Workshops in Creede, Colorado

Spots Available  • August 16 - 26, 2020

Intensive Color and Water Media: Quiller Gallery, Creede, Colorado

This extended seminar is intended to give the participant a concentrated time to work with color and water media and have more time to enjoy this beautiful mountain town and region.  The afternoon of August 16 will be the check-in, dinner and evening presentation.  August 17-19 we will meet in the studio and focus on color using watercolor and gouache.  August 20th and 21st we will work plain air in our mountain region.  The 22nd will be an open day.  Artists can work in the studio or explore the town and area.  August 23-25 we will meet in the studio and focus on new directions in experimental water media.  We will use watercolor, gouache and acrylic and their combinations.  Marta and I will host a closing night dinner at our home with a tour of my studio on the evening of the 25th.  The morning of August 26th will be a final critique.  

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Spots Available  • Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2020

Plein Air Water Media Workshop: 4UR Ranch, Creede, Colorado

Paint with Stephen plein air at the most beautiful time of the year in this incredible mountain setting. Autumn aspen and cottonwood, mountains, streams, and more.

Each day we will go to a different location.  I will demonstrate at the start of the day and work with with students individually.  We will do a group critique in the late afternoon.  Their excellent food, pool, and hot spring spa certainly add to the experience.  Marta and I will host a Friday evening dinner at our home with a tour of my studio. 

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Still a few spots available!  •  June 6 - June 12, 2021

Experimental Water Media - Color, Composition: 4UR Ranch, Creede, Colorado

This venue is simply the best I have ever experienced.  The accommodations, food, and care that the staff gives are incredible!  The ranch is located along six miles of mountain valley and streams and is the ultimate mountain setting.  Instruction during the week will emphasize color and composition in experimental water media. The workshop will be taught in a beautiful, remodeled, well-lit studio next to the fine dining restaurant and hot spring pool and spa.  Marta and I will host a closing night dinner at our home and a tour of my studio.

For information and to sign up please contact: Robin Christensen
PO Box 340, Creede, CO 81130 
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