upcoming workshops & presentations

June 4, 2018 - June 8, 2018

Seductive Surfaces with Water Media

This course will open the door into the exploration of various combinations mixed media with an emphasis on water soluble paints and mediums. You will be encouraged to take risks and work beyond your traditional practice in pursuit of your own personal language. We will be mixing it up by exploring how everything from gesso, acrylics, inks, and mark making tools, collage and much more will be explored. These Techniques can be applied to a variety of subject matter and styles and surfaces to create your own unique artistic statement.
Emphasis will be placed on design, personal style, and class work will be part of the course. Jean will focus on still life, abstract and landscape subjects.

$595 (eligible for early registration discount)

Cheap Joe's Art Stuff
Boone, NC
Phone: 800-227-2788
Email: cheapjoes.com

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common
topics

Limitless Layering, The Figure in Water Media, Composition with water Media

locations

Variety of workshops and presentations taught to groups across Canada/U.S.A.

past workshops & presentations

October 18, 2017 - October 20, 2017

Spokane Watercolor Society

Spokane, WA at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture
September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Pink Buddha Studio

Portugal
Details TBA
August 2017

RDC

Scottland
Details TBA
June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017

Wet Glazing Florals and Portraits

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Website: www.watercolors.org
June 5, 2017 - June 9, 2017

Luscious Wet Portraiture

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Website: www.watercolors.org
May 10, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Minnesota Watercolor Society

Website: www.minnesotawatercolors.com
March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017

Art Society of Strathcona County

Sherwood Park, Alberta

Contact: Elaine Tweedy at artsoc@telus.net for more information
Website: www.artstrathcona.com
February 2017

Key West Mixed Media

The Studio of Key West
Key West, Florida

Phone: Erin Stover-Sickmen at 305-296-0458
Email: erin@tskw.org
Website: tskw.org
September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

Faces and Figures in Water Media

California Watercolor Association
Walnut Creek, California

Email: registrar@californiawatercolor.org
Website: www.californiawatercolor.org
September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

Mixed Media Faces and Figures

Jean Pederson's course will open the door into the exploration of various combinations mixed media with an emphasis on water soluble paints and mediums as they relate to the human face and figure. You will be encouraged work beyond your traditional practice in pursuit of your own personal language. We will be exploring how everything from watercolor to gouache, gesso, acrylics, inks, mark making tools, collage and much more can be applied to figure painting. Emphasis will be placed on design, personal style, live models and class work will be part of the course.

California Watercolor Association
Website: www.californiawatercolor.org
July 11, 2016 - July 15, 2016

Seductive Surfaces

Are you intrigued by the process of using mixed media to build an alluring, captivating surface on paper, canvas or board? Using a variety of acrylic mediums, learn to build up interesting surfaces that can be used as a base for finished paintings. Explore techniques to achieve a variety of effects including layering, texturizing, glazing, embedding and adhering. Bring ideas for subject matter that interest you. This course is suitable for both abstract and referential imagery.

Red Deer College
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Website: rdc.ab.ca
June 1, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Idaho watercolour society

Boise, Idaho

Phone: Cherry Woodbury at 208-433-9705
Email: idahocherry@yahoo.com
Website: www.idahowatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org
March 25, 2016 - March 28, 2016

Building Blocks for Exciting Design

The Suntan Art Center on St. Pete Beach
3300 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Email: vanessa@floridaartistworkshops.com
Phone: (239) 250-8339
Website: floridaartistworkshops.com
March 13, 2016 - March 17, 2016

Seductive Surfaces

The process using mixed media to building an alluring, engaging, captivating external skin on paper, canvas or board is the focus of this workshop. While trying not to set boundaries for our work, we will open doors through which discovery will take place.

Demo: March 13, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Workshop: March 14-17, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society

Email: workshops@scvws.org if you have a specific workshop question
Website: www.scvws.org - registration, a description of the workshop and a material list posted
February 19, 2016 - December 14, 2016

Master Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
Calgary, Alberta
February 19 to 22, June 4 to 7, September 10 to 14, December 10 to 14, 2016
Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
February 11, 2016 - February 12, 2016

Faces and Figures in Water Media

Palm Desert, CA
Venus Studios Art Supply

Email: Debra Ann Mumm
Website: www.VenusStudiosArtSupply.com
February 8, 2016 - February 10, 2016

Artfully Abstract Grounds

Palm Desert, CA
Venus Studios Art Supply

Email: Debra Ann Mumm
Website: www.VenusStudiosArtSupply.com
January 22, 2016 - December 12, 2016

Mentoring Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
January 22 to 25, June May 20 to 23, September 9 to 12, December 9 to 12, 2016

Buffalo Thunder Resort
Santa Fe, Mexico

Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
October 2015
Topic TBA
Florida Watercolor Society
Tampa Bay, Florida
Spring 2015
Topic TBA
Hawaii Watercolor Society
Phone: Rebecca Snow at (808) 286-5909
Email: Rebecca Snow
July 21, 2014 - July 25, 2014
Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta
Phone: (403) 357-3663
Website: rdc.ab.ca
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014
CSPWC Symposium
Geneva Park, Ontario
Phone: (416) 533-5100
Website: www.cspwc.com
June 7, 2014 - June 10, 2014
Topic TBA
Bear Valley Highlands, B.C.
Phone: Barbara Fresz at (778) 373-5684
Website: www.bearvalleyhighlands.com
February 6, 2014 - December 14, 2014

Master Class 4X4

Meet 4 days — 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.
Calgary, Alberta
February 6 to 9, May 29 to June 1, September 18 to 21, December 11 to 14, 2014
Email: Jean Pederson for inquiries.
September 1, 2012 - September 14, 2012
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
San Jose, CA
Phone: Mary Paquet at (408) 629-7325
September 29, 2011 - October 2, 2011
Topic TBA
Leading Edge Edmonton
Winnipeg, MB
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4G5
Website: www.greatartworkshops.com
Email: Louise Hall
Phone: (403) 233-7389
July 2011
TBA
Red Deer College
May 31, 2011 - June 4, 2011
Topic TBA
Ann Arbor, MI 48837
Email: Debra Zamperla
Phone: (734) 662-8734
February 24, 2011 - February 27, 2011

Mixed Media Layering

Leading Edge Workshops
Winnipeg, MB
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4G5
Website: www.greatartworkshops.com
Email: Louise Hall
Phone: (403) 233-7389
December 4, 2010 - December 5, 2010
Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)
Vancouver, BC
Website: www.artists.ca
Workshop for The Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver, BC
October 30, 2010 - November 1, 2010

Creative Composition

Leading Edge Workshops
Winnipeg, Manatoba
www.greatartworkshops.com
October 2010
Topic TBA
Montana Watercolor Society, Kalispell
Phone: (406) 367-5211
September 12, 2010 - September 14, 2010
Juror for the Sydney Art Exhibition
Sydney, BC
July 19, 2010 - July 23, 2010

Getting to Know the Faces and Figures in Water Media

Red Deer College Summer Series
Red Deer College, Alberta
Contact: Jillian Best
Program Coordinator, Visual Art
Red Deer College, Continuing Education
100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5
Website: www.rdc.ab.ca
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
Phone: (403) 342-3130
Fax: (403) 342-3278
June 19, 2010

Special Guest for Red Deer Artwalk

June 2010
Cranbrook Art Council
Dates & Topic TBA
Contact: Charlene Stroud
Cranbrook & District Arts Council
PO Box 861, Cranbrook, BC V1C 4J6
Website: www.theartscouncil.ca
Email: info@theartscouncil.ca
Tel / Fax: (250) 426-4223
April 23, 2010 - April 25, 2010
Yellowknife Watercolour Society
Yellowknife
Email: Shawna at ykwatercolour@gmail.com
March 27, 2010
Club Critique Tool
Calgary Sketch
Calgary, Alberta
George Alig
Phone: (403) 288-7930
March 2010
Pynelogs Public Gallery
Invermere, BC
Dates TBA
1720 4th Avenue RR 4
Invermere, BC, Canada V0A 1K4
Phone: (250) 342-4423
February 25, 2010 - February 28, 2010

Faces and Figures in Water Media

Leading Edge Workshops
Calgary, Alberta
#28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
October 12, 2009 - October 16, 2009
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Contact: Becky Herlitztke by email at beckyherlitzke@gmail.com or by phone at (608) 788-4182
October 4, 2009 - October 10, 2009
Dillman's Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
Phone: (715) 588-3143
www.dillmans.com
October 2009
Georgia Watercolor Society Workshop/Jury
Teaching Workshop & Judicating National Exhibition
www.georgiawatercolorsociety.com/
September 21, 2009 - September 23, 2009
Toronto Watercolour Society
Contact: Pauline Holancin at (905) 841-1926
September 18, 2009 - September 20, 2009
East Central Ontario Watercolour Society
Contact: Pauline Holancin at (905) 841-1926
August 24, 2009 - August 28, 2009
CSPWC Cape Breton Watercolour Symposium at the Gaelic College Facility
St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
www.cspwc.com
July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009

Limitless Layering, Summer Series

Red Deer College, Alberta
Phone: (403) 342-3504
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009

Dressing up the Figure, Summer Series

Red Deer College, Alberta
Phone: (403) 342-3504
Email: arts@rdc.ab.ca
June 30, 2009 - July 3, 2009
Whistler, B.C.
Contact: (604) 935-8232 or info@whistlerarstcouncil.com.
June 15, 2009 - June 19, 2009

Face and Figure

Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Contact: Lisa Trimble at (307) 432-1603 or lisatrimble@lcccfoundation.edu.
Workshops on face and figure in Cheyenne, WY
March 7, 2009 - March 8, 2009

Layering

Fernie Art Station, B.C.
Contact: Donna Miller by email at Miller_g@shaw.ca.
Workshops on layering in Fernie, BC
February 2009
Principles of Creating Exciting Designs in Watercolor
Five day artist retreat at The Rivers Retreat Center in Covington, LA. This workshop is geared towards beginner and intermediate painters. All inclusive retreat includes a stay in a cozy guest cottage, all meals and the workshop with Jean Pederson. Gift Certificates for your favorite artist available.
For more information on the class and The Rivers Retreat Center go to www.theriversretreat.com or call (985) 871-9100.
September 2008
Calgary - Leading Edge Figure Workshops
Leading #28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
August 2008
Red Deer Collage Mixed Media, Alberta
Red Deer College Series Program
Registration: (403) 357-3663 or 1-888-886-2787
www.rdc.ab.ca/continuingeducation/visual_arts/series.html
July 2008
B.C. Sooke Art Show Workshop/Jury
July 2008
Calgary - Leading Edge Workshops
Leading #28, 1911 Spiller Road SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 4G5
Phone: (403) 233-7389
www.greatartworkshops.com
Fall 2007 - Spring 2008

Advanced Water Media

Alberta College of Art & Design
www.acad.ab.ca/extended_studies.html
August 2007
Kimberley - Master Class
Kimberley Arts Festival
July 2007
Red Deer Collage Mixed Media Layering
Red Deer College Series Program
Registration: (403) 357-3663 or 1-888-886-2787
www.rdc.ab.ca/continuingeducation/visual_arts/series.html
May 9, 2007 - May 12, 2007

Abstract mixed media

Vancouver FCA Workshop
www.artists.ca