2017 Workshop Schedule

Registration for all workshops require a 50% deposit with final payment due 45 days before the workshop.  

Cancellation Policy:

- Cancellation prior to final payment deadline, the refund will be the deposit amount less $100.  

- Cancellations after final payment deadline, there is no refund, except in the event your place is filled. If your reserved place is filled, the refund will be the amount paid less $100.






Lexington, KY - February 9 - 11

3 Day Studio Workshop - $475

This Studio Workshop will be held at The Artistic Attic in downtown Lexington, KY, hosted by Plein Air Painters of the Blue Grass. Roger will begin with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that he will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting. 

You will have three days of intensive learning. Instruction will include the importance of simplifying, how to use your reference material successfully, value and color, and how to see as an artist. Roger will demo, and you will have a lot of paint time practicing the techniques you are learning.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 15

Contact: Dan McGrath - danmcgra@hotmail.com - 859.608.7042








Madison, MS - February 22 - 25

4 Day Studio Workshop - $550

Full (taking names on wait list)

This class start with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that Roger will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of  the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting. 

The four days will be intensive learning, to include a demo, and a lot of paint time practicing these techniques.  Instruction will include the importance of simplifying and massing the vastness of the landscape, value and color, and how to see as an artist.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 18 

Contact: Bob Tompkins - artbob1@gmail.com - 601.941.1814








Huger, SC - April 26 - 30

Silk Hope Plantation (20 miles North of Mt. Pleasant, SC)

5 Day "Process" Workshop - $650


This class is for the dedicated artist, and will cover the process and theory in which Roger develops a painting from Plein-Air to Studio.

This workshop will be 2+ days painting in Plein-Air and 2+ days painting in the studio. Roger will take you on location and show you how he gathers information to take back to the studio to develop a studio painting.

“Being familiar with the scene is critical in developing the essence and creating a successful painting.”

You will spend 2 + days painting, drawing, writing and taking photo references on location. The next 2 + days you will spend in the studio learning how to utilize the information you have gathered to create a studio piece.

There will be a slide show, demonstrations and a lot of paint time.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 15

Contact: Eleanor Parker - elparker@live.com - 843.906.6466








Nashville, TN - June 22 - 25

4 Day Studio Workshop - $550


This class will be held at Warehouse 521 in Nashville, TN. Roger will begin with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that he will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting.

You will have four days of intensive learning. Instruction will include the importance of simplifying, how to use your reference material successfully, value and color, and how to see as an artist. Roger will demo, and you will have a lot of paint time practicing the techniques you are learning.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 15

Contact: Jeannie Smith - http://www.warehouse521.com/2016-workshops/








Bozeman, MT - July 24-28 (Full) & July 31-August 4

2 - 5 Day "Process" Workshop - $600

Roger will be demonstrating and working one on one with each student to help them take their painting skills to the next level. 

In this class Roger will cover the "Process and Theory" that he uses to go from Plein Air Studies to Finished Studio Paintings.

Roger will first take you on location and show you how he gathers information to take back to his studio to develop larger paintings. You will spend the first part of the workshop painting, drawing, writing about and photographing reference material.

There will be lots of painting time, demonstrations of Roger's process and a slide show. Roger will share exercises to help you develop your value and color relationships as well as memory work. He will also discuss a variety of underpainting techniques. Critiques at your easel and group critiques will be offered.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class Size: 15

Contact: Susan Blackwood - sblackwood@mcn.net






Franklin, TN - August 24 - 27

4 Day Studio Workshop - $550

This class will be held at the new and beautiful On Track Studios in Franklin, TN. Roger will begin with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that he will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting. 

You will have four days of intensive learning. Instruction will include the importance of simplifying, how to use your reference material successfully, value and color, and how to see as an artist. Roger will demo, and you will have a lot of paint time practicing the techniques you are learning.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 15

Contact: Brenda Coldwell - brenda@on-track-studios.com  








Lowell, MI - September 8 - 10

3 Day Plein Air Workshop -  $475

This class will be held at the Franciscan Life Center in Lowell,MI. Roger will begin with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that he will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting. 

This class will cover the process of how to create a successful plein air painting. Roger will instruct you on how to compose a painting out of the vastness of the landscape, how to see as an artist, how to handle the light changing, and much more. He will also give you the thought process that he uses to create a successful painting from the foundation to a completed painting and help you with paint application.  Roger will begin the class with a slide show and a lecture that will demonstrate many of the elements that he will be teaching.  He will paint demonstrations and will give you a lot of paint time and personal critiques.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 15 

Contact:  Link to registration - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roger-dale-brown-the-process-of-creating-plein-air-paintings-tickets-19534459093







Lake Como, Italy - September 12 - 19

7 Day Plein Air Workshop - Single Occupancy $3,600

Full (taking names on wait list)

Roger is very excited to teach his first overseas workshop in beautiful Lake Como, Italy. Students will not only get a great Roger Dale Brown workshop experience where you will learn about composition, light, value and shapes, but you will also get to experience Northern Italy. 

The workshop includes 5 full days of instruction, when we will paint in a variety of beautiful locations around the lake…Bellagio, Varenna, and Lenno, just to name a few!   Part of the beauty of this picturesque area is the variety of subjects for an artist to explore…harbor scenes, street scenes, architecture and gardens.

Accommodations will be in a lovely Albergo on the shores of Lake Como.  A bountiful buffet breakfast will be served daily.  In the evenings, we will enjoy very special dinners together in the charming hotel restaurant that sits over the lake.   Our hotel is located in a small village about five kilometers south of Bellagio.  The views in our small village and from the hotel itself are unmatched!

Artist Fee for Single Occupancy/Private bath $3600

Artist Fee for Double Occupancy (only available to friends who want to share) $3000

Non Painting Guest of Artist in same room* $1150

*Includes all breakfasts, all dinners, airport transfers, taxes and tips

Includes:  
7 nights private lodging

All Breakfasts

All Dinners

Instruction for 5 days

Airport transfers from/to Milan Malpensa (MXP) upon arrival (September 12, 2017) and departure (September 19, 2017)

Transportation of artists to painting locations (some ferries, a few private boats, an occasional 10 minute bus ride-bus stop right outside hotel Taxes and tips

Not Included:
Airfare

Lunches (there are a variety of places to grab a bite at all painting locations)

A $600 deposit is needed in order to hold a registrants place in the workshop.  The deposit is refundable, less a $200 fee, up until 6 months before workshop commencement date. Once someone contacts me to confirm that they want to sign up, I will email them the registration form and trip waiver.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: 10

Contact: Susan Truitt - Open Air Italy, LLC - okiegirl1954@gmail.com - 321.626.2717








Brown County, IN - October 12 - 15

4 Day Plein Air Workshop - $550

This class will be held in Brown County, IN by Brown County Art Gallery Association. Roger will begin with an orientation and slide show of Master Artist works.  It is there that he will explain in detail the techniques and compositions of the masters, to help enhance your understanding of the foundation of painting. 

This class will cover the process of how to create a successful plein air painting. Roger will instruct you on how to compose a painting out of the vastness of the landscape, how to see as an artist, how to handle the light changing, and much more. He will also give you the thought process that he uses to create a successful painting from the foundation to a completed painting and help you with paint application.  Roger will begin the class with a slide show and a lecture that will demonstrate many of the elements that he will be teaching.  He will paint demonstrations and will give you a lot of paint time and personal critiques.

Skill Level - Intermediate thru Advanced

Class size: maximum 15

Contact: Wayne Campbell - wayne@waynecampbellartist.com - 317.512.1763