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Erin Gafill

Erin Gafill

Erin Gafill
is an award-winning painter, writer, and teacher with deep roots in California's art history. She is co-founder of the nonprofit Big Sur Arts Initiative, founding member of the Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association, and author of Drinking from a Cold Spring, A Little Book of Hope.

The Passion of Painting: Finding Your Creative Center

Jul 13 - 18 Begins in 2 months
with Erin Gafill with Tom Birmingham

When faced with a blank canvas (or page), we need the intention to create, an inspirational idea, and the courage to begin. During this hands-on painting workshop, you’ll explore a variety of practices, mind-sets, and methods that will give you a “way in” to executing your own work. In a safe and non-judgmental environment, you’ll have the chance to play with multiple art-making methods including collage, color-field painting, drawing, sketching, and uncensored writing.



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