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Landscape Painting Class at Plaza Mar 13 – April 17, 2020

Join me for my intermediate 6-week long landscape course in both acrylic and oil painting at Plaza Art Supply in downtown Nashville. We will meet on Friday mornings from 9-12 to learn about many aspects of acrylic and oil painting with the focus on landscapes. We will discuss, for example, the materials we use in acrylic and oil painting, composition, perspective, color mixing, trees, water and water reflections, rocks, clouds and skies, textures, mediums, glazing and more. This is meant for students who have some experience painting.

I will use my knowledge as both a GOLDEN Acrylic Educator and a Gamblin Dedicated Instructor to teach you about how to get from A -Z with painting a landscape. Please register with me: rachael@rachaelmccampbell.com. I look forward to painting with you!

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Women, Come Paint With Me in Santa Fe, Sept. 17-25, 2020

Ladies, have you ever wanted to stay where Georgia O’Keefe painted — on the ranch where she lived? Well, this is your chance. Join me for 8 nights (or more if you do the extended spa retreat) of art, art and more art in the gorgeous and inspiring environs of Santa Fe, New Mexico. We will stay in Santa Fe for 3 nights, tour the Georgia O’Keefe museum, see the famous galleries of Santa Fe, shop, go see Pueblos and their pottery, then stay at and paint at Ghost Ranch for 5 nights. On our way back home, if you want to join us for 2 more nights, we will stay at a fabulous resort/spa for some down time and relaxation in natural spring waters before heading home.

I am still working out all the details and will get a price for this trip soon. But if you are interested, please let me know so I can add your name to the list. Space is limited. This will be either a private or double occupancy experience so let me which you might prefer so I can hold you a room. All details and the flyer on this trip will be posted soon. I can’t wait!

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6-Week Acrylic and Oil Painting Landscape Class at Plaza, Jan. 15 – Feb. 19, 2020

Sign up now for my next 6-week long landscape course in both acrylic and oil painting at Plaza Art Supply in downtown Nashville. We will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9-12 to learn about many aspects of acrylic and oil painting with the focus on landscapes. We will discuss, for example, the materials we use in acrylic and oil painting, composition, perspective, color mixing, trees, water and water reflections, rocks, clouds and skies, textures, mediums, glazing and more.

I will use my knowledge as both a GOLDEN Acrylic Educator and a Gamblin Dedicated Instructor to teach you about how to get from A -Z with painting a landscape. Please register with me: rachael@rachaelmccampbell.com. I look forward to painting with you!

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3-Day Cold Wax Medium Workshop in Nashville, Jan. 24,25,26, 2020

Painting with Gamblin’s Cold Wax Medium is becoming a very popular method with artists all over the world. In the process of painting with Cold Wax, artists can build layers of paint on paper or panels, add textures, use printmaking techniques, create mark making with charcoal, pencils wax pencils, incorporate powdered pigments, R & F paint sticks, oil tube paints, draw with paint sticks or use solvent for reductive techniques along with scratching and digging techniques when the wax is dryer. You can even use these materials on top of acrylic bases and textures. The applications are numerous and highly creative.

This class, taught by Rachael McCampbell, is for beginners or intermediate level artists who want to learn about the many amazing things you can do with Gamblin’s Cold Wax Medium and oil. This process of painting lends itself beautifully to abstraction or representational art. If you like to experiment with painting techniques that can surprise and delight you, then you may want to try Cold Wax and oil. It can be used in a thin, spare way or as a thick impasto.

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Comments after the Cold Wax Medium Workshop at The Vienna Arts Society – September 2019

Rachael Teaching Cold Wax Medium Workshop in Vienna, VA at The Vienna Arts Society, Sept. 2019

I want to share some comments from the last workshop I did at The Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA. It was a lovely group of dedicated artists who were very excited about Cold Wax Medium and oil. I will return for a week-long workshop where we can really go deeper. I’m looking forward to it!  Thank you fellow artists for your supportive comments!

“This workshop was so enjoyable – nobody wanted to leave!  I learned so much and will continue working on abstract compositions. I loved abstracting my landscapes and the cold wax added so much to the painting. I definitely will continue learning, working and experimenting with this medium! Love it!  Hopefully you’ll come back up to teach!”  NS

“Rachael, as a teacher, you are so patient, kind, and inspiring!  You challenged us in ways I have not worked in years with my own art!  I am so proud of the work I created- even if it isn’t quite there yet!  I am so grateful for your guidance and positivity about our work.  i know that the learning I experienced will carry over into my teaching and I am even more grateful for that!!  Thank you a million times and I hope you come back for a week in the summer… when I can attend! :)”    PC

“And may I also say what an extraordinary teacher Rachel is!  She is SO talented and such a terrific teacher.  She was so accommodating to each of us and met us where we are in our artistic journey.  She patiently answered every question and made such insightful suggestions.  I can’t wait to take another glass with her.”  SH

“Rachael, thank you for a great workshop!  I keep staring at my work, itching to carry it forward, when I’m not thinking “Wow!  I did THAT?!  ME?!“ What a crazy cool medium.”    MS

“Your workshop was informative, inspiring, and fun, and I appreciated your generosity in sharing your knowledge and insights about the cold wax process, and painting and design. I do hope that I am able to take another workshop or class with you! “ LM

“Rachael, thanks so very much for teaching  us so many new techniques using cold wax and oil. Your class was interesting , fun and so inspiring. Thanks again for giving us your all!” HL

“Still reveling in all the “learning” from your class this weekend. You are a fabulous teacher and can’t wait to take another class with you!!”   SH

“Thank YOU Rachael! I learned so much and was so grateful to be able to try so many different techniques in such a short amount of time.”  KL

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Come Paint With Me! Aug. 30 – Sept. 28th at Plaza in Nashville!

Hello Painters!  Do you want to grow as a landscape painter and find your voice?  Come paint with me for 5 mornings at Plaza in Nashville. This is a class to study the landscape but also to go deeper as artists — to take your painting to that next level. Individual critiques and meetings about your work is part of this class. Contact me with any questions about this course and come have FUN WITH ART!

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McCampbell Teaching 2-Day Cold Wax Medium Workshop in Vienna, VA

Flyer for McCampbell’s Cold Wax Medium Workshop with the Vienna Arts Society in Vienna, VA September 28-29, 2019

Join me for a 2-Day Workshop exploring all the fascinating things you can do with Cold Wax Medium by Gamblin!

Cold Wax Medium is a wonderful product that lends itself to creating many beautiful effects with with oil paints. We will work on painting abstracts and/or abstracted landscapes. I will demonstrate the many different ways you can apply Cold Wax medium from layering, to printmaking techniques, to carving back in — reductive techniques and more. You can achieve a wide range of surfaces from mystical, atmospheric paintings to bright, highly textured paintings.

Gamblin is generously supplying  the oil paints and cold wax medium materials we will use for this class. Other materials needed will be emailed to you upon registration. This class is $300 and you can register with The Vienna Arts Society–email:  artcenter@ViennaArtsSociety.org.

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Intermediate to Advanced Oil Painting Class, Aug. 30 – Sept. 27, 2019

“A Passionate Belief” 36″x 36,” Oil Panel by Rachael McCampbell © 2018

Fridays, 9 am to Noon, August 30 – September 27, 2019

$300

5-week class

This course series examines landscape painting in oil and will include demonstrating various painting techniques, exploring mediums, glazing, cold wax medium, etc. with the intent to push your individual styles and take you to that next level as an artist. Group critiques and one-on-one discussions with each artist are included. Intermediate to advanced oil painting experience required. (To understand your painting level, feel free to contact McCampbell.) Rachael leads painting workshops in the US and Abroad. Her work is collected both nationally and internationally.

For more information or to register, email rachael: rachael@rachaelmccampbell.com or call her studio: 310-569-8040.

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The Atmospheric Landscape – 2-Day Workshop July 13/14, 2019

Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm, July 13/14, 2019

$225

2-Day Workshop at Plaza Art Store, Nashville, TN

This workshop examines landscape painting in both acrylics and oil with a particular focus on the atmospheric landscape and how to create “mood” with color, mediums, brushes/tools, composition etc. All skill levels are welcome but some painting experience is preferred. Rachael leads workshops in the US and abroad. Her work is collected both nationally and internationally.

For more information and to register, email Rachael at rachael@rachaelmccampbell.com or call Rachael at 310-569-8040.

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6-Week Atmospheric Landscape Class April 24 – May 29, 2019

 

“Let All The Trees Sing For Joy” 24 x 36″ w Oil on Panel by Rachael McCampbell

Wednesdays, 9 am to Noon, April 24 – May 29, 2019

$325

6-week class held at Plaza Art Store, Nashville, TN

This class examines landscape painting in both acrylics and oil with a particular focus on the atmospheric landscape and how to create “mood” with color, brushstrokes and mediums. All skill levels welcome but some painting experience is preferred. McCampbell leads painting workshops in the US and Abroad. Her work is collected internationally.

For more information and to register, email Rachael at rachael@rachaelmccampbell.com or call Rachael at 310-569-8040.