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Expressive Watercolors: The Head and Figure

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February 19, 20 & 21, 2024
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3-Day Workshop $475

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Workshop Description:

This dynamic workshop is designed to enable participants of all levels to quickly gain confidence in approaching the head and figure in a more spontaneous, intuitive, and expressive way.


Demonstrations, class instruction, individual assistance, “show and tell”, and a series of “fun” exercises, will weave into class painting time. Unique color application, translucent flesh tones, features, the essence of children, and figures will all be covered. All levels will benefit, and help is available to those who are new to the portrait and figure. No Fear!!


Students will have an opportunity to work from their photographs or Janet’s. Our goals will be to “see” in new ways -- bringing “life” and interpretation to the portrait and figure. Janet will provide some drawing “helps” for anyone who is new to painting people. On the last day of the workshop – a model will be available to pose for figure paintings.


About The Instructor:

Janet Rogers has been a working professional artist for overt 40 years and has achieved her Signature Status in The American Watercolor Society, The Transparent Watercolor Society, The Florida Watercolor Society, South Carolina Watercolor Society and others. She has garnered many awards over the years for her sensitive paintings of people which are spontaneous, direct, and expressive. Janet shares easily with others her passion and joy for the fluid and unexpected nature of watercolor.


Workshops and demonstrations are part of her busy schedule - featuring impressions of people and flowers - across the United States, Canada, and in Europe. Four instructional and inspiring DVDs - “Expressive Watercolor Florals”, “Expressive Watercolor Portraits”, “Watercolor Rhythms with Figures”, and “Expressing the Bouquet in Watercolor” are also available.


Janet also has been featured in watercolor painting videos on YouTube, as well as a delightful new interview on YouTube.

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