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Painting the Portrait with Ellen Eagle (Ann Arbor, Michigan)


September 15-17, 2014

In this portraiture workshop, our goal is to observe our clothed model's form, color, and value relationships with a clear eye and to distill this complex information into a simply expressed, harmonious construction. Working in natural light, students will engage in intense color analysis with the one-on-one help of master artist, Ellen Eagle, who is known for her delicate, but solidly constructed portraits.

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Intro to Encaustic (Fish Creek, WI)


October 25-26, 2014

Learn the fundamentals of painting with encaustic paints and medium. This workshop will cover color mixing, making glazes and safe studio practices. We will also explore the various characteristics that make this medium unique - from optical depth, to texture and mark making - as well as working with image transfers and mixed media applications.

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Drawing and Painting the Figure: Alla Prima (Atlanta, GA)


October 10-12, 2014

The focus of this class will be on drawing the figure (day 1) and Alla Prima oil painting and the various techniques used to create a fresh, spontaneous response to your subject matter while the paint is still wet. This class will be helpful to students who wish to paint more loosely.

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Studio Painting & Drawing (Little Switzerland, NC)


October 20-26, 2014

This representational painting and drawing course is designed to enhance your skills in observation and execution of convincing, three-dimensional forms on a two-dimensional surface. Emphasis will also be given to composition, color, atmosphere and the play of light on a subject within its environment. Both dry and wet media will be used.

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Beyond Skill (Langley, WA)


September 9-12, 2014

There will be a Spanish translator for this workshop. Golucho was born in Madrid, Spain 1949 and started painting at 12 years old. In spring 2009 he started the group La Gallina Ciega, a group of figurative artists located in Spain. Their paintings connect with the flow of new realism and are characterized by the use of textures and psychological characters.

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Metal Meshworking in 3D (Coupeville, WA)


September 13-16, 2014

Create biomorphic and geometric three-dimensional forms out of metal mesh in this fun experimental meshworking class. Explore the myriad of form making possibilities as students manipulate, join and connect together stainless steel, aluminum and bronze mesh. Lanny will share his extensive knowledge on how to create structures out of metal mesh and he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses in his work.

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Plein Air Painting in Watercolor (Avignon, France)


June 9-19, 2015

Avignon is home to some great museums, beautiful architecture, the biggest Gothic palace in the world, and a famous medieval bridge. We will take a couple of painting day trips as well, to hill towns including St. Remy for its fabulous market day! This plein air workshop is designed to inspire you and improve your painting skills.

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"Delta Funk" (Lodi, CA)


October 10-12, 2014

Open to all levels with a limit of 16 students. We filled two classes of this workshop in 2013, because it was so popular. The class paints on location in "the Delta" (roughly between Sacramento and San Francisco)... in the small historic river towns of Locke, Isleton, or Rio Vista.

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Plein Air and Studio Landscape in Pastel or Oil (Bernard, ME)


September 23-26, 2014

The workshop is open to both oil painters and pastelists. All demonstrations will be given in pastel. The first two days will be a studio landscape painting experience, and the last two will be plein air (weather permitting). Plein Air topics: Finding good subject matter, Setting up your easel, Overcoming changing conditions of light, and understanding the 4 types of light (light and shadow, form, silhouette, and local tone).

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Master Class with Elizabeth Osborne (Philadelphia, PA)


November 8-9, 2014

Don't miss this rare opportunity to study with one of America's premier painters and esteemed PAFA faculty member Elizabeth Osborne. Work with a full-color palette, from a visually rich still-life and life model arrangement, and learn to create form and articulate space. This workshop is excellent for artists interested in revitalizing their work and advancing their enthusiastic love of color.

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Aug25
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The ART of it ALL 3; An All Media Online Exhibition - Homepage Promotion & Featured Artists

Aug25
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LACDA 2014 International Juried Competition - Los Angeles, CA - 10 museum quality prints (approx. $2,500-$3,000 value) and a solo exhibition

Aug26
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Neither Here nor There: Photography Exhibit - Cincinnati, OH - $1000 best of show & 'season annual' publication

Aug31
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A Show of Heads - Hudson, NY - $2200 in Direct Art Print Awards

Aug31
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New American Paintings - 2014 Northeast Competition - 40 winners will appear in Feb/Mar 2015 edition

Aug31
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Second Annual Landscape Competition - Online Exhibition - Radio Interview, Publication & More

Sep1
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EN EM Art Space - Gallery Representation - Sacramento, CA

Sep2
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LDG Sixth Annual Figurative Drawing & Painting Exhibition - Selinsgrove, PA - $5,000 in awards

Sep3
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OPEN with Shane Lavalette | Photography Exhibition - Fort Collins, CO - More than $1,150 in awards

Sep4
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Dark - San Francisco, CA - 3 Juror's Award ribbons & certificates

Sep4
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The 34th Annual Mountain Art Show - Bernardsville, NJ - $1000 Best In Show & several $250 Awards of Excellence

Sep15
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Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition 2014 - $6,000 in cash awards and an Artist-In-Residence award - Twentynine Palms, CA

Sep15
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Pennsylvania Ballet 2014 Nutcracker Market - Philadelphia, PA

Sep17
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Water Photography Contest - Online exhibition - Four Grand Prizes, 46 Honorable Mentions

Sep20
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81st Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature - North Bethesda, MD - $6,000 in awards

Sep22
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National Juried Small Works Show - Clifton Springs, NY - $1,000 in cash awards

Sep30
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12 Inches of Sin - Las Vegas, NV - Best in Show and Invited Artists in Art Catalog

Oct4
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The Best of the Best Juried Show - Fort Pierce, FL - Cash, Ribbons, People's Choice, Director's Award

Oct15
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Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition - San Mateo, CA - $1,000 award

Oct15
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Acrylic Painters 2014 annual juried exhibit - St. Petersburg, FL - Ten cash awards including $2,000 Best of Show

Oct27
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30th Annual Coastal Arts League Juried Show - Half Moon Bay, CA - $650 in awards

Oct30
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21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art - Los Angeles, CA - $7,000 in awards

Oct31
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Art Basel Miami Week 2014 | Cosmic Connections Exhibition - Miami, FL - $3,000 in awards

Nov15
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Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - Cedar Key, FL - Over $16,000 in prize money and purchase awards

Nov30
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2015 Hunting Art Prize - Houston, TX - $50,000 award

Dec6
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Dave Bown Projects - 9th Semiannual Competition - Online exhibition - $10,000 in Cash Prizes and Purchases

Jan1
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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Spring 2015 - cities in VA, NJ, PA, MD

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Embracing Our Differences - Sarasota & Bradenton, FL - $3,000 in awards

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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Fall 2015 - cities in MD, NJ, PA, VA