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2-Day Workshop in Palatine, IL

9:30AM - 4:00PM

October 18 and 19, 2018

This workshop meets at Tony's studio in Palatine. Class size will be limited to 6.

This workshop will focus on architectural landscapes and details. Tony will demonstrate and provide the photo materials for painting.

Students must provide their own painting materials.

Armendariz Studio
2000 N. Lexington Dr.
Palatine, IL 60074

Register at tony@armendarizart.com.

Classes in Downers Grove, IL

Tuesday mornings, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
7 weeks

Starting September 4, 2018

This class meets in Downers Grove, IL at the St. Luke Presbyterian Church in Downers Grove (near Good Samaritan Hospital).

Tony will provide three lessons to follow along with the class. Students bring their own painting projects to work on the other weeks.

Students must provide their own painting materials.

St. Luke Presbyterian Church
3910 Highland Ave
Dowers Grove, IL 60515

Register at tony@armendarizart.com.

Classes in Naperville, IL

Wednesday mornings, 9:00AM - 11:30PM
6 weeks

Starting September 12, 2018

This class meets at the Naperville Art League.

This class is for artists that have a basic familiarity with the medium and are ready to do more. We will focus on some of the more advanced techniques including layering, color mixing and detail handling while painting a variety of subject matter including landscape and architecture. Portraiture may be addressed if there is an interest. Tony will supply photo reference for lessons and provide instruction. Students will also be encouraged to bring their own materials for reference. Critiques will also be provided.

The Naperville Art League
508 N. Center St.
Naperville, IL 60563

Register at naperartleague@aol.com.

Private and semi-private instruction is also offered. I hold classes in my studio in Palatine and in other locations depending on availability. Please contact me for details. tony@armendarizart.com.


Some of the demos and classroom exercises I have worked on.

Armendariz painting materials now available on Amazon!

Here are the Jack Richeson & Co. watercolor set of brushes, Quiller paints and a palette I recommend for getting started with painting watercolor. I also recommend these materials as a good starting point for using in my workshops.

Learn more about the Quiller watercolors here
Learn more about Quiller palettes here. In my studio, I use the porcelain palette. On the road, I opt for the plastic version.
Order here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BNX8TB3
Note: You may see a message on Amazon saying "Temporarily out of stock". Just ignore that message as they are in stock.



Try these synthetic brushes out for long lasting watercolor painting. I use these brushes exclusively now. From Jack Richeson & Co., these are the Signature 9000 Series round and flat brushes.

Learn more about these brushes here.

Order here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C94F22P.

Note: You may see a message on Amazon saying "Temporarily out of stock". Just ignore that message as they are in stock.

armendariz brushes

Instructional Videos

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