About the Workshop
Imagine a large, dreamy painting gracing a room in your home. Landscape, florals, still life - a gorgeous big painting makes a statement in a room and invites the viewer to slow down and contemplate beauty. This workshop will show ways to produce subject matter through photos taken and printed on site. Using a projector, the image is then enlarged easily onto the canvas. In addition, the use of found materials as background will add another interesting element to the paintino. Bring our passion and your paint to the studio and together leis make a luscious work of art.
Oil paint: titanium white, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, cad. yellow, lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue.
Brushes: # 6, #8, #10 - hogs hair flat brushes
Linseed oil and Odorless paint thinner - Gow’s Home Hardware
2 jars - mayonnaise or salsa size - 1 for oil - 1 for thinner
paper towels or cotton rags
canvases 8x10 or 10x10 or 10x12 - in that size range - at least 2 per day
Heather is a NSCAD graduate. She has taught art in the Halifax Pubic Schools, Sacred Heart School of Halifax and recently retired from the Fine Art faculty at NSCAD after 17 years teaching painting and drawing. Her work is in many private and some corporate collections. She is represented by Secord Gallery in Halifax and Trinity Galleries in Saint John, N.B. Heather lives in Petite Riviere and works in her studio surrounded by lilacs and roses.