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Lorenzo Chavez - Bring Life to your Landscape Paintings
Lorenzo Chavez - Bring Life to your Landscape Paintings

Fri, Aug 02


Avon Gallery

Lorenzo Chavez - Bring Life to your Landscape Paintings

Learn to visualize the landscape in unique and exciting new ways while also honoring the traditions of the past. Join us for this 2-day workshop with Lorenzo Chavez! Advanced Beginner to Advanced artists are welcome to explore working with oil and pastel mediums.

Time & Location

Aug 02, 2024, 9:30 AM – Aug 03, 2024, 4:00 PM

Avon Gallery, 137 Benchmark Rd, Suite C2, Avon, CO 81620


About the event

NOTE: Workshop tickets will be available for purchase February 1st after 10:30am.

Lorenzo Chavez's art reflects his deep passion for the American West.  Lorenzo is a renowned fine art instructor and artist who has taught numerous workshops across the U.S.  He is represented by many prestigious fine art galleries including private and corporate collectors, both nationally and internationally.  Lorenzo participates in numerous fine arts events including exhibits and show openings including his solo exhibit "A Road less Traveled" drawing inspiration from the undisturbed colors of nature.

To learn more about Lorenzo and see his work go to the following:

When you sign up, please be sure to read the policies regarding cancellation carefully before submitting your payment!

Materials List:

Pastels - largest assortment of colors possible; Rembrandt pastels are a fine pastel to begin with; conte crayons, earth tones. A great pastel box for working in the field is the Heilman box

Paper - Bring your favorite pastel surface. I enjoy using Canson Moonstone and UArt 400 grit sanded pastel paper.  

Size recommended for studio classes: 16”x 20”- 12”x 16”

Drawing board –  Studio bring a larger size drawing board for 12x16-16x20 size pastel paper sheets.

French easel (Julian™) - half box. Your favorite outdoor easel.

Small sketchbook - 8 1/2 x 11 

Black broad tip marker

Masking tape - 1" –Scotch brand

Kneaded eraser

Paper towels –VIVA

Suggested Reading List

Elementary Principles of Landscape Painting

John F Carlson

Composition of Outdoor Painting

Edgar Payne

Gruppe on Painting

Emile Gruppe

Composition in Art

Henry Rankin Poore

Claude Monet Life and Work

Paul Hayes Tucker

Hawthorne on Painting

Charles W Hawthorne


Arthur Wesley Dow

Composing Your Paintings

Bernard Dunstan

The Elements of Drawing

John Ruskin

If you have questions about the workshop or the materials list, please call 970-471-0853. 

All inquiries during the month of May should go to


  • Lorenzo Chavez Workshop

    Seeing and Painting the Landscape in Unique Ways Oil and Pastel Medium

    From $280.00 to $300.00
    Sold Out
    • $300.00
      +$7.50 service fee
    • $280.00
      +$7.00 service fee
  • Waitlist Chavez Workshop

    Sale ends: Aug 03, 4:00 PM

    Waitlist - if the workshop is full but you are interested in taking it, please put your name on the waitlist. In the event of a cancellation, we will call people on the waitlist in order.




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