Sunshine Coast Classes 2018 Schedule

If the schedule doesn’t suit your work or travel dates
check out the private lessons info below
VISA & Mastercard  available  – call the studio to register  604-886-8918 


JANUARY  13 / 14    Confident Color Mixing
$240    Max 4 students    2 days   10am-2pm
Demos & exercises in Acrylic. Materials included 

Beginner to Advanced 
From Mud to Magic. Easy technique and simple formula for successful color. 
Start off right or re-boot your advanced color mixing skills.
Learn simple color theory that will last you a lifetime of creative production in any medium. 
Participants receive a laminated custom color mixing wheel and practice worksheets.

FEB  10 / 11     ACRYLICS   101  
$150    Max 4 students/ for beginners 
2 days   10am-2pm

Inspiration – Using photos and references
Composition, planning and layout
Mixing tints and darks – for value study

Materials list & reference photos provided to registered participants

MARCH 10 / 11     ACRYLICS   102  
$150    Max 4 students/ for intermediate
2 days   10am-2pm

Color & Form – blocking in for bold results
Mixing tints, darks and blacks from a limited palette.
Experiment with viscosity: ink, fluid and heavy body acrylics.
Glazing for luminous layers

NO beginners. Must have attended previous Acrylic 101 workshop or other.
Materials list & reference photos provided to registered participants

APRIL 14 / 15     ACRYLICS   103   
$150    Max 4 students / for advanced
2 days   10am-2pm

Muted VS Bright – Color saturation explained
the Dark Side – Working on tinted or dark grounds
Underpainting for Acrylic brilliance
Style – Realism or Impressionist application

NO beginners. Must have attended previous Acrylic 102 workshop
Bring your own photo references. Materials list provided to registered participants.

THURSDAY – Works in Progress  STUDIO sessions

(intermediate to advanced)   DATES   Jan 11 / Feb 15 / Mar 8 / April 12
Bring your own unfinished paintings, challenging projects or new ideas for technical and creative direction.
Each artist brings their own materials. Easel, table, chair, water & clean up materials provided.
If you’ve taken classes or tried painting on your own and feel “stalled” this is a great jumpstart.

x4 session discount  $220.00  (no refunds or rescheduling if you can’t attend) 
single session  $ 70.00   (must call first!  only if space is available )


Book a custom workshop for a small group
or give a great creative gift !

PRIVATE LESSONS  at my  home/studio in Granthams Landing
Basic Drawing | Watercolor | Acrylic painting  to  Advanced mentoring
$60 hr / 2 hour minimum. Call or email to schedule a lesson 604.886.8918

(GIFT lessons: Please note Lessons must be redeemed within 6 months of purchase)

CUSTOM WORKSHOPS  for art groups  (4+)
the medium, skill level and subjects of your choice or create your own private art retreat.

The COLOR WORKSHOP would also be a good session for a private art group or 3-4 artist friends.
Contact me for more details about pricing, location, scheduling etc.

COST for private workshops
The Workshop FEE depends on the location, number of students, medium and
level of instruction (Beginners to Advanced) Obviously small workshops here
at my Studio are the most economical. No packing or travel on my part.
Some materials are often provided, handouts and instructional demos prepared.

  • Vancouver & Lower Mainland locations: Workshop fee + travel expenses.
  • Pacific NW locations: Workshop fee + travel & accommodation.
  • Canadian locations: Workshop fee + travel & accommodation.
  • International/cruise destinations: Arrangements to be determined by agreement.

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