OVERVIEW OF PAINTING CLASSES

Lovely artwork by a 12-year old student who has been studying oil-painting with me.
Her choice of subject matter was the family dog. How can that not be inspiring?

I teach online and in-person group and one-on-one painting and drawing classes . My classes include Painting for Beginners, Painting Landscape, Colour Theory, Drawing, and sometimes Open Painting Studio for artists to keep the momentum going in their practice in the company of others artists (see the Class menu at the top right of the page).

My home studio is in Courtenay, about a half-hour south of Campbell River on Vancouver Island, and just a little over an hour north of Nanaimo. Private sessions are customized to the student’s specific needs. I teach all levels, from age 11 to adult. The focus for the sessions may include general painting technical training, critiques and/or coaching, to help students with their creative process. My approach is positive and constructive; I teach painting in oil or acrylic.

I also love performing demos for painting groups and art stores, such as the Opus Art Supplies demos I have done over the years. My next online demo with Opus will be October 9, 11am-12:30pm. Please contact the Victoria location to RSVP.

Do you have an idea for a class you would like to see that is not listed above? Shoot me an email or give me a call and perhaps we can set something up for you! Class fees under “Other Options” in Classes drop-down above. 🙂

val@valnelson.ca 778-865-2650