Direct Observation in the Landscape
Williamson Tapia | April 28–30, 2017 | $250

This workshop will focus on the challenge of working in ever-changing outdoor environments, through a technique of painting directly from observation with help from a 40-year practitioner! Demonstrations and individual attention will help build confidence and reduce frustration...

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 | Tuition: $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...

Nature Sketching & Journaling
Elaine Hultgren| $275+ $25 Materials Fee | May 6–7, 2016

In her signature "Nature Sketching & Journaling" class, Elaine, an award winning storyboard and botanical artist, will demonstrate a variety of drawing and annotation techniques. Step-by-step instruction will guide you from the first stroke to a finished sketch...

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...

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...

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

Sedona Plein Air Workshop
Qiang Huang | October 22–24, 2017 | Tuition: $475

Qiang's approach to plein air painting will be demonstrated with particular focus on selecting a dramatic composition, simplifying it, observing the light distribution and using bold and loose strokes to create a powerful and accurate representation on canvas. Using demonstrations and...

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...

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