An interview with Michael Chesley Johnson
Artist’s Magazine, October 2016, page 31
“There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable.”
George Bernard Shaw
Q:I attend a lot of workshops and enjoy them immensely because I learn so much from the instructors and enjoy interacting with other participants. Often, though, there’s one participant who mars the experience with continual comments or even argumentative statements to the instructor. Can you suggest a code of etiquette for workshop attendees?
A: You pay a lot for a workshop, so you’ll want to get the most out of it. Following a few simple guidelines will maximize the benefits:
MICHAEL CHESLEY JOHNSON, is a contributing editor for The Artist’s Magazine; he teaches plein air workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada.