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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>>

Keep your eye on this page for upcoming events.

July-Idaho Peak acrylic painting

'JULY' Idaho Peak - Acrylic on canvas board - 8" x 6"

Palette Knife Landscapes

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

Great fun for both beginners and experienced artists! Join east Kootenay artist Evelyn Kirkaldy for step-by-step instructions on creating luscious, textured paintings using a palette knife. Participants will go home with a ready-to-frame “work of art”!

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1:30pm-4pm

Supplies are included for this workshop


Jedediah Island Inlet Watercolour

'Jedediah Island Inlet' - Watercolour on paper- 8.5" x 5.5"

En Plein Air Watercolours

16+ yrs
Instructor: Evelyn Kirkaldy
Location: TBA

Watercolour is the lightest, most compact media to bring along for an outdoor painting and hiking adventure. Evelyn will share a fun, quick method of capturing the amazing landscapes you experience along the way. These small works are great for journaling your outdoor experiences....more images>>

All you will need is a small sketchbook, quality watercolour set, 2-3 brushes, small plastic pill bottle for water, pencils, eraser, sharpener....and snacks/lunch. Bring a camera if you like. A folding chair can make the experience way more comfortable.

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 9:30am-12:30pm



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