2020 Workshops

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Hermann Brandt   Drawing for Its Own Sake

Friday, January 17, 9:30am – 3:30pm           

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Non-Members: $100 Buy Now Button

In this workshop, we’ll take a fresh look at the beauty, power, and simplicity of drawing as art for its own sake.  Too many artists don’t draw enough; drawing is often just a stepping stone to a painting.  In addition to standing on its own as a legitimate art form, drawing as a regular practice has many advantages.

This class will focus on how to draw accurately.  Well cover some of the fundamental principles of drawing, including: perspective, measurement, angles, points of reference, drawing from life versus photos, and line.


Cheryl Peddie   Florals from Life – Oils or Acrylics

Saturday, February 29, 9:30am – 3:30pm     

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Non-Members: $100 Buy Now Button

Did you know that painting from a photo can be more difficult than painting from life?  In this class you will learn how true this is.  Our day together will be a mix of learning by watching demos and doing small, manageable exercises painting from real floral bouquets.  You will learn:

  • How to take seemingly complex areas and simplify them down to manageable shapes
  • About value, temperature, saturation, edges, drawing and design, and light and shadow families
  • How much easier colour mixing is when you can actually see your subject matter in front of you — no more trying to guess colours from bleached out or too-dark photos


Karin Richter   Pastels Workshop

Friday, March 20, 9:30am – 3:30pm
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