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...



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...



NEW SUMMER COLONY WORKSHOP

Plein Air to Studio

Matt Sterbenz | July 16–19, 2018 | $1025

Join Matt Sterbenz in this informative workshop surrounded by the Red Rocks of Sedona. Students will learn how to capture the fleeting beauty of nature through plein air painting, and use these outdoor paintings as references for studio paintings. Students will learn how to create plein air paintings that can serve as finished pieces on their own, as well as quick "sketches" created specifically for later studio references.

Matt will provide daily demonstrations and discuss the importance of composition, design, structure, harmony, light, and color theory. Students of all skill levels are welcome, but should be familiar with their medium of choice



Responding to Nature — Plein Air Painting
Suzie Baker | October 10–12, 2018 | $475

The workshop will kick off with a lecture and demo. Students receive instruction on principles of painting ranging from drawing, color, value, composition, color theory and so much more. Every day, you will apply what is being taught by getting outside to paint, observing and recording...



Light and Drama — Plein Air Watercolor
Catherine Hillis | October 10–12, 2018 | $325

This two- day workshop will begin with a discussion of plein air supplies and ideas for simplifying equipment in the field. Students will then learn how to begin the thought process for designing an exciting composition from the scene before them and how to simplify that landscape in...



Festival Keynote Workshop: 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...


Plein Air to Studio Demonstration
Bill Cramer | October, 19, 2018 | $50 | 9am–1pm

Join in the last session of Bill Cramers 3.5-day workshop during the Sedona Plein Air Festival (Oct 13 - 20, 2018). Bill is the Keynote Speaker and judge for this year's festival. This half day demonstration takes you through a studio process as he works up a larger painting...



Slow Drawing
Stan Fellows | October 21–22, 2018 | $200

This is a joyful, two-day workshop for curious, adventuresome artists and non-artists to learn the skill of unhurried observation. Doodling a map for someone, you go for clarity, not art, right? Slow drawing works in a similar way: It quiets the mind and lets experience saturate us...



Sedona Fall Colors
Betty Carr | October 22–26, 2018 | $600

In this five-day workshop 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. Students can work in either medium and will explore a variety of locations in beautiful Sedona. During her workshop...



Painting Sedona
Howard Carr | October 24–26, 2018 | $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...



Landscape - Source to Studio
Joshua Been | October 25–28, 2018 | $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 Studio Demonstration
Joshua Been | October 28, 2018 | $50

Join in the last session of Joshua Been's 3.5-day workshop for a demonstration of his studio process as he works up a larger painting from a plein air study. This demonstration will be a wonderful overview, and a great opportunity to review and re-take notes on effective studio...



Painting the Southern Desert
Gretchen Lopez | November 10–12, 2018 | Tuition: $495

Experience the history of Arizona and the beauty of the Southern desert, as we paint in and around the first European settlement in the region. Tubac is a wonderful go-to destination where we will study capturing the light and learning to paint the essence of what you see from life...

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