Christopher Schink will begin this unique class with a personal
critique of each student's recent work (5 original matted
paintings or five 35 mm slides of original paintings). He will
provide a personal evaluation with specific suggestions on
content and form. With individualized lesson approaches,
exercises, and various art concepts, this workshop is designed to
help you make your work more expressive, more satisfying, and more
Each day will be introduced using discussion, demonstration, and
slides emphasizing a variety of creative approaches. Each day
will conclude with a critique of that day's work. Christopher
(Toph) Schink has almost fifty years of teaching experience.
You will enjoy his warmth, his knowledge, and his humor.
Christopher Schink is an internationally known painter, author and
instructor who has taught in almost every state in the U.S. as well
as Europe, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.
He is the Chief Editor of the popular magazine The Palette
Magazine and author of several popular art and watercolor
books. His work has been featured in many books and magazines
including The American Artist, The Artists' Magazine, and
International Artist. He has served as juror for over 40 state,
regional, national, and international exhibitions.
Schink holds a B.A. degree in Fine Arts from Stanford University and
has studied privately with Rex Brandt, Edward Betts, and Barse
Miller. Schink is an elected member of the National Watercolor
Society and an Honorary Member of the Federation of Canadian
Artists. Schink's award winning paintings have been included
in numerous national and international exhibitions including
Watercolor USA, The National Watercolor Society Annuals, and
Watercolor West. He has exhibited at one- and two-man shows at The
Asheville, NC Museum, The Columbia, SC Museum, and The Jackson, MS
Municipal Art Gallery. His paintings are in many private and