"Creating a Painting in Colored Pencil"
February 7-9, 2019
Quincy (near Tallahassee), FL
Take a February "cabin fever break"- come to Quincy, Florida! Kristy Kutch, an experienced, supportive workshop instructor, welcomes you for three fascinating days, exploring the remarkable range and potential of colored pencil techniques. Waxy/oily and watercolor colored pencils, even some watercolor crayons (water soluble wax pastels), will be featured, combining them for "painterly" results. Giving frequent demonstrations, Kristy acquaints students with an abundance of related materials. Kristy is the author of the books Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil. She is also the featured artist in four instructional colored pencil DVDs. Students receive a generous supply of sample products, including new items on the art scene. (No exaggeration: bring a spare tote bag!)
Contact Annisa Ford; 850-627-5023; or visit www.gadsdenarts.org


"Colored Pencil: Focus on the Landscape"
February 13-15, 2019 (1:00- 4:30 p.m. on Day 1; 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. on Days 2 and 3)
The Villages, FL
Colored pencil is flourishing as a fine art medium! It offers rich colors, non-toxic wet-or-dry convenience, easy control, portability, and gorgeous results. Render with loose gestural strokes or crisp details. These traits also make colored pencil and watercolor pencil ideal for landscape art. Kristy Kutch is an experienced, upbeat workshop instructor and author who guides her students through the steps for creating colored pencil landscape art. Her focus is on demonstrations of waxy/oily and water soluble colored pencils, with opportunities for individual questions and attention. Kristy offers techniques- some quite surprising- for rendering impressive skies, dense trees, or those craggy mountains. An abundance of free materials will be provided for the class, including rich surfaces which are colored pencil-compatible. Cost: $314.
Contact Beverly Hennessy; 352-572-5317; or visit www.villageartworkshops.com


"Dip into Watercolor Pencils"
April 6, 2019 (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.)
Michigan City, IN
Watercolor pencils are a great bridge between the control of drawing and watercolor's fluid grace. This medium offers an abundance of possibilities- neatly packaged in a highly-pigmented point. Do you want light transparent color, or perhaps hues which are rich, dense, and saturated? Watercolor pencils are ideal for creating complete paintings and also for embellishing and emphasizing color in watercolor paintings. Kristy Kutch is an experienced workshop instructor with a supportive, upbeat approach. She is also the featured artist in 4 instructional DVDs and the author of two books, Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil. This workshop promises to be packed with demonstrations, fun, and sample art supplies. Cost: $60.
Contact Bunny Dimke; 219-879-2198


"Exploring Colored Pencil Potential"
June 24-27, 2019 (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.)
Grand Marais, MN
This course focuses on "painting from a point", using a variety of pencils and surfaces to create dynamic paintings. Products used include: watercolor pencils, waxy/oily colored pencils, and crayon-like wax pastels. Surfaces include papers, boards, even sanded papers. Featuring an abundance of free colored pencils and art materials, this workshop is full to the brim with demonstrations and techniques that are sure to increase your repertoire. Some drawing experience preferred. Kristy Kutch is an experienced workshop instructor who is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil, The New Colored Pencil, and is the featured artist on 4 instructional DVDs. Grand Marais, Minnesota is an unspoiled Lake Superior gem. It has attracted artists for more than 70 years.
Contact Ruth Pszwaro; 218-387-2737; or visit https://grandmaraisartcolony.org


"Colored Pencil: Luscious and Lively"
August 2-4, 2019 (10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.)
San Clemente, CA
Charming oceanside San Clemente, California beckons you! Explore the possibilities that can be drawn from the point of a colored pencil- or watercolor pencil! With a vast choice of surfaces, blending tools, and techniques, colored pencil yields a tremendous range of effects: shimmer, shine, saturated intensity, gritty texture, sparkling highlights, even fluid transparency. This promises to be an enjoyable workshop in an outstanding art store with a gracious staff. Kristy is an experienced, supportive instructor who is the author of two colored pencil books (Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil) and the featured artist in four instructional DVDs. She has taught over 200 workshops, readily making her students feel at home, whatever their experience.
Contact scaclasses@scartsupply.com; 949-369-6603; or visit www.scartsupply.com


"Colored Pencil: Delicate to Dynamic"
September 9-12, 2019 (9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.)
Lake Geneva, WI
Sharpen your colored pencils for workshop fun in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin- post-summer rush but still during the mild September weather. Kristy Kutch, a supportive teacher, is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil; she is also featured in 4 instructional DVDs. Included are many aspects of this medium and its compatible surfaces. Create effects ranging from soft, transparent, and aqueous to dense and dramatic. Harbor Shores Hotel, located on Geneva Lake, offers fantastic student discounts. Guests receive continental breakfasts and rooms featuring mini-fridges and microwaves. (Lodging reservations should be made separately: 888-746-7371. Mention this workshop for discount.) Bring an extra tote bag for samples; plan for this memorable fall workshop! $290, including a class dinner and snacks.
Contact Kristy Kutch; 219-874-4688


"Luminous, Lustrous Colored Pencil"
October 14-18, 2019 (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.; earlier dismissal on Friday)
Boone, NC
Discover the "pointed potential" of colored pencil! Kristy Kutch, author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil, The New Colored Pencil, and the featured artist in 4 instructional DVDs, has taught colored pencil workshops nationwide. She provides an informative and enjoyable classroom atmosphere. Both "traditional" (waxy) and watercolor pencils will be included, with fascinating "painterly" techniques for both types of pencils. Water soluble wax pastels (which resemble larger crayons) will also be featured. Explore a wide range of compatible papers and boards which lend themselves beautifully to this dynamic medium. There will be demonstrations, individual attention, many materials to sample, and a generous cache of take-home supplies for each student. Enjoy an unforgettable workshop in a top-notch studio atmosphere!
Contact Edwina May; 800-227-2788; or visit www.cheapjoes.com


"Wet or Dry? The Amazing Range of the Colored Pencil"
March 30 - April 1, 2020 (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.)
Donaldson (near Plymouth), IN
Explore colored pencil potential- both traditional (non-watercolor) and watercolor pencils. Kristy Kutch, author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil and The New Colored Pencil, is also featured in four instructional DVDs. She brings a wealth of experience and a friendly, supportive attitude that bolsters everyone- beginner to veteran. Kristy guides students through many techniques, with frequent demonstrations and access to large demonstrator sets of pencils. Come prepared to take home plenty of samples and goodies! This workshop will be held in a peaceful country studio setting with a small group (maximum 12). Students wishing to stay on-site, inquire about lodging at the nearby retreat center. Lunches are included in the price of the workshop. Visit website: www.moontreestudios.org
Contact mcelmer@poorhandmaids.org; 574-935-1712

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