Workshop/Class Subject: Art Vacations

Encaustic Photography with Shary Bartlett – Red Deer College Alta

Is it a photograph or a painting? Indulge yourself in five glorious days discovering the evocative beauty of Inkjet, LaserJet and professionally printed photographs secreted beneath translucent encaustic wax. Hand-alter, transfer and enhance photos printed on paper and textiles and... Read More

Encaustic Mixed Media with Shary Bartlett at Red Deer College

This five-day workshop is an exploration of the amazing translucent, layered, smooth and textural effects that can be achieved when painting with sweet-smelling molten encaustic beeswax. Discover ways to colour, fuse, alter, and gild your collages, photo transfers and encaustic... Read More

Federation Retreat, 2019 – Bamfield B.C

The 2019 Retreat takes place in beautiful Bamfield, British Columbia where we will be residing at the Marine Sciences Centre. You will experience some of the most breathtaking plein air painting locations the West Coast has to offer. In the... Read More

Travel & Draw

Warm climates e.g. Puerto Vallarta. I teach “Everyone Can Draw” which can be social & fun. Beautiful people & scenes to see & draw.

Exclusive Caribbean Art Vacations

“for the creative wanderer ~ para el viajero creativo ” Bienvenido ~ Welcome ~ Utzpetik Time spent in the Mayan Riviera is about creating the experience you desire. ‘You Become a Gypsy of the Sun.’ Whichever is your travelling pleasure... Read More

Studio Italia 2019 Art Workshop offered since 1997

Ten days of plein air painting, art classes, touring, art history/theory, group discussions, gourmet cuisine in beautiful Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997 and open to artists of all levels and all media. Small groups, personalized instruction and... Read More

Summer Magic Camp

Secrets revealed! Learn the “Tricks of the Trade” from Master Magician John Kaplan, professional illusionist who has performed his amazing show across Canada for over 30 years. Youngsters will be taught how to do mind-boggling magic tricks and be able... Read More

Figurative Explorations with Dene Croft

This workshop deals principally with composition, palette set-up and mixing life like flesh tones; the importance of under-paint ; full instruction and all-weekend demonstrations on building your painting- from the under paint to the finished piece (. . . lots... Read More

Mixed Media and Acrylics with Suzanne Northcott

Come for the excitement of expanding the language of your acrylics to include materials you have wanted to try or to know more about. Working to meet each individual exactly where they are, to help them expand their practice in... Read More

INTO ABSTRACTION: Explore, Experiment, and Create

Explore, experiment, and create. Nature is abundant with the language of abstraction. There is line, shape, colour, form, and texture. In this workshop you will learn how to organize and apply these elements in experimental and exploratory ways, creating dynamic... Read More

CAPTURE NARAMATA

Friday 1:30 -5:30pm-Meet the Artist, demo and hands on overview on how to move from sketch to finish painting. Saturday 9:30am – 4:30 pm- Field Studies: Draw, paint and photograph at different locations in Naramata.Each location Will include interactive experiences... Read More

ART & YOGA on Fabled Hornby Island

No Experience is necessary, all that is required is an open mind and heart and a willingness to befriend and express one’s creativity and self care. Lori Goldberg and Diane Smith have come together to weave their authentic and unique... Read More

Painting Workshop this Summer: Chateau Orquevaux, FRANCE

This is a unique invitation to participate in a Painting Workshop taking place in a 17th Century French Château. Join me (Shari Pratt) as I guide you through a stress-free experience in acrylic painting while you enjoy the beauty and history... Read More

Art in the South of France 2018 – out door water color mentoring

“Sip and Paint” in the South of France – 10 days in the sun, outdoor painting with ink and water colors, sightseeing, fine food and wine in local village accommodation! Fee includes all accommodation, one meal each day, wine tasting,... Read More

Zingara Arte Experience

Time spent in the Mayan Riviera is about creating the experience you desire. ‘You Become a Gypsy of the Sun.’ Whichever is your travelling pleasure; extended vacations, tours & excursions, spas & retreats, shopping & night life, all inclusive pampering... Read More

A Weekend of Zen: The Art of Henna and Incense Making

Day 1: Henna – Instructed by Nina Moore Ancient, intricate, organic, and long lasting, yet temporary body art. Learn all about Henna Art! An introduction, how to mix your own henna paste, how to roll a henna cone, how to... Read More

FCA Workshop – Plein Air on Granville Island with Gaye Adams, SFCA

Gaye Adams will be drawing on over 15 years of plein air experience and teachings from some amazing mentors to present you with a practical approach to working on location. Planning, value study, colour mixing, design, logistics for outdoor painting... Read More

FCA Plein Air Retreat with Gaye Adams, Doug Levitt, Janice Robertson and Mike Svobb

This is a chance to escape from the rest of the world for a week where all you have to think about is Plein Air painting, a 60,000 acre horse ranch, and chats and laughs with fellow Plein Air enthusiasts... Read More

Studio Italia 2017 – Art Workshop in Tuscany offered since 1997

Studio Italia is a unique ten-day art workshop that combines plein-air painting, art history/theory, touring and gourmet cuisine in the most beautiful area of Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997, Studio Italia is so popular that we have... Read More

Studio Italia 2017 – Art Workshop in Tuscany offered since 1997

Studio Italia is a unique ten-day art workshop that combines plein-air painting, art history/theory, touring and gourmet cuisine in the most beautiful area of Tuscany. Offered every June and October since 1997, Studio Italia is so popular that we have... Read More

Floral workshop with Ingrid Christensen

Learn to paint the flowers of Bear Valley in a loose, impressionistic, and joyful manner with Ingrid Christensen. Using flowers as a subject, you’ll liberate your paintings from the pitfall of unnecessary fussing and detail. This workshop will focus on... Read More

Ron Hedrick – 3 day Plein Air painting

In this 3 day workshop Ron Hedrick will start the day with a demo and discussion in the morning followed by time to paint in the afternoon. There will be a variety of painting sessions such as step by step... Read More

Tim Schumm – Dramatic landscapes in Acrylic

In this workshop Tim will guide each student on their journey to achieve paintings of depth and emotional quality. He will take you from where you are to expand your knowledge and practice to suit your individual style.Tim will demo... Read More

Jean Pederson – Building Blocks for exciting design

Building Blocks for Exciting Design is for experienced beginner to intermediate artists and we will work in the medium of our choice, water media, acrylic or oils. The focus of this workshop will be to work on building good compositions... Read More

David McEown and Dominik Modlinski – Oil and Water Plein Air painting

Oil painter Domink Modlinski and watercolourist David McEown will lead this plein air workshop in which participants will learn essential techniques, and perceptions exercises in order to paint directly from nature thus enhancing one’s way of seeing, inner landscape and... Read More

Painting The Spanish Landscape: A Plein Air Workshop In Andalucia

In partnership with “A Flavour Of Spain Creative Workshops”, this plein air painting course in October 2017, will take place in the beautiful countryside of Andalucia, Spain. This workshop will be designed to develop your plein air painting skills. We... Read More

COMBINING WORDS AND ART, from sketchbooks to graphic novel with Michael Kluckner, artist and author

Explore the possibilities of mixing writing and artwork in journals, sketchbooks and stories ! Whether the words and images record a trip or are a personal diary or work of fiction, the combination can create very powerful art pieces. At... Read More

Mark Anthony Drawing – A Traditional Approach to Representational Drawing

Mark Anthony – Fine Art Instruction in the European Tradition www.markanthonystudio.com pw.artstudio1@gmail.com 778 997-6405 Dene Croft Studios www.denecroft.com denecroft@gmail.com 604 250-5562 Each class is dedicated to learning key visual fundamentals using traditional models such as Mastercopy, Sculpture Drawing, Life and... Read More

Hollyhock : Painting Beyond The Ordinary

Develop a better understanding of self expression and the creative process as you joyfully rediscover your innate sense of play! This insightful hands-on program is for those wishing to explore art creation beyond the ordinary methods. Nature, each other and... Read More

Art Holiday : CAPTURE NARAMATA

‘Engage all of your senses in this expressive and inspiring Painting Holiday Workshop.’ Schedule Thursday evening 6.30 to 9.30 pm – Meet the Artist Night. Slide show and refreshments Friday 9.30 am to 4.30 pm – Draw, paint and photograph... Read More