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In-Person Essential Watercolour Workshop with David McEown

April 7 - April 14

In-Person Essential Watercolour Workshop
with David McEown

Program Description

This introduction to watercolour technique and colour perception will help participants develop the ability to paint directly from nature, from reference images or from the imagination. Participants will learn how to translate sketches and photo references into paintings with this spontaneous and travel-friendly medium.

The theme for this two-day workshop is the water and shorelines of Lake Superior.

A course outline and reference material will be provided a week before the first session. Participants are welcome to work from their own photos that relate to the theme.

Program Details

Level: Beginner/Intermediate* 
*Open to those new to watercolour but who have some experience painting in other mediums. This class is a good option for intermediate artists that want to practice colour mixing and watercolour techniques.

Materials: Not included. Please click below for the suggested Materials List.

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About the Instructor

British Columbia-based artist David McEown has used the medium of watercolour for the past 30 years to explore and express many of the planet’s biomes. The subjects of his paintings span the North Pole to Antarctica. David’s work is 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 also a sought-after teacher and has conducted workshops and presentations for numerous art societies and museums.


April 7
April 14
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