The Enlightened Brush with Ken Call, NWS, TWSA

August 7 - August 9, 2017

Next Session: Monday, August 07, 2017 / 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Monday-Wednesday, August 7-9, 2017 from 9am-4pm

Join Ken Call for a comprehensive three-day watercolor workshop for students of different levels and experience. As a figurative artist, Call will explore the fundamentals of painting the portrait and figure along with still lives, while improving your knowledge of getting a likeness, composition and values.

Enjoy Ken’s daily painting demos, individual attention, and discussions on entering National watercolor shows and preparing and photographing your art for reproduction.

Be bold and have fun!

Materials list TBA

$500/450 Member

Preregistration is required.

Registration deadline: July 26, 2017

 Click here to register

Ken's Biography:

Born and raised in Rochelle, Illinois, Ken went on to graduate from the American Academy of Art in 1980 with an Associates Degree in Illustration and Watercolor. He has worked as a freelance artist nationally for many years. Ken spent 1993 and 1994 studying and painting in Paris, France. He is now living in Northbrook Illinois with his wife and two children.

After beginning his career as a studio artist, he soon branched out on his own, beginning a very successful freelance career, which to date has led to the creation of over 500 illustrations for books, magazines, art publishers, advertising agencies and corporations. 

Ken in the last few years has made the transition to fine art and portraiture. Many of his originals are hanging in galleries and homes across the country. Several awards have led to Signature status in the National Watercolor Society, Missouri Watercolor Society and Transparent Watercolor Society along with being a Master Signature member with the Illinois Watercolor Society.


Ken Call Workshop Outline:

 Day 1

Introduction/ outline for week


Drawing/painting from provided reference. Everyone will do a painting from same material.




Day 2

Discussion on artistic set-up/ still life

Drawing/ painting from still life





Day 3

Free Day

Paint whatever you like






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