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3 Day Workshop, March 28 - 30, 2023

Join Taos and Fredericksburg Artist C.S. "Steve" Talley for a 3 day workshop on how to paint the Landscapes and Nocturnes of the Southwest.

Tuition $375

Includes lunch each day

Space Limited

Register online now or call 830-896-2553

Steve Talley at The Museum of Western Art, Kerrville, Texas

Instructor C.S."Steve" Talley

Painting of Mission at The Museum of Western Art, Kerrville, Texas


Paint: Oil or Acrylic (FYI, the instructor uses water soluble oils - Winsor & Newton Artisan and Royal Talens Cobra)

Colors: Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Phthalo or Cobalt Blue

Cadmium Yellow Light

Cadmium Yellow Medium

Cadmium Red Light

Alizarin Crimson

Phthalo Green

Payne's Gray

Burnt Umber

(you may bring additional colors of your choosing, as well as your preferred mediums)

Painting Surface: Canvas, linen and/or gessoed hardboards. Sizes: 8x10, 9x12, 11x14...your choice. These smaller sizes are so that one or two paintings can be completed per day. Charcoal stick(s) for drawing on canvas.

Brushes: Flats, Filberts, Rounds. For Flats or Filberts have a brush that is 3/4-inch wide, then various sizes incrementally smaller. Rounds can be smaller - used in details. Also bring a mid-sized pallet knife.

Portable easel such as plein air styles

Paper towels or rags, trash bags, and solvent (ordorless), apron, gloves and anything else you may require for your method of painting.

Reference Images: Please bring your own images of the western landscape, particularly mountains. Also, if you have images of southwestern architecture (e.g. adobe buildings, old churches, etc.) bring them as well.

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