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Details for "Bringing Landscapes to Life: Oil and Acrylic Painting from Photos with Sue Cowan"

February 8th - 9th, 2020

10.00 AM - 4.00 PM


Bringing Landscapes to Life:

Oil and Acrylic Painting from Photos with Sue Cowan

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Sandrine Pelissier Studios,

125 Garden Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3A4

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Members: $295.00

Non-Members: $330.00


Suitable for beginner and intermediate students.


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Workshop Overview

Have you ever struggled to capture the real essence and feeling of your landscape photos on canvas?
In this workshop, you will learn how to create distinctive, unique paintings from your own photos that reflect all the magic of time and place.

In the morning of each day you will define why and how you want to paint this particular landscape, exploring the mood, colour, edges and marks that will help to convey your concept. You will experiment with composition, consider values and perspective, and explore techniques to bring your vision to life.
In the afternoon you will develop your painting on a larger canvas. After the morning’s exploration, you will have researched the possibilities for your painting and decided on your course of action. Now on this larger canvas you will be able to paint with freedom and joy allowing your personal style to emerge.
Through this 2-day workshop you will learn through a variety of demos, explanation, and one-on-one support from Sue as you work in your choice of acrylic or oil from your own photos.


About the Instructor - Sue Cowan, SFCA


Sue Cowan is an award-winning artist who is passionate about painting the world around her. With over 25 years of experience teaching drawing and painting, she loves to inspire new and emerging artists to gain skill and confidence in creating and expressing themselves through their own artwork. Sue celebrates the beauty of nature and uses a range of mediums to capture the true essence of places and landscapes.

Below are just a few testimonials from her students:
• Such a creative, enthusiastic instructor
• Liked the combination of lecture, demonstration

  and practice
• Enjoyed freedom to explore ideas
• Love Sue’s style of teaching. She knows how to

  criticize without discouraging.
• Sue created a very positive atmosphere



Register online by clicking "Register Now" at the bottom of the screen, by phone 604-681-2744, or at the Federation Gallery, Tues - 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.


Cost & Status

Cost for Non-Members:
Cost for Members:
Spots Available:
FULL (10 of 10 spots taken)
Registration Open Since:
2019-12-05 00:00:00
Registration Closed Since:
2020-02-07 23:59:00
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