Whether it is a luscious, textural painting commissioned of your beloved idea, placing it in that perfect spot in your home, teaching you the skills to paint, Carole Forêt is your connection.
GALLERY in HC Blake Art & History Center, Huntsville, Alabama:
2007 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35810
HOURS: MON - SAT 10-2 and BY APPOINTMENT
Carole Foret and Sara Beth Fair
Back together teaching after 10 years!
$495 per person
Limited number of participants for distancing - Covid Safe and Masks Required
Not sure how to take your painting to the next level? Afraid to express your true self on the canvas?
Besides the practical benefits of bringing together two teachers in a large gallery space,
the creative benefits produce exactly what is hinted at in the title of our workshop.
Opening Thursday – January 21
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Welcome Reception – “Addressing Our Fears and Seeing Like an Artist”
• Join us for a casual reception to get to know one another followed by a video presentation and demos
• For convenience, you should bring your supplies this evening
Day Two - Friday, January 22
9:00 am- 5:00 pm
“The Basics Fearlessly: Tools Not Rules”
• The day will be filled with demos, diving into the fundamental basics of painting, and most importantly tailoring them to your artistic sensibilities.
• We will have individual consultations during the day, to help you determine your painting goals for the workshop.
• This day will focus on values, color and expressive brushwork. Expect to paint a lot of canvases.
Day Three – Saturday, January 23
9:00 am- 5:00 pm
• Expect surprises throughout the day that will take your artistry to new levels!
• Final Critiques.
• Enjoy seeing your paintings on display in our fabulous Gallery space and say goodbye to our new friends.
PAY BELOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT. Supply list and registration will be emailed.
Holidays in the Gallery:
M-Sat. 10am-2pm or by appointment
Featuring small works in the gallery. Visit and enjoy a socially distant holiday visit seeing new art and small works and gift items.
i BELIEVE IN MEMORIES AND MOMENTS AND all the hard work that goes into living a productive and creative life. WE DANCE, SMILE, AND HAVE MORE THAN A FEW GREAT STORIES. my CLIENTS come to me because they know they can trust me to give my all in what I do--whether it's a painting, TEACHING AN ASPIRING ARTIST OR PLACING ART FOR CLIENTS, I earn their trust. and MOST OF ALL, AFTER 29 YEARS AT THIS, i STILL HONESTLy, FURIOUSLY LOVE WHAT i DO.
Carole is one of the region's most recognizable names in the art world. An Alabama native and Auburn University graduate, Carole hails from a long line of talented artists and has painted professionally and taught/inspired students for 29 years. She has been featured frequently in the press throughout her career and was the keynote speaker for the Congressional Art Competition in Washington D.C. in 2013. She has taught students in the Tuscany region of Italy off and on since 2009 with her twin sister artist Claire Kayser. Bookmark this site to see recent work and projects and to keep up with any showings. And visit the downtown Huntsville gallery to view Carole's art.
BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
A house portrait of Glenda's beautiful home.
"I've wanted a Carole Forêt house portrait forever!! Yes, I am doin' the happy dance!!
...Love every class I've taken from you!
SARA ANN FRANK, HUNTSVILLE, AL
"You are awesome! Love your class and the other students."
LAURA VERSCHOORE, MADISON, AL
"You are such a great teacher!!"