A Shipful of Painters Danube River Cruise
Budapest to Passau : Sept 12-19, 2025
Featuring 6 Master Painter Tour Leaders:
Brienne Brown, Dan Marshall, Grahame Booth, Keiko Tanabe, Ron Stocke, and Randy Hale
Join me for a luxurious 8 days and nights on the Danube – from Budapest to Bavaria – with stops each day to go ashore and either take guided tours with interpreters or paint an infinite variety of subjects. We have something for both painters and non-painting travel companions.
Find out more information about this cruise on my information page. Or, if you know you want me to sign you up - just click here and I'll start the process!
Painting Life Inside & Out in Watercolor
March 15-17, 2024
Cole Gallery, Edmonds WA
Join award-winning painter Ron Stocke for this fun and inspirational workshop! This class is perfect for students with some watercolor experience who are ready to learn Ron’s simple, direct painting techniques. Ron will show you the important steps in using watercolors to paint a range of subjects, from lively street scenes to glowing interiors. Learn how to start, develop, and successfully finish paintings, to achieve strong values and simplified shapes. The three-day format will allow all students to take home completed paintings of their very own.
The Urban Workshop
April 4-5, 2024
Idaho Watercolor Society, Riverside Hotel, Boise ID
The INSTRUCTOR will teach a 2-day urban workshop, at least part of which will be plein air instruction. INSTRUCTOR will supply to SPONSOR requested images of his work along with biographical information to be used in preparing and advertising the workshop before Saturday, February 3, 2024. Teaching hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a one-and-a-half-hour lunch break each day.
Painting the PNW
May 24-25, 2024
Seattle Co-Arts, Shoreline, WA
The Pacific Northwest is full of endless painting opportunities and in this 2-day workshop, Ron Stocke will show you his direct watercolor techniques on how to approach the different environments of the PNW.
We will be focusing on what makes the PNW such a unique place to live and create artwork in. Topics will include the incredible variety of skies we experience, the hustle and bustle of downtown Seattle, the magical landscapes, and of course the sea and sloughs that make this area of the country so beautiful.
To register, you must be a member of Seattle Co-Arts.
September 13th - 15th
Spokane Art, Spokane, WA
In this three-day watercolor class, Internationally known artist and author Ron Stocke will focus on the successful elements that make a good watercolor painting. Students will be encouraged to loosen up and paint with strong values while exploring limited color harmonies that add mood and excitement to their painting.
To register, contact Spokane Art Supply at their website (click here or the button below)
Interiors in Watercolor
June 7-8, 2024
Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR
In this two-day watercolor workshop, internationally known artist and author Ron Stocke will show students his techniques on how to create radiant light and mood in their interiors. Whether you are trying to create the intimacy of a small reading corner, or the awe-inspiring grandeur of a ballroom, students will be encouraged to keep their colors clean, their shadows strong and playful, and to not get bogged down by the details.