoed board, set up a...



Plein Air Painting in the Studio
Kathryn Stats | May 10–13, 2018 | $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!



Colored Pencil Adventure
Richard Drayton | May 12–13 / June 9–10 / July 14–15 / August 18–19 | $400

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...



Abstract/Figurative Workshop
Robert Burridge | May 14–18, 2018 | $700

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. If you ever wanted to learn how to paint the freestyle...



Breath of Fresh AirSedona Plein Air Workshop
Kevin Macpherson | May 29–31, 2018 | $850

Kevin Macpherson will offer an exclusive plein air workshop during his Sedona Arts Center exhibition of portraits from his travels in China, "Chinese Characters". The workshop is appropriate for aspiring artists, professional artists, and art appreciators. Kevin has a special...



Studio To Landscape
Vince Fazio | June 5–7, 2018 | Tuition: $325

Drawing is a foundation course for representational painting and composition. Learning to see in terms of edges, shapes and values is the essential skill required to translate the three-dimensional world to any two dimensional surface. Two days in the studio will prepare you for...



Painting from the Rim of the Grand Canyon
Bill Cramer | June 8–10, 2018 | Tuition: $800

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...



Loosen Up!
Tim Jaeger | July 27–29, 2018 | Tuition: $425

"Loosening up" is a goal for many, from beginners to experienced painters. Through demonstration, studio painting time, and individual attention, the focus of this workshop is to provide the tools and techniques for students' to realize their individual creative process in...



Abstract/Figurative Workshop
Robert Burridge | September 17–21, 2018 | $700

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. If you ever wanted to learn how to paint the freestyle...



A Brush with Emptiness: Zen Creativity and the Art of Life
Alok Hsu Kwang-han | September 29–30, 2018 | $375

Master calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han will guide and inspire you to rest in the spaciousness of your being, to be comfortable and intimate with not knowing, and to allow your brush to dance from emptiness. It will become obvious to you this is a healing journey as well as a creativity...



Source to Studio
Bill Cramer | October 16–19, 2018 | $525

This will be an enjoyable and intense 3.5 day 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...



Texture - Color - Feeling
Jan Sitts | November 5–7, 2018 | $425

Jan's experience and enthusiasm create an atmosphere of fun and spontaneity inspiring new directions and discovery through innovative combinations of design and materials. By combineing aggressive textures and unusual mediums with various "raw" materials in the abstract painting...



Pet Portraits / Amazing Animals
Elizabeth St. Hilaire | November 30–December 2, 2018 | $400

During this comprehensive 3-day workshop you will learn a unique figurative mixed media collage technique. Emphasis will be on defining form using light and shadow, and treating every torn tidbit of paper as a brush stroke. Students will create impressionistic collages that look...


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