WORKSHOPS & COURSES
Vickie offers classes and workshops at the Vero Beach Museum of Art and Atlantic Center for the Arts, which focuses on helping artists find a balance between technique and the intuitive process of painting. She is acclaimed for her unique perspective on self-expression and the creative process.
Creating paintings that establish a harmonious arrangement of mark-making, tonal values, colors, shapes, light, and interesting visual weight is her goal in each work. She enthusiastically participates with a unique practice of painting that emphasizes proportional relationships and informed decision-making.
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This workshop is designed for students who wish t explore expressive drawing and acrylic painting with an emphasis on creative thinking. Students will discover fundamental techniques through painting exercises, merged with an innovative approach to color harmony, compositional balance, and spontaneity. Extensive observation of contemporary master expressionist artists will be introduced for inspiration.
Classes: (Acrylic & Oil) Abstract Expressionism 1&2, Creative Painting, Encaustics 1&2, Mixed Media Collage & Assemblage, Studio Painting
Fall Session: Sept 30 – Dec 6, 2019
Expressive Explorations – Abstract Expressionism Painting Workshop
OCTOBER 11 @ 10:00 AM – OCTOBER 13 @ 4:00 PM (SOLD OUT)
Winter Session: Jan 6 – Mar 14, 2020
This workshop is designed for students who wish to explore expressive drawing and acrylic painting with an emphasis on creative thinking. Students will discover fundamental techniques through painting exercises merged with an innovative approach to color harmony, compositional balance, and spontaneity. Extensive observation of contemporary master expressionist artists will be introduced for inspiration.
AUGUST 10-11 2019
ACA is an artist’s paradise! This retreat is an opportunity for artists to let go of the daily challenges in life while strengthening their creative process. Explore, discover, and learn new techniques to enhance your work, including color mixing recipes, while connecting with artists in an open studio setting surrounded by nature.
New Smyrna Beach, FL Sept 4-10, 2019
$2,200 – All Inclusive Studio – Workspaces
- 5 Full days of studio painting
- All meals prepared by professional chef
- Private sleeping room & bath
- Instruction & independent study
Discover important elements to bring expressiveness, structure, and visual interest to your compositions. Experience a deeper connection with your art. Find a balance between technique and your intuitive voice. Instruction includes daily creative painting exercises, demos, color mixing recipes, and individual coaching. All of this with plenty of paint time!
Non-refundable unless we are able to fill your space with another participant. Upon an unforeseen cancellation due to conflict such as severe weather (hurricane), or issue on behalf of ACA or Instructor, all payments will be refunded. This is an exciting art venue with limited enrollment. Don’t miss this life changing opportunity to enhance your creative practices.
Guest Master Artist: Dana Dion – Australia