Hudson River Valley Art Workshops

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May 17-23rd, 2020

Join me for True Colors Live! at Hudson River Valley Art Workshops in Greenville, New York.

How long have you been telling yourself you would dedicate time to your art practice? That this is the year you would finally live the creative life you always imagined?

Now is the time to paint! Not tomorrow, not someday...NOW! And I would love to have you come paint with me in a real LIVE workshop. I love sharing with you in an online setting and believe it's a wonderful way to help you grow as an artist, but nothing is as rewarding as when we come together to fill a room with creative energy and laughter and great learning. I believe we grow in the most unexpected and magical ways.

And I would love to share that experience with you at Hudson River Valley Art Workshops May 17-23rd, 2020.

Somewhere between intuition and intention our best work is waiting for us. How can you find the balance of trusting yourself to know how to make your work while still pushing yourself out of your comfort zone in order to grow into the artist that is waiting? You must start by not making art in a bubble. Come together with like-minded artists and an enthusiastic teacher that will help you break through what is known, what is usual or expected to discover new layers of color and expression just waiting to be revealed.

Join Kellee as she shares all the secrets to her luminous layered method of acrylic painting while at the same time digging deep into the creative process to help you discover your own personal artistic style.? Introducing “Modern Landscapes”, an exclusive course designed just for Hudson River Valley Art Workshops. You won’t find this course anywhere else in 2020, so now is you chance to get to the heart of abstract landscape.

This “Modern Landscapes” course is designed to help artists of all levels discover new principles and techniques of acrylic painting and mixed media while still having fun. From textured paint to collage, Gelli printing, mark making, stencils and more, this class has it all, including foundation work in color, composition and design. We will learn how to turn your play into several completed paintings. By painting in an abstract manner, you can approach the canvas with the confidence of knowing that anything goes when you’re creating loose and free.

Important lessons Kellee will cover in this course:

  • Which paints, mediums to use in acrylic painting.

  • How to choose and mix colors.

  • The best ways to start a painting.

  • What makes a good composition.

  • Fun techniques to build layers of paint.

  • How to add texture to make the painting pop.

  • When to finish a painting and make your final mark.

  • Learn how to analyze your own artwork.

 

Student Feedback

The workshop exceeded my expectations. Kellee was like a breath of fresh air, filled with ideas, creativity, encouragement and personalized teaching for each person as well as twice daily group instruction. She is a really fine teacher.”

This workshop was everything I hoped for and more. I felt so well taken care of and all my favorite things were available in one place – studio time, amazing food, cookies, and coffee!!

Kellee was a great teacher. I learned new techniques that will be a use in my future works.

The workshop was a good mix of excellent instruction and and freedom to create in a moat nurturing atmosphere.”

 

You can read more about my thought process and how I like to teach in this blog interview: Three Questions for Kellee Wynne Conrad

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Located in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region of New York State, this all inclusive B&B is one of the top workshop locations in the United States to immerse yourself in art education. Boasting well known art instructors like Bob Burridge and Jane Davies, I feel honored to be a teacher among them and hope my time there is as well received.

Full 5-Day Package*: $1,674.00-$1,842.00 + Service Charge & Tax. 5-Day Workshop Package includes: Tuition for 5 full class days, 6 nights of dinner, lodging, breakfast, daily cookie and fruit breaks, unlimited coffee and tea, and welcoming wine and cheese reception. Your choice between a room to yourself (single occupancy) or find a buddy and split a room (double occupancy).

With only a few spots left, now is the time to secure your seat at the art table! You can register HERE

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About your lodging:

Greenville, New York, 30 miles south of the State Capitol of Albany and 15 miles north of the town of Catskill. Our address is 11135 State Route 32, Greenville, NY 12083.

Greenville Arms 1889 Inn has been providing lodging, delicious food and a comfortable setting since 1952. We offer 15 comfortable rooms with A/C and private baths, and lush landscaping.

Meals are enjoyed together in a relaxing setting. Our waitstaff is eager to pamper you with great service!

The Greenville Arms 1889 Inn has been home to a program of creative art workshops since 1982 at our scenic location in upstate New York's Hudson Valley, Catskill Mountains region.