A Mixed Media Workshop with Helen Shafer Garcia
DATES: Oct 25 2020 - Oct 28 2020
Watercolor and Mixed Media Workshop Weekend
Helen Shafer Garcia will lead a watercolor and mixed media workshop at Rancho La Bellota October 25 – 28, 2020. 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.
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.
Sunday 10:00 am – Carpool from La Mesa, meet at U.S.–Tecate border.
Wednesday 5:00 pm – Return to U.S.–Tecate border.
Instructor: Helen Shafer Garcia
Instruction Type: Watercolor, Mixed Media
Instruction Level: Open to all
Materials: Beginner art materials are available at the Ranch at cost, experienced artists should bring their preferred medium.