Watercolor Workshop with Lady Jill at Hope Valley June 5-8

June 5, 2017
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Tahoe Culture Lady Jill

In celebrating her 40th Art Anniversary this year, “Lady” Jill Mueller is also celebrating the four decades of love she has for Hope Valley and the surrounding areas.

Mueller will conduct watercolor workshops at Sorensen’s Resort in Hope Valley June 5-8, 2017.

Jill loves to teach others the exciting art of transparent watercolors and she couldn’t think of a better place to do it than Sorensen’s Resort. With this glorious winter, the scenes around the valley promise majestic snow covered peaks and a lush spring like no other.

Join the excitement of painting on location with Lady Jill Mueller at 7,000 feet in the High Sierra. Your paintings come to life as you come alive embracing the spring air. The aspen groves will be popping into brilliant green at this time of year. And enjoy the camaraderie in the afternoon around the cafe fire. The class starts Monday morning on location with a demonstration and class participation. Daily classes are from 9 AM to 1 PM. Locations vary, such as Hope, Faith and Charity Valleys, and picturesque Sorensen’s Resort.

For more information and to sign up for this superb class, please email Jill at www.ladyjill.com.  For lodging, please call Sorensen’s Resort at (800) 423-9949.

Lady Jill Mueller will demonstrate her method of painting trees, rocks, clouds, layering washes, and how to correct and finish those troublesome paintings. Bring your own supplies and problem paintings and fire away!

About Lady Jill:

Lady Jill’s painting philosophy is based on her love of nature – being there as one, allowing the world to go by – hence she almost never puts people in her paintings, as she wishes the viewer to be the only one there.

Lady Jill was born in 1944 in Los Angeles, California. From an early age she was influenced by her mother, also an artist and the art community of Laguna Beach. She took every art course throughout her early schooling years, and then went on to major in art at several southern California colleges. During these years she was awarded a scholarship to the Laguna Art School.

As she grew up, Jill was always drawn to the peacefulness of being in nature. Moving away from southern California in 1971 allowed her to explore the Sierra Nevada mountains that she grew to love. In 1983 Lady Jill moved from California to the eastern Sierra, to live in Nevada close to the great, rugged mountains.

In 1980 she began to teach watercolor both to private students and during plain air watercolor workshops throughout the eastern Sierra. In 1993 she had her first class at Blackcraig Castle in Scotland and has been teaching there once or twice a summer since. Annually she teaches in Virginia City, Nevada and Rock Creek and Hope Valley, California. Occasionally she offers classes at her studio.

Featured painting by Lady Jill:  Hope Valley