5th ANNUAL PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP ON BOWEN ISLAND                      - July 14th & 15th
Jul
14
to Jul 15

5th ANNUAL PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP ON BOWEN ISLAND - July 14th & 15th

SOLD OUT!!!

This weekend workshop is perfect for the studio painter looking to “take it outdoors”, and plein air painters who would like to take their work to the next level. Painting ‘en plein air’ is the best way to record your observations in any environment. You will spend each day on location making small studies while recording the magic of your surroundings. There will be plenty of one on one instruction with time for positive and encouraging conversation.

“Explore Bowen Island with me and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.”

This workshop is designed for the experienced beginner & intermediate painter.

Oils are the medium of choice for this course, but water soluble oils and acrylics are welcome.

Saturday July 14th 10am - 4pm & Sunday July 15th 10am - 4pm

Cost: $250.00 plus B & B accommodation
at The Lodge at the Old Dorm, Bowen Island

For more information and to register contact me here:

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING ON THE NORTH SHORE 2018
Sep
15
to Sep 16

PLEIN AIR PAINTING ON THE NORTH SHORE 2018

Paint with me "en plein air" in my neighbourhood on the North Shore.

Last year's June & September workshops were so popular that I have planned another one for this September.
The weather is usually perfect (not too hot & not too cold).

This two-day weekend workshop will provide you with the basics of drawing, colour mixing and composition in the field.
Through demonstrations, handouts and group discussion you will learn techniques used by plein air painters around the world.
Explore the North Shore with me and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.
Oils are the medium of choice for this class, but water soluble oils and acrylics are welcome.

Recommended for experienced beginner & intermediate painters.

Saturday September 15th 10am - 4pm & Sunday September 16th 10am - 4pm

Cost: $250.00 (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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Oil Painting 102 "Mentoring & Skill Building"   April 21st & 22nd
Apr
21
to Apr 22

Oil Painting 102 "Mentoring & Skill Building" April 21st & 22nd

Are you an acrylic or oil painter struggling with some of your own painting techniques?
Are you an artist wanting to spend quality time resolving
some of your works in progress?

Students are encouraged to work on their own painting projects in a positive and supportive studio setting. Paint in the luscious medium of oils and open yourself up to new and exciting possibilities in the growth of your work. Benefit from the creative atmosphere and develop the confidence to work independently, while sharing ideas among peers within the studio.

Join me in my personal working / teaching studio where the class size is limited to four students only - giving you lots of one on one instruction.

Recommended for experienced beginner & intermediate painters.

Saturday April 21st 10am - 4pm & Sunday April 22nd 10am - 4pm

Cost: $275 including supplies (so you can try oils without buying everything)
or $250.00 with your own supplies (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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Oil Painting 102 "Mentoring & Skill Building" Part 1 - March 17TH & 18th
Mar
17
to Mar 18

Oil Painting 102 "Mentoring & Skill Building" Part 1 - March 17TH & 18th

Are you an acrylic or oil painter struggling with some of your own techniques?
Are you an artist wanting to spend serious time resolving
some of your works in progress?
This workshop is designed to guide you in the development of your own work.
There will be plenty of quality personal instruction.

Join me in my personal working / teaching studio where the class size is limited to four students only - giving you lots of one on one instruction.

Recommended for experienced beginner & intermediate painters.

Saturday March 17th 10am - 4pm & Sunday March 18th 10am - 4pm

Cost: $275 including supplies (so you can try oils without buying everything)
or $250.00 with your own supplies (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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Oil Painting 101 "Exploring New Ideas" February 3rd & 4th 2018
Feb
3
to Feb 4

Oil Painting 101 "Exploring New Ideas" February 3rd & 4th 2018

Are you an acrylic painter wishing to try working with oils?
Are you an oil painter wanting to build your skills?
Then this two day workshop is for you!
Using photographic references,
we will work with a simple palette of seven colours and white, without using black.
We will experiment with a few auxiliary pigments so that we can explore more colour.
What you will learn -
-  how to make great darks as well as a variety of grays.
-  how to simplify and create better design with your compositions.
- how to “think outside the box” with your brushwork and edges.
Join me in my personal working / teaching studio where the class size is limited to four students only - giving you lots of one on one instruction.

Saturday February 3rd 10am - 4pm & Sunday February 4th 10am - 4pm

Cost: $275.00 including supplies (so you can try oils without buying everything)
     or $250.00 with your own supplies (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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A Painting Adventure with me in Andalusia, Spain October 2017!
Oct
2
to Oct 11

A Painting Adventure with me in Andalusia, Spain October 2017!

SOLD OUT!

Join me and your hosts "A Flavour of Spain" for a painting adventure in the hills of Andalusia, Spain.

This amazing experience is designed to let you relax into yourself, exhale and take the time to breathe new life into your creative spirit.

Paint in your preferred medium (oils, water soluble oils or acrylics) and open yourself up to new and exciting possibilities as we explore techniques in brushwork and paint handling. We’ll be doing small studies designed to hone your painting skills and to expand your confidence to work independently, while sharing ideas among your peers. 

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Plein Air Painting on the North Shore
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Plein Air Painting on the North Shore

Back by popular demand!

Since June's workshop was so successful, and there was a waitlist for it, 
I am teaching another one in September!

Experience the magic of painting outdoors "en plein air".
This two-day weekend workshop will provide you with the basics of drawing, colour mixing and composition in the field.
Through demonstrations, handouts and group discussion you will learn techniques used by plein air painters around the world. Explore the North Shore with me and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.
Oils are the medium of choice for this class, but water soluble oils and acrylics are welcome.

For more information and to register contact me here

Cost: $250.00 per person

Space is limited to 6 students so register early to avoid disappointment!

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The Magic of Plein Air Painting
Jul
15
11:00 AM11:00

The Magic of Plein Air Painting

The Magic of Plein Air Painting – An Intermediate Workshop for Oil and Acrylic Painters. Learn to work quickly and confidently on location in this one day plein air workshop with Sheree Jones on beautiful Bowen Island.

Only two spaces left!

This workshop takes place at the home of David van Berckel, owner of Opus Art Supplies. Bold landscape and colourful garden studies are featured in this unique location, a garden setting featuring a wonderful variety of flora and structures surrounded by forest and sky. 

This workshop is designed for intermediate oil and acrylic painters, and is perfect for the studio painter looking to “take it outdoors”, and plein air painters who would like to take their work to the next level. Painting on location is the best way to record your observations in any environment. You will spend the day in the garden making small plein air studies while recording the magic of your surroundings. There will be plenty of one on one instruction with time for positive and encouraging conversation.

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Plein Air Painting on the North Shore June 24th and 25th 2017
Jun
24
to Jun 25

Plein Air Painting on the North Shore June 24th and 25th 2017

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL - to be on the wait list contact me here

Experience the magic of painting outdoors "en plein air".
This two-day weekend workshop will provide you with the basics of drawing, colour mixing and composition in the field.
Through demonstrations, handouts and group discussion you will learn techniques used by plein air painters around the world. Explore the North Shore with me and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.
Oils are the medium of choice for this class, but water soluble oils and acrylics are welcome.

 

 

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OIL PAINTING 101                 Exploring Landscape            May 13 & 14 2017
May
13
to May 14

OIL PAINTING 101 Exploring Landscape May 13 & 14 2017


THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL - Contact me to be on the waiting list here

Are you an acrylic painter wishing to try working with oils?
Are you an oil painter wanting to unravel the mystery of landscape painting?
Then this two day workshop is for you!
We will work with a simple palette of six colours and white, without using black.
What you will learn
-  how to make great darks as well as a variety of grays.
-  how to make good choices for your landscape composition. 
- how varied brushwork can really make a painting sing.
Join me in my personal working / teaching studio where the class size is limited to four students only - giving you lots of one on one instruction.

Cost: $225 including supplies (so you can try oils without buying everything)
$200.00 with your own supplies (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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OIL PAINTING 101 Exploring Still Life   March 18 & 19 2017
Mar
18
to Mar 19

OIL PAINTING 101 Exploring Still Life March 18 & 19 2017

Are you an acrylic painter wishing to try working with oils?
Are you an oil painter wanting to explore the exciting world of the still life?
Then this two day workshop is for you!
We will work with my simple palette of six colours and white, without using black.
What you will learn -
- how to make great darks as well as a variety of grays.
- how to vary your brushwork and edges.
- what makes better design for the still life composition.
Join me in my personal working / teaching studio where the class size is limited to four students only - giving you lots of one on one instruction.
Cost: $225 including supplies (so you can try oils without buying everything)
$200.00 with your own supplies (supply list to be provided at time of registration)

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