2012 Workshop and Class Schedule

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Just posted my schedule for 2012  (see “teaching” page on this site). These sessions are all held at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Registration begins there soon, or you can email me now. These classes are limited in size so register early. All levels of painting experience are accommodated.

Don’t forget to refresh the page if dates are not showing…and email me if you have any questions.

Learn to Paint in 2011

Red Barns in OctoberPeople are started to whine about the winter weather…boy, have I got a cure for you. Learn to paint! It’s good for the mind, the spirit and the body (can’t eat while you paint).  Seriously, I am excited about my classes starting up in January at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. www.sebarts.org The weekend workshops are intense but you’ll learn a lot and make great progress quickly…plus I include all the materials you need. Nice! No expensive materials list.

I also have weekly open sessions called Painters’ Studio where all media are welcome (there are restrictions on toxic and high VOC media). You benefit by having dedicated painting time, and by working side by side with other painters so you can share your thoughts, questions and ideas. Its always fun and the space we  have at SCA is great with easels, water, light, heat and plenty of space for all.  So check out my site or SCA’s site to register.

Classes posted for 2011

I’ve just worked out my teaching schedule for the first quarter of 2011. Check out the “Teaching” page on my site for details.  The Painters’ Studio is back by request…this is an opportunity to come paint, every week, in a clean, well-lighted space where you can do your own thing, but also get inspired and converse with other painters.  This session grew out of a desire by students from my previous workshops who wanted to keep painting together. And, honestly, its hard sometimes for people to make time to paint…it feels so indulgent…unless you have a commitment to produce new work (ie; a  gallery show, etc).

The workshops are great because they are intensive…two 5-hour sessions over a weekend where you can really dig in a make progress quickly.  I have done these both as weekday and weekend sessions and the weekends seem to be more reliably attended. But, if I get feedback that weekdays are better, I will consider adding those too.  Class fees are discounted if you are a member of the Sebastopol Center for the Arts…which is a great deal at only $40 a year.