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What people say about One Painting in One Day at Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops in San Miguel de Allende Mexico

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Cristi Fer Art Gallery in San Miguel de Allende 2017 We love to share some of your comments about our workshops! Here is a note from TripAdvisor left in Spring.  "A piece of San Miguel captured on canvas in a single session!" May 6, 2017 Reviewed by 221happytraveler "In mid-April this year I took Fernando's four-hour workshop in acrylic painting. Although I had painted in the past, I learned many useful things about color and technique and gained a lot of self-confidence in the use of the medium. Fernando is a highly organized and results-oriented instructor. Students work in a large, well-lit space where all the materials are meticulously laid out before each class. Students pick a photo of a building fa├žade in San Miguel from several hanging on the wall, and Fernando takes them through the process of creating a realistic painting based on the photo. I was quite impressed by two things in particular:  (a) Fernando's ability to break down the process

New Workshop paint Mexican Haciendas in San Miguel de Allende

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Starting August 2017 Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops is introducing an one of a kind painting workshop for all levels of experience. Limited to 6 participants, this workshop includes one day tour of historical Guanajuato haciendas. Each month we will visit different haciendas so we can not give you an itinerary in advance. We will incorporate a day of travel sketching, the guided tour of the historical haciendas and studio painting. We will be painting in acrylics on canvas. Participants will learn and practice the basics of travel sketching, the planning of the painting, composition, several acrylic painting techniques using palette knifes and brushes. You will take home not only an unforgettable experience but also tangible memory. Cost $950.00 includes the guided tour, and all your painting materials Every last week of each month starting August 2017 min. 3, max. 6 Offered by Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops Zacateros #4 Zona Historical of SMA

Girlfriends traveling together activity in San Miguel de Allende, Gto, Mexico

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So much to do in San Miguel!  But if you are an art lover or  you love to paint or  you always wanted to paint,  and you are traveling with friends, this workshop in a must on your calendar and to do list  of San Miguel attractions! Create a painting that will always remind you of this trip to Mexico! Or if you just can not make the time, visit the gallery take home one of our paintings! Who are we: Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops Where: Zacateros #4, 3 doors down from Umaran, across from Oso Azul Cafe. Mexican hours: somewhere between 10 AM and 6 PM, close for lunch Door on Hernandez Macias 11" x 14" Acrylic on canvas board by Cristi Fer 

Families attending our painting workshops in June

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Busy month in San Miguel de Allende! Many have visited our gallery and took home paintings to decorate their house in their home town. The large painting can be easily shipped via FedEx. We were delighted to work with several families and groups of friends! If you visit San Miguel this Summer 2017 contact us in advance and book a day (9:30 AM to 1:30 PM) of painting with friends, family or by yourself. Your options Monday: Abstract 101 Mixed Media, take home one to three paintings Tuesday: Doors of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas 11"x 14". Studio painting from a professional photo as inspiration. Wednesday: Semi abstract tequila bottles, acrylic on paper 19" x 25" We will give you a tube for transportation. Thursday: Windows of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas 11"x 14". Studio painting from a professional photo as inspiration. FRIDAY: Per request for groups of min 3, topic of your choice. Besides the topics above you can choose to p