This course is
designed for the complete novice. If you have always wanted
to try your hand at painting, if you have been drawn to art
for years but weren’t sure if you could do it, if you feel there
are things you want to express about what you see and feel -
then this workshop is for you. We have set up a very supportive
environment under the gentle, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable
guidance of Bill Arms, that will bring out the artist in you.
This introduction to oil painting will cover the nitty-gritty,
basic facts of painting, while addressing the emotional blocks
that keep us from creating and accomplishing the self-expression
that is truly our birthright. We will be working in the studio
part of the time, with a couple of afternoons out in the ‘big-sky-country’of
the awesome Taos landscape.
every human being there is the artist, and whatever the activity,
he has an equal chance with any to express the results of his
contact with life"
~ ROBERT HENRI
(to the right)
had never before picked up a brush, and
is her painting
on day three
of the ‘Complete Beginner’
Because we understand that
you can’t begin to
buy art stuff until you know what you need, as well as how to
use it . . . we provide all materials: Oil paints, brushes,
brush cleaner, use of an easel,
palettes, and 10 stretched canvases. Also included is a wonderful
book: ART CLASS, A Complete Guide to Painting, 192 pages.
Please feel free to call us about this workshop.
We love to chat about our classes.
SIZE - The workshop is limited to 10 participants in order to
ensure lots of individual contact with the teacher.
This workshop is held in the Teacher's very own Art
Studio. Being in a professional artist's space
is an extraordinary privilege as well as a great learning opportunity.
In a 'real' working art studio, there is, of course, - great
light; lots of space; ample walls for display; counter space,
storage space, sinks, good ventilation, etc. But even more important,
are the things the artist relies on for inspiration - mementos
on the wall, favorite objects, a few books, sketches in progress
and more. Thus, the Space itself nourishes your experience as
well as the Lessons.
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Students are invited to stay together with your class at The KACHINA LODGE in Taos.
(575) 758-2275 - http://kachinalodge.com/
This includes a full breakfast every morning with your group before class. These housing arrangements are paid directly to the hotel.. 6 nights lodging in all.
Check-in Sun. PM. Check-out Sat. AM.
Please let us know if you will be staying with us and whether you want a single or double room. (Doubles are
contingent upon finding a roommate for you from within your class.)
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