Big Juicy Abstracts

Beverly Todd, 3 days

  • Starts Aug 15
  • 650 US dollars

Service Description

Big Juicy Abstracts: Growing Your Abstract Expressionism Practice August 15-17 Bold, colorful and full of energy; explore how BIG juicy abstract art is created. You'll make marks, layer warms and cools, create a composition, paint big and physical, and infuse your personality onto canvas. Take home studies on paper, and finished abstracts on canvas. Play, experiment and develop skills in non-objective intuitive painting, using process painting prompts. Practice working in a series. Enrich your visual voice as your personal style matures. Leave with a plan to continue your growth and development. Big Juicy Abstracts is three days of hands-on art making. Work with acrylic & water-soluble mediums, tools, colors, layers, marks and more. Learn how to make your art bigger and looser. Each day will include guided exercises and time to work independently. Daily gallery walks and dialogue give you the opportunity to talk about your art and learn together. For artists who want to take their art from good to great! For all levels of artists. Registration includes catered lunch and refreshments. Beverly Todd www.btoddarts.com Beverly is Chief Getaway Artist at Santa Fe Artist Getaway. After 25 years as a corporate executive, Beverly returned to art undertaking master studies with several of the country’s leading abstract teachers. She now blends and shares her passions - fine art, art-based learning, mentoring and leadership development - through Santa Fe Artist Getaway. In 2018, Beverly began painting in Santa Fe, and wanted to give other creatives the same experience, opening Santa Fe Artist Getaway in 2020. Through large-scale abstract painting, Beverly interprets nature. Connects with ideas. And explores emotion. Her painting process is physical, using hardware-store brushes. Broken sticks. Rags. And hands. To move paint. To add layers. To pull back layers. To drip. To scrape and wipe. And to pull the paint across the surface. Beverly grew up in rural America near Union, Nebraska. Often happily lost for hours in the open prairie landscape that inspires her work today.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Payment and Refund Policy • Enrollment is only guaranteed with registration and full payment • We use PayPal and QuickBooks for your online payment and refunds. Keeping your financial information secure is absolutely our top priority. Please contact us if you prefer to pay by check or money order • The full payment must be received 30 days before the first day of the workshop • A minimum of 10 students is required per workshop. If the minimum is not met 30 days before the start date, the workshop will be cancelled. Students will be notified via email. A full refund will be issued. It is recommended that student not make non-refundable travel or lodging arrangement prior to 30 days • If Santa Fe Artists Getaway cancels the workshop for any reason, students shall receive a 100% refund • Student cancellations must be submitted in writing, and received by btoddarts@gmail.com • Cancellations made 30 days before the first day of class receive a full refund, less a $50 processing fee • Any cancellations made less than 30 days in advance of the first day will receive no refund, unless there is a wait list and another student takes that place; then the student shall receive a 100% refund less a $50 processing fee • No refund, credits or transfers will be applied on or after the workshop start date • No refund, credit or make-up will be offered for missed days • A $50 fee will be charged on all returned checks

Contact Details

402-297-4843

btoddarts@gmail.com

Studio Raven, 83 Apache Ridge Road, Santa Fe, NM, USA

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