workshops & plein air events
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To All NOAPS Members Publish your workshop in our website.
The workshop must be instructed by a current NOAPS Member using oil or acrylic medium.
$25 fee to list your workshop on NOAPS website.
To list your workshop on the NOAPS website workshop page, the cost is $25 per workshop listing. This fee includes the website listing and one mention in NOAPS regularly scheduled emails, and one mention on our Social Media (Facebook and Instagram).
To receive another mention in a NOAPS email and our Social Media, the fee is $15.
After payment, please e-mail your name, event, dates, location, description, cost, link to the workshop, and one picture to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Workshops & plein air events
Starting Methods in Portraiture
Jan 9-13th, 2023
Instructor: Tina Garrett
Location: The Scottsdale Artists' School - 3720 North Marshall Way, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
The Scottsdale Artists' School is at the root of Tina's growth as an oil painter. She began taking oil painting lessons there under Romel de la Torre in 2012. By 2017 Tina became regular faculty, teaching one, 5-day workshop each year.
This workshop is perfect for anyone struggling with portrait painting. Students will learn to see and simplify values, create form, and understand edges and chroma to control your composition and create dramatic portraiture using Tina’s practical and easy to use strategies. Tina will demonstrate how to pose and paint from the live model as well as how to photograph the model and how to edit your photos with and without photoshop. Tina will teach you how to organize your palette to mix realistic colors, values, and temperatures for different skin types and how two easy strategies to achieve an accurate likeness in your portraiture. If your portraits look cartoonish or dead, you need this workshop. Tina will demonstrate three oil painting starting methods including open grisaille, accurate color wash and Tina’s favorite, selective start to help students discover the process that will help them achieve their best work. Each morning Tina will demonstrate and lecture. Each afternoon, Tina will work one-on-one with every artist as they paint from both the live model and photos. Tina’s goal is to be as generous with her knowledge as possible, walking each student through the concepts so when artists leave her workshops, they are able to take their own painting to new heights. All levels welcome! www.tinagarrett.com
Still Life Paintings Full of Life
Feb 10, 24, Mar 10, 24, 2023
Instructor: Jessie Rasche
Location: Zoom (your studio)
Paint with Jessie as she shows you her process of loose exploration directly on the canvas. Bring your own simple still life setup (recommended), or work from one that Jessie shares on the screen. This is an interactive zoom, and your questions will be welcome.
Demonstrations will be in oil paints. This workshop is most beneficial to strong beginners or intermediate artists, but artists of any level and painting medium are welcome. Recordings will be available.
Fri, Feb 10, 3 hour still life paint-together. I’ll walk you through how to set up a still life, and you’re welcome to paint from your own still life or follow along with my painting. You can ask questions or request feedback as we paint.
Fri, Feb 24, 3 hour casual Q&A time. Bring your questions, or bring work to share. If time allows, after the Q&A we’ll paint a small study.
Fri, Mar10, 3 hour still life paint-together. I’ll walk you through how to set up a still life, and you’re welcome to paint from your own still life or follow along with my painting. You can ask questions or request feedback as we paint.
Fri, Mar 24, 3 hour casual Q&A time. Bring your questions, bring work to share. If time allows, after the Q&A we’ll paint a small study.
Between zooms you can email Jessie with painting questions, for critiques, or for technique demos. Or email to get encouragement in your painting journey.
Secrets To Painting Children
3/31/2023 - 4/2/2023
Instructor: Tina Garrett
Location: The Georgetown Art Center - 816 S Main St, Georgetown, Texas
Join Living Master Artist Tina Garrett in Georgetown, Texas for a three-day oil painting workshop, Secrets To PaintingChildren!
Tina will share with you her practical approach to children's portraiture including tips for creating a likeness, accurate flesh tones, and capturing the movement and wonder of children from photos.
Tina will help you learn how to capture wonderful reference materials from the children in your life and turn them into a work of art. Tina will also discuss strategies of how to paint children from life!
If your paintings are tight, stiff, and lifeless this is the workshop for you!
Discover what Tina’s Students say about her workshops: https://www.artisttinagarrett.com/student-testimonials.html
Painting The Landscape en Plein Air
June 2-4th, 2023
Instructor: Tina Garrett
Location: Tina's Studio - 601 SE Douglas Street, Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063
Carol will demo each day from 9am-noon
Participants can watch or paint along with her. There will be one hour for lunch and from 1-4, participants will paint while Carol visits each artist to offer advice and answer questions.
Tina is so excited to host Carol Arnold in beautiful Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Artists will paint out at a variety of scenic spots within a short walk or drive from Tina’s studio in Historic Downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri including scenes such as beautiful historic homes, a vineyard, and lake views.
Artists are responsible for all meals. There are many grocery, coffee and dining options within close range and artists are welcome to sack lunch. Tina will provide refreshments each day.
Transportation During Workshop:
Tina will have 5 spaces available in her vehicle to offer first come first serve to those who are traveling from out of town and do not have a car. Artists willing to open their
vehicle to car pool will receive a special thank you gift from Tina.
Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is about 35 minutes from Tina’s Studio.
Tina’s Studio is located at:
601 Southeast Douglas Street, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063-4222 (Not to be mistaken for Northeast Douglas, please check your GPS)