Workshops 2017 – 2018


October 28, 2017 (Saturday) ~ Susan Michal (Photographer)



Susan, a dynamic and inspirational speaker, will discuss how creativity and passion in photography can transform your life, how to be inspired from everyday natural surroundings and how that makes you a better artist. Susan holds the coveted Master of Photography degree from Professional Photographers of America. She has written a book “Flowers in Transition”, which has over 150 images of flowers as they transition through a life cycle in an explosion of color, texture and detail.

For more information about Susan’s photography: www.susanmichalfineart.com

  • Fleming Island Library Meeting Room, 1895 Town Center Blvd, Fleming Island, FL, 32003
  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • AGOP Members $35   Non-member $55
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Susan Michal Workshop




November 11, 2017 (Saturday) ~ Ted Head (Oil)


Ever wanted to paint a family pet or a lion? In this class, everyone will paint a close up of a kitten, focusing on creating realistic fur and glassy eyes. A 12 x 12 canvas will be provided with the cat already sketched and ready to paint. Ted’s oils and watercolors have been featured in American Artist magazine, SPLASH 11 and SPLASH 16, as well as other national publications. The winner of several Best of Show awards, Ted’s work seeks an emotional connection with the viewer, whether it be a watercolor of a Haitian child, an oil of a majestic Sumatran tiger, or a beloved family pet.

For more information about Ted and his work see:
www.tedheadfineart.myportfolio.com

 

  • Lakeside Art Studio ~ 2017 Lakeshore Dr. N., FL, 32003
  • 9:30 – 4:00 pm ~ Limit 20 people
  • AGOP Members $75. Non-members $95.
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full

Ted Head Workshop




February 10, 2018 (Saturday) ~ Anna Miller (Acrylic)

Anna will instruct on how to paint with acrylics using abstract ideas and techniques. Anna is a Jacksonville artist specializing in figurative and semi-abstract art. She received a Masters of Art in Painting from the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture of Ukraine. Anna also has an MFA in painting from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She currently has a studio at the CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville and teaches at the University of North Florida.

For more information about Anna, see:
www.amilarte.com

 

 

  • Sacred Heart Church – 207 Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs FL, 32043
  • 9:30 – 4:00 pm ~ Limit 20 people
  • AGOP Members $75. Non-members $95.
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Anna Miller Workshop




March 5, 2018 (Monday) ~ Donna Grasso (Plein-air, any medium)

Donna specializes in animal portraits, landscapes, homes, wildlife and nature. Her mediums include graphite, pastel, watercolor, oil and mixed media. Recently her focus has been on Plein – air painting.

For more information see:
www.donnagrasso.com

 

  • 9:00 – 11:30 Demonstration and instruction.
  • 11:30 – 3:30 Free to paint on your own.
  • The Club Continental, 2143 Astor St., Orange Park, FL 32073  
  • AGOP Members $40. Non-members $60.   No Limit
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Donna Grasso Workshop





April 14, 2018 (Saturday) ~ Gordon Meggison (Watercolor)

Gordon looks for loose vibrant color washes in controlled areas that retain a watercolors natural brilliance. He believes that creating loose, vibrant color washes in controlled areas that retain a watercolor natural brilliance is the key to strong a strong, convincing watercolor.

He will teach exercises to promote looseness and introduce various techniques for achieving textural effects. He will also discuss  composition and brush technique.

Gordon has lived in Japan, Maine and Florida. He has painted murals and canvas trompe l’oeil across the USA and around the world.

  • Sacred Heart Church – 207 Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs FL, 32043
  • 9:30 – 4:00 pm ~ Limit 20 people
  • AGOP Members $ 75. Non-members $ 95.
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full.

For more information see: http://www.gordonmeggison.com


Gordon Meggison Workshop





May 5, Saturday, 2018 ~ Lyn Asselta (Pastel)

This workshop is limited to intermediate and advance pastel artists.

Lyn will focus on the philosophy behind creating more expressive landscape paintings. “We’ll be considering the thought process of painting, while using that to inform the way we paint; putting our technical skills together with the concept of intent to help us make stronger paintings.” Lyn is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA) and a Master’s Circle recipient of the International Association of Pastel Societies. She is the founder of the First Coast Pastel Society (FL), a Southeastern Pastel Society Member of Excellence, a member of the American Artists Professional League and has been an Artist in Residence for the Nat’l Parks Service.

For more information about Lyn and her work, see:
www.lynasselta.com

  • Sacred Heart Church – 207 Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs FL, 32043
  • 9:30 – 4:00 pm    Limit 25 people
  • AGOP Members $ 95. Non-members $115.
  • Payment is non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Lyn Asselta Workshop




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