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Carolyn Lord Master Artist Workshop

Tuesday, October 22 at 9:00 am - Thursday, October 24 at 4:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the work of CAC Signature Artist Carolyn Lord and take the opportunity to learn from this Master Artist in a three{3} day watercolor workshop in the area of beautiful Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley(exact location will be posted soon).

Learn from a watercolor master in this informative and intensive, on-site three(3)-day workshop experience! Included will be demos, talks, instructional sessions and maybe a peacock or two as Carolyn shares her techniques and processes in creating her wonderful watercolor paintings. Instruction will be from approximately 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day at a special location in the Pasadena/ San Gabriel Valley area. You really don’t want to miss this very special workshop opportunity! RSVP today!

All skill levels are invited.




October 22, 2024:

Morning indoors: organize and fill the watercolor palette; discuss pigment selection; plein air painting equipment.

Afternoon: painting demonstration: selecting motif; equipment set-up; discussion of drawing, composition, painting strategies, light and shadow.

October 23, 2024:

All day: students do a morning painting and an afternoon painting; receive individual instruction throughout the day.

October 24, 2024:

All day: students do a new morning painting; receive individual instruction.

Afternoon: painting demonstration, students can share their work if they want, no formal, final critique


Parking is free and all location entry fees will be included in the workshop price

Lunch: bring beverages and refreshments


Workshop Details:

Dates: October 22, 2024 to October 24, 2024
Location: Beautiful Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley(exact location will be posted soon)
Cost: $450



If you have any questions, please contact Gary Spisak, the CAC Director of Artist and Education Programs at

gary@californiaartclub.org  or  programs@californiaartclub.org



Artist Biography:

A “plein air” artist since college, Carolyn Lord early career was influenced by the 20th Century California Watercolor Style of Millard Sheets and his peers which featured bold color and strong design. Her recent watercolors and oils often include aspects of Tonalism and Impressionism.

She is inspired by the California’s vernacular architecture, landscape, and gardens. Lord’s paintings can be seen in galleries, in invitational and juried shows. Magazine articles and podcasts highlight her working methods and career.

Full Bio HERE


Tuesday, October 22 at 9:00 am
Thursday, October 24 at 4:00 pm
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California Art Club


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Artists, Artist Members, Associate Artists, Mentorship Program, Out-of-State Artists, Signature Artists, Student Artists
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