Gibsons School of the Arts

Art workshops in 2019

This is an overview listing of the scheduled 2019 workshops. Please note that the 2019 workshops again vary in timing, length and fee. Click on the image, instructor’s name, or use the menu (under workshops) to view the individual detailed workshop pages.

Supplies lists for each workshop can be downloaded from the individual workshop pages.

Download the 2019 brochure (pdf format).

Download a 4/page workshop promo flyer to give to your friends.

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July 8-12 (2019)
Clive Powsey
Life Drawing Intensive

Media: dry media and watercolour
Level: confident beginner to advanced

5 days: Monday-Friday


July 15-19 (2019)
Gail Sibley
Bold and Fearless Colour with Pastels

Media: pastels
Level: basic to advanced pastel skills
5 days: Monday-Friday


July 22-26 (2019)
Sheree Jones
Exploring the Landscape—a Simple Approach

Media: your preferred medium (oils, water soluble oils or acrylics)
Level: experienced beginners and intermediate painters
5 days: Monday-Friday


July 30-August 2 (2019)...this course is now full
Marleen Vermeulen

Medium: oils
Level: beginner with no experience to intermediate
4 days: Tuesday-Friday


August 11-15 (2019)
Alison Watt
Moving Botanicals Towards Abstraction

Media: watercolours plus mixed media
Level: beginner to experienced (drawing experience is helpful)

5 days: Sunday-Thursday


August 20-23 (2019)
Jennifer Drysdale
Massive to Minute—Deconstructing the Landscape

Media: acrylics or oils
Level:  beginner with basic skills to intermediate (not for absolute beginners)
days: Tuesday-Friday


August 24 (2019)
Jennifer Drysdale & Phyllis Surges
Just Press Play: Image Development Through the Etching Press
Media: various media for printmaking
Level:  All levels
day: Saturday



Clive Powsey

Gail Sibley

Marleen Vermeulen

Alison Watt

Jennifer Drysdale

Drysdale & Surges