Upcoming WorkShops

    • Thu, February 22, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sat, February 24, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • 26002 Budde Rd, TheWoodlands, TX, 77381


     Wildlife,Nature and Texture in Acrylic:

    A Workshop with

    Wildlife Artist Vickie McMillan-Hayes

    Happy Holidays from Vickie! 

    As her special gift please enjoy a $65 discount on her workshop if deposit is made by January 24th!

     In McMillan-Hayes workshop, discover approaches, techniques and texture for creating dynamic wildlife paintings from concept to completion. Students will  learn how to take a reference photos and edit to create the best; form, composition, design and color to create drama, how to see values, and the importance of light.  

    We will also discuss an element of contemporary realism often neglected: texture. Texture is all around us in nature.  We will discover how to recreate and apply texture in appropriate places for the most dramatic effect using a variety of techniques.

    February 22-24,  9am - 4pm

      $425.00 WAL members, $475 for WAL non-members

    $100 non-refundable deposit due by January 10th. Full payment due by February 15.  

    For more information please visit Vickiemcmillan.com, questions 404-771-8084

    To reserve your place please register and pay deposit online or by check made out to Woodlands Art League

    P.O.Box 7234The Woodlands, TX 77387

    Vickie (McMillan) Hayes
    Wildlife Conservation Artist and 
    Collaborative Community Public Installations 
    vickiemcmillan@mac.com vickiemcmillan.com 

    2016 Artists for Conservation International Exhibition
    2015, 2014 The Hunting Art Prize finalist 
    2015-2016 Texas Commission on the Arts, Approved Touring Roster Artist 
    2013 Safari Club International Houston Artist of the Year 
    2013 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival People's Choice Award for Best Artist 
    2011 Houston Safari Club Artist of the Year

    Several works done by Vickie as solo works or as a collaboration can be seen at TheWoodlands Mall Inspiration Gallery. Her large scale murals can be viewed in the Woodlands Texas Children's Hospital.


    • Sat, March 03, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Studio in the Woods, 26002 Budde Rd,77380
    • 11

    Landscape Painting with Collage and Mixed Media 

    with Liz Hill

    Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 10 AM-4 PM

    Location: WAL Studio, 26002 Budde Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381

    Price: $75 per person; WAL members 10% discount if $25 deposit received by February 22nd General Meeting. Pay online or send check made out to Woodlands Art League, to WAL Workshops, 26002 Budde Rd, The Woodlands,TX, 77380

    The focus of this workshop is a finished, well constructed landscape using non-traditional techniques and materials. 

    You will need to bring a favorite photos for inspiration (Liz will have some) but your painting will be more meaningful if you depict places that you know and love!

    Bring any watermedia you may have (watercolor, acrylic, watercolor or water soluble crayons, watercolor pencils).  We will probably use all of it. Liz will bring collage papers, if you have any you like, bring it. You will need matt gel for gluing. You may work on 1/2 sheets of watercolor paper - (approx 11X15)  or canvas close to that size. Larger sizes allowed but may be more difficult for beginners to work with. Watercolor paper will be available for  Some prefer larger, which is fine, but more difficult to deal with.  Liz will bring hotpress watercolor paper for $5 a sheet if you need some.

    Contact Liz if you have questions at   Lizhill4u@aol. com

     Liz has been painting and drawing since high school She attended the Los Angeles Art Center School studying commercial art. She later moved to Texas and  continued to pursue her fine arts career while attending the University of Houston. After living, painting , and teaching in the Woodlands for fifteen years, she recently moved into Houston to be more active in the art scene there. She loves to workin mixed media, teaches and enjoys all kinds of water media.

    Liz is always open to questions about her work and techniques and loves sharing her knowledge with fellow artists and students at workshops and demonstrations.

    This workshop is for adults 18+


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