Oct
8
9:00am 9:00am

One-Day Autumn Color Landscape Workshop

One-Day Autumn Color Landscape Workshop

Class Subject: Landscape Painting

Class Location: To Be Announced!!!

First date of class:  10/08/2016

Last date of class: 10/8/2016

Class start time: 9:00

Class end time: 4:00

Capture the Autumn colors in this one-day painting intensive….on-site with individual instruction!

Join me outside this October in the beautiful Fall colors.  Learn to capture your vision from the landscape with expressive color.

 Work in the medium of your choice while receiving instruction on landscape composition; color; gesture, and form to complete your on-site landscape masterpiece.  Please pack a lunch!  A material list will be sent with your registration confirmation.

Cost:  $75

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Sep
21
to Dec 14

Painting Studio North Shore Art League

Painting Studio with Nina Weiss

Class Subject (i.e. Painting, Color Theory, Drawing etc.):  Painting

Class Location:  North Shore Art League; Winnetka

First date of class: 9/21/2016

Last date of class: 12/14/2015

Class start time: 7:00pm

Class end time: 9:30pm

Painting studio with individual instruction in color; composition, and techinique

 In this in-depth painting studio class, students will enrich and broaden their painting experience.  Emphasis will include formal painting concerns such as composition, gesture, line, and color study.  Painting techniques such as broken brushstroke, optical color mixing, layering and glazing will help students in their color exploration.  Students will be encouraged to work in the paint medium of their choice.  Individual instruction is tailored to help students of all levels advance at their own pace.  Group critique, hands on demonstration, historical reference and visual aids enhance the classroom experience.  No class:  9/23 & 11/4.

 

 

Cost:  $263

URL: http://shop.northshoreartleague.org/Painting-Studio-F16-NW-W.htm

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Sep
13
to Dec 13

Painting Art Endeavors Studio

Beyond Green:  Painting Studio; Art Endeavors 3 5-Week Sessions

Class Subject (i.e. Painting, Color Theory, Drawing etc.):  Painting; Drawing; Color

Class Location:  Nina Weiss/Art Endeavors Studio

First date of class:  9/13/2016

Last date of class: 12/13/2016

Class start time: 11:00a.m.

Class end time: 3:00p.m.

Studio painting class in medium of your choice; individual instruction with group dynamics!

Develop your painting skills and learn about technique, composition, content; canvas preparation, color and more in the sky-lit Art Endeavors studio Sessions are offered in five-week on-going blocks on Tuesdays for four hours each class,

11:00 – 3:00.  Studio supplies easels, tables, slop-sink, & on-site free parking.  Students can leave canvasses and supplies during registered classes.  Sign up for one, two; or all three blocks!  

 

Cost:  $285 per 5 weeks

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Sep
12
to Nov 28

12 Week Painting Studio Evanston Art Center

Beyond Green:  Painting Studio:  Color Exploration 12-Week Class

Class Subject (i.e. Painting, Color Theory, Drawing etc.):  Painting; Color

Class Location:  Evanston Art Center

First date of class:  9/12/2016

Last date of class: 11/28/2016

Class start time: 6:30

Class end time: 9:30pm

Studio painting class in medium of your choice with emphasis on creative and expressive color.

In this studio painting class; students will bring richness; color and depth to their paintings.  Using a limited palette guided and inspired by color  theory;  students will implement techniques such as  layering, optical mixture, broken  brushstroke,  and glazing to create complex, expressive color. Basic ideas about  painting will be reviewed.  Students will learn about materials and techniques in the medium of  their choice, including gouache, acrylic, and oil.  Students will learn to construct paintings with  a variety of subject matter; using information about composition; color; gesture; and line.

 

Cost:  $375

URL: https://www.evanstonartcenter.org/school/painting-studio-color-exploration

 

 

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Travel Sketching with Aqarelle Pencils
Aug
11
to Aug 13

Travel Sketching with Aqarelle Pencils

  • Peninsula School of Art (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to draw the landscape and travel sketch book using Aquarelle colored pencils!

This workshop provides students with the opportunity to combine your love of travel with your passion for drawing. A focus will be placed on learning how to render the landscape through color, line, and gesture. Students will learn to become adept at capturing a place through loose and fresh drawings. Using water-based pens and colored pencils, you will create a travel sketchbook from both photographic references and on-site views around Door County. Water-soluble sketch pens will be available for purchase from Nina. 

Cost:  $345

http://public.peninsulaschoolofart.org/public/Workshops.faces?medium=Drawing

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Landscape Painting in Umbria, Italy
Jul
28
to Aug 7

Landscape Painting in Umbria, Italy

  • La Romita School of Art (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Italian Landscape Workshop with Nina Weiss

JOIN US THIS SUMMER IN UMBRIA at the LA ROMITA SCHOOL OF ART!

Click here to see the full Italian Landscape Workshop itinerary!

  • Our school is housed in a fully restored renovated sixteenth century Capuchin monastery surrounded by olive groves in the foothills of the Apennine mountains.
  • Most rooms appointed with antique furniture and feature sweepings vistas of Monte Torre Maggiore and the surrounding foothills of the Appennine mountains.
  • Free wifi network.

DELIGHT IN ITALIAN CUISINE

  • Enjoy the delicious regional specialties of Umbria made with fresh local produce in the kitchens of La Romita!
  • Experience the delicacies of the "green heart of Italy", olive oil, truffles and some of the best boutique wineries in Italy. 

EXPERIENCE UMBRIA, THE GREEN HEART OF ITALY.

  • Explore the surrounding history and beauty of various scenic hill towns that dot the region.  Our private vans transport you to the best and most scenic of the Medieval hill towns of Umbrian.
  • Discover thousand year old Etruscan artifacts, Roman ruins and medieval domos and fortified hill tops.  
  • Enjoy the browsing the local markets; wander the ancient hilltop towns; and sip espresso in a piazza. 

PRICE: $2950 PER PERSON + AIRFARE

Your La Romita Package Includes:

  • 10 nights accommodation (double occupancy) at the the La Romita School of Art
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • 9 dinners prepared both by our chef and at restaurants of the region 
  • Individual and group painting & drawing instruction; lecture and critique by Nina Weiss 
  • Anytime use of the schools' air-conditioned studio, easels and art stools. 
  • Daily transportation to painting sites, except on scheduled day off 
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Does not include: 

  • Airfare to and from Italy
  • Lunches (we find charming cafes or picnic stops for you to enjoy)
“I still envision Italy as if it were yesterday... Such vivid scenes! Thank you for all the hard work you do to make the workshop so interesting, challenging and rewarding.”
— Jenny
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Landscape Painting in Limoux, France
Jul
3
to Jul 13

Landscape Painting in Limoux, France

Landscape Painting with Nina Weiss

DELUXE ACCOMMODATIONS IN HISTORIC LIMOUX

Click here for the full French Landscape Workshop Itinerary!

  • Fully restored luxury 12th Century residence.
  • Each room has been individually designed, equipped with en-suite facilities, wifi access and air conditioning.
  • Located in town overlooking the river Aude.

DELIGHT IN FRENCH CUISINE

  • Enjoy the delicious gastronomic specialties of southern France made with fresh local produce.
  • Experience the magnificent wines of the region and have the opportunity to meet local wine producers who are happy to taste and share their full-bodied and rich French Catalonia wines.

EXPERIENCE THE WONDERFUL CULTURE AND BECOME PART OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY HERE IN LIMOUX.

  • Explore the surrounding history and beauty of the Languedoc region.
  • Discover medieval castles and ancient abbeys See the beauty of Aude River valley, with fields of wildflowers, vineyards as far as the eye can see, and the lush forests of the low Pyrenees.
  • Enjoy the local markets and sipping on a cafe au lait in the town square. 

PRICE: $3750 PER PERSON + AIRFARE

Your Montfaucon Package Includes:

  • 10 nights accommodation (double occupancy) at the luxury Montfaucon private hotel Daily continental breakfast
  • 9 dinners prepared both by our chef and at restaurants of the region 
  • Painting instruction by Nina Weiss 
  • Anytime use of the Montfaucon studio, easels and art stools. 
  • Daily transportation to painting sites, except on scheduled day off 
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Toulouse International Airport

Does not include: 

  • Airfare to and from France 
  • Lunches (we find charming cafes or picnic stops for you to enjoy)

Click here to register.

Click here for more info.

Click here to download a brochure. 

I’ve done a number of tours and excursions over the past years and I can tell you that Montfaucon is absolutely the most lovely and comfortable place that I’ve stayed for a painting tour.
— Michelle
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Jun
27
to Jun 28

Water-based Media Painting Exploration

  • The Clearing Folk School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Introduction and exploration to several water-based painting mediums.

Explore the possibilities of water-based media! Non-toxic usage, easy clean-up and versatility are just some of the benefits of working with acrylic, gouache, and watercolor. Students will learn about the unique properties of each medium, how they differ from each other, set up and supports for each paint; and how each medium is best used. Color & swatch exercises along with small still-life paintings will teach students technical fundamentals. Nina will have some supplies available for experimentation. A supply list will be sent prior to class and is available at www.theclearing.org

http://theclearing.org/current/classes_workshop_description.php?id=5

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One-Day: Plein-air  Painting at the Lagoons
Jun
12
10:00am10:00am

One-Day: Plein-air Painting at the Lagoons

Be inspired by the beautiful lagoons at the Old School Forest Preserve….paint on-site with individual instruction!

Please join me at one of my favorite hidden landscapes!  The lagoons feature lily pads, rushes, and my favorite: pond scum! and is ringed by graceful trees. Our vantage point on a hill allows us a beautiful view of several connected inlets.

Work in the medium of your choice while receiving instruction on landscape composition; color; gesture, and form to complete your on-site landscape masterpiece. Bathrooms are available; please pack a lunch! A material list will be send with your registration confirmation.

Cost:  $75

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Travel Sketching
Jun
4
11:00am11:00am

Travel Sketching

Capture quick sketches of the woods and prairie at this beautiful Forest Preserve!

You love to draw; and you love to travel.  How best to combine the two?  In this class, you will learn  how to maximize your times as you sketch and draw the landscapes of your travels.  Emphasis includes:  how to extract your vision form the landscape using elements of composition; how to render basic forms of the landscape; how line and gesture are used to capture the landscape; and how color can be used as an exciting addition to your drawing.  Using water-based pens and colored pencils; students will begin their own travel sketchbooks inspired by the beautiful grounds of Ryerson Woods; based at the charming Brushwood Center.  Water-soluble pens will be available for purchase from Nina.

Cost:  $135

http://www.northshoreartleague.org/workshops.html

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