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    • Thursday, January 26, 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, January 27, 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Creative Arts Room, Good Samaritan Society Village, 3011 Buena Vida Circle Las Cruces, NM 88011

    Marie Siegrist 
    Watercolor Workshop

    "Creating The Illusion Of Depth in a Landscape"

    January 26-27, 2023
    Thursday and Friday  
    9 am - 4pm

    Good Samaritan Society's Creative Arts Room 
    3011 Buena Vida Circle Las Cruces, NM 88011

    Sponsored by the NM Watercolor Society's Southern Chapter.

    Registration open NOW for members: $210  
    Non-Members $260 (registration opens Dec 16)

    Workshop flyer with supply list:  Siegrist 2023 flyer.pdf

    This workshop is designed to explore ways to create the illusion of depth in a landscape. Atmospheric (aerial) perspective softens the mid and background elements of the composition, making detail less visible. Aerial perspective also has an effect on color and value as they recede into the distance. We will explore the possibility of placing small figures, in scale, in the landscape using a simple spatial (linear) perspective method. Tips on desert color and mixing colors like sand, desert greens and the beautiful deep blue skies of New Mexico will be part of the demonstrations.

    Each morning there will be a demonstration of some aspect of the landscape which incorporate these simple concepts of perspective. After the demonstration there will be plenty of time to paint. Marie will be available throughout the day for individual help and problem solving. Workshop participants may paint along with Marie as she develops her painting or they may work from their own sketches and photos to develop a landscape with “depth”.

    At the end of the workshop we will critique and exhibit the paintings produced.


    Thursday & Friday 9AM-4PM 1 Hour Lunch Break

    Meals available at onsite cafeteria at participant’s expense; you may bring your own food and eat with us.

    Location: Creative Arts Room, Administration Building
    Good Samaritan Society Village
    3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces, NM 88011

    *Cancellations: Workshop is limited to 10-14 students, first come, first serve. If you need to cancel, you will receive a full refund only if your space is filled from the wait list.

    Fee:  $210 for members / $260 for non-members
    Minimum: 10 students
    Maximum: 14 students

    The workshop is open to NMWS members for $210, payable online in full on registration

    Registration will be open to nonmembers on December 16, 2022. Your fee will include $50 NMWS membership through January 2024 

    Because of the fluid situation with the pandemic, if we are required to cancel the workshop due to health orders by the NM Governor or direction from Good Sam's, the entire fee will be refunded.

    Per the NMWS Workshop Cancellation Policy :  Refunds of the Workshop deposit fee will not be given,  REGARDLESS of the REASON for withdrawal, unless and until a paid replacement has been found for that seat in the Workshop. An exception to the above will be made if the registrant cancels within 7 days of paying the deposit and that cancellation is more than 60 days prior to the start of the workshop.  

    To register, first : Read the NMWS Workshop Cancellation Policy

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571                           Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

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