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Details for "Plein Air: Loose, Lush, Landscapes with Shari Pratt"


Two Day Plein Air Painting Workshop

November 9th, 2019

1.00 PM - 4.00 PM


November 10th, 2019

9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

with Shari Pratt

Suitable for Active and AFCA Members


Includes FREE GOLDEN products and literature

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Granville Island - Starting at the Federation Gallery

1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 4B7

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Approach Plein Air and landscape panting using the great outdoors and see what fun adding lots of colour and texture can be! Learn about GOLDEN's OPEN paint products and how they can be used to simplify painting outdoors with acrylics. Come and paint all day in a loose way, applying bold, big brush strokes with a lot of paint to create interesting effects.


Artists can either source their own supplies using the list provided, or register to include supplies in the cost of their workshop. You show up and Shari will have prepared for you, the exact same GOLDEN products she will be using! Supplies are valued at $200 but are kindly provided to you by Shari for an additional $120 on top of your registration fee.


Save yourself the stress of sourcing and remembering to bring all your supplies! Opt for the "Member Fee Including all Supplies" below.


Members: $170.00

Member Fee Including all Supplies: $290.00

Non-Members: $180.00

Non-Member Fee Including all Supplies: $300.00


Workshop Objectives:

Nov 9:

The instructor will give a verbal presentation on GOLDEN OPEN paints and mediums, and their application to the landscape, including appropriate colour palettes and compositional considerations.


  • You will be discussing colour theory and creating a personalized harmonious palette.


Nov 10:

  • Students will complete a series of (size of choice but not bigger than 16'' on one side) paintings from an agreed common composition.
  • If raining we will be creating a still-life in the gallery and/or painting in undecover areas (TBA) around the island
  • The instructor provide personal advice to each participant


About the Instructor - Shari Pratt

Shari Pratt is a Canadian born artist who works predominantly in the medium of painting, but often includes found photography and artefacts in her installations. Pratt completed her Master of Fine Arts at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and her Bachelor of Art Education Major from the University of British Columbia. She attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and British Columbia Institute of Technology taking courses in visual arts and graphic design. Pratt has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout BC, Canada, and the United States. She has won many awards including the Alex Colville Award for Excellence in Acrylic Painting and the British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Award. Pratt is the Working Artist for the Province of British Columbia for Golden Artist Colors. Pratt is currently interested in how memory functions and how we store and recall memories of our past.



Register online by clicking "Register Now" at the bottom of the screen, by phone 604-681-2744, or at the Federation Gallery, Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm

Refund & Cancellation Policy
We require full payment at the time of registration. You may withdraw until 4 weeks prior to the workshop start date and receive a full refund. No refunds will be allowed after this date.
We reserve the right to change or cancel any of our educational programs. If we cancel a workshop, a full refund will be given to all registrants. In the event the instructor is unavailable, either an alternate instructor with similar credentials.


Course Cost & Status

  • CAN$170.00
  • CAN$180.00 with Non-Member Fee
  • CAN$300.00 with Non Member fee with all Supplies Included
  • CAN$290.00 with Member Fee with all Supplies Included
Spots Available:
5+ spots available
Registration Open Since:
2019-08-12 00:00:00
Registration Closed Since:
2019-11-05 23:59:00
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