Richard Stephens


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Workshop & Demonstration with Richard Stephens


  Lighten Up / Loosen Up with Richard Stephens

3 days

Monday - Wednesday

March 12-14, 2018

10:00am - 4:00pm


All Skill Levels


Cost for Workshop: $425 Art Center Sarasota Members/$465 Non-Members


Demonstration: Sunday, March 11, 2018, 1-3pm, $20 Members/$25 Non-members/Free to workshop participants


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When you take a Richard Stephens workshop you will be exposed to three main things.
Informative technical information sprinkled with humor, entertaining and educational painting demonstrations and lots of one on one time with Richard as he helps you through your individual painting process. Richard has a true passion for watercolor and enjoys the opportunity to share his knowledge and experience with students of all levels.
A Richard Stephens workshop is informative, challenging and fun. It is not about competition or turning out a great painting during the workshop. It is about being exposed to a process of watercolor painting that has been successful for him and perhaps some of that process finding a voice with the students and their work.


March 12-14, 2018

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March 11, 2018


Tickets can be purchased over the phone and at the door.  

$20m/25nm/free for Stephens' workshop participants 


 About the Artist:

imageA native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Richard Stephens earned a Bachelor's Degree in Art from the University of Central Arkansas in 1969. After serving in the Army as an Illustrator, Stephens began his professional career in 1971 with a design firm in Little Rock, Arkansas. Having been introduced to the medium in college, Stephens's re-discovered transparent watercolor in the early 90's. He quickly garnered a reputation nation wide for his confident, loose, impressionistic paintings. His works have won awards in numerous national competitions and he has earned signature member status in several major Watercolor Societies.
For the past 17 years Stephens has shared his passion for the medium by conducting painting workshops around the country. The son of schoolteachers, Stephens' comfortable personality and easy style is well adapted to the classroom.
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