Creating a Master Copy Sketch with Oils with SP Williams

May 02, 2019


Session 1 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Session 2 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

He will show how to set up the painting with an imprimatura (initial stain of colour painted on a ground), followed by mixing skin tones using complementary colours. He will also talk about the importance of judging values to their darker neighbour to create convincing form.

Space is limited and registration is required. 
Please visit Opus Granville Island or contact them at 604‑736‑7028 to register.

Steve Williams is a Vancouver based artist and co-founder of Canvas Method. For the past fifteen years, Steve has taught painting and drawing, maintained a studio practice, and has exhibited his work internationally. Spending several years studying at renowned ateliers in France, USA and Taiwan, he has also studied with artists such as Henry Yan, Kim English, Michelle Tully and Sean Cheetham. His blend of French Academic and contemporary painting methods give you the tools to create convincing realism while encouraging you to explore new directions in your artwork. Visit to learn more about Steve and see his most recent work.

May 02, 2019

Granville Island
1360 Johnston St.
Vancouver, BC, V6H 3S1