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Formal Training

Up until 2011 I was mainly self taught and I had only taken a few great workshops in watercolor and acrylic.  In 2011 I took a workshop with David Gray and quickly realized how crucial studying with other artist's is, plus it is just plain fun!  So now I commit to taking one art workshop per year...or more if I can get away with it!

Over the years I have been extremely fortunate to be able to study with the amazing artists below.  For years I have followed their work and never dreamed that I would have the opportunity to study with them.  Not only are they all utterly amazing artists, but they are all truly amazing teachers and so inspiring just to be around!

Intensive Drawing & Oil  Painting Workshops

2017 - Cesar Santos - Portrait Painting Workshop
2016, 2017 - Giorgio Dante - Advanced Figure & Portrait Painting, Drawing and Painting the Figure 
2016 - Deborah Tilby
2015, 2014, 2013 - Graydon Parrish  - Color Theory Levels 1, Level 2 & Level 3 (level 3 was color theory applied to painting...amazing! - 10 day workshops

2014, 2013, 2012 - Gregory Mortenson - Drawing & Oil Portraiture Painting from Life - Workshop 1, Workshop 2, Workshop 3 - All 5 Day Workshops
2011 - David Gray - Drawing & Oil Portraiture Painting from Life - 3 Day Workshop

Plein Air

2015 - Lalita Hamill & Michael King - Plein Air Painting - 2 days 

Acrylic

Alan Wylie (Acrylic and Oil - 2 day workshop) 

Sarah Robichaud  (Acrylic) - several 2 day workshop

Watercolor

Tatiana Mirkov-Popovicki (Watercolor Portraits - 2 day workshop)

Kiff Holland (Watercolor -  2 day workshop)

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