Upcoming 2015-16 Workshop Schedule

  • Watercolor Workshop – St. George, UT – “Red Rocks & Autumn Leaves”

    January 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - January 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    “Red Rocks & Autumn Leaves” – One of Roland’s favorite subjects, this watercolor workshop will teach you to see the values, edges, and shapes that define the red rock country of Utah. We will also explore using the negative painting technique to depict colorful yellow Fall cottonwoods an...

  • Watercolor Workshop – Ridgecrest, CA

    February 1, 2016 - February 2, 2016


  • Watercolor Workshop – St. George, UT – “Rustic Winter Scenes”

    February 11, 2016 - February 12, 2016

    “Rustic Winter Scenes” – Snow is a favorite subject of watercolorists. Learn to use negative painting and wet-into-wet techniques to create the softness and beauty of winter scenes in watercolor. We will explore the contrast of white snow on deep green pines, warm red rocks, and rustic barns....

  • All Media Painting Workshop – St. George UT

    February 25, 2016 - February 26, 2016

    Sponsored by the Southern Utah Art Guild. 9am to 4pm each day with hour break for lunch on your own....

  • Watercolor Workshop St. George “Big Skies and Deserts”

    March 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    Thurs–Fri March 3-4 “Big Skies and Deserts” – There is no place on earth that rivals the big dramatic skies of Southern Utah as they billow and grow above the expansive deserts of southern Utah. This workshop will examine the characteristics of skies, and the special techniques watercolorist...

  • Watercolor Workshop – Utah Watercolor Society

    March 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    For registration information contact: Colleen Reynolds colleencrbe @ q.com ...

  • Watercolor Workshop – St. George, UT – “Drawing & On-location Sketching”

    April 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - April 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    Thurs–Fri April 7-8 “Drawing and On-location Sketching” – Drawing is fundamental to all art. This class focuses on the most important elements in drawing, which are also the keys to making successful paintings. We will learn to see the effects of light and shadow to create mass and form. Rol...

  • Watercolor Workshop – St. George UT – “Plein Air Painting in Red Rock Country”

    May 5, 2016 - May 6, 2016

    “Plein Air Painting in Red Rock Country” – Painting outdoors can be both exhilarating and frustrating. While bugs and changing shadows create special challenges, being on-site gives the artist a perfect image to paint from. With a few tips you can get started on the right foot and find the sho...

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About Roland Lee’s Drawing and Painting Workshops:

With over 35 years experience, Roland Lee is one of today’s most successful watercolorists and sought-after art workshop instructors. As a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Roland has conducted workshops throughout America, helping hundreds of artists bring their art to a higher level. He has also written articles for “The Artists’ magazine and “The Drawing Board” magazine.

Experience Levels: All Roland’s workshops are intended for painters with some previous watercolor experience and a knowledge of basic watercolor painting techniques. You don’t have to be a pro, but we do want you to feel comfortable. No specific paints or materials are required. Just bring what you like to use. A suggested materials list can be found below.

What to expect: Typical classes consist of teacher demonstrations, powerpoint presentations, and actual student painting time under Roland’s supervision. Classes will be mostly in the studio, with some short outdoor sketching trips to learn to see in nature. At least two plein air outdoor painting workshops are offered each year in southern Utah’s spectacular National Park country.

Meeting Times: Classes generally meet from 9am to 4pm each day with a 1-hour lunch break (on your own).

Tuition and Cancellations: The Class fee is due at reservation. You will receive a full refund if cancellation notice is given 30-days prior to class time. No refunds for cancellations will be given after that time. Be sure to contact individual workshop sponsors for specific registration information.

Download Spring 2016 St. George Workshop Descriptions

Watercolor Painting workshops materials list

Art Supplies – A list of the materials I personally use

St. George UT Workshops: The St. George UT workshops will be held at A Passion for Painting Studio at 310 E. Tabernacle, St. George, UT. Only 8 students are accepted. Hours are 9am to 4pm each day. Cost $175 paid by credit card at time of registration.
Contact Becky Whitney to register: 435-628-5890

Schedule a Workshop in Your Area: If you are interested in hosting a workshop in your area contact Roland Lee via email.

Private Lessons: Roland Lee offers a few private consultation/ lessons each year. These are held in his own private studio and include a 3-hour morning session or afternoon session for $250 per session.  Contact Roland directly via email for more information on private instruction.

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