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    March 2023

    Mussels in the Kettles

    March 4 @ 9:00 am - March 9 @ 3:00 pm
    Coupeville, Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Mussels in the Kettles   March 4th, 2023 9am - 3pm Startline is open from 9:30 to 10:30 6 S Main ST, Coupeville WA 98239 This is a non-competitive ride for all types of riders. We have set up three routes through Fort Ebey and the Kettles trail system. Down loadable maps Easy/Green   Moderate/Blue  Expert/Black Easiest route         Moderate route         Expert route 10+ miles                  12+ miles                  15+ miles 600 Ft elv.                1000 Ft  elv              1500 Ft elv. dbl. track               dbl./sgl. track         dbl./sgl.…

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    $420

    Dynamic Landscape

    March 24 @ 9:00 am - March 26 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Dynamic Landscape Mike Wise, Instructor Date: Friday, March 24th – Sunday, March 26th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $395 Registration: $25 Materials: N/A Join Mike Wise for three days of on-location instruction at his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island minutes from the charming town of Coupeville. Mike is known for his gorgeous paintings of lily ponds, rural American farms, lush rivers, and aspen groves. In this workshop, students will learn the methods and techniques for creating dynamic landscape compositions from photo reference.Throughout…

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    April 2023

    $625

    JENNIFER GENNARI- Painting the animal portrait

    April 14 - April 16
    Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
    Langley, 98260

    JENNIFER GENNARI (click here to go to her website ) Painting the animal portrait ​ April 14 - 16 $625 Skill level: all levels ​ In this three-day course, you will learn not only the traditional method of establishing value, and exploring color, but also what to look for in your subject that will breathe an extra bit of life into the portrait. In this workshop we will work in an alla prima style where students will learn the stages of oil painting. …

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    $575

    Sarah Sedwick Loose Realism: Painting the Still Life in Oils

    April 21 - April 23
    Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
    Langley, 98260

    SARAH SEDWICK (click here to go to her website) Loose Realism: Painting the Still Life in Oils ​ April 21 - 23 $575 Skill level: all levels ​ Paint looser and more confidently during this three-day workshop with Oregon artist Sarah Sedwick! Take a step-by-step approach to alla prima oil painting, from black-and-white studies to brilliant color. Build a beautiful composition with life and movement, and get a new perspective on the still life. Instead of struggling with overworking your paintings, practice…

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    $415

    Creating Bright Vibrant Energetic Landscape Paintings from Photos

    April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Creating Bright Vibrant Energetic Landscape Paintings from Photos Mike Wise, Instructor Date: Friday, April 28th – Sunday, April 30th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $395 Registration: $25 Materials: N/A Join Mike Wise for three days of on-location instruction at his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island, minutes from the charming town of Coupeville. Mike is known for his gorgeous paintings of lily ponds, rural American farms, lush rivers, and aspen groves. In this workshop, students will learn the methods and techniques for creating…

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    May 2023

    $850

    Fabulous Florals

    May 8 @ 9:00 am - May 12 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Fabulous Florals Elizabeth St. Hilaire, Instructor Date: Monday, May 8th – Friday, May 12th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $825 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD In this course, we are going to paint and collage fabulous floral arrangements from life. Whatever your level of ability, you CAN paint flowers! They are organic, they are forgiving, they are colorful FUN shapes that have been the source of joy for many occasions and for many years. Because it’s about creative color and simple shapes! Join me…

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    Penn Cove Water Festival

    May 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Coupeville Penn Cove, Waterfront
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    The mission of the Penn Cove Water Festival Association is to continue an annual revival of the historical Coupeville Water Festival by bringing families together to enjoy Native American canoe racing, entertainments, arts and crafts, and by giving them a chance to learn about, appreciate, and protect the environment in which we all live.

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    $1275

    Responsive Mark-Making through Line and Stitch with Lisa Pressman and Susan Stover

    May 16 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Responsive Mark-Making through Line and Stitch with Lisa Pressman and Susan Stover Lisa Pressman and Susan Stover, Instructors Date: Tuesday, May 16th – Saturday, May 20th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $1,250 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD Are you wanting to explore the drawing potential of hand-stitching? Perhaps you love to draw but want to expand your vocabulary of mark-making options? Or maybe you work with textiles and want to start including more mixed-media processes in your work? If you answered yes to any…

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    $700

    A Painter’s Guide to Color

    May 17 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Amanda Hawkins, Instructor Date: Wednesday, May 17th – Saturday, May 20th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $675 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD A Painters Guide to Color is a comprehensive course for painters of all levels and styles. The class combines theory, demonstration, hands-on practice, and art history for a robust learning experience designed to deepen your knowledge of all things related to color within a painting practice. This course is a carefully considered sequence of exercises that covers a wide range of color…

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    $375

    Simplification and Massing for Landscape Painters

    May 20 @ 9:00 am - May 21 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Simplification and Massing for Landscape Painters Mitch Albala, Instructor Date: Saturday, May 20th – Sunday, May 21st, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $350 Registration: $25 Materials: N/A It’s easy to paint a thousand points of light with a thousand brushstrokes. It’s much more difficult — but infinitely more eloquent — to paint a thousand points of light with only one hundred strokes.” – Mitchell Albala, from “Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice”The ability to simplify — to…

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    $1325

    A Master Class with Sam Abell

    May 29 @ 9:00 am - June 3 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    A Master Class with Sam Abell Sam Abell, Instructor Date: Monday, May 29th – Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $1,300 Registration: $25 Materials: N/A Join renowned photographer and teacher Sam Abell for a concentrated one-week workshop on beautiful Whidbey Island. Open to a select number of photographers serious about their work, this workshop will emphasize documentary photography of the life and landscape of Puget Sound. The workshop will also concentrate on the editing of work and the creation of photographic…

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    $740

    Felt Your Dream! Prefelt Rug Workshop with Nomadic Design

    May 30 @ 9:00 am - June 2 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Felt Your Dream! Prefelt Rug Workshop with Nomadic Design Flóra Carlile-Kovács, Instructor Date: Tuesday, May 30th – Friday, June 2nd, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $600 Registration: $25 Materials: $120 In Kyrgyzstan, when a daughter got married, her mother and her relatives felted her a rug. Using their ancient symbols they felted her best wishes and good luck into the rug that stayed with her for the rest of her life. In this workshop, you’ll create a felted rug (approximately 3’x5’) with the…

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    $715

    Felt Your Dream! Prefelt Rug Workshop with Nomadic Design

    May 30 @ 9:00 am - June 2 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Felt Your Dream! Prefelt Rug Workshop with Nomadic Design Flóra Carlile-Kovács, Instructor Date: Tuesday, May 30th – Friday, June 2nd, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $600 Registration: $25 Materials: $95 In Kyrgyzstan, when a daughter got married, her mother and her relatives felted her a rug. Using their ancient symbols they felted her best wishes and good luck into the rug that stayed with her for the rest of her life. In this workshop, you’ll create a felted rug (approximately 3’x5’) with the…

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    June 2023

    $690

    Printing Your World: Creating a Palette of Fabrics with Monotype

    June 4 @ 9:00 am - June 8 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Printing Your World: Creating a Palette of Fabrics with Monotype Cameron Mason, Instructor Dates: Sunday, June 4th – Thursday, June 8th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $625 Registration: $25 Materials: $40 In this workshop we will use natural and found materials to make series of prints on fabric, each related but unique. Using thickened dye and simple tools we will make monotypes of positive and negative images. We will also use paste resists and dye attractant to expand the mark-making possibilities of your…

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    $650

    Henry Yan Figure and portrait drawing with charcoals

    June 9 - June 11
    Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
    Langley, 98260

    Henry Yan (click here to visit his web site) ​ Figure and portrait drawing with charcoals ​ June 9 - 11 Tuition: $650 Skill level: all levels ​ COURSE DESCRIPTION ​ The workshop will be focusing on drawing figure and portrait from live models, in order to improve participants’ skills in handling accurate proportions, human anatomy, rendering dark and light tones for three dimensional images etc. ​ Basic and advanced drawing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in long and short…

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    $700

    Capturing the Light in Watercolor

    June 10 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Capturing the Light in Watercolor Lynn Ferris, Instructor Date: Saturday, June 10th – Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $675 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD Take your work to the next level. Light and shadow shouldn’t be afterthoughts in our paintings. In fact, good use of light and shadow is one of the best ways to take a painting from ordinary to extraordinary.In her signature workshop “Capturing the Light,” Lynn will show students how to use light and shadow to design stronger…

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    $550

    Stunning Abstracts with Soft Pastels

    June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Stunning Abstracts with Soft Pastels Mira M White, Instructor Date: Saturday, June 17th – Monday, June 19th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $525 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD We are going to have a great time working with soft pastels in a variety of experimental ways: under-paintings with acrylics, watercolors or pastel diluted with rubbing alcohol.(No petroleum-based solvents in this workshop.) We will be layering both dry and wet processes. Lots of exuberant mark making on several surfaces! Open to continuing artists of all levels…

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    $550

    Stunning Abstracts with Soft Pastels

    June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Stunning Abstracts with Soft Pastels Mira M White, Instructor Date: Saturday, June 17th – Monday, June 19th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $525 Registration: $25 Materials: TBD We are going to have a great time working with soft pastels in a variety of experimental ways: under-paintings with acrylics, watercolors or pastel diluted with rubbing alcohol.(No petroleum-based solvents in this workshop.) We will be layering both dry and wet processes. Lots of exuberant mark making on several surfaces! Open to continuing artists of all levels…

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    $650

    Plein Air Studio

    June 21 @ 9:00 am - June 25 @ 4:00 pm
    Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch Street
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States

    Plein Air Studio Mike Wise, Instructor Date: Wednesday, June 21st – Sunday, June 25th, 2023 (9am-4pm) Tuition: $625 Registration: $25 Materials: N/A Join Mike Wise for three days of instruction in his beautiful home studio on Whidbey Island minutes from the charming town of Coupeville. Mike is known for his gorgeous paintings of lily ponds, rural American farms, lush rivers, and aspen groves. In this workshop, students will learn the methods and techniques for creating dynamic landscape compositions from photo reference.Throughout…

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    $750

    Theresa Oaxaca Oil Painting Portraiture

    June 22 - June 25
    Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio, 813 Edgecliff Dr
    Langley, 98260

    Teresa Oaxaca (click here to visit her website) Oil Painting Portraiture - Painting from The Live Model June 22 - 25 $750 Skill level: all levels ​ In this workshop Teresa will demonstrate and teach her approach to painting the humanist portrait in oils. We will be painting the live model in costume and surrounded by still life and florals. Teresa’s approach utilizes classical methods of the Baroque and nineteenth century blended with a modern understanding of color, brushwork and aesthetics.…

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