Master Class Plein Air Workshop
Lori Putnam
(all levels, but plein air experience is suggested)

$475 (no member discounts for this special workshop)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-3pm
December 10, 11, 12, 2014.  

Spend 3 days working with American Impressionist Lori Putnam, painting the beautiful Florida Suncoast.  Workshop includes lectures and demonstrations, individual painting time, personal instruction and group critique to promote your progress. Demonstrations will be in oil, but open to any medium.  Learn how to see strong designs that occur in nature, how to quickly capture an all-important foundation, and how to build on that to complete meaningful sketches or finished works. Registration is very limited for this special workshop. 

Students will supply their own plein air equipment and supplies.  
Required Materials

Conservation Foundation of the Suncoast Bay Preserve at Osprey 
400 Palmetto Avenue, Osprey, FL 34229

Directions:
From US 41 (Tamiami Trail) Turn West onto Oak Street. Turn right on Palmetto Avenue and follow it to Bay Preserve.

 


Image by: Charleen Elliott

Painting Critique
EAC Painting Instructors 
(beginner – advanced)

$8 (per session)

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
September 16
October 21
November 18
December 16

January 20
February 17
March 17
April 21

Receive valuable, constructive feedback. Gain insight about your work from collaborating EAC painting instructors and participating students. Artists are invited to bring a variety of drawings or paintings in any medium.  

NOTE: There is no instructor or instruction for the Critique, EAC instructor participation is not guaranteed at each session.
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Seminole Trader, Maggie McClellan

Oil and Acrylic Painting 
Maggie McClellan 
(beginner – advanced) 

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
September 16, 23, 30*
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9, 16

January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 10, 17, 24
March 31; April 7, 14, 21

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
September 16, 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9, 16*

*3-class series price $75

January 13, 20, 27*
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 10, 17, 24

*3-class series price $75

Explore the fundamentals of design and painting in this approachable and fun oil and acrylic class. Emphasis will be on structure, composition, color, and value, as well as on the creative journey of personal expression. Students are encouraged to bring their own references for inspiration.  

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Lawnmower Man, Diane Mannion

Just Painting
Diane Mannion 
(beginner – advanced)

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
September 10, 17, 24*
October 1, 8, 15, 22
November 26; December 3, 10, 17

*3-class series price $75

January 14, 21, 28*
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22*

*3-class series price $75


Gain a solid understanding of fundamental painting principles and techniques in this traditional approach to painting. Emphasis will be on form, value, composition, edge, and color. Work with mediums of your choosing while you practice different approaches to landscape, still life, and portrait painting. 

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Image by: Charleen Elliott

Watercolor Simply
Don Melander 
(beginner – advanced)

$180 (4-class series)
$50 (single session)

Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
September 10, 17, 24*
October 1, 8, 15, 22
October 29; November 5, 12, 19
November 26; December 3, 10, 17

*3-class series price $135

January 14, 21, 28*
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22

*3-class series price $135

Using landscape as inspiration, students will learn basic watercolor techniques through a step-by-step approach to creating colorful, emotive paintings. Discover how to apply the fundamental principles of value, composition, and color to strengthen your pieces. Build confidence and your skill-set as you work alongside the instructor.  

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Watercolor Painting
Walter Burden
(beginner – advanced)

$180 (4-class series)
$50 (single session)

Saturdays, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22
December 6, 13, 20*

*3-class series price $135

January 17, 24, 31*
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28

      *3-class series price $135

Learn to paint watercolor in a realistic style. Whether you are new to watercolor painting or want to refine your skills to develop a sharper painting style, this class will teach you the basic techniques to be able to paint realistically with watercolor. Through demonstration, one-on-one instruction and peer interactions, students will also broaden their creativity and understanding of the medium.
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Watercolor Painting
Maggie McClellan 
(intermediate - advanced)

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Fridays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
September 19, 26; October 3, 10
November 21; December 5, 12, 19

January 23, 30; February 6, 13
March 27; April 3, 10, 17

Go beyond the fundamentals as you work to refine your watercolor techniques. Experiment with the flow of pigment on paper and enjoy the creative experience of this versatile, expressive medium. Be bold and handle your material adventurously as you loosen your style. This focused course provides ample individual instruction and guidance.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Winter Light, Diane Mannion

Make a Splash with Watercolor: Realistic Style Watercolor Painting
Diane Mannion
(intermediate - advanced)

$100 (4-class series)
$30 (single session)

Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
October 1, 8, 15, 22
October 29; November 5, 12, 19
November 26; December 3, 10, 17

January 14, 21, 28*
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22

*3-class series price $75

Watercolor is a delightful, but can sometimes be difficult. In this class, the instructor will share secrets and tips on how to control this fluid medium. Focusing on the skills and techniques needed for realistic painting, the class will include instructor demos, exercises and experiments to increase skills that will be pracited with small studies. Every artist will receive individual guidance according to their skill level.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Image by: Max Muller

Watercolor Workshop: Secrets of Successful Watercolors
Max Muller 
(intermediate – advanced)

$225 (no discounts or partial registrations)

Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
October 22 & 23

Popular EAC instructor from past seasons, watercolorist, Max Muller will be teaching a two-day workshop for intermediate to advanced watercolorists interested in painting in a realistic style. Max uses color, value, glazing and shadows to create and convey artistic mood and emotion in his work. If you've taken classes with Max, you already know, this is an opportunity not to be missed!
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Mighty Lou - Caped Crusader, Nancy Colby

Watercolor Workshop: Fur and Feather Portraits
Nancy Colby
(intermediate – advanced)

$85 per session

Saturdays, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
November 22

January 31
March 7

This one day watercolor workshop with locally renowned artist Nancy Colby will help you develop specializes techniques for capturing the texture, rich color and delicate features of your furry and feathered animal friends. Bring photos of your animal inspirations or works in progress and Nancy's workshop will give you skills to understand and interpret your subject through watercolor. Her techniques for capturing both the likeness and essence of animals brings vitality and spirit to the painting.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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