Category Archives: Art Workshops

Watercolour Workshops and Landscape Paintings Demos

Hollyhock Watercolour Workshop

It was a real pleasure to provide a watercolour workshop at  Hollyhock , “Canada’s lifelong learning centre”, on Cortes Island , BC, a few weeks ago and paint with a fine group of artists. The contemplative ambiance, facility , lodging … Continue reading

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection “Art Mentorship Project”

December 20, 2013 – March 02, 2014 Exhibition Opening Sunday, January 19,
 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with remarks at 2:00 pm   McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada   L0J 1C0 (Islington Avenue north of Major … Continue reading

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2012 Whistler and Gibsons Summer Workshops

Many thanks again to the organizers and the participants that persisted through wonderfully challenging exercises  at  the 2 workshops I gave this summer. Both the  Whistler Arts Council’s  Workshops on the Lake, and Gibsons School of the Arts have annual … Continue reading

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Painting in Antarctica

The video above captures highlights and the painting process from voyages along the Antarctic Peninsula this past November and December 2011. Early in the season we saw incredible sunsets and unusual amounts of ice in the channels. Recent paintings are … Continue reading

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Antarctic Peninsula

The video above shares highlights from a wonderful painting trip to Antarctica in December 2010. Many of the paintings from the trip are now posted on my recent works gallery. Many thanks to Daisy for some great video shots! Sometimes … Continue reading

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Federation of Canadian Artists on Gabriola Island

The Federation of Canadian Artists invited me to be one of the instructors at a week-long en plein air painting event on beautiful Gabriola Island in British Columbia. It was wonderful to paint with almost 125 artists that descended on … Continue reading

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Whistler Art Workshops

The Whistler Arts Council hosts a series of Art events called Workshops on the Lake.  I was pleased to teach an advanced three day  watercolour session. The venue at the old station House on Alta lake is a perfect location. Inspiration … Continue reading

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