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Watercolor Workshop : Expressive, Loose Watercolors – With Flowers

Time: October 31 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Number of Classes/Day: Thursday & Friday
End Date: Nov 1
Register By: Sept 19
Ages: 21+
Venue: Peggy Burruss Art Studio
Cost: $350
Instructor: Janet Rogers

Fresh flowers in the studio will be the inspiration for this workshop.  Janet will demonstrate various “fun” exercises geared to interpret flowers in a loose 

and expressive manner.  Discovering the unique “nature” of individual flowers and “finding” new colors will be highlighted. Seeing values and connecting them will be a focus also.  In addition to the fresh flowers for each student,  Janet will have photos of various flowers available to enable students in creating great paintings.   Of course, students are encouraged to bring some of their favorite photos (or real flowers) to the workshop also.

Demonstrations and individual help will weave throughout the workshop, with an emphasis on letting the medium of watercolor lead the students to new adventures in watercolor.  (PLEIN AIR – in studio!)  Some goals include “keeping the white paper”, avoiding “mud”, intuitive color and composition.

Janet will bring photos of various flowers in addition to the fresh bouquets for each student.  These photos will help in creating paintings flowers also.   Besides working with students individually and class demos, Janet and attendees  will enjoy “Show and Tell” – and opportunity to see class work together and enjoy!  ALL LEVELS WELCOME!!

$100 off if you sign up for Steve Rogers Workshop as well.  Please email, Kelli Johnson at [email protected] for more information.  

 

JANET ROGERS

Janet has been a working professional artist for over 45 years, and is a popular, nationally recognized instructor, conducting workshops throughout the United States as well as Europe, and has achieved Signature Member Status in the American Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Florida Watercolor Society, as well as others.. As well as a National Instructor, she has demonstrated extensively for various groups and exhibitions, and gained recognition as well as receiving many awards over the years for her sensitive portrayal of women and children.

Four instructional DVDs have been filmed on Janet’s work. Also she has been in published articles featuring her portraits and flowers, and is in the book “The One Hour Watercolorist”. Her demos can also be seen on You Tube as well.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT:  

“I love the qualities of watercolor – its fluid nature. To me, the interaction of artist with the medium is like a dance – full of motion, feeling and expression. I love to watch the painting develop and to discover new color and composition.” As a teacher, I would like to enable students to find their connections with watercolor in new and expressive ways”.

 

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