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Attention Experienced Painters Looking for Inspiring Rejuvenation

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At the request our students, this summer 2015,  we'll  start offering a month long painting retreat program at our studio Cristi Fer in San Miguel de Allende. This 4 weeks long program is designed with the beginner to intermediate painter in mind. Touching on sketching, plein air and studio painting. Now we extend the invitation to experienced painters who are looking for a getaway, a place where they will explore and develop a subject or new approach. What a better place than our painting studio in one of the most charming Mexico’s destinations, San Miguel de Allende. Who and how will you benefit: -          Are you a painter in search of a new form of expression? -          Have life being in the way of you showing up at the page? -          Did you use to paint or majored in art but got diverted by a career unrelated to painting? -          Are you an art teacher who dedicates all the energy of teaching others to paint? -          Do you feel “bloc

New painting at Cristi Fer Art Studio views of San Miguel de Allende

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I just finished several new painting and I want to share them with you! Life in San Miguel is tranquil and exciting in the same time! My days are revolving around painting and observation. Oh! I am so blessed not to have to deal with the snow! My new favorite subject, the donkeys in San Miguel de Allende If you want to visit our gallery contact us at least 24 hour prior to schedule an appointment!  cristiferart@ gmail.com

Spring upcoming workshops we still have space for you!

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Hello to all San Miguel visitors! We still have space in two of our week long upcoming workshops! So hurry and contact us to register! March 23-27, 5 Paintings in 5 Days! Paint in studio and outdoors with acrylic paint, brushes and palette knifes! All levels! We provide all the materials and RT taxi to the studio! It's easy and fun, Beginners are strongly encouraged to enroll! It's a great Spring brake fun for teachers! Cost $450.00 USD Workshop participants  Painting at Cristi Fer Art Studio  April 6-10, Sketchbook Jumpstart! A great way to enhance any travel or to develop a fun hobby! Only $300.00 USD for the week! Bring your sketchbook, few pencils, sharpies and a watercolor kit or pencils and lets start sketching! Part of the workshop will go around town and sketch the exciting San Miguel de Allende! Sketchbook Jumpstart in San Miguel de Allende Cristi Fer Art Studio  April 13-17,  5 Paintings in 5 Days! Paint in studio and outdoors with acr

Spring 2015 Sketching and painting workshops in San Miguel de Allende

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March, April and May  No Experience Needed! Cost includes RT taxi to studio and materials, unless otherwise specified.   Time 9 AM -12:30 PM One Painting in One Day workshop participants painting their first painting at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende One Painting in One Day Workshops $85 USD Every Tuesday: Doors of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas board 8”x10” Every Thursday: Street View of San Miguel, acrylic on paper 19” x 25” One Week Workshop, Cost $425 USD March March 6-20 Art Adventure March 23-27, 5 Paintings in 5 Days April April 6-20, Sketchbook Jumpstart, Sketching and watercolor, Cost 300 USD materials not include. April 13-17, 5 Paintings in 5 Days April 20-24, Art Adventure May May 4-8, Sketchbook Jumpstart, Sketching and watercolor, Cost 300 USD materials not include. May 18-22 Art Adventure May 25-29, 5 Paintings in 5 Days Feel free to download and print the flyer  Classes are facilitated by two expe

Intro to Plein Air in San Miguel de Allende 2015

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June 22-26 and August 10-14, 2015 It is a special energy and excitement the novice bring to the work! We worked with many just like you, who waited for retirement, to start diving into their artistic potential ! If you have no or little experience painting outdoors with watercolor, this workshop is for you ! We will combine sketching and watercolor basics. Spend a week learning the fundamentals, practicing and building confidence. In San Miguel de Allende we are fortunate to experience mild temperature, sunny most of the time, brilliant light! The classes meet 9 AM -12:30 PM, so you'll have the afternoons available to experience and enjoy our charming Colonial town, also known as the "Heart of Mexico". You'll learn, step by step - the essentials of how to SEE with an artist eye, - the basics of drawing - the magic of watercolor - understand color - and overcame the challenges of painting outside Instructor Mexican painter and muralist Fernan