Learn with Vladislav Yeliseyev AIS, NWS

SEASON 2016/2017

“Hi Vlad: Just want you to know that your workshop recently at the Lion’s Club in Key Largo was my all time best educational experience. You helped me see so many aspects of watercolor painting that all the books I have read failed to do. And you did it with good humor, caring and a genuine passion that really left an impression on me that will carry me forward. I have long admired your work so it was good to get to know the artist and be privy to your methods and mental approach to art. Thanks again for all you did!” –  Paul R.

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WORKSHOPS (watercolor)

December 27, 2016 – Renaissance School of Art (Sarasota, FL) More info

December 30, 2016 – DEMO/RSA studio watercolor 2pm – 5pm More info

January 21 – 24, 2017 – Miami Watercolor Society More info

February 20 – 22, 2017 – Key Largo, FL (full)

March 2 – 4, 2017 – Cape Coral, FL More info

March 13 – 15, 2017 – Ocean Reef Art League More info

March 24 – 25, 2017 – Renaissance School (Sarasota, FL) More info

April 18 – 20, 2017 – Colorado Watercolor Society, Denver – More info

May 19, 2017 – Keeton’s Art Supply – call

May 23 – 25, 2017 – Newburgh, N.Y More info

June 2, 2017 – Keeton’s Art Supply – call

June 5 – 9, 2017 – Painting Cruise to Cuba – More info

June 27 – 28, 2017

July 31 – August 3, 2017 – Landgrove Inn, Vermont – More info

September 11 – 18, 2017 – Provence, France More info

November 13 – 15, 2017 – Ft. Myers Beach Art Association, FL More info

December 12 -14, 2017 – Palm Beach Watercolor Society More info

Private lessons

SUPPLY LIST:

CLASSES (no classes offered until October 2017)

  • Drawing Class
  • Watercolor Class 
  • Yeliseyev Atelier (work on your own project with one-on-one instructions, all mediums)

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PAST WORKSHOPS

STUDIO WORKSHOP VALUES IN WATERCOLOR – STILL LIFE with Vladislav Yeliseyev, NWS

Saturday, May 28, 2016 Time: 10am to 4pm

All levels. Beginners with some watercolor painting experience are welcomed. Demo, lecture and one on one instruction with the focus on composition, values and painting techniques.


ACHIEVING THE FREEDOM OF BRUSHSTROKE IN WATERCOLOR
March 24-25, 2016 10am – 4pm

day3c What is required to quit tight illustrative coloring which is a trademark of beginners and start painting like a pro? All of this and many other techniques will be the subject of this intensive workshop on location. Like Vladislav says “nobody wants to buy my cellphone photographs despite the wealth of detail and accurate colors”. You are going to learn how to mix and apply watercolors without fear of being inaccurate. Vlad will show you the shortcuts to the path when every brushstroke applied is significant in its impact on the viewer. He will show you importance of one detail above the other and therefore how to be selective in your painting process. Every painting is like a poetry, the less words wasted the more powerful message it conveys. On the technical side of things you will learn how to choose subject matter, what the major steps involved in achieving powerful results.

Every day we will round up with group critique. Sunday we go to Happy Hours at one of the local restaurants!

Students will need to bring their art supply, plenty of water and lunch bag. Plein Air Workshops will meet on location which will be provided to participants after registration. In case of uncooperative weather Studio will be available.


WATERCOLOR ESSENTIALS “Back to Basics” Studio and Intro to Plein Air

January 4 – 6, 2016 10am – 4pm

Students will be studying from still life as well as landscape from photograph taken by Vladislav. Last day will be devoted to plein air painting. Vladislav who is a member of world-class faculty at Plein Air Convention and EXPO 2016, will give you all the tips and secrets of painting outside in the open air with its ever-changing light conditions.

Day 1 – Participants will be practicing application techniques, learning about composition and light distribution on the objects around us. Working with still life real objects with various textures and colors. Vladislav developed methodic of color approach and mixing them on the pallet will be revealed in detail, explained and practiced. The time structure will include Vlad’s demonstration with participants practice under close supervision. The workshop will take place at Renaissance School of Art facilities. Short lunch break around 12:30 to 1pm with plenty of places to lunch around or bring your own!

Day 2 – Landscape perspective and importance of values will be the topic of this day. Painting cityscape from photograph. The second day workshop will include Vladislav demo with detailed explanation of techniques applied in calm relaxed atmosphere followed your painting under supervision. Special attention will be paid to the sky areas, light, shades and cast shadows and how to approach them in the painterly style. All this takes place at RSA facilities. Rain or snow no problem! Short lunch break around 12:30 to 1pm.

Day 3 – Grand finale en plein air! Artists will capture landscape and views in natural light. We will meet on location in Sarasota. Vlad’s will demonstrate at the beginning of session and help you to discover the best approaches to painting with watercolor en plein air. He will explain how to choose winning angles on location and what to avoid, how to focus outdoors and most important how to be selective when you paint. Lunch break around 12:30 to 1pm., bring with you or lunch around. Then you again will paint under close Vlad’s guidance. We will have a group critique after workshop and go to Happy Hours at one of the local restaurants after hard working day!


Vladislav Yeliseyev workshopPAINTING FLORIDA LANDSCAPE Plein Air

February 5 – 7, 2016 10am – 4pm

Level: all levels but some prior experience with watercolor is necessary.

Painting in Florida can be challenging and exhausting. Vlad will share with you his best approaches to working outdoors starting with location and “point of view” so to speak. It will all start with his demo with detailed explanation along the way. Special attention of this particular workshop will be the choice of color which may be different from what’s there. Loose painterly style watercolor techniques will be demoed as well. Vlad will show you disciplined approach to step by step process at the same time. Starting from the sketch to the finishing touches, the values and how to work with them will be revealed. You will also learn how to add imaginary details to your painting and make it vibrant. Every day of this workshop include an informative lesson during the demonstration in Vladislav’s typical funny and charismatic style. Each student will be guided individually through the process while creating their own painting. Space is limited to 12 participants. Every day will be round up with group critique. Sunday we go to Happy Hours at one of the local restaurants after hard working day!

Students will need to bring their art supply, plenty of water and lunch bag. Plein Air Workshops will meet on location which will be provided to participants after registration. In case of uncooperative weather Studio will be available.


MASTERING A QUICK DRAW IN WATERCOLOR Plein Air

February 18-19, 2016 10am – 4pm

Watercolor is a perfect medium for quick draw competitions. Get ready for your next competition with one of the Quick Draw winners of Plein Air Easton 2015.

Quick draw is a special beast which needs to be approached differently than typical plein air painting. How to find winning “point of view” and most important how to be selective in a short time given to complete the painting is revealed. Vlad will show in his demo where to focus, how to focus and most important how intelligently execute impactful image worth of judge consideration. Working with Vlad’s developed methods of extremely efficient color mixing will be part of your experience there. This workshop is important for watercolor and oil painters alike (surprise!). It will include close guidance for each participant, and because it is supposed to be quick the number of artists is limited. Max 12 participants.

Every day will be round up with group critique. After last hard working day we go to Happy Hours at one of the local restaurants!

Students will need to bring their art supply, plenty of water and lunch bag. We will meet on location which will be provided to participants after registration. In case of uncooperative weather Studio will be available.

LANDSCAPE PERSPECTIVE DRAWING AND PAINTING WORKSHOP Plein Air

November 30 – December 2, 2015 10am – 4pm Fee: $330 Artists of all media can attend this workshop.

The ultimate goal of this workshop is understanding of perspective, light and values and applying it to a practical scenario working on plein air for creating believable 3D feel on the 2D surface. This method works for every medium. You will also learn how to sort and edit nature’s often overwhelming visual detail into dramatic compositions.
This workshop will cover the perspective theory during the first day working primarily in Studio from photographs and diagrams. Second and third days students will work outside practicing through drawing and painting series of exercises progressing from simple views to more complex settings.
Each participant will receive individual instructions. There will be a short lunch break in the middle of the day and demos as needed.

JumpStart WATERCOLOR PAINTING

December 12 – 13, 10:00am – 2:30pm Tuition fee: $135; material fee: $25
Jump Start Painting With Watercolor is designed for beginners and those who have minimal watercolor painting experience. Students will learn the basics of handling and mixing the paints from one of the best watercolor artists in the nation and will explore several application techniques. Fundamentals of composition and perspective will be covered during this engaging workshop. You will be able to take home a beautiful painting or two. This is an adult class but teenagers are welcome. Bring your material or pay $25 material fee and we will provide everything you need for those two exciting days. To register go to http://yeliseyevstudio.com/school/adults-art-programs/jumpstart/