The Arts

The Arts

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

This workshop will concentrate on the selection of a good subject, breaking it up into simple shapes & designing a solid composition. Paul strives for his students to learn & understand values through an initial thumbnail sketch. Each day Paul will do a demo...

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

For nature illustrators, watching a flower go from being pollinated to creating a fruit of some kind gives us another whole world of possibilities of objects to draw. We can incorporate these fruits, capsules, nuts, or pods into our pictures of our flower to add...

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

We will be using large washes to create the emotion of the beautiful sky over Point Reyes National Seashore using a limited pallet. Create colorful sunsets and the mysterious fog and mist swirling through the coastal wetlands and mountain ridges along with other...

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm

As winter deepens and Solstice approaches, take a long breath before the holidays: join us for this peaceful and focused writing workshop. The theme is solstice, traveling through darkness, turning towards light. We'll walk on beaches and trails, and gather around the...

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Perspective, at beautiful Point Reyes, can be achieved with three easy techniques. Learn them and use them to give your paintings distinct distance and dimension. Beginner to experienced painters will benefit from doing mini sketches in the morning and practicing...

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Make your own holiday cards of woodblock prints in one fun filled day. Learn the art of designing, carving and printing from woodblocks. In this workshop Joan will simplify the process, so you end the day with gorgeous holiday cards and the knowledge to reproduce the...

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

In this work- shop students are always amazed with the outcome of their paintings. Birgit guides you step-by-step through the painting process and shares her techniques of how to simplify and create realistic rocks, sand and beach glass and other treasures you find...