We have a very exciting week planned for the last full week in September so make sure you put these dates on your calenders and in your daytimers!
The Bayview Watercolour Society is holding an exhibition of 70 Water media paintings from September 25th to the 30th at Boynton House, Richmond Green Park, 1300 Elgin Mills East, Richmond Hill.
The exhibition will be open:
Entrance is free of charge!
But there is far more planned than just the opportunity to view some beautiful artwork or purchase high quality art related gifts and cards!
We are running a Children's Art Fun Day on Saturday 29th September from 11am-2.30pm for the young and young at heart, as part of the Canada wide Culture Days Events. Come and try some free art activities from qualified art teachers and have your face painted!
INSTRUCTORS: Jean McDonald and Fiona Evans BWS
WORKSHOP: CHILDREN'S LETS CREATE PROGRAM
Children of all ages are encouraged to explore and experience the exciting world of art under the guidance of these two educators. Their unique methods will have even the most timid individuals comfortably involved in the art process.
There are also workshops and demo's planned all week. These are being run by some of our signature and award winning artists. Its an opportunity not to be missed!
Details of Workshops and Demonstrations
INSTRUCTOR: Lucia Lew
LEARN THE ART OF FACE PAINTING (adult workshop)
Discover the basic tricks and techniques of face painting from this experienced professional. Using brushes, sponges, stencils and more, surprise friends and family with your new found expertise as you turn facial features into colourful works of art.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 6pm to 8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Petra Burgmann
PRESENTATION: BEST TIPS AND TRICKS IN WATERCOLOUR (adult presentation)
A presentation of the best tips and tricks of watercolour. Among the tips shared, you will learn the easiest way to create a good value sketch, the best way to lift, how to achieve the deepest darks, to never be afraid of green, and how to avoid mud.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 11am to 3 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Ona Kingdon, CSPWC, PWS, NWWS, BWS
USING COLOUR TO CREATE ATMOSPHERE (adult workshop)
Take an enlightened look at colour with this internationally award winning artist. In this interactive workshop you will investigate how careful selection and use of colour can create mood and atmosphere in a painting. Explore analogous and complimentary colours and cool and warm colours and learn some useful ways to use them in a painting. This will be an innovative, fun, and interactive experience.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 6-8pm
DEMONSTRATOR: Steven Wolk
DEMONSTRATION: FOCUS ON FLOWERS (adult demo)
Be transported to the world of Steven's garden. Watch this enthusiastic and talented artist bring to life all the beauty and colour of summer's bounty.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 11am to 2pm
INSTRUCTOR: Betty Wong, BWS
WORKSHOP: WATERCOLOUR EXPRESSIONS (adult workshop)
This award winning artist will demonstrate a colourful, exciting floral composition and then lead you to explore the various artistic techniques with your own reference photo.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Shirley Scoble, BWS
WORKSHOP: ARTY EARRINGS (adult workshop)
Create exceptional earrings using some unusual and interesting materials. Go home with the earrings for yourself or your friends.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 3pm to 5pm
INSTRUCTOR: Diana Bick, TWS, BWS
WORKSHOP: MIXED MEDIA METHODS (adult workshop)
Experiment with a variety of media to create a unique abstract painting. Investigate ways of using old familiar mediums to get stunning new results. Go home with a refreshed view for combining art mediums.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 5:30pm to 8pm
INSTRUCTOR: Ben Lee BWS
WORKSHOP: WATERCOLOURS ON CANVAS (adult workshop)
How do we successfully paint on canvas with watercolour? Follow Ben's lead to interesting new ways of expressing yourself that are easy to do. Save framing costs and try this exciting modern approach to watercolour.
Participants will learn how to expand and loosen their interpretation of any subject matter, create an impressionistic style with freedom to work quickly without hesitation.
Bring in a piece of your artwork you think is not working. We will work together and apply methods that will transform the work before your eyes interactively improving skill through this exercise or bring in your subject reference to work on.
INSTRUCTOR: Shirley Scoble
WORKSHOP: CREATING TEXTURE IN WATERCOLOUR (adult workshop)
Learn various artistic techniques to create “leaf like textures” while enjoying the artistic process of making an autumn themed design. While the theme of this workshop focuses on leaves, the techniques and materials covered can be applied to a large variety of subjects. A bonus information sheet on creating great greens and autumn colours is included.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Fiona Evans
WORKSHOP: ACRYLIC EXPLORATIONS (adult workshop)
Discover the vivid world of Acrylic realism with award winning Artist Fiona Evans. Learn the secrets of her bright colours and stunning techniques to capture the attention of various audiences.
Prices for Workshops
BWS members $10 for each workshop or 3 of your choice for $25
Non Members $20 for each workshop or 3 of your choice for $45
There are only a maximum of 10 spaces available for each workshop so book early to avoid disappointment.
1. Please email Shirley Scoble at firstname.lastname@example.org
you will then be given details how to pay.