Workshops and Demonstrations

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SCVWS sponsors workshops, demonstrations, educational classes and tutorials throughout the year.  We welcome members and non-members to participate. For more information about any workshop or demonstration, click the "Current Workshops" link below.  For more information about our educational classes and tutorials, click the "Current Classes for Members only" link below. If you need further information, send an email to workshops email If you'd like to know more about joining SCVWS, vist our Membership Page as members get a reduced price.

Workshop & Demo Venue:  Workshops and demonstrations are held at the Historic Hoover Theater, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose, CA., unless the workshop and demonstration is held online.

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Registering for workshops

All registrations are on-line.  If, for some reason, you are unable to register for the desired workshop on-line, please contact the Workshop Registrar at for help you with your registration.

If you are not a member you can register by clicking the signup buttons on the current workshops page.  Members should register from the member home page in order to get the workshop at the member price.

Up until 60 days before a workshop members can secure a place by paying a deposit of $75 (members)  This option is not available for non-members.   After that you will need to pay the full amount.  Please note that the non-member workshop fee is the member fee plus a non-refundable $50.00, administrative fee.   

Please review the Workshop Cancellation and Refund Policy at the top of the Current Workshops page before registering for a workshop.

Recent Workshops Gallery


Michael Reardon, Watercolor Techniques, January 2020

Michael Reardon Workshop - Class

Jean Warren, The Abstracted Landscape, September 2019


2019 Warren

Derek Gores, Collage, June 2019


2019 Gores

Frank Francese, Painting Vibrant California Scenes, November 2018


2018 Carter

Carol Carter, Painting from the Heart, September 2018


2018 Carter

Lian Qun Zhen, Color Pouring and Blending for Exquisite Watercolor Paintings, June 2018


2018 Shen

2018 Shen

Floy Zitten, Perspective and Drawing Basics for the Painter, November 2017

2017 Zitten

Soon Y Warren, Vibrant Paintings, August 2017

2017 Warren

David Lobenberg, California Vibe, June 2017

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Paul Jackson, Painting the Transparency and Reflection of Glass, April 2017

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Michael Reardon, Watercolor Techniques: Painting Light & Color in Landscapes & Cityscapes, January 2017

Reardon workshop