Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Watercolor Workshop with Lady Jill at Hope Valley June 6-9

Posted on May 28, 2016
Filed Under South Tahoe Art Scene

Tahoe Culture Lady JillAre you frustrated with that watercolor painting, but don’t want to give up on the masterpiece underneath?

You’re in luck.  Plein Air artist Lady Jill Mueller will conduct watercolor workshops at Sorensen’s Resort in Hope Valley June 6-9, 2016.

Join the excitement of painting on location with Lady Jill Mueller at 7,000 feet in the High Sierra. Your paintings come to life as you come alive embracing the spring air. The aspen groves will be popping into brilliant green at this time of year. And enjoy the camaraderie in the afternoon around the cafe fire. The class starts Monday morning on location with a demonstration and class participation. Daily classes are from 9 AM to 1 PM. Locations vary, such as Hope, Faith and Charity Valleys, and picturesque Sorensen’s Resort.

Lady Jill Mueller will demonstrate her method of painting trees, rocks, clouds, layering washes, and how to correct and finish those troublesome paintings. Bring your own supplies and problem paintings and fire away!

When: June 6-9, 2016
Cost:  $345 guests; $395 non-guests (lodging and meals extra)

About Lady Jill:

Lady Jill’s painting philosophy is based on her love of nature – being there as one, allowing the world to go by – hence she almost never puts people in her paintings, as she wishes the viewer to be the only one there.

Lady Jill was born in 1944 in Los Angeles, California. From an early age she was influenced by her mother, also an artist and the art community of Laguna Beach. She took every art course throughout her early schooling years, and then went on to major in art at several southern California colleges. During these years she was awarded a scholarship to the Laguna Art School.

As she grew up, Jill was always drawn to the peacefulness of being in nature. Moving away from southern California in 1971 allowed her to explore the Sierra Nevada mountains that she grew to love. In 1983 Lady Jill moved from California to the eastern Sierra, to live in Nevada close to the great, rugged mountains.

In 1980 she began to teach watercolor both to private students and during plain air watercolor workshops throughout the eastern Sierra. In 1993 she had her first class at Blackcraig Castle in Scotland and has been teaching there once or twice a summer since. Annually she teaches in Virginia City, Nevada and Rock Creek and Hope Valley, California. Occasionally she offers classes at her studio.

Featured painting by Lady Jill:  Hope Valley


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