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I love sharing my knowledge with others and have instructed both children
and adults in many disciplines of art and design....View instruction CV>>

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Afternoon Light

'Afternoon Light' - Acrylic on canvas - 6" x 8"

Palette Knife Snowscapes

12+ yrs
Instructor: Evelyn Kirkaldy
Location: Cowan's Art Supplies, Nelson, BC

Great fun for both beginners and experienced artists! Join me for step-by-step instructions on creating luscious, textured, acrylic palette knife winter landscapes. All materials will be supplied, including canvas boards. Optional: bring your own 5” x 7” cradled 1.5” deep wood panel. Participants will go home with a finished work of art!

Saturday, January 20, 2018

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'Chickadee-dee-dee' - Oil on Canvas - 12" x 12"

Painting Songbirds in Oil

16+ yrs
Instructor: Evelyn Kirkaldy
Location: Crescent Valley Hall

Celebrate Spring! Songbirds are delightful subjects that herald the coming of spring. Join me for step-by-step instructions on creating colourful paintings using a simple oil painting technique. Basic sketching skills are recommended. Materials may be purchased directly at the workshop for an additional $10.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Workshops on working with oils, acrylics, watercolours and pastel,
with pencils, pen and ink, brushes, palette knives and even painter’s
stir sticks, include pointers on composition and design.

Palette Knife Painting – Fun for for novice as well as experienced
artists. Go home with a ready to frame ‘work of art’. Many students
have told me that they were so excited by this workshop that they immediately continued to produce more paintings in this style.

Illustration for Graphic Design – Brainstorming and ‘problem solving’, client presentation from concept roughs and through to the final product.

Art and Adventure! - Plein Air - outdoor painting adventures
and instruction.

Kids' Stuff! - Kids workshops – from cartooning to novelty
jewelry making to ‘painting the masters’….go>>

Get your art on! - Customized art instruction or parties available for adults or kids.


Individuals, groups or organizations interested in instruction or workshops, please send me a here>>

Plein air sketching in the Kootenays

Plein air sketching in the Kootenays