2016 - 2017  SAWG Workshops     


November, 2017 – Birgit O’Connor
January, 2018  –  Carl Purcell
February, 2018 –  Andy Evansen
March, 2018 – Iain Stewart
April-May, 2018  – Ted Nuttall  Western Fed Workshop


Fill out this secure online Registration Form with the options to charge your $100 deposit or pay in full for your workshop. If you prefer to mail a check, download a printed form (to come). Participants must be a paid up SAWG member at least 6 weeks before the workshop in order to be eligible for a member fee. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable to another workshop. Reservations are taken starting July 15th in order of submission or postmark dates (no exceptions). Cancelation policy: No cancellations when after 6 weeks prior to a workshop start date. Participants are responsible for the full payment. If unable to attend, contact the Registrar about a substitute from the wait list of the workshop only if it is full. No refunds will be made!  No substitutions may be made without the permission of the Registrar and only if the workshop is full.

Questions? Email Judy Constantine judycons@gmail.com   All workshops are held at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 160 S Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701 (get directions).

November 15-18, 2016Francese
Landscape Watercolor Workshop
All Levels
Cost: $395 members, $495 non-members.

The workshop with Frank will demonstrate his wet-on-wet method with large brushes resulting in both brilliant and subtle shades of color. All skill levels will enjoy Frank’s entertaining instruction through daily demos of nature scenes in landscape. Techniques include: how to use the white of the paper, use of a light source and shadowing, how to create mood, as well as the balance of what to leave out of a painting and what to include adding the correct amount of detail. Your end result will be a painting that “jumps off the wall!” This class will loosen you up and you’ll have fun. Website: www.ffrancese.com
Francese Supply List

January 10-13, 2017
Realistic Watercolor PortraitsWinton
All Levels
Cost: $395 members, $495 non-members.

The demonstrations in Suzanna’s portrait workshop will explore a range of ages, ethnicities, skin tones, facial features, textures and hair tones. You will learn how to create a portrait that touches the soul!  Beginners as well as advanced watercolor artists will learn tips and techniques for capturing human likeness, character and emotion. Suzanna will provide additional information on brushes, papers, paint brands and her palette. This multi-award winning artist and teacher is nationally known for her informative watercolor portrait workshops!
Website: www.suzannawintonwatercolors.com
Winton Supply List

Waiting List 
February 14 & 15 and 16 & 17, 2017-SOLD OUT – Contact Judy Constantine judycons@gmail.comHaines
The World of Watercolor  
Advanced Beginners to Advanced
Cost: $200 SAWG Members • $250 Non-Members

In this 2-day workshop (limited to 15 students) everyone will benefit not only from more individual attention but also from Jean’s enthusiasm for watercolor! Her very fluid style of washes and direct painting with no preliminary sketch uses light and brilliant color to portray a variety of subjects including flowers, landscapes, animals and portraits. She will open your mind to discover your own creativity. Moving beyond technique, her latest book, Paint Yourself Calm, discusses why we paint and how we create. Jean brings to every workshop her experiences traveling and studying with masters from all over the world.
Website: www.jeanhaines.com
Haines Supply List

March 14-17, 2017
Loose, Colorful Watercolor Paintings on Paper and Canvas 
Intermediate to Advanced
Cost: $395 members, $495 non-members.

Carole’s goal in her workshops is to inspire every artist to loosen up and fully enjoy the mixing of water and color to “please the eye and evoke emotion” in their paintings. Her passion for watercolor whether on paper or canvas has never lessened in 30 years. Her demos will emphasize the purity and simplicity of the medium. Carole’s skill as an award winning artist is evident in her expressive portraits of both people and animals and in her colorful, vibrant landscapes. In this workshop you will have fun discovering all of the amazing things water media can do!
Website: www.carolehillsbery.com
Hillsbery Supply List


Important Parking Information: SAWG no longer reimburses for parking. Workshop participants must pay for their own parking. Cost is $5/day. Park in the parking garage at Ochoa and Stone. (directions)

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