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Summer ART WORKSHOPS  for painters

~Overview of 2024 workshops

2024 Workshops overview

This is an overview listing of the scheduled 2024 workshops. All 2024 workshops will be 4 days in length, Monday-Thursday (except Marleen Vermeulen’s 5-day workshop). The individual workshop pages provide more detailed information about each workshop and its instructor and are accessed by the ‘Details’ buttons under each course description below.

The fees for each class (both the early bird rate through February 29 and the regular rate from March 1 onward) are listed by instructor. Complete information about registration is on the Registration page.  

All classes will be held at the Gibsons Curling Club in upper Gibsons.

Note that class updates, news and additional information about classes can also be found on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Link to our Facebook and Instagram pages by clicking on the icons in the footer at the bottom of every website page.

 

Instructor:  Steve Chmilar

Title: Drawing Imaginative Realism

Medium: Drawing media (graphite, charcoal, pencils)

Level: Beginner to advanced.

Drawing experience is recommended, however, any ambitious beginner is welcome if they are open to a mind-expanding challenge.

Dates: July 1-4, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

Instructor: David McEown

Title: Watercolour Inspired by Nature

Medium: Watercolours

Level: Intermediate to advanced; suitable for artists new to watercolour, but with some art background in other mediums.

Dates: July 8-11, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

Instructor: Gaye Adams

Title: Create Compelling Light

Medium: Oils preferred; if acrylics, know your medium

Level: Intermediate/advanced (some painting experience is helpful)

Dates: July 15-18, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

Instructor: Marleen Vermeulen

Title: Feeling Texture and Space

Medium: Oils

Level: Intermediate

Dates: July 22-26, 2023 (5 days: Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$685; $750 after February 29

This class is now FULL with a long waitlist.

Instructor: Greta Guzek

Title: GLASS HALF FULL – Painting from a Positive Perspective

Medium: Acrylics

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Dates: July 29-August 1, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

This class is now FULL with a short waitlist.

Instructor: Kai Liu

Title: Painted Collagraph: Exploring Mixed Media Painting Techniques

Medium: Mixed media/print and acrylic

Level: All levels

Dates: August 5 -8, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

Instructor: Angela Fehr

Title: Brave, Spontaneous Watercolour Landscapes

Medium: Watercolours

Level: Intermediate to advanced (including plein air)

Dates: August 12-15, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

This class is now FULL with a long waitlist.

Instructor: Alison Watt

Title: Just Add Water

Medium: Mixed water media

Level: All skill levels from confident beginner on

Dates: August 19-22, 2024 (4 days: Monday-Thursday, 9am to 4pm)

Fees: Early Bird—$550; $600 after February 29

16 February: This class has 1 available space.