Creative Rituals – Featuring Oil Paints with Jolene Mackie
June 22, 2019
Sat, June 22, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Sat, June 22, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Join Jolene Mackie and learn about oil painting techniques and the creative process!
This demo will walk participants through the basics of oil painting techniques, and will also discuss fostering a creative practice that fills you with joy and inspiration. From mediums and paint brands, to brushes and clean up – Jolene will demonstrate how to safely handle and work with oil paints. Jolene will demonstrate techniques such as blending, glazing, and colour mixing – all through the lens of a healthy and sustainable creative practice. Jolene will discuss the many facets that influence creatives – from the materials we use and the places we go- to our community and our own personal creative rituals.
Jolene Mackie is an artist living and working in Kelowna BC. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Emily Carr University in 2009, Jolene has pursued art making professionally with a focus on the medium of oil painting. Jolene has exhibited her work widely throughout the Okanagan Valley and British Columbia, and has work in private collections around the world. Jolene finds inspiration in simple, fleeting moments: a unique quality of light, the shape of shadows, and the living palettes that colour our daily existence. Her work blends fascination with the world around us and the whimsy of human imagination into wholly unique visual experiences. www.jolenemackie.com