Tag Archives: workshop

The Fabulous Texas Ranch Plein Air Gathering

Plein Air is derived from the French phrase “en plein air” which means in the open air.  So plein air painting would mean painting outside.  Many artists paint strictly in their studio, other artists like to experience the essence of … Continue reading

Posted in Painting, Photography, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Beating the Workshop Blues

I have gone to numerous watercolor workshops. Some were taught by nationally known watercolorists and some were taught by local artists. The amount learned had nothing to do with how well-known the artist was. The first few workshops I went … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Painting, Watercolor, Workshops | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Beating the Workshop Blues

22 Ways to Get the Most Out of an Art Workshop

1. Don’t take notes verbatim. Just take down the main points. 2. Watch and listen intently. 3. Email the workshop coordinator or teacher for a supply list, advance reading list, etc. 4. Dress in layers so you can be comfortable. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Fine Art, Workshops | Tagged , | Comments Off on 22 Ways to Get the Most Out of an Art Workshop