Paint the Southwest Workshops

 

October 2017 – April 2018: Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah

 

“Paint the Southwest” Offers Two Kinds of Landscape Painting Workshops with Michael Chesley Johnson

 

1. Private Intensive Study. Based in scenic northern New Mexico at Michael’s winter studio, this workshop is for intermediate, advanced or professional painters only. After a preliminary consultation with Michael to create a custom program, you’ll work with him side-by-side, one-on-on, both in the field and in the studio. Includes six nights’ lodging at the studio and three meals a day, with private bed and bath.

2. All-Level Group Workshops. The original “Paint Sedona” program. Michael will teach small groups (no more than 8) the important fundamentals of plein air painting. Any level of student is welcome and in any medium. Workshops will be based in the beautiful red rock country of Sedona, Arizona, and elsewhere in the Southwest. Includes four half-days of tuition.

For full details and the current schedule, visit www.PaintTheSouthwest.com

Schedule for the Private Intensive Study in New Mexico:

February 19-23, 2018
February 26-March 2, 2018
March 5-9, 2018
March 12-16, 2018
March 19-23, 2018
March 26-30, 2018
April 2-6, 2018
April 9-13, 2018
April 23-27, 2018
April 30-May 4, 2018

Schedule for the All-Level Group Workshops:

Oct 22-28, 2017 (Special Albert Handell Mentoring Program) ARIZONA, Sedona
Oct 30-Nov 3, 2017 (Special Doug Dawson Workshop) ARIZONA, Sedona
November 14-17, 2017 ARIZONA, Sedona

Special Painting Retreat for Previous Students:

April 16-23, 2018  NEW MEXICO, Santa Fe. (Details TBA.  Visit www.PaintNewMexico.com)


What to Expect

In the all-level workshops, Michael focuses on fundamentals for painting outdoors – how to begin, how to proceed and how to finish. He’ll show you how to capture the moment quickly and effectively but without sacrificing mood and magic. The workshop will include demonstrations but also plenty of time for student work plus group critiques. Advanced workshops are customized more to students’ needs and can also include mentoring. Whatever the workshop, Michael gives personal attention at the easel, complete with helpful tips and suggestions. You can expect an intense but very rewarding time!

Past Students!  Need a Critique?

Get valuable feedback after you’ve taken a workshop with me and have had a chance to put your new skills to work!  Details here.

Are You New to Plein Air Painting?

If so, I strongly encourage you to take my online plein air painting course.
It’s only $20 and includes a downloadable text and several helpful videos for you to watch!
Use the coupon code WORKSHOP2017 and get it for only $15!

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