Acrylic & Oil Painting Workshops


Color Mixing Workshop
w/ Tracy Felix

Saturday / June 2 / 11-5 pm

Color! Mysterious, wonderful Color! Having a working knowledge of how colors mix is fundamental to painting in acrylics and oils. Tracy will take out the mystery and replace it with a great understanding of pigments, through some fun exercises and cool tools, making your painting more satisfying and successful.

Advanced Finger Painting: From Concept to Creation
w/ Kimberly Adams

Two Options To Choose From:
2-day: Sat-Sun / June 2-3 / 10:30-4:30 pm
3-day: Sat-Mon / June 2-3-4 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Calling experienced finger-painters! Come and dive deeper into this wonderful technique and create a masterpiece of your very own. In this 2-day or 3-day workshop, Kimberly will teach advanced finger-painting techniques – you can paint along with her or choose your own subject matter. This is an ideal workshop if you want to paint a larger canvas or paint a more complex composition. This class sells out fast – sign up today!

Not suitable for beginners; at least one 2-day finger painting workshop with Kimberly is
required.

Finger Painting Florals from Life
w/ Kimberly Adams

Sat-Sun / July 7-8 / 10:30-4:30 pm

Summer’s flowers are bursting with delightful colors that you love to paint, and we’re bringing back this summertime favorite workshop for you! Join our wonderful finger painting instructor Kimberly Adams and explore sumptuous impressionistic techniques while finger-painting from multiple floral arrangements. Perfect for all levels - even beginners!


Painting with Oils, Acrylics or Pastels w/ Janis Graves

Five-week Study Course
Tuesdays / July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7
10:30 am -1:30 pm

Learn more about painting in the medium of your choice – whether in Pastel, Oil or Acrylic. In this 5-week course, Janis will share from her wealth of knowledge in all 3 mediums, covering a range of topics such as composition, design, surface preparation, color choice and mixing. You can bring in your own work and references, and Janis will help you take your skills to the next level. This will be a great class!

Painting the Portrait in Oil in the Russian Impressionist Tradition
w/ Pam Ingalls

Demo: Thursday / July 12 / 6-8 pm
Workshop: Friday-Sunday / July 13-15 / 10:30 - 4:30 pm

With renowned impressionist Pam Ingalls, this class is designed to take each student through the basics of painting portraits with oils, in the Russian Impressionist's tradition. Starting with a demo on Thursday evening and continuing for 3 days, you’ll have 2 models to choose from each day as you build your skills, and feel the joy of your painting coming alive!

We suggest that you have had at least a little experience in drawing heads or faces before this class.

Edmonds Outdoors – a Beginning Plein Air Workshop
w/ Robin Weiss

Saturday / July 28 / 10:30-4:30 pm

This is an intro to Plein Air Painting with this award-winning local plein air painter. If you’ve ever wondered how to get started in painting out of doors, this is the one-day workshop for you! You’ll learn how to choose a good scene; what kind of gear to get, how to set up to paint efficiently; how to capture the mood of the setting… and how to make your painting sing! All this and more! You’ll be painting right in Edmonds. Students must have some experience in oils.


Paint Splash!
w/ Tracy Felix

Saturday / August 4 / 11-5 pm

Explore the wet flowing nature and looseness of acrylic paints. You’ll be able to experiment, discover new effects and ways to handle this great medium. Drizzle, squirt, pour, splatter, manipulate and have fun! Paint Splash only comes around once a year, so don’t miss out!

Creating Life in your Landscape Painting w/ Kyle Paliotto

Saturday- Sunday / August 18-19 / 10:30-4:30pm

How do you take a landscape painting from good to Amazing!? Beyond light, and masterful technique, we need great subjects! Learn how to place exciting elements (a person, animal, bird or whatever excites you) to have great composition and emotional connection. Take your landscapes to the next level with this fantastic painter and excellent instructor!

From Plein Air to Studio 5-day Workshop
w/ Mike Wise

Wednesday–Sunday / August 22-26 /
10:30-5:00 pm

Join Mike Wise in his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island, WA for this very special five-day workshop where you will work both outdoors and in studio. Mike will teach students his wonderful methods and techniques for capturing stunning landscapes outside, then take them into the studio to finish the paintings with the help of photos taken in the field.


The Basics & Beyond! Oil &  Acrylic Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

5 classes / Wednesdays / Sept 6, 13, 20, 27 & Oct  4 / 5-8pm

This 5-week series will walk you through the basic techniques of oil or acrylic painting, from landscapes and still lifes, to florals and portraits. With the guidance of a wonderful, encouraging and award-winning artist and instructor, you'll learn the secrets of creating colorful, luscious paintings. whether you prefer to learn oils or acrylics, Angela is a master of both.

Try it! Finger Painting a Fall Landscape
w/ Kimberly Adams

Friday / Sept 21 / 6-8:30pm

What?? Finger painting?? Yes! It’s the cool new thing! And you can Try It for yourself in our quick, fun, evening format with our awesome Fine Art Finger Painter, Kimberly Adams! If you’ve have been wanting to check this out this new technique, this is your chance. For a minimal investment and maximum fun, grab a friend - or schedule a date night - and come to Edmonds for a great evening.

Finger Painting a Fall Landscape
w/Kimberly Adams

Saturday-Sunday  /  September 22-23 /  10:30- 4:30pm

This two-day workshop is open to ALL levels, including beginners.  You will learn how to finger paint a vibrant fall landscape packed with bright yellow, orange and red foliage amongst crisp white aspen trees, building texture and layers with the finger painting technique. On the second day, students will have the opportunity to choose their own fall landscape to paint, applying the techniques learned from day one.


Cloud Painting Workshop in Acrylic or Oil
w/ Andy Eccleshall

Saturday-Sunday / Oct 6-7 / 10:30-4:30pm

In this 2-day workshop you will learn to paint dramatic clouds from the master!  Andy will show you how to capture different types of clouds and effects, taking you through the stages of creating his fabulous signature cloud paintings. You’ll practice and learn various techniques Andy has developed to achieve his wonderful effects.

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New! Abstract Paintings That Sing! in Oil or Acrylic
w/ Tracy Felix

Saturday- Sunday/ January 19, 2019 / 10:30-5 pm

Would you like to loosen up and paint with expression? Experience the feeling of painting bigger and looser? This workshop is a fun first step on the path to paint the way you've always wanted: expressive and confident. Tracy will set you up for success with excellent instruction in a safe, supportive environment. Explore how good it feels to trust yourself and follow the way the paint moves. Students are welcome to use oils or acrylics!