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Burt Silverman's 14th Annual Hudson Valley Workshops

15th annual Hudson Valley Workshop with Burton Silverman

Dates to be announced in February!


Situated on 10 beautiful acres in the scenic Hudson Valley, Mr. Silverman will conduct two workshops from his country studio on (to be announced). Each workshop will be limited to 10 students only. The programs will consist of intensive 5-day morning drawing class and afternoon painting class with models, both indoors and out.* The curriculum will center on the figure and also specifically portraiture, but no area of pictorial concern is excluded.  All mediums will be welcome (pastel, acrylics, w/c, etc.). Landscape opportunities are also available both on the property as well as for the more adventurous souls, at places nearby. 

            Where: The studio is located 60 miles north of New York City and about 10 miles from the Hudson River. It is most conveniently accessible by car (though rail travel from NY on the Central Hudson Commuter line is available).** There will be people attending the workshop who have cars and with whom one can share a ride. Commuting is possible though not advised since a full days involvement is enough to do without commuting. Full directions will be made available upon signing up. If you have transportation difficulties please inform us and we will try to assist you. For those who wish to Google our location, the workshop address is:

31 Blueberry Lane
Stormville, NY 12582
#(845) 221-4119

             Class Hours: A full 6 hours from 9:30 AM to 12:30 and 2 to 5 PM. The morning classes are in drawing only with the afternoon for painting in all mediums.

             Tuition:  The cost of each workshop is $1,500 with a $300 non-refundable deposit. Please pay by check or PayPal. PayPal address is bpstudioe@aim.com. Please make checks payable to Silverman Studios, Inc. and mail to the address in the 'registration' section below. Food and lodging are the responsibility of the attendee (see suggestions below). Class size will be limited to 10 people on a first come basis.        

            Accommodations: The Royal Inn (845-227-7700)*** is a nice motel located about 3 miles from the studio and has modestly decent accommodations at very reasonable rates (last year: $55 per night w/queen bed, TV and saunas). There is a diner attached to the motel (it's actually quite good!) and a BBQ restaurant next door along with other decent eating places all over the area. There will be a class dinner party on (to be announced). The Silverman Studio has a pool on the property for all who wish to relax after class, so bring a suit just in case.

To Register: for the Silverman workshop please send your name, address, phone number and a $300 deposit (non-refundable unless we can not accommodate you) to: Silverman Studio, 324 W 71st Street, NY, NY 10023; with final tuition payment due by (to be announced) .  If the classes are oversubscribed (over 10 students), you will be put on a waiting list for possible cancellations and/or your deposit will be refunded. We only accept registratnts with at least a year or two of prior formal training or experience with other high level instructors (some exceptions are possible upon review). Further information, including materials for the course, personal accoutrements (such as easels, seats, etc.) will be sent later in the spring.

For further info or questions email bpstodioe@aim.com    

*Participants will be sent full instructions on materials and course procedures by (to be anounced)
**Detailed travel info with maps will be sent to all students upon enrollment.
*** We will make arrangements with the Royal Inn to reserve space for participants, so don't call them to confirm your status until June 1st at the earliest.