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Highly-acclaimed art workshop retreats in watermedia, oil, acrylic collage and mixed media creative explorations
Gloucester, MA : Boston, MA

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cold Wax, But Were Afraid to Ask
Cold Wax medium is HOT! Come experience this intriguing and versatile medium that is taking the painting world by storm! Experiment...
NC, North America
Wine Glass Painting Workshop for Adults at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum
Using step by step instructions, Florence will teach the art of glass painting on a wine glass. Fine point painting, brush...
Painting in Italy
Tuscan workshop/holiday in a beautifully restored, 12th-Century monastery and take in the breathtaking sights and colors of the Chianti Hills, putting...
VA, Canada, Italy
Painting People From Photographs by Ted Nuttall
Ted Nuttall demonstrates the techniques, and instills the confidence to enjoy painting people. Ted will discuss the benefits of photographic reference,...