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Online Landscape in Watercolour with David McEown

Saturday, January 21 & 28, 2023

12:15 to 3:15 pm (EST)

Program Description

During this two-day course, artist David McEown will provide step by step demonstrations that will explore composition, working from a value sketch and transcending photo reference into an original intricate studio painting inspired by the mountain landscape. Essential watercolour techniques, colour theory and depth of field will also be highlighted.  

This virtual studio program is a unique opportunity to fine-tune observational and technical skills under the guidance of David McEown, award-winning watercolourist. 

Program Details

2-day online session

Dates: Saturday, January 21 & 28, 2023

Time: 12:15 to 3:15 pm (EST)

Fees: $120 for General Public and $96 for McMichael Members.

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Materials: Not included. Please click below for a list of suggested Materials List.

David McEown, 22in x in watercolour – Robinson Island – Prince Edward Island – Canada

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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. 

How to join: Once you have purchased the class 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.

This session will be available by the instructor as a recording for a month after the course.  Ticket sales are non-refundable.

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 from 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. 


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