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Workshops
Schedules and Material List

2019 Workshops (remaining)
Sept. 16 to 18
Watercolor
 

Port Alberni, BC
Canada

  Elizabeth Yuen (Liz)
elizabethyuen@yahoo.com
Sept. 21 to 23
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

  Xenia Rose Shafer
xenrose@aol.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 (Full, waiting list)
https://www.amberpalmerwatercolorworkshops.com/

  Mind Vacation Watercolor Workshops
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
2020 Workshops
Jan.11 to 18
Watercolor Painting Vacation
 

Boca de Tomatlan (15 miles from Puerto Vallarta)
Jalisco, Maxico
(Early Registration with $100 discount)
http://www.artworkshopvacations.com/february-13-20-2016-watercolor-painting-color-pouring-and-blending-with-master-artist-lian-quan-zhen/

  Robert Masla
(413) 625-8382
bob@maslafineart.com
Jan. 25 & 26
watercolor
Jan. 27 & 28 Chinese painting
 

Savannah Art Association,
Wilmington Island, GA
https://www.savart1920.com/

  Sraah Lynne Bernzott
(912) 289-7038 (912) 232-7731
savsadie@gmail.com
savart1920@gmail.com
Feb. 3 to 5
Chinse painting
& Watercolor
 

One day Chinese painting and 2 days Watercolor
Yuma, AZ

  Debe Nidiffer
(928) 210-9119
bnidiffer@roadrunner.com
Feb. 13 & 14
Watercolor
 

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

  Julie McGlone
(352) 750-1068
Mcglone72@hotmail.com
Feb. 15 & 16
Watercolor
 

Cape Coral, FL

  Judith MacLaren
(239) 242-0495
jmaclaren59@aol.com
Feb. 18 & 19
Watercolor
 

The Highlands,
Marana, AZ
(Full, waiting list)

  Lynda Hassett
(707) 468-5001
lrhassett@comcast.net
Feb. 20 Chinse painting
Feb.21 & 22
Watercolor
    Katherine Reyes
(520) 398-2371
kreyes089@gmail.com
March 16 to 18
Watercolor
 

Williamsburg, VA

  Kay Krapfl
kkrapfl@aol.com
March 20 to 22
Watercolor
    Kathleen Bernard
(979) 865-4278
(979) 525-1876
contact@hollandstgallery.com
March 29 to April 1
Watercolor
 

Bartlesville Art Association
Bartlesville, OK
https://www.bartlesvilleartassociation.org/upcoming-classes/

  Ashley Artistry
flyingspirit777@gmail.com
bartlesvilleartassociation@gmail.com
April 6 to 8
Watercolor
 

Albany, GA

  Carole Gum
(229) 432-5417
klgum@mchsi.com
April 17 to 19 Chinse painting &
Watercolor
 

Rhode Island

  Lois Erhartic
(401) 862-8104
brushdance2008@gmail.com
April 23 to 26 Watercolor Plein Air
 

Watercolor sketching outdoor at Red Rock Canyon & Spring Mountain State Park
Las Vegas, NV. Each day has two sessions: one in the morning and the other at afternoon. More details will be available soon.

  Amber Palmer
(530) 899-8401
amberpmft@sbcglobal.net
May 5 to 8
2 day Chinse painting
& 2 day
Watercolor
 

Northern Arizona Watercolor Society
Sedona, AZ
https://www.naws-az.org/workshops/

  Meg Beauchamp
(928) 592-7341
megmbeauchamp@gmail.com
May 15 to 17
Watercolor
 

Valley Watercolor Society
San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Tarzana, CA
https://valleywatercolorsociety.org/events/#!event/2020/2/14/3-day-workshop-with-andy-evansen

  Selina Cheng
(310) 283-4105
selinachengart@aol.com
June 4 to 6
Watercolor
 

The Art Guid of Tellico Village, TN
https://www.tellicoartguild.org/workshops-and-classes

  Laura Hersh
(630) 649-8020
lrhersh001@gmail.com
June 18 to 20
Watercolor
 

1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
https://1440.org/programs/

  Reservations: (888) 727-1440
General Inquiries: (844) 544-1440
August 5 to 9 Chinse painting
& Watercolor
 

East Meets the West-Chinese Painting and Watercolor
The Art of Living Retreat Center, Boon, NC
https://artoflivingretreatcenter.org/calendar/

  Ginny Paige
(800) 392-2867
ginnyp@artoflivingretreatcenter.org
August 17 to 21 Chinse painting
& Watercolor
 

Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck, NY 12572
https://www.eomega.org/rhinebeck

  (877) 944-2002
(845)-580-9049
Sept 18 to 20
Watercolor
 

Spokane Art Supply, Spokane, WA
http://spokaneartsupply.com/workshops/5098543

  1-800-556-5568
(
509) 327-6628 (50) 327-6622
info@spokaneartsupply.com
Oct. 3 to 5 Chinse painting
&
Watercolor
 

Desert Art League
Ridgecrest, CA
https://www.desertartistsleague.org/events/lian-zhen

  Carolyn McDaniel
(760) 608-9454
mcdaniel_91@msn.com
Oct. 22 to 24
Watercolor
Oct. 25 Chinese painting
 

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 Black Velvet brushes.
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 measuring 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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