Tad Retz Painter

Chittenango Creek, NY Workshop

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Chittenango Falls State Park
2300 Rathbun Rd
Cazenovia, NY 13035
$75.00 USD Workshop ticket
Tad Retz Chittenango Creek, NY Workshop
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Join Tad Retz for a day of multiple painting demonstrations and critiques. Tad will demo at one of his favorite painting locations close to home in Central New York. All Attendees will have the opportunity to paint and receive helpful advice and tips. This workshop will be focused around the idea of painting natural, organic scenes composed of rocks, trees, and running water with a simple set of materials and simple mindset.

This will be an intimate, personal workshop where questions and answers will be contemplated and tested in unique ways. We will experiment with multiple approaches to painting and push the fundamentals that have taken artists centuries to refine.


-The day will be split in two, separated by an hour long lunch break around 12:00.

-The wrap-up time for the day (5:00) is flexible.

-Pack a lunch and wear appropriate clothing and footwear

-Size: No more than 15 people

-My Materials list is very lenient. Bring what you like!

-We will meet at the Chittenango Falls State park then drive to the painting spot downstream.

-Emails will be sent with more information


color, value studies, value structure, edges, small studies, temperatures, drawing, color relationships, limited color.


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