Are you ready to Loosen Up your painting practice? In this inspiring painting weekend workshop, participants will be assigned fun and challenging timed painting exercises to build confidence to take risks and discover new strategies to their painting practice. Includes blind-contour drawing, semi-blind painting, collaborative painting, limited palette, mark-making, experimental colour, and other approaches to make the process more playful and exciting.
Oil and acrylic. A supply list will be provided in plenty of time before the workshop.
Location: #322b-1000 Parker Street, East Vancouver
Online Class: I’m currently researching how to deliver classes online over the summer while the coronavirus is altering how we do things. Meanwhile, if you are comfortable with one-on-one private sessions, or sessions for two or more in my studio at a safe distance, please contact me and we can get together!
Private Classes: $110/hr (first hour $85 for new student) 4-session package $400
Private Classes for Two: $160/hr
Group Classes: $400 half-day/ $750 full day
Artist talk: $350
Painting Demo: $350
Cancellation policy: Due to the demands for my teaching and my busy painting schedule, two weeks’ notice is required if you need to cancel or reschedule. Thank you for your understanding!
Instructor Biography: A finalist in the Royal Bank Painting Competition, Val Nelson has exhibited widely across Canada, and has taught painting at the Shadbolt Arts Centre, Emily Carr University, and Vancouver Island School of Art. She has 1800+ students and five-star reviews for her online painting course with Bluprint (formerly Craftsy). Val believes that painting can be fun and challenging, offering a beautiful pathway to self-realisation.