Workshops

Winter 2019 Workshops

Intro to Oil Painting                      
2-6pm | Sat. February 23 & February 24
$100 | 2-Day Workshop

Course Description: Enjoy an easy and fun introduction to oil painting! Join plein air award winner Philip Alexander CArlton as he teaches you easy approaches and basic techniques as you try out oil painting. Learn to capture what you see with paint! Beginners are welcome and encouraged! Supplies will be included but feel free to bring your own if you have some.

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Fall 2019 Workshops

Roland Lee | Plein Air Watercolor Workshop!                          
Thurs. October 3rd & Fri. October 4th, 2019


$250 | 2-Day Workshop: Thurs. Oct. 3 & Fri. Oct. 4, 2019

Please note that workshops take place both indoors and outdoors, weather permitting.

Course Description: In this workshop Roland Lee will share his time-tested method for painting the spectacular red rock landscape in watercolor. Learn his techniques for painting “three-minute skies” using wet into wet techniques, along with his unique methods for painting believable rocks and cliffs. In addition he will teach negative painting methods for handling desert sage and shrubs. 

The class will include both indoor demos and instruction combined with outdoor plein air painting experiences. All levels are welcome but you should have previous watercolor experience and be comfortable with working outdoors. 

Materials needed: We will be working both indoors and outdoors so bring your outdoor gear such as camp chair, easel, hat, sunscreen, water etc. You are welcome to use whatever watercolor paints and brushes you are comfortable with. Bring 4 quarter sheets (11 x 15) of good quality 100% cotton paper such as Arches 140lb cold press. 

Roland Lee Bio: Utah artist Roland Lee is an award-winning watercolor landscape painter and signature member of both the National Watercolor Society and Utah Watercolor Society. He is also active in the Plein Air Painters of Uah. His work has been featured in Southwest Art, Artist’s, Plein Air, Art West, Western Art and Architecture, and Western Art Collector magazines and in several books including Art of the National Parks, Painters of Utah’s Canyons and Deserts, and Splash 11. A former college art instructor, Roland has taught painting workshops throughout America and has produced over 10 instructional DVD’s. His original paintings are in over 1500 museum, university, national park, and private collections worldwide. In 2019 the DSU Sears Art Museum will exhibit a 40-year retrospective of his work, and his new book Discovering Zion National Park will be published.
Click here for more info on Roland!

Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sunscreen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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Where Cliffs and Clouds Meet

Desert Tempest

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Jill Carver | Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop!                      
Thurs. October 3rd - Sat. October 5th, 2019

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Winter 2019 Workshops

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Kick off the holiday season with our annual Wreath Making Class in early December. We teach you to use locally harvested evergreens and make a wreath that will stay beautiful through spring.

2019 date: TBA

$30 per wreath

Preregistration required. Limited availability. 259-6272