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April Workshops 2014

Instructor: Alfred Dolezal
7525 Falcon Crest Drive, Suite 100, Redmond. Patti Dolezal, 434-989-3510, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.alfreddolezal.com
Drawing Skills I (teen & adults)
Thursdays 10am-noon, May 8-June 26
Cost $175 which includes basic materials
Drawing Skills II (teen & adults)
Saturdays 10am-noon, May 10-June 28
Cost $200 which includes basic materials
Oil Painting for Beginners
Wednesdays 2-4pm, May 7-June 25
Cost $200 which includes basic materials
Advanced Oil Painting
Tuesdays 2-4pm, May 6-June 24
Cost $225 (includes basic materials)
Chess for Beginners
Thursdays 2-4pm, May 8-June 26, Cost $80

Tracy at 503-930-4572, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.artinthemountains.com
June 16 – 20, Kim English Quick Capture
oil - studio & plein air
All levels welcome, cost $755 (includes model fees)
Need a crash course in value and shape? Kim’s dynamic workshop will teach you to rapidly capture gesture, light and form. Discover how to paint quickly and accurately concentrating on the process. We will have models each day and paint numerous studies practicing techniques for achieving a spontaneous, yet controlled approach. A working palette will be developed simplifying the comparison of color and value, an essential part of picture making.
June 23 - 27, Don Andrews Painting Figures in the Landscape
watercolor - studio
Beginning to advanced students, cost $625
Give life to your landscapes. Figures accent a painting unlike anything else. Don will teach you how to capture man’s relationship or contrast to nature and the environment. He will show you how to paint believable figures with lessons on figure construction and the variety of ways to use the human form as an accent, point of interest or dominant character.
 July 28 - August 1, Birgit O’Connor Rocks, Sand, Glass and Shells
watercolor - studio

Beginning to Advanced students - Some knowledge of watercolor is helpful.
Cost $655 Limit 20
Want a better understanding of creating depth, shape and dimension in a painting? Then this class is for you. Learn to control water and color to get an effective three-dimensional illusion. We will work with many different techniques to create textures on rocks, transparency in beach glass, underwater and wet rocks, realistic driftwood, sand, shells, kelp etc. the results are simple and stunning. You will be amazed at your own work! Birgit  is the author of Watercolor in Motion and Watercolor Essentials. She is a contributing editor to The Artist’s Magazine.

August 4 - 8, Gil Dellinger Turning Plein Air Sketches into Great Paintings
Intermediate to Advanced
Cost $695    
August 11 - 15, 2014.  Bend, OR
David Lobenberg
California-Vibe Watercolor Portraiture, studio
Beginning to Intermediate
Cost $595    Limit  20
Shake it up with David Lobenberg. Apply watercolor with splatters, swabs, slaps, splats, and slashes to that portrait you’ve be waiting to paint or use one of David’s outline drawings. Come flood, blossom, and create textures with a style that is about gesture, expressive color, soft transparency and hard opacity. You’ll paint several studies with step-by-step demonstrations from painting start to painting finish. David’s watercolor paintings can be found in private, public, and corporate collections across the country.  His work has been featured in American Artist, Southwest Art, and American Art Collector magazines.
August 18 – 22, Karen Rosasco Abstraction By Design
(using fluid acrylics and collage) - Studio

Beginning to Advanced
Cost $695    
Discover eight different innovative ways to begin an abstract painting the first two days of this exciting experimental workshop. Spend the next three days concentrating on finishing the paintings abstractly or semi-realistically with compositional design solutions, developing your own personal symbolism and creating unity!  Karen will guide you daily with informative demonstrations and individual and/or group critiques. She has been teaching art and design for over forty years and has won major awards in AWS and other shows. Karen’s work is collected privately and corporately, in the USA, Europe and South America.
August 25 - 29, Lian Quan Zhen East Meets West

Beginning to Advanced
Cost $625    Limit  20
Strengthen your artwork with the limitless creative possibilities of Chinese and watercolor painting. Lian will teach his approach on design, composition and color with clear, practical easy-to-follow demonstrations and instruction. The first 2 days, you will practice “Chinese Brush Painting” in a spontaneous style and then in detail. The following 3 days, your skills will continue to develop with Lian’s one-of-a-kind color pouring, blowing, and blending method. Participate in helpful critiques as he takes you step by step through several paintings.   Lian is the author of four Chinese Painting Instructional Books.


389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Suite 120, Bend, 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.org
Experiments in Combined Print Media
Artist in residence workshops taught by Matthew Letzelter, Chair MFA in Print Media at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Hosted by Atelier 6000 and ScaleHouse. First educational partnership with Pacific Northwest College or Art. Past the edges of original prints to contemporary commercial production, this workshop focuses on strategies for creating work that combines traditional and non-traditional print-based media. Discover how to print in multiple layers, experiment in collage and learn various printmaking techniques to create unique images to use in multiple formats.
Book Arts/Graphic Arts/Printmaking
Advanced students and professional artists.
$240/supply list (12 hours) April 12 & 13, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.coryjoneillphotography.com
April 26 - 27
Capture the Northwest’s most famous explosion of color. In this photo adventure, we will spend all day Saturday and most of Sunday roaming the hills, capturing fantastic images of this annual event. Along the way, we’ll discuss techniques such as depth-of-field blending, exposure bracketing and photo stitching, plus other tools that will take your images to the next level. In addition, you will have the opportunity to upload your images from the weekend for review and sharing. Hiking difficulty: moderate (some off-trail travel through rocky grass hills) skill level: basic to professional. Cost: $225
May 31 - June 1
As one of the premier waterfall locations in the world, the Columbia Gorge has much to offer the landscape photographer. For this photo adventure, I’ll be leading a small group of individuals to into gorgeous canyons to explore and photograph several stunningly beautiful waterfall environments. We will spend all of Saturday and Sunday morning shooting and exploring, and then spend the second half of Sunday working with modern post-processing techniques to create our artistic vision for each image. Field locations: Columbia Gorge, including Eagle Creek, Ruckel Creek and Oneonta Gorge. Hiking difficulty: moderate (hiking on established trails, with off-trail travel on slippery rocks, wading knee-deep streams) skill level: basic to professional, cost: $225
June 14 - 15
Beautiful Landscapes Part I
Photoshop for Landscape Photographers
Fine art landscape and wilderness photography. Learn how to post-process your landscape images to give them that professional pop and beauty in this two-day intensive workshop. Designed for beginning and intermediate photographers with little or no experience with Adobe Photoshop, this workshop will give you hands-on instruction and practice with your own images as you learn a processing workflow that maximizes the quality and beauty of your landscape photographs. This workshop is the first in a series designed to help photographers create beautiful, dynamic and moving landscape images. The second workshop in this series will be offered in the Fall of 2014. Hiking difficulty: easy/none. Skill level: beginner/intermediate, cost: $225


Terri Ford, Rich Underpainting & Luminous Light
Studio/plein air pastel, June 5-8
Registration Deadline April 5
Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits
July 14-18
Registration Deadline May 14
G. Russell Case, Plein Air in Oils
August 7-9 reception at Mockingbird Gallery
Registration Deadline July 7
Skip Lawrence, Artistic Explorations
All painting mediums welcome, Aug 18-22
Registration Deadline June 18
Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action
Oil & acrylic, October 17-20

Registration Deadline July 10
David Kinker and James Sampsel, Plein Air Painting on the Wild & Scenic Rogue River
Lodge-to-lodge rafting & plein air painting trip. All artists and significant others welcome
June 1-5 or August 30-September 3
Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.cascadefineartworkshops.com

Hanneke Cassel Scottish Fiddle Champion at the April OOTFA State Convention.

Workshops are free and made possible by a grant from the the Kielhorn Endowment Fund of the OOTFA and available to youth members 18 and under. Non members are eligible to apply by obtaining a family membership with the OOTFA for $20. There are 25 spots for each workshop accepted in the order in which they are received. Roland White,
541-647-4789, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Plein Air Class, Saturday May 3
No outdoor painting experience necessary. Visit www.gildellinger.com for more details. 209-601-2973
Oil, Acrylic and Pastel
Class duration 10 weeks, 15 students Maximum.
Individual sessions available.

Join Cindy for a Painting Vacation in Venice. June 26-July 2. Our host - Cooking-Vacations.com was featured on the cover of National Geographic Traveler for their excellent packages and local expertise. Trip is for all levels and non-artists too. Package includes Plein Air Watercolor Workshop in Venice, Murano & Burano, accommodations in the popular Dorsoduro district. Bonus: professionally guided Rialto market tour, hands-on cooking class and group dinner. $3,195 PP/DO, just a few spaces available.
Switzerland July 2014 and Spain in May 2015, Art Station classes and private & group studio lessons also available. Details: visit www.MakeEveryDayAPainting.com or call Cindy at 541-420-9463.

Register: sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend
Drop in Studio Class (Daytime) with David Kinker
Mondays, 9:30am-12:30pm, $25 per session, contact David at 541-383-2069 (or just drop in). An experienced artist and great teacher for all mediums.
Drop in Studio Class (Evening) with David Kinker
Mondays, 6-9pm, $25 per session, contact David at 541-383-2069 (or just drop in). This is the same as the daytime class so if you can’t make the morning class, try this one. You are sure to learn something new.
Beginning Acrylics with Carol Picknell
Sunday afternoons, $25 each session.
Call Carol at 360-880-5088.
Non-Instructional Life Drawing Lab
Tuesday, April 15 and 29, 1-4pm Artists share the cost of the live model each session. Call Nora Kolberg Miller,541-460-9053 for more information. And don’t miss the gallery show of six local artists on Saturday, June 14. Enjoy wine, fruit and cheese while browsing the fine art.
Watercolor Wednesdays
with Jennifer Ware Kempcke
Learn new techniques in watercolor with this fun group which meets each Wednesday from 10am-12pm. And it’s FREE to members, only $5 to non members.
Lunch and Learn
April 11 at 12pm. This month features Kay Larkin giving Photo Tips for Painters. Bring a sack lunch and learn something new. (A $3 donation is requested)

Join Nina Ross PhD., http://ninarossphd.com/, a visiting artist/psychotherapist from Santa Fe, New Mexico for a weekend of creativity and personal exploration. From a Jungian perspective, Nina will guide participants in active imagination, creating art pieces, listening to dreams and journal writing toward the discovery and embracing of your own ‘inner knowing’. No artistic experience necessary. CEU’s available for certified counselors/art therapists.
Workshop will be held in a private venue beginning evening of June 6 and ending June 8. Cost is $300 before April 15 and $325 after, $100 deposit due to hold spot; closes May 15. Participants are responsible for lodging and art supplies (list upon deposit), food is included. Limited to 10-12 participants. Contact for more information; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.