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    • Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    • 9:30 AM
    • Friday, April 13, 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Hispanic Arts Building-EXPO-NM (Fairgrounds)
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    2018 Masterworks of NM - Watercolor Workshop

    Jeanne Hyland

    Hosted by New Mexico Watercolor Society





    Friday, April 13th - Sunday April 15th, 2018 

    9:30 am to 4:30 pm

    PUBLIC DEMO: Saturday APRIL 14TH at 10:00 AM  at Hispanic Arts Building at EXPO-NM (State Fairgrounds) 


    Jeanne holds a BFA in figurative sculpture from the University of New Hampshire and studied at Ecole Des Beaux Arts, France. Over 25 years in commercial design preceded her return to fine art. Jeanne adopted watercolor as her medium after moving to California where she taught at Brand Library Studios, the LA  Academy of Figurative Art, and Learning & Product Expo (Pasadena). Jeanne now teaches locally, nationally and internationally. She is included in “How Did You Paint That?”, 100 ways to paint still life and florals, Vol. II, and a contributor to North Light Books. A member of: National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, American Watercolor Society, Portrait Society of America, WAOW, Signature member NMWS, Southwestern Watercolor Society, and Valley Watercolor Society. 

    Steps to Greater Creative Confidence

    “Learn to let the painting process blend just enough structure with chance to allow for unique, attention-getting and expressive results. Combine fun, energetic and intuitive beginnings into explorations and solutions to discover your own strengths. Daily demonstrations and challenging projects will guide you to claim that elusive ‘next’ level, no matter where you start. We will create multiple ‘mini’s’ to find success sooner, and you’ll build even more confidence with planned problems while learning to resolve them. Get ready for a shift in your painting and break through some barriers!”.

    Learn more about Jeanne and her body of work at 


    Cost of Workshop is $230.00 per student, with a $100.00 deposit at registration and $130 remainder to be paid online by April 10 (reminders will be sent).  Workshop is limited to 14 students on a “first come, first served” basis, with registration opening November 1, 2017 to NMWS members, and then all others on January 1, 2018  Once enrolled, if you need to cancel, you will receive a full refund only if you find a replacement and your space in the workshop is re-filled.

    Workshop Cancellation Policy

    Supply list goes here

    Any questions please call:

    Ray Prudhomme 505-296-0273 

    or  Debbie Misgen 505-417-7582 

    2018-04 Hyland_Masterworks_2018_v1.pdf

    • Monday, January 15, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Friday, April 27, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Fine Arts Gallery, EXPO-NM, Albuquerque, enter Gate#3, San Pedro & Copper

    NMWS Spring 2018 Workshop with 

    Lynn McLain, AWS/DF, NWS

    "The Magic of Watercolor"

    May 1-4, 2018

    Lynn McLain is a Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society as well as a member of the National Watercolor Society. He is a former President of NMWS and currently resides in Vadito, NM.

    Workshop Description :  Lynn says "We are going to explorer how to bring a mood into a landscape painting which will include an easy approach to design and composition. We are going to look at textural solutions and how texture can support a good design resulting in a great painting."

    Workshop Details : A 4-day workshop, May 1-4, 2018, held at the Fine Arts Gallery on EXPO-NM (state fairgrounds) in Albuquerque, NM. Workshop hours will be 9 AM to 4 PM, with an hour break for lunch.

    Workshop Supply List: Please see attached list. 

    2018-05 McLain Supply List.pdf

    Per usual, these supplies are recommendations from the instructor (for best results). Please contact Lynn McLain 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 $200 deposit is due at the time of Workshop Registration. The Balance Due of $200 (or $240 for non-members) must be paid by Friday, April 27, 2018.

    Total Tuition for the 4 day workshop is:

    Members: $400, not including supplies

    Non-Members: $440, not including supplies 

    Workshop Cancellation Policy

    • Sunday, March 18, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Art Room, Administration Building Good Samaritan Society Village 3011 Buena Vida Circle Las Cruces, NM 88011
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    Suzy Powell Workshop Registration

    Registration opens November 27, 2017 for members and January 18, 2018 for non-members (Workshop Cancellation policy) **     

    Workshop dates: March 18, 19 and 20, 2018

    Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, 9 am – 4 pm

    Suzy Powell’s three-day workshop is suitable for watercolor artists at all levels.  Her workshop will provide instruction on how to create rust on old buildings and vehicles. There will be a lot of negative painting involving grasses and trees.  Sketching instruction will also be provided with her sketchbooks available for inspiration.  Suzy will bring drawings for demo use or you can bring your own.  You will be using quarter sheets and hopefully be able to finish several paintings.  View Supply List. 

    Minimum of 12 students -- Maximum of 16 students.

    Registration opens November 27, 2017 for members and January 18, 2018 for non-members**

    Members register and pay the full $250 fee online at www.nmwatercolorsociety.org, or they may register online and mail a check for the full fee to: Beth Welter, 8010 Murano Court, Las Cruces, NM 88007. 

    **Non-members pay an additional $40 fee; or, they may join the NMWS for $40 and register as a member. Non-members must register directly through Beth Welter with a check. Please include your name, address, phone number and e-mail. For more information, contact Beth Welter at rjwelter [at]comcast.net or at 575-652-3270; or Cindy Lane at cindy.lane[at]live.com or at 575-522-4894.

    Cancellation: Workshop is limited to 16 students on a first come, first served basis. If you need to cancel after February 16, you will receive a full refund only if your space is re-filled. For full details, see our Workshop Cancellation policy.                      

    For more information, see the workshop flyer and Suzy Powell's bio. If you cannot open these pdfs, contact Rachel at rcmurphree [at] outlook.com and she will send you word documents.

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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