Watercolor Weekly with Catherine Hillis                              Wednesdays, May 1 – 29, 2019. 

9:30 am until noon.
Beginners – Intermediate; older teens to adults.


If you want to develop a solid foundation in transparent watercolor painting and learn how to discover your style as a painter, this class is for you.   Catherine Hillishas earned 8 signature memberships from watercolorsocieties across the country and travels extensively for national plein air competitions.  Her work is in the February 2019 issue of Plein Air Magazine. She will guide you through the basics, introduce you to new techniques in the contemporary watercolor world and coach you to become the painter you’re meant to be.  Please bring your supplies to class and bring photographs of your own copyright to paint from.  Landscapes and still life will be the subject matter. Please check out the artist’s website for information about her work:  catherinehillis.com

Watercolor Weekly with Catherine Hillis

Two Day Intensive Painting Workshop with Larry Leach
Instructor: Larry Leach
March 15-16, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Come join Larry as he takes you through the steps he uses to create his masterpieces.  This is a 2 day intensive workshop and students can work in oil, acrylic or watercolor.  A supply list will be provided based on your medium.  Spend 2 days with Larry and expand your techniques in whatever medium you choose! Students should bring a rectangular canvas and an image to paint.

From the instructor: “I will describe various approaches and techniques in developing a painting, but will emphasize the steps and technique that I have used for years and has an historical precedent in the painting process used by the French Romanticist Eugene Delacroix, the Barbizon Romantics and the third generation Hudson River school painter, George Inness.”

Larry Leach, a native Louisianan, has been a master colorist and painter for over forty years. Early in his career he exhibited widely in Louisiana and Texas. He has had numerous solo museum and gallery exhibitions throughout the country.  His work has been collected widely by private, public and corporate collectors. He is perhaps best known for his heroic luminous landscapes, four 22’ canvases were commissioned by the Fish and Wildlife Commission and displayed permanently in their offices on the edge of the Everglades.

Watercolor Techniques

Instructor: Lynn St. Clair


This class is perfect for the beginner or for someone looking to improve on their techniques.  Learning the Color Wheel is a major component of learning how to paint in any medium, and an artist should be able to recite it from beginning to end. Color mixing, beginning with the Munsell color theory, provides a student with exercises to help them achieve their desired color. Color mixing relates to every medium. The process of using certain primary pigments in order to achieve all palette colors offers an exciting learning experience .This is an ongoing class that meets on Thursday mornings.  Come learn from one the best. 


Want to know more about Lynn?  Click here to check out her website and see some of her work.


Lynn St Clair Supply List

4 classes/Monthly

Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Member:  $110

Non Member: $120

Drop in: $30



1-Day Plein Air Workshop with Jennifer Broadus


Friday, March 8th, 2019

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rain Day: Saturday, March 9th, 2019


GVA painting instructor Jennifer Broaduswill conduct an informative and inspiring one day plein air workshop at the historic site of the Tabby Cabins at Gascoigne Bluff on St Simons Island. 


One of the most photographed sites on the island of St Simons, the charming circa 1820s slave cabins will provide a memorable motif for students wishing to create paintings in oil or acrylic capturing this gorgeous site and scenery along the Frederica River.


Artists are required to bring all supplies including seating and easel.


Picnic Lunch Provided

Late Afternoon Critique and Wine & Cheese hour included



Plein Air with Jennifer Broadus
Plein Air With Catherine Hillis: Painting Water and Marshes
Plein Air With Catherine Hillis: Painting Architecture
Watercolor Techniques with Lynn St Clair
Painting Techniques

Plein Air with Catherine Hillis: Painting Architecture

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Beginners-Intermediate


Learn how to paint architecture en plein air. The instructor will discuss equipment and set up.  Discover how to select the right view and simplify your design. Students will receive guidance in perspective, how to develop light along the architectural form and how to create beautiful shadows.

Catherine Hillis has earned 8 signature memberships from watercolor societies across the country and travels extensively for national plein air competitions.  Her work was featured in the February 2019 issue of Plein Air Magazine.  Information about her national plein air travels and awards are at catherinehillis.com.


Meet at Glynn Visual Arts at 9:00 am for directions to our painting location.  In case of rain, the class will take place at GVA and students will need to bring large photographs of architectural features they want to paint.  Demonstrations and individual coaching are a part of every workshop.


2019 Painting with Larry Leach Workshop

Plein Air With Catherine Hillis:  Painting Water and Marshes   
Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:00 am until 4 pm.
Beginners – Intermediate; older teens to adults.


Learn how to paint the marshes and water surrounding the beautiful Golden Isles.  The instructor will discuss various set ups on site and equipment.  Learn how to simplify the beauty of nature into shapes and portray light. The focus will be on painting skies, water and reflections and developing atmosphere in a painting.

Catherine Hillis
has earned 8 signature memberships from watercolor societies across the country and travels extensively for national plein air competitions.  Her work was featured in the February 2019 issue of Plein Air Magazine.  Information about her national plein air travels and awards are at catherinehillis.com.


Meet at Glynn Visual Arts at 9:00 am for directions to our painting location.  In case of rain, the class will take place at GVA and students will need to bring large photographs of water and marshes they want to paint.  Demonstrations and individual coaching are a part of every workshop.

PAINTING - TECHNIQUES

Instructor:Jennifer Broadus

Medium: Acrylic or Oil

This class is great for painters of all levels who want to learn and expand their skills in either oil or acrylic painting. Students will select subject matter and composition of their choice from still life or photographs. The course will include weekly group critiques and instructor comments.
Click here and learn more about Jennifer Broadus!


4 Classes - Monthly/Ongoing

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm


Member: $110

Non-member: $130
Drop-In: $35

PAINTING