This virtual studio program is an opportunity for practicing and amateur artists to fine-tune observational and technical skills under the guidance of David McEown, an award-winning artist and a master of watercolour painting. Participants will learn essential watercolour techniques and colour perception exercises to prepare them to paint directly from nature or recreate a landscape from imagination or photo reference.
2-day online course
Dates: Saturday, January 23 & Saturday, January 30, 2021
Time: 12:15 to 3:15 pm (EST)
Materials: Not included. Please click below for a list of suggested materials:
An internet connection, microphone and camera-enabled computer or smartphone is required. This class will be delivered via the video conferencing app Zoom. You do not require a Zoom account to participate; the link to access the class will be sent to you in advance. Please note that classes are not recorded.
How to join: Once you have purchased the classes you will be sent an email with all necessary information and details about how to access the class online. If you have any questions please contact our programs department or call 905.893.1121 ext 2216.
Please note that ticket sales are non-refundable.
About the Instructor
For the past 30 years, British Columbia-based artist David McEown has used the medium of watercolour to explore many regions of the earth. David’s paintings, depicting regions from Antarctica to the North Pole, are represented in collections worldwide.
David is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, which in 2005 and 2018 awarded him the society’s prestigious A.J. Casson Medal. He is an experienced and sought-after art instructor, having hosted workshops in a number of museums and galleries.