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Workshops
Schedules and Material List

2018 Workshops
Jan. 13 to 19
Watercolor, studio and Plain-air
 

Painting vacation - Casa de Los Artistas, Inc.
Boca de Tomatlan, Jalisco, Mexico
(Almost full)
http://www.artworkshopvacations.com/

  Robert Masla
(413) 625-8382

bob@MaslaFineArt.com
Jan. 28
Chinese painting
 

Yuma, AZ (Full, waiting list)

  Judy Wright
(406) 531-7339
hummingbirdjw@yahoo.com
Jan. 29 to 31
Watercolor
 

Yuma, AZ (Full, waiting list)

  Judy Wright
(406) 531-7339
hummingbirdjw@yahoo.com
Feb. 22 to 24
Watercolor
 

Sun & Fun RV Resort,
Sarasota, FL

  Sherry Stoltzfus
gapenterprise@yahoo.com
Feb. 26 to March 1
Watercolor
 

Waterloo Watercolor Group
Austin, TX
http://www.waterloowatercolor.org/

  Chuck Wallance
(512) 659-1281
chuck.wallace@bridgesinternational.com
March 3 & 4
Watercolor
 

Albany, GA

  Carole Gum
229-432-5417
klgum@mchsi.com
March 5 & 6
Watercolor
 

Wildwood Community Center
The Villages, FL
(Full, waiting list)

  Julie McGlone
(352) 750-1068
Mcglone72@hotmail.com
May 2 to 4
Watercolor
 

Fairborn Art Association
Dayton, Ohio
http://fairbornart.org/

  Pat Dunker
(937) 562-3014
Pwdunk@gmail.com
May 7 to 11
Chinese paitning & Watercolor
 

Tennessee Watercolor Society
Nashville, TN
http://tnws.org/

  Janet Felts
(931) 627-4872
jfeltsart@gmail.com
June 11 to 14
Watercolor
 

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
Santa Clara, CA
https://www.scvws.org/

  Susan Jochheim
sjochheim@execustaffhr.com
Aug. 10 to 12
Watercolor
 

Shernya Vininsky Studio
Montreal, Canada
http://shernya.artbo.ca/art-classes.html#Watercolour

  Sheruqa Viniusky
(450) 458-6660
kv@ca.inter.net
Aug. 20 to 24
Watercolor
 

Art in the Mountains
Bend, OR
http://www.artinthemountains.com/schedule.html

  Tracy Culbertson
(503) 930-4572
info@artinthemountains.com
Sept. 5 to 8
Watercolor
 

Spokane Art Supply
Spokane, WA
http://spokaneartsupply.com/

  Craig M
(509) 327-6628
craigm@myartsupply.com
Sept. 20 to 22
Watercolor
 

California Watercolor Association
Walnut Creek, CA
http://www.californiawatercolor.org/index.php

 
registrar@californiawatercolor.org
Sept. 24 to 27
Watercolor
 

Kentucky Watercolor society
Louisville, KY
http://www.kentuckywatercolorsociety.org/

  Judy Egerton ( 502) 635-7622 or
Susan Christensen (502) 294-3148
susankch@bardstown.com
Oct. 2 to 4
Watercolor
 

Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Society (SPAC)
Sidney, B.C., Canada
http://spacsociety.com/

  spacworkshops@gmail.com
Oct. 11 to 13
Watercolor
 

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

  dixiewatercolorsociety@msn.com
Oct. 19 to 21
Watercolor
 
Studio Channel Islands
Camarillo
CA
http://studiochannelislands.org/
  (805) 383-1368
info@studiochannelislands.org
Oct. 26 to 28
Watercolor
 

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

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

North Augusta, SC

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

Huntsville Museum of Art
Huntsville, AL
http://hsvmuseum.org/

  Laura E. Smith
(256) 535.4350 ext. 222
lsmith@hsvmuseum.org

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 Pointed - number 2, 3
Flat - ¼ inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for applying masking such as Windsor and Newton aquarelle brushes), ½ inch and 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: Pebeo Drawing Gum, 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 masking tape or clear packing tape, 2 sheets of graphite papers (transfer paper, erasable), a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer, 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. If you can't blow the color liquids while painting, get a can of Compressed Gasduster from office supply store.

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