Art Workshops

Art Workshops

When you take a workshop at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, you're not just taking a painting class, you're participating in a life enhancing experience!

Besides coming to a beautiful and popular vacation destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll have access to the best workshop instructors in the business, individual workstations, free gifts each day, discounts on supplies, delicious lunches provided, HD camera/large screen TV monitor for demonstrations, discounts on hotels, the friendliest customer service in the world, and much, much more!

Classes generally are held from mid-April through October, and are Mon.—Thur. (9am—4pm) and Fri. (9am—1pm), unless otherwise noted.

For more information, or to register for any Cheap Joe's “In House” Workshop, contact our friendly customer service representatives at (800)-227-2788, speak with our workshop coordinator, Edwina May, at: (800) 227-2788 ext. 1123, or email: edwina@cheapjoes.com

Upcoming 2014 Workshops Early Registration Bonus: Register at least 6 months in advance and pay in full (1 payment) and receive 10% off* of the workshop tuition.

OR: Register at least 6 months in advance and enroll in our 50/50 plan (half of the tuition at the time of registration and the other half 90 days from the workshop) and receive 7.5% off* of the workshop tuition.

OR: Register at least 6 months in advance and enroll in our 3 month payment plan and receive 5% off* of the workshop tuition.

*Registrations are based on availability, and are first come, first serve. Sorry, no discounts for the Charles Reid workshop.

Level 1: Beginner - Covers the very basic techniques of the medium at a slower pace and offers a lot of individual help for all students. No prior experience in the medium is expected of the student.

Level 2: Beginner-Intermediate - Reviews basic techniques for beginners as needed, and offers practice exercises at an average pace to assist in gaining confidence and experience with the medium. Assistance is given to all.

Level 3: Intermediate - Assumes the student already has a basic knowledge of the medium. Average paced with individual help for all students.

Level 4: Intermediate-Advanced - Average paced with individual help for those who need it, yet challenging for the more experienced or advanced student.

Level 5: Advanced - Fast paced and challenging exercises, with little teacher assistance.

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  1. Linda Baker Art Workshop: Layers of Design in Watercolor, July 28-August 1, 2014

    Linda Baker Art Workshop: Layers of Design in Watercolor, July 28-August 1, 2014

    Our Price: $595.00
    Explore the mystery of watermedia through a strong design approach. Design is that elusive quality that transforms a painting into a potential award winner. Regardless of skill level or subject matter, design gives you the confidence to... Learn More
  2. Mary Ann Beckwith Art Workshop: The Brush and Well Beyond, August 4-8, 2014

    Mary Ann Beckwith Art Workshop: The Brush and Well Beyond, August 4-8, 2014

    Our Price: $525.00
    The “Brush and Beyond” Workshop will be an art altering experience! The energy filled days will explore creative methods of watermedia application, including texturing and the building of layers of paint.  Participants will be exposed to new... Learn More
  3. Linda Kemp: Simple Solutions for Making Better Paintings, August 11-15, 2014

    Linda Kemp Art Workshop: Simple Solutions for Making Better Paintings, August 11-15, 2014

    Our Price: $575.00
    Start, develop, and complete more successful paintings as this intensive program takes you through all the stages of building a work of art with confidence! See with an artist’s eye as you analyze what makes a great subject and learn how to... Learn More
  4. Mel Stabin Art Workshop: Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor, Express Yourself!, August 18-22, 2014

    Mel Stabin, AWS, NWS, TWSA Art Workshop: Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor, Express Yourself!, August 18-22, 2014

    Our Price: $695.00
    Challenge yourself and go beyond your boundaries in watercolor. Mel will encourage you to experience the magical, spontaneous, and transparent qualities of watercolor and will help you discover that watercolor is at its best when it is set... Learn More
  5. Sue Archer Art Workshop: Commanding Color and Design, August 25-29, 2014

    Sue Archer Art Workshop: Commanding Color and Design, August 25-29, 2014

    Our Price: $525.00
    Inspire your creativity by using color theory, design concepts, and wet into wet techniques to experience and understand the power of planning. Topics for discussion are imagery, achieving a strong quality of light, pigment qualities, colorful... Learn More
  6. Frank Francese Art Workshop: Francese Watercolor Workshop, September 1-5, 2014

    Frank Francese Art Workshop: Francese Watercolor Workshop, September 1-5, 2014

    Our Price: $495.00
    Frank’s style employs large brushes and a wet-on-wet method where much of the color mixing is accomplished on the paper.  Detail is only used after the color and big shapes (positive & negative) are in place. The goal of this art workshop... Learn More
  7. Janet Nunn Art Workshop: Painting Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors, September 8-12, 2014

    Janet Nunn Art Workshop: Painting Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors, September 8-12, 2014

    Our Price: $450.00
    Discover how your watercolors can be bold and bright as you master the techniques of painting with liquid watercolors in this exciting new workshop. You will learn how to blend rich colors in considerably less time and develop application... Learn More
  8. Alexis Lavine Art Workshop: Interpretive Painting from Photographs, September 15-19, 2014

    Alexis Lavine Art Workshop: Interpretive Painting from Photographs, September 15-19, 2014

    Our Price: $475.00
    Alexis takes particular delight in working with reference photos that are blurry, poorly composed, cluttered, or over/under exposed because it forces her to interpret what she sees, use her imagination, and to design and create paintings that are original... Learn More
  9. Jane Jones Art Workshop: Transparent Illusions, September 22-26, 2014

    Jane Jones Art Workshop: Transparent Illusions, September 22-26, 2014

    Our Price: $695.00
    Glass objects within a painting can add sparkle and interest, and creating illusions of glass successfully can give you such a wonderful feeling of accomplishment. When we bring our preconceived ideas about what glass “really” looks like... Learn More
  10. Catherine Nash Art Workshop: Painting People and Pets in Watercolor, September 29-October 3, 2014

    Catherine Nash Art Workshop: Painting People and Pets in Watercolor, September 29-October 3, 2014

    Our Price: $475.00
    Sharpen your skills in drawing and painting your favorite people and pets and/or other animals. In this workshop you will learn how to control the water and paint to capture those elusive expressions in your portraits. Working from reference... Learn More
  11. Judi Betts Art Workshop: Design & Color in Creative Realism, October 6-10, 2014

    Judi Betts Art Workshop: Design & Color in Creative Realism, October 6-10, 2014

    Our Price: $475.00
    In this workshop, you will explore traditional and contemporary approaches to painting and learn to generate new ideas. You’ll also learn to simplify design, use color and light in exciting ways, and capture mood and emotion. You’ll explore... Learn More
  12. Ken Hosmer Art Workshop: Developing Color Energy, October 13-17, 2014

    Ken Hosmer Art Workshop: Developing Color Energy, October 13-17, 2014

    Our Price: $495.00
    Explore color through a unique approach! In this powerful workshop, Ken passionately reveals ‘color secrets’ and design ideas each day. He offers guidelines which encourage you to creatively interpret painting subjects in your own style... Learn More
  13. Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions, October 20-24, 2014

    Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions, October 20-24, 2014

    Our Price: $750.00
    Learning to simplify and avoid overworking are the goals of the class. Charles uses the same approach for figures, still life, and landscapes. First you’ll use contour drawing to help you concentrate on interconnecting shapes rather than... Learn More

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  14. Karlyn Holman Art Workshop: Watercolor Fun and Free, October 27-31, 2014

    Karlyn Holman Art Workshop: Watercolor Fun and Free, October 27-31, 2014

    Our Price: $495.00
    This is a motivational workshop for beginning, as well as experienced painters that will inspire everyone to paint with more confidence and to find their own artistic vision. Karlyn offers enthusiastic, informational demonstrations, individual... Learn More

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