I have an INCREDIBLE selection of workshops for you to choose from next year and hope you will consider joining me in 2016 somewhere in the world~ whether it’s the USA, Australia or Europe, I know you will be surprised at how much fun you will have and won’t believe how simple and enjoyable it is to discover (or rediscover) your creative side!
As an international art educator, I often spend more than 75% of the year on the road and across 7 or 8 countries. Earlier this year, my mixed media workshop was hosted at Ruth Ellen Hoag’s Whistle Stop Art Studio in lovely Santa Barbara, California. I had a chance to chat with her at the end of our weekend.
It is always a big journey to get from point A to point B when you are crossing time zones, international date lines and battling jetlag but let me tell you its worth it when you finally arrive! PARIS is divine and we are having particularly spectacular warm and glorious weather~ punctuated by the fact that it was Winter in Australia when I left and quite cold and frosty. So now that I am here I will give you some travel tips that may save you some time, money and headaches when you are coming on a painting holiday. I hope my experiences will give you some ideas of what to expect, what to avoid and what to do to make your life simpler.
Georgia Mansur’s eloquent quote on cultivating creativity is displayed with one of her nautical-themed paintings.
How to enter the sweepstakes: When: Contest starts on April 23, 2015 and ends at midnight on May 3, 2015. How: Comment with your favorite (#1 – 6) painting from Georgia’s latest paintings from her Carmel and Monterey workshops. What’s the Prize: a random winner will win an iPhone 5 cover featuring original art by Georgia Mansur. […]
The value of painting with friends can not be overestimated ~ it is time well spent in my opinion. I had a great day painting in the Blue Mountains yesterday with my fellow Australian Urban Sketcher friend, Jane Blundell. Perfect temperature for painting outdoors and lots of fun ‘talking shop’. We spent some time enjoying […]
Howdy everyone! I am going to be giving you a little demo of the same subject done in both watercolour and acrylic so you can see how I handle them differently. But first~Exciting News to share with you! Exciting News to share with you! I am featured on the cover of Australian Artist magazine, April […]
by Georgia Mansur Work in Progress~ Toned Canvas, blocking in the major shapes and darks. ‘Like in LIFE, if you get your values right, the rest is easy!’ First of all lets talk about VALUE ~ some artists refer to this as TONE and it can also be referred to as TONAL VALUE…. now that […]
‘Arty’ & Professional Fine Artist/Golden Artist Educator Georgia Mansur http://www.georgiamansur.com After my last post on packing and traveling tips for artists/students going on overseas adventures, I am following up with an article on which palettes, paints and break through technology I use ~ AND the reasons why I think you are going to like […]