Workshops

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.ArtistsNetwork.com

Spring Landscape with Flowers in Watercolor

June 9-10 (Wed-Thu): The Museum School at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. Springfield, MA 10-4pm. All levels are welcome with some watercolor experience suggested. To register call (413) 263-6800 ext. 382 or email: jfontaine@springfieldmuseums.org.

Plein Air in France!

June 19-26, 2021 (Sat-Sat): I will once again be teaching a plein air watercolor workshop in Southwest France. Tuition is $500 and includes 5 days of instruction, all outdoors and on location. Students will stay at Canel, www.canel.fr a lovely restored farm in the Lot Valley region. Prices range from 435 to 690 euros depending […]

Painting the Summer Landscape in watercolor

July 16-17 (Fri-Sat): Arundel Farm Gallery, 76 Arundel Rd. Arundel, ME 04046Tuition: $300 workshop only. This workshop/art retreat is open to all abilities with some watercolor experience suggested. Students will stay at the Arundel Farm Inn www.ArundelFarmGallery.com located just outside of the resort village of Kennebunkport. The workshop is also open to local artists who […]

Plein Air Painting in watercolor

July 27-29 (Tue-Thu): Gibson House B&B, Haverhill NH 9:30am-4pm. Tuition $275. Open to all levels of painting ability with some watercolor and drawing experience suggested. We will paint the beautiful landscape in this quiet corner of New England.  To register, contact me at robertjobrienart@gmail.com.  For lodging email:gibsonhousebb@charter.net or call 1-800-989-2150 www.gibsonhousebb.com

Painting the Many Moods and Facets of Water in watercolor

August 5-6 (Fri-Sat): The Museum School at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. Springfield, MA 10am-4pm.All levels are welcome with some watercolor experience suggested. To register call (413) 263-6800 ext. 382 or email: jfontaine@springfieldmuseums.org.

Painting the Summer Landscape in Watercolor

August 27-28 (Fri-Sat): Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, Ludlow, VT 9am-12pm. This class will be Online only. This class is open to all levels with some watercolor painting experience suggested. To register call (802) 228-8770. Email: publicity@fletcherfarm.org.

Painting the Summer New England Landscape in Watercolor

September 17-18 (Fri-Sat): Sandwich Home Industries, Sandwich, NH 9:30am-12pm.This class is Online only and is open to all levels of painting ability with some watercolor experience recommended. To register call (917) 696-8755 or email: sandwichcrafteducation@gmail.com

Portrait Painting in Watercolor

September 23-24 (Thu-Fri): The Museum School at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. Springfield, MA 10-4pm, All levels are welcome with some watercolor and drawing experience suggested. To register call (413) 263-6800 ext. 382 or email: jfontaine@springfieldmuseums.org.

Painting the Vibrant Colors of Fall in watercolor

October 21-22 (Thu-Fri): Arlene’s Artists Materials, Albany NY 9:30am-12pm. This class is Online only and open to all levels of painting ability with some watercolor experience recommended. To register email: arlenesartist@gmail.com

Painting the Fall Landscape in watercolor

November 6 (Sat): Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St. Springfield VT 9:30am-4pm. Open to all levels with some watercolor experience suggested. To register call (802) 885-7111

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary, Painting the Light in Watercolor

November 13-15 (Sat-Mon): Artists Rising Creativity Retreats, 2195 Main St. Glastonbury, CT 06033. 9am-4:30pm. This class will be held at the Connecticut River Valley Inn and includes a four nights stay at the Inn plus meals. To register contact Patricia Brubaker at (860) 916-0514 (call or text). Email: patriciab@designpoetry.net