A Mixed Media Workshop with Helen Shafer Garcia

A Mixed Media Workshop with Helen Shafer Garcia

DATES: Nov 11 2021 - Nov 14 2021


To put your name on the waiting list, contact Ellen Parry at bajaranchoart@gmail.com.

Helen Shafer Garcia will lead a watercolor and mixed media workshop at Rancho La Bellota November 11–14, 2021. 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.

Visit Helen’s personal website at www.helenshafergarcia.com to view her colorful and richly layered style. See our sample itinerary page for instructor-led event 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.

Helen Shafer Garcia


Helen Shafer Garcia

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Thursday 10:00 am – Carpool from San Diego, meet at U.S.–Tecate border.
Sunday 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.

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