Belfast 2022 Workshop

In-Person Workshop : Coastal Maine Art Workshops

Belfast Maine, Sept 26-30, 2022

Intermediate to Advanced Levels 

Develop the skills to paint the way you want to paint. Break away from simply copying photo reference and create fully realized, harmonious and personal expressions of the subjects you love. 

In this workshop, I’ll demo 2-3 times a day. Completely explaining my process as I work and sharing insights and “art truths.” Concepts that go beyond just the medium and can be applied to all areas of your art. Learn to incorporate a deliberate process for creating believable, expressive, impressionist watercolors, both plein air with the beautiful subjects coastal Maine has to offer and in the studio.

  • Paint expressive, atmospheric watercolors with an impressionist quality
  • Discover how working with intention leads to consistent results
  • Build On Your Strengths and identify areas for growth
  • Create Daily Art Habits
  • Learn New Techniques to Achieve:
    • stronger compositions
    • proper tone
    • color harmony/mixing
    • loosening up

About Coastal Maine Art Workshops

Coastal Maine Workshops has attracted some of the best art instructions for the last several decades. Operating in Rockland and Belfast, Maine, CMA boasts an excellent program and schedule. Mid-coast Maine is a wonderful place to paint; we have two Studio locations with access to everything from city scenes to quaint fishing villages, working harbors and rocky coves…and oh yes…LOBSTER!!

Everywhere you look, you’ll see beautiful places to paint! Belfast is a small, delightfully scenic city along the edge of Penobscot Bay, also two hours from Portland and one hour from Bangor or to Acadia National Park. There’s plenty for a non-painting companion to do while you’re in class;  you might consider coming early or staying longer…make this a vacation as well! We have great studios in Rockland and Belfast, comfortable and well equipped, for both plein air and studio based classes. Both have water views, plenty of individual work space, an instructor area and demo mirror and nearby parking. We generally carpool to painting sites, (we make sure you have lunch!) and from either, you’ll be within walking distance to lodging, food, galleries, shops, theaters, museums and the waterfront! Rockland and Belfast are both small cities (about 7000) with distinct personalities, Belfast is fun, quirky and visually exciting; Rockland has a lively city vibe and easy access to the beauty of the surrounding Mid-Coast area; a painter’s dream!

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