Workshops

Learn how to Paint Landscapes in Watercolor

Online Video. Learn how to paint landscapes with my video Foundations of Watercolor, available through www.artistsnetwork.com. The video offers examples on how to paint skies, trees, water and other elements of the contemporary landscape. For easy access please type my name into the search box.

Workshops 2019

Online Instructional Video: Foundations of Watercolor by Robert J O’Brien AWS NWS. Learn how to paint the landscape with my four part instructional video. This video can be purchased at www.ArtitstsNetwork.com

Painting the many Moods and Facets of Water in watercolor

June 14-15 (Fri-Sat): Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT. 10am-4pm Open to all levels. To register call (802) 367-1312 email: lkelly@svac.org   www.svac.org

Plein air Painting in Southwest France 2019!

June 22-29, 2019 (Sat-Sat). Tuition $500 USD.  In 2019, I will be returning to the beautiful Lot Valley region on Southwest France for a weeklong plein air workshop. Students will stay at Canel, www.canel.fr, a restored farm on the outskirts of the village of Thezac. Room prices range from 290 euros to 350 euros for single […]

Plein Air Landscape in watercolor

July 16-18 (Tue-Thu): Gibson House B&B, Haverhill, NH. 9:30am-4pm. Tuition: $275 workshop only. This workshop is open to all levels of painting ability. Students will paint the beautiful New England landscape in its full summer glory. To register contact me at (802) 263-9394 or email robertjobrienart@gmail.com. For lodging contact Marty Cohen at 1 800-989-2150 or email gibsonhousebb@charter.net  www.gibsonhousebb.com  […]

Painting the many Moods and Facets of Water in watercolor

July 24-25 (Wed-Thu): Sandwich Home Industries, Sandwich, NH. 10am-4pm. Open to all levels of painting ability. To register call (603) 284-6831  sandwichcrafteducation@gmail.com  www.centersandwich.nhcrafts.org

Painting the Summer Landscape in watercolor

August 8-9 (Thu-Fri): The Museum School at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. Springfield, MA10am-4pm Open to all levels with some drawing experience recommended. To register call (413) 263-6800 ext. 382, email: jfontaine@springfieldmuseums.org.

Introduction to Landscape Painting in watercolor

August 14-16, 2019 (Wed-Fri):  Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT. 10am-4pm. This workshop will introduce the painter to basic watercolor techniques as they pertain to the landscape. Painting skies, trees, rocks, and buildings will be explored as well as color theory and composition. Light and shadow techniques will be introduced.  The class is open to all levels […]

Introduction to Landscape painting in watercolor

August 21-23 (Wed-Fri): Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, 611 Rte. 103S, Ludlow, VT 9am-5pm (Wed-Thu) 9am-2:30pm (Fri). This workshop will focus on fundamental principles of watercolor painting and is geared to the beginning and intermediate painter. To register, call (802) 228-8770, email: registration@fletcherfarm.org  www.fletcherfarm.org

Painting the Summer Landscape in watercolor

August 28 (Wed): Community Fine Arts, Whipple Hall, New London, NH 9:30am-3:30pm Open to all levels. To register, email nicolesouthworth@centerfortheartsnh.org

Plein Air Landscape at Camp Belmont

September 16-18 (Mon-Wed): Mirror Lake, NH.  9:30am-3:30pm. This workshop is open to all levels and will be focused on painting woodlands and water in the Lake Winnipesaukee region of New Hampshire. To register, contact Linda McDonald at (603) 544-2346.

Painting the Vibrant Colors of Fall in watercolor

October 16-17 (Tue-Thu): The Museum School at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. Springfield, MA 10:00am-4pm. Open to all levels with some drawing experience recommended. To register call (413) 263-6800 ext. 382, email: jfontaine@springfieldmuseums.org.

Looking Out – Looking In: Painting Doors and Windows in watercolor

October 19 (Sat): Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 1286610am-4pm. This workshop is open to all levels of painting ability. To register call (518) 584-4132 ext. 201 email: acoon@saratoga-arts.org www.saratoga-arts.org

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary: Painting the Light in watercolor

October 26, 2019 (Sat): Saxtons River Art Guild, 8 School St. Bellows Falls VT 05101. 9:30-3:30pm. Open to all levels. To register: email ECAR@ne.rr.com

Painting the Vibrant Colors of Fall in watercolor

November 2 (Sat): Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St. Springfield, VT 05156 9:30am-4pm.Open to all levels. To register call (802) 885-7111 http://www.galleryvault.org

France 2020! Plein air workshop in watercolor

June 15-22, 2020 (Mon-Mon): le Vieux Couvent, Frayssinet, FrancePlein air workshop in watercolor, Tuition: $400 workshop only. Open to all levels. This workshop will include four days of instruction focusing on plein air landscape painting. Students will stay at le Vieux Couvent, a beautifully restored convent in the village of Frayssinet in the Lot Valley […]