Group Workshops

At Home Zoom Workshop: Painting in Gouache from Photo Reference

Your home

Welcome painters! Here's the idea: - The workshop will take place on two consecutive days, 3 hours each day for a total of 6 hours. - The dates are Thursday, May 28th, 9:00-noon and Friday, May 29th, 9:00-noon. - I'll be painting with gouache. You can paint with whatever media works well in your home, […]

$80

At Home Zoom Workshop: Let’s Paint Flowers

Your home

It's spring...let's paint flowers! Many of you have told me that you'd love to paint flowers but find it challenging. Let's break down the process for painting them into bite sized steps to end up with satisfying paintings you'll feel proud of. Hint: it's all about shapes, values and color! Here's the idea: - The […]

$80

Let’s Paint Flowers – Gouache Workshop

Your home

It's summer...let's paint flowers! Many of you have told me that you'd love to paint flowers but find it challenging. Let's break down the process for painting them into bite sized steps to end up with satisfying paintings you'll feel proud of. Hint: it's all about shapes, values and color! Here's the idea: - The […]

$80

Zoom Workshop: Creating Space – Painting Interiors

Your home

Painting interior scenes - just like painting landscapes or anything else - is about creating the illusion of space and that involves using the techniques of perspective, value and color. Painting interiors is a great opportunity to hone those skills and at the same time to create paintings that are unique and appealing. Here's the […]

$80

Zoom Workshop: “A View Through the Window”

Your home

Looking through our windows - whether they're the windows in our homes, studios or cars or whether we're looking into them or out of them - is one of the ways we see the world around us. Let's express that in paint! Painting scenes through our windows - just like painting landscapes or anything else […]

$90

Zoom Workshop: Painting a Master Study

Your home

Let's start the New Year off by studying from the masters! Doing master studies is an age-old method for learning how to improve our paintings. By emulating the masters we can understand their choices and techniques and apply the lessons learned in our own work. We'll focus generally on composition, value and color, though each […]

$90

Still Life Workshop: Bon Appetít!

Your home

Dear Painters, What's your favorite food? I've got many, but one is definitely peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. I think that's what I'll paint (again) in this next workshop. Let's set up our favorite food(s) on our tables at home, put a spot light on them and paint them from life in this workshop. Think Wayne […]

$100

It’s spring! Let’s Paint Flowers

Your home

Dear Painters, Everywhere flowers are in bloom. Let's put a few on our tables and paint them from life in this workshop on Zoom. Many of you have told me that you'd love to paint flowers but find it challenging. Let's break down the process for painting them into bite sized steps to end up […]

$100

Painting the Plein Air Landscape in Petaluma

Lakeville Highway & Old Lakeville Rd #3 Petaluma

It's summer...let's get out and paint and enjoy a day studying value and color in plein air. I'll start this class doing a short value sketch demonstration on paper, in order to establish a value design in my scene. Each of you will do the same and we'll have a value "roadmap" for our paintings. […]

$80

July Zoom Workshop – The Figure in the Landscape (or Cityscape)

Your home

Figures in the landscape (or in the cityscape) help enliven scenes in paintings and make them more interesting. Let's focus on that in this next Zoom workshop.  The Figure in the Landscape (or Cityscape) Thursday July 22nd and Friday, July 23rd, 2021 9:00 to 1:00 (Pacific Time) both days On Zoom from the comfort of your own […]

$100