Helen Shafer Garcia, April 19–22, 2018 A Mixed Media Workshop Weekend with Helen Shafer Garcia. Thursday–Sunday Thursday | 3:30 pm Carpool from La Mesa, meet at U.S.–Tecate border, park in secure lot Sunday | Return to U.S.–Tecate border by 4:00 pm Cost: $600* Reserve your space now, select from these payment options: To pay by check, contact Ellen Parry at BajaRanchoArt@gmail.com. Use PayPal button below. Note: A 3% fee is added to cover paypal costs.Deposit $309.00 USDPay in Full $618.00 USD Mixed Media Workshop Helen Shafer Garcia will lead a watercolor and mixed media workshop at Rancho La Bellota April 19-22, 2018. Helen is an international workshop leader and award winning Artist, Illustrator, Instructor and avid gardener. She will focus on contemporary approaches to watercolor and mixed media. Surface textures, composition, stamping, collage, and journal making will be explored. Pigment qualities, color theory, and design will also be covered with demos, critiques and individual instruction on location. Custom stamps will be carved to enhance your paintings and hand made journals. At any level of experience, Helen will focus your creativity to visually express what inspires you. Scenery includes beautiful ranch and vineyard settings, sycamore canyons, horses, sheep, and chickens, poetic oak groves, dramatic mountain views, and the iconic 1930’s style architecture of this beautiful working ranch. The natural landscape and the horses which roam the 2,800-acre property supply varied subjects for an intriguing artistic journey. Please see her instructor’s page and visit her personal website at www.helenshafergarcia.com to view her colorful and richly layered style. Connect with creative people who share your passion for artistic exploration. This is an instructor-led event, see our sample itinerary page for details. *Cost includes: Professional workshop instruction, 3 nights lodging and 8 meals at Rancho La Bellota, horseback riding, all transportation in Mexico, and winery tour in Valle de Guadalupe. Optional wine purchases are paid on your own. Workshop size is limited to provide individual attention and instruction.