:: Past Classes and Workshops ::

2018

Three-Day Workshop: Portrait Painting in Oil

  • Ojai, California (Bert Collins’ West Hills Ojai Gallery)
  • August 10 – 12, 2018
  • 9 am – 5 pm each day
  • $375

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting

  • Ojai, California
  • Saturdays 8 – 11 am
  • April 21 – May 19, 2018
  • $200

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting

  • Ojai, California
  • Saturdays 8 – 11 am
  • February 17 – March 17, 2018
  • $200 FULL

2017

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting

  • Ojai, California
  • Saturdays 8 – 11 am
  • September 30 – November 11, 2017 (no class October 14 or 21) 
  • $200

Three-Day Workshop: Oil Painting Plein Air to Studio

  • Ojai, California: two days outdoors, one day indoors
  • March 22 – 24, 2017
  • 9am – 5pm each day
  • $350
  • Limited to 12 participants

2016

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting

  • Saturdays 8 – 11 am
  • October 22 – November 19, 2016
  • Various outdoor locations in the Ojai Valley
  • $200

Two Day Workshop: Drawing the Portrait

  • Saturday and Sunday, August 13 – 14, 2016
  • 9 am – 5 pm each day
  • Hosted by Bert Collins at her West Hills Ojai Gallery (Hwy 33 & Cuyama Rd., Ojai, California)
  • $220 (includes model fees)

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting

  • Saturdays 8 – 11 am
  • April 23 – May 21, 2016
  • Various outdoor locations in the Ojai Valley
  • $200

One-Day Workshop: Portrait Drawing

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
  • 9 am – 5 pm
  • Hosted by Bert Collins at her West Hills Ojai Gallery (Hwy 33 & Cuyama Rd., Ojai, California)
  • $120 (includes model fees)

Two-Day Workshop: Portrait Painting in Oil

  • Saturday and Sunday, January 30 – 31, 2016
  • 9 am – 5 pm each day
  • Hosted by Bert Collins at her West Hills Ojai Gallery (Hwy 33 & Cuyama Rd. in Ojai)
  • $220 FULL

2015

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
October 24 – November 21, 2015
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$195

Two-Day Workshop: Landscape Painting in Oil
Saturday–Sunday, March 21–22, 2015
9–5 both days
Hosted by Bert Collins at her West Hills Ojai Gallery (Hwy 33 & Cuyama Rd. in Ojai)
$200 FULL

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
February 7 – 28, 2015
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
January 10 – 31, 2015
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155


2014

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
November 1 – 22, 2014
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Drawing the Portrait and Figure
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
April 24 – May 15, 2014
Dan Schultz Fine Art Gallery & Studio
$175 (includes model fees)

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
April 19 – May 10, 2014
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Drawing the Portrait and Figure
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
March 20 – April 10, 2014
Dan Schultz Fine Art Gallery & Studio
$175 (includes model fees)

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
March 15 – April 12, 2014 (No class March 22)
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
February 15 – March 8, 2014
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Drawing the Portrait and Figure
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
February 13 – March 13, 2014 (no class February 27)
Dan Schultz Fine Art Gallery & Studio
$175 (includes model fees)

Four-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
January 18 – February 8, 2014
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$155

Four-Week Class: Drawing the Portrait and Figure
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm
January 16 – February 6, 2014
Dan Schultz Fine Art Gallery & Studio
$175 (includes model fees)


2013

Five-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am
October 26 – November 23, 2013
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$185

Two-Day Painting Workshop
August 10 – 11, 2013, 9 – 5 each day
Mardosz Fine Art Gallery (109 S. Corona, Colorado Springs, CO)
$250 (or $150 for one day only)
Day One: Plein Air Painting
Day Two: Portrait and Figure Painting

Six-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am • March 16 – April 20, 2013
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$225

Six-Week Class: Plein Air Painting
Saturdays 8 – 11 am • February 2 – March 9, 2013
Various locations in the Ojai Valley
$225


2012

Six-Week Class: Drawing and Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6–9 pm • October 11 – November 15, 2012
Ojai Art Center • 113 S. Montgomery Street • Ojai, CA 93023
$255 (drop-in fee $50 per class, call in advance)

Workshop: Plein Air Painting
Three-Day Workshop in Ojai, California
March 26, 27, 28, 2012
9 am – 4 pm each day
$325


2011

Workshop: Plein Air Painting
3-day workshop, Ojai, California
October 10–12, 2011

Workshop: Painting Portraits / Figures in the Landscape
1-day workshop, Palmer Lake Art Group, Palmer Lake, Colorado
Monday, July 11th, 2011

Drawing Portraits
2-day Workshop with Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, Colorado
March 26 – 27, 2011


2010

Workshop: Painting Figures in the Landscape
3-day workshop, Clear Air Art Studio,
Cochrane, Alberta, Canada:
September 9 – 11, 2010

Workshop: Plein Air Painting in Oil
5-day workshop with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
Wednesday – Sunday, August 11 – 15, 2010
8:30 am – 12:30 pm each day

Class: Advanced Oil Painting
Eight-week class with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
Wednesdays, April 7 – May 26, 2010
9 am – Noon each day

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Eight-week class with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
Wednesday evenings, February 3 – March 24, 2010
6 – 9 pm each evening


2009

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Eight-week class with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
Monday evenings, October 12 – December 7, 2009 (no class November 23rd)
6 – 9 pm each evening

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Three-day workshop with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
July 31 – August 2, 2009
9 am – 4 pm each day

Plein Air Painting in Oils
Three-day workshop with Cottonwood Center for the Arts:
June 26 – 28, 2009
9 am – 4 pm each day

Advanced Painting
Eight-Week Class at Cottonwood Artists’ School:
January 12th – March 2nd, 2009
6 – 9 pm each Monday evening


2008

One-Week Intensive Portrait Class
Five-Day Class with Cottonwood Artists’ School:
August 11th – 15th, 2008
9 am – 12 pm each day

Painting the Clothed Figure Outdoors
Two-Day Workshop with Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters:
July 28th – 29th, 2008
9 am – 4 pm each day

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Eight-week class at Cottonwood Artists’ School:
Mondays April 7th – May 26th, 2008; 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Painting the Clothed Figure from Life
Mondays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
January 21st – March 10th, 2008
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado


2007

Advanced Oil Painting
Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
November 5th – December 5th, 2007
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Mondays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
September 10th – October 29th, 2007
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Painting Portraits and Clothed Figures Outdoors and Indoors
Three Day Workshop: July 20th – 22nd, 2007
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
January 25th – March 12th, 2007
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado


2006

Drawing and Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
August 24th – October 12th, 2006
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Plein Air Painting in Oils
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon
July 12th – August 23rd, 2006
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
April 13th – June 1st, 2006
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Foundations in Drawing
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
January 26th – March 16th, 2006
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado


2005

Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
October 27th – December 22nd, 2005
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Exploring Color
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
August 17th – October 5th, 2005
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Foundations in Drawing
Mondays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
May 9th – June 27th, 2005
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Painting Portraits
Thursdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
January 19th – March 3rd, 2005 (first session)
AND March 10th – April 28th, 2005 (second session)
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorad


2004

Painting from Life
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
September 22nd – November 10th, 2004
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Landscape Painting in the Open Air
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon
May 5th – June 23rd, 2004
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Portraits
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
March 17th – May 5th, 2004
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Portraits
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
January 14th – March 3rd, 2004
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado


2003

Portraits
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
November 5th – December 17th, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Portraits
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
September 10th – October 29th, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Portraits
Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
July 2nd – August 20th, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Landscape Painting in the Open Air
Tuesdays 9:00am – Noon
May 6th – June 24th, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Basic Painting
March 12th – April 30th, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Basic Painting
January, 2003
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado


2002

Portraits
September, 2002
Cottonwood Artists’ School
Colorado Springs, Colorado