May 16 - 17 2022


9:30 am - 4:30 pm



516TH-W: Portrait in Watercolor with Ted Head


Workshop is Cancelled

Level: Experienced Beginner – Intermediate

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This 2-day watercolor workshop will be fun and informative, as you learn how to paint a portrait, using Ted’s five “C’s” to achieve dramatic paintings. You’ll paint a bearded, weathered fisherman in a wool cap, exploring textures, skin tones, and balancing warms and cools to achieve a dramatic portrait. Drawing skills lacking? Not a problem as you’ll be tracing your subject onto the paper, allowing for more time to work on learning some wonderful new techniques. Come take your painting to the next level!  Ted keeps the class light and informal, does short demos along the way, and is always encouraging his students to improve their skills, and above all…have fun!

Workshop Teacher

  • Ted Head

    Inspired by a trip to Vienna, Ted Head began painting in 2001. In May, 2006, American Artist magazine featured Ted’s work and the story of his successfully launching into watercolor. He was later published in the best of watercolor series, SPLASH 11 and SPLASH 16, the Best of America Watercolor Artists & Artisians, as well as several other publications, and is a Signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society.
    Ted has also won over 60 awards and a dozen “Best of” and 1st place awards for his oils and watercolors, and has become a popular workshop instructor and show judge. An avid kayaker, his paintings show a fascination with light and color, depicting nature’s beauty, wildlife, pets, and people.

    Artist Statement:
    I like to believe that when my brush dances between imagination and reality, something magical can happen. When it does, the emotional connection between me and my subject says it all. Design, values and color are the means to express a moment in time, captured in dramatic watercolor or oils. I’m blessed beyond measure to be an artist, and treasure every step in this journey.

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