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Cost of workshops varies. Participants are expected to pay the fee in advance
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Workshops
are offered several times a year
with talented and well known artists

OCTOBER 9-10, 2021
2-Day Workshop with
MARILYN JOHANSEN

Steppig Out

Marilyn Johansen - "Stepping Out"

COMPOSITION, SURFACE AND ATTITUDE

Two days of learning to make new watercolor Surfaces with gesso and matte medium. I will help you to create art on the new surfaces.  Composition will be stressed with taking photos with your camera or phones. Basic composition principles will be reviewed. Attitude will be using filters to find new options to turn your photos into fabulous painting.  Painting ‘exercises’ to help you think in multiple dimensions. 

Time - 9AM - 4 PM with break for lunch

Location - Whispering Pines Park Recreation BldgPelican

$110 Members       $140 Non-members
Please make checks payable to CWS

For more information
Contact Susan Strawbridge
Email: susand319@aol.com

Click here for Marilyn's SUPPLY LIST

Click here for
a fill-able Type-In Registration Form
.

Mail to: Susan Strawbridge
1002 Russell Avenue

Inverness, FL 34453

The Supply List will be sent to you when your Registration is received.

  Ssters
Marilyn Johansen
above -"Pelican Warning"
left -"Sisters 1903"

 


DECEMBER 11, 2021
1-Day Workshop with
TOM JONES
Tom Jones

LEARNING TO PLAY WITH WATERCOLOR

This December workshops fun begins with learning the importance of laying in the fresh color on beautiful white watercolor paper and leaving it alone to do its magic. Along with this a step by step process to create a wonderful street scene with bold juicy colors. Oh those beautiful yellow greens and bright rose with oranges and siennas. 

Time - 9AM - 4 PM with break for lunch

Location - Whispering Pines Park Recreation BldgTom Jones

$75 Members       $90 Non-members
Please make checks payable to CWS

For more information
Contact Susan Strawbridge
Email: susand319@aol.com

Click here for
a fill-able Type-In Registration Form

 

The Supply List will be sent to youTom Jones
when your Registration is received.

 

 

 

 

 


 


April 10, 2021
A Virtual Workshop, LIVE on ZOOM
JEROME CHESLEY


Bird Key Bay - Jerome Chesley
PAINTING SEASIDE BOATS, WATER AND SKY

Students will capture seaside scenes by painting boats and water with three different approaches. Bring your own pictures of boats or use one provided by the instructor. Reflections, textures of water, capturing style to paint sky.
Have fun painting, learning techniques and then conclude with a friendly critique.

Time - 9AM - 4 PM with break for lunch

$60 Members       $75 Non-members
Please make checks payable to CWS

For more information
Contact Susan Strawbridge
Email: susand319@aol.com

Click here for a fill-able Type-In Registration Form.

Mail to: Susan Strawbridge
1002 Russell Avenue

Inverness, FL 34453

The Supply List will be sent to you when your Registration is received.

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JEROME CHESLEY
ARTIST INFORMATION

Jerome Chesley's collection of paintings, from his years of work, showcase a variety of subject matter including: still life, floral, architectural and land/seascapes. The watercolor paintings, giclees and mixed media set the stage for surrounding one's self in a rich indulgence with a range of subtle to bold color. Much of his subject matter is based on a collection of familiar objects or places he's visited which have a special meaning or significance. His style allows the white of the paper to sparkle throughout his works.
Jerome has art degrees from  SUNY College at Buffalo and studied at the University of Art in Siena, Italy, Scottsdale Art School and with distinguished teachers throughout the U.S. Jerome's background in education at both public school and college levels allows him to incorporate the elements of art including: form, pattern and color in his work. In addition, he has created multiple art projects benefitting community organizations. He is a signature member and 2018 President of the Florida Watercolor Society, Master Signature Member and past president of the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society and instructor at the renowned Chautauqua Institution summer program. He has won numerous awards for his paintings, many of which are in private collections.
He teaches painting throughout Florida. His work is represented in Galleries in the Chautauqua NY area.
He can be contacted at jchesley33@aol.com ,  or 716-903-8858
37 Sunset Dr. apt 71,   Sarasota FL 34236
6584 Serenity Acres Rd.,   Mayville NY 14757

Other stories about Jerome:

  • Jerome has lives in Mayville, part-time for over 20 years. He's lives in Florida over the winter since his retirement from Public Education.

  • He  exhibits his paintings at Chautauqua Institution's Art In The Park in Miller Park every summer.

  • His paintings are in private collections throughout the US, Canada and Europe.

  • He is a signature member of many watercolor organizations and has won numerous awards.

  • Jerome worked in the Gloria Plevin gallery and was later the Assistant Director of the Art gallery in the Chaut. Inst. He then was on the VACI Advisory Board and continues to volunteer in many capacities.

  • Jerome managed the Florida Watercolor Society's 2018 Convention as president. FWS is the largest state watercolor organization with over 1000 members. Along with the convention and trade show, the Annual Exhibition displays the top 100 watercolor paintings in the state. (www.FloridaWatercolorSociety.org)

  • Wife's name: Kathryn Chesley


 

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