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Bold & Loose Tropical Landscapes

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November 2, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
1-Day Workshop $225


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Workshop Description:

Unleash your creativity and join us for an exhilarating watercolor workshop with Ellen Negley! This workshop is tailor-made for those who want to infuse their artwork with the magic of bright colors and dynamic compositions. Whether you're a seasoned watercolor enthusiast or taking your first dip into this captivating world, this workshop will inspire and elevate your skills. Some watercolor experience is strongly suggested.


Prepare for a day filled with exploration and artistic discovery. Ellen will guide you through captivating demonstrations that unveil the secrets behind creating stunning tropical-themed watercolor pieces. Delve into discussions about materials, unveiling the perfect palette to bring your exotic visions to life. We'll decode the importance of values, helping you infuse depth and emotion into your artwork.


This workshop isn't just about painting; it's about camaraderie, fun, and shared laughter. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere where fellow artists become friends and creativity flows freely. Our end-of-day painting evaluation is designed to provide personalized feedback, ensuring you leave with newfound insights and confidence.


Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the world of tropical watercolors like never before. Reserve your spot today and get ready for a day of artistic inspiration, creativity, and unforgettable moments. Whether you're a local artist or joining us from afar, this workshop is your ticket to unlocking the beauty of the tropics through your artwork.

About the Instructor:

My name is Ellen Negley and I was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois but now I live in Lake Worth, Florida. For me, watercolor is the perfect medium although I will agree at times it can be frustrating and very unforgiving. It’s elusive, unpredictable and has a mind of its own. One minute the colors are bold and electric and the next they’re delicate and transparent. Every time I step up to a blank piece of paper, I feel a rush of adrenaline, like stepping off a cliff and not knowing exactly where I’ll land. Maybe it’s that ever-present challenge that keeps me coming back for more. There is always more to learn.


Currently I participate in eight to ten art shows a year throughout Florida. It’s a great way to get feedback on my paintings and I enjoy talking to people about my painting process. I also teach several workshops a year and it feels very gratifying to help others explore the amazing world of watercolor painting.

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