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LOLA-Watercolor Workshop Watercolor Energizer: Paint with Confidence!
September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 1, 2020
Do you need to loosen up with expressive brushwork and bolder composition and color? Do you need encouragement and more confidence in your own creativity? Do you need blocks of time to paint? Do you need specific how-to skills in basic watercolor techniques? If the answer to any or all of these is yes, then treat yourself to a creative week of personal art-making. Mornings will begin with short inspirational readings to spark your creative spirit, followed by how-to demos in watercolor techniques. Topics include: strong composition & design, how to loosen up with expressive brushwork, how to do wet-in-wet and drybrush techniques, how to glaze to achieve beautiful transparency, and how to keep color fresh and bold. And there will be an added bonus: how to resurrect those so-called “dead paintings” by lifting and other techniques. Afternoons are for your own quiet painting time, with one-on-one guidance from Jane. Each afternoon session will end with an inspirational or instructional DVD. Jane is skilled at uncovering and playing to your strengths, and she creates a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere. You’ll also enjoy the interaction and camaraderie of kindred spirits—fellow artists trying to conquer this marvelous and maddening medium! Instructor Bio:
Jane Barnard is a highly skilled and supportive teacher, a member of the Wisconsin Watercolor Society, Wisconsin Visual Artists, and Wisconsin Plein Air Painters. She has a master’s degree from Marquette University. Her studies have included the University of Paris (Sorbonne), the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and workshops from master watercolorists. She teaches at The Clearing in Door County, Dillman’s Creative Art Center in Lac Du Flambeau, WI, The Hub in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, among others. She has led two Art Workshops to Provence, France, and she is also one of the Artists-in-Residence at The Lemon Tree House 2-week workshop in Tuscany, Italy in May 2020.
$425.00 w/supply list needed
Held in the LOLA Upstairs Art Room w/continental breakfast each day
All levels are welcome, but if you are an “absolute” beginner,please contact Jane prior to class.
Deadline for payment/registration: Sept. 21
Discounted lodging at area motels for LOLA students. Visit lolaartswi.com for details.
Workshop Supply List See below, lolaartswi.com, or call 715.547.3950.
Bag Lunch each day
Smock or apron
Optional: Bring works in progress or photos you’d like to paint from.
Deadline for payment/registration: September 21
Register on-line at lolaartswi.com or by calling 715.547.3950
LOLA Center for the Arts: 4262 County Rd. B, downtown Land O’ Lakes, WI