Workshops

For a detailed list of upcoming events, visit the VAST Events Calendar.

Listed below are the next upcoming workshops. To view more workshops please go to the Events Calendar. To view more information about the workshop please click on the workshop name.

That’s Not Watercolor” Watercolor Workshop – Oct. 2 – 4, 2023

“Attending a Randy Meador watercolor workshop is like drinking from a fire hydrant.”

Randy Meador brings his high-energy, unorthodox workshop “That’s Not Watercolor” to The Visual Art Society of North Texas (VAST), Monday, Oct. 2 – Wednesday, Oct 4, 2023 for a few days of fun and will forever change how you view watercolor and maybe art altogether. His wild workshops are always full.

Randy says, “This workshop can at times resemble a stage show or stand up routine, and it’s a lot of fun. You will not be bored, but I’m serious about watercolor, and I’m VERY serious about breaking folks free to paint like their hair’s on fire.”

And this workshop is designed to do just that… forever break bad habits and free artists from lifeless, dull, or timid watercolors. He also reveals secrets most professionals don’t know… secrets hard-won in the valleys and peaks of life. He coaches with a special blend of humor and virtue…and on occasion, a little “crazy.”

Randy strongly urges oil and acrylic artists to attend. He says, “When you can create vibrant watercolor, you then have the ability to make quick, accurate, and confident decisions. When you paint decisively, you can do anything… and in any medium… including three dimensional.”

Who comes to That’s Not Watercolor?

“Evidently everyone,” says Randy. “At almost every event, I have an attendee who has no art experience at all. They come because they heard it was fun and wanted to try it, often with friends. On the other hand, I’ve been shocked at, and humbled by, the number of full-time artists who attend. And often it’s the  first-timers that understand my techniques before full-timers.”

Randy Meador is a celebrated Western Artist from Saint Jo, Texas. He is known for his stunning oil paintings, watercolor, and monument sculptures. Randy actively supports US veterans and their families.

“As a cowboy, I’ll forever be a greenhorn and I’m still a pretty sorry hand, but I hope I can fill a small role in telling part of the story that makes the American West touch something deep inside our collective psyche, that place where we are all cowboys.” – RKM