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Learn to Paint Beautiful Bears - Registration opens April 16th @ 9am

  • Kandice Keith Studio Unit 201, 39012 Discovery Way Squamish, BC, V8B 0E5 Canada (map)

In this hands-on workshop you will learn to prepare a canvas, explore the basics of colour theory, paint handling and basic brush work all while you create a painting of a local iconic bear and under the guidance of local artist Kandice Keith.

You will explore tinting and shading, colour as a value, use of complimentary colours and how and when to use big, bold brushstrokes.

Each day you will be led through different exercises to teach you basic techniques while building your confidence as you complete your work of art.

All Levels Welcome

Saturday, May 5th and
Sunday May 6th
11am - 4pm
$195 /per person

// Some materials included

Materials included:
• One canvas per student
• Base layer paint

Required supplies:

Paint: Professional acrylic paints are strongly encouraged. We recommend either Golden Brand Fluid or Liquitex. Paints can be purchased at Opus Art Supplies, or Up with Art in Squamish.

  •  Titanium White
  • Phthalo Blue (red shade)
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Green gold
  • Quinacrindone Nickel Azo Gold
  • Yellow Ochre
  •  Cadmium Yellow Dark
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Teal
  • Black Gesso

Brushes: Professional quality brushes are strongly encouraged. We recommend the following that can be purchased at Opus Art Supplies.

  •  Opus Legato Bright Brush, 1, large size 10, 12 or 14
  • Opus Legato Bright Brush, 1, small size 2 (for highlights)


Additional Supplies:

·       Liquitex Pouring Medium

·       Paint Palette

·       Rags or old dish towels for clean up