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Draw & Paint Village Street Scenes with Tony O’Regan in acrylic

6 nights,   Aug 8 to Sept 12,   2019, 6:30 to 9 pm        Visit www.toregan.com

Learn to Draw and Paint Village Scenes, using basic one and two-point Perspective for Buildings and Spaces and learn to draw and paint small scale figures in context. We should be able to do at least 2 paintings, depending on the participants skills.

Recommended Materials for Acrylic:

PLEASE NOTE FIRST: Let’s draw for the first class, to deal with perspective and to sketch the scenes we will paint. – You should have a soft pencil (2B or 4B) and sharpener for the first session.

Other materials including paper will be provided by the instructor for the first session, and we can then discuss what you may need in future sessions.

2 Brushes: one flat  for shapes ¾” to 1” ; one point (also called a round) for details   #6 or #8 – Please try to get a decent quality – not Dollar Store. Check out Crayola Brushes at Staples – cheap and pretty good!

6 Paint tube colours  (shown in order of preference):  ONE RED (alizarin or rose madder or quinochridon or crimson), ONE YELLOW (cad yellow medium or lemon yellow or hansa),  ONE BLUE (ultramarine), ONE GREEN (viridian or pthalo), ONE BLACK (very small tube – any black), ONE WHITE ( large tube titanium only)

Pencil HB

A palette with large wash compartments is good – BUT – several large flat white Styrofoam plates will work also and don’t need cleanup.A small spritzer fine spray bottle;  One bottle of matte acrylic medium – let’s discuss first;   Two canvasses 16 x 20 (or your preference) ; Roll of paper towels. ;  Water containers will be provided.

Layering Paint and Creating Expressive Edges with Lalita Hamill

REGISTRATION Opens June 1 and is done online

Please note that registration for this workshop closes August 24th @ 6 p.m.

Workshop dates: Saturday and Sunday, Sept 14 and 15, 2019
in the Visual Arts Studio, South Surrey Rec. Centre
Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please arrive at 9:30 a.m. to set up

Cost: Member $175.00

Non-Member $200.00

Maximum of 16 people in class so register early

Description:

Students can expect to complete one or two studies in two days.  We will use the Old Master alla prima techniques for layering, beginning with wet and thin and ending with dry and thick.  We will also focus on brushwork and creating a variety of edges to create further interest and expression in your piece.

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ANATOMY OF A LANDSCAPE IN ACRYLICS with Georgina Johnstone

REGISTRATION opens June 1 and is done online

Please note that registration closes on October 5th, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Workshop dates: Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, 2019
in the Visual Arts Studio, South Surrey Rec. Centre
Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please arrive at 9:30 a.m. to set up

Cost: Member $140.00

Non-Member $165.00

Maximum of 16 people in class so register early

 All levels – beginners welcome.

I enjoy the challenge of painting any subject, but I’m always drawn to landscapes. I am fascinated by the concept of the horizon, the coming together of sky and earth (or water) to create a line that doesn’t exist in reality. Any painting we create is a window into a world. It may be a painting of a dappled forest, a mountain vista, a cup and saucer on a table or the flowers in your garden, but when hung on a wall it extends the viewer’s vision into a space beyond the wall. Using the tricks and tools at our disposal we entice the viewer into that world, hopefully to stay awhile.

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Coast Capital Playhouse Exhibition

Press Release

The South Surrey & White Rock Art Society presents The Coast Capital Playhouse Exhibition and Sale of Paintings, April 13, 2019, to the middle of July. This is an ongoing rotating art exhibition of paintings located in the lobby of the Playhouse located at 1532 Johnston Road, White Rock, BC. Tuesday to Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Phone: 604-536-7535. All paintings on display are for sale.

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