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This event began 2020-09-15 and repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for 4 occurrences

September 15- 18

Winchester Galleries is pleased to announce the upcoming Art Workshops instructed by our talented local artists Neil McClelland and Lesley Finlayson. These workshops will happen from September 15 to 18 and will be instructed on different themes.


Following the provincial guidelines regarding COVID-19, we have limited the number of participants to 6 people at every session. All ages are welcome to register.
We recommend wearing masks during the workshops and at the gallery. We will sanitize and disinfect all the surfaces and equipment before and after every session.


Workshops 1 & 2: September 15 – 16, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
(Instructor: Lesley Finlayson)

Going beyond literal colour

By imposing controlled palettes onto your paint choices, you can begin to explore modifying the depth, mood and expression of your painting beyond what literal colour might offer. You can project a sense of calm, or energy, suggest a time of day, exaggerate the physical space and ultimately make the painting work as a whole.

Bring drawings or photographs that you would like to work from.
Materials will be provided

Workshop 3: September 17, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
(Instructor: Neil McClelland)

Still Life: Exploring Complementary Colours

Participants will create a painting working from observation of still life objects and using two complementary colours.

Workshop 4: September 18, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
(Instructor: Neil McClelland)

Painting on the Photograph

Participants will create an artwork by painting on a colour image collaged onto canvas. Participants should bring with them a selection of colour images to paint on (photograph, magazine, or printed in colour from online). Magazines will also be available.

Art Workshops at Winchester Galleries, Sep 15-18 schedule lr.jpg

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