Alvaro Castagnet

Tue, September 17 to Sun, September 22 2024

Watercolor Masterclass: Understanding the Four Pillars with Alvaro Castagnet

Medium: Watercolor

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Location: Plein Air & Studio

Status: 4 spots left

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This workshop is an intense 4 days of inspiration, hard work and productive learning.

Capture the magic of watercolors in this 4 day painting workshop with Alvaro Castagnet. This is an opportunity to have fun learning from an energetic and colorful master of expressive watercolor. Alvaro begins with philosophical introduction and then follows by a simple “one go” demonstration.

The demo will focus on bold composition with understanding of the 4 Pillars. You will learn how to make quick decisions and simplify your subject to achieve most impact. We will discuss Color relationships, tonal range, forms & shapes and edges. Participants will then paint until we break for lunch
Alvaro will assist and critique works in progress. Participants are asked to start a second painting for the afternoon session, after Alvaro’s 2nd. Demonstration. Alvaro will supervise participants until 4:30 pm each day.

On the last day, will be the final critique session, where every participant will show the best painting they have produced, and will go home not only feeling great, with their achievement, but realizing how much they have learned after having so much fun, and with a clear understanding of the strength and weakness of their paintings.

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About Alvaro Castagnet

Alvaro Castagnet is a leading master and one of today’s most highly respected watercolor Artists in the world. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, he is a member of the most distinguished art societies and has been recognized with top honors and medals in major art competitions worldwide. His works grace the walls of many international private and corporate collectors. Alvaro is also a successful author, tutor and sought after judge.


Rates & Enrollment

Day Student Tuition: $880.00

Full 4-Day Package*: $2,216.50-$2,394.70

*4-Day Workshop Package includes: Tuition for 4 full class days, 5 nights of dinner, lodging, breakfast, daily cookie and fruit breaks, unlimited coffee and tea, and welcoming wine and cheese reception. Your choice between a room to yourself (single occupancy) or bring a friend and split a room (double occupancy).

Get more information about your options to enroll here.