Conferences & Workshops

Lisa Cyr Mythical Figure Painting

NEW ONLINE WORKSHOP: Experimental Figure Painting in Mixed Media by Lisa L. Cyr

NEW ONLINE PAINTING WORKSHOP: Experimental Figure Painting in Mixed Media with Lisa L. Cyr  This highly informative online workshop will explore experimental approaches to figure painting in thematic settings using a mixed-media approach. Both two-dimensional  and three-dimensional techniques will be covered, including employing alternative working surfaces, transparent and opaque painting techniques, texturing the surface with...

New Webinar: Painting the Mythical Figure in Mixed Media! by Lisa L. Cyr

Mixed Media Fantasy Art Workshop This highly visual presentation will take the viewer on a fantastical artistic adventure! Utilizing innovative two-dimensional and three-dimensional mixed-media techniques, the webinar will cover how to paint the fantastical figure in an imaginative environment. Topics will include character development using props, costumes and models, employing theatrical color schemes, painting...

Mixed Media Techniques Workshop at The Norman Rockwell Museum! by Lisa L. Cyr

Mixed Media Techniques Workshop Looking for inspiration? Explore the dynamic world of mixed-media art during this exciting two-day workshop with accomplished artist, author and educator Lisa L. Cyr. Experimental Painting: Inspirational Approaches for Mixed Media Art will investigate exploratory methodologies, techniques and approaches in mixed-media art. Throughout the highly visual, hands-on workshop, many exciting...

NEW ONLINE WORKSHOP: Mixed Media Mentorship! by Lisa Cyr

New Online Mixed Media Workshop with Lisa Cyr Do you sometimes feel that all you need is just a little assistance and guidance in order to help you make the leap to working as a professional artist? If so, then this new online workshop from Artist’s Network University is for you! This four week...

Birgit O'Connor workshop

Workshops 101 by Jessica Canterbury

Painting Workshops Painting workshops provide good opportunities to challenge yourself, but choosing which ones to attend may seem intimidating. There is an overwhelming number of painting workshops available, covering a variety of subjects and mediums. In “Workshops 101” Watercolor Artist managing editor Jessica Canterbury offers suggestions for selecting instructors, what to bring, workshop etiquette,...

Mixed Media in New York City! by Lisa L. Cyr

Mixed Media Techniques Events If you are in New York City or plan to be there in March, I have several mixed-media events and a workshop that may be of interest to you! Start the weekend off at The Art Students League of New York with a two day workshop that will get your...

Lisa Cyr Mist mixed media painting

Creative Explorations in Mixed Media: 2D, 3D and Beyond! by Lisa L. Cyr

Lisa Cyr Mixed-Media Workshop If you love mixed-media and want to move your work into the three-dimensional realm, this online workshop is for you! Invigorate your work in the new year with The Artists Network University’s online class with Lisa Cyr called Creative Explorations in Mixed Media: 2D, 3D and Beyond!  It starts on...

Digital Book World Early-Bird Registration Ends Tonight!

Hey there, AMO fans. The 2014 Digital Book World Conference + Expo takes place January 13-15 in NYC. This is the world’s leading source of news, analysis and education on digital publishing in all its forms. Attendees will spend two days focused on concrete solutions to current publishing challenges, from working with retail outlets...

Assemblage Accents: Employing Faux Finishes and Patinas by Lisa L. Cyr

Assemblage accents can provide a unique three-dimensional addition to any mixed-media painting. The sculptural presence, textural finishes and custom patinas make an assemblage accent a desirable element for the mixed-media milieu. In my paintings, I like to use vintage as well as newly repurposed accents, incorporating metal, plaster, clay and wood in unique combinations....