August 29, 2017

Judy Wilder Dalton's Workshop was a Big Hit!

We've just had our first of four workshops for 2017 and Judy Wilder Dalton did an awesome job of making it inspiring, informative and FUN!

She started each of the three days with a demo and then the students set to work, and it was amazing to see over the three days all the different results that came from each of the 13 artists, even though they had all watched the same demos.
Rascal our ranch foreman, with his winning personality, quickly became the darling of the classroom, but when all the students were focused at theIr easels, he knew he could finally relax and just be a good protector.

Unfortunately, this was the weekend that Hurricane Harvey became The Terror of Texas and sadly for us, a few of our class members decided they needed to drop out.

But if you weren't here for this workshop, we want you to know that Judy has already told us that she would like to do another one here next year, so subscribe your email address to the top of the column at the right so you can get notified as soon as we set the dates.

And as for poor old Rascal, as we packed up the classroom on Monday after Judy left, he came in expecting another day of rollicking good fun, but just couldn't seem to understand why all of his new friends weren't coming back.

For information on the other three of our 2017 workshops,
which all happen to center around plein air painting, visit our website at:

1 comment:

  1. This came in from one of our students for this class....
    "Thanks to Judy and the Painted Views Ranch for an excellent workshop. Judy packed our days with demos, tips, critiques, personal attention, and the pleasure of her beautiful paintings surrounding the room. The workshop description was clear and lived up to its promises. The price was affordable and full of value. I learned a whole new way of structure and technique for acrylic abstract painting, as well as advancement of my beginner understanding of value, color and tone. To my surprise, I came home with SIX almost completed paintings. The venue was perfect, a lovely peaceful ranch atop one of the beautiful Hill Country hills. Our studio set up was spacious, climate controlled and well lit with all the comforts: coffee, individual lights, sinks, and Rascal to keep us inspired! A delicious lunch was available each day for a small, reasonable price. Thanks to everyone for making this a wonderful art workshop experience. Linda Akins, Fort Worth, Texas"