2 Day – Painting with Acrylic workshop – August 2017

Painting with Acrylic August 19-20, 2017 Location: Baxter Arts Centre, Bloomfield, ON Paint vibrant, expressive and creative acrylic paintings by exploring colour, value and negative pattern. From composition and design to underpainting, glaze techniques and...

2 Day Pastel Workshop – July 2017

Painting with Pastels July 8-9, 2017 Location: Baxter Arts Centre, Bloomfield, ON Pastels offer pure pigment at your fingertips. This workshop celebrates the pastel medium in its application and approaches. Day 1: Pastel Basics – Traditional pastel techniques...

Painting Process for Bare Bones

Bare Bones – Pastel on an acrylic underpainting – 20″w x 24″h As I wanted to frame the finished work with ArtGlass and no mat, I started this piece by mounting pastel paper, Clairfontaine PastelMat, to an acid free foam board for stability. I...

Painting Process for Looking Towards the Lake II

Looking Towards the Lake II was painted in my studio from a photo I took on vacation. The openness of the landscape allows me to emphasize the ‘sky scape”, which I love to do in my paintings. I find the challenge of creating a sky that defines the story...

Going Coastal painting process

The process for creating my pastel/acrylic work starts with painting a very loose acrylic underpainting on a wet-media friendly pastel paper. The pastel paper chosen for “Going Coastal” is Clairfontaine PastelMat. The acrylic underpainting is based on a...

2 Day Pastel Workshop

2 Day – Pastel Workshop Presented by The Society of York Region Artists Day 1 – Pastel Basics Day 2 – Pastel on underpainting Member of SOYRA $65.00 each day or discounted fee for two days $120.00 Non Members $75.00 each day or discounted fee for two days $145.00...