Weekend with the Masters is a unique artists retreat in Dana Point, CA, where top leading artists will demonstrate, lecture, and host panel events. American Artist magazine presents the annual workshop and conference, on Sept. 23-26, 2010 at Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA. Weekend with the Masters is designed to give practicing artists, art collectors, and art enthusiasts the opportunity to study with some of the top representational painters of our time.
Noted Artist Instructors
Prestigious instructors of Weekend with the Masters include: Peter Adams, Carolyn Anderson, Clayton J. Beck III, Scott Burdick, Marcia Burtt, Scott Christensen, Daniel F. Gerhartz, Daniel Graves, Nancy Guzik, Albert Handell, Ron Hicks, Quang Ho, Jacqueline Kamin, David Leffel, Rob Liberace, Jeremy Lipking, Susan Lyon, Sherrie McGraw, Joseph McGurl, C.W. Mundy, Daniel Pinkham, Camille Przewodek, Stephen Quiller, Anthony Ryder, Frank Serrano, Morgan Weistling, and Stephen Scott Young.
Additionally, Stephen Quiller, noted artist and author will be demonstrating and teaching at the retreat. Quiller is a member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia, National Society for Painters in Acrylic & Casein, and Watercolor West and is an American Watercolor Society Dolphin Fellow. He has written six books on color and watermedia, including Color Choices, Painter’s Guide to Color, Acrylic Painting Techniques, and Water Media Painting With Stephen Quiller (all Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, New York). www.quillergallery.com .
Creative Time/Keynote Speaker
Creative experiences will include:
- -Indoor drawing, oil, and watercolor master workshops for the figure, portrait, and still life painter
- -Outdoor plein air oil master workshops for the landscape painter
- -Workshops will be complemented by demonstrations, lectures, special presentations, and panel discussions led by the master instructors
- -The Keynote Speaker of the Weekend is Richard Schmid, one of America’s greatest living representational artists. Schmid has promoted art education through his books, articles, workshops, seminars, and television presentations. Schmid holds a doctorate in fine arts and is a recipient of The John Singer Sargent Medal for Lifetime Achievement.
College of Art-Design: http://www.lagunacollege.edu/