Group Workshops

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, CA

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

Zoom Drop-in Wednesdays – Any Wednesday in August, September, October

Your home

Join me on any or every Wednesday in August, September and October for a virtual "drop-in and paint" at my studio on Zoom. I'll be there working on a painting and you are welcome to join me and work on your painting. I won't be giving a demonstration, but I'm happy to talk as we […]

$40

Painting the Landscape in Plein Air – Golden Gate Park

Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CA

It's still 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 […]

$80

Painting the San Francisco Landscape at Crissy Field

Crissy Field

The best weather is here now...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 […]

$80

Three Objects on the Table – A Still Life Painting Workshop on Zoom

Dear Painters, Let's put three objects on our tables: something shiny (reflective, polished), something clear (transparent, translucent) and something organic (a flower(s) or food(s). Let's arrange these objects into compelling compositions and then render them in paint with a limited palette. Sound like fun? Please join me! Sound challenging? All the better! Objects on the […]

$135

Objects on the Table – A Still Life Painting Workshop on Zoom

Dear Painters, Let's paint more objects on the table in April (different ones this time from what we did in February) and continue to practice creating captivating compositions and designs.  Let's sketch these compositions in black & white (value study) and then render them in paint with a limited palette. Sound like fun? Please join […]

$135