Robert Burridge ISAP, PWCS October
2008 (Five Teaching Days)
Painting and Collage
Returning for the 2nd year to Dillman’s
Creative tearing and paint splashing starts off this all new “Loosen
Up Workshop.” Also you will learn how to begin a new fresh body of work
with your own artistic voice and point of view. Think “artist retreat,” producing
a body of work, a series of paintings or your conceptual solo show. Robert,
along with his famous daily handouts, demos and lectures, helps and guides
you to paint the way you have always wanted to paint. Daily you can expect
warmup paint sketching, brief painting and lecture demos, constructive critiques
and plenty of time to work on personal projects. Come prepared to paint your
This highly energized painting workshop emphasizing loose and creative experimentation.
Expect an intense, concentrated and lively workshop where you will create many
works of art using spontaneity for maximum effect. "It’s Like 4
Years of Art School!" In just a few days you will know more than most artists
about color, composition and your painting intentions. Burridge’s popular “Loosen
Up” workshop nurtures individual success and personal enrichment with
a big emphasis on daily painting projects at your own pace. It is stress-free,
but be warned; you could end up with too much enthusiasm for painting. Burridge’s
flagship workshop offers a variety of painting subjects for everyone. This
workshop is designed for the professional painter who is stuck in a style,
as well as for the novice who wants to conquer their fear of painting.
with small 6”x9” multiple warm-up painting exercises
up to larger-format paintings, Burridge’s positive approach towards the
act of painting will inspire you to loosen up, have fun again and paint more!
His critiques are famous for “how to look at your own work” and “where
do I go from here?” This workshop has become a must for artists who want
the confidence and permission to paint the way they have always wanted to paint.
Students will take home preprinted notes of useful and need-to-know information.
A positive attitude is a must! Burridge’s newest color wheel technique
is also included.
Robert Burridge leads an exciting and lively career with an
impressive resume of credits to his name: He is the first artist featured on
Commuter Mugs; the Official Artist for the 2001 Sausalito Art Festival-- his
image, “Party of the Arts” was selected as the top festival
poster of the year by Sunshine Artist Magazine. As the Official Pearl Vodka
Artist, his “Three Cheers America” is featured on the hang tags
of every bottle. Burridge has just completed his 4th label for Pearl. Named
by the LA Times as one of California’s “Top Ten Emerging Artists”,
Robert is a winner of the prestigious Philadelphia Water Color Society Crest
Medal, previously won by Georgia O’Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth and Pablo Picasso.
Locally his work appears on two billboards on US Highway 101, touting the local
wine country. Hollywood has become another avenue for Bob; he has created 12
huge abstract paintings for a film “Dean Quixote,” and he is working
on illustrating a book written by one of the directors of the TV show “Just
Burridge was honored as the 1st Place Award winner for his
Abstract paintings at the prestigious “Affair in the Gardens,” in
Beverly Hills, California. Burridge exhibits his work in San Francisco, Sedona,
Raleigh, Mendocino, Maui, Australia and on Cruise Ships.
About his style of
painting, Bob says “Art should be an uplifting experience
and celebration of all that’s wonderful about life and its quirkiness!”
Studio: Something for all levels.
Workshop Fee: $550 + tax.
Room & Meal Fee: $433 + tax.
Class Fees Explained
"Pants on Fire"
"Flowers and Stripes"
Check-In to your unit
(check-in time is 3:00)
5:00 Welcome Reception
Monday – Friday 10/6–10/10
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Class in Session
4:00 Farewell Champagne Toast
Depart after breakfast (check-out time is 10:00)
Day students are
welcome to attend the Welcome Reception and Farewell Reception (included in
your package). You are also invited to join the class for breakfasts
and dinners (additional fee).
PAL’s (Participants at large) can vacation at Dillman’s
for $300, includes accommodations. Costs for breakfasts, dinners and receptions
Box lunches are available at Dillman’s for an additional fee.