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Workshops
Schedules and Material List

2018 Workshops (remaining)
Oct. 11 to 13
Watercolor
 

Dixie Watercolor Society workshop
St. George, Utah
http://www.dixiewatercolorsociety.com/workshops.htm

 

Karen Bettilyon
kbettilyon@xmission.com
dixiewatercolorsociety@gmail.com

Oct. 15 to 17
Watercolor
 

Small class (4 min. 5 max.) in Lian Zhen's Studio
Las Vegas, NV
(Full)

 

Lian Zhen
lianzhen@yahoo.com
(510) 685-2654

Oct. 19 to 21
Watercolor
 
Studio Channel Islands
Camarillo
CA (Full, waiting list)
http://studiochannelislands.org/
  Grace Tallman
gtallman@verizon.net
info@studiochannelislands.org
Oct. 26 to 28
Watercolor & Chinese Painting
 

Hearst Center for the Arts
Cedar Falls, IA
http://www.thehearst.org/

  Angie Hickok
(319) 268-5504 (319) 273-8641
Angie.Hickok@cedarfalls.com
Nov. 2 to 4
Watercolor
 

Rhode Island (Almost full)

  Lois Erhartic
(401) 862-8104
brushdance2008@gmail.com
Nov. 6 to 8
Watercolor
 

North Augusta, SC
(Full, waiting list)

  Suzanne Thingpen
suthigpen@comcast.net
Nov. 9to 11
Watercolor
 

Hunstville Museum of Art
Hunstville, AL
https://hsvmuseum.org/

  Laura E. Smith
(256) 535-4350 ext. 222
lsmith@hsvmuseum.org
2019 Workshops
Jan. 21 to 23
Watercolor
 

Yuma, AZ

  Judy Wright
(406) 531-7339
hummingbirdjw@yahoo.com
Jan. 28 to Feb. 1
2 days Chinese painting 3 days Watercolor
 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
FL
http://www.artcenterbonita.org

  (239) 495-8989
cfabs@artsbonita.org
Feb. 2
Watercolor
 

Zephyrhills Art Club
Zephyrhills, FL

  Joyce Owens
artbyjo@hughes.net
Feb. 4 to 6
Watercolor
 

Sea Oats Gallery
St. George Island, FL ,
http://www.forgottencoastart.com

  (850) 927-2303
info@forgottencoastart.com
Feb. 12 to 15
Watercolor
 

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild
Tucson, AZ
https://southernazwatercolorguild.com/

  (520) 440-6977 president@southernazwatercolorguild.com
https://southernazwatercolorguild.com/workshops

Feb. 18 to 21
2 days Chinese painting and 2 days Watercolor
 

Perfect Palette at Virginia Beach
Chesapeake, VA
(Full, waiting list)

  Denise Dalia-Cooper
757-482-0443
markcooper1@cox.net
March 16 & 17
Watercolor
 

Gainesville, FL

  Celia Burger
(319) 331-5588
celiaburgerart@gmail.com
March 18 & 19
Watercolor
 

Wildwood Community Center
The Villages, FL

  Julie McGlone
(352) 750-1068
Mcglone72@hotmail.com
March 27 to 29
Watercolor
 

Jacksonville watercolor Society
Jacksonville, FL
https://jacksonvillewatercolor.netfirms.com/

  Karen Zelenkov
(904) 614-4399
skzelenkov@comcast.net
April 5 to 7
Watercolor
 

Mongomary, AL

  Mary Beck
marybeck145@gmail.com
April 9 to 12
Watercolor
 

Lake Charles
LA

  Nancy Melton
(337) 477-6784
nmelton@suddenlink.ne
April 24 to 26
Watercolor
 

Artensity Workshops
Ann Arbor, MI
https://www.artensity.org/

  Debra Zamperla
artensityworkshops@gmail.com
May 8 to 10
Watercolor
 

Albany, GA

  Carole Gum
229-432-5417
klgum@mchsi.com
Mary 11 to 13
Watercolor
 

Brevard Watercolor Society Inc.
Melbourne, FL
https://www.brevardwatercolorsociety.com/

  Betty Whitmire
(407) 694-6879
fwhitmire@cfl.rr.com
May 19 to 22
Watercolor
 

Dillman’s Art Workshop Retreat
Lac du Flambeau, WI
http://www.dillmans.com/dcaf/

  (715) 588-3143
vacations@dillmans.com

May 28 to 31
Watercolor
June 1
Chinese painting

 

Oregon Society of Artists
Portland, OR
https://www.osartists.org/workshop-registration

  (503) 228-0706
info@osartists.org
June 6 to 8
Watercolor
 

Oakmount
Santa Rosa, CA

  Dan Fishman
dfishman@pacbell.net
July 26 to 28
Watercolor
 

Trilogy, Nipoma, CA

  Kassidy Rugg
(805) 343-7502
Cindy Moreno
cmoreno595@hotmail.com
August 9 to 11
Watercolor
 

Rhode Island Watercolor Society
Slater Memorial Park, 831 Armistice Blvd. Pawtucket, RI
http://www.rhodeislandwatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org/

  Sam Green
(401) 726-1876
riwsdirector@gmail.com
August 12 to 15
Watercolor
 

InView Center for the Art
Landgrove Inn, VT
https://www.artworkshopsatthelandgroveinn.com/

  (802) 824-6673
vtinn@sover.net
Sept. 20 to 22
Watercolor
 

Missoula, MT

  Dorothy Patent
doropatent@gmail.com
Sept. 27 to 29
1 day Chinese Painting and 2 days Watercolor
 

Battle Creek Society of Artists, (Inspiration Art)
Battle Creek, MI

  Dana D. VBradt
(616) 334-8113,
dana.bradt@gmail.com
Oct. 1 to 3
Watercolor
 

Louisiana Watercolor Society
David's Art center, New Orleans
https://louisianawatercolorsociety.org/workshops/

  Louise Hansen
lhansen55@bellsouth.net
Oct. 11 to 13
Watercolor
 

Amber Palmer Workshop
Chico, CA
https://www.amberpalmerwatercolorworkshops.com/

  Amber Palmer
( 530) 899-8401
amberpmft@sbcglobal.net
Oct. 16 to 18
Watercolor
 

Central New York Watercolor Society
Utica, NY
http://www.centralnewyorkwatercolorsociety.org/

  Jean Matuszewski
(315) 269-2725
jeanmat@aol.com
centralnewyorkwatercolorsociety.org
Oct. 21 to 25
2 days Chinese painting and 3 days Watercolor
 

Cheap Joes' Art Stuff
Boone, NC
http://www.cheapjoes.com/

  Edwina L. May
edwina@cheapjoes.com
Nov. 1 to 3
Watercolor
 

Falak Art Studio
Coppell, TX
https://www.falakarts.com/

  (972) 393-1539
nisha.shah@falakarts.com

Workshop material List:

Chinese painting material:

Shuan Paper(rice paper):
One mature (sized) and 2 raw Shuan Papers (size approximately 30 inch x50 inch).
Brushes:
Four Chinese brushes from extra small to large.
Ink:
One small bottle Chinese painting ink or Sumi ink.
Colors:
Chinese painting colors (12 tubes in one set).

Feel free to bring all Chinese/Sumi painting materials you have. I will carry the above materials for those who need them. Students can purchase the Chinese painting material kit (include all materials listed above) for $35.00 or individual items in the workshop.


Note: If the workshop is Chinese painting only, also bring the following materials:
One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23", a half-sheet watercolor paper,a large palette, a pencil, a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer, an apron, a pare of scissors and one roll of white paper towel.

If the workshop is a combination of Chinese and watercolor paintings, these materials are listed under the "Others" at the Watercolor painting materials bellow.

To order the Chinese painting materials click Chinese Painting Materials

Watercolor painting material: Available in http://www.cheapjoes.com and Spokane Art Supply, Spokane, WA
http://www.myartsupply.com


Brushes: Synthetic and / or sable brushes - Windsor and Newton, American Journey and Loew-Cornell recommended.
Round - number 4, 6 & 8, get two of each, Pointed - number 2, 3, one or two of each
Flat - one or two ¼ inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for applying masking such as Windsor and Newton aquarelle brushes), two ½ inch and a 1 inch.

Colors (tubes):
Three tubes of the primary colors. One from each of the three groups of primary colors: Blue - Antwerp (Windsor and Newton), Prussian or Phthalocyanine Blue Red Shade (M.Graham &Co.); Yellow - Hansa, Azo Light (M.Graham &Co.), Windsor (Windsor and Newton), Arylide (DVP), Bumblebee or Aureoine (American Journey). Red – Pyrrol, Napthal (M.Graham &Co.), Winsor (Windsor and Newton), Joe's Red American Journey). Other similar primary colors are OK.

Paper:
Half sheets (15"x22", or 16"x20") 140 lb Cold Press watercolor papers, Arches or Kilimanjaro, NO EXCEPTIONS. 5-day and 4-day workshop needs 3, 3-day workshop needs 2, 2-day workshop needs 2.

Palette:
One large size palette like John Pike Watercolor palette (not little ones; large white color plate is OK).

Masking Fluid:
A new bottle of light colored art-masking fluid: Art Masking Fluid by U.S. Art Supply (Amazon.com has it), Shiva Liquid Masque by Richson Mediums or Windsor and Newton's yellowish color masking are recommended. If Cheapjoes dose not have them buy from Amazon.com.


Other:
One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23" for taping down the half sheet size watercolor paper, Three small dishes for making color liquids, a roll of packing tape (not blue or yellow tapes), 2 sheets of graphite papers (transfer paper, erasable), a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer (not little ones), a brush washer (a jar contains water for cleaning brushes), an apron, 2 sheets of tracing papers size about 15"x12", a pair of scissors, a B2 or #2 pencil, erasers and one roll of white paper towel. One tea spoon. If you can't blow the color liquids while painting, get a can of Compressed Gasduster from office supply store.

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