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Photographic Collage: a painterly approach – P0101-18

Date: Jun 04 - 08, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Kate Leonard

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Join us for an engaging exploration of the artistic synthesis between two distinct art forms: photography and painting. Discover transfer techniques that integrate photographic images and text directly...

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The Alluring Portrait – D0101-18

Date: Jun 04 - 08, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Jazz-minh Moore

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Hone your skills in color mixing, composition, surface texture and value/contrast to create a truly alluring visual rendering in this exciting portraiture workshop. Working from a live model as well as...

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Painting with Watercolor: the market – D0102-18

Date: Jun 04 - 08, 2018

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Brian Shure

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Capture not only what you see, but also how you react, as you interpret forms in fluid watercolor. In this exciting course, subject matter is inspired by produce discovered at farmers’ markets, with...

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China Painting: a contemporary approach – C0204-18

Date: Jun 11 - 15, 2018

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Kurt Weiser & Paul Lewing

Tuition: $1,175
Studio Fee: $95
Registration Fee: $45

Master the ancient and almost-forgotten art of china painting from two contemporary masters with very different styles. This distinct practice is a notable and beautiful addition to any ceramic toolbox....

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Going out to See: plein air painting in the Colorado landscape – D0203-18

Date: Jun 11 - 15, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Gregory Botts

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Experience summer in full bloom as you embark on painting outdoors in the Colorado landscape. We practice drawing not only on its own, but as the structure for our plein air paintings. In addition to painting...

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Drawing: beyond the fear of a blank page – D0204-18

Date: Jun 11 - 15, 2018

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Esteban del Valle

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Grasp the fundamentals of one of the most useful studio tools, drawing. Whether you are a seasoned painter or a beginning sculptor, this workshop focuses on several elemental drawing techniques to help...

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Collage: simple to complex – D0306-18

Date: Jun 18 - 22, 2018

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Teresa Booth Brown

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Enter the world of one of the most vibrant and immediate artistic mediums: collage. In this dynamic workshop, we discover and experiment with collage assembly techniques, investigate methods for the generation...

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Egg Tempera & Gouache: together forever – D0305-18

Date: Jun 18 - 22, 2018

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Christopher Ulivo

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Embark on an in-depth exploration of two great water-based painting media: egg tempera and gouache. Gouache and tempera can look superficially similar, but they cater to very different working styles –...

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Photo Encaustic: luminous layers – P0409-18

Date: Jun 25 - 29, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): K Rhynus Cesark

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the luminous, versatile and limitless possibilities of encaustic – a wax-based paint – in combination with photography and mixed media. During this uniquely engaging workshop, students...

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Flow & Fluency: basic oil techniques that set you free – D0407-18

Date: Jun 25 - 29, 2018

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Kimberly Brooks

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Set your artistic exploration free by understanding the architecture that makes up the grounds of a painting, whether you are working guratively, representationally or abstractly. In this workshop, students...

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Big Ideas in Alternative Media – D0408-18

Date: Jun 25 - 29, 2018

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Teresa Booth Brown

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your mixed-media toolbox in this in-depth, week-long workshop. We combine two-dimensional mixed-media techniques with personalized exercises to further develop your studio practice. Our emphasis...

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Mixed Media: layering materials & content – D0409-18

Date: Jun 25 - 29, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Amir Fallah

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the rich tradition of mixed-media painting in this compelling workshop. Working with a variety of materials, students examine how to push their paintings through unexpected combinations of styles,...

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Ink, Paper & Brush – D0510-18

Date: Jul 02 - 06, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Yoonmi Nam

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Engage with the past while you immerse yourself in the present in a workshop that focuses on the practice of drawing and painting using sumi ink and brush on paper. We take a contemporary and experimental...

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Advanced Mentored Study Program – D0511-18

Date: Jul 02 - 06, 2018

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Enrique Martinez Celaya

Tuition: $1,600
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Overcome the challenges that present themselves in your artistic practice, and heighten your craft in this three-year mentored study. This workshop explores questions brought forth by you regarding your...

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Beyond the Brush: material research – D0612-18

Date: Jul 09 - 13, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Michael Arcega

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Infuse your work with new and alternative methods in a workshop that explores ways to make paintings through the collection and application of materials in addition to paint. Throughout the course, we...

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Advanced Studio Critique: painting & installation – D0613-18

Date: Jul 09 - 13, 2018

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Shinique Smith

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Engage in critical group dialogues and individual critiques to hone the fundamental aspects of your work and deepen your understanding of contemporary art practice. In this workshop that focuses on mixed...

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Rebels in Paradise: critical dialogue – A0601-18

Date: Jul 09 - 10, 2018

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Hunter Drohojowska-Philp & Roy Dowell

Tuition: $350
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $0

9 AM – 12:30 PM, Monday – Tuesday Discounted registration is available for National Council Members.  Please call Marit Evans, (970) 923-3181 x243 to register. In 1960s Los Angeles, the brimming...

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Abstraction & the Potential for Narrative – D0715-18

Date: Jul 16 - 20, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Clare Rojas

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Analyze and develop your visual language in this intense painting workshop. Hone your skills to take meaningful and concise strides in your practice of abstract painting. We examine how our visual compositions...

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Experimental Drawing & Collage – D0714-18

Date: Jul 16 - 20, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Lucy Fradkin

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

See the world in a new and exciting way when you explore a variety of materials to create dynamic works on paper and board. Collage is a wonderful and accessible art form that can be mastered by all, from...

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Coast to Coast: developing studio momentum – D0817-18

Date: Jul 23 - 27, 2018

Skill Level(s): IV i

Instructor(s): Linda Geary & Wendy White

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Develop and sustain direction and momentum within the personal studio practice. This week-long workshop places particular emphasis on conceptual strategies, formal connections and the ways in which ideas...

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The Portal of Abstraction – D0816-18

Date: Jul 23 - 27, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Rico Gatson

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Gain insight and access into the powerful realm of abstraction and how it can be used as a visual tool in this acrylic painting workshop. We delve into the basic visual elements of abstraction through...

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Dimensional Image Making: painting in low relief – D1019-18

Date: Aug 06 - 10, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Heather Leigh McPherson

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Expand picture-making into three dimensions in this intensive week-long exploration of painting. This dynamic workshop pushes you to grow your material vocabulary and examine the possibilities of painting...

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Advanced Painting: a praxis engaged – D1020-18

Date: Aug 06 - 10, 2018

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Rubens Ghenov

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Open your painting practice to new possibilities in an intensive workshop designed for experienced painters. We participate in engaging studio time and focused critiques. Students work on their own self-directed...

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Works on Paper: collage & gouache – D1121-18

Date: Aug 13 - 17, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Ferrill

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Put your imagination to the test in a fun and exciting workshop that explores gouache and collage. Gouache is a magnificent, water-based paint used for creating rich, opaque and velvety surfaces. In this...

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Seduced by the Decorative: a painting experiment – D1122-18

Date: Aug 13 - 17, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Leap into the world of painting inspiration in this fast-paced and exploratory workshop. Students challenge their studio practice by mining their interests in historic and contemporary decorative arts...

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The Structure of Color: creating complexity through color mixing – D1123-18

Date: Aug 13 - 17, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Katherine Alexander

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Learn to identify colors, how they can be mixed, their relationship to each other on the color wheel, and how they can be appropriated for your own individual use. In this exciting color workshop, students...

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Colour: a workshop for artists & designers – D1224-18

Date: Aug 20 - 24, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): David Hornung

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Take part in an engaging, five-day condensed workshop based on David Hornung’s popular textbook, Colour: a workshop for artists and designers. This compressed curriculum draws from David’s...

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Oil Paint Boot Camp! – D1225-18

Date: Aug 20 - 24, 2018

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Doron Langberg

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Get ready to get rigorous in a painting workshop designed to make you sweat. Making a painting a day – and sometimes two -we focus on the basics of oil painting and simplify complex and sometimes...

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Visualizing with Color: using an instinctual color palette – D1226-18

Date: Aug 20 - 24, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Katherine Alexander

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Identify your own perceived, instinctual or imagined color palette in this introductory color workshop. Develop your capacity to express subject matter, ideas and experiences by translating your observations,...

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Chiaroscuro: luminosity of the flesh & form – D1327-18

Date: Aug 27 - 31, 2018

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Christian Rex van Minnen

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Discover oil paint’s ability to harness light, shade and luminous color through the techniques of the Masters. In this compelling workshop, we experiment with various styles and schools of painting...

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The Landscape in Watercolor for Beginners – D1328-18

Date: Aug 27 - 31, 2018

Skill Level(s): I i

Instructor(s): Mae Shore

Tuition: $1,090
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45

Explore painting the landscape with the immediacy and luminosity of watercolor. This fun workshop for beginners incorporates a series of exercises in the basics of watercolor focusing on the landscape...

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Beginnings: the nuts & bolts of combining paint & photography – P1535-18

Date: Sep 10 - 14, 2018

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Holly Roberts

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Master the elusive art of transferring photographic images and create striking works in this unique workshop, which combines the arts of paint and photography. We cover the basics of working with acrylic...

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The Journey of a Painting: generating large works from small-scale studies – D1529-18

Date: Sep 10 - 21, 2018

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Roberto Juarez

Tuition: $1,600
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your painting practice to a larger format while retaining the excitement and freshness of spontaneous small-scale work in this intensive painting workshop. We begin by developing a series of smaller...

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Moving Forward: taking the next step – P1636-18

Date: Sep 17 - 21, 2018

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Holly Roberts

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your photographic endeavor with the help of expert instruction aimed at progressing your journey of making images, whether beginner or advanced. Students have access to their own Mac computers and...

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