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Keiko Tanabe's "Watercolor Painting Workshop " in Siena, Italy

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 - 2020 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from October 1st, 2019 - March 31st, 2020 [...]

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Chantel Lynn Barber's "Capturing Character in the Portrait With Chantel" workshop in Rogers, Arkansas

Special Edition USA Workshops October 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from October 2019 [...]

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Julie Snyder's "Glorious Provence - Art Retreat" workshop in Provence, France

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 - 2020 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from September 1st, 2019 - February 29th, 2020 [...]

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Liz Haywood-Sullivan's workshop in Pennsylvania

Special Edition USA Workshops September 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from September 2019 [...]

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Keiko Tanabe's "Creating Mood with Color and Light" workshop in Ireland

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 - 2020 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from August 1st, 2019 - January 31st, 2020 [...]

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Kyle Stuckey's "2-Day: Painting the Figure" workshop in South Carolina

Special Edition USA Workshops August 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from August 2019 [...]

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Tina Garrett shares some amazing tips on traveling with paints

How to Travel with Paints to Europe and Beyond!

There are lots of great art stores in Florence, Italy. It is the birth place of art after all. And since you cannot fly with solvent or mediums like linseed oil or walnut oil, don't pack them. Either order them online and have them shipped directly to your hotel or the studio or buy them when you get there. [...]

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Jacqueline Sullivan's "Painting the Colors, Textures and Horizons of Italy" workshop in Le Marche, Italy

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from July 1st, 2019 - December 31st, 2019 [...]

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Derek Penix's "Easton, MD 3-Day Workshop- July 2019" workshop in Maryland

Special Edition USA Workshops July 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from July 2019 [...]

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"Painting in Provence With Valerie Collymore" workshop in France

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from June 1st, 2019 - November 30th, 2019 [...]

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Eric Rhoads shares how breaking things up into smaller steps can make a world of difference

The Pathways to Excellence

Giving it a shot is an important starting point, but it isn’t enough. I’ve met too many people who tried painting or drawing and quit because they got discouraged too easily. [...]

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Mark Shasha's "Capturing Light and Color of the New" workshop in Massachusetts

Special Edition USA Workshops June 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from June 2019 [...]

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Eugen Chisnicean's Workshop in Belgium at Hotel 'Les Roses'

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 1st, 2019 - October 31st, 2019 [...]

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Don't miss Keith Bond's continued discussion on his workshop series

Pieces of the Puzzle

“Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.” [...]

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Richard Oversmith's "Painting the Impressionist Landscape" workshop in Asheville, North Carolina

Special Edition USA Workshops May 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from May 2019 [...]

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Don't miss Keith Bond's part 2 in his series about workshops

Learn To Fish - Part 2 in a series about Workshops

So, when you decide you are ready to take a workshop, determine not to seek out fishes, but rather seek out an artist or artists who will teach you how to fish. [...]

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Poppy Balser's "Working with Watercolours in the Studio" workshop in Digby, Nova Scotia Canada

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from April 1st, 2019 - September 30th, 2019 [...]

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Shuang Li's "Capture the Moments - Watercolor Sketch" workshop in San Diego

Special Edition USA Workshops April 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from April 2019 [...]

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Yuki Hall & Diana Marra's "Painting Under The Tuscan Sun - watercolor painting , sketching and Chinese brush painting" workshop in Italy

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from March 1st, 2019 - August 31st, 2019 [...]

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Terry Miura's "10 Strategies for Simplifying Cityscapes" Workshop in Bainbridge Island, Washington

Special Edition USA Workshops March 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from March 2019 [...]

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Russian Impressionists Emilia Lane and Elena Bakelha's "2019 Venice Italy Plein Air Painting Workshop" in Italy

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from February 1st, 2019 - July 31st, 2019 [...]

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Keith Bond discusses how focusing on the needs of others, will help your art.

Stop Worrying About Yourself - Focus on Others (Part 1)

Stop worrying about yourself and focus on the needs of your clients. [...]

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Keiko Tanabe's 3-Day Watercolor Workshop at Tubac School of Fine Art in Arizona

Special Edition USA Workshops February 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from February 2019 [...]

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Don Sahli's "Chacala Workshop" in Chacala, Mexico

Special Edition International Workshops 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from January 1st, 2019 - July 1st, 2019 [...]

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Don't miss Keith Bond's follow up article on workshops.

Workshops -- Should You Organize Your Own?

On the other hand, if you have the skills to handle the logistics and are willing to do the work, you could earn all the profits - 100%. Yes, you will incur expenses you otherwise wouldn’t. If you begin local - preferably in your own studio - you can minimize many of those expenses. If you have a decent mailing list already, then advertising can be minimal as well. Play with the math and see what the projected expenses and profits are. Look at best and worst case scenarios. Then decide for yourself which route you want to go. [...]

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Kelli Folsom's "Still Life Painting as Fine Art- Scottsdale Artist's School" workshop in Arizona

Special Edition USA Workshops January 2019 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from January 2019 [...]

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To Teach or Not To Teach

Some of you teach art workshops or classes. Some of you don’t. And some of you are considering it. [...]

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Don Sahli's "Chacala Workshop" in Chacala, Mexico

Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from December 1st, 2018 - June 1st, 2019 [...]

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Sara Linda Poly's "Painting Dramatic Light in the Landscape" workshop in Virginia

Special Edition USA Workshops December 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from December 2018 [...]

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Kevin Macpherson's "Macpherson Art and Photography in Guatemala" workshop

Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from November 1st, 2018 - May 1st, 2019 [...]

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Cynthia Rosen's "A Breath of Fresh Air: Painting Outdoors, a Plein Air workshop" in New Jersey

Special Edition USA Workshops November 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from November 2018 [...]

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Stewart White's "Domaine Du Haut Baran The Dordogne region" workshop in France

Special Edition International Workshops 2018 - 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from October 1st, 2018 - April 1st, 2019 [...]

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Vladislav Yeliseyev's "Chesapeake Watercolor Workshop" in Maryland

Special Edition USA Workshops October 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from October 2018 [...]

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Keith Bond shares some important tips on how to create your art business.

Art is a Business

Art is much, much more than simply creating. [...]

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Sara Linda Poly's "Plein Air Painting in Tuscany" workshop in Italy

Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from September 1st, 2018 - March 1st, 2019 [...]

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Cynthia Rosen's "Paint Outdoors Workshop - A Labor Of Love and Inspiration" workshop in Vermont

Special Edition USA Workshops September 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from September 2018 [...]

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Eugen Chisnicean's "Biennale du bassin D'Arcachon" workshop in France

Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 26th, 2018 - February 1st, 2019 [...]

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Special Edition USA Workshops August 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from August 2018 [...]

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Special Edition International Workshops 2018- 2019 Newsletter

Special International Workshops Edition from May 1st, 2018 - January 1st, 2019 [...]

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Special Edition USA Workshops 2018 Newsletter

Special USA Workshops Edition from April - July, 2018 [...]

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