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Intro to plein air in San Miguel de Allende per request

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At Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende plein air demonstration 1 hour Plein air painting is a fantastic way for any artist to improve their painting skills. It challenges the painter to learn how to simplify the overwhelming environment, adjust composition, make and implement fast decisions. A true plein air painting is done in 1-2.5 hours. You'll learn how to adjust to the weather, constantly changing light and surroundings. You allow 1/2 hour to choose the spot and set up. And another 30 min to pack your materials. At this moment we offer Intro to Plein Air  workshops for beginners and intermediate painters Media Acrylics Oil Watercolor For intermediate 1 to 5 days workshops, all medias For beginner - 1 day acrylics - 3 days acrylics - 5 days workshops, all medias Contact us with your travel schedule and we will do ur best to accommodate you according to our availability. Instructor: Mexican painter Fernando Gonzalez The workshop could be o

New abstract expressionist art at Cristi Fer Art Studio

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Part of our One Painting a Day project for myself. Non representational art has a totally different language from the representational expressionism. Each step you take in creating the art is totally opposite! It's a stretch for any representational painter! Abstract original at Cristi Fer Art Gallery in San Miguel de Allende 13"x19.5" mixed media on paper 

Introducing new abstract expressionist mixed media workshop in San Miguel de Allende

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Spontaneous Abstract Painting Workshop, at Cristi Fer Art Studio.   Without effort or premeditation, following your impulses and tendencies, in a natural and unconstructed expression, create abstract mixed media art from small greeting card size to 20” x 25”. Explore non-figurative expression through the act of intuitive painting.  You will learn how to produce on a series of paintings. Beginner and intermediate artists will learn about color composition and emerge into the artistic process.  Advanced painters may explore new forms of expression, let go, reinvigorate and  reinvent  their current art. Materials and RT taxi to studio are included. Max. 6 Schedule: October 5-9, 2015 November 23-27, 2015 December 28-Jan. 1, 2016 January 25-29, 2016 February 22-26, 2016 March 21-25, 2016 Cost $ 550 per week including materials and RT taxi to studio, 9 AM to 12:30 PM

Last week painting in San Miguel de Allende

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So far we have a busy 2015 summer: one week workshops, one day classes and several events. Last weekend we participated in the the first (we think) Food Festival at Instituto Allende, 2 weekends ago we were part of the very successful, Savores festival in the park. Cristi Fer both at Savores festival June 13, 2015, in San Miguel de Allende  Intro to plein air at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende  Next weekend we'll be part of the "Hand made art and crafts fair" July 4 and 5 on Ancha de San Antonio 30. Our workshop participates got to paint indoors and outdoors since the weather was great most of the time! One Painting in One Day workshop at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende 2015

Painting of the day June 23 2015

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This is a painting I was working on in parallel with the painting posted June 21. It represents a typical street vendor in San Miguel de Allende. I added cutouts from the local paper. My perspective on college, since I am a painter and I like to use my drawing skills in representational and abstract art, the colleges I ad to my paintings are only accents and enhance the color and composition. "Mexican Woman in San Miguel de Allende" Original mixed media by Cristi Fer Art 19.5" x 27.5"

Early Bird 2015-2016 Winter Painting Escape

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Planning your 2015 Winter vacation or escape from the snow? Register for one of our December 2015 or January 2016 one week long workshop and get our Special Early Bird Registration when you register during the month of June. Pay the reservation/ deposit of $200.00 during the month of June 2015 and claim your saving! Eligible Workshops  2 spaces Early Bird offer in each workshop December 2015 December 7-11 , Intro to Plein Air- Regular cost $450.00 Early Bird with registration during the month of June, $ 350.00 includes materials and RT taxi to the studio December 14-18 , 5 Paintings in 5 Days, Regular cost $425.00 Early Bird with registration during the month of June, $ 325.00 includes materials and RT taxi to the studio December 21-25 ,  Art Adventure in Mexico, 5 Days, Regular cost $425.00 Early Bird with registration during the month of June, $ 325.00 includes materials and RT taxi to the studio January 2016 January 11-15 , Intro to Plein Air- Regu