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Painting workshops Spring 2019

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Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops  has space for you in our March and April one week long workshops We offer several options.  March 4-8, 5 Paintings in 5 Days, acrylic studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials March 11-15, Art Adventure, urban sketching and studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials March 18-22, Intro to abstract painting, $ $950.00 includes materials April 1-5, 5 Paintings in 5 Days, acrylic studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials April 8-12, Art Adventure, urban sketching and studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials April 15-19, Intro to abstract painting, $ $950.00 includes materials May 6-10, 5 Paintings in 5 Days, acrylic studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials May 13-17, Art Adventure, urban sketching and studio painting, $ $750.00 includes materials May 20-24, Intro to abstract painting, $ $950.00 includes materials Last week of each month is reserved to weekly private classes. Reserve your week in advance.

Back to ART workshops in San Miguel de Allende Mexico at Cristi Fer Art Gallery

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Inspiring ambiance for a 5 days painting workshop at Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops in San Miguel de Allende Mexico  Inspired by the "back to school" mood we experience now in Mexico, school started Aug. 20., we invite all art lovers, art students or young at heart who always wanted to paint, traveling groups of women, retirees, artist glide to join us in one of the following workshops: September 10-14, 2018 ART ADVENTURE IN SAN MIGUEL 2:30 PM to 6 PM Urban sketching in the streets of this Colonial jewel and studio painting from your sketches All levels Cost $650.00 dollars includes painting materials. Bring your own sketch book October 29,  30, 31 and November 1,2 and 3, 2018 DAY OF THE DEAD painting workshop 9:30 AM to 1 PM This workshops are only offered annually around the Day of the Dead Celebration. Learn from Maestro Fernando Gonzalez the significance of the elements in a traditional offering, and paint your own. All levels Cost $95.00 dollars

Learn how to develop a painting from your urban sketches

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Join us in one of the scheduled workshops Art Adventure offered every second week of each month in San Miguel de Allende by Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops, or bring your own group  of 4+ and we will customize an Urban Sketching workshop just for your group. Learn the difference between drawing and sketching, learn how to sketch like a pro (not cartoonist style) implement composition in a simple sketch, catch the flavor of the place, practice observation through the eye of an artist. Instructor: Cristiana Marinescu, trained and practiced architectural design, psychology and art. Bringing it all together she make it easy for the beginner to gain confidence and enjoy the practice. The experienced artist can learn new way of "looking" and applying the sketch in painting. Along the way we'll take photos "foot notes" for the feature painting. Contact us via the contact form, and see you soon in San Miguel! Cristiana Callejon Blanco in San Miguel,

Last minute registration in Art Adventure painting and sketching workshop in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico April 2-6 2018

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Art Adventure in Mexico April 2-6, 2018 2:30 PM to 6 PM in San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico Offered by Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops Sketch and Paint with number #1 artists and teachers in SMA Cristiana Marinescu and Fernando Gonzalez Join us at Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops in San Miguel de Allende, for a week of Painting and Sketching! Intermediate to advance artists But if you are an adventurous beginner we will consider you in the workshop! We will explore some of the most charming corners of San Miguel take photos and sketch. Later we will use them as reference to paint a typical view of San Miguel in acrylics on canvas. Cost $650.00 includes materials for acrylic painting Sketching materials must be brought by each participant 3 spaces left  How to register: Must pay a $200.00 none refundable registration deposit. Contact us via contact for to find out if space is still available. We will send you a PayPal invoice in case we s

What workshop participants say about Cristi Fer Art Galley workshops in San Miguel de Allende 2018

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"I recently visited Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende on a 10 day solo trip. As a single woman traveling alone, I was excited to have a mix of structured and free time, and given SMA's history as an artist community, I was excited to try some painting classes while I was in town. I signed up for two one-day painting classes with Cristi Fer Art -- Abstract Painting 101 with Cristiana and Tequila Bottles with Fernando. Both were great fun! Both Cristiana and Fernando offered good foundational instruction around color theory, design, and technique, provided useful practice opportunities, and then let me loose to paint, while giving me tips and suggestions along the way. They answered questions, encouraged me, and made me feel comfortable. I also enjoyed chatting with them about their time in SMA and their experience as working artists and instructors. They both speak perfect English, but I also enjoyed practicing my Spanish with Fernando. All in all I would highly recommend

Abstract 101 Mixed Media Summer Special in San Miguel de Allende

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Join us at Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops for 4 session workshop of introduction to abstract painting! Experiment with different styles of abstracts. Painting an abstract it's much more then a happy accident! The playful creation it's blended with intentional and deliberate action born from knowledge of design, technique and understanding of color. Contact us with your travel plans and schedule 4 sessions of abstract painting. Attend one session every Monday 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM or 2 sessions per week, Monday and Friday. Summer Special cost $300.00 including materials June, July and August 2017 Groups are kept small to up to 5, so register early!

Looking for a painting workshop aboard this Fall 2016? Join us in Mexico!

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San Miguel de Allende view 2015 San Miguel de Allende is a source of inspiration for for so many aspirin artists and well seasoned painters! Most people have a "Love at first site" reaction, and after 24 hrs. here they are planning their return! We, founders of Cristi Fer Art Studio and Gallery, Cristiana Marinescu and Fernando Gonzalez, painters with a life time of painting experience, art degrees, and teaching individually and together since 1989, are full time residents of this fantastic Mexican town. If you want to learn the basics, add new techniques or inspiration to your already existing skills, join us for a week long painting vacation. This Fall we still have space in the September, October and November workshops. But don't wait long! We keep the workshops to a maximum of 6, so you can receive plenty of personal guidance! Workshop Schedule Fall 2016 September 5 to 9, 5 Paintings in 5 Days, 9:30 AM to 1 PM acrylic painting, $650.00 all materials incl

Plan now for your 2016 summer painting workshop in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Experience our unique small town Colonial environment and acclaimed tourist destination in San Miguel de Allende Cristi Fer Art Studio 5-day studio or plein air workshops with experienced instructors and personalized instruction will provide all the elements for an unforgettable week. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is ranked number one tourist destination in 2015.  It is located in the center of town in walking distance from the main plaza. Cristi Fer Art Studio is ranked #1 by TripAdvisor for the quality of painting workshops and it is the winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015. The studio is well known for the superior instruction quality, learning environment, bright studios. The school offers five-day workshops all year around, in plein air and studio painting. The workshops are designed for all level of experience and provide a unique creative experience for all students.  At the top of the page you will find the titles of our current workshops

One Painting in One Day workshops in San Miguel de Allende

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Demonstration at One Painting in One Day Class/ Doors of San Miguel Following is the October, November and December 2015 one day workshops schedule: Easy and Fun! No Experience Needed! Tuesday-Paint SMA Doors, 9:30 to 1PM, $95.00 Wednesday - Intro PleinAir, 10 AM to 1 PM, $95.00 Thursday - Street View, 10 AM to 4:30 PM  intermediate $150.00 , 1PM to 4:30 PM beginner $95.00 Friday - Spontaneous Abstract. 2 PM to 5:30 PM $125.00 Materials and RT taxi included We will use acrylic paint, brushes and pallet knifes. Contact us early to register with a $25 non refundable registration deposit per person. cristiferart@ gmail.com

Plein air July Workshop in San Miguel de Allende

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Last moment registration! Still few spaces left! Intro to Plein Air July 13-17, 9 AM – 12 PM Painting by Fernando Gonzalez  Join us at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende for a beginner to intermediate plein air workshop! It's for you when: - you have some painting experience in acrylics or oil, but never painted outdoors,  - you'll like to have the experience of plein air before you invest in the needed supply - you are a beginner who is looking an artistic form of expression Mural by Fernando Gonzalez  Acrylic painters Cost $ 450.00 includes acrylic painting supply and use of plein air easel  Oil Painters Cost $425.00 includes the use of plein air easel. You must bring all other supply needed We'll start with an introduction to the basics, composition and perspective. We'll continue painting in our garden then move out into the picturesque San Miguel streets. It's a confidence building workshop! We are

New paintings of Mexican women at Cristi Fer Art Studio June 2015

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"Mexican Woman with dolls" Acrylic on paper, 19.5" x 27.5" Original by Cristi Fer "Mexican Woman with baby and flowers " Acrylic on paper, 19.5" x 25.5" Original by Cristi Fer Mixed Media, 19.5" x 27.5" Original by Cristi Fer

Intro to plein air at Cristi Fer Art Sudio May workshop 2015

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Part of the Art Adventure workshop we incorporate a plein air session so participants can learn about the joy and challenges of painting outdoors. If you always wanted to try your hand on painting outdoors, beginner or advance painter alike, join us in a week long plein air workshops! San Miguel de Allende is the perfect place to do it! Spend the mornings painting with us and the afternoons exploring, sketching or painting  on your own. When painting with us AM, we provide all the materials and easels. The intro to plein air week it's usually the 2nd week of every month. Cost $ 450 USD includes materials and RT taxi to studio. 9 AM - 12:00 PM Maximum group size is 4. larger groups can be accommodated with advanced special arrangements. We provide experienced instruction from accomplished painters teaching since 1989 and and painting for a lifetime. Contact us asap with your travel plans cristiferart @gmail.com

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

Beginner Watercolor Workshops in San Miguel de Allende

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Many have asked us about watercolor workshops. Recently we have introduced 3 to 5 days of watercolor classes. Intermediate and advanced water colorists may attend only one day workshop. We have a flexible schedule since we know you are on vacation and would like to explore San Miguel. To give you an idea I'll share with you some recent work of our last workshop. Plein air watercolor class at Cristi Fer Art Studio San Miguel de Allende, Feb. 2015 Yes, it's sunny and we can paint outside 

The joy of painting, thoughts on painting and observation

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We consider ourself so fortunate to live in beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato! The weather is spectacular, sunny, most of the time, not too hot not too cold most of the time. The locals are friendly. All is easy and the days are smooth and peaceful. I paint in the morning as early as 8 AM and keep going until 2 PM or so. The painting just flows and I have so, so many ideas and projects I hope I'll have energy to produce all of them. I love taking the bus, taxies or just walk around. I believe one of an artist most important skills is OBSERVATION. It comes, I think from genuine interest in shapes, color, shadows, moods, and personality of a place. Even if I don't sketch I assimilate my environment. February flower at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende  As a kid growing us in Bucharest, I remember being interested in all this. After a shopping trip or a day in the park I will return home and paint what I have observed. I loved to watch the shapes

Sketchbook Jump-start in Mexico, an art vacation on a shoestring.

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Would you like to capture the moment in your sketchbook, during a vacation or an ordinary day? It will enhance your travel experience; give you confidence and inspiration as an artist. As a child did you use to make fast sketches with no concern or self judgment? Just for fun! Have you promised yourself for years, that some day you'll make time for art in your life? Are you a painter who never took an art or drawing classes? Do you wander if drawing/sketching would bring a new dimension to your art? Did you use to draw but got so involved with the technology that the computer offers that you lost touch with the joy of sketching with a pen or pencil? We created this art vacation for you and we made it so affordable  that it's no excuse not to say YES! With experience guidance from me Cristiana and from Fernando Gonzalez, both painters teaching from 1989, learn the art of “seeing” and transport the world around you into a quick sketch. If you are an artist at