Workshops

2015/2016 Schedule

Autumn GiftsNew Mexico Fall • October 16th – 19th CLOSED

In this four day long weekend workshop we will work en plein aire exploring pastel drawing and watercolour sketching, compositions, interpretation and expression on locations in and around Taos, NM and the Rio Grande gorge.  Classes are small (4 people minimum and 8 people maximum) and participants are requested to arrive with their materials ready. Optional hot air balloon ride into the Rio Grande Gorge on October 20th

Cost $2100 per person

Includes accommodations in a local guest house, daily instruction and practice and a day trip to Abiquiu, Ghost Ranch and Georgia O’Keefe house. For daily schedule and materials list please contact studio@tatjanastudio.com

Colorado Winter • December 2nd – 5th  CLOSED

In this four day long weekend workshop we will work in the studio and en plein aire exploring waterolcour sketching, large watercolours and block collage (alá Matisse), compositions, interpretation and expression.  Classes are small (4 people minimum – 8 people maximum) and participants are requested to arrive with their materials ready.

Cost $2100 per person

Includes accommodations in a local guest house, daily instruction and practice and a day trip to Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Rio Grande w. For daily schedule and materials list please contact studio@tatjanastudio.com

 

Tellaro, Italy

Croatia Fall • September 12th- 19th 2015 – pastel workshop CLOSED

In this week long workshop in my favorite village we will explore the medium of soft pastel, working mostly outside on preparatory sketches and compositions for images that are finalized later in the studio.  The workshop will take place in Vrsar, Croatia in the village where I partially grew up – it was our summer place and each year from June to September it was my home. This is where I learned to paint, following Nikola Reiser from an early age. Many people will see the influences of this beautiful land on my work – it is unique opportunity to come and paint en plain are and enjoy the local cultural and culinary offerings. our neighbour Marija will create fabulous local meals for us and we will sketch and paint in the local farm markets and vineyards. The students will learn the fundamentals of pastel drawing and layering along with the unique process I’ve developed in this medium. Classes are small (4 people minimum and 8 people maximum) and participants are requested to arrive with their materials ready. Depending on availability and preference, there are two to four spots available for accommodations at the artist’s home.

Cost $3300 per person

Includes accommodations in local guesthouse or small hotel,  daily instruction and practice and several day trips into the surrounding countryside and neighbouring towns.  For daily schedule and materials list please contact studio@tatjanastudio.com

 

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Croatia Spring • June 5th – June 12th 2016 – pastel workshop

In this week long workshop in my favorite village we will explore the medium of soft pastel, working mostly outside on preparatory sketches and compositions for images that are finalized later in the studio.  The workshop will take place in Vrsar, Croatia in the village where I partially grew up – it was our summer place and each year from June to September it was my home. This is where I learned to paint, following Nikola Reiser from an early age. Many people will see the influences of this beautiful land on my work – it is unique opportunity to come and paint en plain are and enjoy the local cultural and culinary offerings. our neighbour Marija will create fabulous local meals for us and we will sketch and paint in the local farm markets and vineyards. The students will learn the fundamentals of pastel drawing and layering along with the unique process I’ve developed in this medium. Classes are small (4 people minimum and 8 people maximum) and participants are requested to arrive with their materials ready. Depending on availability and preference, there are two to four spots available for accommodations at the artist’s home.

Cost $3300 per person

Includes accommodations in local guesthouse or small hotel,  daily instruction and practice and 2 day trips into the surrounding countryside and neighbouring towns. For daily schedule and materials list please contact studio@tatjanastudio.com

Croatia Fall 2016 • September 10th- 17th & September 23rd-30th – oil painting intensive

In this 5 day long workshop we will explore the richness and beauty of oil painting . Croquis, quick composition and materials exploration will take place as we observe the amazing natural beauty of Adriatic Coast and Istrian Peninsula. The workshop will take place in Vrsar, Croatia in the village where I partially grew up – it was our summer place and each year from June to September it was my home. This is where I learned to paint, following Nikola Reiser from an early age. Many people will see the influences of this beautiful land on my work – it is unique opportunity to come and paint en plain are and enjoy the local cultural and culinary offerings. our neighbour Marija will create fabulous local meals for us and we will sketch and paint in the local farm markets and vineyards. Classes are small (4 people minimum and 8 people maximum) and participants are requested to arrive with their materials ready. For materials list contact the studio at studio@tatjanastudio.com

Cost $3300 per person

Includes accommodations in local guesthouse or small hotel,  daily instruction and practice and several day trips into the surrounding countryside and neighbouring towns.  For daily schedule and materials list please contact studio@tatjanastudio.com

In 2015 and 2016 there will be no private teaching engagements offered. Small private journeys can be booked for 2017 and 2018.

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