Cedar Valley Art Workshops

Join us for one of our amazing art workshops!
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Cedar Valley’s art workshops are for everyone! Class size is kept small to offer personal instructions. No previous experience is needed. Our expert instructors will guide you through creating your project. The cost includes supplies unless otherwise noted. Full-day and weekend classes include lunch. Weekend classes offer commuter and overnight options. Come join us and let your creative spirit soar!

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April 2024

Plein Air Studio Workshop 1 with Lorin Willey

Join Lorin for the first of four plein air workshops, focusing on landscape painting from photography (oil, acrylic, and watercolor) during this retreat. Ideal for aspiring and experienced painters, Lorin, an internationally acclaimed artist and instructor, brings his expertise and passion to help you hone your skills in this timeless genre.
27 - 28 Apr
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090
May 2024

Watercolor Excitement-Let’s Get Creative! with Ed Fenendael

Unlock your creative potential and let your artistic spirit flourish in this exhilarating workshop. Push the boundaries of your color perception, test your design and composition abilities, and embark on an exploration of self-expression. The guiding principle here is simplify – granting you the freedom to effortlessly convey your artistic vision with a burst of […]
10 - 12 May
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090

Painting Without A Brush with Beki Borman

Develop your style of acrylic painting in a whole new way! This class is a great opportunity to discover the different uses of acrylic paint. Experienced painters will have a chance to develop new techniques and beginners will have a chance to uncover their creativity. Students will learn several brushless techniques to achieve unique effects. […]
18 - 19 May
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090
June 2024

Painting Lifelike Animals with Susan Ploughe

Explore techniques that create fresh, lifelike paintings of a variety of animals. Learn to: Paint fur and feathers without obsessing over every detail · Mix the right colors, especially important for all-white or all-black animals · Choose an interesting point of view · Make eyes and other features look alive · Vary your brushwork for […]
14 - 16 Jun
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090

Drawing Fundamentals with Joyce Eesley

Vincent van Gogh said, “Drawing is the root of everything.” In this workshop, you will learn to draw what you see, not what you think you see! You will start by drawing simple shapes and then applying values. Together we will learn tips to sharpen our perception. Along the way, you will learn to see […]
21 - 23 Jun
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090

Enamel Pendant with Beth Ratledge

Beth Ratledge is happy to return to Cedar Valley for another fun copper enameling workshop. She will guide you through designing and cutting your own unique pendant. You will then learn the technique of applying glass powder to your copper and kiln-firing it to a beautiful finish.
29 Jun
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090
July 2024

Watercolor Excitement 3 with Joyce Eesley

Joyce returns to Cedar Valley to teach watercolor painting through demonstrations and ample painting time. This popular class will teach you how to layer your washes until you have the right value creating contrast. Students come away understanding the essentials of value, color theory, and composition. Classes are small and relaxed. If this is your […]
12 - 14 Jul
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090
September 2024

Plein Air Studio Workshop 2 with Lorin Willey

Join Lorin for the third of four plein air workshops, we will be in the studio focusing on landscape painting from photography (oil, acrylic, and watercolor) during this retreat. Ideal for aspiring and experienced painters, Lorin, an internationally acclaimed artist and instructor, brings his expertise and passion to help you hone your skills in this […]
07 - 08 Sep
All Day
Cedar Valley
5349 County Road D, West Bend, WI 53090
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