Hey everyone...Travis here with some cool Tampa Bay entertainment, and at one of the coolest Tampa Bay area attractions!

Internationally known artist Gary Gessford will offer a three-day landscape painting workshop for intermediate and advanced students of watercolor, acrylic and oils November 13-15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gessford will teach how to create atmosphere between foreground and background by painting trees and vegetation to give depth in landscape paintings. This is the first in a series of three painting workshops and enrollment is limited and costs $325 or $275 for members.

Plus, discounts are available for registrations in multiple workshops. Just call 863-734-1221 or email phrestina@boktower.org for reservations.

An artist for more than 30 years and owner of Gessford Studio in Mulberry, Gessford has painted, taught, lectured and exhibited extensively in Washington, D.C., Paris, France and in Germany where he received a six month fellowship. He trained at the Ringling School of Art, Corcoran School of Art, Georgia State University and the University of South Florida.

Gessford also offers workshops on floral painting on March 12–14 and architecture in landscape May 21–23 focusing on the Mediterranean-style architecture of Pinewood Estate.
Each three-day workshop has limited attendance and costs $325 for the general public, or $275 for members.

A 10 percent discount will be offered for registration in two workshops and 15 percent for all three workshops.

So, get out there and get your paint on at Bok Tower Gardens!  Keep checking back for other things to do in Tampa Bay and other Tampa Bay area events.