Workshop/Class Subject: Acrylic Painting

Art and Soul of Summer 2019 KIDS Art Camp!

In the mornings we will be doing various structured exercises to develop your child’s drawing abilities. Each exercise will be used to develop your child’s ability to see things in a way so that they are able to interpret them... Read More

Introduction to Plein Air with Deb Czernecky (Jul)

Instuctor: Deb Czernecky Painting en plein air can be a joy for capturing your feelings of the scenes in front of you! This is not a class for beginner painters. Advanced beginners and beyond. Knowing what to bring for an... Read More

Creativity Bootcamp: Exploring Your Inner Artist

Creativity Bootcamp: Exploring Your Inner Artist (MMEDw173-30) The workshop, taught by textile artist Natalie Grambow, will explore creativity through images, materials and idea development. Students will have the opportunity during these five days of immersion to delve into a journey... Read More

Painting Composition & Process

Painting Composition & Process (PNTGw270-30) In this workshop, participants will build skills in composition and discover the value of planning evocative and effective compositions using sketching, overlaying techniques, paper collage and digital collage. The process begins with creating a compositionally... Read More

ANATOMY OF A LANDSCAPE IN ACRYLICS with Georgina Johnstone presented by the South Surrey White Rock Art Society

ANATOMY OF A LANDSCAPE IN ACRYLICS with Georgina Johnstone REGISTRATION opens June 1 and is done online Please note that registration closes on October 5th, 2019 at 6 p.m. Cost: Member $140.00 Non-Member $165.00 Maximum of 16 people in class... Read More

Layering Paint and Creating Expressive Edges with Lalita Hamill presented by the South Surrey White Rock Art Soceity

Layering Paint and Creating Expressive Edges with Lalita Hamill Workshop held in the Visual Arts Studio, South Surrey Rec. Centre 14601 20th Ave., South Surrey, BC Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please arrive at 9:30 a.m. to set up... Read More

Acrylic Painting for Adults

Start with the basics of acrylic painting through simple techniques, exercises, and guidance. Gain an easy understanding of this medium building up your skill and confidence. Experiment with acrylic paints and their various properties by mixing and applying colour theory,... Read More

Still Life Painting

This two-day workshop uses flora as the subject matter to explore traditional and contemporary approaches to the still life genre. The workshop will begin by looking at historical references and themes that are commonly associated with flowers. Students will create... Read More

Inquiring Minds Want to Know – Helping you Critique Your Work with Linda Anderson (Jun)

Instructor: Linda Anderson For artists who want to get an honest critique of their art work…… For artists wondering where to go next or what should they do in order to improve their composition, design and color coordination. For artists... Read More

Getting Intimate with Colour with Linda Anderson (Jun)

Instructor: Linda Anderson Create a Rolodex of watercolor or acrylic pigment interactions. Learn how to mix tones and tints to produce the desired value, warmth or coolness to accomplish the 3D affect on a 2D surface. This is a serious... Read More

Painting for the Seasons with Deb Czernecky (Jun)

Instructor: Deb Czernecky This two day workshop is designed for the advanced novice. We will explore our typical Canadian four seasons by painting a spring, summer, fall and winter scenes. Exploring composition of the landscape, painting techniques and colours that... Read More

Original Pillow Art with Wendy Harris (May)

Pillow Power You will complete one or two pillow covers in this class. A complete choice of colors for your own design or choose one of the samples that I have for you to trace. High quality fabric paint is... Read More

Floral Acrylics Workshop (August 29th)

Floral Acrylics, Evening Workshop with Laura Bonnie at North Park Art Studio, Victoria BC. Paint a plant or some colourful flowers in a fun, relaxed environment. All levels of experience welcome, and all materials including a small painting surface will... Read More

Pet Portraits Workshop (July 28th)

Pet Portraits Workshop, July 28th 10am-3pm, with Laura Bonnie at North Park Art Studio, Victoria BC. Bring a photo of a treasured pet, and create a colourful and unique portrait from start to finish. Materials (including canvas or wood panel,... Read More

Acrylic Landscapes Workshop (June 28th)

Acrylic Landscape Workshop, with Laura Bonnie at North Park Art Studio. Create an acrylic landscape painting from start to finish! Canvas, brushes, and all other painting supplies will be provided. Fun, chill creative atmosphere. All experience levels welcome. Friday 6:30-9:30pm... Read More

The Figure in Contemporary Painting

The Figure in Contemporary Painting (PNTGs254-18) The figure in painting is a centuries old subject that has allowed artists to explore topics ranging from the classical (beauty, mythology, etc.) to more contemporary concerns surrounding gender, racial stereotypes, class and politics.... Read More

World Building Through Painting

World Building Through Painting (PNTGs252-18) This course is designed for students to elaborate on their foundation in painting, specifically on landscape and narrative painting. Through the lens of speculative fiction, students will get to experiment with painting from memory, using... Read More

Painting: Plein Air

Painting: Plein Air (PNTGs233-18) Learning to paint plein air (painting outdoors from life) is a great way to truly experience an outdoor space as you will immerse yourself in the changing light, scents and sounds that surround you. These physical... Read More

Acrylic Painting Workshop in Nakusp, BC

Instructor: Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki Location: Nakusp, BC In this 2-day workshop, we will learn from an award-winning painter Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki how to develop rich color and texture in acrylic landscape paintings using a variety of mark-making techniques.

Acrylic Painting Workshop – developing rich texture and color in landscape painting

Instructor: Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki In this 2-day workshop, we will learn from an award-winning painter Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki how to develop rich color and texture in acrylic landscape paintings using a variety of mark-making techniques. For details and registration please visit:

Painting: Colour as Practice

Painting: Colour as Practice (PNTGs223-18) This course offers an excellent opportunity to put colour theory into practice. You will create several paintings that employ key aspects of colour such as value, hue, intensity and temperature, as well as simple and... Read More

Painting: The Expanded Field

Painting: The Expanded Field (PNTGs222-18) This adventurous course explores ways to move beyond the flat surface and rectangular format of traditional painting. The resulting works can break free of the rectangle and take on a three-dimensional or sculptural structure. In... Read More

Painting: Abstraction and Architecture

Painting: Abstraction and Architecture (PNTGs206-18) In this course students study the abstract language inspired by the structural framework of architectural form, space and light and the construction/deconstruction of space in painting. Students look at how the built environment influences artists.... Read More

Painting: Gesture and Colour

Painting: Gesture and Colour (PNTGs108-18) This course teaches the fundamentals of painting with an emphasis on colour, line and form. Subject matter includes inventive still life constructions, live models and found imagery. Students work on colour exercises sequentially, from black... Read More

Design for Painters

The foundation and language of any painting is composition and colour. These two elements go hand in hand: painters often do not consider the importance of a good compositional preparation and are often unaware of how a colour palette can... Read More


A one day workshop with all you need to know about acrylics. You will be introduced to ways of creating a design for your piece, adding textures, plus techniques like scumbling, lifting and glazing. Jeanne will introduce you to Heavy... Read More

Weekend Festival of Tools

This is a weekend course with artists Sandra Bowen and Jeanne Krabbendam. Of course you can paint with a brush, but don’t let that withhold you from trying other tools. This weekend we will be exploring a range of different... Read More

The Power of Colour

Come and explore the power of colour in this short workshop which will introduce you to colour temperature, value, transparency, colour mixing and using colour in a painting 2 X 3 hrs. We will work in this course with acrylic... Read More

Jun 6 – 27 – Introduction to Acrylics

The course will examine the characteristics of acrylic paints as a medium, basic colour theory, colour mixing, composition layering and brushwork. It is a hands-on course, combining demonstration and guided hands-on painting.

Intro to Acrylic Painting (May 21st-June 25th)

Intro to Acrylic Painting, with Laura Bonnie at North Park Art Studio For beginners as well as painters at all levels. Mixing techniques, painting surface prep, and composition planning will be addressed. Creative use of reference imagery and other helpful... Read More