Rockwall Art League sponsors upcoming art workshops

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 14, 2015) The Rockwall Art League is sponsoring three art workshops in the upcoming weeks for Rockwall area citizens.

Donna Bland Landscape Workshop

The Donna Bland Landscape Workshop will emphasize translating nature’s plein air accents in a studio setting for beginners to intermediate painters in acrylic or oil. Donne has a passion for expressing nature through her paintings with an impressionistic style.

The workshop will run Monday, August 24th through Wednesday, August 26th from 9 am to 4 pm at the Harry Myers Community Center, 815 East Washington St.

The cost of the workshop is $195. A $100 deposit is required for reservations in the workshop. To send the deposit, email or call 210-885-8549. To make a reservation, visit

Oil Painting Workshop with Nancy Medina

In the workshop, Nancy Medina will share her favorite tips with for creating brilliant color on a transparent background. Nancy will also speak about methods for making flowers look authentic and beautiful using a loose, colorful approach to flower painting. Put a little joy in your brush and join award winning artist Nancy Medina for three days of painting flowers in brilliant colors!

The workshop will be held September 26, 27, and 28 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Harry Myers Community Center, 815 East Washington St.

Cost of the workshop: $345.00 Payment for the class can be made online, by phone or email to: or 214-802-5537.

Oil Painting Workshop with Cecy Turner

This workshop with Cecy Turner will on different aspects of painting the landscape. The workshop focus will again be primarily the big shapes that make up a landscape. The other main focus of the workshop will be the “IDEA” for a painting. The class will explore several ways to come up with an idea that is unique and different than just painting the scene “the way the photo is” or the way most people would approach it.

The workshop will run from November 9-10 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Fate Community Center, 104 William E Crawford Ave. Art supplies can be left in the community center on the night of Nov. 9.

The cost of the workshop is $130 for two days. A $65 deposit should be mailed to Cecy Turner at 3050 Carriage Dr., Estes Park, CO80517. The deposit is refundable until October 9th. After that, it is refundable only if your spot can be filled from the waiting list. Please email Cecy at to let her know you’re mailing your deposit.

For more information over these workshops visit the Rockwall Art League website at for more details.

Submitted by Darlene Dittoe.

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