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Spending the Holidays in Puerto Vallarta? Take a painting workshop by yourself or with your friends

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One Painting in One Day paint a Door of Mexico No experience needed! Easy and Fun Tuesday or Thursday 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM Introductory cost for PV 1350  pesos includes materials Pre Registration is required! Contact us at cristiferart (at) gmail.com

NEW Big Abstract 3 Days workshop in San Miguel de Allende

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Big Abstract 3 days workshop ,  at Cristi Fer Art Gallery and Workshops  in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  May 1, 2, 3, 2019 This workshop is designed with the self-taught painters in mind, individuals who want to understand better a structured abstract, loosen up, experience how it feels to paint BIG. In the context of a large painting 1m x 1m learn the basics of abstract painting, the importance of good composition, attributes of color, texture, emphasis on easy concepts to get started, how to get started and get inspiration. Only 4 per workshop. All materials are included. Cost $450.00  10 AM to 1:30 PM Instructor: Cristiana Marinescu have being teaching since 1989 in US and Mexico. Leading successful workshops and inspiring and empowering artists at all levels of experience. Cristiana started painting at an early age, in watercolor and oil. Her first show was at the age of 7. With a deep love of learning and painting she studies and acquired knowledge in apparentl

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!

NEW Abstract 101 One Painting in One Day in San Miguel de Allende

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At popular demand, Cristi Fer Art Workshops is bringing back  Abstract 101  One Painting in One Day Get it right the first time!  This workshop is focused on the beginner, intermediate painters who want to understand and apply the principals of composition, design and color,  so their abstract paintings are more then a happy accident!   Advance painters can find new inspiration and refresh many of the the basics. In many cases going back to the basics can bring new life in ones art. You will use mainly acrylic paint to create your paintings but other mixed media techniques will be touched upon.  Y ou will learn and practice using brushes and pallet knifes. You will finish 2 to 4 paintings. Preregistration is required. Groups are kept small, up to 6 so you receive personal instruction and support. Mondays 9:30 to 1:30 Cost $95 includes materials

Expressionist Painting Workshop focused on San Miguel topics

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Last minute registration! May 30 to June 3, 9:30 AM to 1 PM $650.00 includes martials at Cristi Fer Art Studio and Gallery Hernandez Macias 34 A Col. Centro San Miguel de Allende GTO. Mexico This workshop is for intermediate painters or advance mixed media and abstract painters who want to add a representational twist to their art. We will cover composition, perspective, color, and an expressionist approach to subject matter. This workshop was requested by some of the participants and we have decided to open it up for the benefit of two more intermediate painters or sketchers. We have 2 spaces available and the maximum number of participants is 4. We keep this workshop to a maximum of 4 so you can receive a lot of personal attention. If you are interested contact us ASAP at 415-121-2311 or e mail us at ceistiferart@gmail.com To find our more about the instructors click on the link at the top of the page

Watercolor workshops at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende

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Some recent student work from our latest Watercolor for beginners Workshop February 2015. Our watercolor workshops are offered per request, one day (for intermediate) 3 and 5 days beginners. The cost is $75.00 USD and you must bring your own materials watercolor kit, an assortment of brushes, pallet,  and a block of cold press watercolor paper. If you are a novice and have no materials the cost of materials is an extra $25.00 per day Contact us asap with your travel plans. See you soon in San Miguel de Allende, Gto. Mexico Watercolor workshop February 2015 At Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende 

Summer 2015, One Month Painting Course

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This Summer of 2015 we will offer a special program. 4 weeks of art in San Miguel de Allende June 1-26 July 6-31 August 3-28 Mo-Fri , 9 AM - 12:30 PM Each of the 4 weeks will be dedicated to one area. Week One: Sketching and watercolor Week Two: Plein air Week Three: Painting San Miguel from references Week Four: Focus on personal style and artistic goals Coast: 1500 USD includes most materials (sketchbook and watercolors not included) Max. 4 per month Register early since space is limited.

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

Announcing our Summer Special in Ajijic Inner Rejuvenation workshop and must know facts about the village

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No better place to get in touch with your inner Muse and let your creative battery be recharged then in charming, quint, fishing village of Ajijic. Even tho an  attraction for thousands or Canadian and American retirees, Ajijic has a unspoiled sweet and whimsical charm. I was surprised to see horses using part of dried up beach as pasture, dance lessons in the park Sunday evening, an over all friendly and welcoming hospitality atmosphere from the locals. We discovered an amazing place to eat, the Chile Verde kitchen. family owned, the mother cooks with the fresh produces of the day and the sun and doughtier serve at the 3 tables and deliver all over Ajijic. Chile Verde Kitchen, Hidalgo 8 corner with Colon About the workshop feel free to print our flyer and share it with friends! Ajijic is an amazing place even during the Summer. We have heard about the rainy season, and we were concerned about it. But the fact is it rains mainly  at night or in the evenings.  The days a

Summer Special! Ajijic Mexico Inner Rejuvenation workshop

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This summer we have discovered Ajijic, a popular retirement community for Canadians and US citizens alike! What a delight! Formerly a fishermen village, Ajijic grew and stretched along the idyllic Chapala Lake.    As I felt in love with this enchanting lay back, friendly, cable stone streets, horses, dogs paling in the park, Sunday evening dance in the park, I decided on the spare of the moment to schedule one of my favorite workshops (from a facilitators perspective)  Inner Rejuvenation with Expressive Arts Workshop. Fresh flowers old door in Ajijic Green door in Ajijic     At Hotel Casa Blanca 16 de Septiembre 29, Ajijic, Jal. Mexico July 28 - August 1, 2014 9 AM – 1 PM Cost $300 USD Summer Special Emerge yourself into the creative process it will rejuvenate your life! It’s the path for inner renewal! Offered for the first time in Ajijic, and led by experienced art therapist Cristiana Marinescu, this workshop is designed for individuals who want to enjoy

New Age of Mural for novice, in Mexico

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New mural painting workshop at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende. 8 days of mural painting experimenting and 12 days vacation in San Miguel de Allende. No experience? No problem! You can do it! Either you want to experience the magic of mural or large scale painting, this workshop is for you! BIG surface, large images, bright color, big strokes of paint, expansive horizons! Learn the basics from planning to execution, use of color and composition! Be experimental and gain confidence! Topics and execution from traditional to contemporary. Take home a 4 Ft. x 8 ft. mural on canvas. Work with Mexican Muralist Fernando Gonzalez on your own mural on canvas.  Cost includes theory, hands on and materials. Maximum 6. Cost: 1200 USD  May 18-29 9 AM-1 PM painting Mo-Fri and following week Mo., Tu. Wed You'll have time to enjoy and explore San Miguel!

Visiting San Miguel February 2014?

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Enjoy a day or a week of painting in San Miguel de Allende! No Experience Needed! It's Easy and Fun! We provide all the materials! Beginners welcomed!  One day workshop will result in a finish acrylic painting on paper 19" x 25" . We practice creativity enhancing exercise, and learn some theory (just a bit).