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"Rabbits and Blue Trees"
26" x 19.5" Colored Pencil on Rising MuseumBoard
by Bet Borgeson
See other works by Borgeson
on her bio page




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COLORED PENCIL COURSES

AND INDEPENDENT CRITIQUES
by Bet Borgeson


Work at a relaxed pace convenient for you
with motivation, structure, and feedback lasting for weeks.

Courses include hands-on assignments with personal mentoring instruction
and two illustrated critiques by Bet Borgeson.

Create and work in your own environment anywhere in the world.

"[Borgeson has] opened many doors of awareness for me...[Her] personal critiques are like nothing else I have experienced in my art education.  She evaluates on so many levels and knows instinctively what to suggest and yet encourages and reassures..."
JOANNE MEYER, Ohio





Online Course Schedule

About the Courseout the Course
Tuition
Starting
Date
CP 1

Getting
Started in
Colored
Pencil

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this course



Read About
Text - "Colored
Pencil for the
Serious
Beginner"

Color, control and versatility are the three most winning features of colored pencil--and they are also inexpensive to use.  Learn the fundamental techniques and principles you will need for mastering this incredible modern medium whether for fine art or illustration. Course material is fully applicable for portrait, landscape, still life, or any other genre you choose. This online approach includes lessons, hands-on drawing assignments, reading of text material, plus frequent interaction with Borgeson. You will also receive two private, frank critiques of your work by Borgeson.

Completion time is flexible but usually 7-8 weeks. 

Text Required: Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner by Bet Borgeson, and it is a Kindle book.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon receipt of your registration and tuition, we will email confirmation, orientation info and calendar, materials list, and instructions for accessing your course.

Course work by Marci Seyboth
Copyright 2016 Marci Seyboth

For examples of other participant's work completed in this course see
Student Gallery 1.

$190.


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your
course
anytime


About the Course
Tuition
Starting
Date
CP 2

Building
Color
That Works!



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this course



Read About
Text - "Basic
Colored
Pencil
Techniques"

Learn a natural and intuitive way to build color. This eye-opening course allows you to build color that can boldly project across a room or can be quietly complex and nuanced-filled. Using Bet Borgeson's straightforward and time-tested techniques can also bring a new spontaneity and vitality to your artwork. This innovative and exciting online method of teaching includes six weekly lessons, hands-on assignments, reading of text material, and additional personal instruction by Borgeson. Also included are two in-depth critiques of your work by Borgeson.

Completion time is flexible.

Skill level: Intermediate through advanced.

Text Required: Basic Colored Pencil Techniques, by Bet Borgeson, and it is in Kindle format.


PLEASE NOTE: Upon receipt of your registration and tuition, we will email confirmation, orientation info and calendar, a materials list, and instructions for accessing your course.


Course work by Cathy Heller
Copyright 2016 Cathy Heller

For examples of other participant's work completed in this course see
 Student Gallery 2
.

$190.


Begin
your
course
anytime

About the Course
Tuition
Starting
Date
L 1

Beginning
Landscape

Part 1 In The
Landscape
Series



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this course



This course is designed to offer a solid beginning in landscape. Artist/author Bet Borgeson, a master teacher of drawing and painting for over 25 years, will show you how to sort and edit nature's often overwhelming visual detail into dramatic compositions, how to mix color and use it to suggest three-dimensional form and space, and to address its basic issues such as equipment and materials, and whether and when to work on location or from photo references, and much more.

Our online format will include weekly lessons, hands-on drawing assignments, reading of text material, additional personal instruction by Borgeson, plus two private, frank, and fully illustrated critiques. Her online format allows you to set up a schedule that will work for you in your own environment. You may work en plein air or in your workspace for this course.

Prerequisite: A knowledge of basic colored pencil techniques. Completion time is flexible. 

Text required is Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner, and it is a Kindle book.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon receipt of your registration and tuition, we will email confirmation, orientation info and calendar, a materials list, and instructions for accessing your course.



Course work by
AnnKristin Eriksson

Copyright 2016 AnnKristin Eriksson

For examples of other participant's work completed in this course see Gallery 3.
$190.
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your
course
anytime

About the Course
Tuition
Starting
Date
L 2

Landscape
Using Photo
References
as Aids

Part 2 In The
Landscape
Series


Register for
this course

This course offers a fine-art approach to integrating a use of photo references (prints or transparencies) with natural freehand drawing for the creation of dramatic landscapes that avoids looking too photographic. Included in its online format will be six weekly lessons, hands-on-drawing assignments, reading of text material, and interaction with Borgeson, plus two private, frank, and fully illustrated individual critiques.

Prerequisites: A knowledge of basic colored pencil techniques, and some familiarity with the principles of landscape. Skill level: intermediate through advanced.

Estimated completion time is flexible.

Required text: Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner, by Bet Borgeson, and it's a Kindle book.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon receipt of your registration and tuition, we will email confirmation, orientation info and calendar, a materials list, and instructions for accessing your course.


Course work by Tracy Leuth
Copyright 2016 Tracy Leuth

For examples of other participant's work completed in this course, see
 Student Gallery 4.

$190.
Begin
your
course
anytime

About the Course
Tuition
Starting
Date
L 3

Expressive and Fantasy
Landscape


NOT MEDIA
SPECIFIC
Use any  medium that can be scanned

Part 3 In The
Landscape
Series


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this course


This course explores a realm of expressive and mind-filing art. Learn to express feeling and mood in your landscapes. Then go a step further by exploring how concepts of fantasy--earth, wind, and fire--can bring a new inventiveness to your artwork--whether for fine art or illustration.

Included will be hands-on drawing assignments, reading of text material, interaction with Borgeson, plus two private, frank critiques of your work. 

Prerequisite: Some familiarity with the principles of landscape. Completion time is flexible.

Required text: Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner, by Bet Borgeson, and it's a Kindle book.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon receipt of your registration and tuition, we will email confirmation, orientation info and calendar, and instructions for accessing your course.


Course work by Patty Halbeck
Copyright 2016 Patty Halbeck

For other examples of student work completed in this course see Student Gallery 5.
$190.
Begin
Your
Course
Anytime

NEW -- FOLLOW UP CRITIQUES FOR PREVIOUS STUDENTS OR OTHERS SEEKING PROFESSIONAL FEEDBACK
 
Questions? Contact Bet  
-  One full critique is $50. or 3 full critiques for $ 120.  REGISTRATION


Copyright 1999 - 2016 by Bet Borgeson. All Rights Reserved.
Reproduction in full or in part
for any reason is strictly prohibited.