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Botanical Offerings: A Flower Painting Live Workshop with Wendy Brightbill

I have always been drawn to flowers in my work. To me, flowers represent the healing power of beauty. They are one of my favorite subject matters to paint, whether it’s a still life painting or an abstract floral. There is so much inspiration for painting flowers, I don’t think I could ever get bored of them. In this workshop, we will practice botanical sketching. I will share some of my favorite ways to sketch and play with line work. Don’t worry, flowers are super forgiving to sketch. We will have fun building playful, mixed media, abstract florals! I love layering lines, shapes and color to create one of kind pieces. I will also share some of my favorite techniques for using collage to create graphic florals.

During our two day workshop, we will also be altering a vintage book. I love painting on the covers of old books because they make the perfect backdrop for painted flowers. We will then be using the inside of the book as an art journal! I will share some of my favorite ways to paint art journal pages, including abstract play.

To finish up our time together, we will be painting a beautiful still life painting on canvas to hang on your wall! I will share some of my tips for creating beautiful still life paintings.

I seriously can’t wait to be back in Jeanne Oliver’s gorgeous studio! I hope that you will join me.


Workshop Details

-two-day art instruction with Wendy Brightbill
-welcome mimosas
-beautiful lunch each day
-afternoon dessert
-a light-filled studio with plenty of room to create
-quiet places to explore, hike and create
-most supplies included
*Lodging is not included but recommendations are available upon request.

Workshop Schedule

9:30 The studio will open
10:00 The workshop will begin with Wendy Brightbill
12:00 A beautiful lunch will be served
2:00 Afternoon dessert
4:30 The workshop will end
5:00 Group dinner at a local restaurant (not included in the price of the workshop)

Live Art Workshop at The Jeanne Oliver Studio

Castle Rock, CO | September 25-26, 2020

Our Focus

- Botanical sketching
- Abstract floral painting
- Creating altered books
- Collage assembly for graphic florals
- Building mixed media pieces specifically focused on line, shape and color
- Finished still life painting on canvas
- Composition tips


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Live Art Workshop at The Jeanne Oliver Studio

Castle Rock, CO | September 25-26, 2020

Our studio is light-filled and surrounded by wooded property that lends itself to exploring, creating and relaxing. You will have opportunities during workshops to also make your way through some of our wooded paths and find a spot to create. It is our heart’s desire that your time on our land and studio brings you rest and dreaming.

While you are in the area we will make sure to point you in the right direction to all of our favorite restaurants, hiking spots, and antique stores. Our town has been ranked one of the best towns in America and we have to agree. I suggest you stay a few extra days to enjoy the beauty of Colorado! Space is limited. If you have any questions please Contact Us.

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Thank you for the honor of standing beside you as you nurture your creative life! If you have any questions please Contact Us.
Payment plans are also available upon purchase. Please choose upon checkout.

*This workshop is not refundable. You are able to transfer this workshop to another person or if there is a waitlist we will connect you with the next person on the list.

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