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Paint Your Heart Out Spring Workshops 2018

Instructor Name: Multiple Workshop Dates: April 29, 2018 to May 26, 2018   Get ready for our most popular workshop series, Paint Your Heart Out! Chestnut artists are volunteering their time to teach a variety of art-related skills, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting our group. This year we will have workshops in the Spring […]

National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society Call for Juried Small Painting Exhibition, Workshops, Paintouts, and Demonstrations

1st Spring Best of America SMALL PAINTING National Juried Exhibition April 30-May 26, 2018 Richland Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN   Join us for Opening Week Events! To sign up visit www.noaps.org/boa-small-events-page April 30-May 2nd: Workshop with Dawn Whitelaw “Reaching the Next Level”, On Track Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN May 3rd: Plein Air […]

A Painter’s Journey

Online

A Painter’s Journey, available On Demand at vimeo.com/ondemand/apaintersjourney, was created to inspire your personal painting journey. The instructional video series includes Growing at the Easel, an eleven-part video series, and Expanding Your Technique, a three-part video series.

Newly added 2018 Learning Opportunities with Roger Dale Brown

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Roger Dale Brown, OPAm Workshop Dates: June 30, July 28, August 25 Roger is offering several opportunities to enrich your personal painting journey. The first is a demonstration and slide presentation to fill your mind with information and ideas for you to take back to your studio. He is also teaching two one day workshops. […]

Glacier National Park en Plein air

This is a rare opportunity. The Hockaday Museum in Kalispell, Montana has partnered with the Glacier National Park Conservancy to obtain permission for Lori to hold this workshop inside Glacier National Park! Based in West Glacier, this workshop includes demonstrations, personalized guidance, student painting time, and group sharing. You will leave this workshop excited, ready […]

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Water, plus a Fish Fry

Frank's Residence 1710 Crystal Springs Rd, Waverly, TN

Saturday, September 15, 2018 Frank Baggett Painting Water plus a Fish Fry Description: Many tips on how to concentrate on focal points in your work along with composition, as well as tips on painting water. Frank will demo in the morning. There will be time for questions and answers after the demo. After lunch, students […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Plein Air 101

Edwin Warner Park Shelter #6 332P+HW, Nashville, TN

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Rain Date- Friday, September 21, 2018 Jean Gauld Jaeger, Stacey Taylor, Karen Philpott, Renee Bates Plein Air 101 Location: Edwin Warner Park Shelter # 6 Type of Workshop: Full Day Plein Air Student Levels for This Workshop: Beginner Student Limit: 12 Supply List: Old Clothes/Apron to paint in Sunscreen Insect Repellant […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Brenda Coldwell and Tiffany Foss

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Sunday, September 23, 2018 Brenda Coldwell                         Tiffany Foss The Value Challenge                Preparing For A Show                         Brenda Coldwell       Description: There will be a discussion and handouts that will help the artist interpret value more clearly. Value and composition exercises and studies to be painted […]

$65 – $90

Paint Your Heart Out: The Role of Lost and Found Edges in Painting

Diane May Studio 228 Ensworth Pl, Nashville, TN

Sunday, September 30, 2018 Diane May The Role of Lost and Found Edges in Painting Description: We will explore various methods of using paint to create hard and soft edges, look at the variety of ways in which edges are manipulated in paintings, and discuss how the intentional use of edgework contributes to the success […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Loosen Up Your Painting

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Thursday, October 4, 2018 Chantel Barber Loosen Up Your Painting   Description: We all want to loosen our paintings. It begins with values. Everything is made up of patterns of values/shapes. This workshop will focus on using value to create looser paintings from a photo reference.  Time: 9:30am-4:30pm  Member Fee: $75 Non Member Fee: $90 […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Filling Your Paintings With Air And Light

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Sunday, October 14, 2018 Gayle Levee Filling Your Paintings With Air And Light Description: Using the principles taught by Frank Mason, we will address the rendering of form, light and atmosphere. Time: 9:30am-4:30pm Member Fee:  $75 Non-Member Fee: $90 Location: On-Track Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN 37067 Type of Workshop: Full day, outdoors and in […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Brushwork – Making Your Mark

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Pam Padgett Brushwork - Making Your Mark Description:  Techniques for creating a variety of brush marks and impressions to improve edges, atmosphere and interest within your landscapes. Time: 9am-3pm Member Fee: $75 Non-Member Fee: $90 Location: OnTrack Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike Franklin, TN 37067 Type of Workshop: Full day Student Levels […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: Fundamentals and Solid Foundations for Effective Landscape Painting

Anne Christensen’s home 3375 Bailey Road, Franklin, TN

Thursday, October 18, 2018 Kevin Menck Fundamentals and Solid Foundations for Effective Landscape Painting Description: Workshop will focus on simplifying shapes and seeing masses in the landscape and being able to establish correct value and temperature in paintings. Time: 9:30am-4:30pm Member Fee: $75 Non-Member Fee: $90 Location: Anne Christeson’s Farm – 3375 Bailey Rd., Franklin, […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: The Fixer Upper

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Friday, October 19, 2018 Dawn Whitelaw The Fixer Upper Description: The class offers the opportunity to learn from mistakes. Participants are asked to bring in 5-6 Plein Air sketches or small studio pieces that did not quite work or need some improvement. In class, we will explore ways to improve the paintings and will actually […]

$90

Paint Your Heart Out: How to Improve your Painting with Procreate App

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Saturday, November 3, 2018 Mike Sowers How to Improve your Painting with Procreate App Description:  We will explore the various ways to manipulate images of reference photos as well as paintings in process using an IPad Pro with pencil and the versatile and feature rich app for Procreate Time: 9:30am-1 pm Member Fee: $50 Non-Member: […]

$65

Paint Your Heart Out: Push Your Plein Air to the Limit! with Pam Padgett

Leiper’s Creek Gallery 4144 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN

Monday, April 15th, 2019 Pam Padgett Push Your Plein Air to the Limit! Description: For painters looking to push thru to the next level, Pam will ask participants to send 2-3 paintings images to her 2 weeks before class starts that represent their skill level and will work to help the individuals improve and elevate […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: A New Perspective-Plein Air with Anne Blair Brown

Bluebird Hill, 2864 Ernest Hawkins Rd, Santa Fe, TN 2864 Ernest Hawkins Rd, Santa Fe, Tennessee

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 Anne Blair Brown A New Perspective – Plein Air Description: Anne will show you alternative ways to “see” your subject to create simpler, more impactful paintings.  Time: 9:30 am-4:30 pm Member Fee: $65  Non-member Fee: $85 To Register, Go To:  A New Perspective - Plein Air Location: Bluebird Hill, 2864 Ernest […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Everything is Green! Painting Greens in the Tennessee Landscape with Paula Frizbe

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Friday, April 19th, 2019 Paula Frizbe Everything is Green! Painting Greens in the Tennessee Landscape Description: This workshop will focus on the variety of greens found in the landscape and learning how to mix the many greens found in this area.  When do you intensify the green and when do you grey them down?  How […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Ten Tips, Tools and Techniques to Improve Your Drawing Skills with Mike Sowers

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Saturday, April 20th, 2019 Mike Sowers Ten Tips, Tools and Techniques to Improve Your Drawing Skills Description: This class will focus on specific ways to improve your drawing, whether in preparation for a painting or for the pure enjoyment of drawing. The workshop will include a slide show, hand outs, short demos and lots of time […]

$70.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Water-Reflections with Kim Barrick

centennial Park 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 (Rain Date Thursday April 25th ) Kim Barrick Painting Water - Reflections Description: Join award winning artist and Chestnut Group founder for a day by the water. Meet at Centennial Park Wautauga Lake to challenge yourself with this important aspect of outdoor painting. Bring your lunch. Time: 9 am-4 pm Member Fee: […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Capturing Character in The Portrait with Chantel Barber

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Monday, May 6th, 2019  Chantel Barber Capturing Character in The Portrait Description: In this workshop, Chantel will demonstrate painting a portrait based on a reference photo, while sharing valuable insight into the differences between working from life versus a photograph. Students will learn: what photographs make the best references for portrait painting, editing (what you […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Small Impressions with Ingrid Derrickson

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 Ingrid Derrickson Small Impressions Description: Painting miniature still life in oil will enhance your abilities and your daily painting habits to create expressive little gems, abstracted in light and color. Time: 9am-4pm Member Fee: $65  Non-member Fee: $85 To Register, go to:  Small Impressions Location: Warehouse 521 - 521 Heather Pl, […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Critters En Plein Air with Marci Hicks and Hayden Pickel

Warehouse 521 521 Heather Place, Nashville, TN

Saturday, May 11th, 2019 Marci Hicks and Haden Pickel Critters En Plein Air Description:  In a stress free environment, Haden and Marjorie will showcase some of their plein air paintings of cows, chickens, pets, etc., and help to guide students through their own paintings.  We’ll be using photos (as most critters are hard to reason […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Plein Air 101 with Jean Gauld-Jaeger and Karen Philpott

Edwin Warner Park Shelter #5 Vaughn Rd, Nashville, TN

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019  (Rain Date, Friday, May 17, 2019) Plein Air 101 Jean Gauld-Jaeger and Karen Philpott Description:  This workshop is for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and would love to capture their surroundings with a brush and paint. Come join others who are excited to learn and ready to paint plein air for […]

$91.00

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