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The Colorado Watercolor Society coordinates a variety of water media workshops annually and all are open to the public. Our workshops offer artists of every skill level the ability to expand their knowledge and skills by learning from nationally recognized artists in a professional setting. 

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CWS Workshop List for 2019 



Jeanne Hyland    https://www.jeannehyland.com/

Jeanne Hyland will be teaching a three day workshop titled Wet & Workable; Portraits & Pets Demystified in April 2019 at the First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Boulevard, Englewood, CO. (southwest corner of Hampden Avenue and Colorado


April 16, 17, & 18, 2019

Workshop :     9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily ( the building may be entered at 8.30 a.m for set up) 

Lunch break : 11:30 - 12:00 p.m.



Workshop fees are $350 for CWS members and $400 for non-members (or members with lapsed membership dues).


Materials List

The most important materials, per Jeanne, are that you bring MOIST professional quality paints, some of them opaque, (a tube of Titanium White for blending opaque’s) well sized professional quality paper, (she has found Arches 140lb. to be the best for her techniques), and a couple stiff brushes.  She recommends Silver Brush “Rislon Line” or something similar and also recommends “BrushGuys.com” as a good source.  DickBlick is another option.


 The complete list can be accessed by clicking on the following PDF file

 Jeanne Hyland Supply List.pdf

 



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Ken Goldman   https://goldmanfineart.com/ken-goldman/


Ken Goldman will be teaching a three day workshop in April 2019 at the First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Boulevard, Englewood, CO. (southwest corner of Hampden Avenue and Colorado Boulevard


April 30, May 1& 2, 2019

Workshop :     9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily ( the building may be entered at 8.30 a.m for set up) 

Lunch break : 12:00- 1:00 p.m.



Workshop fees are $350 for CWS members and $400 for non-members (or members with lapsed membership dues).



Transform your favorite photos into eye-catching compositions by using patterns, rhythms and dynamic value placement in order to lead and circulate the viewer’s eye. Ken will teach you his unique method of doing a detailed crosshatch drawing that lays the foundation for a correct value study and then uses the layering of watercolor to achieve the final in depth bold, and saturated painting.  The crosshatching showing through in some places ads great texture and interest.  Ken will lead you into the creative realm of generating your own unique, rhythmical paintings through demonstrations, examples and one on one time with him. He is a renown expert in figure and portraiture painting, 

Ken has a talent for helping students take the fear out of painting with his warm, inviting demeanor. Years of experience have also proven he has the gifted ability to teach students the art of finding one’s own style and message, allowing each artist to create according to their own unique interests and personal style.

 

Ken is an internationally celebrated artist, teacher, author and juror. He has exhibited his works in various group and solo exhibits in Holland, Paris, Mexico, China, Italy as well as the U.S. His work is in numerous permanent collections, including the San Diego Museum of Fine Art, and the Zuo Wen Museum in Qindao, ChinaKen is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, San Diego Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of America (1995-2006) and the International Society of Acrylic Painters. He is past president of NWS and the author of twelve instructional books on Pastels, Acrylics, Charcoal, and Artistic Anatomy.  He has been featured in The Art of Watercolour, International Artist, Watercolor Magic, Splash 12, 13 & 19, and the Artist’s Magazine, among others.




 


 





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