Celebrate Watercolor Workshops 2011



Celebrate Watercolor Workshops 2011
Celebrate Watercolor
Eric Weigardt, TWSA, NWS, AWS
Roberta Carter Clark, TWSA, AWS
Workshops 2011
June 6 – 10,
June 13 - 17
Following a degree in Civil Engineering from the
University of Washington, Eric Weigardt graduated
from the famed American Academy of Art in
Chicago where he studied under his mentor,
Irving Shapiro.
Eric has taught his unique painting techniques to
over 3,000 students in the US and internationally.
His book Watercolors Free & Easy has influenced
countless artists along with his newest publication
Essential Design workbook, teaching both
professional and beginning watercolor artists.
Featured in many books on watercolor, Wiegardt
has served as a judge as well as lectured and
taught in the United States and Europe. His
instructional DVD’s have inspired artists around
the globe. Over 3,500 original Wiegardt paintings
are in private and corporate collections.
This workshop is for those who wish to loosen up
in watercolor. Painting techniques and a
philosophy of design will encourage bold, loose
paintings. Lectures will be easily understood and
helpful to all levels of expertise, from beginner to
the professional. There will be ample time for
students to try the concepts presented in a safe
Eric will do a completed painting demonstration
daily. Subject matter may include landscapes,
marinescapes, florals, streetscapes, interiors, and
still lifes. June 20 thru June 24
Roberta Carter Clark, nationally recognized author
and portrait painter, comes with an incredible
abundance of energy and an extraordinary list of
acclaims and awards. She has worked on the
Advisory Board for the American Artist Magazine
and has juried many national exhibits. She has
published two books on portraiture, How to Paint
Living Portraits, and Painting Vibrant Children’s
Portraits. Her work appears in 16 other books
and magazines including illustrating a series of
children’s books for Scholastic Magazine.
Clark’s workshop students will work directly from
live models posed with props and clothing to
encourage them to create figure paintings with
great color and strong design. With a simple
palette, working wet-into-wet, blending colors on
the paper as well as the palette, a fresh exciting
paint is created each day. Discussions will range
from placement of the figure on the paper, and
achieving a likeness of the facial features, to the
ever-present problem of what to do with the
Roberta will do a demonstration each day and
offer one-on-one help with the aim of
encourageing students to see a myriad of ways
the figure can be interpreted successfully and
imaginatively in a painting.
For questions or inquiries email: [email protected], or call: 847 372-5622
Workshops 2011 – Registration/Application
WORKSHOP INFORMATION Workshop Location Kenosha Public Museum Artist’s Classroom, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Situated on Lake Michigan with magnificent views of the harbor and lake. Museum is home to the TWSA 35th National Exhibit, May 7th through July 31st www.kenosha.org/museum Schedule Daily classes 9a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily lunch break. Catered lunches included in fee 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – Complementary daily social hour at Best Western Harborside Also June 17th – Private reception held by the Museum honoring students and artists June 18th – Celebrate Watercolor 35th Anniversary dinner, demonstrations and gallery walks Content Workshops are 5 days, Monday through Friday. Each workshop will include morning and afternoon demos, group critiques, and ample time for individual painting. Class size is limited to 20 participants. Where to Stay Special rates are reserved at the Best Western Harborside Inn, walking distance from the Museum. 5125 6th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140 1 (800)­western, or 1 (262) 658­3281 Hillside Rate: $72.99 + tax/night Harborside Rate: $82.99 + tax/night Use code “TWSA” when booking your reservation. Cost *** $75 deposit will hold your spot! **** Eric Weigardt Workshops ‐ A ‐ June 6‐10, B – June 13‐17: $550 ‐ non‐members, $500 – members Roberta Carter Clark Workshop (June 20‐24): $550 ‐ non‐members, $500 – members Reservation Fee is non‐refundable. No refunds after April 15th, 2011 Transportation To Hotel or Museum Train - Amtrak from Chicago or Milwaukee
Car – 1 hour from Chicago O’Hare Airport, 45 min. from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
REGISTRATION FORM Name ______________________________________________________________________________ Phone ___________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________________City _______________________________________State ____ Zip _________ Email: ______________________________________________________________________________________ Circle one: Member Non‐member Special Needs_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Weigardt Workshop A (June 6‐10): ☐$500 (member) ☐$540 (non‐member ) Weigardt Workshop B (June 13‐17): ☐$500 (member) ☐$540(non‐member) Clark Workshop (June 20‐24) ☐$500 (member) ☐$540 (non‐member) Deposit : $75 Please make check out to TWSA. Final payment due by March 1, 2011 Mail Check to: Suzanne Hetzel, TWSA Workshop Chair 249 East U.S. Route 6, #209, Morris, IL 60450 For questions or inquiries email: [email protected], or call: 847 372‐5622 I understand all rules and hereby waive any and all claims, and assume the risk and all legal responsibility for injury to myself, or loss of personal property relating to or by participation in this workshop. I will hereby hold the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, its members and officers harmless from any and all liability, actions, causes of actions, debts, claims and demands which may arise in connection with my participation in this workshop. Please keep a copy of this information for your records. Artist Signature (required ) _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

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