Dates: December 10-12, 2021
Place: Port Aransas Art Center ( (361) 749-7334)
Signature Member of AWS, PAPA, RRWS, TWSA
Andy Evansen’s interest in art started in childhood, as he can’t recall a time when he wasn’t drawing. He began painting watercolors in the mid 1990s as a change of pace from his career as a medical illustrator. Choosing a ‘style’ was not difficult, as Andy was always inspired by the watercolor paintings of British artists Trevor Chamberlain, David Curtis, Ed Seago and John Yardley, among others.
He found himself attempting to capture the landscape with the same economy of brushstroke, taking advantage of the luminosity of watercolors done in just a few washes. In addition, he was impressed with the way those artists seemed to capture everyday scenes in such a way that revealed a hidden beauty, subjects that many would simply pass by.
His work gained recognition after winning an international watercolor competition through American Artist magazine, appearing on their cover in 2005. He’s been featured in numerous other publications since, and has become a sought-after workshop instructor who paints and teaches internationally. He became a signature member of the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA) in 2012 and served as their President from 2015-2017. His paintings have won numerous awards, including the Bronze and High Winds Medals from the American Watercolor Society, and he was their demonstration artist for the 2018 Exhibition. His love of painting on location also led to him being a featured presenter at the 2014 and 2016 Plein Air Conventions and inclusion in the 2017 Qingdao International Masters Watercolor Plein Air Event. (Website information)
You do not have to be a member of the WSST or the Port Aransas Art Center to attend this workshop. The workshop will run for 3-days from 9-5 pm with a 1 hour lunch.
Class size is limited to 25 persons. Register below by pressing on the Paypal or Credit Card/Debit Card button to reserve your spot.
I have provided some links to Hotels and Accommodations in the Port Aransas Area:
Amelia’s Landing (Ask for the group rate)
The Tarpon Inn (Oldest Hotel in Port A)
Closer to the workshop date, we will finalize plans for the workshop including a supply list of materials.
CONTACT: Al Kline (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The waiting list will be available until November 1st, 2021.