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  1. ois Schroff - Ajijic, Mexico -- "I have always been attracted to works of art that carry hidden wisdom emanating from the brush of the artist. I continue to reach for creations representing more than can be revealed by the five senses. My desire as an artist is to find ways to bring to the viewer’s attention to the forces originating in the soul/spiritual world, which are then reflected into the material world –the interweaving of the rhythms of the Cosmic Breath." Lois Schroff, a Virginia native, decided in her forties to follow a lifelong desire to paint. Without a formal arts education, she began by taking classes in art history, drawing, pastel and oil painting and found her medium in watercolor. Looking for answers as to WHY anyone struggles to pursue the arts, Lois was more than satisfied by what she discovered in a book by Rudolf Steiner entitled: "The Arts and Their Mission." Seeking to learn about the potential healing properties of color led her to Europe and her mentor, Liane Collot d'Herbois, an artist and anthroposophic painting therapist. For over 25 years, Lois studied the unique Collot method of watercolor glazing that incorporates an understanding of how color becomes visible in the atmosphere of our planet and is based on the color theories of J.W. Goethe and Rudolf Steiner. Lois has exhibited widely in the US and her work is found in private collections in North America and Europe. She is the author of "Color - Its Relationship to Soul and Spirit", published in 2003. In 2005, Lois moved to Ajijic, Mexico where she continues to paint, give workshops and teach art to adults. In 2010, Lois produced a DVD, "Spirit in Watercolor, Goethe's Color Theory applied" - a step-by-step instruction and demonstration in veil painting. In 2012, her latest book, "Physical and Spiritual Experiences of Color" was published. Artist Lois Schroff will be demoing watercolors on March 16 & 17th at Galeria Sol Mexicano, #13 Colon in Ajijic
  2. The Lake Chapala Painting Guild Invites you to attend our upcoming show “Mexico Magic” Opening Reception Friday, March 17th from 6 to 8 PM Chapala Cultural Center, Antigua Presidencia Artists will be exhibiting a selection of their recent works that will be for sale. www.lakechapalapaintingguild.com and like our page on Facebook!
  3. Luis Gonzales Class is full, however, there are regular watercolor classes on Saturdays from 10 to 1pm with Miguel Nunez. Class is 150 pesos which includes a small sheet of watercolor paper. Bring your watercolor paints and brushes. The studio is well lit and a great environment . Miguel works in a wet in wet style and you do not need to know how to draw. He has pre-drawmn the subject and uses a light box so that you can trace the drawing at the beginning of the class. English and Spanish is spoken. Contact Casa Michin – Miguel Nunez (MIguel is also a member of the Lake Chapala Painting Guild) 333 952 2079 or email casamichin@gmail.com Studio is located on Los Angeles #63, Colonia Riberas del Pilar, Chapala, Jalisco
  4. Watercolor workshop with Renown Mexican Artist Luis Eduardo Gonzales M. March 6, 7, & 8, 2017 Price $2500 pesos ($1000 due February 25th) as prepayment and confirmation of attendance) Includes snacks and lunch each day Time 11-2, break and then 3-7pm each day Contact Casa Michin – Miguel Nunez 333 952 2079 or email casamichin@gmail.com Studio is located on Los Angeles #63, Colonia Riberas del Pilar, Chapala, Jalisco clase de acuarela guiada con el maestro Luis Eduardo Gonzales M.Comienza el dia Lunes 6 de Marzo de 11-2 por la mañana y lo retomamos el mismo dia de 3-7 en el Taller de Casa Michin.Costo: $2,500 (por persona)-cupo limitado -en caso de no juntarse el grupo necesario el curso sera cancelado- se tiene que apartar lugar depositando la mitad-incluye alimentos durante el curso-incluye material-pagina del Maestro invitado:http://www.fomentar.com/Jalisco/Enciclopedia/data/0383.html-contacto:migunf@gmail.com o casamichin@gmail.com
  5. Going to the coast; Barra, Malaque or La Manzanilla for the winter? Why not take a bit of a scenic tour and check out the art on display and for sale by the Lake Chapala Painting Guild. We are displaying our work at Chantli Mare Inn by the Sea from December 2016 to March 2017. The b & b and restaurant changes their gallery space regularly for different venues. Come see how our watercolours, oil and acrylic canvases look on their walls. They may just find their way into your space. chantlimare.com Contact: 333 105 8863 lakechapalapaintingguild.org facebook: @lakechapalapaintingguild
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