2022 LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOPS. Two 3‑Day inten­sive paint­ing classes.



WHEN:  July 12th, 13th and 14th  2022. (The June work­shop was moved to these dates because of Covid.) 

  We will meet at the Cogswell’s Grant,  60 Spring Street, Essex MA. This is a His­toric NewEng­land prop­er­ty and has  won­der­ful fields and stone walls, a farm­house and inter­est­ing barns, and gar­dens and trees.

WHEN:   Sep­tem­ber.   There will be a sec­ond one in Sep­tem­ber 6, 7 , and 8 but the loca­tion will  be in Glouces­ter. I will let you know as soon as I have found a great place with the ameni­ties that we need.


GOALS For Both Work­shops: Work on at least one paint­ing from start to fin­ish on mul­ti­ple days with guid­ed instruc­tion along the way. Paint­ing  land­scapes in this way, over con­sec­u­tive days, will help you to pro­duce your best work to date and you may find that you com­plete 2 or 3 fresh new oil paintings.

STRUCTURE: I will paint a demo on the first morn­ing so that all of you will be able to see how I approach lay­ing in a land­scape as well as answer ques­tions as I paint.  I have learned a lot from watch­ing oth­er artists at work and I think you will find it help­ful. After my demo we will take a break for lunch then each of you will set up and work on your own paint­ings as I give you guid­ance as you go along. There may be time for 2 paint­ings in the after­noon if the weath­er is nice — I’m hap­py to stay as long as you like.

You can paint one-shot oil stud­ies on the next two morn­ings depend­ing on the day. After lunch you will work on your after­noon paint­ings and this can be very excit­ing because its usu­al­ly where you start to see real progress! (the sec­ond day on the same paint­ing). Every­thing is pret­ty much in the cor­rect place so now we are get­ting the val­ues right and pay­ing atten­tion to col­or. I will rotate around the group coach­ing as I go, giv­ing you tips and strat­e­gy to pull off a win­ning painting!

The third day will be pret­ty much the same but at some point we will all get togeth­er and have a cri­tique ses­sion where we look at all the work and dis­cuss what we have accomplished.

COST of 3 day work­shop: The cost is $300 for the 3 days. This cost includes the demos and hands-on instruc­tion as you paint for the 3 days. I ask for half in advance to hold your place and the rest when you arrive. 

If you have any ques­tions please call me at 617–285-8313.  When you are entered into the work­shop I will send a sup­ply list and oth­er details.

Please send checks to hold your place  or we can use Ven­mo or Pay­pal. Con­tact me if you want to use one of these.

Sam Vokey

PO Box 5284

Glouces­ter, MA 01930

Look­ing for­ward to paint­ing with you!


Sam Vokey