Traditionally, retablos are a northern New Mexico folk art form featuring Catholic figures and the events that made them notable. Cindee Ulibarri, a retablo artist, instructs students in painting retablos with watercolor on pine wood panels prepared with a traditional gesso. Use designs provided by the instructor or create your own, transferring images from tracing paper to the panels. Bring $10 materials fee payable to instructor at first class (cash or check) includes all supplies. You are welcome to bring your own watercolor paints and brushes. Limited enrollment.
Cindee Ulibarri is an artist born and raised in Santa Fe. In 2013, she became a member of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society by presenting her finished traditional retablos for evaluation. She has taught classes on retablos and works in other media and styles such as barnwood saints, drawings, and more.