Michael Chesley Johnson, Fine Art, Landscapes, Seascapes, Maritimes, Paintings, Oil, Pastel

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Plein Air Painting Workshop Directory & Master Schedule
Michael Chesley Johnson

"I just wanted to tell you thanks so much for the wonderful plein air workshop in Sedona. It was everything I had hoped it would be. The instruction was very valuable and I will practice it regularly to improve my paintings. Thanks for keeping the class small so everyone could receive equal instruction. We couldn't ask for a better experience."

Scroll Down Below and Click on Locations for More Detailed Information
Please note that the workshops below on Campobello Island and in Sedona AZ
have detailed information at the Paint Campobello and Paint Sedona web sites.

Are you new to plein air painting?
If so, I strongly encourage you to take my online plein air painting course. It's only $15 and includes a downloadable text and several helpful videos for you to watch!

Christmas, Holiday or Birthday Gift Shopping? Workshop Gift Certificates are Available!

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2014    
December 22-24, 2014
(3-day, Mon-Wed)
Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona - 1 space left All Media All Levels
December 29-31, 2014
(3-day, Mon-Wed)
Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona - 3 spaces left All Media All Levels
2015      
January 20-23, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona - ADV COLOR All Media Int/Adv/Retreat
January 27-30, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media Int/Adv/Retreat
February 3-6, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media Int/Adv/Retreat
February 17-20, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona - waiting list All Media Int/Adv/Retreat
February 24-27, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
March 3-6, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
March 10-13, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
March 24-27, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
March 31-April 3, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona - waiting list All Media All Levels
April 7-10, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
April 14-17, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona All Media All Levels
April 25-May 2, 2015 Santa Fe, New Mexico - Painting Retreat waiting list   By Invitation Only
May 6-8, 2015 Gig Harbor, WA - Northwest Pastel Society Pastel All Levels
July-September, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
June 30-July 3, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
July 7-10, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
July 14-17, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
July 21-24, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
July 28-31, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello- 1 space left All Media All Levels
August 4-7, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
August 11-14, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
August 18-21, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media All Levels
August 24-28, 2015 Doug Dawson Mentoring Workshop All Media Mentoring Only
September 1-4, 2015 Campobello Island, NB - PaintCampobello All Media Int-Advanced
October 6-9, 2015 Acadia National Park, ME All Media All Levels
October 17-24, 2015 Sedona Plein Air Festival    
October 27-30, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
November 3-6 , 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
November 10-13 , 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
November 17-20 , 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
November 23-25 , 2015
(3 days, Mon-Wed)
Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
December 1-4, 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
December 8-11 , 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
December 15-18 , 2015 Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
December 21-23 , 2015
(3 days, Mon-Wed)
Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    

December 28-30, 2015
(3 days, Mon-Wed)

Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
2016      

January-April, 2016

Sedona, Arizona - PaintSedona    
April 10-16 , 2016 Albert Handell Mentoring Workshop Oil/Pastel Int-Adv
June 12-18, 2016 Scotland All Media All Levels
September 26-29, 2016 Acadia National Park, ME All Media All Levels
October 6-8, 2016 Crawford Notch, New Hampshire (AMC Highland Center) All Media All Levels

July-August, 2016

Campobello Island, NB - Paint Campobello    

What to Expect
In the all-level workshops, Michael focuses on fundamentals for painting outdoors - how to begin, how to proceed and how to finish. He'll show you how to capture the moment quickly and effectively but without sacrificing mood and magic. The workshop will include demonstrations but also plenty of time for student work plus group critiques. Advanced workshops are customized more to students' needs and can also include mentoring. Whatever the workshop, Michael gives personal attention at the easel, complete with helpful tips and suggestions. You can expect an intense but very rewarding time!

Past students! Need a critique?
I will critique two of your paintings via e-mail for $50.
Get valuable feedback after you've taken a workshop with me and have had a chance to put your new skills to work!

Workshops for Art Organizations

2015

January 2015 - April 2015 Paint Sedona Workshops back to master schedule

During this period, Michael is teaching workshops from his studio in Sedona, Arizona. For more information on Paint Sedona workshops, visit www.PaintSedona.com


May 6-8, 2015: Gig Harbor, WA - Hosted by Northwest Pastel Society back to master schedule

Michael will teach a three-day pastel and oil studio workshop for the Northwest Pastel Society in Gig Harbor, Washington, in conjunction with his judging the NPS's 29th Annual International Exhibition.

Price: $350 NPS Members/$400 non-members. For details and registration, contact: Jo Ann Sullivan 360-710-2217, sullivanjm1@msn.com


July-August 2015: Paint Campobello Workshops back to master schedule

During this period, Michael is teaching workshops from his studio on Campobello Island, NB, Canada, and in Lubec, Maine. All media, all levels.

For more information on Paint Campobello workshops, visit www.PaintCampobello.com.