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FALL SESSION 2017

 

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

 

Early Fall WATERCOLOR: BASICS & BEYOND

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Tuesday, September 19th @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm, for 8 weeks
Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced students will discover and explore traditional and contemporary techniques for working with watercolor. Beginning students will learn how to use basic watercolor techniques to create their own paintings. More experienced painters will get a chance enrich their work with ever more challenging projects or with experimental approaches to transparent water color (including the use of other aqueous media such as watercolor crayons, gouache, acrylic, or to combine them) There will be lots of demos and feedback to aid each student achieve their goals in the class.                            Tuition: $279 ($229 for seniors)
434-295-7973 (for registration)
Register:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/            Info:  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com                                                         434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Early Fall SKETCHING CHARLOTTESVILLE

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Saturday, September 23rd @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. for 5 weeks
Explore the new Urban Sketching and Travel Sketching movements as well as the “Plein-Air” sketching tradition in this 5 week class. Beginning in the McGuffey classroom, when weather permits, we’ll sketch in Charlottesville. Quick pencil studies and loose ink sketches will be our starting points. Each student can also choose and explore a color sketching strategy (pastels, watercolor pencils, markers, colored inks, or watercolor). Designed for beginner to advanced students who have some previous experience in drawing or painting.                               Tuition: $179 ($154 for seniors)
434-295-7973 (for registration)
Register:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/            Info:  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com                                                         434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Early Fall Session OPEN STUDIO

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts Wednesday, August 30th @ 10:00 -1:00 p.m. for 8 weeks 
You love making art but need a larger/sunnier space to work, an easel or larger table? Maybe a little encouragement from experienced artists? John, an artist with over thirty years helping adult artists pursue their passion for art, will be working on his paintings and drawings every Wednesday. Join him and a small group of supportive fellow artists. Work on your projects at your pace, and get as much help/advice as you want.                           The camaraderie is free!                                                             Adults.                                                                                        Tuition: $120 + $6 registration fee, $ 126 ($15 Senior discount) Drop-in option … pay for one, three, or six sessions and choose the days you will attend.                                                                  Drop-In tuition for 1 Session: $30 + $1 Registration Fee = $31,        Drop-In tuition for 3 Sessions: $65 + $2 Registration Fee = $67,                                                              Drop-In tuition for 5 Sessions: $95 + $4 Registration Fee = $99, Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                    434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org                                                             434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

 

 

 

Mid Fall Session WATERCOLOR SKETCHING

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts SUNDAY, October 1st @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. for 5 weeks 
Let’s explore the use of watercolor as a sketching medium in this short five week class. We will begin by working in the studio and then, if weather permits, include some “en-plein-air” work too. Besides exploring traditional “pencil + watercolor” sketches, we will learn to use watercolor (color and/or value) alone … and experiment with watercolor pencils/crayons too. For beginners to advanced students who have at least a little experience with drawing or painting. Adults and mature teens. Tuition: $179 + $5 registration fee, $184 ($154 + $5 for seniors)                                Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org

Late Fall, NEW COURSE: NON-TRADITIONAL & EXPERIMENTAL WATERCOLOR

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA                                         Starts Saturday, October 28th @ 1:00 – 4:00 pm, for 5 weeks.        A class for those who want to enrich their work in watercolor with fun, challenging, and experimental approaches to the medium. Projects will include exploration of alternative watercolor materials and surfaces (gessoed/collaged/constructed paper, or Yupo) and non-traditional techniques. Students may use/combine aqueous media (such as watercolor crayons, gouache, or acrylic). Lots of demos and feedback to aid each student achieve their goals. Suitable for students w/some previous basic experience in watercolor (or other painting). Adults and mature teens. Tuition: $179 ($154 for seniors)
434-295-7973 (for registration)
Register:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/            Info:  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com                                                         434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Late Fall Session OPEN STUDIO

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts Wednesday, October 25th @ 10:00 -1:00 p.m. for 8 weeks 
You love making art but need a larger/sunnier space to work, an easel or larger table? Maybe a little encouragement from experienced artists? With over thirty years helping adult artists pursue their passion for art, I invite you to work alongside me and a small group of supportive fellow artists as I painting and draw every Wednesday. Work on your projects at your pace, and get as much help/advice as you want. The camaraderie is free! Adults.                                                                                              Tuition: $120 + $6 registration fee, $ 126 ($15 Senior discount) Drop-in option … pay for one, three, or six sessions and choose the days you will attend.                                                                  Drop-In tuition for 1 Session: $30 + $1 Registration Fee = $31,        Drop-In tuition for 3 Sessions: $65 + $2 Registration Fee = $67,                                                              Drop-In tuition for 5 Sessions: $95 + $4 Registration Fee = $99, Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                    434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org                                                              434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Upcoming and Recent Special Events

 

Artist’s Talks, Open Studio Tours

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Studio Demonstrations, and Critiques

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FREE EVENT OPEN STUDIO TOUR

 

I will be participating in the 2017 Open Studio Tour on Saturday, September 16th, and Sunday, September 17th this year. I would love to have you come by and see some of the small and large pieces that I have completed recently … and there are several  works “in progress” around the studio as well. Refreshments suitable for kids and adults will be available. For the days of the Open House, I will be deeply discounting some small art works (sketches and studies mostly) as well as giving away certificates good for class/workshop tuition discounts! My studio open from 10-5 on Saturday; 12-5 on Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Artist/Gallery Talks, Public Art Lectures, and Art/Art History Presentations

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