Let's get out and paint.
It will be good for your soul after being cooped up for so
long...

We paint to let our souls know that we are listening.

ABBEY ART WORKS

Congratulations to Lyn Taylor's  Plein Air students - look for their exhibit of Abbey Landscapes in our Gallery!
Thanks to Alan & his workshop students for a successful four days!

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Lyn Hill Taylor's 8 week Oil & Water Plein Air Session  in April & May 

The Abbot's Garden May 2021  by Pat Helm
 

Alan Flattmann  Summer Classes
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The Blanchard Boys  Pastel

Portraits
by Lyn Hill Taylor

 

Working From Life

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Custon Exercise for Emma Jennings

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Pat Helm, Private Class- Plein Air

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For More options, scroll down to Lyn Taylor. 

Drawing   Painting   Etching   Art History   Realism   Abstraction   Printmaking   Oil Painting  Still Life

 

Watercolor  Acrylics   Manuscript Illumination   Landscape   Still life   Portraiture 

Online Registration Now Open
 

Below - Click on the instructor's name to see what is being taught now.

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LeonARDO'S Legacy
AAW Signature Class
Required for Beginning Students

Next Offered in Fall 2021 

3 Day Workshop October 2021
Begins Again in the Fall 2021
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Advanced Still Life
Spring 2021
postponed 
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Thoughtful Isolation Project
Exhibit and Party
November 2021

Wrapping Up
 the Thoughtful Isolation Project-

After covid.

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Lyn Hill Taylor
Schedule
Private Lessons
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Alan Flattmann
Summer Classes
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Artist Retreat
August 2021

 

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Pastel   Oil   Watercolor

 
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Alan Flattmann
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Phillip

Sage

 

Printmaking

Classical Copperplate Etching

 
Etching
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Student Work 2020
 
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Robert

Labranche

Mixed

Media

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the Soul

8 week sessions
Fee- $300

postponed

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One session consists of Four Consecutive Saturdays

1 pm - 4 pm

 

Advanced Still Life

with

Auseklis Ozols

Enough said.

Begins Saturday April 10, 2021

1 pm - 4 pm

$1,200

Limited to six participants.

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OPEN STUDIO 

 Monday Afternoons

Sign up now.

 

Postponed until Fall 2021

Jaclyn
Warren

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Private Instruction 

Lyn Hill Taylor

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#9 Illustrate & Illuminate

#2 Beginning Drawing

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#7  Plein Air

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#3  Intro to the
Artist's Palette

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#10 Perspective for
Landscape Painting

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#4 Magic Mixing

#8 Advanced Drawing

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#6  Pen line & Watercolor

#5  Advanced Color
Theory and Practice

#1  Portfolio Consult

Take Your Pick or Mix and Match
Private In-Studio or Online Learning

Because learning is never one size fits all.

 

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Call 985-789-6889 or email at info@abbeyartworks.com

 

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Like no other art class you have ever attended.

Leonardo's Legacy: Painting, Science, and The Life of the Soul

Offered in the Fall of 2021
email www.info@abbeyartworks.com">www.info@abbeyartworks.com to join the waiting list

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

Chryl Casso Corizzo

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Casso

Corizzo

 

October 2021 
A  3 - Day Workshop

 
 

October 4 - 8, 2021
$875 per person;
$200 deposit required

 

Beautiful on-site accommodations, world-class artist- instructors,  excellent meals, the beauty of the Abbey grounds and the welcome of the Monks.

What's not to like?

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A beginner? Can't draw a straight line?

No matter. You dont have to. Really.

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Alan Flattmann Workshop

Plein Air at
The Abbey  

 Email www.abbeyartworks.com to be added to the wait list for the next workshop.

2021

Annual Artists' Retreat

August 23 - 27

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Billie Bourgeois


Art History Interludes- 

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Join the St. Luke Guild.

Join the Guild!!

Jason Berry book signing.

Jason Berry, Author, speaker at 2019 Arts at the Abbey.

Exhibit by Nancy Tigert of her paintings of Fontainebleau Part shown at Arts at the Abbey Day 2019.

Nancy Tigert, artist exhibitor at 2019 Arts at the Abbey Day. Started at AAW as a beginner.

Phillip Sage, acknowledged Master Printmaker, instructs Br. Leo Franca, O.S.B. in the rudiments of the etching process.

Open Studio Mondays

An opportunity for self-directed students to work in our studio without instruction.

St. Luke's Day 2017

On October 18, the feast day of St. Luke, of each year we celebrate the arts with Lecture & Luncheon.

Learn to Let go & Open Up

Leonardo's Legacy Introduction Class student, Laura Robert, showed great courage and confidence in her first painting. The exercise was to use one set of complementary colors and show a light source.

Abbot Justin Brown, O.S.B.

Steadfast supporter of the arts and friend to all at Abbey Art Works.

Painting As Symbolic Narrative

Lyn Hill Taylor, AAW Artist is working on a series of charcoal, graphite, and etched images.

Leonardo's Legacy

.."I shall not refrain....from offering a new form of contemplation." wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his 'Treatise on Painting'.

Color Your World

Finally a class where the truth about color is told! The nature, history, and use by painters of the colors we thought we understood. Mixing paint will never be difficult again. Legacy Plus Module 4 Starts May 16

Benedictine Monk

Theophilis Presbyter, ( first half of 12th century) Benedictine monk who wrote thr first important treatise on painting, glass-making, and metalwork. Theophilus was probably the pseudonym of the goldsmith monk Roger of Helmarshausen. ...credited with inventing oil painting. From: Theophilus Presbyter in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages »

AAW Students at Their Easels

AAW is for those who always wanted 'to give painting a try'. Perhaps now - as an avocation or a retirement activity, is the time/

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Carolyn LeBlanc, Wildlife Art

Award winning pastellist teaches the details of representing wildlife and domestic animals.

Working primarily in acrylic paint, the student explores mark making.

Alan Flattmann, Instructor

Nationally recognized Master Pastelist offfers Landscape and Portrait Instruction year round.

Phillip Sage is known worldwide for his depictions of life in the city of New Orleans. teaches etching in AAW Printmaking Studio.

Robert Labranche, Instructor

Drawing From the Soul

The AAW Pioneers

Some of the first students at AAW- dedicated, successful and appreciated!

AAW Rose Window

Designed by Lyn Taylor with Abbot Justin's approval to use the Abbey's rose window and arch format to literally 'reflect' how the arts and the contemplative live compliment one another.

Beginners are a specialty!

We are on hand to greet and help you>

Students at work.

Our home on campus.

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Abbey Art Works

Saint Joseph Abbey

Covington, La. USA