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INSTRUCTION

STUDIO PAINTING: BEYOND THE BASICS

MAR 18-20, 2023 / SHADOWS-ON-THE-TECHE / NEW IBERIA, LA

This workshop will focus on color harmony & palette management, edge work, and setting the value key.  Students will work from their own original photographs.  The subject matter can be anything that inspires the student.  Offered in conjunction with The Shadows on the Teche Plein AIr Competition.  For more information or to register, click the button provided.

DEVELOPING YOUR CREATIVE VOICE

MAR 29-31, 2023 / BOOTH WESTERN MUSEUM / CARTERSVILLE, GA

Push the boundaries of working from reference to help discover your personal point of view. There will be a heavy emphasis on concept, design and color harmony skills to help you create a good foundation for your painting.  Students will chose their own subject.  A color booklet of notes is provided along with 4 weeks of online help to finish up the paintings started in class.

Wednesday – Friday, March 29 -31, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum of 8 students, Maximum of 14 students
FEE: $450.00 for Booth Museum Members, $525.00 for not-yet-members

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER CLICK ON THE BUTTON PROVIDED

DEVELOPING STYLE & CREATIVITY

APRIL 11-13, 2023 / $585 / THE CENTERPIECE GALLERY / RALEIGH, NC

Push the boundaries of working from reference to help discover your personal point of view. There will be a heavy emphasis on concept and design to create a good foundation your painting. Students will chose their own subject. A color booklet of notes is provided along with 4 weeks of online help to finish up the paintings started in class.

IMMERSIVE PLEIN AIR RETREAT

APRIL 30 - MAY 4, 2023 / FORT LEWIS LODGE / MILLBORO, VA

Paint, sleep, and dine at the historic 3300 acre Ft. Lewis Lodge located in the scenic Cowpasture River in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.  Class activities include plein air painting, daily assignments, individual and group critiques, powerpoint instruction and demos.  Visit www.fortlewislodge.com to learn more about this beautiful resort and farm.  For more details, or to register, email Susan Dull at  susandull@icloud.com or select the button to the right.

STUDIO PAINTING: BEYOND THE BASICS

MAY 25-27, 2023 / $550 / ON TRACK STUDIOS / FRANKLIN, TN

In this class you will develop a better understanding of certain aspects of your work. Take a step beyond the basics of painting by exploring these specific elements...understanding light & shadow, setting the value key, and employing varied edges.

Contact Andrea at studio@dawnwhitelaw.com or select the button to the right.

DRAWING FOR PAINTERS

JUNE 22-24, 2023 / $480 / ON TRACK STUDIOS / FRANKLIN, TN 

This class is a  three day intensive drawing experience. The emphasis is on accurate drawing for painting. If the drawing part of the painting process steals your joy, this is the class for you. Drawing is the foundation for painting. Improving your drawing will certainly improve your painting. 

Contact Andrea Jones to register at studio@dawnwhitelaw.com

LEARNING TO PAINT THE HEAD

JULY 20-22, 2023 / $590 / ON TRACK STUDIOS/ FRANKLIN, TN

The class is designed as a skills building workshop.  We will take a deep dive into drawing and proportions, value as it relates to skin tone, edges, and likeness.  Class exercises, where you will work from photo reference, will equip you for painting better portraits. 4 weeks of online help, following the class, will walk you through that portrait project that you have been wanting to do.  Students will receive a full color booklet of notes.  Class size will be held to 12 students to maximize individual attention.

STUDIO PAINTING:BEYOND THE BASICS

AUGUST 24-26, 2023 / DOT COURSON STUDIO/ PONTOTOC, MS

The Beyond the Basics series is designed to explore, more in depth, some specific aspects of painting...aspects that are beyond a painter's general knowledge.  In this class students will work on understanding Light and Shadow, managing edges, and setting the value key of their painting.  To get more information or to register click the button marked "Register MS".

TAKING YOUR WORK TO THE NEXT LEVEL

NOVEMBER 9- 11, 2023 /  $600 /  ON TRACK STUDIOS  / FRANKLIN, TN

Artists who are interested in improving their work often get stalled in their progress and just need a kick-start to get back on the path for excellence. This workshop is a chance to take a good honest look at your current work and consider what exactly needs improvement. The class will be divided Into three parts: identification of the one area that most needs improvement, individualized exercises to address the problem, studio painting to put new ideas in to practice. Six weeks of online mentoring is included with the class to maximize the class work. Class size is limited to 10 to maximize individual help.

ONLINE MENTORING PROGRAM
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THE FOCUS WILL BE ON YOU / $800 / SIX WEEKS INSTRUCTION

Focused learning is the goal of this online mentoring program.The curriculum will be tailored to YOUR specific needs. This intense period of one on one instruction is certain to take your work to a different level. Only four students will be allowed into the program for each six weeks period to insure maximum personal attention.

The intensive instruction includes:

• Unlimited access by email to touch base for quick answers to a question or get a critique.  Working through email will give you a written transcript of your exchanges with Dawn, allowing you to revisit her advice anytime you wish.

•Regular assignments and exercises that will move your progress along toward your goal.

• A lot of personal attention.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION CLICK ON BUTTON PROVIDED.

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