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November 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - November 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

| $220

Backgrounds can be tricky for many artists. The default is often to just paint literally from your reference photo. Or to not do a background at all. Sometimes this is a good choice but sometimes it isn’t. This workshop will introduce several different background treatments that students can add to their tool kit. A change in background treatment can have a profound effect on the look of your painting. The goal will be to encourage participants to think outside the box a little more.

Through demos and one to one instruction, participants will explore layering, glazing, and wet-in-wet techniques; both in the background and the subject. The demo will be a simple still life and students can choose to work from the same demo photo, or use a reference of their own. Instruction will be in acrylics.

To learn more about The Federation of Canadian Artist, visit: https://artists.ca/

To learn more about Janice Robertson and her work, visit: http://janicerobertson.ca/


November 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am
November 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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Semiahmoo Arts Visual Arts Studio
14601-20 Ave Surrey, BC v4a9p5 Canada + Google Map