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Robert Spooner-Beyond Basics, The Search For Your Inner Voice

Franciscan Life Process Center Kathleen Bechtel, Art Director

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Robert Spooner-Beyond Basics, The Search For Your Inner Voice
My workshops are about building skill sets. Weather you’re a figurative, plein air, still life, or landscape painter, you have to have a visual vocabulary, a foundation if you much on how to take a painting from concept to completion.I start with a lecture and demonstration on the first day where I take the class thru concepts of color, shape and value to point-to- point relationship drawing. This lecture provides a vocabulary for which the class is on the same playing field for the remainder of the workshop. We begin with these principles and apply them a class participation painting. This piece usually is a still life (could be plein air) but most important is to direct the class thru the piece with a hands-on approach. Classes (paintings) are followed up with self and instructor critiques. Students are encouraged to critique one another’s pieces during this time. Each day we expand deeper into the principles, take on bigger visual problems. So each day we have two paintings or problems to solve. Lunch is about one hour. Each day concludes with a wrap-up, critique and review.
15 Tickets May 4, 2017 $395.00 $10.87
Private Room/Private Bath (3 nights @ $65 per night)
Private Room/Private Bath
3 Tickets May 4, 2017 $195.00 $5.87
Private Room/Shared Bath (3 nights @ $65 per night)
Private Room/Shared Bath
4 Tickets May 4, 2017 $195.00 $5.87
Yurt - Back to Nature Experience (3 nights @ $65 per night)
Yurts - a lovely back to nature experience. No running water or electricity. Battery operated lanterns for lighting, environmentally green toilet, access to shower/tub/toilet in Center's main building.
12 Tickets May 4, 2017 $195.00 $5.87
San Pietro House (3 Nights @ $65 per night)
A guest house on the grounds, you may have to share a room with another guest. Within walking distance of the Main Building of the Center.
9 Tickets May 4, 2017 $195.00 $5.87
Optional Continental Breakfast @ $5 per day
The continental breakfast consists of coffee, teas, juice, cereal, milk, fruit and granola bars.
15 Tickets May 4, 2017 $15.00 $1.37

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My workshops are about building skill sets. Weather you’re a figurative, plein air, still life, or landscape painter, you have to have a visual vocabulary, a foundation if you much on how to take a painting from concept to completion.I start with a lecture and demonstration on the first day where I take the class thru concepts of color, shape and value to point-to- point relationship drawing. This lecture provides a vocabulary for which the class is on the same playing field for the remainder of the workshop.

We begin with these principles and apply them a class participation painting. This piece usually is a still life (could be plein air) but most important is to direct the class thru the piece with a hands-on approach. Classes (paintings) are followed up with self and instructor critiques. Students are encouraged to critique one another’s pieces during this time.

Each day we expand deeper into the principles, take on bigger visual problems. So each day we have two paintings or problems to solve. Lunch is about one hour.

Each day concludes with a wrap-up, critique and review.

Have questions about Robert Spooner-Beyond Basics, The Search For Your Inner Voice? Contact Franciscan Life Process Center Kathleen Bechtel, Art Director

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Franciscan Life Process Center
11650 Downes Street Northeast
Lowell, MI 49331

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Franciscan Life Process Center Kathleen Bechtel, Art Director

Terms and Conditions

Registration Policy -  Tuition fees must be paid at the time of registration.  Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollement. 

Refunds - Refunds will be made up to a month after application is submitted.  If a cancellation is made during this time, a $20.00 processing fee will be withheld from the cost of the workshop.   Cancellations less than 31 days before a workshop is scheduled to begin will NOT be refunded unless of an extreme emergency and will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Workshop cancellations: If class is cancelled due to low enrollment, Franciscan Life Process Center will provide a full refund in the manner in which the tuition was paid. 

Lunches:  Other than an optional contenental breakfast, meals are not offered at the Center.  You may bring food to cook (using the Center's kitchen), you may go out (several restarants in the area).  We do have a wonderful coffee shop that we use for lunch orders; the average price per lunch there is about $12.00 (including tax & tip).  Kathy will take the orders and pick up the meals, please bring cash or checks to reimburse her.

Media Release:  Unless otherwise notified in writing, Franciscan Life Process Center and persons acting for or through them, reserves the right to use, reproduce, and/or distribute photographs, video and/or sound recordings involving the participation of the student(s) herein registered for a workshop or even for use in Franciscan Life Process Center promotional materials.

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