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Updated 3/25/12

Elin's Workshop Dates for the Future

Covid has derailed all in-person workshops for the time being. 

March in California 

April in California 

May in Florida

October in Georgia 

Florida, Ocala

Workshop registration is available.

Ocala, Horse Capital of the East.

Please contact Kathy Camara, who is hosting this workshop, to be placed on the waiting list when this workshop opens. In 2010 we had a full house, so please plan early if you want one of the spots.

Please contact Kathy in Florida right away!

This is the infamous COLOR BOOT CAMP where you'll learn the Color System in and out, with five FULL days of painting seven different times of day in landscape painting, lectures and slide shows in beautiful Florida!

Artists have done as many as ten paintings each in five days during Color Boot Camps. You learn to paint all times of day and all lighting situations in a comprehensive lesson format that fills every workshop Elin teaches.


North Georgia Mountains, near Dawsonville, Georgia

Five-Day Workshop Basic Training and Rebooters

- Basic Training: intensive introduction to the Color System, painting the different times of day
          - ReBooters: CBC returnees who wish to refresh and pick up the finer points of the Color System

Held on an 800 acre farm in North Georgia! Dates are firm!

Judi Evans is the contact person for this workshop. This workshop is OPEN for requests to join. Email the registrar to request a space (if available).

January 2011 - This workshop is FULL with a waiting list.

Five-Day Workshop Advanced Color Boot Camp 

Prerequisite: must have had at least two CBC workshop experiences or demonstrate advanced color knowledge with portfolio submission of three recent works.
               New format: independent challenges using the Color System, elements and principles of design, with coaching and critiques – and whatever new instruction Elin throws our way!

Held on the 800 acre farm in North Georgia! Dates are firm!

This workshop is OPEN for requests to join. Email the registrar to request a space (if available).

Riverside, California, Three Day Condensed Color Boot Camps

This COLOR BOOT CAMP Workshop is held in Elin's studio (see below) in Riverside, California. Includes three full days of instruction, lunches, demonstrations, critique and THE COLOR SYSTEM. Very full days of painting, cameraderie and spot-on instruction in Elin's Color System are the content, plus lectures in the theater. "You'll paint your socks off!"

Studio Entrance

You can find out more by clicking HERE.

Recent Boot Camp Graduates with samples of their work