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    • Saturday, January 19, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Friday, April 26, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Fine Arts Gallery, EXPO-NM, Albuquerque, enter Gate#3, San Pedro & Copper
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    NMWS Spring 2019 Workshop with 

    John Salminen NWS, AWS.DF


    "Realism Through Design" 

    Workshop Description : In this workshop, John will share his approach to painting the urban scene in watercolor.  John will help participants in all aspects of painting a representational cityscape or town scene – choosing the subject, adding mood and creating emotional content, lighting the scene for dramatic effect, using photo reference in a meaningful way and most importantly, strengthening and enhancing representational painting through design. The workshop will include demonstrations, critiques and lots of one-on-one individual help.  Whether you’ve never tried painting townscapes and cityscapes or are an experienced urban painter, this workshop will be an invaluable opportunity to gain new painting insights.

    Workshop Details : A 4-day workshop, Apr. 30-May3, 2019 (Tue-Fri), held at the Fine Arts Gallery on EXPO-NM (state fairgrounds) in Albuquerque, NM. Workshop hours will be 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with an hour break for lunch.

    Workshop Supply List: 

    2019-01 Salminen Workshop-Materials List.pdf

    Per usual, these supplies are recommendations from the instructor (for best results). Please contact  for questions regarding the supplies on the list. Students are encouraged to shop around and purchase what they can afford and will use.

    Costs: A  deposit is due at the time of Workshop Registration. The Balance Due of  (or  for non-members) must be paid by Friday, April 26th, 2019

    Total Tuition for the 4 day workshop is: $500 for NMWS Members, $550 for non-members: with a $250 deposit due at the time of Registration, not including supplies.

    Total Tuition for Non-Members is $550: not including supplies. 

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New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571

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