Watercolor & Yoga retreat – Sunshine Coast

ROCKWATER art retreat
FEB 3-4-5 2011
Beginner & Intermediate Watercolor Workshop with JAN POYNTER

Enjoy the spectacular waterfront surroundings and 4 star dining
in this unique resort 2 hrs from downtown Vancouver!
this creative retreat package includes:

3 nights / 4 days / all meals / cottage or lodge accomodation
art instruction / morning yoga

check out the ROCKWATER retreats & workshop specials and book online!

With lively demos, discussions by the instructor and simple exercises participants will receive a solid grounding in materials, color mixing and basic techniques for transparent watercolor.
Discussion is encouraged during demos and focus is on learning & practice (not masterpieces) that give students the confidence to enjoy the spontaneity of watercolor in their own style & subject choices.

The following will be covered in this workshop:

Materials: Paint, paper, palette & brushes
Color mixing & pigment characteristics
Drawing & planning for watercolor
Wet – in – Wet wash methods
Drybrush, resist, spatter and textures
Underpainting & glazing

There will be relaxed discussion time, displays of original paintings, and a dedicated studio space for use between class time, morning & evenings.

Contact instructor JAN POYNTER for more details
about the workshop & materials list and supply
package available for $50.


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