Posts Tagged: workshop

Happy New Year! Robyn Ryan Art 2014 Outlook

VA Artist Robyn Ryan Acrylic & Transfer "Bee Study I"

My last post was a review of 2013, this post will highlight my major goals for my artistic adventures in 2014.  The bar has been set high from last year and I’ve already laid an “enthusiastic” plan for 2014.  I have settled on 5 major focus areas:

1)  Make more wonderful art!

~ … Read more »

August Sculpture Workshop – The Dragon Riders!

Clay sculptures of dragons and a horse

My fourth sculpture workshop for the Virginia Equine Artists Association (VEAA) on August 10 and 11 was an adventure!  My equine focused participants ended up not being able to attend so instead the dragons came!

The objectives of my workshops are to:

~ make the process clear and logical to create a foundation of understanding… Read more »

Mission Accomplished! Watercolor Workshop went GREAT!

VEAA Watercolor Workshop with Robyn Ryan

It was a privilege to work with three very talented artists this Saturday at the VEAA Watercolor Workshop.  Each had clear objectives for the day and achieved them with flying colors… literally!   Each participant had either no experience with watercolor or had been away from the medium for quite awhile.

Watercolor can be a challenging… Read more »

20 July 2013 VEAA Robyn Ryan Watercolor Workshop

Four Carriage Horses Trotting


Robyn Ryan Watercolor Workshop 20 July 2013 Hosted by the Virginia Equine Artists Association (VEAA) 11″ x 15″  Watercolor ~ Private Collection 9:30 – 4:30 Saturday, 20 July 2013 The Backdoor Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

So many people have told me they believe painting in watercolor is so hard!  Its true working in watercolor is… Read more »

June Sculpture Workshop was a Blast!

VEAA June 2013 Sculpture Class

We sure had a super time at the Virginia Equine Artists Association (VEAA) sculpture workshop last weekend!  Thanks Debby Thomas for hosting us in your studio!  I had four students which was perfect for the private studio setting.

We started with discussing the entire process from armature to casting in bronze (or Resin).  The remaining… Read more »

Another Fabulous Intensive Studies Seminar in Taos!

Taos Mountain

I believe this was my eighth year attending the Intensive Studies Seminar in Taos, New Mexico.   My Fredericksburg, VA studio-mate (at the time) and her daughter had attended and shared the flyer with me several years ago.  Not sure what it was that motivated me to travel so far from home for two weeks to… Read more »

1-2 June 2013 Sculpture Workshop

Robyn Ryan Teaching Sculpture Workshop

Announcing the 3rd VEAA Hosted Robyn Ryan Sculpture Workshop,  1-2 June 2013

Link to Workshop Flyer ~ Sculpture Workshop with Robyn Ryan June2013

Are you ready to bend some wire and push some clay? Don’t let the idea of three dimensions intimidate you… This will be a very practical and down to earth… Read more »