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Urban Sketching in Puerto Vallarta 3 days workshop

Starting in December 2019 Cristi Fer Art Studio and Workshops started offering sketching workshops. This is a workshop where you'll learn the basics of urban sketching. No experience, no problem. Do you already sketch but need some pointers to take your sketching at the next level? This workshop is for you. Cost 1200 pesos the equivalent more or less of $65.00 USD for 3 sessions. I plan to offer it 2 times per month so contact me in advance if you are interested. See you soon in Puerto Vallarta!

December 2018 One Painting in One Day schedule

Some of you have contacted us asking what it is the schedule of the One Painting in One Day workshops during December 2018 We will offer workshops throughout the month every day including Christmas day and New Year Eave. as follow 9:30 AM to 1 M Monday: Abstract 101, intro to abstract painting Tuesday: Doors of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas Wednesday NEW : Intro to semi abstract from life, acrylic on paper 19" x 25" Thursday: Windows of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas Friday: bring your group and chose your topic Example of semi abstract painting by Cristi Fer  Cost of each class including materials is $95.00 and all workshops require pre registration Happy Holidays

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

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

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

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

Group activites for seniors learn a new skill discor a new hobby

Cristi Fer Art Studio and Gallery offers painting workshops for all level of art experience from none to experienced. Choose what you want to learn! Are you looking for a new hobby after retirement? Do just want to learn something new? Are you an abstract painter wanting to learn to paint representational? Do you want to loosen up in your art? Are you a studio painter how wants to experience plein air? Contact us and schedule a workshop, one day (9:30 AM to 1 PM) Or one week, Mo. to Fri. Contact us at

One Painting in One Day new optins at Cristi Fer Art Studio and Gallery in San Miguel de Allende Mexico 2016

Bellow is our new 2016 flyer feel free to share it with friends who may visit San Miguel de Allende this year 2016 Interested in attending a one day painting workshop during your visit to San Miguel de Allende? Contact us ASAP with your travel dates. cristiferart    

For your enjoyment some examples of One Painting in One Day resouldts

At this moment we offer 2 versions of the  One Painting in One Day Workshop   No Experience Needed Class starts at 9 AM and finishes at 12:30 PM or so. If you need to stay a little longer for the final touches we'll be happy to help you accomplish it! Tuesdays we paint from photo references of San Miguel doors. I take and sell San Miguel doors photos. So I have a great collection, but you may bring your own images on your Ipod or printed. We cover principals drawing,  design and composition. You paint on canvas board 11" x 14" with acrylic paint, brushes and palette knife. You'll finish a delightful painting that will remind you for your San Miguel experience. Workshop participant painting 11"x14" Thursday we paint a Street view of San Miguel. Painting with acrylics on art paper 19.5" x 25.5". You'll discover an easy technique to create textures, you'll use brushes, palette knife and other gadgets. If you wonder how

Painting and Sketching class schedule for April and May 2015 in San Miguel de Allende

This is our updated April and May 2015 Art classes schedule. Feel free to print it and share it with your friends. As experienced painters and teachers we are able to satisfy a wide range of painting skills, from the beginner to advance, and artistic interests. This time of the year it's a pleasure to paint outdoors and our large patio garden offers many topics of inspiration and ambiance: chirping birds fill the trees and fountain,  roses in bloom, the tranquil fountain with fish, the little casita with plants, and bell, give us many topics ready to offer inspiration. Contact us asap with your travel plans and lets schedule your next art adventure in San Miguel de Allende. Special invitation to teachers Summer vacation and retirees escaping the hit of the Southwest. cristiferart@

Painting Classes and Workshops April and May 2015 in San Miguel de Allende

Classes and Workshops April and May 2015 At Cristi Fer Art Studio, San Miguel de Allende April and May One Painting in One Day.   No experience needed! Easy and Fun! Learn about color and composition! Tuesday- Paint a door of San Miguel, acrylic on canvas board Thursday- Paint a street view of San Miguel, focus on a texture creating technique 9 AM to 12:30 PM All materials and RT taxi to our studio included Workshops April 13-17 and 20-24 5 paintings in 5 Days, Mo-Fri, 9 AM -12:30 PM No experience needed! Easy and Fun! Learn about color and composition! Finish 5 paintings. May 18-22 Art Adventure, Mo-Fri, 9 AM -12:30 PM No experience needed! Easy and Fun! Learn about color and composition! Experience different styles and medias, paint in studio and outdoors. Register early since space is limited to 4. Contact us at cristiferart@

Having a color and fun day at Cristi Fer Art Studio

Thank you to ALL who ever took our workshops! We love to paint and share what we love! We hope you make painting and sketching part of your daily habits! And we hope to see you back soon! Participants in our Feb. 10, 2015 One Painting in One Day paint a door of San Miguel workshop. At Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico 

March 24-28 Painting classes, space available

Add caption -           If you are considering taking a painting class for a DAY or for a WEEK we have some spaces left for March 24- 28 week. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED, EASY AND FUN! Tuesday March 25, 9 AM to 1 PM –5 PM, Paint “One Painting in One Day” a street of San Miguel View , Cost $75USD materials and RT taxi to studio included ( 2 spots left) Thursday, March 27, 9 AM to 1 PM –5 PM, Paint “Abstract 101” experiment with acrylics and mixed media , finish 2-3 paintings, Cost $75USD materials and RT taxi to studio included (2 spots left) 5 Paintings in 5 Days, Monday to Friday, Spring Special Extended, $300 USD, last week of Special. You’ll experience different medias, styles, techniques, including acrylics and mixed media. Includes, materials and RT taxi to studio( 3 spots left) Novice to advanced NEW- A Novice Workshop! 3 San Miguel Views in 3 Days, Special price $200 USD all 3 Days must be attended in the Same week. For more info and to register conta

Winter Painting Vacation in San Miguel de Allende 2014

This spectacular 2014 Winter weather in San Miguel is truly inspirational for any artist! Take a brake from the cold ! We are enjoying temperatures in the 80's, with cool sunny mornings. This time of the year is especially pleasant! Bring your shorts, sun glasses and at! Be a "Painter for a Week" in my studio and attend my "5 paintings in 5 Days" workshops. I supply all the materials: paper, acrylics, watercolor, oil pastels, pencils, charcoal. We'll paint in my studio and outdoors! We'll cover some theory (just a bit) and experience different medias. Have a true experience of being a painter in San Miguel de Allende! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! IT IS EASY AND FUN! I work with small groups so you get a lot of personal attention and direction. We Fernando Gonzalez, Mexican painter and muralist and I, Cristiana Marinescu, Romanian artist and Art Therapist  teach as a team. So you'll get directions from 3 experienced painters and teach

One Painting in One Day in SMA

Looking for a great cultural activity in San Miguel de Allened? Discover your artistic Potential! No art experience needed! October Workshop schedule: Oct, 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 2PM to 6PM           One Painting in One Day, It is easy and fun! No painting experience needed! We provide individual guidance in a group setting! The result: your personal Mexican masterpiece! With Cristiana Marinescu, 30 years professional painter and US college instructor experience. Save your spot! At Cristi Fer Art Studio, cristiferart@gmail , 121-2311

First Friday in San Miguel de Allened

San Miguel de Allende announces the beginning or a monthly event that could revive the economy and enhance tourism, national and international in SMA. Many cities in North America adopted the tradition of First Friday "art walks", in which the town's art galleries and artists' studios will open their doors into Friday evening. The idea is that galleries will attract people to the downtown and enrich the art community by pooling their openings together into one monthly evening. Who will benefit? All the participating galleries in SMA plus restaurants, coffee shops, stores, street vendors, musicians and performance artists. Among the cities with art-oriented First Friday events are: Albany , Anchorage , Augusta , Bellingham , Binghamton , Burlington , Chicago , Columbus , Denver , Honolulu , Indianapolis , Juneau , Kalamazoo , Kansas City , Knoxville , Lincoln , Louisville , Las Vegas , Minneapolis, Scranton , Oakland , Philadelphia , Phoenix , Pittsburgh , R

Thank You San Miguel de Allende

To all our students and art collectors who made our first month in SMA a successes! We are grateful to all who attended our workshop in August 2012, our first month in the “Heart of Mexico”. Also to all who visited and purchased our art! Your response was beyond our expectations! Sincere Thank you, Crist Fer Art Studio

Art Workshops in San Miguel de Allende, Summer 2012

Considering a place with amazing architecture, great whether, not to hot, not to rainy, not to cloudy, just right? San Miguel de Allende is the place. There are things to do for the entire family! Art galleries, organic market, beautiful park, lots of trees, stone paved streets, the theatre, salsa classes, hiking nearby, Aztec ruins, great restaurants and cafes. Around each corner is a discovery! Traveling alone, with friends or family San Miguel offers hundreds of entertainment options. And while you’re here take a 4 hour or 3 days workshop with us, Cristi Fer Art Studio! And you’ll bring home one more unforgettable memory and a painting of your own! No art experience necessary! Contact us with your travel plans, and reserve a day to liberate your creativity!

The city is getting ready for the Festival Cervantino

Colorful banners in the street, flyers and pamphlets everywhere. Here is always something going on: an outdoor movie, students sitting on the pavement watching it, the food venders all around. If you plan to came to Guanajuato for the Festival, or just to enjoy the beautiful sunny, dry weather, if you are an art lover, consider taking one of our workshops. Our One Painting in One Day is perfect for a different type of family activity. (participants must be 12 years or older). No art experience necessary!

El Faro

) Great day in Playa, 94 F hot, few clouds! Love to be in the shade with a cold drik, relaxing! Experience Playa del Carmen: a travel guide (2011 )

Art walk in Playa canceled!

The 16ARTEN PLAYA, 3 times a week event on 16 St, between 5 and 10 AV.   Playa del Carmen, Mexico is canceled. The event included painters, sculptors and artisans. The event was canceled yesterday, we just found out hours ago. A new event started 2 weeks ago: Artist at Work! Mondays, on 22 St, between 5 and 10 Av in the big palapa next door from The Mayan Bistro, Restaurant of Hotel Aventura Mexicana! Have a glass of wine and meet the artists at work!

Tonight on 5Av, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

 "Merida 7AM" Mix Media on paper Tonight Cristi Fer will be part of an Art Walk on 5 Av., and 26 St. in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. All art work presented is original! Meet us tonight or contact us for a visit to our studio!