Category Archives: Weekend Workshops

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 Sept 6th @ 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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