Workshop: Lynne Boyer

[caption id="attachment_538" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Kaimana Sun Fun by Lynne Boyer[/caption] Lynne Boyer 4 day Plein-air Artist Workshop Date:   May 15th - 18th, 2017 Price:   $295.00 …  WAG members get 15% discount! This four day workshop allows students to learn the basics of plein air painting at some of Oahu’s most picturesque beaches.  Whether you are a budding artist still learning the basics, or a more advanced painter, this is a unique opportunity to enhance your skills.  Benefit from one on one attention and explore Oahu’s natural beauty.  This workshop is limited to 8 students allowing for plenty of individual attention. Please go to Lynne’s website for the Application. You can find contact info for Lynne on her site as well if you have any questions, she invites you to call or email. The supply list will be sent out upon registration.

Upcoming Workshops

January is a busy month for workshops. Here are the workshops in chronological order: JEAN SANDROCK COLLAGE WORKSHOP [caption id="attachment_489" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Collage by Jean Sandrock[/caption] WAG presents: Painting in Paper Collage Workshop by Jean Sandrock, Mixed Media Collage Artist Saturday, January 14, 2017, 8:30am - 3:30 pm. Private Residence in Kailua - exact address sent to participants $40 per WAG participant; $55 for non-WAG members Max 20 participants * UPDATE 1/5/2017 *  Most seats are filled but there are a couple of spots left.  Please contact us at windwardartistsguild at to let us know you are attending, and send a check for $40 (or $55 for non-WAG members - you can join for $30 and immediately get the WAG member discount if you prefer.  Membership is available here: WAG 88 Pinana Street Kailua HI 96734 More details and the exact address of the workshop will be given with an email letting you know how to prepare for the workshop. Materials are included in your fee and most if not all will be provided by the teacher. You will cover the following topics sources of inspiration resources methods and techniques materials and supplies designing in collage tearing vs. cutting how to get the most out of your papers demonstration/how to embellishments and additions finishing methods LYNNE BOYER PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP [caption id="attachment_490" align="aligncenter" width="550"] A beautiful plein air painting by Lynne Boyer[/caption] Lynne Boyer's Plein Aire Workshop Accomplished plein aire artist Lynne Boyer will be leading her 4-day Plein Aire Workshop on January 23 - 26th 2017.  There are only 8 slots, so if you are interested, sooner is better.  More information can be found on her site: or Click here to go straight to the January 2017 listing.  There is an application on the page to fill out online. Workshop Dates: 1/23/2017 - 1/26/2017 Contact: Lynne Boyer Email:  Phone: 808-375-7315 DAWN YOSHIMURA COLOR BRIDGES WORKSHOP [caption id="attachment_491" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Dawn Yoshimura Color Bridges Workshop[/caption] Dawn Yoshimura will teach her meditative watercolor art technique "Color Bridges Watercolor Workshop" on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:30pm at the Nohea Gallery, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI  96814.  The cost is $50.00.  Go to the website below to get a full description of the watercolor workshop.

Lynne Boyer Plein Air Artist Workshop

  [caption id="attachment_317" align="aligncenter" width="550"] "Lanikai Nesting Place" by Lynne Boyer, 15" X 30"[/caption] This 3 day Plein Air Workshop on May - 16,17,18 2016 allows students to learn the basics of the plein-air wet-on-wet technique of painting.  Whether you are a budding artist still learning the basics, or an advanced painter, this is a unique opportunity to enhance your skills.  Benefit from one on one attention and explore Oahu’s natural beauty. Lynne has exhibited her artwork internationally and is a Signature Member of Plein Air Painters of Hawaii. She has won several top awards in juried shows. FEE: $225.00 For additional information or to contact Lynne with questions, please go to Lynne’s website where you will find her contact info.

WAG Artist Dawn Yoshimura to Teach Color Bridges at Nohea Gallery

[caption id="attachment_310" align="aligncenter" width="325"] Color Bridges Dawn Yoshimura[/caption] Dawn Yoshimura will be holding a Color Bridges workshop  (similar to those she runs in Sweden) at the Nohea Gallery on March 19, 2016 from 9 to 11 am. Contact the gallery,   or (808) 596-0074 , to sign up and learn to create your own vibrant, meditative Color Bridge. Includes a Color Bridges coloring book with 30 original images.

Susan Rogers Aregger to Teach Paper Dyeing and Collage at Hoomaluhia

Susan Rogers-Aregger will be holding a workshop for paper dyeing and collage. February 19 is color-dyeing day and February 22 – 24 are workshop days from 9:30 – 2:30 each day at Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Please contact Susan for further information as seen on the following graphics:

WAG Workshop: William Zwick

The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters WAG Members 2016 Workshop [caption id="attachment_291" align="alignleft" width="111"] William Zwick[/caption] William Zwick is well known in the arts community of Oahu; he the owner and principal instructor at Zwick Academy of Fine Art (ZAFA) in Honolulu. He is extremely accomplished in portraiture, figurative work, and landscape. He will teach The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters in our first workshop of 2016. SCHEDULE William Zwick will teach The Figure in Plein Aire for Oil Painters as a workshop over 4 consecutive Mondays sessions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb 22, Feb 29 (it's Leap Day!), March 7 and March 14, 2016. Session 1 - Elements of figure drawing and painting at ZAFA Studio. Live model. Session 2 - Elements of Landscape Painting from nature. Session 3 - We will be working from a live model in a landscape setting. Session 4 - Same as Session 3. PREREQUISITES Participants should already have familiarity with the use of oil paints. Materials list will be provided after registration. The workshop is being offered to WAG members. You may renew or join, but you must be a member to participate. HOW TO RESERVE A SPOT Cost is $200.00. Participants should send a check for the full amount to: Windward Artists Guild 1293 Maleko St, Kailua, HI 96734 Deadline for registration is February 15, 2016. The workshop is limited to a maximum of 10 participants, and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Please write your check payable to "Windward Artists Guild", and provide your name, phone number, and email address in order to receive updates and the supply list. We anticipate this workshop will fill well before the deadline, but all checks must arrive by February 15. ABOUT THE TEACHER William Zwick runs and teaches at the Zwick Academy of Fine Arts (ZAFA) 1041 Maunakea Street, Honolulu. Please see

A Free Demonstration by Thomas Deir

KAILUA ARTIST THOMAS DEIR TO GIVE FREE WORKSHOP AT BEN FRANKLIN Thomas Deir, who specializes in everything from tile murals to realism and abstract art, will give a free 2 hour workshop at Ben Franklin in Enchanted Lakes on Saturday, March 19 from Noon till 2:00. HOW TO CREATE A PAINTING FROM SCRATCH It will consist of planning an idea to a finished colored sketch and then to a painting. There will be no special tools needed, just a note book and a pencil to take notes. Deir will be prepared do some demonstration of painting techniques as well. Feel free to ask questions along the way. Deir wants to help people express their ideas and show them how he does it. To see some of his work, go to  

Collages & a Bit of Clay

WAG member Susan Rogers-Aregger shared this announcement with us: 2015 COLLAGES and a bit of CLAY at HCC  (PDF Format)