Can You Really Do That With Watercolors? Pushing the Boundaries of Watercolor Painting
Jul
22
to Jul 25

Can You Really Do That With Watercolors? Pushing the Boundaries of Watercolor Painting

This four-day workshop looks at the many ways an artist can use watermedia paints.  We will be combining in-studio instruction with plein air (outdoor) painting; at the same time, artists will be exploring new techniques and methods for watercolors. This workshop is appropriate for painters of all levels, including beginners. Optional morning yoga taught by certified instructor, Lori Zucker.

Dates: Monday, July 22, 2019 to Thursday, July 25, 2019
Location:  Landgrove Inn, Landgrove, VT
Fee: $525

If you must change your plans unexpectedly, your payment will be refunded, less a $50 service charge, only if the cancellation is received at least 60 days prior to the workshop.

The Landgrove Inn will be hosting this workshop.  Rooms are available at a special workshop price; be sure to say that you are part of the Samuels Workshop when you call for your room reservation.  There are a limited number of places available for commuters who live in the area. To contact the Landgrove Inn either email Tom Checcia at vtinn@sover.netor call at 1-800-669-8466.

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Plein Air on the Farm
Sep
18
10:30 AM10:30

Plein Air on the Farm

This is an outdoor painting experience on a 28-acre historic farm property, with several gardens, sheep, chickens and old buildings.  All levels of painters are welcome.

Location:  Mendham, NJ

Time:  10:30 am to 3:00 pm (bring a bag lunch; drinks and snacks provided

Fee: $60  Material list and directions sent upon registration.

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Watercolor on Yupo---Painting Loose and Free
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Watercolor on Yupo---Painting Loose and Free

This three-day workshop shows how to paint on Yupo, with joy and freedom and some control.  We will be working on different textures and techniques… all on Yupo. All levels of painters welcome.

Location:  Landgrove Inn, Landgrove, VT
Fee: $300

Material list sent out upon registration. Please book your lodging directly with the Landgrove Inn: www.landgroveinn.com

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Foundations of Watercolor Painting
Oct
28
9:30 AM09:30

Foundations of Watercolor Painting

This workshop focuses on the basics of watercolor painting, such as washes, color mixing and brush techniques. The class will be a great start for those who have never painted, or a solid review for those who have.

Location: Congregation Agudath Israel, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ 

Time:  9:30 am to 12:30 pm

$80  (Early Bird price of $65 for those who register by September 28, 2019)

(Material list will be sent upon registration)

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The ABC’s of Abstract Painting
Nov
14
to Nov 15

The ABC’s of Abstract Painting

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If you love the look of contemporary, nonrepresentational art, but have no idea where to

begin, this workshop is for you. We will create multiple types of abstract paintings, all

In watermedia.  All levels of painters are welcome.

Location: Congregation Agudath Israel, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ

Time:  9:30 am to 12:30 pm each day (Material list sent upon registration)

$150 (Early Bird price of $130 for those who register by October 14)

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Color Clinic with Lunch
Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Color Clinic with Lunch

This all-day Sunday workshop focuses on your painting palette: the properties of the colors as well as color mixing. Participants will be involved in several color exercises and create a limited-palette painting..  All levels of painters welcome.

Location: MBurton Art Studio, 303 East Park Street, Moonachie, NJ 

Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm    Lunch will be provided for you

$125   (Materials list sent upon registration)


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Florals in Watercolor
Dec
16
9:30 AM09:30

Florals in Watercolor

This workshop reveals the secrets of painting flowers.  Participants will do practice exercises as well as create floral artwork. All levels of painters are welcome.

Location:  Congregation Agudath Israel, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell,  NJ

Time:  9:30 am to 12:30 pm

$80  (Early Bird price of $65 for those who register by November 16). 

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Lessons from John Singer Sargent
Jan
9
to Jan 10

Lessons from John Singer Sargent

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John Singer Sargent was a talent force in American and European watercolor painting, both in landscapes and portraits. Singer’s artwork has powerful messages that still apply to watercolor painters today. This two-day workshop will include a power-point presentation as well as painting exercises. Using Sargents’s important lessons, participants will complete a landscape painting. All levels of painters are welcome.

Location:  Congregation Agudath Israel, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ 07006
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020, AND Friday, January 10, 2020
Time: 9:30 am to 12;30 pm each day
Fee: $150 (Early Bird price of $130 for those who register by December 9)
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Painting Composition
Feb
3
9:30 AM09:30

Painting Composition

A strong composition is the first step for a strong painting.  This workshop will go over different composition rules and secrets.  Participants will do exercises and complete a painting using these composition lessons.  All levels of painters welcome.

Location:  Congregation Agudath Israel, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell, NJ 

Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

$80  (Early Bird price of $65 for those who register by January 3).

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The ABC's of Abstract Painting at Landgrove Inn
May
1
11:30 AM11:30

The ABC's of Abstract Painting at Landgrove Inn

300.00

This is a three-day workshop at the Landgrove Inn in Landgrove, Vermont. If you love the look of contemporary, nonrepresentational art but have no idea where to begin, this the workshop for you. Participants will be creating multiple types of abstract paintings, using various water media. No prior painting experience required.

Location: Landgrove Inn, Landgrove, VT

Dates: Friday, May 1, 2020, through Sunday, May 3, 2020

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