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2016 Pastel WorkshopsTuesday, December 08, 2015 by Steve Hill
Filed under: Exhibits and Events

2016 Pastel Workshops with Steven R Hill

To my regular Art blog subscribers: This is a list of the 5 workshops (pastel and plein air painting) that I am giving in 2016, together with links to the various organizers and trip guides. I hope some of you can attend and please feel free to forward this to your artist friends!

Beginning/Intermediate level Pastel Workshop - Islands Museum of Art

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA

January 16-18 I will be teaching the basics of the pastel medium in a very comprehensive manner. This one is already starting to fill – limited to 12 total. to register and for more information.

Two Art Experiences scheduled in Europe June and July 2016

Korcula Island, Croatia, June 5-12
Needs a few more sign-ups to fill. 8 - 14 total participants. Deadline: March 5, 2016. This is a 10 day travel holiday/art workshop in the Adriatic Sea, which starts and ends in beautiful Dubrovnik! This will be my 3rd Croatia workshop with Lynda Milina, whose friendly and accommodating part-Croatian heritage shines through, as she takes us all over the island to paint at the many gorgeous seaside and mountain village sites – including a private boat trip to a nearby island, to paint at a monastery. Cultural walks around the neighboring village of Lumbarda, wine tastings, even sword dancing (Korcula City) plus shopping at the ancient cities of Korcula and Dubrovnik! All mediums welcome- Steve will be doing daily live painting demos in pastel and will provide help at your easels, plus positive, helpful group critique sessions each evening. For complete pricing info and to register for this all inclusive tour (lodging, ground transportation, & local gourmet meals) :

Bruges, Belgium, June 30-July 7
Only two more sign ups will make this one a “go”!
Bruges is the “little Venice of Belgium and the medieval capital of the Flemish Painters”! Jackie Grandchamps, our bi-lingual tour leader and Belgian native, provides expert hand-guided excursions where we will paint medieval towns, canals, mills, beaches & countryside, plus enjoy the gourmet foods and chocolates that have made Belgium a culinary landmark. A visit to the Flemish Painters Museum, lace making demo, boat rides in Bruges and a visit to Brussels included. Click for pricing info and to sign up. All mediums welcome – live daily pastel demos and help at your easels, led by Steve. 8- 12 participants. Jackie Grandchamps, organizer. 510-483-5713. Lodging, comfortable ground transportation and most meals included!

Two Dakota Art Workshops in Mt. Vernon, WA

my 5th year teaching at Dakota!

March 18/19 & 25/26 beginning level pastel (two weekends-ltd to 14 total)

September 22-24 Intro to Pastel Plein Air (3 day workshop) for full info and to sign-up. These classes fill quickly, so register early.

Steve Hill - 360-468-2557 for any other questions - Happy Holidays to all!

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