Watercolor Holiday Cards with Wayne Spradley

Back by popular demand, Wayne Spradley returns to Forstall Art this October for a holiday themed watercolor workshop. An Alabama native, Wayne is recognized worldwide for his exceptionally beautiful and atmospheric watercolors, winning over 300 major awards throughout his 45- year career. Wayne will demonstrate splattering, wet-in-wet, and other loose, painterly techniques that he has become known for. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a local expert and create beautiful one-of-a-kind holiday scenes for your loved ones. Lunch is provided!

Level 2: Intermediate – Assumes the student has some experience in the medium. Reviews basic techniques and offers individual assistance but moves at a faster pace.

Watermedia, Mixed Media and More With Carol Rankin

Come create with us! Join us for this fun hands-on demo as we explore watercolor crayons and pencils, gouache and watercolor, and water-soluble graphite. Learn how each type of water media can assist you in developing your own artistic style and vision. You won’t want to miss out on this exciting event! Sponsered by Caran d’Ache, M. Graham, Faber-Castell, ArtGraf, Sakura, Yupo, Fabriano, and Strathmore. Each registered attendee will receive a complimentary gift and be entered to win a Koi Watercolor Set valued at $100.00! $15. Call 205.870.0480 today to register!

From the Field to the Studio with Bill Farnsworth


Join Bill Farnsworth for a three-day oil painting workshop exploring both plein air and studio practices. Spend a day outdoors as Bill demos and shows you how to choose, edit, and capture the essence of a scene in plein air. Back in the studio for the following two days, you will learn how to get the most out of your studies and photographs. Bill’s unique teaching style will give you lots of one- on-one attention while working from the inside out with three main values.

Level 3: Advanced – For students with a good working knowledge of the medium and techniques. Not a beginner course. Individual assistance is offered. Moves at a fast pace.  Class starts on October 11, 2018 and runs from 10am to 4pm Thursday/Friday/Saturday.