Lisa Ober Workshop

September 13, 14 and 15, 2024

Lisa Ober 5
Lisa Sunflowers


Lisa just can’t stay away from her favorite place to visit! She wants to share all the exciting things she is doing and she wants you to join the fun! Date: September 13-15, 2024 ,106 S. High Street, St Paul’s Heritage Center, Edinburg, VA.

If you like color and realism, you’ll love this class! Lisa Ober, Master Pastelist, will take you through still life painting from A to Z. She will discuss planning subject

matter that is contemporary and unique to you. She will discuss ways to set your compositions apart from the crowd, so your paintings will be fresh and innovative. From sketch to signature, you’ll learn all the tools you need for wildly successful paintings, including Lisa’s hot tips and tricks for everything from metal to glass.

Lisa loves still life painting and she also loves teaching artists. Expect to get plenty of attention and personal guidance, so you leave the workshop with confidence and motivation to do more.

Artists will follow Lisa’s step-by-step approach using a provided reference, so the class can stay on pace and all topics can be covered thoroughly.

Topics to be covered:

  • Surfaces for success
  • Choosing a subject
  • Creating your own voice
  • Exceptional composition
  • Lighting the subject
  • Tips for working from life and reference photos
  • Pastel brands that work for you
  • Finishing touches to find your “style”

If you have taken a Lisa workshop before, you may use your own reference

(see NOTE below*). Either way you’ll have a great foundation for creating amazing still life paintings at home.




How Do I Get in On the Fun?

  1. Sign up for the workshop!
  2. If Painting from your own subject matter (landscape or other) email your reference to Lisa at at least 4 weeks prior to class for review and approval. She wants to help you have a successful painting and your reference is crucial, especially clarity and lighting issues.
    3. Watch your email inbox for a reply from Lisa. She wants you to be successful so it's important you have a great reference and Lisa will give you feedback. If your reference isn't ideal for class Lisa will let you know.

Lisa will assist each student as they work. You will get plenty of personal attention! Are you a little fuzzy on the steps Lisa follows as she paints? Don't worry, she will review those throughout the workshop.

For photography tips, a supply list, some information about using printed photos or tablets during class, and the form to upload your photos, visit this link:

Impress yourself, your friends, and your family! Sign up early to secure your spot in this fun workshop!

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