July 7-11 (5 days, Tues-Sat)     Fee $550


PEGGY BURKOSKY ~ Lighting and Mood in Watercolour

About the workshop

Media: watercolours

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

Supplies list

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


Peggy Burkosky

Lori Sokoluk

Marleen Vermeulen

Kato Rempel

Greta Guzek

Kim LaFave