JD Hillberry
Drawing Workshops

"White Rose"
Original Drawing by JD Hillberry

Flower Drawing Workshop

 White Rose

November 18-20, 2022

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Round Rock, TX

(Just north of Austin)

Below is a video that explains more about the workshop and how you will render the final project

      About This Drawing Workshop:

      In this class you will learn how to create the smooth, delicate shading required for the flowers petals as well as how to increase contrast to make the drawing "pop".

      • All supplies are included so there is absolutely nothing you will need to bring except your desire to learn. 

      •  Limited Class Size. My classes have a maximum of 20 students so everyone can get plenty of individual instruction. 

      •  We will use charcoal, graphite and carbon pencils along with my blending techniques to create the soft, smooth, delicate shading of the petals against a dark background. 

      •  You'll learn the unique methods I use to keep the dark background from smearing into the white petals. 

      •  After this course you will know the techniques necessary create more depth, dimension and contrast in your drawings - regardless of the subject. Reference photos will be discussed in depth, and you will learn how to identify and solve potential problems on your future drawings. 

      •  You are encouraged to bring examples of previous work for me to evaluate privately. These one-on-one sessions will take place at the end of class each day for those interested.  

      •  You also get access to my online tutorial "Realistic Drawing with Light, Texture, and Contrast" in the member’s area of my website. 

      •  The learning continues. After you get home and start using all the new techniques you have learned, you can post your artwork to my "Members Only" drawing forum along with any questions you may have. You can even email me some of your work to be featured on the previous students artwork page of my website. 

      •  For students who require lodging, I've negotiated a discounted rate for rooms at the workshop hotel. Your discount code will be included in your Confirmation Email.

Important Workshop Information:

Courtyard by Marriott Austin Round Rock
2700 Hoppe Trail
Round Rock, TX 78681

The hotel is offering a group rate of $109 King or $119 2 Queen per night. Located in Round Rock just north of Austin, there are restaurants and shopping nearby.  Their bistro offers refreshing breakfast choices & a variety of dinner, beer, and wine options every evening. They also have a fitness center and outdoor pool.

DATE and TIME:  November 18-20, 2022- 9am to 4pm each day 

TUITION: $498 or $249 Deposit - Includes my Drawing Tutorial Membership Site & access to my "Realistic Drawing with Light, Texture and Contrast" video tutorial, and everything needed to complete the project, including all pencils and blending materials.                                      

A 50% deposit will secure your spot! By choosing the 50% deposit by credit card option, the balance will be due October 18, 2022. Tuition payments can be made by credit card by clicking the secure shopping cart below.  QUESTIONS? Email me at: questions@jdhillberry.com

This is a very popular workshop subject and I expect it to sell out very quickly. If the dates and location work for you I highly recommend you register early so you don't miss out.

This class is for ALL ABILITIES so if you are ready to join me and 19 other people for three full days of fun and learning!

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Want to know a little more about what it will be like when you attend?

Watch the video below to see some of my previous students talk about their experiences in my workshop.

(Make sure you turn up your speakers)

Our smiling group with their work in progress.

Watch me demonstrate all necessary techniques
on the big screen!

This is Cassie with her finished drawing. She was the youngest student to take this particular workshop. As you can see, she did an excellent job!!

If you are concerned about "not being good enough" to take this class, let me assure you that you will do fine. If you have never taken a workshop from me or don't already have my "Realistic Drawing with Light, Texture and Contrast" tutorial, your tuition will include access to this 4 1/2 hours of instruction. This will help you become familiar with my techniques prior to class. 

This tutorial allows you to learn at your own pace. You will be able to ask questions and even post your drawings on the membership forum. You'll start the workshop feeling confident and ready to take on this project. 

Previous Student Comments

"Awesome! The atmosphere of camaraderie and friendly encouragement is set by JD. What a nice guy. Plus, he knows stuff and shares whatever he knows. It's fun and informative. I want to attend more!
Joyce, TX 

"I've always been interested in pencil drawing and really wanted to be a part of one of JD's workshops, but as a beginner, I was afraid I wasn't good enough. I'm so glad I finally did this. JD taught me more in 1 hour than I have every thought possible. He is a great teacher and a friendly critic."
Kim, OH 

"Thank you for such a great workshop! As a teacher, I've been to many workshops in a variety of media and you by far out do all of them. The pre-workshop videos were extremely helpful. I'm so glad you provided them. You are an excellent teacher and you took me to new heights. I'm confident that I can now get the "punch" my drawings needed, and I can't wait to take another workshop to learn even more. I'll definitely be promoting your workshops to my colleagues at school as well as through the Missouri Art Ed Association."
Quentin, MO

"This class was exactly what I needed to take me to the next level. JD's teaching style is so encouraging for artists of any level. Everything I hoped to learn in this class was delivered. I had such a pleasant and satisfying experience. Thank You, JD Hillberry- it was great!"
Melanie, ID 

"The workshop was wonderful! Full of great information and with a light heartedness in the classroom. I loved learning the new techniques and having an opportunity to practice them with JD's personal, friendly guidance. Not only is JD's work inspiring, but also the way he engages the students and shows interest in their development as an artist."
Anne, AZ

"I had the most helpful, fun, learning experience I have ever had in my life. I have learned sooo
much it's unbelievable. I loved this workshop!"
Zeinab, TX 

"For many years, I have harbored a deep love of drawing. Due to a fear of my lack of knowledge and experience, I rarely if ever attempted to draw. I ran across JD's work on the internet and knew that I could learn so much from his workshops. Within the first 2-3 hours, I learned more than I had ever believed possible. By the end of the 4 days, it was apparent by my work how much I had learned... stuff that would have taken me years to figure out on my own!"
Maree, UT 

"This workshop was great for all skill levels and all ages. The challenge to stretch existing skills was given with clear and concise direction. JD is very articulate and does not waste words. Every sentence is gold!"
Marlene, CO 

"I appreciated that you critiqued everyone equally. Sometimes instructors focus more on the more "talented" participants. Your comments were also very specific, which is extremely helpful."
Cheryl, TX

"What I found most helpful was the individual critique of my artwork. I knew it was lacking, but didn't know what to do to make my drawings look more dimensional. I now have the knowledge and tools to make my work so much better. The class was a fantastic experience for me and it is just what I needed to take my drawing to the next level. I learned so much and your ability to joke with the class made it that much more fun. I will be returning to take more classes. It was well worth the price!"
Cathy, UT

If I cancel:
A full refund will be made if the class is cancelled. In the event of cancellation, JDH Art is not responsible for any non-refundable airfares or lodging. If minimum enrollment is not met by 20 days prior to a course, the course will be cancelled. Minimum enrollment is ten, the maximum number of students per class is 20. Many classes sell out within a week of opening registration. Therefore, early registration is highly recommended and appreciated.

If you cancel:
The deadline for a full refund, less a $50 processing fee, is 30 days prior to the first day of the workshop. Refund requests after the 30 days will not be honored unless I have a waiting list for the workshop and someone wants the seat, in which case I can offer a refund (less the fee). Cancellation must be given in writing. 

Cancellations Beyond My Control:
In the unlikely event of cancellations beyond my control due to natural disasters, epidemic disease or illness that suddenly affects a region or an entire group of people, or any other circumstances beyond my control, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If the rescheduled dates do not work for your, your tuition will be transferred to a future workshop. 

Failure to remit the balance by October 18, 2022 will result in the loss of the entire deposit.

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