To sign up for a workshop, you can mail in a printout of the flyer linked below to the enclosed address, or you may purchase a spot online via PayPal by clicking here. Scroll down for workshop details, or, for a look at some of our previous workshops.
Pasadena-based Danielak Fine Art (www. danielakfineart.com) is an innovative art sales and consulting services company which specializes in selling art in alternative venues. Founded in 2000 as Danielak Art, theCompany is owned by Curator Margaret Danielak. She is the author of A Gallery without Walls: Selling Art in Alternative Venues ( ArtNetwork Press).
Clients include the California Art Club, the Southern CaliforniaWomen’s Caucus for Art (SCWCA), La Galeria Gitana, the San Diego Fine Art Society, Avenue 50 Studio, Towns Burr Gallery, Silvana Gallery and the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts, among others.
“The most practical workshop I’ve ever attended...and the most helpful.”
– Pauline R.
(Award winning artist and teacher)
In this workshop, she will emphasize evaluating your artwork, pricing your artwork, contacting galleries and cool alternatives. She will show you how to promote yourwork, build your mailing list, publicize your art with business card ,portfolio, social mediaand website. Other important steps include:How to close a sale, upselling, and follow-up.
Bring your artwork to the workshop, and present them in front of group. Margaret will pose as a buyer and coach you through the sales process. This is a hands-on workshop and the only art sales workshop where you actually get to practice selling! During the past two workshops, after doing these exercises, artists actually sold their work to follow artists.
“Attending your workshop was the best money that I have ever spent. Period.”
– Ginny D. (Emerging artist)
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Purchase a spot via mail (see linked pdf above) or online via PayPal by clicking here.
Although portrait painting can be very intimidating, Fealing will teach you how to relax and enjoy the process as you discover the spontaneity and uniqueness to watercolor. You will learn how to capture the quality of light. You will achieve a level of transparency with your images and develop an understanding of head architecture that will give you the confidence to take on even the most challenging portraits. Award winning watercolorist, Fealing combines semi- abstract strokes and impressionistic concepts to elicit life and movement in her portrait and figure paintings.
There will be daily lecture, demo and exercises. Fealing will assist and critique student’s works, and allow the students to work on their own pace. During this workshop, learn how value and tempera- ture change, as well as how to use transparent glazing to allow the glow of the paper to shine through.
By balancing colors and weaving lights and darks, you will achieve painterly and successful paintings. She will spend time in the workshop discussing the value and essentials of a good drawing, although the focus will be on painting. www.fealingwater.com/home
Purchase or reserve a spot via mail (see linked pdf above) or online via PayPal by clicking here. Online registration requires payment in full.
Kathleen Scoggin Watercolor Abstracts
You will learn how to use Composition and Design to plan a strong painting. We will use line, shape, color, value and texture to make your paintings exciting. Step by step instructions will be given for a no fail abstract with lots of WOW FACTOR. kathleenscoggin.com
Julie Crouch...An Organizing Approach to Painting in Watercolor
Have you ever approached a clean white piece of watercolor paper, wondering "Where should I begin?" After years of classes and workshops, Julie realized that she needed a way to synthesize the information her instructors had so generously imparted so that her brain wasn't bombarding her with all of the disparate bits as she painted. juliecrouchart.com
Risë Parberry, Granular Landscape Inspiration
“Create art with a bold, experimental attitude by learning to capitalize on the synergy of quality watercolor paper and sedimentary pigments influenced by gravity.” For more information on Risë Parberry’s methods and artwork, check out her site riseparberryart.com
Jan Wright, Triplex Water Media
Jan Wright's "Triplex" painting process in water media is used to develop textures that can't be obtained by any other method, resulting in award-winning paintings. This multi-step process adds visual dimensional texture to your artwork. The results are unusual and provide endless possibilities for creative expression. www.jan-wright.com
Soon Y. Warren
The Author of Painting Vibrant Watercolors
Discover the Magic of Light, Color and Contrast, Soon Y. Warren presents her technique for using glazing and washes to capture the sparkle of glass. A signature member of the NWS, AWS, among other watercolor societies, she is a full-time artist, teacher and workshop instructor nationally and internationally.