Workshop Calendar

Fantasy Desert Butte Landscape: A Work-in-Progress with Margot Guerrera

Fantasy Desert Butte Landscape: A Work-in-Progress with Margot Guerrera

Margot Guerrera — sculptor, adornment designer, and painter of miniatures — works in watercolor and other natural pigments, which she collects and makes herself. Her work is available to view and purchase at her Etsy shop, MargotGuerrera. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Guerrera’s ongoing workshops: Miniature Painting, Mineral Pigment Making, and Sacred Painting. For more information, please visit margotguerrera.blogspot.com, artistsminerals.blogspot.com, or...

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Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

  Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013 The thrill of creating watercolor journals lies in the simplicity of the entire process. A watercolor travel palette, pen, pencil, water container, journal book with watercolor paper pages and personal items like a stool and sunscreen allow you to work at locations during a trip or a visit to old stomping grounds. The purpose is to take home visual recollections of the many things you find intriguing and would not otherwise have the time to...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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Fun with Watercolor II / Starts October 31, 2012

Fun with Watercolor II / Starts October 31, 2012

The beauty and challenge of painting in transparent watercolor can now be explored in this continuation of the “Fun With Watercolor” course. Any painter who has some experience in watercolor is welcome to join this class, which explores professional-quality techniques, composition possibilities and advanced strategies for beautiful watercolors. When:  Wednesday, October 31 to December 12, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 Time:  1:30 to...

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Silk Painting and Surface Design / September 22, 2012

Silk Painting and Surface Design / September 22, 2012

This course will introduce the exciting field of painting on silk. Even beginners can produce amazing wearable art accessories, quilting, wall hangings and fine art. Use many different techniques when dyeing and painting on silk including shibori, resist and discharge techniques. A review of the history of silk, its many uses and its properties will be discussed. Contemporary use of silk, as in inkjet printing, printmaking and experimental techniques, will be encouraged in this class. Most...

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Fun with Watercolor I / Starts September 19, 2012

Fun with Watercolor I / Starts September 19, 2012

This painting class introduces beginning students to the fundamentals of making beautiful watercolors. Learn how to use paint, brushes and paper to create easy and fun effects that excite and entertain. All the basic techniques of paint application and tool usage are covered, as well as professional strategies for starting, executing and finishing paintings. Have lots of fun with watercolors while learning professional-quality techniques. Michael McGuire is an accomplished artist and teacher...

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Draw the Seasonal Harvest / Starts September 28th, 2012

Draw the Seasonal Harvest / Starts September 28th, 2012

Start drawing beautiful botanical forms. Each week new subject matter is introduced. Learn how to render values done in black and white pencil. Expand your understanding of form and volume and apply it to any media. First, discover useful exercises in pencil and then add basic watercolor washes. View examples from master artists. Class demonstrations and class dialogue will support your efforts in drawing a convincing, delicious looking subject. This class is open to beginners and intermediate...

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Botanical and Still-Life Drawing and Watercolor / Starts September 29, 2012

Botanical and Still-Life Drawing and Watercolor / Starts September 29, 2012

Explore watercolor techniques: wet on wet, glazing and dry brush while learning about botanical and still-life art work. Color theory, drawing and painting demonstrations are given throughout the course. Individual guidance is provided for every skill level. Develop a series of studies or final artwork. Lisa Coddington has a Master of Arts degree from Syracuse University and has taught around the United States. When:  Saturday, Sept. 29-Nov. 17, 2012 Where: Santa Fe Community College / 6401...

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Big Brushes, Big Paper: A Wild Ride with Watercolor at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Big Brushes, Big Paper: A Wild Ride with Watercolor at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Are you blocked by the ditsies-those always-the-same watercolors? Come explore color with BIG brushes, big paper and rich gooey pigment. A good dose of color theory, design tools, value patterns and wet in wet will shatter those ditsies! When:August 6-12, 2012Where: Ghost Ranch, 65 miles north of Santa Fe on Hwy 84 Time: all day for a week Cost: $350 plus lodging & meals Phone: 505-685-4333 Website/Blog Address: www.ghostranch.org [issuu width=420 height=382 backgroundColor=%23222222...

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Santa Fe Artists on YouTube: Sumi-e Dojos with Southwest Sumi Sensai William Preston

Santa Fe Artists on YouTube: Sumi-e Dojos with Southwest Sumi Sensai William Preston

Spend a morning or afternoon experiencing the techniques, materials, and aesthetics of the art of sumi-e with sumi master William Preston at his Pojoaque studio and home, twenty minutes north of Santa Fe. No previous experience is required; all needed materials are provided. Learn the techniques that make sumi-e so appealing or explore Oriental brushwork to push your traditional watercolor paintings beyond the ordinary. Hands-on painting and practice with sensai William Preston will expand...

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Color Mixing Package with Robin Pascal / DIY Santa Fe Art Month / Available March 3rd, 10th, & 17th 2012

Color Mixing Package with Robin Pascal / DIY Santa Fe Art Month / Available March 3rd, 10th, & 17th 2012

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.


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Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

  To commemorate DIY Santa Fe, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto are giving away a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March 2012. To enter, contestants can visit DIY Santa Fe to complete the entry form (located below), which asks contestants to summarize in 150-words or less, what the ‘Spirit of Santa Fe’ means to them. A committee of DIY artist judges will read all submissions and select the final winner. The winner will be announced on Feb. 20, 2012...

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Book your creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Book your creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Experience the Land of Enchantment in a truly hands-on manner while getting to know the city’s art, culture, history, heritage and people. Santa Fe Creative Tourism and The Inn and Spa at Loretto have partnered to present our DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package, featuring fabulous workshops, classes and experiences taught by local community members in vibrant artists’ studios and other settings. From painting and glassworks, writing and journaling, to photography and crafts, experiencing...

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Sumi-e Dojo (Intensive) Sumi-e and Chinese Watercolor Workshop with William Preston

Sumi-e Dojo (Intensive) Sumi-e and Chinese Watercolor Workshop with William Preston

  William Preston’s life-long interest in sumi-e has escalated into the consuming passion of his long career as a professional artist. Born in 1930, he has drawn and painted since childhood.   With only a little formal art training, he has sold bull-fight ink drawings in Mexico City, practiced sumi and photography in Los Angeles, illustrated books in New York City, sold elegant watercolors from his lobster shack gallery in Maine, exhibited drawings and paintings in Key West, and had solo...

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Three-to-five day workshops with Valdes Art Workshops / Summer 2012

Three-to-five day workshops with Valdes Art Workshops / Summer 2012

www.valdesartworkshops.com Winter classes and next summer’s art workshops are already starting to fill up! Have you looked at the Valdes Art Workshops site lately? There’s lots of new information. See the Winter 2012 weekly class schedule. Also, see the schedule for the Summer 2012 three-to-five day workshops. Registration is open for both winter and summer classes. Call or email us with any questions, and call to register. Please call 505-982-0017 or email us for any further...

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Studio 13,14,& 15 / Fionna Buck, Paul Biagi, & High Desert Arts / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 13,14,& 15 / Fionna Buck, Paul Biagi, & High Desert Arts / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

  Studio 13 13 Victorio Peak | 505-471-6083 Cross streets – Richards Ave and Dalton Pass Fionna Buck watercolor, encaustic wax, mixed media www.fionnabuck.com     Studio 14 17A Bisbee Court | 505-424-1745 Cross streets – Cerrillos and Rancho Viejo Blvd Paul Biagi acrylics www.biagistudiogallery.com     Studio 15 High Desert Arts – 7511 Mallard Way | 505-982-9875 Cross streets – Constellation Dr and Airport Rd John Baker photography www.highdesertartsnm.com  ...

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Studio 4,5,& 6 / Melanie DeLuca,Jamie Gagan & Rebecca Banet / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 4,5,& 6 / Melanie DeLuca,Jamie Gagan & Rebecca Banet / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 4 1309 Calle Ramon | 505-983-2709  Off of Hyde Park Road www.santafestudiotour.com Melanie DeLuca jewelry, painted assemblage     Studio 5 1519 Upper Canyon Rd #12 | 505-984-1172 Jamie Gagan watercolor, printmaking, mixed media, jewelry     Studio 6 110 W Berger Street | 317-752-0558  Cross streets – Don Gaspar and Berger St Rebecca Banet sculptural mixed media www.commissionart.net   Santa Fe Studio Tour Maps Maps will also be at the different studios. Santa Fe...

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Studio 2 & 3 – Jan Denton & Los Muertos Fine Art Works / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 2 & 3 – Jan Denton & Los Muertos Fine Art Works / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 2 5B Calle San Martin | 505-988-9560 Cross streets – Tano Road and Ridgetop Road www.santafestudiotour.com Jan Denton oils, watercolor   Studio 3 Los Muertos Fine Art Works 701- A Viento Dr | 505-515-4550 Cross streets – St Francis Drive and Alamo off of Calle Mejia John Maldonado hand tinwork and frames www.losmuertosart.com   Stacey Maldonado acrylic on tin and canva www.losmuertosart.com     Santa Fe Studio Tour Maps Maps will also be at the different...

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Studio 1 – Shutter and Brush Fine Art / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 1 – Shutter and Brush Fine Art / Fall Santa Fe Studio Tour 2011 / November 12-13, 2011

Studio 1 Shutter and Brush Fine Art | 1104 Bishops Lodge Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501 | 505-983-6021 www.santafestudiotour.com Dave Robinson fine art digital photo illustration dave@shutterandbrushfineart.com, www.shutterandbrushfineart.com Teena Robinson encaustic painting, acrylic, watercolor teena@shutterandbrushfineart.com, www.shutterandbrushfineart.com Jane Barry fine jewelry ceibadesigns@me.com, www.ceibadesigns.net Mac Read Photography photography Karren Sahler pastels, color pencils...

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5 Day Painting the streets of Santa Fe Package with Michael Lewis

5 Day Painting the streets of Santa Fe Package with Michael Lewis

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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DIY Santa Fe – Spring Break March 2012 – Workshops, Classes and Experiences in Santa Fe, New Mexico

DIY Santa Fe – Spring Break March 2012 – Workshops, Classes and Experiences in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Experience the Land of Enchantment in a truly hands-on manner while getting to know the city’s art, culture, history, heritage and people. Santa Fe Creative Tourism and The Inn and Spa at Loretto have partnered to present our DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package, featuring fabulous workshops, classes and experiences taught by local community members in vibrant artists’ studios and other settings. From painting and glassworks, writing and journaling, to photography and crafts, experiencing...

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5-Day Private Painting Workshops – Watercolor, Acrylic and/or Oil with Cathy Carey

5-Day Private Painting Workshops – Watercolor, Acrylic and/or Oil with Cathy Carey

We will work on the foundation concepts of color theory and composition. It will be reinforced by looking at local art in galleries, and discussing how these concepts are used to create meaning, mood and aesthetic paintings. Group exercises help students break the ice and get working! Day 2 – 5 I will work with each student on their own ideas and paintings, helping them move to the next level in their process. Studio work, and outdoor painting are possible with our location so close to...

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Sumi-e Dojo (Intensive) Sumi-e and Chinese Watercolor Workshop with William Preston

Sumi-e Dojo (Intensive) Sumi-e and Chinese Watercolor Workshop with William Preston

A life-long professional artist, 30 years of it in NM, William Preston now interprets the familiar landscape of New Mexico in sumi-e and Chinese watercolor on rice paper. Enjoy a day learning to use sumi ink and brush on rice paper, exploring basic techniques and how Mr. Preston interprets Southwest Flora and the landscape with an ancient Oriental traditional art form. Classes are held in the main room of his authentic old adobe in Pojoaque and homemade lunch is included. This former oil...

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Photography, Poetry, Calligraphy, & Art at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu

Photography, Poetry, Calligraphy, & Art at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu

Ghost Ranch is a place where the elements of community, culture, light and dialog form the basis of a special learning process.Each year Ghost Ranch, sponsors dozens of exhibits, performances, lectures and other special events. Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu offers a Georgia O’Keeffe Landscape Tour, hiking trails, two internationally  known Museums, the new Piedra Lumbre Education and Visitor Center with exhibits featuring the history and culture of northern New Mexico, an art gallery and gift shop....

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Discovering the Joys of Learning, Play and Community – Santa Fe Children’s Museum

Discovering the Joys of Learning, Play and Community – Santa Fe Children’s Museum

  Adults aren’t the only ones who enjoy the pulsing innovation of one of the world’s most creative cities. The Santa Fe Children’s Museum is one of America’s top-rated children’s museums, and is consistently voted as a don’t-miss for kids in Santa Fe. One vision underlies everything the Museum does: children learn by creating! The Museum’s indoor exhibit space offers unlimited opportunities for children to discover the world around them; explore art, experiment with science, and just...

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“Art Spot” The Creative Learning Spot – Classes & Workshops

“Art Spot” The Creative Learning Spot – Classes & Workshops

We want all who walk through our doors to share in the “Artisan Experience”. We sell supplies to fuel creativity, share our knowledge of how to use them and give exceptional service to make everyone feel special. We strive to have fun in our jobs and create such an environment for our customers. We treat ourselves, employees, suppliers and customers with respect with the goal of enriching everyone’s  life who have shared in the “Artisan Experience”. We offer both classes that meet more that...

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THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS

THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS

This year, 2011, marks the second year of THE ABIQUIU WORKSHOPS headquartered in , on the Chama River, 45 miles North West of Santa Fe, N.M. The Abiquiu Workshops is pleased to announce the partnership with The Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center, located in the Valley of the Shining Stone. This is the area where Georgia O’Keeffe lived and worked. The Abiquiu Workshops go beyond the technical. The ultimate goal of each workshop is to engage mind, body and spirit in the creative process....

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STARLIGHT RANCH ART WORKSHOPS

STARLIGHT RANCH ART WORKSHOPS

Starlight Ranch is a beautiful, inspirational setting for artist workshops and retreats; classes are small with lots of demonstrations and personal attention (lunch included)! Our teachers have a long history in New Mexico (either born here or worked and taught here for years); you only have to go to their websites (linked from Starlight Ranch) to see their gorgeous paintings of local landscape and ranch-life scenes. When: Workshops held throughout the year Time: 3 Day Workshops Cost:...

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3 Day Thematic Intensive: Evolution/Revolution with Diane Rolnick

3 Day Thematic Intensive: Evolution/Revolution with Diane Rolnick

Artists, students, come and spend 3 wonderful days focusing on a thematic project with artist, Diane Rolnick, who will give you direction, inspiration, and facilitate ideas or technical advice as you develop a series or body of work. Working in paint (oil, acrylic, watercolor), mixed-media (photography, collage, acrylic grounds, assemblage), drawing mediums, (pastel, charcoal, pencil), or any combination of media, each student will develop a focused body of work that could progress to new...

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Artist, Elizabeth Mesh, Talks about the Creative Process.

Artist, Elizabeth Mesh, Talks about the Creative Process.

As a teacher and owner of Artists for Hire, my number one rule is that there are no mistakes. I take this even further in a workshop or session…I try to bridge the gap between what the artist thinks should be produced and what they need to produce. This is a subtle, but very profound gap that can be worked out if the teacher and artist are aware of it. In regular, weekly, sessions with people, or in large workshops, over several days, I help the artist find what works for them to make...

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Family Week: Step into the Water—Watercolor, That Is! at Ghost Ranch / June 27 – July 3, 2011

Family Week: Step into the Water—Watercolor, That Is! at Ghost Ranch / June 27 – July 3, 2011

And run it will— called wet in wet! you will learn how to do it, and how to do dry brush, mix color, lay washes, and see tonal patterns. Learn some basic watercolor techniques, a bit about drawing, and a lot about seeing. A great beginning in watercolors. Where: Ghost Ranch, HC 77 Box 11, Abiqiuiu, NM 87510 Telephone: (505) 685-4333 Toll Free: (877) 804-4678 Website/Blog Address:...

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