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I have four workshops coming in 2017 and 2018 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts in Ft Myers.

Each two-day class is $160 LCAA members/$200 non-members. Register with the links below or call the LCAA at (239) 939-2787

The first is The Secret Weapons of Colored Pencil on October 28 – 29. No matter your level of experience, you will learn tricks and tips to help you get the most from the very versatile medium of colored pencil. All students receive a custom kit with supplies, paper and handouts and pencil sets will be available for use in class if you wish to try before you buy.

Secret Weapons of Colored Pencil


The other workshops are

Discover Watercolor Pencil, December 9 – 10.

Explore the many ways to use this great hybrid of drawing and painting – and pencils and paper are all provided. Discover Watercolor Pencil


Sketching in Pen & Color, February 24 – 25

Learn how freeing – and how much fun – it is to let go of perfectionism to draw with a pen!

Sketching in Pen & Color


Mixing Media with Colored Pencil & Pastel, March 17 – 18

This fast and fun technique uses colored pencil or pastel over clear gesso and oil paint – and most materials are provided. This class is based on my article in The Artist’s Magazine, October 2012.

Mixing Media

My mixed media technique is featured in the “Drawing Board” column of  the October 2012 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. It is a step-by-step demonstration of  the technique I developed using colored pencil over alkyd oil paint over clear gesso. This is the same technique we explore in my newest workshop, “Mixing Media with Colored Pencil and Pastel.” (See previous posts for scheduled workshop dates.) The models for both drawings in the article are my beautiful nieces.

A summary of the article and an example of a variation of the technique can be found online at ArtistsNetwork.

"Let's Make Her Into a Mermaid!"

As seen in the step-by-step article in The Artist's Magazine, October 2012

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