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Open Studio Watercolour: Practice Makes Perfect


Mondays, September 11, 18, & 25; October 2, 16, 23,  & 30     10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Instructor Cam Wilson

Fee: $30/session

Watercolour is a dynamic and challenging medium that is difficult to harness. However, the reward can be brilliant, fresh, and vivid paintings not duplicated by any other medium.

Watercolour Open Studio is designed for watercolourists of all levels. These relaxed classes are designed to offer ideas, suggestions, and techniques specific to your interests and challenges in watercolours. Would you like to learn a better foundation for your painting? Maybe you would like insight into creating better colours, composition, and light values. Or is there a specific genre, such as landscape or portraiture, in which you would like to expand your skills or knowledge?

Share ideas and info, and paint alongside other watercolour enthusiasts in an informal studio setting. Bring in a drawing ready to paint, a painting in progress, or simply explore through quick watercolour studies. The instructor will work with each artist individually, developing aspects you find challenging or of particular interest through discussion and demos. Cam’s watercolours can be seen on his website,

Participants receive a 20% discount on art supplies purchased on class days.

Student brings:

Paintings you are working on

Paints, brushes, and any other watercolour supplies you usually use or would like to explore further

Optional:  You may wish to bring suitable art clothes, notepad, snack, & drink.

About the Instructor: Cam graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design with a diploma in Visual Communications. He then worked as an art director before venturing out on his own as a freelance Illustrator and designer. Cam also taught Graphic Design and Illustration in the Visual Communications program at MacEwan University. Several years ago Cam embarked on a journey to Southeast Asia and since then has returned on many occasions to paint some of the most beautiful places on earth.