Please use these descriptions to determine your skill level and choose the workshop that is right for you.

Beginner

Do any of these apply to you? If so, you should look for workshops that include Beginner in the description.

  • Painting off and on for 2 years or less
  • Little to no experience with oils
  • 100 or less paintings
  • Starting painting for the first time
  • Expect/need guidance at every step during workshop
  • Have worked in other mediums but never in oil

Advanced Beginner

Do any of these apply to you? If so, you should look for workshops that include Advanced Beginner in the description.

  • Somewhat comfortable with oils or other medium
  • Painting off and on for at least 2 years or more
  • Returning to painting after several years away
  • Somewhat comfortable with seeing values and mixing color
  • Expect/need guidance at every step during workshop

 

Intermediate

Do any of these apply to you? If so, you should look for workshops that include Intermediate in the description.

  • Fairly comfortable with oils
  • Semi-Professional to Professional painter
  • Painting regularly for several years
  • Still be searching for style and direction of work
  • Comfortable with seeing value
  • Mostly comfortable use of seeing, mixing, and using color
  • Exhibit and sell works in galleries and shows
  • Expects both guidance and time to work alone during workshop

 

Advanced

Do any of these apply to you? If so, you should look for workshops that include Advanced in the description.

  • Professional (or seeking to become professional)
  • Comfortable with oils, values, colors, design, painting handling, etc.
  • Painting mostly full-time
  • Painting regularly for several years
  • Self-motivated; ready to experiment; thinker
  • Expects both guidance and time to work alone during workshop
  • Needing  a push to reach a more creative place or move past a plateau