V.I.E.W: Virtual Interactive Escapade Workshops
V.I.E.W: Virtual Interactive Escapade Workshops
Paint Live from your home with a master and fellow artists. We are working hand in hand with our team of high-end artists/instructors to present you unique interactive live online painting workshops where you can paint along and get feedback from the comfort of your home. Check our V.I.E.W calendar for online classes with different instructors.
V.I.E.W. by Sarah Yeoman, AWS: Follow in the footsteps of Winslow Homer and paint the wilderness landscape of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.
Imagine yourself hiking the trail along rivers surrounded by mountains, listening to the wind blowing in the trees. That is where Sarah will take you with her next class.
Level: High Beginner and Intermediate- Max 16 participants
Dates: June 19 & 20 from 10am-1pm PDT: 3 hour session each day-Step by step demo and critique.
Day 1- We will do some warmup exercises painting imagined landscapes in grayscale and limited palettes. Sarah will then paint you through a full value study of the reference photo. Critique along the way.
Day 2-: Step by step demo of the color painting followed by a critique.
Before the online workshop: You will receive a photo of the actual location and the supply list.
Award winning watercolorist Sarah Yeoman brings watercolor mastery from around the world to your home and will lead you through two half day watercolor intensive focusing on helping you bring your creativity to light and aid in dispelling the myth that watercolor is difficult and unforgiving.
Given the right encouragement and understanding of the basic fundamentals, watercolor is a wonderfully creative medium that is unmatched in ease of use, cost of materials, and pure enjoyment of artistic expression.
Sarah will start the day off with her signature big brush and fluid paint demo that is guaranteed to loosen up even the tightest watercolorist.
We will start with warm up exercises on water to pigment ratios, value studies, imagined landscapes, limited palettes and painting in layers. This is a hands-on workshop with Sarah demoing multiple techniques and having students paint along with each exercise.
Our final exercise we will be painting from Sarah’s reference photo.
Lively discussion with individual guidance and critiques will make for a truly creative and inspiring day. You will be able to show Sarah your work through your own camera for personal feedback all along the session.
Rate: US$ 178 for 2 sessions of 3 hours
The price includes:
Sarah Yeoman Bio
After an early career as a singer /songwriter Sarah eventually discovered the watercolor medium and knew that she had found her clearest creative voice.
She has been painting with watercolors for 35 years and is recognized for strength of story and her ability capture the fleeting qualities of light and its influence on form. Her years as a singer/songwriter flow through her process in the melodious and lyrical qualities of her paintings.Sarah is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and recently showed with the North American Watercolor Association at the Columbian Watercolor tricentennial in South America. She recently collaborated with the Harlem based Elisa Monte dance company who choreographed an original dance based on her painting ”I’ll Fly Away” which premiered in Lake Placid last summer.
Sarah was a faculty member for the 2018 Plein air Convention in Santa Fe in addition to being featured in the Elie Saab Paris Haute Couture runway catalog with her painting “Flight.”
From her Crows and Ravens series her to Brandywine Valley landscapes to her 40 years of painting, paddling and exploring the Adirondacks of upstate NY from her families, 100 year old off the grid cabin, she is most at home in the woods and on the water.
Sarah is much sought after as a workshop instructor having taught plein air classes in Tuscany for the last 5 years, many other workshops throughout the US and Canada and 10 years of classes in her Delaware studio.
Sarah Yeoman website: Sarahyeoman.com
V.I.E.W. Registration Form
You will receive an automatic response confirming that we have received your form. It doesn’t mean that you have a spot in the V.I.E.W. yet.
Within 24 hours, you will receive an email from one of the 2 email adresses mentioned above.
– If the V.I.E.W. is full: we will place you on the wait list
– If the V.I.E.W. is not full: we will send you information on how to proceed with your payment
French Escapade has been dedicated to bring the artist community together since 2004 by offering plein-air painting workshops in amazing settings abroad or in the US.
In today’s challenging times, we want this sense of community to continue even though we are all confined in our homes and isolated from one another.
So V.I.E.W., our Virtual Interactive Escapade Workshop, is a program whose goal in not only to offer online painting classes, but also a sense of camaraderie in small groups of people painting together as friends. Like in our plein-air painting workshops, we wish to recreate this congeniality that we lack so much when sheltered in place. Our wonderful team of instructors has jumped on board with enthusiasm and has at heart to bring art and comfort to you in this trying time.
From your home, you will participate in our Virtual Interactive Escapade Workshop hosted by Jackie and instructed by one of our art instructors on your laptop, desktop or Ipad.
You can mirror the screen of your Ipad or computer to your TV screen (smart TVs, Apple TV, …). We will help you for the setup if you do not feel comfortable. We will also do a group test prior to the first online painting session to make sure you are comfortable using the application.
With V.I.E.W., you can sign-up for a live online workshop from a wide variety of artists, media and levels all in one place.
Save money by becoming recurrent V.I.E.W. participants with our fidelity program.
We offer 2 types of V.I.E.W. Master Classes:
How are our V.I.E.W. workshops different than other online classes?
Email us at email@example.com and make sure to let us know for what teacher you want to sign up. We will send you a registration form to fill out.
1- If you sign up over a week before the online class, you can send us a US check, payable to French Escapade LLC. Address is: 2389 Blackpool Pl, San Leandro, CA 94577.
2- You can either send your payment using ZELLE. It is free. All big US banks offer ZELLE. It is very easy to set up. Go to your online bank account and you will see the option “ZELLE”. It will only take a minute to set it up. Choose firstname.lastname@example.org as recipient.
3- We can use Paypal and use your credit card. Choose email@example.com as recipient.
You will need to download an application. We will let you know which one when you sign up. The application is free and very easy to use. You can download it on your mobile, your tablet or your computer. We recommend using a computer (PC or Mac) because the screen is bigger and it will allow you to see the demo better.
You can contact us and we will help you but it is really a 3 min straight forward process.
We organize a short meeting with all the participants the day before the first session to make sure everyone knows how to use it. It is very simple to use.
We send you an invitation to the meeting via email ahead of time with the date and time of the meeting. When it is time, you just need to click on the link to enter the online session. The moderator will be able to see that you are trying to join and will let you in.
Don’t worry, that won’t happen. There is always be a member of French Escapade facilitating the session. Everyone have their microphone muted and the moderator lets people ask questions one at the time when it is appropriate in the session.
Yes, you paint during the session. After a short demo from the teacher, everyone has time to paint for a specific length of time. During that time, you can ask questions to the teacher if you encounter a problem with your painting. After the painting time, the teacher proceedes with more content (demo, techniques,…) and then again, after that demo, you paint what you just learned and so on. The goal is for you to have finished a painting (or close to that) at the end of the session. During the third session, everyone can share their work with the teacher and the other participant and get feedback from the teacher. You don’t need to share if you don’t feel comfortable but we encourage you to do so in order to receive feedback.
We send everyone the teacher’s recommended painting supplies list ahead of time.
You can turn off the camera via the application. We will still see your name in a black box.
Unfortunately we can refund you. You pay for a 3 session package.
No. The V.I.E.W. workshop is only for registered participants. The moderator can see everyone accessing the session and will only accept the people who are registered.