Learn to “see like an artist” by taking one of Paul Oman’s workshops. Quickly develop or strengthen your abilities in drawing, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, and oil painting.

Paul offers various workshops throughout the year both to gain a general understanding of foundational skills and to focus on particular subjects and approaches.

Skills you can learn or develop

  • Finding SUBJECTS to paint
  • Seeing and understanding VALUES
  • Creating a strong COMPOSITION
  • Understanding and maximizing the use of COLOR
  • Drawing lines, shapes, relationships, values, & unifying the whole
  • Painting LIGHT & SHADOW
  • Painting LANDSCAPES, CITYSCAPES, SEASCAPES
  • Learning how to create the illusion of atmospheric perspective & depth
  • Painting various lighting situations (side, overhead, back, rim, front, low, reflected, nocturnal, artificial)
  • Using abstraction to enhance representational
  • Plein air (on location)
  • How to simplify complex scenes to create focus & drama
These workshops become rich times of learning, experimenting, and meeting new friends with both similar and varied interests. Your eyes, mind, and heart will be opened as you see the world in a whole new way with Paul Oman.

Upcoming Painting Workshops

December 2019
06 December 2019
ArtZ Gallery, 208 N Keller Av
Amery , WI 54001 United States
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Watercolor Card-Making for the Holidays Workshop – Amery, WI – ArtZ Gallery

In these fun mini-workshops, Paul will show you how make your own greeting cards in watercolor. He will show you that you cannot mess this up, no matter what your ability level!  So come, the coffee will be on, and let's enjoy! Paul will provide blank cards, watercolor paper, transfer tape for mounting, & envelopes.  […]

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January 2020
09 January 2020
ArtZ Gallery, 208 N Keller Av
Amery , WI 54001 United States
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Watercolor Workshop – SEEING & PAINTING VALUES – ArtZ Gallery, Amery, WI

ONE-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Paul Oman All mediums welcome.  Paul will demonstrate in watercolor, but concepts are transferrable. Thursday, Jan. 9th, 2020 - SEEING & PAINTING VALUES - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020 - STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPOSITION & DESIGN - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 2020 - PAINTING 2-AGAINST-1 VALUE PATTERNS - 10a - 4p Thursday, Feb. 6th, […]

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16 January 2020
ArtZ Gallery, 208 N Keller Av
Amery , WI 54001 United States
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Watercolor Workshops – STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPOSITION & DESIGN – ArtZ Gallery, Amery, WI

ONE-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Paul Oman All mediums welcome.  Paul will demonstrate in watercolor, but concepts are transferrable. Thursday, Jan. 9th, 2020 - SEEING & PAINTING VALUES - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020 - STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPOSITION & DESIGN - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 2020 - PAINTING 2-AGAINST-1 VALUE PATTERNS - 10a - 4p Thursday, Feb. 6th, […]

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23 January 2020
ArtZ Gallery, 208 N Keller Av
Amery , WI 54001 United States
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Watercolor Workshop – PAINTING 2-AGAINST-1 VALUE PATTERNS – ArtZ Gallery, Amery, WI

ONE-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Paul Oman All mediums welcome.  Paul will demonstrate in watercolor, but concepts are transferrable. Thursday, Jan. 9th, 2020 - SEEING & PAINTING VALUES - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020 - STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPOSITION & DESIGN - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 2020 - PAINTING 2-AGAINST-1 VALUE PATTERNS - 10a - 4p Thursday, Feb. 6th, […]

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February 2020
06 February 2020
ArtZ Gallery, 208 N Keller Av
Amery , WI 54001 United States
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Watercolor Workshop – PAINTING DRAMTATIC, EMOTIONAL SKIES – ArtZ Gallery, Amery, WI

ONE-DAY PAINTING WORKSHOPS with Paul Oman All mediums welcome.  Paul will demonstrate in watercolor, but concepts are transferrable. Thursday, Jan. 9th, 2020 - SEEING & PAINTING VALUES - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020 - STRENGTHEN YOUR COMPOSITION & DESIGN - 10a - 4p Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 2020 - PAINTING 2-AGAINST-1 VALUE PATTERNS - 10a - 4p Thursday, Feb. 6th, […]

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10 February 2020
CESA #11, 225 Ostermann Drive
Turtle Lake, WI 54889 United States
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Turtle Lake, WI – CESA #11 Sweet 2B Me Event

Painting workshops with students all day!  This is the second year for this event, with students interested in learning the skill of painting.

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