Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
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Gibsons School of the Arts Workshops

for painters – taught by professional artists who are experienced instructors.

Improve your artistic abilities by enrolling in one of six summer workshops for painters at the Gibsons School of the Arts on the scenic Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada.

Classes vary in length from 4 to 5 days and starting on different days of the week. Fees are adjusted to reflect the length of the workshop.

For a complete list of dates, instructors and prices visit their site

Watercolour and Ink with Bruce Edwards

May 2 & 3. with Bruce Edwards. We will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Valuable information to supplement travel sketching and journals. We will also work from our own mini still life compositions, to realize the basic steps in producing our art.

Creative Dreamwork Classes – CANCELLED

Connect with your dreams through creative exploration. In this meditative yet playful class you will work with whole dreams, fragments or a single image you remember through mindfulness, active imagination, creative journalling and visual art. You will gain a new understanding of the guidance these night-time images provide and decipher the messages your subconscious self is communicating to you. On this journey of self-discovery you will open doors to your imagination, nurture your creativity and connect with yourself on a deeper level. To register contact

Spring Art Classes – Landscape – CANCELLED

8 classes ($80 members), ($90 non-members). Learn some creative techniques with instructor Shelley Stunell. Open to all new or experienced. This class is for beginners.

April 6 – 29th.

All classes are Mondays and Wednesdays
1 – 3 pm at Sarah Wray Hall.

Introduction to Landscape: Sketch to Finished Work – POSTPONED

Instructor Rick Cepella. Rick will share how he has combined decades of time sketching and recording in the field with a studio practice that allows him to create bold, expressive works born of his passion for the natural world and keen study of painting in its many forms. This is an excellent opportunity to share in the wealth of experience and knowledge of an artist/educator who thrives on the enthusiasm of his fellow artists and students. Some painting/drawing experience an asset.

Come prepared to work and learn. Please bring the painting tools you are familiar with. No oils. For drawing– a sketchbook and drawing tools including a black marker (non-toxic) . Bring samples of your work, reference photos and any examples of the work of others you admire.

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