Fine Art Portrait Artist

Classes & Workshops

Michelangelo (1475-1564) said, " A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."
In Europe Art is taught as part of the curriculum.
The desire to draw and paint is the first step to achieving a goal. 
You don't have to be 'gifted', you just have to have a mind ready to learn.  Teaching people to 'think like an artist' is my specialty.
I enjoy seeing how each person learns and helping them to translate the techniques in their minds.

2017

I'll be back!  This is the first of many workshops for my Sacramento students...
WORKSHOP!
where: University Art at 26th & J streets, SACRAMENTO
when: JUNE 16-19, 2017
cost: $80/ Plein Air Friday
2 painting sessions (morning & afternoon to evening)
$100/ Studio Painting Saturday 
10 AM - 5 PM
$80/ Studio Painting Sunday
Noon - 4 PM
(*$220 for all 3 days)

Friday will be Plein Air! 8:00 AM to Noon & then a new location for 2:00 PM to sunset
Saturday & Sunday will be dedicated to working in the studio on your paintings in the medium you most like.
This is the time and  place to get those ideas on how to finish your paintings as well!  
register

Join us for an incredible experience!

PORTRAIT PAINTING WORKSHOP

JULY 1, 2017

9 AM - 4 PM

SACRAMENTO FINE ARTS CENTER

$140

NCA has invited me to teach a portrait painting workshop on July 1, 2017 at SFAC. 

During this class we will work from a live model and focus on how to do a fast portrait from a sitting. 

I hope you can make it! register now

 

ALSO... June 14th- I will be doing a demonstration for NCA's monthly meeting on "Quick Oil Portraits" at SFAC. 

If you wish to attend please contact NCA for more information

 

 4TH annual!!

Fort Bragg/Mendocino, CA - 2017!

PLEIN AIR PAINTING

$350 with hotel room included - double occupancy

$450 with hotel room included - single occupancy

$200 per person without hotel room

COME PAINT WITH ME! 
Plein Air Painting Workshop

Please come with us to paint in Fort Bragg and Mendocino, CA!  I have four double queen rooms reserved.

Are you interested in joining me?  I can't begin to tell you how much fun we had here for the last years!  

I hope you can join us!  

When: NOVEMBER 16-18, 2017

Where: FORT BRAGG & MENDOCINO, CALIFORNIA

BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME! 

- ask about the free class on "how to"

 

Register: 916 505-8253 or email - (charge cards welcome) or send your registration fee to the above address with your contact information as well.

 

 

Class is limited in size. So RSVP now.  This class is filling, so register soon. 

916 488-3900 or email to: Bobbi@BaldwinFineArt.com Register Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

previous workshops:

2016

Workshops: 

New! 

BRINGING YOUR PLEIN AIR BACK TO THE STUDIO

BALDWIN STUDIO, FAIR OAKS

$100

OCTOBER 1ST, 2016

Okay, so you've learned to paint some outdoor studies... now what?  Let's explore how to turn a good study into a great painting!  

All mediums are welcome!  Learn to use your plein air paintings to create a larger and better painting in the studio.  Bring your favorite plein air painting to work from. 

Time: 9:00 - 4:00 (bring a lunch)

Class is limited in size. So RSVP now.

916 488-3900 or email to: Bobbi@BaldwinFineArt.com Register Now

 

New! 

ASHLAND, JACKSONVILLE, & the OREGON COAST! 

OCTOBER 28th - 30th, 2016 (DATE CHANGED!!)

Plein Air Painting Workshop

Please come with us to paint in Ashland, Jacksonville, & the Oregon Coast!  Are you interested in joining me?  

I can't begin to tell you how much fun we have on these trips!  

I hope you can join us!  

         

 

Where: Southern Oregon - Ashland, Jacksonville, & the Oregon Coast
Hotel: Suggestion list available (not included in this workshop) I will be staying in Jacksonville with a friend. 
Arrive: Friday, October 28th, 3 PM
Class end:
Sunday, October 30th
Cost: $200 - workshop



BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME! 
Register: 916 505-8253 or email - (charge cards welcome) or send your registration fee to the above address with your contact information as well.
Carpooling, caravanning, & room sharing is available, just let me know if you are interested and I will help find you the right answer!
FRIDAY: Arrive by 3PM -  MEET AND GREET. There will be quick refresher in plein air painting.  We will then find a place to eat an early meal.  Then, we will paint from the old cemetery above the historic town of Jacksonville at 6:00 PM.  (see view above - first 2 photos).
SATURDAY: We will greet the morning (sunrise) with a painting (or two) outdoors paintings in Ashland. 
At 1:00 we will drive to Brookings on the Oregon coast, where we will spend the night.  Sunset will be near 8:30 and we will meet to go to dinner together.
SUNDAY: We will again greet the  morning sunrise with a painting location outdoors and finish by 10:30.  At this time, we will have a critique for those who want it and then closure to our fun adventure by noon. 
Please take this the rest of Sunday to visit this area.  It is so BEAUTIFUL!  Fresh air, the elevation is only about 1400 ft. in the Applegate Valley.  The fall will be cool and wonderful. 
MONDAY:  If you wish to caravan or carpool, Enjoy your day.  Leave at your leisure or caravan/carpool with other students. 

I will give you a short lecture Friday afternoon about the basic overview of the concepts of painting from life and doing landscapes with depth.  
We will be specifically looking at the wonderful outdoor scenery of the wooded countryside, the towns from above, and the coastal beaches, and natural habitat. It's all very gorgeous.
Capturing the Fall landscape will be a beautiful and fairly easy subject with all of its unique qualities. 
I have a pop up awning for cover if it rains! 
Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful landscape, and great company of other like minded artists!  
I will lead you in painting 3-6 paintings over the course of the three days.
We will paint 2-4 on Saturday and another 1-2 the next morning before we head home. 

Do bring lots of layers as well as sweaters or light jackets for the coast.
If you are interested in seeing a show while there, my understanding is that it's very hard to get tickets.  Please do share information if you find a way to get tickets! Shows are fun and Sunday night would be prime for a show in Ashland. 

 

 

 

 

New Workshop: 

PALLET KNIFE PAINTING WORKSHOP

PAINT A CHRISTMAS GIFT!!

Baldwin Studio - 7850 Winding Way, Fair Oaks, CA

$40 per person - or - Register a family member and save! $60 for two!

DECEMBER 6TH, 2016

Learn the basics while painting a pallet knife painting for your favorite person! 

Want to learn to be more loose with your painting techniques?  This is the perfect class.  All ages welcome! Learn how to create a very textured artwork, with lots of color!  Copy from one of my paintings or create your own composition!  This is the best unique gift for a friend or loved one!  Something that you can create while you learn how to do more on your own.  You can paint one large painting or bring lots of little canvasses and create smaller paintings for many people! Acrylic or Oil painting is available.  Don't have supplies?  I can help you with that.  Just let me know. 

Time: 5:30 - 8:30

Class is limited in size. So RSVP now.

916 488-3900 or email to: Bobbi@BaldwinFineArt.com Register Now

 

 

New!! 

SAN CLEMENTE, CA

JAN 18-20, 2017

$250 per person

 

Please come with us to paint in scenic SAN CLEMENTE on the Southern coast of California!  I can't begin to tell you how much fun these destination workshops are!  

I hope you can join us!  Limited in size, so sign up soon!

 

 

Where: San Clement
Hotel: A list can be provided
Begins: 3pm Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 
Ends: Noon Friday, Jan. 20, 201
7
BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME! 
Register: 916 505-8253 or email - (charge cards welcome) or send your registration fee to the above address with your contact information as well.

WEDNESDAY: Arrive by 4 PM -  After settling in we will meet and get acquainted with each other.  Dinner will be at a local restaurant.
THURSDAY: We will greet the morning with a painting (or two) outdoors (if the weather permits). Do bring lots of warm clothes! Lunch will be on your own.  We are really close to town, so this won't be an issue and we will bring our painting gear.  At 2:00 we will resume painting and there will be plenty of time to do two paintings if you wish.  Sunset will be near 7:30 and we will meet to go to dinner together again, if you wish. 
FRIDAY: We will again greet the sunrise with a painting location outdoors and finish by 9:30.  At this time, we will have a critique for those who want it and then closure to our fun adventure. 
SATURDAY:  WANT TO LEARN COLOR MIXING AND THEORY ... WORKSHOP AT SAN CLEMENTE ART SUPPLY & FRAMING more info


I will give you a short lecture prior to dinner on Thursday about the basic overview of the concepts of painting from life and doing landscapes with depth.  
We will be specifically looking at the wonderful outdoor scenery of the coastal beaches, Pacific Ocean, and natural habitat. 
Capturing the late spring landscape will be a beautiful and fairly easy subject with all of its unique qualities. 
Hopefully we will have good weather, if not, I have a pop up awning and there are many options! 
Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful landscape, and great company of other like minded artists!  
I will lead you in painting 3-6 paintings over the course of the three days.
We will paint 2-4 on Saturday and another 1-2 the next morning before we head home. 


Class is limited in size. So RSVP now!
916 488-3900 or email to: Bobbi@BaldwinFineArt.com Register Now




 

New Workshop: 

TAHOE

February 24-26, 2016

Please come with us to paint in North Shore Lake Tahoe!  I can't begin to tell you how much fun these destination workshops are!  

I hope you can join us!  

 

 

Where: Lake Tahoe

Check-In: 4pm Thursday, February 25, 2016 
Check-Out: 11am Sunday, February 28, 2016
BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME! 
Register: 916 505-8253 or email - (charge cards welcome) or send your registration fee ($100) to 7850 Winding Way, Fair Oaks, CA with your contact information as well.
Price: $200 per person (Dinner on Thursday, breakfasts, and wine tasting event included with rooming as well!)  *Lunch and Dinner on Friday through Sunday is not included but we are close to town, so we will have a lot of options.


Friday: Arrive by 4 PM -  After settling in we will meet and get acquainted with each other.  We will meet for dinner and a short lecture/demo to get things started.
SATURDAY:  We traditionally get up for a sunrise painting.  Due to the temperatures in Tahoe, we may choose to paint indoors from a window - but that is up to the group choice.  This will be an option throughout the weekend if it is stormy outdoors; we can adapt to painting indoor subjects or through the windows if the weather is bad.  Lunch will be up to you as yesterday.  We will find a great spot to paint for the afternoon by 1:30.   And then have dinner together. 
SUNDAY: We will again greet the morning with a painting location outdoors and finish by 9:30.  At this time, we will have a critique for those who want it and then closure to our fun adventure.  Check out time is 11AM.


I will give you a short lecture prior to dinner on Friday about the basic overview of the concepts of painting from life and doing landscapes with depth.  
We will be specifically looking at the wonderful outdoor scenery of the lake, mountainous hills, majestic trees, and natural habitat. 
Capturing the winter landscape will be a beautiful and fairly easy subject with all of its unique qualities. 
Hopefully we will have good weather.
Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful landscape, and great company of other like minded artists!  
I will lead you in painting 3-5 paintings over the course of the two days.
We will paint 2-4 on Saturday and another 1-2 the next morning before we head home. 


Class is limited in size.  So RSVP now!
916 488-3900 or email to: Bobbi@BaldwinFineArt.com Register Now

 

 

 

 

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