July 7-11 (5 days, Tues-Sat) Fee $550
PEGGY BURKOSKY ~ Lighting and Mood in Watercolour
About the workshop
Level: all levels.
Let the loose brushwork and ﬁne control available in watercolour capture the charm of street scenes in cities, old towns and villages in this informative 5-day workshop with popular AFCA instructor Peggy Burkosky.
Explore altering mood and atmosphere with passion. Plenty of handouts will accompany demonstrations with class paint-alongs and practical tips on the timing and consistency of watercolour paint to wet and dry surfaces.
What to expect:
Day 1 - 2
• design principles and elements that build strong, conﬁdent planning
• practical tips on palette, values, light source, composition and timing of applying washes to paper
• paint along with demos or explore at your own pace
Day 3 - 5
• alter mood and atmosphere
• negative painting
• tips on perspective drawing made simple
• ﬁgurative elements
• optional critiques
Download the supplies list for the workshop.
About the artist
Peggy Burkosky is a traditional watercolour and oils painter, illustrator in charcoal/conte portrait
artist and instructor. For over 35 years her work has taken her on teaching and exhibiting travels
throughout Canada, USA, England, Italy, Japan and Croatia. She received training in commercial
design and illustration in the corporate sign industry in Vancouver Canada, and designed for
corporations for over a twelve year period from 1973 to 1985. She has had extensive training in
watercolour painting and portraiture including workshops at the Federation of Canadian Artists
workshops, the Metchosin School of the Arts and Fabriano in Aquarello International symposium
workshops in Fabriano Italy (2015).
On the web
Visit the artist’s website at: www.peggyburkosky.com
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Peggy Burkosky ~ Fabriano, Italy
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