Painting in Nature Workshop

May 29, 2022



  • May 29th (Sunday)
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Instructor: Kate Brooks-Heinimann
  • Experience: Beginner
  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $80 + Supplies


Come welcome and celebrate spring by reconnecting with nature through painting. This workshop will include an introduction to painting (oil and acrylic welcome) and will focus on learning techniques and tools that will help us capture elements of the natural world. We will spend time outdoors plain-air painting and sketching, as well as working at our desks/easels.

Registration Details

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Suppy List

- Variety of acrylic/oil painting brushes (flat, round, filbert and a detail brush – recommend Opus Legato Acrylic Brush Set Assorted – need a flat #8 or larger)
– Variety of acrylic/oil paint (must have a red, blue, yellow, white and black – recommend Opus Essential Acrylics 60 ml tubes: cadmium red medium, phthalo blue green shade, hansa yellow medium, titanium white and lamp black)
– Stretched and gessoed canvas or other primed painting surfaces (around 11” x 14”) – Heavy weight paper (recommend Canson XL Watercolor Pad Size: 9X12)
– Sketchbook (or loose-leaf paper)
– Pencil and eraser
– Water jar
– Rag / paper towel
– Palette

May 29, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

McTavish Academy of Art
1720 McTavish Rd
North Saanich, BC, V8L-5T9